Eagle grapplers third at NVAC meet
ST. JOHNSBURY — The Mount Abraham Union High School wrestling team finished third this past weekend at the NVAC championship meet, which was decided in head-to-head dual-meet fashion at St. Johnsbury Academy.
The Eagles edged Middlebury, 36-35, in their first round matchup before falling to eventual champion Champlain Valley in the semifinal round. CVU defeated Essex in the final.
Mount Abe then edged host St. Johnsbury, 39-36, in the consolation final to earn the third-place trophy. The Eagles finished the season with a 16-10 record in dual meets.
Teams are off until Feb. 26 and 27, when Mill River will host the state championship competition.