HS WRESTLING: SVEC DUO WINS AT FRIENDS OF SECTION IV TOURNEY
(2023-11-26)Tioga County Sports Report
CICERO, N.Y. — A pair of SVEC grapplers captured weight class titles in Girls division competition at the Friends of Section IV JV/Girls Wrestling Tournament Saturday.
Dallas Fanning and Tayah Beach both posted 3-0 records on the day to stand atop the podium at 114 and 126 pounds, respectively.
Beach, the Section IV runner-up to nationally-ranked No. 1 Emily Sindoni of Tioga last season and a sectional bronze medalist in 2022, pinned Schuyler’s Jackie Mace in 2:22 in the finals.
The sophomore decked Oneonta’s Aislynn Lennord in 48 seconds in the quarterfinals, then dispatched Windsor’s Kimberly Olaeta in 1:02 in the semifinals.
Fanning won all three of her round robin bouts by first period fall in the 114B category.
The freshman opened with a fall over Onnah Thompson of Waverly in 1:31. In the semis, she pinned Colleen Hilderbrant of Whitney Point in 1:55. It took her just 22 seconds to score a fall over Horseheads’ Lily Gullo in the championship tilt.
SVEC’s Kaden Sims brought home the silver, falling to Susquehanna Valley’s Trent Rose by fall in 5:44 in the Boys 190 finals.
Sims decked Marathon’s Johnathon Irwin in 2:39 in the quarters and Elmira’s Evan Wilcox in 5:23 in the semis.
The Eagles’ Xavier Beach pinned Schuyler’s Jayden Summers in 53 seconds in the Boys 124 third-place match.
He pinned Susquehanna Valley’s Codi Rosenkrans in 4:46 in his opener, but lost by fall to Jason O’Connor of Chenango Forks in 1:16 in the semis.
SVEC’s Katelynn VanEtten placed seventh at Girls 235
In other Boys division competition, the Eagles’ Nicholas Rennells finished seventh at 215 and Dominic Classen was sixth in 215C.
IN PHOTO: SVEC’s Tayah Beach (back). ... TCSR STOCK PHOTO.