On Wednesday 1/6, Downingtown East opened up its Chesmont League campaign with a home dual against West Chester Henderson. The Cougars won 9 matches out of 14 and claimed a 47-26 victory over the visiting Warriors. James Strommer (113), Wade Cummings (132), Alec Horne (170), Brent Czajkowski (182), Owen Morris (195), and Brendan McGinley (285) all recorded pins for East while Lukas Richie (106) and Nik Zimmerman (138) registered major decisions. In the JV contest, Luke Moran (160), Fernando Gomez (152), Jett Lucas-Murphy (132), and Stu Regitz (138) picked up falls. The victory puts the Cougars at 6-0 as they march forward to this weekend’s “Rage in the Cage” multi-dual event at Garnet Valley HS. Good luck East and keep the pressure on!
The Chesmont league season continued on Wednesday night (2/4) as D-East took on West Chester Henderson on their home turf in the borough. The Cougars claimed the victory with a 51-18 finish and won 11 out 14 bouts. Wade Cummings (126), Austin Lillis (145), Brent Czajkowski (182), Carter Regitz (195), and Billy McGinley (220) all won by fall, while Brett Horne (106) collected a technical fall. James Strommer (113) and Nik Zimmerman (120) continued their league run with workmanlike decisions. The East side JV contingent put on a similar dominant display with a 38-6 score-line. Shea Milligan (126), Luke Moran (145), Jack Clay (152), and Phips Jules (182) secured pins to fire up the JV troops. The victory puts D-East at 4-0 in the league with their final league contest coming up on Friday evening with Avon Grove. Good luck Cougars as you approach the end of your dual meet season and the beginning of the post season!