Section 2 wrestling: Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George prevails at Joe McCabe Invitational

Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George held on to win the team title at the Joe McCabe Invitational wrestling tournament Saturday, Jan. 12, at Maple Hill High School in Schodack.

The War Eagles finished with 219.5 points, 11 points ahead of runner-up Watervliet and 22 points ahead of third-place Columbia.

Coxsackie-Athens placed sixth in the team standings, but had the most individual champions with three. Logan Campbell pinned Columbia’s Michael Yelle midway through the first period to claim the 113-pound division title, while Marc Martinez earned a first-period fall over Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George’s William Mitcham for the 285-pound championship. Devon Shader edged Whitehall-Fort Ann’s Brendan Covey 5-4 for the 195-pound division title.

Several schools had two individual champions, including Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George, Watervliet, Columbia and Maple Hill.

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Team scores: Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George 219.5, Watervliet 208.5, Columbia 197.5, Tamarac 175, Whitehall-Fort Ann 172, Coxsackie-Athens 155, Shaker 153.5, Maple Hill 137, Ichabod Crane 91, Catskill 69.5, Cohoes 35, Rensselaer 32.5, Taconic Hills 27, Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk 19, Cairo-Durham 17, Gateway Regional 15

Championship results
99 – Jair Gomez (IC) dec Torin Bishop (Tam) 11-4
106 – Caleb Svingala (MH) maj dec Peyton White (W’vliet) 11-3
113 – Logan Campbell (CA) pin Michael Yelle (Clmb) 1:18
120 – Aiden Scott (Clmb) dec Riley Retell (Tam) 5-2
126 – Jacob Slovak (Clmb) dec Colby Pierson (Shk) 5-4
132 – Trent Svingala (MH) tech fall Patrick Moore (W’vliet) 19-2
138 – Bobby Treshock (Tam) pin Mike Fuss (HL/LG) 3:!3
145 – David Austin (W-FA) pin Gary Spotswood (HL/LG) 5:22
152 – Logan Duers (HL/LG) maj dec TJ Scaccia (Clmb) 10-0
160 – Owen Lyons (W’vliet) maj dec Justin Hoffman (HL/LG) 10-2
170 – Richard Forbes (Cats) pin Jacob Gosselin (W-FA) :51
182 – Cody York (HL/LG) pin Adam Riley (Clmb) :45
195 – Devon Shader (CA) dec Brendan Covey (W-FA) 5-4
220 – Sterling Spoon (W’vliet) pin Dakota Anatriello (CA) 3:57
285 – Marc Martinez (CA) pin William Mitcham (HL/LG) 1:12

In other wrestling tournament results involving Section 2 teams Saturday, Warrensburg took the team title at the Red Devil Invitational at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill (Section 3). The Burghers finished with 175 points, six points ahead of runner-up Windsor. Galway placed seventh with 76 points.

Tanner McKenna (120 pounds) and Hunter McKenna (145) both won individual titles for Warrensburg. Joseph Scheeren claimed the 113-pound division championship for Galway.

Hoosick Falls took fourth place at the Dan Wickham Classic at Unatego High School (Section 4). Gabe Fisher (113 pounds) and Craig Sawyer (285) won their weight classes for the Panthers. Berne-Knox-Westerlo finished 14th in the team standings.

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