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Hunt Wins Title at JCC Open

Hunt Wins Title at JCC Open

Justin Hunt (Ripley) won the 141 lb. weight class to lead the Alfred State wrestling team at the annual Jamestown Open.  Tyler Peet (Unadilla Valley) also placed, earning a 2nd place finish at 149 lbs.

Hunt won the 141 lb. weight class in impressive fashion.  He earned pins in each of his four matches.  He pinned Kevin Sutherland (Penn College), AJ Lett (Mercyhurst North East), and Devin Krame (Niagara CCC) to adance to the finals.  In the finals he pinned Ryan Guynap (Jamestown) in 6:15 in the finals.  With the victory over Guynap, Hunt avenges a tough loss to Guynap earlier in the week.

Peet cruised to the finals with a 8-3 win over Steve Liebler (Niagara CCC), a pin of Nick Bennett (Jamestown CC), and a 15-3 victory over Adam Hellett (Cortland).  In the finals, Peet fell 8-1 to Aljamain Sterling (Cortland).

Matt Sowers (Whitesboro) finished the day 2-2 in the 174 lb. weight class.  He pinned Stephen Terwilliger (Penn State Dubois) in his opening match, fell in his next match to move into the consolation bracket.  In his first consolation match he earned a 14-7 victory over David Lyons (Niagara) but saw his day come to an end in the next round.

The Pioneers host Mercyhurst North East on Wednesday in their final home action of the season.  The opening match is slated for 7 p.m.