First Flight hands Manteo wrestling loss

Published 6:42 am Saturday, January 12, 2019

All four Manteo wrestlers were in dual meet wrestling competition against five other schools at an Edenton tournament Saturday, January 5.

In a dual meet against Northeastern, Manteo’s Ryan McOwen won his 182 pound match by pinning Tristen Barr in 4:49. Caleb Maher (113) and Jose Eslava (160) each had forfeit wins in a 48-18 loss to Northeastern.

In action against Pasquotank County, McOwen (182) defeated Kobe Keller with an 18-11 decision, while Eslava (160) and Caleb Carter (220) each had forfeit wins. Pasquotank edged out Manteo 24-15 for the win.

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In the dual match against Washington, Ryan McOwen (182) pinned Christian Whitney in 2:15 for the only Manteo victory in that 78-6 loss.

In a match with eight double forfeits, North Pitt was able to hold Manteo scoreless with one decision, two forfeits and three pins for a 33-0 win.

Manteo pulled out two wins against First Flight, but with eight forfeits and three falls to the Nighthawks, it was a 66-12 loss for the Redskins.

Results of the First Flight wrestling match with Manteo
First Flight 66.0 Manteo 12.0
Weight  Summary  MANTEO    FFHS
106  Aaron Martines (First Flight) over Unknown (For.)  0  6
113  Aiden Pipkin (First Flight) over Caleb Maher (Manteo) (Fall 1:47)  0  6
120  Evan Wienart (First Flight) over Unknown (For.)  0  6
126  Blake Francis (First Flight) over Unknown (For.)  0  6
132  Christopher Pokorny (First Flight) over Unknown (For.)  0  6
138  Double Forfeit  0  0
145  Jack Hawbaker (First Flight) over Unknown (For.)  0  6
152  Milosz Gargol (First Flight) over Unknown (For.)  0  6
160  Evan McCrory (First Flight) over Jose Eslava (Manteo) (Fall 0:07)  0  6
170  Scot Brown (First Flight) over Unknown (For.)  0  6
182  Ryan McOwen (Manteo) over Milroy Yahnert (First Flight) (Fall 2:33)  6  0
195  Jose Daniel Mejia (First Flight) over Unknown (For.)  0  6
220  Caleb Carter (Manteo) over Unknown (For.)    6  0
285  Jonathan Pharr (First Flight) over Unknown (For.)  0  6
Team Score:  12  66