Tech Squad Wins Vengeance in Virginia

Tech Squad at Vengeance

Tech Squad at Vengeance

Tech Squad at Vengeance

Tech Squad Wrestling Club won the Vengeance in Virginia NOVA Club Duals last Sunday, December 13th, in dominating fashion.  The first dual against Birds of Prey opened with an exciting ultimate tie breaker win for Adam Skinner at 75 lbs.  The dual went was back and forth until reaching 97 where Tech Squad won 8 of 10 from 97 to 155 pulling out to a commanding lead.  Joining Skinner with close wins were Mac Cafurello over Jackson Stroud 3-0, Josh Pence over Kaden Smoot 3-2, and Spencer Charlesworth over Taylor Jenkins 7-3.  In round 2, the new club out of the Fredericksburg area, Wild Buffalo, ended up being the toughest challenge for the home squad.  Giving up 5 of the first 6 matches resulted in a early deficit down 21-6.  8th grader Ben Weader turned things around with a 2-0 victory over the returning 5A state runner-up, Parker Trahan, kicking off a string of 10 wins out of the next 12 matches for Tech Squad.  Marcus Bluesteen found a headlock out of scramble to turn a losing score into a pin for Tech Squad.  Cafurello and Charlesworth also win another pair of battles, 5-2 over Carson Main and 2-0 over Lennon Soaper.  In the final round, Tech Squad won 9 of the first 11 matches, 7 with bonus points, to pull out to a 46-9 lead.  After tough 2-0 loss at 75, Tech Squad built an insurmountable lead that gave enough padding for a few tough losses later in the dual.

Team Scores:

Tech Squad 60 Birds of Prey 25
Tech Squad 47 Wild Buffalo 33
Tech Squad 64 Hanover 21

Big Wins:

Skinner over Santos (3rd State)
Weader over Trahan (2nd State 5A) and Duarte (6th State 5A)
Bluesteen over Nguyen (4th State 5A)
Cafurello over Stroud (4th 3A) and Main (VAWA Champ)
Pence over Smoot (VAWA Champ)
Charlesworth over Jenkins (4A SQ) and Soaper (5th State 6A)

Other results and individual records can be found at trackwrestling: CLICK LINK