West Lib wrestlers fall to Gannon

Gannon 24, West Liberty 12

WEST LIBERTY The West Liberty University wrestling team battled back after a slow start only to fall short in a 24-12 loss to visiting Gannon on Senior Night at the ASRC.

The Golden Knights (7-4) won the first five matches to jump out to a 17-0 lead before Mike Emery got the Hilltoppers (4-4) on the board, battling Casey Pace into overtime before prevailing in the first tiebreaker.

West Liberty’s Eric Antesberger followed with a shutout win at 174 pounds, cutting the deficit to 17-6.