Wrestlers take third at Ausable Valley

Wrestlers-at-Ausable-ValleyHorde wrestlers have been staying busy during the past few weeks.

The team traveled north to Ausable Valley for the third annual Travis Capen Memorial Duals on Saturday.

Granville had a strong showing, finishing with a 4-1 record and a second place finish.

Leading the way for the Horde was Brad Perry, who went 5-0 with three pins at 170 pounds. Other undefeated wrestlers were Anthony Arbuckle (182), Jody Hermance (195) and Damian Duffy (145).

Dwayne Nadeau (285), Nathaniel Palmer (138), Ben Fox (160), and Devin Cohan (113) all finished the day an impressive 4-1, according to coaches. William Duffy (99) added a strong performance, going 3-2.

On Dec. 11 the boys fell 60-27 to the Hadley Luzerne/Lake George team.

“Although there were a lot of forfeits, the bouts wrestled were hard fought,” Palmer said, mentioning several wrestlers from both his and his opponent’s team.

“Brad Perry had a nice win over Forrest Kubricky,” he said. “WarEagle Connor Spellburg wrestled great for his first varsity win.”

Damian Duffy pinned the WarEagle’s Dylan Bachem in 1:15 at 145, and Fox also won by pin. Cohan fought for a 9-6 decision win over Garret Swift at 120 pounds.

The loss came a week after the boys triumphed over Tamarac 42 to 40 Dec. 5.

“Hard fought victories by Ben Fox at 160, who trailed 8-7 in the third period, and brad Perry at 170 sealed the win for the Horde,” Coach Steve Palmer said, also mentioning William Duffy, who recorded his first varsity win at 99.

At 106 pounds, Dylan Martindale pinned Tyler Peterson  in 1:17. In 1:38, Damian Duffy also pinned for the Horde as did Cohan in 55 seconds and Daegan Jones in 2:35. Palmer pinned Tamarac’s Gabe Constanza in 1:28 at 145, and Martindale at 106 pinned Tyler Petersen in 1:17.

Fox also won by pin in a long, 5:17 bout at 160.

Nadeau won by a 3-2 decision over Cameron Michel, and Perry won by 4-3 decision over Connor Tuttle.

The team will host Salem tomorrow and will participate in the Granville Lions’ Coach Ken Harrison Memorial Tournament on Saturday.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Sentinel in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , ,

‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

DSC_1007

By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

smoke

By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

Haley Wiskoski waves to the crowd after winning the 2016 DYW title

By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

Racing Against Cancer

By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

Eagle Scout Project

By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

MUGSHOT-Pot grower

A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

Mark Bardin

A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]

First Friday welcomes spring

First Friday Moose Crossing

By Derek Liebig The remnants of a long, cold winter may still be holding on but, inside Granville’s museums, spring […]