Hillbillies compete in two tournaments

Four Fredonia wrestlers placed at two separate tournaments Saturday.

Dakota Gardner took first place in the 145-pound division at the Matthew Marino Tournament held at Webster Schroeder high school. Gardener defeated Mike Logan of Webster Schroeder, 5-2, in the championship match and added two pins and two 15-0 technical falls on his way to the championship match.

At the Maple Grove Tournament, Ben McKelvey took third place at 106 by defeating Nathan Abbey of Falconer 6-0. Nick Gloff took fourth place at 170 with a 3-2 record on the day. All three of Gloff’s victories came by pin.

Brett Seekings rounded out Fredonia’s placers by taking fourth place in the 285 division. Seekings also went 3-2 with three pins.

Seekings and Gloff were both making their first appearance at a varsity tournament.