Guilderland Wrestling

On Saturday, Feb. 4, Guilderland wrestling hosted and competed in the Section 2 Division 1, Class 1 sectional championships. Fourteen wrestlers battled all of Class 1 wrestlers in order to qualify for this Saturday’s state qualifiers at Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls.

On Saturday, Jan. 7, the Guilderland wrestling team took part in the Jamie Mormile Invitational at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk. Out of the twelve, five of them finished in the top five with three winning championships.

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo-Middleburgh and Guilderland Dutchmen took part in the seven duel matches against the 10 different teams in the Columbia Duels held at Columbia High School in Rensselaer on the weekend of Dec. 2.

On Sunday morning, Feb. 6, the Guilderland Dutchmen wrestling squad competed in the Class A sectional championships at Shaker High School in Latham. The nine wrestlers battled for a ticket to the state competition at the MVP Arena in Albany.

On Saturday, Dec. 4, the Guilderland Dutchmen wrestling team traveled to Columbia High School in East Greenbush for the Columbia Blue Devil Round Robin tournament. The 12 Dutch wrestlers wrestled well with six of them finishing in the top three.

On Thursday Mar. 11, the Guilderland varsity wrestling team traveled to Averill Park High School in their season finale of the shortened season. No team score was kept so that all the wrestlers could get on the mat and not receive a forfeit. Some Dutch wrestlers went twice.

Guilderland finished fourth, with 129 points, in the Class A sectionals Saturday at Bethlehem High School with 10 wrestlers earning a chance to compete at next week’s state qualifiers in Glens Falls.

The Guilderland Dutchmen wrestlers took to the mat on Saturday at Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park for the Section 2, Division 1, Class A championships. The Dutch finished sixth with 124.5 points.

The annual tournament, hosted by the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk wrestling team, is named for an RCS wrestling booster who was 29 when he died of cystic fibrosis in 2010.

Wrestlers from the Guilderland and Berne-Knox-Westerlo/Voorheesville teams battled in Glens Falls on Saturday for the chance to get into next weekend’s state competition in Albany. To earn an automatic bid, the wrestlers must win their weight class or hope to earn a wildcard birth.


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