Eisenhower Grapplers Top Warren on Special Night


RUSSELL, Pa. – In a packed house for a great cause on Senior Night, it was Eisenhower that toppled county rival Warren, 45-18 in wrestling.

The match was a ‘White Out’ to benefit the Warren General Hospital Cancer Care Center in memory of former Warren coach Dean Johnson. A total of $600 was raised.

On the mat, Eisenhower’s three seniors – Josh Parker, Cael Black and Gannon Jaquay all got pins, with Parker opening the match at Jaquay closing it.

Parker and Black’s pins came in the first period and Jaquay’s in the third.

Hear from the seniors:

The Knights got five pins in total, also getting falls from Shawn Pascuzzi at 145 and Tucker Lindell at 152.

The Knights also grinded out some wins courtesy of Brok English’s 11-4 decision at 189, Griffin Williams’ 7-4 decision at 106 and Derek Childs’ 9-7 decision at 138.

Alan McAllister had a big win for the Dragons, earning a first-period pin at 285.

Rewatch the match:

172 – Josh Parker (E) pinned Jason Stillson, 1:32
189 – Brok English (E) dec. Connor Hecei, 11-4
215 – Cael Black (E) pinned Tristan Dolan, 1:05
285 – Alan McAllister (W) pinned Michael Vanatta, :32
106 – Griffin Williams (E) dec. Ryan Fitzsimmons, 7-4
113 – Ryan Chambers (E) won by forfeit
120 – No match
126 – Cameron Williams (W) won by forfeit
132 – Jordan Tuttle (W) won by forfeit
138 – Derek Childs (E) dec. Connor Zaffino, 9-7
145 – Shawn Pascuzzi (E) pinned Hector Cruz, 2:47
152 – Tucker Lindell (E) pinned Grant Heeter, 2:56
160 – Gannon Jaquay (E) pinned Damien Sanchez, 4:40