No. 14 RIT Wrestling beats Oswego State from Fulton War Memorial
January 05, 2020


FULTON, NY -- The No. 14 RIT (1-0) wrestling team defeated Oswego State (1-2) 26-15 in Empire Collegiate Wrestling Conference action from the Fulton War Memorial Saturday afternoon.

The Lakers jumped out to a 3-0 lead with a 7-4 win by Isaac Mathews over Benjamin Dougherty (Charlestown, RI/Chariho) of the Tigers. Colby Giroux (Richmond, VT/Mount Mansfield) cut the Oswego lead to 9-3 with his 10-4 win over Aidan Mathews at 197 lbs. Sam Weinger (Blooming Grove, NY/Washingtonville) returned for first time in 2019-20 and tied the scored at 9-9 with pin of Toryan Jones at 285 lbs.

Chris Horton (Athens, PA/Athens Area) defeated William Hardin, 9-5 at 133 lbs., which cut the Oswego State lead to 15-12 lead.

RIT took its first lead of the match when Isaiah Ocasio (Vineland, NJ/Vineland) defeated Kian Pacheco, 10-2 at 141 lbs., to give the Tigers a 16-15 lead. Zach Stedeford (Pittsburgh, PA/North Allegheny) was a 4-3 winner at 149 lbs. to extend the RIT lead to 19-15

Kaidon Winters (Athens, PA/Athens Area), ranked second at 157 lbs., took a 3-0 decision over Christian Gramuglia to give the Tigers a 22-15 lead. Dempsey King (New Hartford, NY/New Hartford), ranked second at 165 lbs., clinched the win for RIT with a 12-2 major decision over Charlie Grygas.

RIT returns to action on Friday, Jan. 10, when the Tigers begin competition at the NWCA Dual Championship from Louisville, KY.

RIT 26, Oswego State 15:
174 lbs. - Isaac Mathews (Oswego State) def. Benjamin Dougherty (Charlestown, RI/Chariho) - 7-4 dec.
184 lbs. - Colby Hardin (Oswego State) def. John Donohue (Smithtown, NY/Hauppauge) - Fall 1:09
197 lbs. - Colby Giroux (Richmond, VT/Mount Mansfield) def. Aidan Mathews (Oswego State) - 10-4 dec.
285 lbs. - Sam Weinger (Blooming Grove, NY/Washingtonville) def. Toryan Jones (Oswego State) - Fall 2:58
125. lbs. - John DeConno (Oswego State) - win forfeit
133 lbs. - Chris Horton (Athens, PA/Athens Area) def. William Hardin (Oswego State) - 9-5 dec.
141 lbs. - Isaiah Ocasio (Vineland, NJ/Vineland) def. Kian Pacheco (Oswego State) - 10-2 maj. dec.
149 lbs. - Zach Stedeford (Pittsburgh, PA/North Allegheny) def. Joshua Bressette (Oswego State) - 4-3 dec.
157 lbs. - Kaidon Winters (Athens, PA/Athens Area) def. Christian Gramuglia (Oswego State) - 3-0. dec.
165 lbs. - Dempsey King (New Hartford, NY/New Hartford) def. Charlie Grygas (Oswego State) - 12-2 maj. dec.

133 lbs. - Chris Dean (Long Branch, NJ/Long Branch) def. John DeConno. (Oswego State) - 10-7 dec.
133lbs. - Kaleb Carreon (Oswego State) def. Nate. Osborne - 7-3 dec.
141 lbs. - Joey Brillo def. Nicolai Celestian (Oswego State) - Fall 0:00
165 lbs. - Caleb Beach (Oswego State) def. Cole Murphy (Syracuse, NY/Westhill) - Fall 0:00