Kopp lays down the law in Columbian split

Derik Kopp dominated both of his opponents and three teammates also won twice Tuesday as Columbian split a pair of home matches.

Kopp, competing at 138 pounds, pinned Upper Sandusky’s Troy Landrum (2:28) and scored a 26-11 technical fall win over Calvert’s Phillip Boes.

The Tornadoes fell 60-18 to Upper Sandusky, but beat the Senecas 41-16.

Columbian’s double wins all came in four consecutive weight classes; along with Kopp, Roman Williams triumphed at 132, Mason Correll won twice at 145 and Seth Williams doubled up at 152.

Kopp, however, was the only one in the quartet who faced an opponent against Calvert.

Against the Rams, Roman Williams beat Steven Richmond 10-1, Correll dropped Dominic Solis 11-3 and Seth Williams drilled Taran Gillen 17-7.

Calvert’s Daniel Kwiat pinned Columbian 195-pounder Austin Norville (1:43), and teammate John Brodman downed Aaron Fuhrer 14-6 at 120 pounds.

Upper Sandusky opened its match with Columbian by scoring pins, then added three forfeits in a row to put the contest away early.

Cory Frey stuck TC 170-pounder Justin Akers (1:57), Tylor Pritchard flattened Blaze Hoffman (1:56), 195-pounder Dylan Robertson pinned Norville (1:00) and Ian Baker pancaked William Hurt (:42) at 220.

Carson Mengerink added a pin at 120 against Fuhrer (4:41).

Upper Sandusky took three out of four competed matches against Calvert. Will Orians pinned Cody Kuhn in :55, Thurston Dyer pinned Brodman in 5:09 and Landrum pinned Boes in 1:45.

Kwiat picked up a win for Calvert, topping Dylan Robertson 15-2.