Wrestling nabs two seconds against WSC best at Sycamore
By Mike Slodki
on January 30, 2009
Sycamore High School was the site of the annual Western Sun Conference tournament, and Kaneland wrestling had some success.
While finishing in eighth place, the Knights saw two of their wrestling brethren get to championship matches.
Batavia won the meet with 177.5 points, followed by Sycamoreâ€™s 174.5. Yorkville finished in third with 169.5.
DeKalb was fourth with 151.5 points, followed by Rochelle at 86. Geneva (84), Glenbard South (80) and Kaneland (65) rounded out the last three.
Jay Levita, at 145 pounds, earned a 3:32 pin over DeKalbâ€™s Robbie Miller and a 1:37 fall over Yorkvilleâ€™s Steven Pozeg. Sycamoreâ€™s Sean Akins pinned Levita in the final in three minutes.
Levitaâ€™s teammate Jimmy Boyle won over Colton Mejorado of Yorkville in the 285-pound group (1:42 fall), and took a 2-0 OT decision over Sycamoreâ€™s Luke Sgarlata before getting pinned in the final by Raider Austin Teistma.
Devon Scholl finished third at 125 pounds after outlasting Glenbard Southâ€™s Pat Williams 6-0.
130-pound entry Matt Weaver finished fourth on a day that included a 2-1 win over Genevaâ€™s Collin Callahan.
The grapplers hope to make an impression on Hampshire, Marengo and Sycamore while hosting a quad on Friday, Jan. 30, at 5:30 p.m.