T’birds pin Marauders

OBSERVER Photos by Joe Conti Above, Brendan Ramsey of Chautauqua Lake (blue) grabs a hold of Dunkirk’s Adam Sanchez during a high school wrestling meet Wednesday at Dunkirk High School.
Cole Golembieski of Dunkirk, left, and Chautauqua Lake’s Trey Hoyt face off during the meet.

Chautauqua Lake’s wrestling squad defeated Dunkirk, 65-24, in a Wednesday afternoon meet at Dunkirk High School.

Four Thunderbirds wrestlers won by pinning opponents. Trent Burchanowski won by fall over the Marauders’ Jeremy Sobilo in 2:38 during the 99-pound event. At 126 pounds, Chautauqua Lake’s Brendan Ramsey pinned Adam Sanchez in 3:00. Trey Hoyt took 4:38 to pin the Marauders’ Cole Golembieski in the 145-pound bout, and Ben Szymanowski of the Thunderbirds felled Dunkirk’s Jamall Gaines in 1:08 at 220 pounds.

There were two Marauders who managed pins. Alexandro Navarro got a fall on Bradley Babcock in just 27 seconds in the 170-pound bout, while Angel Caraballo pinned Chautauqua Lake’s Quinton Frederick in 1:08 during the 182-pound event.

Chautauqua Lake’s squad also includes wrestlers from the Westfield and Panama school districts, while Dunkirk’s team has wrestlers from Silver Creek and Forestville.