Kenny Rivers gets a pin.
Photo by Keith Lobdell.
Kenny Rivers advanced to the finals at the Peru Wrestling tournament at 285, but the Patriot grappler was pinned in the first round by Massena’s Nolan Terrance, finishing in second. Dylan Baker won his consolation match to finish in third place at 120, while Keith Christensen finished fourth at 170. Teddy Tanzuck (113), Joe LeClair (138) and Ricky Nichols (182) each finished in fifth place.
Indoor track and field
Westport’s Jonathan Gay was the winner of the 1,000 at the CVAC indoor meet Jan. 4 with a time of 2:51.5, while finishing third in the 1,600 with a time of 4:47.3.
The AuSable Valley Patriot boys were led by the 1,600 relay of Jared Estes, Desmond Fout, Riley Smith and David Vicaro was second in 4:28.6. The 640 relay team of Estes, Eric Potthast, Smith and Vicaro with a fifth place finish in 1:35.9
On the girls side for the Patriots, the 1,600 relay of Ashlee Estes, Haley Passino, Lydia Russo and Briana Williams was fourth in 5:23.4. Estes was third in the high jump at 4 feet, 6 inches and eighth in long jump at 12 feet, 9.5 inches. Jessica Malskis was sixth in the 3,000 in 14:49.6.
Saranac 61, Keene 31
Saranac used a 39-14 run over the middle 16 minutes of the game to hand the Lady Beavers their first loss of the season as Keene tested themselves against a Class B foe.
Tucker Geiger led Keene with 10 points (12.4 ppg), while Naomi Peduzzi (12.6) added 8, Taylor Geiger 4, Hanna Whitney (13.6) 3, Elaina Smith 3 and Madison Gifford 2.
AuSable Valley 10, Willsboro 0
Josh Taylor rolled a high game of 277 to go with a match high 605 series as the Patriots defeated the Warriors. Mike McDonald added a 215 high game and 568 series, while Charlie Lacy rolled a 244-585 and Noah Martineau added a 200 high game.