High Schools: Wrestlers Montalvo, Hicks lead area participants in Eastern States Classic

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Amsterdam’s Renzo Montalvo wrestles Scotia-Glenville’s Lyndon Barber on Jan. 4.

Amsterdam’s Renso Montalvo and Fonda-Fultonville’s Owen Hicks each made the podium at the prestigious Eastern State Classic in wrestling action Friday and Saturday at Sullivan County Community College.

Montalvo finished in sixth place at 138 pounds, while Hicks was sixth at 145.

In boys’ basketball Saturday, Collin Eaking scored 17 points, and Colten Christensen added 14 for OESJ in a 42-36 non-league win over Richfield Springs. OESJ let a 13-point halftime lead slip away by the end of the third quarter, but rebounded to outscore Richfield Springs 13-7 in the fourth.

Dolgeville outscored Canajoharie 44-25 in the middle quarters to win the non-league girls’ basketball game Saturday, 61-42. Payton Comstock helped lead Dolgeville with a double-double of 15 points and 15 rebounds, along with five steals. Kerisa Van Olst had 21 points and six steals.

By LH Staff

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