TERRE HAUTE — Terre Haute South erased a 10-point Bloomington South lead with two pins before Miles Libby took care of Justin Pemberton in 1:45 in the final bout at 113 pounds to lift the Panthers to a thrilling 40-36 win in wrestling on Tuesday.
The Panthers jumped up 18-6, with decisions by Aiden Gann (120) and Aiden Reynolds (145), a pin from Cade Meier at 132 and a forfeit to Delaney Ruhlman at 138, after five matches only to see the Braves tie it at 18 with pins at 152 and 160.
At 170, Tuff Fender collected a pin in 3:10 for the Panthers and Boone Fowler won a 9-1 major at 182 to make it 28-18. At 220, Tristan Ruhlman remained undefeated this season with a pin 1:45, and it was 34-24.
Terre Haute South then got a pin at 285 and a forfeit win at 106 to set up the dramatic finish.
BLOOMINGTON SOUTH 40, TERRE HAUTE SOUTH 36
106: Keegan Sparacino, THS, won by forfeit.
113: Miles Libby, BS, p. Justin Pemberton, 1:45.
120: Aiden Gann, BS, d. Luke May, 6-0.
126: Harrison May, THS, p. Ethan Roudebush, 4:11.
132: Cade Meier, BS, p. Paisley Sanquenetti, THS, 1:53.
138: Delaney Ruhlman, BS, won by forfeit.
145: Aiden Reynolds, BS, d. Nate Recknor, 7-0.
152: Alex Rose, THS, p. Andrew Chandler, 2:32.
160: Nate Lommock, THS, p. Ryan Younger, 2:58.
170: Tuff Fender, BS, p. Collin Casad, 3:10.
182: Boone Fowler, BS, md. Roderick Paige, 9-1.
195: Nick Casad, THS, won by forfeit.
220: Tristan Ruhlman, BS, p. Josh Howell, 1:45.
285: Austin Dalton, THS, p. Aiden Akers, 1:40.