Friday, 17 February 2017 14:58

Local Wrestlers Heading to States

Local Wrestlers Heading to States
SARATOGA COUNTY — Fresh off of the Division 1 wrestling championships, six area wrestlers will be heading to the state championships to be held at the Times Union Center in Albany on February 24 and 25. As a team, Ballston Spa came in fourth, followed by Burnt Hills and Saratoga Springs. One local standout was Junior Tyler Barnes of Ballston Spa High School. He entered the tournament as the No. 2 seed with a 39-3 record, and pinned his way through the finals. The win comes on top of the Scotties wrestling team’s celebration of its first Class A Championship Title won Saturday, Feb. 4, at the tournament held at Schenectady High School. Ballston Spa Coach Harvey Staulters, who said at the time that it’s all about performing as a whole team, received recognition as Coach of the Year at the sectionals in Glens Falls. Overall Suburban Council North standings for the Scotties is 16-1-0. Wrestlers heading to State Championships 99 lbs Brock Delsignore South Glens Falls 138 lbs Christian Gramuglia Burnt Hills 170 lbs Tyler Barnes Ballston Spa 182 lbs Jake Cook Ballston Spa 220 lbs Jacob Stangle Ballston Spa 285 lbs Jake Warren Burnt Hills
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