May 28, 2018

Wrestlers at Colchester Saturday, back home Tuesday

With four top-five finishes in the regionally prestigious Michael J. Baker Classic at Essex High over the weekend, the Champlain Valley Union High wrestling team will be at the Colchester High Invitational on Saturday and then home Tuesday grappling with Mount Mansfield Union, Mount Abraham Union and Harwood Union.

The Redhawks fell just a point short of deadlocking host Essex High and Mount Mansfield for top Vermont teams in the 35-school Classic. Essex and Mount Mansfield had 88 points, with CVU at 87.

Marshwood, Me. won the event, with teams from the Pine Tree State and

New York grabbing the top seven team places.

Connor Brown led CVU with a runner-up finish in the 160-pound class.

Other top Redhawks included Liam Bowley (third), Grant Poston (fourth) and Alex Craige (fifth).

—Mal Boright,
Observer corresondent


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