Fulton Takes Class A Wrestling Crown

All photos by Michele Earl.
All photos by Michele Earl.

Fulton is again the class of Class A, sweeping to a solid victory in the Section III Class A meet this past weekend in Fulton.

The Red Raiders posted a team score of 249, 50 points higher than second-place Indian River.

For Fulton, D.J. Ingham took the 215 pound finals decision decisively, pinning Kyle Reader of VVS in just 25 seconds.  It was the only pin of the finals.

Adam Wallace, Marcus Earl and Zack Race each took wins by decisions in their finals to win Class A chapionships.  Earl beat Fulton’s Nick Woodworth, 6-2.  Derek Harris, David Hall, Jake Tallents and Antonio LeBron also made the finals, but lost by decision.

Hall fell by 8-4 decision to Indian River’s Peyton Amato, who was named Most Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament.

In all, Fulton was represented in 8 of the 15 title matches.

1. Fulton     249.0
2  Indian River     199.0
3. VVS     171.0
4. Mexico     140.0
5. Chittenango     103.0
6. Carthage     81.0
7. Whitesboro     79.5
8. ES-M     73.5
9. Cortland     67.0
10. New Hartford     56.0
11. Watertown     49.0
12. Camden     31.0


96 lbs.        Michael Mullins (Indian River) decision over Kasey Proper (VVS) 3-2 OT
103 lbs.     Derrick Gray (Indian River) decision over CJ Loomis (Mexico) 6-2
112 lbs.     Mike Sardo (Whitesboro) decision over Brandon Delmonte (New Hartford) 5-4
119 lbs.     Dylan Kavanaugh (VVS) decision over Derrick Harris (Fulton) 5-1
125 lbs.     Adam Wallace (Fulton) decision over Cody Sullivan (Camden) 8-3
130 lbs.     Wesley Blanding (Chittenango) decision over Dan Walts (VVS) 3-2 OT
135 lbs.     James Loomis (Mexico) decision over Matt Gray (Indian River) 4-2
140 lbs.     Peyton Amato (Indian River) decision over David Hall (Fulton) 8-4
145 lbs.     Marcus Earl (Fulton) decision over Nick Woodworth (Fulton) 6-2
152 lbs.     Jacob Burke (Mexico) decision over Jake Tallents (Fulton) 7-3
160 lbs.     Tom Capone (Watertown) decision over Antonio LeBron (Fulton) 4-2
171 lbs.     Dustin Moss (ES-M) decision over Troy Benjamin (Mexico) 3-1
189 lbs.     Zach Race (Fulton) decision over Derrek Dalton (Indian River) 9-5
215 lbs.     DJ Ingham (Fulton) pin Kyle Reader (VVS) :25
285 lbs.     Patrick Gibbons (Carthage) decision over Alex Tibbles (Indian River) 5-1