Thursday, 19 January 2023 12:21

B’Spa Wrestlers Dual Meet Champs!

The Ballston Spa varsity wrestling team won the Section 2 Division 1 Dual Meet Championship on Tuesday. Photo by Heather Whipple. The Ballston Spa varsity wrestling team won the Section 2 Division 1 Dual Meet Championship on Tuesday. Photo by Heather Whipple.

BALLSTON SPA — The Ballston Spa varsity wrestling team pulled out a pair of huge victories on Tuesday, defeating Saratoga Springs and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake to win the Section 2 Division 1 Dual Meet Championship and clinch a spot at the state championships.

It is the first-ever Dual Meet championship for the Scotties, who beat Saratoga 33-29 in the opening round before coming away with another narrow victory in the championship, defeating Burnt Hills 34-33.

Ballston Spa will compete as a team at the NYSPHSAA Dual Meet State Championships, held Jan. 28 at SRC Arena in Syracuse. 

See below for results from both matches:

Ballston Spa 33, Saratoga 29

(102) Quinton Warlikowski (B-Spa) def. Kyle Edwards (Saratoga) by pin at 4:15

(110) Ralph Keeney (B-Spa) def. Chase Matter (Saratoga) by pin at 2:26

(118) Tristan Hinchcliff (B-Spa) def. Luke Stoutenburg (Saratoga) by 10-4 decision

(126) Taylor Beaury (Saratoga) def. Mason Insogna (B-Spa) by pin at 1:12

(132) Cameron Hinchcliff (B-Spa) def. Trey Edwards (Saratoga) by 11-0 maj. decision

(138) Danny Dacey (Saratoga) def. William O’Connor (B-Spa) by 9-2 decision

(145) James Capasso (B-Spa) def. Hayden Passaretti (Saratoga) by 8-1 decision

(152) Gordon Murray (Saratoga) def. Benjamin Roberson (B-Spa) by pin at 2:13

(160) Connor Gregory (B-Spa) def. Gianni Delgado (Saratoga) by technical fall, 18-3 at 4:45

(172) Vita Spatafora (Saratoga) def. Brennan Livingston (B-Spa) by 11-3 maj. decision

(189) Lorenzo Paleschi (Saratoga) def. Jacob Perkins (B-Spa) by 10-2 maj. decision

(215) Darrien Insogna (B-Spa) def. Jack Dacey (Saratoga) by pin at 0:26

(285) Patrick McKinley (Saratoga) win by forfeit

Ballston Spa 34, Burnt Hills 33

(102) Brody DiCaprio (Burnt Hills) def. Quinton Warlikowski (B-Spa) by 5-3 decision

(110) Gavin Whipple (B-Spa) def. Dylan Posson (Burnt Hills) by pin at 1:26

(118) Ralph Keeney (B-Spa) def. Tyler Whiteley (Burnt Hills) by pin at 2:52

(126) Cameron Hinchcliff (B-Spa) def. Ben Taylor (Burnt Hills) by pin at 4:22

(132) Liam Carlin (Burnt Hills) def. Tyler Perkins (B-Spa) by pin at 0:21

(138) Gabriel Goss (Burnt Hills) def. William O’Connor (B-Spa) by pin at 1:25

(145) Colin Carlin (Burnt Hills) win by forfeit

(152) Joshua Warland (Burnt Hills) def. James Capasso (B-Spa) by pin at 0:24

(160) Connor Gregory (B-Spa) def. Howard Bearce (Burnt Hills) by pin at 2:44

(172) Jacob Perkins (B-Spa) def. Thomas Pawlinga (Burnt Hills) by 11-3 maj. decision

(189) Samuel Martin (Burnt Hills) def. Brennan Livingston (B-Spa) by 12-6 decision

(215) Darrien Insogna (B-Spa) def. Julian Goss (Burnt Hills) by pin at 0:16

(285) Santino Mareno (Burnt Hills) def. Cole Donnelly (B-Spa) by 5-1 decision

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