Tioga County Sports Report
CAZENOVIA — Parker Sexton won the 145-pound championship to lead SVEC to a top-10 finish at the Cazenovia Invitational here Saturday.
He went 4-0 on the day and received a forfeit win over Ogdensburg's Tristan Richardson in the title bout.
Sexton opened the day with a disqualification win over Oxford / Greene's Hunter Ludolph, then scored a 4-0 decision over David Morse of Homer. In the semifinals, he defeated West Genesee's Cole Saxton by decision (no score available).
Nick Tubbs grabbed runner-up honors at 170, dropping a 2-1 battle to Caz's Kevin Valentine in the finals. Tubbs decked Donovan Mitchell of Groton in 27 seconds in his first match, then edged Sawyer Dereszynski of Fayetteville-Manlius, 4-3.
In the semis, he decisioned top-seeded Blake Hall of Ogdensburg, 8-5.
Ousmane Duncanson placed third at 132. He opened with a pin of Dante Coppola of Central Square in 1:12, then pinned JJ Paulson of Liverpool in 2:42.
He was the only wrestler to go the full six minutes with West Genesee's Nathan Wade, losing to the No. 1 seed by a 14-2 major decision in the semis. He pinned his opponent in the third-place match.
Devin Beach placed third for the Eagles at 160. He won his first bout with a fall over Homer's Zander Johnson in 3:28, then dropped a 10-9 heartbreaker to Colin McAvan of West Genesee.
Beach would face Johnson again in the consolation semis and register a pin in 4:23. In the third-place match, he pinned Oxford / Greene's Paige Hunter in 1:54.
Wyatt Stouffer went 2-2 to take fifth at 99. He pinned Damon Hogan of Central Square in 1:24, then lost by fall to top-seeded Brady Lynch of Indian River in 21 seconds.
He fell to Jack McMonagle of Baldwinsville, 12-5, then received a forfeit win over B-ville's Keegan Hayes in the fifth-place match.
Tyler Knickerbocker went 1-2 at 138 and Anthony Speer was 0-2 at 220.
Indian River won the team title with 182.5 points, beating out Oxford / Greene (178). SVEC tied with Cazenovia and Liverpool for eighth, each scoring 87 points.
SVEC (9-6, 2-1) visits IAC Division I leader Tioga (3-0, 2-0) Wednesday.
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