Wrestlers end regular season with home meets2/12/09

Feb. 12, 2009

Champlain Valley Union High wrestlers will grapple on the home mat against counterparts from Vergennes High at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, and against Essex High at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18.

These are the final matches before the state tournament on Feb. 27 and 28 at Essex High.

The junior varsity state tournament is at Spaulding High in Barre on Feb. 21.

Two Redhawks took second places in their weight classes over the weekend in the Jason Lowell Memorial Invitational at Mount Mansfield Union High.

Sherman Wood was runner-up in the 131-pound division, while Stephan Fortin took second among the 152-pounders.

CVU’s team finished ninth among the more than 12 schools participating.

— Mal Boright, Observer correspondent