Amboy wrestlers host tournament


AMBOY – Amboy High School hosted the Amboy Varsity Wrestling Tournament on Jan. 12. Eight Clipper wrestlers competed in the 10-team tournament.

A pair of Amboy wrestlers earned second-place honors. Jake Schaver posted a 1-1 record to take second in the 160-pound weight class, while Avery Shaw also split a pair of matches and was second at 195 pounds.

Hayden Montavon (145 pounds) and Dorian Barlow (182 pounds) both claimed fourth-place honors after winning two of four matches in their respective weight classes.

Rock Falls easily captured the team title with 242 points, while the Clippers finished sixth with 75 points.

Amboy Varsity 

Tournament – Jan. 12

Rock Falls 242, Sandwich 163, Genoa-Kingston 131.5, Durand-Pecatonica 84.5, Rockford Jefferson 84, Amboy 75, Somonauk 69, Aurora Central Catholic 63, West Carroll 31, Ashton-Franklin Center 23

126 – Linden (SA) pinned Zach Cerretto (AM), 0:16; Cepeda (ACC) pinned Cerretto (AM), 1:57

132 – Bennett (GK) tech. fall Zack Wicaryus (AM), 18-3; Keosouriya (RJ) pinned Wicaryus (AM), 1:53

138 – Tatrac (GK) pinned Bradley Gazza (AM), 1:51; Nevdal (DP) pinned Gazza (AM), 0:28; Ciesielczyk (SO) pinned Gazza (AM), 1:59

145 – Hayden Montavon (AM) pinned Cartwright (ACC), 1:41; Limon (SA) pinned Montavon (AM), 3:40; Montavon (AM) pinned Nunez (SO), 5:05; Cater (AFC) pinned Montavon (AM), 2:31

160 – Jake Schaver (AM) pinned Adams (RF), 1:23; Murphy (SA) pinned Schaver (AM), 3:20

170 – Austin Norman (AM) pinned Gaytan (ACC); Bellini (RF) major dec. Norman, 14-2; Rodger (RJ) major dec. Norman (AM), 16-5; Gaytan (ACC) dec. Norman (AM), 15-11

182 – Dorian Barlow (AM) pinned Theiner (GK); Murphy (SA) major dec. Barlow, 10-0; Barlow pinned Leman (DP), 3:58; Coyer (WC) pinned Barlow, 3:42

195 – Avery Shaw (AM) pinned Upmann (DP), 0:26; Carmona (RJ) pinned Shaw (AM), 1:24