Zapata and Burkholder lead wrestling at Wayneburg Invitational

Zapata and Burkholder lead wrestling at Wayneburg Invitational

The sophomore tandem of Antonio Zapata and Jordan Burkholder led the Muskingum wrestling team at the Waynesburg Invitational on Saturday.

The Basics

  • Location: Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
  • Standings: Muskingum finished 7th in the 11-team field

On the Mat

  • Zapata placed first in the 197-pound weight class after posting a perfect 3-0 record. He recorded a fall over Hayden Good of Johns Hopkins at the 1:02 mark and notched a 3-2 decision against Gage Finegan of Heidelberg. Zapata won the bracket with a 3-2 decision against Evan Hickey of Ohio Northern.
  • Burkholder took second place in the 125-pound weight class after going 2-1. He recorded a fall over Cody Shultz of Thomas More at the 2:12 mark and had a 6-3 decision against Seth Transue of Ohio Northern. Burkholder fell in the championship bout 3-2 in double overtime against Tristan Buxton of Waynesburg.
  • Sophomore Tanner Walker placed fifth in the 165-pound bracket. He went 4-2 with a fall, tech fall, major decision and decision.
  • Junior Anthony Cole-Young finished sixth in the 184-pound weight class. He ended the day with a 3-3 mark, which included a fall.

Up Next

  • Muskingum next returns to Ohio Athletic Conference action against Otterbein on Tuesday, January 10. Match time is slated for 7:30 p.m. in Westerville, Ohio.