Penn Wood gets upper hand in league bout

Winning a Del Val League match had been a long time coming for Penn Wood’s wrestling team.

After nearly a decade, the Patriots finally defeated a league rival Wednesday night. Penn Wood claimed a 49-20 victory over Academy Park on senior night.

All-Delco Karon Lucas-Tillery earned his 99th career win with a fall in 1:33 in the 195-pound bout. The Patriots also were led by pins from Kelvin Awo (145), Mohammed Kanneh (220), Justin Lafayette (285) and Abraham Charles (132), who recorded his 20th win of the season.

DeAndre DePass won by major decision at 106, while Nazir Withers (160) and Jason Martina (170) picked up decisions.

For the Knights, Samika Kromah (120) and Mohamad Kaba (126) won by major decision, and Terry Murdoq finished the match with a fall at 138 pounds.

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