Two OV wrestlers win in tourney


JERICHO — Two Otter Valley Union High School wrestlers won their weight classes at Mount Mansfield’s annual Jason Lowell tournament on Saturday.

Otters David Williams at 138 pounds and Josh Beayon at 182 rolled to titles.

Peru, N.Y., dominated the tournament with 338 points, while Mount Abraham Union High School (111) and Vergennes Union High School (110) took second and third, respectively, and OV (103) was fifth, a point behind fourth-place Essex.

Williams won all three of his matches at 138 and posted an 18-2 major decision over Peru’s Jack Hayes in the final.

Beayon went 4-0 in his 182 round robin, including a pin over second-place Riely Amerosa of MMU.

Two local wrestlers earned third-place finishes.

Gabriel Payne-Vinick of VUHS pinned OV’s Sam Martin in the 195-pound consolation match, part of his 4-1 record.

Mount Abe’s Matt Cleaves pinned OV’s Charlie Noble in the 285 consolation final while compiling 3-1 record.

Taking fourth for the Otters was Austin Cormany at 113 with a 0-2 mark, Martin with 2-2 at 195; and OV’s Noble with 2-2 at 285.

Also competing were:

•  At 170, Otter Gadge Puro (1-2).

•  At 220, OV’s Jake Jones (1-2).

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