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Four wrestlers place in state tourney—team is State #1

For the second consecutive year, CVA’s wrestling team is the New York State Division 2 Tournament Champion.  CVA captured the 2018 New York State Division 2 Tournament title on Feb. 23 and 24 at Albany’s Times Union Center.

Four Thunder wrestlers qualified for the tournament and all four placed in the top 4. Marek Bush became the fourth NYS Champion in CVA’s brief history.

Referee raising arm of winning wrestler dressed in blue uniform

Marek Bush (113 lbs.) carried his #1 seed to the podium, earning 1st place.


Mason Bush (99 lbs.) took 3rd place, his only loss coming to the eventual tournament champ.


Two wrestlers prone on wrestling mat, Wrestler on top has arms wrapped around arms and chest of opponent who faces the mat.

Hunter Shaut (145 lbs.) took 2nd place, his only loss coming in the finals to the tournament champ.


Wrestler on knees attempting to wrap arms around opponent beneath.

Trent Ingerham (170 lbs.) took 4th place.