By Mike McClure

The Sussex Tech varsity wrestling team earned a 57-24 home win over Delmar last Wednesday in Georgetown. The Ravens jumped out to a 51-6 lead before the Wildcats won three of the last four matches.

Delmar’s Logan King (106) opened the dual meet with a pin with 1:25 left in first period. Sussex Tech’s Anthony Andrews (113) won by forfeit before the Ravens’ David Kristunas and Delmar’s Jazmon Snead met in the closest match of the night (120).

Sussex Tech’s David Kristunas, top, won in overtime, 10-8, against Delmar’s Jazmon Snead in the 120 pound match last week. Photo by Mike McClure

Kristunas held a 3-2 edge in the first period and led, 8-4, at the end of the second. Snead knotted the score in the third to send the match info overtime before Kristunas scored two points with 50 seconds left in OT for the 10-8 victory and a 9-6 Sussex Tech lead.

The Ravens’ Hobe Givens (126) took a 4-0 lead in the first and won by fall with 15 seconds left in the second period. Sussex Tech’s Bryan Hatch (132) recorded a pin with 1:31 left in the first and Bennett Brunbley (138) added a pin with 1:07 remaining in the first to up their team’s lead to 27-6.

Sussex Tech’s Dustin Elliott (144) won by forfeit, Logan Micinowski (150) earned a win by fall with 1:18 left in the first, and Ryan Cooper (157) added a pin with 1:45 to go in the second. The Ravens’ Brendan Trice (165) recorded a pin with 1:26 left in the first for a 51-6 lead.

Delmar’s Kane Johnson (175) won by fall with 1:13 left in the first period, Bryce Johnson (190) won by forfeit, and Anthony Ennis (215) recorded a pin with 1:37 remaining in the third to cut Sussex Tech’s lead to 51-24. The Ravens’ Diego Santiago (285) won the final match by injury default to seal the 57-24 win.