IMLAY CITY — The Imlay Ciy wrestling team split a pair of Blue Water Area Conference encounters it hosted last Friday.
Imlay City began their two-match stint with a 51-15 setback to Algonac.
Imlay City’s junior Dominic D’Ambrosio led with a win by pin. It took him 19 seconds to stop Gavin Bennett at 132 pounds.
A group consisting of Julian Rojas, Anthony D’Ambrosio and Latham Perry added victories by decision to Imlay City’s cause. Rojas registered an 8-2 triumph against 126-pound foe Steven Shannon; Anthony D’Ambrosio notched a 4-1 win against Mark Romanowski at 157 pounds; and Perry obtained a 5-0 victory over 215-pound counterpart Dan Ladd.
Imlay City also squared off versus Armada later that evening, picking up a 44-28 triumph.
Tanner Land, Chris Galiana, Conner Wildie and Perry paced Imlay City with wins by pin. Land needed 1:47 to accomplish the feat versus Caleb Todd at 113 pounds; Galiana required 3:33 to best 120-pound adversary Trace Lietz; Wildie took 2:49 to down Jackson Malburg at 130 pounds; and Perry needed 4:39 to conquer 215-pound rival Robbie Beyer.
Caleb McClain (106) provided Imlay City with a victory by void.
Rojas and Dominic D’Ambrosio gave Imlay City triumphs by major decision. The former claimed a 9-0 win against Jasper Viviano at 126 pounds and the latter collected a 15-1 victory over 132-pound counterpart Evan Kannianen.
Imlay City also received wins courtesy of Anthony D’Ambrosio and Kaden Powers. D’Ambrosio posted a 9-7 victory over 157-pound adversary Kyle Coenen and Powers registered a 9-2 triumph against Austin Vandeberghe at 165 pounds.
With the results, Imlay City now stands at 16-4 overall and 1-1 as far as BWAC clashes are concerned.
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.