LAWTON — Constantine’s wrestling team faced some of the better programs in the state in Thursday’s Bryan Sosinski Memorial Invitational at Lawton High School.
Constantine’s toughest match of the day came in a heartbreaking 40-39 loss to White Pigeon.
The Falcons were also on the losing side of matches against perennial state powers Schoolcraft 51-21, Lawton 60-24, Decatur 54-24 and Bronson 51-30.
Constantine’s match against White Pigeon was a seesaw battle.
Evan Atherton of White Pigeon earned an 11-2 major decision over Constantine’s Zach Harrison at 130 pounds.
At 135, Nate Weber of White Pigeon was awarded a forfeit.
In the 140 pound class, Corey Anthony of Constantine pinned Carlos Castro of White Pigeon in 1:18.
Roy Solis (145) of Constantine won by forfeit.
Sebastian Castro (152) of White Pigeon pinned Jacob Shoesmith of Constantine in 1:32.
Dakota Anthony (160) of Constantine pinned Hunter Jourdan of White Pigeon in 3:13.
At 171, Hunter Rummler of White Pigeon pinned Joshua Geibe of Constantine in 0:29.
Andrew Carper (189) of Constantine pinned Nate Hagen from White Pigeon in 1:36.
At 215, Matt Morey of Constantine pinned White Pigeon’s Mason Aumack in 2:53.
In the 285 class, Kobie DeBruine of White Pigeon pinned Clayton Tonkin of Constantine in 1:08.
At 103, Austin Raymond of White Pigeon won by forfeit.
At 112, Devyn Begley of Constantine pinned Luke Lambert of White Pigeon in 1:03.
At 119, Noah Harrison of Constantine beat Lincoln Strawser from White Pigeon 4-0.
Kyle Black (125) of White Pigeon pinned Nathan Carper of Constantine in 0:52.
Begley was a bright spot on the day for Constantine with a 5-0 record, including four pins.
Noah Harrison finished 3-1 on the day for the Falcons with one pin.
Nathan Carper went 2-3 with a pair of pins.
Zach Harrison posted a 3-1 mark with a pair of pins.
Corey Anthony finished 4-0 with two pins at 135 and also earned a pin at 140.
Solis finished 2-3 with a pin.
Also winning one match apiece for Constantine were Dakota Anthony, Andrew Carper (189) and Matt Morey (189, 215).
Dakota Anthony and Andrew Carper all had one pin.
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