Bullock (Sullivan), Heffner (Ulster) Compete at NJCAA Championships

Section 9 had two wrestlers compete in this past weekend’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Wrestling Championships in Council Bluffs, IA. Liam Bullock from SUNY Sullivan, a Chester HS graduate, and Daniel Heffner from SUNY Ulster, a Cornwall HS graduate, both qualified for the national tournament. Bullock went 0-2 at 125 dropping his first round match to 7-4 to Nick Gigiacomo from Rowan and then losing in the consies to Joel Avila of Southwest Oregon by a 17-12 margin. Heffner qualified at 157 pounds. He was pinned in the opening round by eventual finalist Joel Romero of Clackamas and then dropped a 14-6 decision to Adam Blonski of Joliet in the first consolation round. Congratulations to Liam and Daniel for qualifying for the tournament – that alone is a huge honor!

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