|30th Annual Edgemont Wrestling Tournament Co-Most Outstanding Wrestler
recipients Trey Aslanian (r) and Scarsdale’s Jacob Berkowitz.
Edgemont placed first and Scarsdale second in the 30th Annual Edgemont Wrestling Invitational that took place on Sunday January 22nd. The tournament, one of Section 1?s largest was originally planned for Saturday January 21, and was delayed one day due to the snow. Seventeen teams competed from public, private and Catholic schools, including Collegiate, Eastchester, Edgemont, Hackley, Horace Mann, Mamaroneck, Monticello, Mount Vernon, Pawling, Pearl River, Rye, Salesian, Scarsdale, Tuxedo, Westlake, Woodlands, and Yonkers.
Edgemont cam out on top with 228 points and had 10 of its 15 wrestlers place in the top 6 of their respective weight classes (9 in the top 4). They had 5 finalists and 4 individual champions. Here are their names and weight classes: Tyler Aslanian (sophomore, 99 lbs); Sky Korek (junior, 106 lbs); Trey Aslanian (junior, 113 lbs); Danny Kornberg (senior, 220 lbs). Kornberg won a thrilling sudden death overtime victory in his finals match.
The Most Outstanding Wrestlers of the tournament (as voted by all the coaches) were Jacob Berkowitz (Scarsdale, 182 lbs) and Trey Aslanian (Edgemont, 113 lbs).
According to Edgemont?s Head Coach Peter Jacobson, “This was a great tournament for our team. Our guys all wrestled hard and it shows in the results. To have 10 out of 15 wrestlers place at their respective weight classes says a lot about how much of a team effort this was. Our goal is to keep working hard and keep this momentum rolling into Sectionals and States.”
Scarsdale coach Barney Foltman was also pleased with the team?s second place finish on Sunday when Scarsdale wrestler?s place in many events. Here is how they fared:
1st Jacob Berkowitz 182 lbs
According to Foltman, ?it?s been a great season so far, the kids have worked hard and many of the boys are looking to place at sectionals.? The team is looking forward to the Divisional Tournament on February 4th at Horace Greeley and to the Sectionals on 2/11 and 2/12 at Pace University.
The final team standings and points were:
This Friday night, January 27th, see Scarsdale meet Edgemont when Edgemont hosts the Bronx River Cup at 6 pm.