CLUMS CORNERS - The Lake George/Hadley-Luzerne/wrestlers proved their athleticism Saturday as the War-Eagles beat 11 other squads to claim their first team tournament title in their two years of existence, earning top honors at the Wasaren League Invitational tournament held at Tamarac High School.
The War-Eagles had three champions as they finished with 171 team points, finishing ahead of runner-up Salem at 140 and third-place Granville at 132.
Daniel Jardine at 103 pounds, Joe Plante at 119 and Cecil Hayes at 130 powered their way to first-place finishes for The War-Eagles. Runners-up for the War-Eagles were Ryan Matuszak at 96 pounds and Zach Olson at 125.
SCHUYLERVILLE - Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George cruised toward the conclusion of a winning season Jan. 28 with a 55-18 victory over Schuylerville.
The War-Eagles tallied four pins to finish the season 12-6 overall. Pressing their opponents' shoulder blades to the mat in the two-team matchup were Jason Yard at 189 pounds, Jack Clark at 215, Cecil Hayes at 130 and Justin Cook at 135.
140 - Hunter Hamilton (War-Eagles) by forfeit.
145 - Cody Phillips (War-Eagles) by forfeit.
171 - Kyle Bachem (War-Eagles) by forfeit.
189 - Jason Yard (War-Eagles) pinned his opponent, 3:05.
215 - Jack Clark (War-Eagles)pinned opponent, 1:05.
103 - Dan Jardine (War-Eagles) pinned opponent, 1:35.
119 - Joe Plante (War-Eagles) dec. opponent, 14-4.
125 - Olson (War-Eagles) dec. opponent, 2-1.
130 - Cecil Hayes (War-Eagles) pinned his opponent, 3:52.
135 - Justin Cook (War-Eagles) pinned his opponent, 3:50.