Diesel Champion; Burns and Vutianitis Place at Monarch

Minisink Grad Kyle Diesel

Wilkes University senior Kyle Diesel, a Minisink Valley graduate, took home the 184 pound title at the Monarch Invitational on Saturday.  Diesel did not surrender a single point on the day posting victories of 17-0, 15-0, 10-0, and 6-0.  Other locals placing included Brian Vutianitis (Warwick/Cortland) who placed 5th at 165, and Da’mani Burns (NFA/Cortland) who finished 6th at 141.  Minisink Valley graduate Chris Truglio reached the 141 pound quarters for Cortland before suffering an injury and medically defaulting out of the tournament.  Dan Decarlo, a Port Jervis graduate who now wrestles for Oneonta, also competed at 165 and went 0-2.  Great job men!!!

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