Schindel and Reynolds Lead #29 Wrestling to Second at Petrofes Invitational

Bill Schindel and Riki Reynolds were two of eight Purple Raiders that placed at the Messiah Petrofes Invitational.
Bill Schindel and Riki Reynolds were two of eight Purple Raiders that placed at the Messiah Petrofes Invitational.

GRANTHAM, Pa. – Bill Schindel (Tallmadge/Akron Hoban) and Riki Reynolds (Marion/Pleasant) each claimed titles at 197 and 133 respectively to lead the No. 29 ranked Mount Union wrestling team to a second place finish at the Messiah College Petrofes Invitational in Grantham, Pa.

Schindel and Reynolds were two of nine Purple Raiders to place at the event. Josh Malave (Cleveland/Lutheran East) at 141 and Andy Jenkins (Stow/Woodridge) at 184 both placed second, Kevin Shadrach (Parma/Parma) at 149 and Derick Hesson (Dexter City/Caldwell) at 285 each were third, Colin Dennis (North Ridgeville/Lutheran West) was fourth at 133 while Josh Cintron (Alliance/Alliance) at 157 and Jeremy Hathaway (Cuyahoga Falls/Woodridge) each placed seventh.

The Raiders amassed 147.0 points which left them just 15.5 points behind the 162.5 points of tournament winner and No. 21 ranked Wilkes (Pa.).  Mount Union edged out Wilkes in a dual match just three weeks ago.

Mount Union is next on the mat Friday, Dec. 10 at 7 pm when they travel to Thiel (Pa.) for a dual match.

Messiah Petrofes Invitational – Grantham, Pa.

Team Scores

1. #21 Wilkes, Pa. (WU) – 162.5
2. #29 Mount Union (MTU) – 147.0
3. #27 Messiah, Pa. (MES) – 136.5
4. #25 Springfield, Mass. (SPR) – 127
5. McDaniel, Md. (McD) and Lycoming, Pa. (LYC) – 84
7. Bridgewater State, Mass. (BSC) – 78
8. John Hopkins, Md. (JHU) – 76.5
9. Oneonta State, N.Y. (ONE) – 68.5
10. Ursinus, Pa. (URS) – 60
11. Gettysburg, Pa. (GET) – 36
12. Washington & Lee, Va. (W&L) – 27.5
13. Muhlenberg, Pa. (MUH) – 21.5

Mount Union Individual Results

Arden Bement (MTU) pinned Christopher Bourgignon (ONE), 3:31
Earl Eppard (McD) dec. Arden Bement (MTU), 5-3
Brad Kress (MTU) pinned Arden Bement (MTU), 6:53

Jesse Sgaglione (SFD) dec. Brad Kress (MTU), 6-2
Brad Kress (MTU) pinned Arden Bement (MTU), 6:53
Tom Casper (SPR) pinned Brad Kress (MTU), 5:27

Riki Reynolds (MTU) pinned Derek Grant (BSC), 4:52
Reynolds (MTU) maj. dec. Andrew Clark (MES), 14-4
Reynolds (MTU) dec. Dennis (MTU), 4-2
Reynolds (MTU) pinned Tom Gorestsas (McD), 2:08
Reynolds (MTU) dec. Ben Mikac (ONE), 3-2 (first place match)

Colin Dennis (MTU) dec. Griffin Panicucci (WU), 8-2
Dennis (MTU) maj. dec. Sean Ensign (McD), 13-1
Dennis (MTU) pinned Stephen Antonek (MES), 2:59
Dennis (MTU) dec. Eddie Giron (SPR), forfeit
Reynolds (MTU) dec. Dennis (MTU), 4-2
Gorestsas (McD) d. Dennis (MTU), 10-3 (third place match)

Joseph Grippi (SPR) pinned Cameron May (MTU), 1:23
Dan Traficanti (GET) maj. dec. May (MTU), 12-4

Tyler Johnston (MTU) maj. dec. Matt Anderson (SPR), 16-4
Henry Stauber (JHU) maj. dec. Johnston (MTU), 12-1
Johnston (MTU) pinned Gary Nevolis (SPR), 3:35
Duncan Crystal (JHU) dec. Johnston (MTU) 3-2

Josh Malave (MTU) pinned James Ferrall (ONE), 6:24
Malave (MTU) pinned Matthew Parker (MUH), 2:33
Malave (MTU) dec. Blaze Chatham (SPR), 3-1
Malave (MTU) dec. Ryan Wilson (WU), 3-2
Grippi (SPR) dec. Malave (MTU), 4-3 (first place match)

Kevin Shadrach (MTU) dec. Keith Swanson (MUH), 3-1
Shadrach (MTU) pinned Tyler Lauchaire (WU), 4:04
Andrew Dattolo (WU) dec. Shadrach (MTU), 5-0
Shadrach (MTU) maj. dec. Dave Standridge (MES), 13-3
Shadrach (MTU) dec. Chris Hardenberg (MES), 8-2
Shadrach (MTU) tech fall Logan Putnam (MES), 17-2
Shadrach (MTU) dec. Ryan McGilvray (SPR), 12-6 (third place match)

Philip Racciato (WU) pinned Zach Bickel (MTU), 2:10
Logan Yox (McD) dec. Bickel (MTU), 6-3 

Josh Cintron (MTU) maj. dec. Robert Franklin (SPR), 14-1
Cintron (MTU) dec. Brandon Dixon (WU), 4-1
Mike Bressler (MES) maj. dec. Cintron (MTU), 9-1
Cintron (MTU) dec. Matthew Ellery (WU), 6-1
Keith Jaworski (W&L) dec. Cintron (MTU), 3-1
Cintron (MTU) dec. Matt Fusaro (JHU), forfeit (seventh place match)

Chad Rhoades (MTU) maj. dec. Michael Ward (LYC), 14-2
Shane Everett (WU) dec. Rhoades (MTU), 10-5
Matt Fusaro (JHU) dec. Rhoades (MTU), 7-3

Joe Schindel (MTU) pinned Matthew Generotti (URS), 4:52
Kristopher Krawchuk (WU) maj. dec. J. Schindel (MTU), 10-2
J. Schindel (MTU) dec. Joseph Gowen (JHU), 6-1
Steve Ciaccio (BSC) dec. J. Schindel (MTU), 4-2

John Piechuta (MTU) maj. dec. Nicholas Lynch (WU), 11-2
Matt Cross (MES) maj. dec. Piechuta (MTU), 13-1
Derrick Longo (SPR) dec. Piechuta (MTU), 6-5

Frankie Provenzano (ONE) dec. Mike Oktavec (MTU), 6-2
Jonathan Secor (LYC) dec. Oktavec (MTU), 6-3

Jeremy Hathaway (MTU) maj. dec. David Kohls (ONE), 17-6
Hathaway (MTU) dec. Steven Bandstra (MES), 9-3
Jared Leon (GET) dec. Hathaway (MTU), 9-3
Hathaway (MTU) dec. Myles Tornetta (URS), 4-3
Brandon Sundwall (SPR) dec. Hathaway (MTU) 10-5
Hathaway (MTU) dec. Mike Kevlin (URS), 3-1 (seventh place match)

Darin Lyles (MTU) pinned Jason Barriault (SPR), 1:45
David Jones (MES) maj. dec. Lyles (MTU), 15-1
Myles Tornetta (URS) dec. Lyles (MTU), 6-3

Andy Jenkins (MTU) maj. dec. Joel Altavesta (SPR), 8-0
Jenkins (MTU) tech fall Chad Obzud (ONE), 18-1
Jenkins (MTU) dec. Nate Murren (URS), 2-1
Matthew Transue (WU) dec. Jenkins (MTU), 7-6 (first place match)

Bill Schindel (MTU) pinned Marshall Puls (GET), 4:26
B. Schindel (MTU) pinned Will Sholly (MUH), 5:35
B. Schindel (MTU) pinned Michael Case (SPR), 5:17
B. Schindel (MTU) maj. dec. Russel Korbul (LYC), 10-1
B Schindel (MTU maj. dec. Reid Mosquera (JHU), 11-2 (first place match)

David Oberrender (WU) pinned Joe Ward (MTU), 6:15
Taylor Gload (URS) dec. Ward (MTU), 4-0

Josh Roberts (MTU) dec. Michael Shannon (WU), 12-5
Ed Minelli (URS) dec. Roberts (MTU), 5-2
Roberts (MTU) pinned Vincent Barber (ONE), 1:46
Roberts pinned Michael Protano (SPR), 3:50
Hesson (MTU) pinned Roberts (MTU), 1:12

William Cornley (URS) dec. Corey Hagan (MTU), 13-6
Kevin Poplaski (GET) pinned Hagan (MTU), 6:13

Derick Hesson (MTU) dec. Zane Bachert (MES), 9-2
Ricky Caruso (BSC) dec. Hesson (MTU), 3-1
Hesson (MTU) pinned Roberts (MTU), 1:12
Hesson (MTU) maj. dec. William Cornley (URS), 12-1
Hesoon (MTU) dec. Ricky Caruso (BSC), 3-0 (third place match)

Ron Fusco (SPR) dec. Nick Rajcsak (MTU), 8-4
Rajcsak (MTU) dec. Ethan Covalt (MES), 7-2
Richard Wigglesworth (SPR) dec. Rajcsak (MTU), 4-3