Dec. 16, 2010
Coach Rahn Fleming and his Champlain Valley Union High wrestling team will be off to Bristol and a match at Mount Abraham Union on Monday night. The team returns to CVU on Wednesday for home-opening matches against Vergennes Union and Enosburg High at 5:30 p.m.
The junior varsity will travel to a Saturday tournament at Otter Valley Union High in Brandon. Matches begin at 10 a.m.
The Redhawks started their season Saturday by finishing eighth in the 21-team St. Johnsbury Academy Invitational.
Senior captain Ryan Stearns ruled his 130-pound class with early pins in all three of his matches.
Sam Fortin finished fourth in the 121-pound class. Fleming said by e-mail that Tucker Austin had a good day. CVU was represented in six of the 14 weight classes.
Fleming is working with 24 wrestlers, 18 of which are freshmen and sophomores.
— Mal Boright, Observer correspondent