Imlay City’s Austin Herrera (L) squares off versus Yale last week.

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City wrestling team halved a pair of Blue Water Area Conference clashes it hosted last Wednesday.

Imlay City began their two-match stint with a 46-36 loss to Yale.

A group consisting of Dominic D’Ambrosio, Cristian Rojas, Austin Herrera, Anthony D’Ambrosio and Chris Torres led Imlay City with wins by pin. Dominic D’Ambrosio needed 59 seconds to stop 119-pound foe Riley Winters; Cristian Rojas required 35 seconds to conquer 125-pound foe Josh Esquivel; Herrera took 3:20 to defeat Cole McLaughlin; Anthony D’Ambrosio needed 5:31 to beat Collin Scott at 152 pounds; and Torres required 1:59 to down 285-pound counterpart Robert Harrison.

Lance Wolford (189) added a win by void to Imlay City’s cause.

Imlay City also squared off versus Cros-Lex that evening, posting a 49-24 victory.

A group featuring Dominic D’Ambrosio, Cristian Rojas, Conner Wildie and Anthony D’Ambrosio paced Imlay City with triumphs by pin. Dominic D’Ambrosio took 13 seconds to beat 119-pound rival Riley Sheldon; Cristian Rojas required 48 seconds to down Miles Levitt at 125 pounds; Wildie needed 1:38 to upend 135-pound adversary Ethan Durecka; and Anthony D’Ambrosio took 43 seconds to conquer Berk Boyer at 152 pounds.

Christian Rager (103) gave Imlay City a win by void.

Imlay City also received victories by major decision from Tanner Land, Julian Rojas, Herrera and Latham Perry. Land handed 112-pound foe Nikolas Krcaj an 8-0 setback; Julian Rojas notched a 13-3 triumph against James Guntow at 130 pounds; Herrera obtained a 10-2 win over 145-pound counterpart Gavin Durecka; and Perry registered a 10-2 victory against Gabe Solis at 215 pounds.

Kevin Kissane

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.