Potts Posts Perfect 3-0 Mark At Gettysburg Duals
GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- Senior heavyweight Taylor Potts (Wellsburg, W.Va./John Marshall) collected a 3-0 record, but Washington & Jefferson dropped all three of its matches Saturday at the Gettysburg Wrestling Duals. The Presidents suffered team setbacks to Hunter (37-12), Gettysburg (25-23) and Washington and Lee (22-15).
Potts defeated Leon Bodden of Hunter by a 5-2 margin and also topped Kevin Poplaski of Gettysburg 3-2. In the Washington and Lee match, he earned a victory by forfeit.
Sophomore Josh Etzel (Elizabeth, Pa./Elizabeth Forward) posted a 2-1 record at 141 pounds. He opened with an 8-6 triumph against Hunter's Sean Messiana and then rolled past Gettysburg's Tony Stanell 14-3. Etzel was upended by W&L's Connor Duffey 6-5.
In the Gettysburg match, the Presidents received a pinfall victory from freshman Theron Mitchell (Mount Joy, Pa./Lancaster Catholic) at 197 pounds. He took down Marshall Puls one second before the first period ended.
The Presidents (1-4) will be back in action Wednesday evening when hosting Waynesburg for a PAC match at the Henry Memorial Center.