OV wrestlers excel at New York tournament

OTTER VALLEY JUNIOR Caleb Whitney holds the trophy he earned for winning the 138-pound division at the 50th Annual Livermore Wrestling Invitational in upstate New York on Saturday.

ELLENBURG DEPOT, N.Y. — Several members of the Otter Valley wrestling team fared well in a Saturday tournament hosted by Northern Adirondack High School, including junior Caleb Whitney, who won the 138-pound weight class.

Whitney went 5-0 in the round robin tournament, pinning his first four opponents in the first round and defeating his Essex opponent, 7-2, in his fifth and final match. It was his first tournament championship.

Senior Sam Martin went 4-1 with four pins at 215, but fell in his final match and settled for second place.

Freshman Kingston Cotter also earned second place in a lightly populated 120-pound class after splitting two matches, winning by pin in his victory.

Freshman Isaac Whitney at 189 had the next best result. Isaac Whitney finished in a three-way tie for first with a 4-1 record with four pins, but had to settle for third on a mat-time tiebreaker.

Sophomore Simon Martin also earned a third-place result at 215, as did junior Malachi Sheldrick at 152.

Tucker Babcock at 160 and Derek Li at heavyweight also competed for the OV varsity squad at the tournament.

Share this story:

More News

Women’s hockey to host NCAA game Wednesday

The Middlebury College women’s hockey team will host an NCAA Division III tournament game … (read more)


Tiger girls win Nordic skiing title; MUHS boys’ team is 3rd

The MUHS girls’ Nordic ski team on Friday completed its dominant performance in the two-da … (read more)


VUHS girls’ hoop trounces Winooski; faces Windsor in D-III quarterfinal

7th-seeded Vergennes Union High School had little trouble in their first-round Division II … (read more)

Share this story: