Wrestling

Saranac's Gillette named Wrestler of the Year

PLATTSBURGH — Codie Gillette was selected as the CVAC Wrestler of the Year, while Saranac's Heath Smith and Sean Nolan were awarded Coach of the Year.

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Peru's Jay Oakes has the upper hand in the match for fifth place at 145 pounds at the state wrestling championship in Albany Saturday. Oakes finished fifth in the class. (Photo Provided)

Section VII places 4 wrestlers at state

ALBANY — Jordan Bushey, Codie Gillette, Jay Oakes, Jacob Nolan finish in top 6.

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Peru's Jordan Bushey (left) pins Rondout Valley's Eric Morse during Friday's NYSPHSAA Wrestling Championships. Bushey won both his matches and is guaranteed to place in the 160-pound weight class. (Photo Provided)

Peru's Bushey advances to state wrestling semifinals

ALBANY — Jordan Bushey goes 2-0 to land in today's semifinals; seven Section VII wrestlers win in wrestlebacks.

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Section VII wrestlers competing in this weekend's NYSPHSAA Division II Wrestling Championships (from left to right) front row: Saranac's Jacob Nolan (99), Saranac's John Devins (106), Peru's Colin Hogan (113), AuSable Valley's Dylan Baker (120), Saranac's Rafael Rivera (126). Second row: Northern Adirondack's Austin Trombley (132), Saranac's Codie Gillette (138), Peru's Jay Oakes (145), Peru's Tanner Phillips (152), Peru's Jordan Bushey (160). Back row: Saranac's Colby Staley (170), Northern Adirondack's Matt Lashway (182), Beekmantown's Brandon Defayette (195), Saranac's Paul Herrera (220), AuSable Valley's Kenny Rivers (285). (Photo Provided)

Section VII wrestlers prepare for Wrestling Championships

By: JOHN CORYER

PLATTSBURGH — The NYSPHSAA Division II Wrestling Championships begin Friday and go into Saturday and 15 Section VII wrestlers will be participating.

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Saranac's Jacob Nolan (top) squares off against Peru's Carson Dobozy in the 99-pound championship match during Saturday's wrestling sectionals at Ausable Valley Central School. Nolan won 2-0. (Gabe Dickens/P-R Photo)

It's a sweep for Saranac wrestlers

By: JOHN CORYER

CLINTONVILLE — Chiefs capture Section VII championship; first sweep since 1995.

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Peru's Colin Hogan (top) takes down Saranac's Brandon Yip during Tuesday's CVAC wrestling meet at Peru Central School. The Indians edged the Chiefs, 34-33. (Gabe Dickens/P-R Photo)

Peru wins in tiebreaker; Saranac captures CVAC title

By: JOHN CORYER

PERU — The Chiefs and Indians tied in their CVAC wrestling match, but Peru got the edge winning eight matches to Saranac's seven.

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