Pitt-Johnstown dominates Gannon
Mount Cats win eight of final nine bouts to down Golden Knights
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. -- After dropping the first bout of the night, No. 8 Pitt-Johnstown won eight of the final nine matches, including a pin by eighth-ranked Gary Lantz at 184 pounds in a 33-6 win against Gannon on Wednesday.
Matt Turek opend the match with a 5-1 win against Dave Fogle, but the Mountain Cats responded with major decision wins by third-ranked Ryan Link at 133 pounds, and fifth-ranked Jack Bachman at 141 pounds. Link defeated Adam Weinell, 13-2, and Bachman dealt Scott Bulzan a 12-1 loss to put the Mountain Cats up 8-3.
The Golden Knights cut it ot 8-6 with fifth-ranked Ethan Swope's 11-4 decision against Tyler Chesney at 149 pounds, but Zach Lundgren responded for Pitt-Johnstown by handing Sean Floor a 13-4 major decision loss to increase the lead to 12-6.
That win sparked a streak of six consecutive wins to lead the Mountain Cats to the victory.
At 165 pounds, Logan Shirey earned a 5-4 decision against Buddy Blotzer, before Travis Mckillop scored a 6-2 win against 2010 National Qualifier Bret Terry at 174 pounds.
Pitt-Johnstown then sealed the win when Lantz pinned Keith Stoerr at 1:18 to make it 24-6 with two bouts remaining.