ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles East wrestling team claimed a key Upstate Eight Conference River victory on Friday, knocking off Geneva, 46-16.
Six Saints won by fall – Anthony Rubino (113 pounds), D.J. McDermott (120), Isaiah Vela (138), Keone Derain (160), Blake Fialka (182) and Will Leite (heavyweight).
The Saints also scored victories at 126 pounds (Austin Hrubec), 145 pounds (Jake Mende) and 170 pounds (Ramon Lopez).
Geneva’s wins came at 106 pounds (Tyler Landrum), 132 pounds (Colin Parsons), 152 pounds (Brock Perry), 195 pounds (Nate Montgomery) and 220 pounds (Jake Anderson).
Batavia 31, Waubonsie Valley 26: At Batavia, the host Bulldogs prevailed in the UEC crossover match.
Burlington Central 71, Genoa-Kingston 26: At Burlington, Central rolled to the Big Northern Conference East win, placing four scorers in double figures.
Shelby Holt (13 points) led the way, while Alison Colby and Rebecca Gerke had 11 points each and Samantha Pryor added 10.
Aurora Central Catholic 45, Guerin 30: At Aurora, Gabi Alfaro scored 12 points and Natalie Droeske added 10 points to pace ACC (6-3, 1-1 Suburban Christian Conference Gold), which relied heavily on its defense to create scoring opportunities.
DeKalb Invite: Geneva’s Grace Ginsberg was the all-around winner with a score of 36.725.
The Vikings’ Dominique Brognia took second in the floor exercise (9.325).