Niagara Wheatfield and Pioneer won their respective divisions in the inaugural Section Six wrestling team championship tournament held at Starpoint high school.

Niagara Wheatfield Div I Champions.

Niagara Wheatfield, seeded fourth in the eight team bracket, avenged a December league loss to Lockport with a 39-35 triumph in the Div I championship match.Trailing 35-33 heading into the final match at 182 lbs, senior captain Matt Cicco pinned his opponent to give Wheatfield the Section Six Div I crown.

Wheatfield started the day defeating Grand Island by winning the final five matches and tying the score at 37. NW then won by criteria 37-36 due to Grand Island’s two team penalty points.

Then in the semi-finals the Falcons again rallied from behind against top seed Clarence, winning the final five matches, the last three by pin and advancing to the finals with a 47-35 victory.

Pioneer Div II Champions

Pioneer Div II Champions

In the Div II championship match Pioneer also avenged a loss earlier in the season to top ranked Falconer, winning the title with a 33-32 win over the Falcons. Pioneer defeated Fredonia 57-16 and Olean 42-17 in the quarter and semi-finals to meet Falconer in the title match.

Div I Results

#1 Niagara Wheatfield

#2 Lockport

#3 Clarence

#4 Lockport

Div II Results

#1 Pioneer

#2 Falconer

#3 Olean

#4 Chautauqua Lake

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