Kellogg wrestling beats rival Einstein for the first time in seven years

Sunday, March 25, 2018

SC's Beau Ormsby in gold headgear
and SW's Daniel Martinez
Photo by Sean Rhodes
The Kellogg wrestling team finished the regular season on Thursday with a match against their cross-town rivals the Einstein Tigers.

Not only was Kellogg able to secure a 72-42 victory, they also snapped a seven year losing streak in the rivalry.

The Knights grabbed a big lead early with back to back to back pins from George Fernandez, Joseph Martinez and Thomas Rhodes in the first three weight classes. They would stretch their lead to 30-6 when Caleb Kassa pinned his opponent at the end of the first round at 108 pounds.

Shorecrest's Jesse Gingrich in blue and
Shorewood's Milan Johnson in black
Photo by Sean Rhodes
Einstein narrowed the deficit to 30-18 before Kellogg went on run, winning four of five matches to take a 14-18 lead.

Highlighting the run was a huge comeback win from Cage Jensen at 140 pounds. After falling behind 5-0 in the opened period Jensen trailed 6-2 with a minute left in the match before taking his opponent down and pinning him.

In the final match of the day Jessie Gingrich entered the varsity line-up for the first time this season won by pin before Kellogg picked up a couple forfeits in the last two weighs for the final margin.

Kellogg 72 - Einstein 42
@ Einstein Middle School

81: George Fernandez KEL pinned Benny Hall 0:48
88: Joseph Martinez KEL pinned Grant Hanssen 1:10
93: Thomas Rhodes KEL pinned Joseph Rivera 0:51
98: Luke Smith KEL win by forfeit
103: Isaac Van Horn EIN pinned Aiden Bartelink 1:56
108: Caleb Kassa KEL pinned Blaise Clapper 1:10
113: Michael Burkhead EIN win by forfeit
118: Jonathon Espinosa EIN pinned Max Rutledge 2:33
123: Aiden DiDio KEL pinned Dylan Jacques 0:45
128: Luca Fenlasson EIN pinned Luke Schmidt 3:38
133: Beau Ormsby KEL pinned Daniel Martinez 2:39
140: Cage Jensen KEL pinned Abraham Ramirez 3:34
147: Ryder Baldwin KEL pinned Andrew Mack 0:47
157: Hunter Tibodeau EIN pinned Trey Hill 1:50
167: Max Null EIN win by forfeit
178: Leyton Houck EIN win by forfeit
188: Isaac Kabuchi EIN pinned Grant Bailey 0:43
218: Jesse Gingrich KEL pinned Milan Johnson 1:17
248: Vance Cunningham KEL win by forfeit
278: Jonah Chestnut KEL win by forfeit

Kellogg Record: 3-5 Overall

--Asst Coach Clark Norton



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