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Edinboro Wins Sixth Straight PSAC Championship, Five Scots Crowned Champions

By Bob Shreve, Edinboro's Sports Information Director, 12/12/16, 8:45AM EST

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LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – The Edinboro wrestling team finished with five individual champions and came away with their sixth PSAC championship on Saturday at the 74th Annual PSAC Championships, hosted by Lock Haven. Head coach Tim Flynn's Fighting Scots have now won 11 of the last 12 PSAC crowns, with Flynn now owning 17 in his 20 years as head coach. In addition, the PSAC title was the 19th overall for Edinboro, tying Lock Haven for the most ever in the PSAC.

Edinboro finished with 156.5 points, with Lock Haven coming in a distant second with 132 points. Clarion was third with 96.5 points, as 12 teams participated in the conference championships. Clarion's Evan DeLong was named the Outstanding Wrestler after winning the title at 165 lbs.

Sean Russell (125 lbs.) and Patricio Lugo (149 lbs.) picked up their second PSAC crowns, while Korbin Myers (133 lbs.), Ty Schoffstall (174 lbs.), and Dakota Geer (184 lbs.) claiming their first championships. Seven Fighting Scots reached the finals. Chase Delande (157 lbs.) and Billy Miller (hwt.) placed second, while Ozzy Lugo (141 lbs.), Fritz Hoehn (165 lbs.), and Dylan Reynolds (197 lbs.) came in fourth.

Russell won all three of his matches by major decision, including 14-5 over Willie Bohince of Mercyhurst in the finals. He is now 13-3. Lugo did the same while winning his second title at 149 lbs. He won a 20-7 major decision over Lock Haven's Kyle Shoop in the finals to also improve to 13-3.

Myers, a redshirt freshman, went 4-0 on the day, with two major decisions and a technical fall. He was a 12-4 winner over Carmine Ciotti of Gannon in the finals. He has a 13-5 record.

Schoffstall, a redshirt junior in his first year as the starter at 174 lbs., was a 6-2 winner over Dominic Rigous of Clarion in the finals, after a pair of major decisions. He boosted his record to 5-4.

Geer, a highly-regarded freshman, won the 184 lb. title with a 5-3 decision over Clarion's Scott Marmoll. While improving to 12-3, he won twice by technical fall and once by major decision.  

FINAL TEAM SCORES
1.            EDINBORO (156.5)
2.            Lock Haven (132)
3.            Clarion (96.5)
4.            Bloomsburg (74)
5.            Pitt-Johnstown (72)
6.            Mercyhurst (66.5)
7.            Seton Hill (57.5)
8.            Gannon (57)
9.            Kutztown (45)
10.          Shippensburg (30)
11.          East Stroudsburg (12.5)
12           Millersville (10.5)

CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHES

125 lbs. – Sean Russell (Edin.) maj. dec. Willie Bohince (M'hurst), 14-5

133 lbs. – Korbin Myers  (Edin.) maj. dec. Carmine Ciotti (GU), 12-4

141 lbs. – Ronnie Perry (LHU) tech. fall Joseph Alessandro (SHU), 15-0

149 lbs. – Patricio Lugo (Edin.) maj. dec. Kyle Shoop (LHU), 19-5

157 lbs. – Cody Law (UPJ) dec. Chase Delande (Edin.), 8-2

165 lbs. – Evan DeLong (Clar.) dec. Tyler Reinhart (UPJ), 2-1 tb1

174 lbs. – Ty Schoffstall (Edin.) dec. Dominic Rigous (Clar.), 6-2

184 lbs. – Dakota Geer (Edin.) dec. Scott Marmoll (Clar.), 5-3

197 lbs. – Evan Ramos (Shipp.) dec. Tristan Sponseller (Ship.), 8-5

Hwt. – Thomas Haines (LHU) dec. Billy Miller (Edin.), 4-3

Outstanding Wrestler:  Evan DeLong, Clarion

EDINBORO RESULTS
125 lbs. – Sean Russell – 1st Place
First Round:  bye
Quarterfinals: won by maj. dec. over Abraham Guarriello, Gannon 27-15
Semifinals:  won by maj. dec. over Austin Petril, Kutztown 12-4
Finals: won by maj. dec. over Willie Bohince, Mercyhurst 14-5

133 lbs. – Korbin Myers – 1st Place
First Round:  won by dec. over Tanner Cahill, UPJ 8-4
Quarterfinals:  won by tech. fall over Keegan Worley, Millersville 16-0 (4:01)
Semifinals:  won by maj. dec. Roshaun Cooley, Clarion 10-1
Finals:  won by maj. dec. over Carmine Ciotti, Gannon 12-4

141 lbs. – Ozzy Lugo – 4th Place
First Round:  won by fall over John Marotto, Gannon
Quarterfinals:  won by fall over Pierre Liciaga, ESU 1:25
Semifinals:  lost by dec. to Joseph Alessandro, Seton Hill 13-12
Consolation Semifinals:  lost by fall to Chris Eddins, UPJ 2:28
Fifth Place:  won by forfeit over Grant Bond, Bloomsburg

149 lbs. – Patricio Lugo – 1st Place
First Round:  bye
Quarterfinals:  won by maj. dec. over Cody Blankenship, Shippensburg 14-3
Semifinals:  won by maj. dec. Ty Lydic, Seton Hill 20-7
Finals:  won by maj. dec. over Kyle Shoop, Lock Haven 19-5

157 lbs. – Chase Delande – 2nd Place
First Round:  bye
Quarterfinals:  won by med. forfeit over Joseph Kratochvil, ESU
Semifinals:  won by maj. dec. over Brendon Colbert, Bloomsburg 11-2
Finals:  lost by dec. to Cody Law, UPJ 8-2

165 lbs. – Fritz Hoehn – 4th Place
First Round:  bye
Quarterfinals:  Shane Ruhnke, Millersville
Semifinals:  lost by fall to Tyler Reinhart, UPJ 0:35
Consolation Semifinals:  won by dec. over Garrett Smith, Gannon 8-7
Third Place Match:  lost by dec. to Francis Mizia, Mercyhurst 8-5

174 lbs. – Ty Schoffstall – 1st Place
First Round:  Bye
Quarterfinals:  won by maj. dec. over Tevor Allard, Bloomsburg 15-6
Semifinals:  won by maj. dec. over Tyler Wood, Lock Haven 12-2
Finals:  won by dec. over Dominic Rigous, Clarion 6-2

184 lbs. – Dakota Geer – 1st Place
First Round:  won by tech. fall over Hunter Feck, Shippensburg 16-0
Quarterfinals:  won by maj. dec. over Kyle Murphy, Bloomsburg 10-2
Semifinals:  won by tech. fall over Tyler Richardson, ESU, 15-0
Finals:  won by dec. over Scott Marmoll, Clarion 5-3

197 lbs. – Dylan Reynolds – 4th Place
First Round: bye
Quarterfinals:  lost by dec. to Wes Phipps, Mercyhurst 4-0
Consolation Second Round:  won by maj. dec. over Tyler Oliver, UPJ 11-2
Consolation Quarterfinals:  won by maj. dec. over Ethan Budd, Gannon 9-0
Consolation Semifinals:  won by med. forfeit over Dustin Conti, Clarion
Third Place:  lost by dec. to Jake Temple, Seton Hill 3-1 sv

Hwt. – Billy Miller – 2nd Place
First Round:  bye
Quarterfinals:  won by maj. dec. to Ryan Appleby, Kutztown 13-3
Semifinals:  won by dec. over Nick Budd, Gannon 8-4
Finals:  lost by dec. to Thomas Haines, Lock Haven 4-3