GOWANDA - Vinny Thompson started a five-match win streak for Gowanda as it stormed back to earn a 45-30 win over Cattaraugus-Little Valley/Pine Valley in Division 1 wrestling action on Tuesday night.
Thompson pinned C-LV/PV's Josh Hammond in 2:51 to take the 220 match before Heron Snow won by forfeit at 99. Then, the Panthers got rolling, taking the final three matches by pin, as David Poff (106), John Flynn (113) and Dylan Jones (120) all came away with important wins.
Poff pinned C-LV-PV's Sam Ritchie in 2:34, Flynn won by fall over Austin Genberg in 30 seconds and Jones pinned Adolf Zollinger in 55 seconds.
Also winning for Gowanda were Cody Richter (152) and Ryan Dils (182), who was celebrating 'Senior Night/Parent Appreciation Night'. Richter defeated Billy Fleming, 13-8, while Dils pinned Chris Dolling in 1:40.
For C-LV-PV, Gabe Grey beat Kevin Frederickson,, 8-6, at 132; Dylan Rhinehart (138) defeated Cole Smith, 10-4; Alex Stalker pinned Chris Hammond at 4:22 of the 160 match; and Alex Kelly pinned Ron Thomas in 1:46 at 170.
126: Logan Martin (CLV-PV) won by forfeit
132: Gabe Grey (CLV-PV) d. Kevin Frederickson, 8-6
138: Dylan Rhinehart (CLV-PV) d. Cole Smith, 10-4
145: Josh Balzer (G) won by forefeit
152: Cody Richter (G) d. Billy Fleming, 13-8
160: Alex Stalker (CLV-PV) p. Chris Hammond, 4:22
170: Alex Kelly (CLV-PV) p. Ron Thomas, 1:46
182: Ryan Dils (G) p. Chris Dolling, 1:40
195: Matt Booth (CLV-PV) won by forfeit
220: Vinny Thompson (G) p. Josh Hammond, 2:51
285: Double forfeit
99: Heron Snow (G) won by forfeit
106: David Poff (G) p. Sam Ritchie, 2:34
113: John Flynn (G) p. Austin Genberg, :30
120: Dylan Jones (G) p. Adolf Zollinger, :55