St. Georges Tech took the overall Blue Hen Conference title, sending seven wrestlers to the finals Saturday afternoon at the Blue Hen Conference Wrestling Championships.
Four Hawks took home individual conference titles, Sebastian Sye (120), Danny Rankins (132), Nicholas Novarnik (138) and Hunter Beaudet (152).
Sye and Rankins earned their titles by pin-fall; Sye pinned Matthew James of Delcastle while Rankins pinned Jeffrey Hewes, also of Delcastle.
Novarnik won an 8-2 decision in the finals against Delcastle’s Liam O’Connor at 138 and Beaudet won in an ultimate tiebreaker over another Delcastle grappler, Douglas Markland, at 152.
Overall, 11 Hawks finished in the top eight of their respective weight classes.
Scott Reagan (126), Dontae Ferrara (145) and Nicholas Atehortua (182) all finished as runner-ups. Geovanni Carrion (195) took third, Alan Bolden (106) and Nate Fulton (160) placed fifth and Antonio Hernandez (285) finished eighth.
Finishing behind the Hawks in the top five were Delcastle, Concord, Hodgson and Middletown, who took home three weight class titles on Saturday.
Willem Carl (126), Louis Savino (160) and Brian Schneider (170) all won titles for the Cavaliers, all by pin-fall in the finals.
Carl pinned Scott Reagan of St. Georges Tech, Savino pinned Concord’s Anthony Rapposelli and Schneider pinned Matthew Blaasch of Appo.
Overall, Middletown sent four wrestlers to the finals, with Cassidy Chas finishing as the runner-up at 106.
Rounding out the Cavaliers top-eight finishers Saturday were, Gabriel Larson (152) placing third, Nicholas Bailey (120) taking fifth and George Thomas (182) and Jarrett Stanton (220) finishing sixth.
The Appoquinimink Jaguars took seventh overall place, with eight wrestlers placing among the top eight in their respective weight classes.
Blaasch took runner-up position at 170 for Appo, while James McNeilly (126), Patrick McNeilly (138) and Jordan Stone (145) earned pin-fall victories in third-place bouts.
Alexander Hom (160) took sixth, Connor Simpler (182) took seventh and Gavin Milyo (132) and Josh Malone (152) placed eighth.