Jayhawks Fall to Thiel College In Season-Opener
February 28, 2021


Greenville, PA - The Jamestown Community College wrestling opened their season on the road at NCAA Division III opponent Thiel College, falling 33-15.

The Jayhawks (0-1) fell behind early as Marcus Evans (Randolph, NY/Randolph HS) was defeated by Evan Whiteside via pin in the 125 pound match.

JCC would quickly get the lead with wins by Taige Jones (Bemus Point, NY/Maple Grove HS) and Trenton Donahue (DuBois, PA/DuBois Area HS). Jones got the 8-2 decision victory over Jake Alberts in the 133 pound bout. Donahue put the Jayhawks up 9-6 with a fall over Hunter Martz in the 141 pound match.

The Tomkats would regain the lead in the next two rounds, going up 17-9. JCC battled back in the 174 pound round with Ross Abram (Eden, NY/Eden Central), getting the fall against Frank Gill.

Thiel would secure the victory, winning the next three bouts.

In exhibition competition, Donahue picked up an 8-0 major decision win over Hunter Martz. Alex Christy (Fredonia, NY/Fredonia HS) also picked up a victory in an exhibition match, defeating Trey Wilt in the heavyweight bout.

The Jayhawks will be back in action next Saturday in a tri-match, hosting Thiel College and NCAA Division II Gannon University at 4 p.m.

Thiel College 33 - Jamestown Community College 15

125 - Evan Whiteside (TC) over Marcus Evans (JCC) via fall, 5:25
133 - Taige Jones (JCC) over Jake Alberts (TC) via dec., 8-2
141 - Trenton Donahue (JCC) over Hunter Martz via fall, 5:45
157 - Logan Long (TC) over Otto Davidson (JCC) via tech. Fall, 15-0
165 - Peyton Hearn (TC) over Andrew Bungar (JCC) via fall, 2:45
174 - Ross Abram (JCC) over Frank Gill (TC) via fall, 4:43
184 - Bryce McCloskey (TC) over Jesse Storch (JCC) via fall, 1:22
197 - Braydon Herbster (TC) over Alex Christy (JCC) via fall, 3:44
125 - Evan Whiteside (TC) over Taige Jones (JCC) via maj. dec., 11-1


141 - Trenton Donahue (JCC) over Hunter Martz (TC) via maj. dec., 8-0
157 - Logan Long (TC) over Andrew Bungar (JCC) via dec., 9-2
165 - Peyton Hearn (TC) over Otto Davidson (JCC) via maj. dec., 14-2
174 - Frank Gill (TC) over Jesse Storch (JCC) via tech. Fall, 15-0
285 - Alex Christy (JCC) over Trey Wilt (TC) via dec., 3-2