Warriors wrap up NTL Championship

Warriors wrap up NTL Championship

By: Ed Weaver | NTL Sports | January 24, 2020 | Photo courtesy Joe Carreon

The Canton Varsity Wrestling team won their first outright NTL wrestling championship since 2005 with a 54-19 win over rival Troy on Thursday, January 23.

After an opening forfeit the Warriors came back to lead 10-6 after Riley Parker (145) and Brenen Taylor (152) scored a major decision and pin fall. Troy's Jacob Turner in a 1:10 pin fall at 160 to go back in front, but then Canton rattled off 5 straight wins to put the match in their control.

Timmy Ward (170), Chance Deljohnovan (195), Trevor Williams (220), and Jaden Fantini-Hulslander (285) all scored pin falls over their opponents and Garrett Storch won a 17-2 tech fall at 182.

Troy's Seth Seymour won a 5-2 decision at 106 but the Warriors followed up with three more wins by Bailey Ferguson (113), a forfeit for Austin Allen (120), and Miah Lehman won a 6-3 decision over Eli Randall at 126.

The win improves the Warriors' record to 9-1 overall while finishing a perfect 8-0 in the NTL.

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