On Wednesday night, the Shippensburg wrestling team traveled to Bloomsburg for a dual meet with Bloomsburg University and Kings College. The Raiders defeated the Monarchs 26-24 but were shutout by the Huskies 57-0.
In the first match against the Monarchs, Josh Jackson pinned Alex Tyson. The pin gave the Raiders an early 6-0 lead.
In the 133-pound weight class the Raiders had to forfeit the match due to not having a wrestler in the class. The forfeit tied the match up at 6-6.
In the 141-pound weight class, Deandre Reed defeated Noah Clawson. The decision gave the lead back to the Raiders 9-6.
The Raiders were forced to forfeit the match in the 149-pound weight class.
In the 157-pound weight class, Robert Zelinski defeated Raider Matt Milbrand. The decision gave the lead back to the Monarchs 15-9.
In the 165-pound weight class, John Bachar pinned Matthew Stil. The pin tied the match at 15.
The Raiders were forced to forfeit their third weight class of the day in the 174-pound weight class. The forfeit gave the Monarchs the lead once again at 21-15.
In the 184-pound weight class, Kade Kravitz defeated Drake Brenzie. The round gave the Monarchs a 24-15 lead.
In the 197-pound weight, class Alex Fouse pinned William Grace and the lead was cut down to 24-21.
The match came down to the 285-pound weight class. Raider redshirt-sophomore Danny Scheib won the final bout of the match by technical fall. The Raiders defeated the Monarchs 26-24.
In the second match of the dual meet, the Raiders had to forfeit four weight classes and were shutout by the Huskies 57-0.
The Raiders return to the mat on Dec. 5 when they travel to Millersville to face off against Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) rival Millersville.