Evan Stefano won a tight 170-pound decision over Jon Hajduk 5-4, with Matt Calasicbetta (160) also battling in a 5-3 decision over Angelo Pavone. By contrast, Brandon Anderson (152) came close to a technical fall in a 16-3 romp of Tim Byrnes, with Matt Kemp (195) handling Nathan Olson 10-2.
WG would also see Yvan Kouakou gain a pin over 113-pound opponent Jack Kinsella with 41 seconds left in their match, while Connor Grome (132) put away Jake Norton 9-1. At 126, Odae Badwan hung close to Pat Quinlan, though he lost a 12-7 decision.
The Wildcats go to Cicero-North Syracuse for Saturday’s Section III Class AA championships, just as Marcellus goes to the Class B meet at Cazenovia and J-E makes the long trek to Sherburne-Earlville for the Class C championships. All look to put wrestlers in the Feb. 11 overall sectional meet at Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena.