At 285, Nick Schiefelbein knew he needed more than a regular decision to win the dual for his team. He battled his opponent but was not able to score in the 1st period. In the 2nd, Nick escaped and was able to take down his opponent to his back and pick up the pin and win the dual meet for his team. Dulaney came from behind and won the match 40-37!
Dulaney is now 19-8 overall and 7-4 in dual meets.
At 126, Destiny Benjamin gave up the first takedown and struggled to escape, trailing 2-0 at the end of the 1st period. She quickly escaped in the 2nd period but was taken down again. In the 3rd period, Destiny was able to take her opponent down with a Fireman’s Carry and pick up 2 back points. She trailed 6-5. She let her opponent up and trailed 7-5 with only 30 seconds to go in the match. She tied the score with another Fireman’s Carry to force the match into overtime, where she hit another Fireman’s Carry to win the match 9-7.
Pins stole the spotlight on center mat at Dulaney High as 11 of the 14 wrestling matches ended with a mat slap and the host Lions (10-4) earned a majority of them and cruised to a 51-24 victory over Kenwood (5-3) on Thursday night.
The Lions started off their season against the always tough Catonsville team, hoping to beat them for the first time since the 2012-2013 season. The match started off at 182 pounds. Ben Livingston fought off several shot attempts and was able to spin behind his opponent for the first takedown. In the 2nd period, Ben was able to reverse his opponent to his back but could not pin him. Later in the 2nd period, Ben was able to turn his opponent with a half nelson to secure the pin and give the Lions a 6-0 lead in the team score.