Wrestling defeated by Thomas Jefferson

Leila Usanovic and Sam Tobiczyk

The Baldwin wrestling team lost its match against Thomas Jefferson 44-21 on Wednesday, but had some good individual performances.

Sophomore Keith Mincin pinned his opponent in the 160-pound class.

“One standout from the match was Keith Mincin. He had a great match,” junior John Starusko said.

Owen Klowdowski and Ramil Islamov also had strong performances, Mincin said. 

Starusko cited the absence of many of the team’s top wrestlers as a main reason they lost.

“We were lacking many of our best guys, many of our good wrestlers, so we lost those matches by forfeit,” he said.

Other wrestlers struggled a little, Starusko said

“We just didn’t wrestle well,” he said.

Starusko said he doesn’t think this loss will become a trend

“Even though we lost, we should win our next matches,” he said.