J-D/CBA wrestlers battle at North Country meet

first_imgContinuing to push itself against elite competition, the Jamesville-DeWitt/CBA wrestling team ventured to Indian River to take part in last weekend’s North Country Invitational.Out of a field of 16 teams, the Rams finished seventh, earning 129.5 points. Host Indian River claimed the top spot with 240 points as Gouverneur was second with 183 points.Jackson Thomas made it to the finals at 106 pounds before Saranac’s Alex Clancy pinned him in the second period. Tyriq Block pinned IR’s Jake Whitmore in his semifinal at 182 pounds before dropping the final to Gouverneur’s Jacob Shippee. Shoh Alibekov earned a fourth-place finish at 152 pounds, getting to the consolation bracket final before a 4-1 defeat to Watertown’s Adam Ortega, with Muaweyah El-Hindi fourth at 195 pounds.William BeSeth got sixth place at 113 pounds as Matt Dougherty (99 pounds), Ethan Wells (132 pounds), Enver Bulatov (170 pounds) and Nikoli Sims (285 pounds) lost in the quarterfinals.Meanwhile, Fayetteville-Manlius made its way to Corning on Saturday for the Greg Partridge Memorial Duals, where it went 2-3 in a field that incldued Baldwinsville, who finished at 3-2. The Hornets began against Locust Valley and lost, 74-16, but then defeated the host Corning Hawks 46-30 and followed up with a 48-27 victory over Campbell-Savona.Few points were attained by F-M in a 52-10 defeat to Owego Free Academy, and the Hornets suffered a 39-24 loss to Dryden to close out the day as Canisteo-Greenwood won the tournament with a perfect 5-0 record.When F-M beat Corning, pins were earned by the Hornets’ quartet of Abdulrahman Abouelamayem (113 pounds), Kyle Sykes (120 pounds), Luke Richter (152 pounds) and Alex Dauksza (160 pounds), with Allen Hamilton prevailing at 132 pounds over Emiley Landolf 12-2.J-D/CBA would take part in the Windsor Christmas Tournament last weekend, while F-M resumes Thursday against Mexico and goes to the Leo J. Sammon Tournament at Central Valley Academy on Saturday.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story center_img Tags: F-MJ-D/CBAwrestlinglast_img read more