#23 Bears Easily Win 5th Straight

Phil Rogers
Phil Rogers

PROVIDENCE, R.I. --  Coast Guard, ranked 23rd nationally rolled to its fifth straight win, a 45-3 victory over host Rhode Island College.

The Bears won nine of the ten matches including three forfeits to improve to 5-1 in dual meets this season.

Coast Guard pick up forfeits at both 125 and 133 to jump out to a 12-0 lead to start the match.

JD FitzPatrick (141) and Marco Dominguez (149) each registered major decisions as the Bears pushed the lead to 20-0.

Adam Wilhelm (165) and Phil Rogers (174) would later record back-to-back pins in 49 seconds and 1:17 respectively.

Coast Guard won at 184 by forfeit, Jon Wagner earned a 6-3 decision at 197 before Patrick Irwin ended the night with a 14-3 win at heavyweight.

The Bears are back in action on Saturday in the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Dual Meet Championships at the Rhode Island Convention Center. The Bears are the #2 seed and will open up against #15 Norwich. Coast Guard placed fourth at the New England Dual Championships last season.

Coast Guard 45, Rhode Island College 3

125 lbs.   Parker Brunkala (CGA) won by forfeit

133 lbs.   Kenji Beato (CGA) won by forfeit

141 lbs.   JD FitzPatrick (CGA) major dec. Francisco Roman (RIC), 18-5

149 lbs.   Marco Dominguez (CGA) major dec. Sam Lindblom (RIC, 13-3

157 lbs.   Zach Ford (RIC) dec. Patrick Moynihan (CGA), 9-3

165 lbs.   Adam Wilhelm (CGA) pinned Tim Caplan (RIC) at :49

174 lbs.   Phil Rogers (CGA) pinned Nathan Stemple (RIC) at 1:17

184 lbs.   Jeremy Berson (CGA) won by forfeit

197 lbs.   Jon Wagner (CGA) dec. Travis Manick (RIC), 6-3

285 lbs.   Patrick Irwin (CGA) major dec. Jordan Zanni (RIC), 14-3



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