BKW wrestles for success, but falls short

The Enterprise –– Michael Koff

Are his shoulders down yet? Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s Brad Ableman looks towards the referee during his match against La Salle’s Caiden Mondore on Tuesday evening at Berne-Knox-Westerlo. Ableman, in the 106-pound weight class, pinned Mondore in the third period at 4 minutes and 45 seconds. BKW, which must forfeit points in each tournament because it has no heavyweight wrestlers, lost 44 to 36.

The Enterprise –– Michael Koff

Struggling to escape: Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s Jake Lideman fights to keep his shoulders off the mat on Tuesday night against La Salle’s Max Tempel in the 113-pound match at Berne-Knox-Westerlo. Lideman lost, 16 to 1.

The Enterprise –– Michael Koff

Submitting to pain: La Salle wrestler Matt Etman is pushed to the mat by Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s Kai Fisher, who won, 10 to 9, in the 126-pound weight class. The Bulldogs lost the match, 44 to 36.

The Enterprise –– Michael Koff

Holding onto his opponent is Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s Rob Haas during his match on Tuesday night at home against La Salle Institute. The Bulldogs lost, 44 to 36.

The Enterprise –– Michael Koff

Face meets the mat: Jim McGill, of Berne-Knox-Westerlo, lost, 7 to 3, to Luke Marcello of La Salle in the 170-pound weight class on Tuesday evening at Berne-Knox-Westerlo.

PHOTOS: Despite not having any heavyweight wrestlers the Berne-Knox-Westerlo team perseveres with some scrappy young fighters.