|YOUTH WRESTLING: WAVERLY YOUTH WRESTLING CLUB CROWNS FOUR CHAMPS AT STATE QUALIFIER ADVANCES 20 TO NYWAY STATES (2019-03-03)
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER The Waverly Youth Wrestling Club crowned four champions and advanced 20 grapplers to States here this weekend at the Southern Tier NYWAY State Qualifier.
The champions were: Jax Myers, D3-76 pounds, Brayden Bowman, D2-68 pounds,, Mason Phillips, D1-38 pounds, and Isaac Peppard, D4-50 pounds.
Brayden Bowman and Mason Phillips were both dominant throughout the day and have great shots at winning NYWAY States, said Waverly coach Justin Wolcott.
Waverly also had a foursome of runners-up in Roark Ward, D2-54, Bryce Stanton, D1-41, Carter Stanton, D6-70, and Malakaih Pittman, D4-71.
Waverly had six third-place finishers, including Eli Keeney, D2-50, whose only loss was an 11-9 decision in overtime. He ended up in a three-way tie for first, but finished third due to tiebreaker criteria.
Also finishing third were Maddex Presher, D4-59, Rhylee Stotler, D5-58, Avery Bowman, D4-63, Todd LaForest, D5-66, and Jeremy Cleveland, D4-71.
Other qualifiers were Jase Stark, Leiland Stark, Derek Thorp, Nico Rae and Joey Mack.
Im looking forward to a good showing at States, and hopefully bringing home a few place-winners, said Wolcott.
NYWAY States in Brockport this weekend Friday through Sunday.
NOTES: Jax Myers won his championship in an OT thriller, 3-2.
Isaac Peppard won his championship match, 3-0.
Avery Bowman lost to matches to NYWAY State place-winners to Nate Miller, 4-1, and to Landon Boccasini, 6-4.
Joey Mack won his blood round match by pin with 11 remaining in the third period.. He was winning 6-4 at the time.
IN PHOTO: Isaac Peppard (top left), Jax Myers (top right), Brayden Bowman (bottom left) and Mason Phillips (bottom right.
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