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Wrestling Falls to Gardner-Webb

by | Feb 6, 2022

Wildcat Bryce Sanderlin earned a 7-4 victory over his Gardner Webb opponent.


DAVIDSON, N.C. – The Davidson Wrestling team earned three wins on Friday evening from Gavin Damasco, Bryce Sanderlin and Mitchell Trigg but ultimately couldn’t stop the Bulldogs of Gardner-Webb, who walked off the mat with a 22-9 victory.

The Bulldogs would push their way out to a 9-0 lead after winning the 125, 133 and 141 duals before the ‘Cats would begin to chip away at the lead.

Damasco took on Corbin Dion in the 149-lb. bout. He scored a takedown in the first period and an escape to take a 3-1 decision over the Bulldogs to give Davidson its first points of the night, 9-3.

Sanderlin stepped onto the mat to face Taylor Parks and earn a 7-4 decision to cut Gardner-Webb’s lead to three., 9-6.

The Bulldogs earned an SV 3-1, 6-2 and 4-3 decision in the next three rounds before heavyweight Mitchell Trigg would end the night on a high note for the ‘Cats, defeating Peyton Comas with a 3-0 decision.

The ‘Cats fall to 4-7 on the season and 1-3 in conference.

Davidson wrestling heads to Campbell on Sunday for a 1 p.m. dual.

Gardner-Webb 22, Davidson 9
125: Aedyn Conception (GW) over Hale Robinson (DAV) (Dec 4-0)
133: Todd Carter (GW) over Kyle Gorant (DAV) (Dec 8-3)
141: Trevon Majette (GW) over Nick Cambria (DAV) (Dec 7-0)
149: Gavin Damasco (DAV) over Corbin Dion (GW) (Dec 3-1)
157: Bryce Sanderlin (DAV) over Taylor Parks (GW) (Dec 7-4)
165: Rodrick Mosley (GW) over Jaden Hardrick (DAV) (MD 12-3)
174: Evan Schenk (GW) over Steven Newell (DAV) (SV-1 3-1)
184: Jhaquan Anderson (GW) over Gavin Henry (DAV) (Dec 6-2)
197: Anthony Perrine (GW) over Finlay Holston (DAV) (Dec 4-3)
285: Mitchell Trigg (DAV) over Peyton McComas (GW) (Dec 3-0)

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