Eckman, Burgdorf, Lipscomb shine on day 1 of Fricker’s Dual’s- each going 5-0. Junior Nathan Thompson goes 4-1, Seniors Tyler Bennett and Colin Ransom each go 3-2.
The Firelands Falcons Boys Wrestling team is competing at the Fricker’s duals tournament in Defiance, Ohio which also includes teams from Michigan. Although the Falcons have struggled to put together a ‘team’ win due to having to forfeit several weight classes due to injury, etc. several wrestlers went through day 1 undefeated. Connor Eckman(113) won all 5 of his matches 2 of which were by pin, 1 by technical fall, and another by a decision of 8-6 in OT. Payton Burgdorf- who is wrestling up several weight classes (120) also won all 5 of his matches 3 of which were by technical fall, 2 were by pin. Sean Lipscomb (285) won all 5 his by pin- in the first period.
Junior Nathan Thompson posted an impressive 4-1 record. Seniors Colin Ransom and Tyler Bennett each were solid on the day going 3-2.
The Falcons continue tomorrow @10:00 for another 5 rounds of wrestling.