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Wrestling sweeps Lower Merion 44-21

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By Riddima Pandey and Juliana Yao, Staff Reporter and Co-Sports Editor

The boys’ varsity wrestling team took on Lower Merion on Wednesday for its Senior Night meet. Conestoga won with a score of 44-21 and celebrated its seven seniors: Jude Cook, Jack Davidson, Charlie Gilmartin, Ben Loos, Nathan Moon, Jeremy Torresson and Logan Willrich.

The Pioneers started off strong with a 6-point win, followed by a match that kept ’Stoga in the lead 12-6. Conestoga maintained its momentum, with junior Clayton Keating raising the score to 21-6 and several more pins by other players.

Davidson increased Conestoga’s winning margin to 41-6 in a close match. Near the end of the game, Lower Merion made a comeback, securing a 3-point win and another series of 12 points. Despite its efforts, the game ended 44-21, giving Conestoga its fifth win of the season. 

The team will compete next at Panther Duals on Saturday, Feb. 10.

Check out some photos from the meet below!

Wrestling vs. Lower Merion 1/31//24

Riddima Pandey can be reached at [email protected].

Juliana Yao can be reached at [email protected].

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Riddima Pandey, Staff Reporter
Riddima Pandey is a sophomore and Staff Reporter for The Spoke. She has covered Multimedia, T/E Life, Opinion and sports games. Outside of The Spoke, she plays the flute for the Conestoga Marching Band, competes with the DECA Club and is a competitive badminton player.
Juliana Yao, Co-Sports Editor
Juliana Yao is a junior and the Co-Sports Editor of The Spoke. She was previously a Staff Reporter and often writes for the Sports and Opinion sections. Aside from The Spoke, she is a member of the varsity girls’ swim team. As a sports editor, she oversees the writing and journalistic process of reporters in her section.