Three local wrestlers make finals
MIDDLEBURY — Sixteen Vergennes, Middlebury, Otter Valley and Mount Abraham union high school wrestlers earned top-six finishes at this weekend’s state championship meet, which was held at MUHS.
Three reached finals, but were denied titles in their last bouts: MUHS junior Nathan Gebo at 113 pounds, OV sophomore Tyson Cram at 132, and VUHS sophomore Brandon Cousino at 170. Middlebury junior Nick Beauchamp also qualified to compete at the upcoming New England championship meet by taking third at 195 pounds.
Vergennes, despite fielding only seven wrestlers, earned the best local team finish, taking fourth with 89 points behind Mount Anthony, which won its 27th straight title with 319.5 points. St. Johnsbury (206.5) and Mount Mansfield (118) followed. MUHS (77.5) took sixth, OV (41) was 11th, and Mount Abe (6) was 18th.
A detailed report and pictures will appear in Thursday’s edition of the Independent.
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