Cape wrestlers Mattioni and Ott crowned Wetzel Classic champions
The Cape wrestling team finished in sixth place out of 25 teams over the weekend of Dec. 28 at the Wetzel Classic Invitational Wrestling Tournament in Hatboro-Horsham, Pa.
"We had a great tournament considering we only took 11 varsity wrestlers," coach Chris Mattioni said.
Cape crowned a pair of champions. Aaron Mattioni won the 160-pound bracket while Thomas Ott was champion at 220 pounds.
Austin Smith placed second at 145; Hunter Dailey was sixth at 195, Nick Carroll seventh at heavyweight and J.J. Currie eighth at 152.
Jackson Zolper and Hunter Dailey won their first career varsity matches.
The JV wrestlers finished seventh out of 23 teams with only seven wrestlers entered. Joel Torres and Tray Bailey each placed second.
Cape will compete in the Delcastle Invitational Friday, Jan. 4, before hosting Sussex Central in a dual meet Wednesday, Jan. 9.