Black Knights Attack Armory at Albany
The weekend of November 13-14th ended on a positive note for the Army Prep Black Knights in the Armory of Albany, New York. On Friday night, the knights wrestled a dual with Navy Prep. The knights lost an up and down battle that was a four point dual going into the last two weight classes. The line up was as follows:
125: Zack Wells-Won by forfeit
133: None- Lost by forfeit.
141: Ryan Bilyeu- Lost the match by decision 8-11.
149: Paul Hancock – Lost the match by decision 10-13.
157: Spencer Breeden- Lost the match by major decision 4-14.
165: Alexandre Roy- Won by decision 6-2.
174: John Mejia- Lost by major decision 4-18.
184: Shawn Sweany- Won by fall.
197: Jeff Ducote – Won by decision 5-4.
235: None- Lost by forfeit.
285: None- Double forfeit
Team Score of 24-32.
The Army Prep Black Knights look to avenge this loss on December 5th as they try to adapt and overcome their own weaknesses and the opponent’s strengths.
The following day, in the same venue, the prepsters wrestled in the Titan Open. The MAPS had an impressive showing by placing two first place finishes; Ryan Bilyeu and Shawn Sweany. MAPS also had two third place finishes by Spencer Breeden and Jeff Ducote. Due to unforeseen circumstances Paul Hancock and Alexandre Roy did not complete the tournament. However, both wrestled extremely hard were definitely on track to take third or fourth. John Mejia, Zack Wells, Abraham Rivera, and Michel Russell all competed in the tournament.