Fourth-Ranked Wrestling Dominates Castleton Quad Meet

Fourth-Ranked Wrestling Dominates Castleton Quad Meet

CASTLETON, Vt. – It was business as usual for the fourth-ranked Johnson & Wales University wrestling team on Saturday. The Wildcats cruised to a trio of victories during a quad meet at Castleton University.

JWU started the day by beating Plymouth State, 47-3, then topping Springfield, 38-3. The Wildcats wrapped up the day with a 41-6 decision over the host Spartans.

The Wildcats were up 23-0 on Plymouth State after the first four matches thanks to a tech fall by Jay Albis at 125 pounds then back-to-back pins from sixth-ranked Joe Ferinde and Jordan Robinson. Adrian Gonzalez added a tech fall at 165 pounds then Michael Gargano pinned Kevin Thomas at 174 pounds. Ninth-ranked senior Jonah Aurelio at 285 pounds finished off the route with a pin in just 33 seconds.

Johnson & Wales nearly shutout Springfield, winning the first nine bouts. Albis started with his second tech fall then Joao Vicente and Ferinde followed with pins. No. 6 Michael DiNardo capped the scoring at 197 pounds when he pinned Seve Burgos in just 1:17.

Albis recorded his third tech fall of the afternoon when he beat Castleton's Ryan Cabezas, 17-0, in just 2:10. Vicente added his second pin of the day at 133 pounds. Robinson produced a 17-1 tech fall then Brady Robin recorded a pin at the two-minute mark of his 157-pound bout. Fifth-ranked Khamri Thomas notched a major decision at 184 pounds for his third win of the year.

The Wildcats will face their rival and 20th-ranked Roger Williams on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. during the Downtown Showdown. The event will take place at the Providence Performing Arts Center.

#4 Johnson & Wales 47, Plymouth State 3
125: Jay Albis (JWU) def. Mike Titus (PSU) by technical fall, 0:00 (21-3)                           5-0
133: Joao Vicente (JWU) wins via forfeit                                                                        11-0
141: #6 Joe Ferinde (JWU) def. Eddie Bello (PSU) by fall, 2:26                                        17-0
149: Jordan Robinson (JWU) def. Steve Abusherry (PSU) by fall, 1:14                             23-0
157: Nick Simeti (PSU) def. Brady Robin (JWU) by decision, 7-2                                      23-3
165: Adrian Gonzalez (JWU) def. Moises Diaz (PSU) by technical fall, 5:27 (15-0)             28-3
174: Michael Gargano (JWU) def. Kevin Thomas (PSU) by fall, 5:19                                34-3
184: #5 Khamri Thomas (JWU) def. Justin Montgomery (PSU) by decision, 7-3                37-3
197: #6 Michael DiNardo (JWU) def. Trevor Wassel (PSU) by major decision, 17-3           41-3
285: #9 Jonah Aurelio (JWU) def. Derek Sardella (PSU) by fall, 0:33                                47-3

#4 Johnson & Wales 38, Springfield 3
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25: Jay Albis (JWU) def. Logan Fox (SC) by technical fall, 2:50 (17-1)                             5-0
133: Joao Vicente (JWU) def. Tyler Fitzpatrick (SC) by fall, 1:43                                      11-0
141: #6 Joe Ferinde (JWU) def. Derek Bohle (SC) by fall, 5:47                                         17-0
149: Jordan Robinson (JWU) def. Michael Vietri (SC) by decision, 6-5 (OT)                       20-0
157: Brady Robin (JWU) def. Kearney Gutierrez (SC) by decision, 4-3                              23-0
165: Adrian Gonzalez (JWU) def. Aarin Feliz (SC) by decision, 9-4                                   26-0
174: Michael Gargano (JWU) def. Ryan Harty (SC) by decision, 8-3                                 29-0
184: #5 Khamri Thomas (JWU) vs. Connor Bohringer (SC) by decision, 5-2                      32-0
197: #6 Michael DiNardo (JWU) def. Seve Burgos (SC) by fall, 1:17                                 38-0
285: Joseph Fusco (SC) def. #9 Jonah Aurelio (JWU) by decision, 3-2                             38-3

#4 Johnson & Wales 41, Castleton 6
125 – Jay Albis (JWU) def. Ryan Cabezas (CU), TF 17-0 (2:10)                                       5-0
133 – Joao Vicente (JWU) def. Nick Camacho (CU), Fall 1:47                                          11-0
141 – Max Tempel (CU) def. #6 Joe Ferinde (JWU), Dec. 6-4                                          11-3
149 – Jordan Robinson (JWU) def. Reece Millington (CU), TF 17-1 (4:40)                         16-3
157 – Brady Robin (JWU) def. Ryan Haff (CU), Fall 2:00                                                  22-3
165 – Adrian Gonzalez (JWU) def. Unknown (CU), Forfeit                                               28-3
174 – Michael Gargano (JWU) def. Unknown (CU), Forfeit                                              34-3
184 – #5 Khamri Thomas (JWU) def. Mitchell LaFlam (CU), MD 14-2                               38-3
197 – #6 Michael DiNardo (JWU) def. Cedrick Stephens (CU), Dec. 5-1                           41-3
285 – Jesse Webb (CU) def. #9 Jonah Aurelio (JWU), Dec. 2-1                                        41-6