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Wrestlers perform well at Clinton tournament

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Senior wrestler Reese Fry pinned his way to the top of his weight class (112#), in last Saturday’s Dave Elliott tournament in Clinton. All photos courtesy of Stacy Fry.

The Dave Elliot Memorial Wrestling Individual Tournament welcomed the Manchester Varsity wrestlers, along with 16 other teams from across Southeastern Michigan, to Clinton on Saturday for the 43rd annual event.

Medaling for the Dutch in Saturday’s tournament were Senior wrestler Reese Fry at 112# with a first-place finish, including a pin. Reese is now 23-0 for the season.

Also, Sophomore Drew Gebhardt, 103#, placed second in his weight class; Senior Blake Belaire, wrestling at 130#, came in third, as did Sophomore Collin McCaffrey, wrestling at 171#. A fourth-place finish went to Junior Max Wagner, who wrestled at 145#; and Senior wrestler Charlie Depp, wrestling at 215#, received sixth-place in his weight class.

The Manchester Varsity team placed fifth overall in the tournament, with a score of 132.0, in a field of 18 teams.

Charlie Depp finished sixth, helped by this pin, in the 215# weight class

Blake Belaire, with a takedown, placed third at the 130 class.

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