(ERIE, Pa.) – Lake Erie headed up I-90 to take part in the Mercyhurst Duals and split the day with a win over East Stroudsburg before it fell to Mercyhurst in the nightcap. The Storm cruised by the Warriors 41-4 while the final against the Lakers read 29-12.
After a double-forfeit at 125, Forrest Glogouski scored six points with a fall over Nickolas Reto at 133. The Storm fell at 141 on a major decision, but were spotless the rest of the way. Jesse Palser defeated Ronnie Simmons via pin fall in 1:38 for six more team points, while Chris Droege and Sean O'Hearon also picked up six for the Green and White.
Glogouski went 2-0 on the day as he put the Storm on the board with a 6-2 decision over Mercyhurst's Alexis Soriano. Nick Boggs and Palser also went 2-0 on the day as well. Boggs defeated Kevin Kinyua 7-5 in sudden victory after a takedown.
At select amount of athletes also traveled to Waynesburg (Pa.) for their invitational event. Alex Lieb put forth the top performance as he finished fifth at 149. He opened the event with a tech fall over Thomas More's Cody Roland 23-4 before he was defeated in the quarterfinals by Alma's Zachary Cooper by pin fall.
He worked his way through the consolation bracket to defeat Muskingum's Toby Warrington and Trinity's Joseph Penna. Gettysburg's Colin Devlin defeated Lieb in the consolation semis before Lieb rebounded to win the fifth place match against Mount St. Joseph's Charles Lipps 11-7.
The Storm now rests until Sunday, Jan. 20, when they host nationally ranked No. 7 Wheeling Jesuit. The match is scheduled for a 3:30 p.m. start.
Weight Summary LEC EAST
125 Double Forfeit 0 0
133 Forrest Glogouski (Lake Erie) over Nickolas Reto (East Stroudsburg) (Fall 4:27) 6 0
141 Dylan Nace (East Stroudsburg) over Andrew Lieb (Lake Erie) (MD 11-3) 0 4
149 John Siemasz (Lake Erie) over Pierre Liciaga (East Stroudsburg) (TF 20-1 2:43) 5 0
157 Nick Boggs (Lake Erie) over christain smith (East Stroudsburg) (TF 16-1 3:22) 5 0
165 Sean O`Hearon (Lake Erie) over Unknown (For.)6 0
174 Tylor Orrison (Lake Erie) over Stevens Collins (East Stroudsburg) (MD 23-9) 4 0
184 Jesse Palser (Lake Erie) over Ronnie Simmons (East Stroudsburg) (Fall 1:38) 6 0
197 Chris Droege (Lake Erie) over Nicholas Klinoff (East Stroudsburg) (Inj. 6:33) 6 0
285 Brandon Houle (Lake Erie) over Cameron Kates (East Stroudsburg) (Dec 11-5) 3 0
Team Score: 41 4
Weight Summary MERC LEC
125 Jacob Ruggeri (Mercyhurst) over Unknown (For.) 6 0
133 Forrest Glogouski (Lake Erie) over Alexis Soriano(Mercyhurst) (Dec 6-2) 0 3
141 Aidan Burke (Mercyhurst) over Andrew Lieb (Lake Erie) (Dec 11-8) 3 0
149 Mike Clark (Mercyhurst) over John Siemasz (Lake Erie) (Inj. 3:00) 6 0
157 Nick Boggs (Lake Erie) over Kevin Kinyua (Mercyhurst) (SV-1 7-5) 0 3
165 Logan Grass (Mercyhurst) over Sean O`Hearon (Lake Erie) (TF 18-0 3:48) 5 0
174 Tylor Orrison (Lake Erie) over Gavin Wilkerson (Mercyhurst) (Dec 9-2) 0 3
184 Jesse Palser (Lake Erie) over Trevor Johnson (Mercyhurst) (Dec 8-3) 0 3
197 Trever Begin (Mercyhurst) over Chris Droege (Lake Erie) (Dec 12-5) 3 0
285 Jacob Robb (Mercyhurst) over Brandon Houle (Lake Erie) (Inj. 3:04) 6 0
Team Score: 29 12