Falcons News · Seniors Successful on Senior Night


The boys varsity wrestling team wrestled their lone home meet of the season last night as they squared off against Wellington and Buckeye. The Falcons Dominated against Wellington as they won the match 45-9 highlighted by Junior Eric DeFranco’s win over Wellington’s State Ranked Mason Wright at 145.
The Falcons however, fell to Buckeye 56-21 as too many forfeits were too much to overcome as Seniors Ryan Hoffman (120) and Colin Ransom (152) sat due to injury.
The Seniors that wrestled shined in front of their home crowd as Connor Eckman (113) Tyler Bennett (220) and Sean Lipscomb (285) each came away undefeated on the evening. Garrett Tester (182) also had a nice evening, going 1-1 on the evening. The Falcons improve to 4-2 in conference Duals so far this season. Several wrestlers also improved their standings in the win-loss department as Payton Burgdorf (106) improved to 31-0, Connor Eckman (113) improved to 22-7, Eric Defranco (138) improved to 12-8, Tyler Bennett (220) improved to 21-15, and Sean Lipscomb improved to 36-1 on the season.
The Falcons travel to Keystone next Thursday to continue with conference duals.