Retherford reaches 100 career wins at Penn State, wins Keystone Classic

No. 1 Penn State closed out a busy road weekend by winning the Keystone Classic on Sunday. The Nittany Lions rolled a perfect 7 for 7 in the finals at the one-day, team-scored event, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania in the Palestra. Senior Zain Retherford crossed the century mark in career wins with a title run at 149.

Retherford, ranked No. 1 at 149 and the two-time defending NCAA champion, entered the tournament with 98 career wins and rolled through the century mark. Retherford dominated the field, picking up his 100th career win in the second round. He ended the tournament by dismantling No. 9 Ryan Deakin of Northwestern in the finals with a 10-2 major decision and posted a 4-0 record with three pins and a major. Retherford exits the weekend, including Friday’s dual in Binghamton, with 102 career wins. He now has 41 career pins, fourth on Penn State’s all-time list and is 19th all-time in dual meet victories with 48.

A total of 18 Nittany Lion grapplers competed at the event for head coach Cael Sanderson, with the top point scorer at each weight earning points in the team title race. Penn State pushed seven through to the finals and won all seven. The Lions had a total of nine placewinners at the event. Penn State won the team race with 190.5 points, far ahead of second place Northwestern, which had 156.6.

Penn State’s Jered Cortez (133 pounds), Jason Nolf (157), Mark Hall (174), Bo Nickal (184), Anthony Cassar (197) and Nick Nevills (285) all took home titles.

• Lock Haven’s men’s basketball team saw four players score in double figures as they defeated Seton Hill University, 68-63. The Bald Eagles and the Griffins were locked in a tight battle throughout the first half as Seton Hill took the 36-35 advantage after 20 minutes of play.

It continued to be a close matchup in the second half as LHU took the lead early in the half after a Ra’eese Hunt layup. Jihad Barnes came up with some clutch rebounds late in the game to seal the victory.

Hunt, Barnes, Amir Hinton and Matt Cerruti all paved the way on the offensive end scoring double-digits in points. Hunt led the way for Lock Haven as he recorded 17 points and five rebounds.

Malik Carter led a three-headed attack for Mansfield, pouring in a game-high 31 points in an 81-67 PSAC crossover win at California.

Division I transfer Jeremiah Worthem recorded 19 points and 10 rebounds in his debut with the Mountaineers with Matt Tamanosky adding 17 points.

California went up early, but three quick lead changes capped by a Carter trifecta put the Mounties on top. Mansfield held the advantage for the next four minutes until Isaiah Lewis converted an and-one to regain the lead for the Vulcans with 12:41 remaining in the half.

• The Lock Haven women’s basketball team fell to Seton Hill on the road, 89-51. Bink Redman led the Bald Eagles with seven points and eight rebounds. Fellow freshman, Rayah Fink also chipped in with seven points.

Mansfield challenged No. 10 California early but dropped the PSAC match-up 71-49. Alyssa Mullins and Brielle Kelly combined for 23 points and Kelly grabbed a team-high eight boards. Freshman Erin Gibbons had a perfect game beyond the arc with all three off her field goals coming from the outside.

• Senior 174-pounder Brandon Conrad and junior heavyweight Garrett Wesneski each won four matches Sunday to lead the Lycoming wrestling team at the John Carroll University Duals, leading the team to a 3-1 performance.

The Warriors dismissed Lourdes, 37-9, edged out Otterbein, 23-18, fell to John Carroll, 25-12, and defeated Penn State Behrend, 44-7. Conrad improved to 10-2 as he became the 13th wrestler in school history to reach 90 career wins with his last of the day, a first-period pin of Penn State Behrand’s Zachary Ishman. Wesneski improved to 12-1, as the sixth-ranked wrestler posted two pins and a major decision while getting the benefit of a forfeit.

Lock Haven claimed four individual champions to highlight a dominating performance at the Black Knight Invite, a six-team tournament, hosted by Army West Point.

Kyle Shoop (141 pounds), Ronnie Perry (149), Chance Marsteller (165) and Thomas Haines (285) all claimed individual titles. Shoop was named the tournament’s outstanding wrestler after posting two technical falls and a major decision.

Shoop, Perry, Marsteller and Haines all went 3-0 in their respective weight classes. The four champs marked the most of any team in the tournament field, which included No. 11 Rutgers.

Women’s Basketball

CALIFORNIA 71,

MANSFIELD 49

MANSFIELD (3-2, 1-1 PSAC)

Alyssa Mullins 4-6 5-7 13; Brielle Kelly 5-12 0-0 10; Erin Gibbons 3-5 0-0 9; Mary Kate Rumbaugh 3-11 2-2 8; Melanie Taylor 2-5 0-0 5; McKenzie Hatch 1-4 2-2 4; Mia Leonard 0-0 0-0 0; Hailee Simpson 0-0 0-0 0; Alayna Biesecker 0-0 0-0 0; Kira Merritt 0-1 0-0 0; Alyssa Denofa 0-2 0-2 0; Paige Whitfield 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 18-47 9-13 49.

CALIFORNIA (PA) (4-0, 2-0 PSAC)

Shatara Parsons 8-15 8-10 24; Mia Cushon 7-12 5-5 19; Natalia Casals 4-9 2-4 12; Abbey Sporio 4-6 0-1 10; DJ Hahn 2-6 0-0 5; Bebe George 0-0 1-2 1; Gina Vallecorsa 0-2 0-0 0; Jamiere Jefferies 0-1 0-2 0; Bianca Jasper 0-3 0-0 0; Jiahna Floodfrancis 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 25-58 16-24 71.

Mansfield 10 11 13 15 — 49

California 15 24 25 7 — 71

3-point goals–Mansfield 4-13 (Gibbons 3-4; Taylor 1-3; Rumbaugh 0-3; Whitfield 0-1; Mullins 0-2), California 5-14 (Sporio 2-2; Casals 2-3; Hahn 1-3; Vallecorsa 0-1; Jasper 0-3; Floodfrancis 0-2). Fouled out–Mansfield-None, California-None. Rebounds–Mansfield 30 (Kelly 8), California 36 (Parsons 9). Assists–Mansfield 11 (Hatch 5), California 16 (Casals 5). Total fouls–Mansfield 22, California 16. Technical fouls–Mansfield-None, California-None. A–258.

SETON HILL 89,

LOCK HAVEN 51

LOCK HAVEN (1-4, 0-2 PSAC)

Rayah Fink 3-8 0-0 7; Bink Redman 3-11 1-5 7; Rileigh Devine 2-5 0-0 5; A. McGill-Jefferson 1-7 3-6 5; Ahnera Parker 0-2 4-8 4; J. Shelton-Burleigh 2-3 0-0 4; Briana Breski 1-3 1-2 4; Madison McHale 1-5 0-0 3; Becca Reilly 1-2 0-0 3; Kayla Henderson 1-5 1-3 3; Annie Dombrowski 1-2 0-0 2; Mackenzie Livingston 1-2 0-0 2; Maimuna Kenneh 1-5 0-0 2; Jordyn Kloster 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-60 10-24 51.

SETON HILL (2-2, 1-1 PSAC)

Jenna Kaufman 7-14 5-5 22; Alexandra Hay 6-12 3-4 20; Sydney Rabold 6-13 2-2 17; Cheyenne Trest 6-13 2-4 14; Lindsey Mifsud 3-10 0-0 7; Katie Nolan 2-7 1-2 5; Hannah Laslo 2-4 0-0 4; Kelly Weeks 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-73 13-17 89.

Lock Haven 7 16 17 11 — 51

Seton Hill 25 19 21 24 — 89

3-point goals–Lock Haven 5-12 (Briana Breski 1-2; Rileigh Devine 1-2; Becca Reilly 1-1; Madison McHale 1-4; Rayah Fink 1-2; Kayla Henderson 0-1), Seton Hill 12-30 (Hay 5-8; Kaufman 3-4; Rabold 3-9; Mifsud 1-8; Trest 0-1). Fouled out–Lock Haven-None, Seton Hill-Weeks. Rebounds–Lock Haven 40 (Bink Redman 8), Seton Hill 53 (Laslo 12). Assists–Lock Haven 7 (Maimuna Kenneh 2), Seton Hill 22 (Trest 9). Total fouls–Lock Haven 16, Seton Hill 22. Technical fouls–Lock Haven-None, Seton Hill-None. A–175.

Men’s basketball

LOCK HAVEN 68,

SETON HILL 63

LOCK HAVEN (2-3, 1-1 PSAC)

Ra’eese Hunt 8-17 1-2 17; Jihad Barnes 4-9 5-7 16; Amir Hinton 5-18 0-0 11; Matt Cerruti 3-7 2-3 10; Marques Jackson 3-10 0-0 7; Tarojae Brake 3-7 1-1 7; Christian Kelly 0-1 0-0 0; Jesse McPherson 0-0 0-1 0. Totals 26-69 9-14 68.

SETON HILL (2-3, 1-1 PSAC)

Spencer Casson 7-11 2-2 16; Nathan Davis 5-15 0-0 12; Tommy Sekunda 4-7 1-1 11; Anthony Karabotsos 4-8 0-2 11; Tyler Bowling 1-4 2-2 4; Brandon Alston 2-4 0-0 4; Trevor Lecuona 1-3 0-0 3; Matt Kline 0-1 2-2 2; Terell Duck 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-53 7-9 63.

Lock Haven 35 33 — 68

Seton Hill 36 27 — 63

3-point goals–Lock Haven 7-21 (Jihad Barnes 3-5; Matt Cerruti 2-5; Marques Jackson 1-3; Amir Hinton 1-7; Tarojae Brake 0-1), Seton Hill 8-25 (Anthony Karabotsos 3-7; Nathan Davis 2-9; Tommy Sekunda 2-5; Trevor Lecuona 1-3; Brandon Alston 0-1). Fouled out–Lock Haven-None, Seton Hill-None. Rebounds–Lock Haven 37 (Jihad Barnes 7; Amir Hinton 7), Seton Hill 40 (Casson 14). Assists–Lock Haven 13 (Amir Hinton 4), Seton Hill 14 (Karabotsos 4; Bowling 4). Total fouls–Lock Haven 6, Seton Hill 15. Technical fouls–Lock Haven-None, Seton Hill-None. A–225.

MANSFIELD 81,

CALIFORNIA 67

MANSFIELD (1-2, 1-1 PSAC)

Malik Carter 10-17 6-8 31; Worthem Jeremiah 6-18 6-6 19; Matt Tamanosky 8-13 1-1 17; Jahmir Green 3-7 1-1 7; Tyler Moffe 1-6 1-2 3; Cedrick Powell 1-2 0-0 2; Dan Ransom 1-3 0-0 2; Reilly Collins 0-0 0-0 0; Gerasimos Koutoufas 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 30-66 15-18 81.

CALIFORNIA (PA) (3-2, 1-1 PSAC)

Jahmere Howze 7-15 4-5 18; Terry Davis Jr. 7-18 2-4 17; Cordell Smith 6-15 0-0 15; Isaiah Lewis 3-8 5-6 12; Robel Teckle 1-2 0-0 3; Jay Tucker 1-2 0-0 2; Ryan Dutton 0-2 0-0 0; Philip Alexander 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 25-66 11-15 67.

Mansfield 43 38 — 81

California 38 29 — 67

3-point goals–Mansfield 6-16 (Carter 5-6; Worthem 1-5; Green 0-2; Moffe 0-3), California 6-26 (Smith 3-11; Teckle 1-2; Lewis 1-3; Davis Jr. 1-3; Dutton 0-1; Alexander 0-2; Howze 0-4). Fouled out–Mansfield-None, California-None. Rebounds–Mansfield 41 (Worthem 10), California 37 (Davis Jr. 8). Assists–Mansfield 12 (Carter 5), California 13 (Smith 3; Davis Jr. 3). Total fouls–Mansfield 17, California 23. Technical fouls–Mansfield-TEAM, California-None. A–403.

College Wrestling

Lycoming 37, Lourdes 9

125: Cameron Terry (Lycoming) over Lane Trapp (Lourdes) TF 16-0. 133: Tyler Roberts (Lourdes) over Jacob Chamberlin (Lycoming) Dec 5-1. 141: Reilly Heater (Lourdes) over Andres Aguilar (Lycoming) Fall 5:35. 149: Trevor Corl (Lycoming) over Troy Wilson (Lourdes) TF 18-2. 157: Hadyn Swartwood (Lycoming) over Tyler Wilson (Lourdes) Fall 1:45. 165: Kyle Bennett (Lycoming) over Stefan Johnson (Lourdes) Fall 0:42. 174: Brandon Conrad (Lycoming) over Tyler Gates (Lourdes) Dec 8-1. 184: Bradley Miccio (Lycoming) over Nicholas Caruso (Lourdes) Dec 6-1. 197: Loc Long (Lycoming) over Tylor Grames (Lourdes) Dec 8-1. 285: Garrett Wesneski (Lycoming) over Benjamin Ferguson (Lourdes) Fall 1:24

Lycoming 23, Otterbein 18

125: Jackson Lakso (Otterbein) over Cameron Terry (Lycoming) Maj 10-2. 133: Santino Disabato (Otterbein) over Jacob Chamberlin (Lycoming) Maj 10-1. 141: Ethan Landis (Lycoming) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf. 149: Trevor Corl (Lycoming) over Jake Vaughan (Otterbein) Dec 6-4. 157: Hadyn Swartwood (Lycoming) over Christian Koch (Otterbein) Maj 15-2. 165: Willy Plaisir (Otterbein) over Kyle Bennett (Lycoming) Dec 10-6. 174: Brandon Conrad (Lycoming) over Joey Tromba (Otterbein) Maj 10-0. 184: Donny Didion (Otterbein) over Bradley Miccio (Lycoming) Dec 6-3. 197: Drew Kasper (Otterbein) over Travis Ogden (Lycoming) Maj 16-8. 285: Garrett Wesneski (Lycoming) over Nate Temple (Otterbein) Fall 3:42

John Carroll 25, Lycoming 12

125: Cameron Terry (Lycoming) over Dominic Devine (John Carroll University) Dec 8-3. 133: Mitch Tikkanen (John Carroll University) over Jacob Chamberlin (Lycoming) Fall 1:52. 141: Jarrod Brezovec (John Carroll University) over Andres Aguilar (Lycoming) TF 25-6. 149: Jarrad Lasko (John Carroll University) over Trevor Corl (Lycoming) SV-1 3-1. 157: Austin Victor (John Carroll University) over Kyle Drick (Lycoming) Dec 10-6. 165: Vittorio Santillo (John Carroll University) over Kevin Keppler (Lycoming) Dec 5-3. 174: Brandon Conrad (Lycoming) over Blake Dixon (John Carroll University) SV-1 6-4. 184: Tom McNulty (John Carroll University) over Bradley Miccio (Lycoming) Dec 8-1. 197: Jimmy Suhayda (John Carroll University) over Loc Long (Lycoming) Dec 6-0. 285: Garrett Wesneski (Lycoming) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf

*John Carroll deducted one team point

Lycoming 44,

Penn State Behrend 7

125: Cameron Terry (Lycoming) over Jacob Fankhouser (Penn State Behrend) Maj 11-1. 133: Jacob Chamberlin (Lycoming) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf. 141: Ethan Landis (Lycoming) over Daniel Bishel (Penn State Behrend) Fall 3:58. 149: Trevor Corl (Lycoming) over Jacob Ognibene (Penn State Behrend) Fall 1:37. 157: Hadyn Swartwood (Lycoming) over Sam Svetz (Penn State Behrend) Fall 4:53. 165: Kyle Bennett (Lycoming) over Donnie Kerr (Penn State Behrend) Fall 2:25. 174: Brandon Conrad (Lycoming) over Zachary Ishman (Penn State Behrend) Fall 2:36. 184: Jake Paulson (Penn State Behrend) over Bradley Miccio (Lycoming) Dec 9-4. 197: Jacob Parsons (Penn State Behrend) over Brody Keefe (Lycoming) Maj 15-5. 285: Garrett Wesneski (Lycoming) over Jacob Lenhardt (Penn State Behrend) Maj 16-5.

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