Penn College wrestlers win, basketball teams fall

The Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team split in its two matches last week while its basketball teams fell in all four games.

WRESTLING

On Saturday at York College, Penn College lost to York, 48-9, and beat Penn State Mont Alto, 36-12, to go to 4-17 on the season. For the Wildcats, Christian Fox, of Boyertown, at 133 and 141, went 2-0 with a pair of pins, and Dylan Otis, of Towanda, at 285, went 2-0 with a pin and win by forfeit. Also recording pins during the day for Penn College were Nicholas Bruce, of Troy, at 174; Ty Gardner, of Pottsville, at 184; and Patrick Ostrowsky, of Lewisburg, at 197.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Hosting Wells College in North Eastern Athletic Conference action on Wednesday, Penn College lost, 76-67. Spencer Bartron, of Camden, Delaware, led the Wildcats with 20 points while James Bullock, of Philadelphia, added 18 points and had 11 rebounds, two fewer boards than Jesse White, of Harrisburg, pulled down. Wells scored 27 points off Penn College turnovers.

At SUNY Cobleskill on Saturday, Penn College fell behind at the half and, despite playing on near even terms in the second half, lost, 76-59, to drop to 2-16 overall and 1-8 in the NEAC. Bullock led the offense with 19 points. The Wildcats shot just 36 percent from the field (21 of 58) and 10.5 percent from beyond the 3-point line (2 of 19).

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

At home with Wells College in NEAC play on Wednesday, the Wildcats fell, 54-34. Tori Wolfe, of Dalmatia, led Penn College with 13 points and 15 rebounds.

On Saturday at SUNY Cobleskill, Penn College dropped a 62-52 decision to fall to 2-15 overall and 1-8 in the NEAC. Ericka Lepley, of Lewistown, led the Wildcats offense with 20 points while Cassi Kuhns, of Loyalsock Township, scored 12 points and hauled in 11 rebounds. Penn College scored 12 points in the paint to 28 for Cobleskill.

SCHEDULE/RECORDS/RESULTS

Men’s basketball

Overall: 2-16

NEAC: 1-8

Wednesday, Jan. 24 – host Wells College (NEAC), L, 76-67

Saturday, Jan. 27 – at SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), L, 76-59

Saturday, Feb. 3 – host Bryn Athyn College (NEAC), 1 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 4 – host Penn State Berks (NEAC), noon

Wednesday, Feb. 7 – at Wells College (NEAC), 6 p.m.

Women’s basketball

Overall: 2-15

NEAC: 1-8

Wednesday, Jan. 24 – host Wells College (NEAC), L, 54-34

Saturday, Jan. 27 – at SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), L, 62-52

Tuesday, Jan. 30 – at University of Valley Forge, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 3 – host Bryn Athyn College (NEAC), 3 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 4 – host Penn State Berks (NEAC), 2 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 7 – at Wells College (NEAC), 8 p.m.

Wrestling

Overall: 4-17

Saturday, Jan. 27 – triangular at York College vs. York, L, 48-9; vs. Penn State Mont Alto, W, 36-12

Sunday, Feb. 4 – at Penn State Mont Alto Duals, 10 a.m.

Saturday, Feb. 10 – at Rochester Institute of Technology Duals, 11 a.m.

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