Fredonia’s Skinner places first at 220 in Marino tourney
December 02, 2018


WEBSTER — The Fredonia Hillbillies wrestling team took ninth place out of 19 teams at the Matthew Marino Wrestling Tournament at Webster Schroeder High School on Saturday, despite only sending six wrestlers.

Jake Skinner finished first overall at 220 pounds with a 5-1 record, with all five wins as pins. Dalton Gardner finished third at 145 pounds with a 5-1 record, while Gio Russo finished fourth at 138 with a 5-1 record. Russo’s only loss came to a two-time New York State runner-up. Ceric Kristan was 2-3 at 170 — a division where a defending state champion finished fourth at the tournament, Luke Green went 3-3 at 145 pounds, while Yanni Acevedo was 8-1 with seven pins, good for second among heavyweights.