Spring-Ford rules Rock Yard Duals; Owen J. Roberts finishes second at F&M

Rock Yard Duals (Council Rock North)
Spring--Ford continued its early season domination of dual meet tournaments by capturing first place in the Rock Yard Duals at Council Rock North over the weekend.
Coming off the Abington Duals championship Dec. 15, the defending PAC champion Rams ran the table again less than one month later, capped by a 44-23 conquest of Downingtown West in the championship match.
Quinn Tobin (120/126), Jack McGill (138) and Joey Milano (182/195) posted perfect 4-0 records on the day for Spring-Ford, with Tobin racking up three pins and a tech fall, McGill (18-3 on season) notching three falls and Milano (20-1 on season) coming through with two pins and a tech fall.
Spring-Ford, which topped Archbishop Wood (61-18), Ridley (51-23) and the host team CR North (41-27) in the earlier rounds, also got 3-1 showings from Shane Reynolds (113), Dirk Nugent (152) and Luis Carbajal (195/220), who improved to 10-1 on the season.
Methacton also competed at the Rock Yard Duals, finishing fifth at 2-2 with wins over William Tennent (50-24) and Ridley (49-27 in the fifth-place match) and losses to Downingtown West (48-25) and Neshaminy (48-17).
Returning state qualifiers Kibwe McNair and Roman Moser led the way for the Warriors, McNair going 4-0 at 138 with three pins to improve to 18-0 on the season and Moser going 3-1 with a major, tech fall and pin to elevate his season mark to 16-3.
 
MatSplosion Duals (Franklin and Marshall College)
Owen J. Roberts went 4-1, topping Pennridge (65-18), Executive Education Academy (84-0), Wissahickon (49-28) and Coatesville (63-17) with its lone loss coming to team champion Malvern Prep 47-21.
Posting perfect 5-0 records with three pins each for the Wildcats were Austin Boaman (160), David Forrest (120) and Antonio Petrucelli (145). Returning state medalist (fourth place) Daniel Mancini  (152) was also 5-0 with two pins while Ricky McCutcheon (170) finished 4-1 with two majors and two technical falls.
 
Octorara Duals
Perkiomen Valley came away from the 10-school event with a 3-2 mark, winning over Unionville 42-30, Schuylkill Valley 70-6 and Archbishop Ryan 43-42 while absorbing losses to New Oxford 48-27 and Exeter 50-30.
Posting perfect 5-0 records with four pins each for the Vikings were Austin Rowley (152/160) and Jakob Sterling (195/22) while PJ Kakos (4-1, 3 pins at 126/132) and Nico Holder (3-1 with 2 pins at 195/220) also wrestled well.
Zachary Griffin went 5-0 at 182/195 with four pins and Demond Thompson finished 4-1 at 132/138 with a pair of falls for Pottstown, which went 1-4 at Octorara. The Trojans’ lone win came over Schuylkill Valley (60-9) in the ninth-place match after lopsided setbacks to Octorara (71-6), Hatboro-Horsham (54-27), team champion West Chester Henderson (66-9) and Exeter (56-15).
 
Parkland Duals
Jacob Miller finished 5-0 with three pins at 195/220 as Boyertown went 3-2 in the 8-team field at Parkland. Posting 4-1 records for the Bears were Julien Maldonado (106/113), Brett Breidor (152), Evan Mortimer (160/170) and Jacob Sonder (220/285).
Kade Davidheiser (106/113) finished 3-1 for Boyertown, which topped Central 64-12, Mariana Bracetti Academy 60-21 and Parkland 51-18 with losses coming at the hands of team champion Northampton 64-9 and Cumberland Valley 38-36.
 
Twin Valley Raider Duals
Pottsgrove went 2-3 in the 10-school event with wins over Twin Valley (48-36) and Kutztown (60-24) and losses to Oxford (50-24), Kennett (42-40) and ELCO (51-24).
Avery Shivak keyed the Falcons’ effort with a 5-0 mark that included four first-period falls at 220 while Zachary Van Horn also went 5-0 with two falls at 195. Josh Cerrito rounded out the strong Grove performers with a 4-1 mark that included three pins at 138.
 
Anthracite Duals (Panther Valley)
Despite a 2-3 record in the 12-team field, Phoenixville finished fourth with victories over Halifax 38-25 and North Schuylkill 45-33 and setbacks to Mid Western 57-21, Wilson 57-12 and Penn Manor 53-24.
Dave Polanski (170) was 5-0 for the Phantoms with three pins and a major, Alex Washington (160) went 4-1, Antonio Valenteen (120) was 2-0 and Travis Pannella (182) was 3-2.
 
Hawk Duals (Hamburg)
Zach Rozanski posted a perfect 5-0 mark with two pins at 145 and Joey Carpenter finished 4-1 with two quick pins in less than a minute at 120 to spark Upper Perkiomen, which went 1-4 at the 10-team meet. Upper Perk fell to Faith Christian 48-21, team champion Dallastown 66-15, Pottsville 43-25 and Tamaqua 48-27 with its lone win coming over Allentown Central Catholic, 45-30.