Warriors win team championship at state finals

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The Essex Warriors hoist their trophies after winning the team title at the Vermont State Youth Wrestling Championship on Saturday at Essex High School. Pictured, from left to right: Back row – Coaches Tony Arcovitch, Brett Danis, Paul Ravelin, Shawn Barber, Keith Lamell and Mike Andronaco. Front row – Kalob Campbell, Jaymeson Arpey, Neil Peterson, Gill Stawinski, Calvin Leo and James Danis.
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The Essex Warriors ended their season with a bang on Saturday, outscoring Mount Anthony by 11 points to take home the team trophy at the Vermont State Youth Wrestling Championship at Essex High School.

The Essex Warriors had nine wrestlers in the finals and claimed six individual championships. Jaymeson Arpey, Neil Peterson, Gill Stawinski, James Danis, Calvin Leo and Kalob Campbell all went home as Vermont State Champions in their respective weight classes. Seth Carney, Wyatt Lamell and Ethan Roque were all runners up, followed by William Danis in third place. Eli Bonning finished in fourth place, Chris Folsom finished in fifth and William Einhorn in sixth. The Warriors had an impressive tournament with 53 takedowns and 23 pins.

The Warriors would like to thank the coaches and parents for another great season, as well as the Essex community for its support of the youth wrestling program.