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D&E wrestlers fall to UNC-Pembroke

ELKINS — In the final dual match of their inaugural season, the Davis & Elkins wrestling hosted 2020 Mountain East Conference champions and No. 18 UNC-Pembroke Friday night at the McDonnell Center.

The Braves lived up to their ranking, winning nine of the 10 bouts for a 44-6 victory.

John Finnerty was a winner for the Senators by fall at 157-pounds. Finnerty took the lead on a quick takedown, turning his opponent to his back for the first period pin.

Noah Tarr battled Kaleb Warner at 165 before dropping a close 7-6 verdict in riding time.

D&E will now have two weeks to prepare for the NCAA Super Regional on Feb. 28 in Pembroke, N.C.