Louisville Leopards at Canfield Cardinals 2020 Wrestling Video
Louisville 46, Canfield 21
The Louisville Leopards Varsity Wrestling Team earned a convincing 46-21 road victory against the Canfield Cardinals Wednesday Night at Canfield High School. With the win, Louisville remains unbeaten on the year in dual matches with a record of 7-0.
The Leopards never trailed during the match in capturing 9 of the 14 matchups which included 6 victories by fall. Jax Leonard (170) and Brent Paulus (195) won by pin and Blake Robbins (220) defeated Chris Smith by 4-1 decision to give Louisville an early 15-3 advantage.
The Cardinals answered with back-to-back pins by Rich Hofus (285) and Ty Stricko (106) to tie the match at 15-all. Hofus’ pin came with only one tick remaining in the third period to swing additional points Canfield’s way.
The two squads traded victories in the next two matchups. The Division II #5 ranked Dominic Hoffarth edged out Division II #2 ranked Nick Barber 7-6 in the 113 match to put the Leopards back in front 18-15. But Ethan Fletcher would shutout Dan Adams 5-0 to earn a Cardinal decision in the 120 match to knot the score back up.
Louisville broke the 18-18 tie with three straight pins and wins in 5 of the final 6 matches. Defending state champions Garett Lautzenheiser (126) and Davin Rhoads (132) both won by fall in the first period to begin the Leopard run. Carter Mickley (138) followed with a third period pin and two matches later Dan Kennedy (152) pinned his opponent in the first period as well. Brenden Severs (160) further solidify the LHS victory with an 8-0 major decision in the final match as Louisville prevailed 46-21.
Other Canfield wins included Anthony D’Alesio (182) by 10-3 decision and McCoy Watkins (145) by 5-4 decision.
Louisville at Canfield Wrestling Box Score
LEOPARDS 46, CARDINALS 21
170: Jax Leonard pins Michael Crawford in 3rd period!!!
182: Anthony D’Alesio 10-3 decision over Noah Peterson
195: Brent Paulus pins Peyton Kostelic in 1st period!!!
220: Blake Robbins 4-1 decision over Chris Smith!
285: Rich Hofus pins Cameron Brazek in 3rd period.
106: Ty Stricko pins Lacey Harvey.
113: Dominic Hoffarth 7-6 decision over Nick Barber!
120: Ethan Fletcher 5-0 decision over Dan Adams
126: Garett Lautzenheiser pins Logan Miller in 1st period!!!
132: Davin Rhodes pins Ian Hull in 1st period!!!
138: Carter Mickley pins Caden Kohout in 3rd period!!!
145: McCoy Watkins 5-4 decision over Logan Vanicek.
152: Dan Kennedy pins Noah Frank in 1st period!!!
160: Brenden Severs 8-0 major decision over Seth Hull!!
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UP NEXT: The Leopards will next compete at the Maumee Bay Classic on Friday, January 17 and Saturday, January 18. Action is set to begin Friday at Oregon Clay High School at 11:00 AM.