Wesneski hits milestone for Canton wrestling
It was a historic weekend for Garrett Wesneski as the Canton Warriors went 2-3 at the Line Mountain Tournament over the weekend.
Wesneski notched his 100th victory in style, getting it by fall on his birthday, as he went 5-0 in the tournament with five pins.
Connor Route, Tyler Cole and John Bowman also all went 5-0 on the day.
Against Mount Union the Warriors dropped a close 36-33 match.
Travis Butcher got a pin at 145 for Canton and Bowman (170), Cole (182), Wesneski (195), Connor Route (220), Dennis Route (106) and Ethan Landis (113) all got wins. Cole and Wesneski got pins and Route won by forfeit.
Canton picked up a 41-38 victory over Mifflinburg.
Butcher again got a pin at 145 and Bowman (170), Cole (182), Wesneski (195), Connor Route (220), Landis (113) and Gabriel Barnett (120) got wins. Barnett won by technical fall and the other five won by fall.
Against Pottsville the Warriors won 48-31. Butcher (145), Bryce Cole (152), Spencer Castle (160), Bowman (170), Cole (182), Wesneski (195), Connor Route (220) and Brady Bryington (285) all got wins. Cole won by forfeit, the rest all won by fall.
The Warriors fell to Norristown 41-27. Butcher (145), Cole (152), Bowman (170), Cole (182), Wesneski (195), Connor Route (220) and Brendan Cohick (138) all got wins. Wesneski and Cohick each won by fall.
North Star picked up a 47-31 win over Canton.
The Warriors got wins from Bowman (170), Cole (182), Wesneski (195), Connor Route (220), Bryington (285) and Landis (113). Wesneski, Bryington and Landis all won by fall.
ATHENS AT THE ROBERT BRADSHAW INVITE
Freshman Brian Courtney brought home the title at 113 pounds at the Robert Bradshaw Invite in Canandaigua over the weekend.
Courtney pinned Irondequoit's Charlie Ribble in 2:44 and he won 8-4 over Jacob Morley of Gates-Chili. Courtney won 4-1 over Mike Venosa of Victor.
Brock Horton took fourth at 106, just missing a win in the semifinals and Zach Sheppeck (145) and Roger Horton (195) were each fourth, while Gage Cannavino (120) and Dakoda Cain (170) each took fourth.
"We wrestled better than we did last year at this tournament," Athens coach Dale Jarvis said. "Team wise we finished 10 places higher than we did last year. Overall we wrestled well as a group getting points and wins from most of our wrestlers. Brian Courtney won the tournament in a very tough weight class."
Brock Horton was 3-2 at 106 and Cannavino was 3-2 at 120. Kaidon Winters was 1-2 at 126 and Devon Spencer was 1-2 at 138.
Sheppeck went 3-2 at 145 and Brandon Jennings was 0-2 at 152, while Cody Jennings was 2-2 at 160.
Cain was 2-2 at 170 and Shane McGrath was 0-2 at 182 while Roger Horton went 4-2 at 195.
Jordan Alliger was 1-2 at 220 and Mitchell Orshal was 0-2 at 285.