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Lyndonville mat duo claims Class B titles

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 4 February 2017 at 6:40 pm

Contributed Photo – This quintet of Lyndonville wrestlers earned top two place finishes at the Section V Class B championships held today at Keshequa. From left are Chase Stinson, Dustin Joy, Jeff Gress Jr., Dustin Hinckley and Frankie Carrasquillo. Gress and Hinckley both took championship honors while Stinson, Joy and Carrasquillo all earned second place finishes.

Two Lyndonville High wrestlers, seniors Jeff Gress Jr. and Dustin Hinckley, captured top honors at the Section V Class B championships held today at Keshequa.

Gress captured the 126 lb. title with an 18-3 technical fall win over Colten Studley of Bolivar-Richburg. He advanced to the title match with a quick 53 second pin in the quarterfinals and a 14-0 major decision win in the semis.

Hinckley claimed the 160 lb. crown with a 6-0 decision win over Conner McEvoy of Keshequa. He earned a spot in the finals by scoring quick pin of 1:01 in the quarterfinals and a 15-0 technical fall victory in the semis.

The Tigers also had a trio of second place finishers in Chase Stinson (113), Dustin Joy (145) and Frankie Carrasquillo (285).

Stinson scored a technical fall win in the quarterfinals and a pin of 3:52 in the semis before dropping a 19-4 technical fall decision to Colton Davis of Keshequa in the finals.

Joy scored a pin of 3:27 in the quarterfinals and an 8-1 decision win in the semis before losing a narrow 2-1 decision to Adam Wagner of South Seneca in the finals.

Carresquillo notched a pin of 1:34 in the quarterfinals and a 3-1 decision victory in the semis before being pinned in the finals in 3:54 by Jacob London of Alfred-Almond.

All five Tiger grapplers now advance to the Section V state qualifier championships.