Pioneers End Dual Season with Win over Jamestown
February 14, 2020


The Alfred State wrestling team wrapped up the dual portion of their season with a 42-16 victory over Jamestown CC. The Pioneers won five of the seven matches competed this evening.

Zack Kowalewski (Attica) got things started with a forfeit victory at 125. Jesse Pitoni (Churchville Chili), Owen Kissell (Alden), and Anthony Miraglia (Byron Bergen) followed with pins to make it 24-0. Pitoni (133) pinned So Murata in 2:51, Kissell (141) pinned Taige Jones in 56 seconds, and Miraglia (149) pinned Colton Studley in 5:23.

Jamestown got on the board with a pair of pins of their own at 157 and 165 but Loujerry Etienne (Brooklyn/New Visions) stopped the Jayhawk with his first career pin at 174. He pinned Jesse Storch in 1:23. Blake Ilges (Canisteo Greenwood) battled Dan Torres, the #1 wrestler at 174 in the NJCAA, but fell to 9-1. The Pioneers wrapped up the victory with a pair of forfeit wins, Harry Nice (Dundee) at 197 and Kyle Fitzgerald (South Lewis) at heavyweight.

The Pioneers improve to 3-1 in home dual meets on the season.

Prior to the match the lone graduating wrestler Jesse Pitoni was honored by the coaching staff and the athletic department.

Next Sunday the Pioneers travel to the Northeast/Mideast Futures Tournament at Muhlenberg.