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Wrestling Opens Season at Casperson Classic


BUENA VISTA, VA-The Hampden-Sydney wrestling team opened its 2016-17 season on Saturday as four Tigers competed in the Casperson Classic, hosted by Southern Virginia. The tournament featured 14 teams, and all four Tigers won at least one match.

In the 157-pound division, Dylan Watson (Virginia Beach, VA/Frank W. Cox) went 2-2 on the day. David Sniffen (Manassas Park, VA/Osbourn Park) also competed at 157-punds and was a sixth place finisher.

Corey Leonard (Chester, VA/Thomas Dale) placed fourth in the tough 141-pound division, going 4-2 overall.

Ryan Tomlin (Rockbridge Baths, VA/Rockbridge County) also placed fourth in his division at 149-pounds.

Hampden-Sydney will compete again in the Star City Open in Roanoke, Virginia, on Saturday, November 19.