In the annual crosstown clash, Downingtown East snatched a victory from Downingtown West in the epic “Battle of the Brandywine” on Wednesday 1/12. Despite the pandemic, the stands were packed and wrestling fans from across the district were there to see the contest. East won 7 bouts to claim the win with a final score of 36-30. Brent D’Archangelo (120), Josh Hillestad (132), Noah Pagaduan (145), Brandon Pacinelli (152), and Ryan Loraw (160) picked up falls for the Cougars while Connor Huntoon (172) and Paxson Warnock (126) earned hard-fought decisions. Congrats to all of the wrestlers from both sides of town for putting on a show and continuing to demonstrate the courage it takes to step on the mat!