Griewisch gets big upset on Day 1 of Morales Tournament

FALCONER – A couple of wrestling upsets highlighted the first round of the 13th Annual Patrick J. Morales Tournament on Friday night.

Billy Fleming of Cattaraugus-Little Valley and Teddy Griewisch of Dunkirk pulled off the upsets.

Fleming, the ninth seed, defeated top-seed Nick Zentz of Westfield-Ripley-Chautauqua Lake, 8-6, at 152 pounds while Griewisch, a seven seed, beat second-seeded Logan Martin of C-LV, 9-2.

Team standings show host Falconer leading with 112 points followed by Jamestown with 81 Union City, Pa., 71, Eisenhower 64 and Maple Grove 53.

Rounding out the Top 10 in the 17-team field are Randolph with 45 points, C-LV 42, Frewsburg 40, Southwestern 39 and Dunkirk-Silver Creek 35.

Action resumes today at 10 a.m. with semifinals at 11 a.m. and finals scheduled to at approximately 5 p.m.