BEAVERCREEK — With a snow storm looming to hit the Miami Valley the Northmont High School wrestling team couldn’t weather a Beavercreek team Friday night that overpowered the Thunderbolts 55-12.
Both team forfeited at 106 pounds while Northmont also had to forfeit matches at 113, 120 and 126 pounds.
In the 132 pound match Justin Weckler (Beavercreek) scored a 7-6 decision against Miles Moyer.
At 138 Jacob Pfander (Beavercreek) won by a fall in 3:05 vs. Christian Powell.
The 145 pound match saw Garrett Golden (Beavercreek) win by a fall in 4:43 vs. Mason Sigler.
Northmont got its first win at 152 where Andrew Knick won by a fall in 2:40 vs. Ian Baird.
At 160 Alex Canida (Beavercreek) scored a 15-6 decision vs. James Wilson.
The 170 pound match saw Jordan Dillon (Beavercreek) win by a fall in 3:47 vs. Jackson Clark.
At 182 John Hammond (Beavercreek) won by a fall in 56 seconds vs. Billy Mengerink.
In the 195 pound match Austin Stevenson (Beavercreek) scored an 8-4 decision over Phil Tracey.
In a controversial 220 pound bout that went into overtime Bradley Smith (Beavercreek) scored a 3-2 decision over Bryan Heyward.
The heavyweight match saw Seth Frantz (Northmont) win by a fall in 5:03 vs. Justin Knipper.
“It was a rough night but the kids wrestled a lot better,” said Assistant Coach Rob Winkler. “We wrestled with more aggressiveness. We had the first takedown in almost every match even though we lost. We thought the kids did a really good job. They are starting to come around and hopefully we will continue to improve.”