Gow School's Mac Carrier, a junior, was Most Outstanding Wrestler, and St. Joe's won its fifth straight championship at the 53rd Monsignor Martin Tournament at St. Mary's on Sunday.
Carrier won the 132-pound class in a fall over Cody Franklin of Canisius in 49 seconds. He reached the final with a 3-2 decision over Garrett Greenauer of St. Joe's who was the No. 1 seed and last year's champion at 126 pounds. Greenauer finished third.
St. Joe's had six weight class champions and had 323 points to edge St. Francis (312) for the team title. Canisius (218) was third followed by St. Mary of Lancaster (189) and Gow (26).
Dominik Thomas of St. Francis won the aggregate pin award with three falls in a total of 1 minute, 51 seconds.
Pat Notaro of Canisius had the fastest pin. He won a match in the consolation bracket in 11 seconds.
Luke Sheehan (99 pounds), Ben Parish (138), Ronnie Jones (145), Sullivan Walsh (170), Matthew Werts (195) and Caleb Lesswing (285) were champions from St. Joe's.
Besides Dominik Thomas at 182, St. Francis champions were Marko Kasiyan (106), Logan Lauck (113) and Nolan Thomas (22).
Canisius champions were Matt Baldwin at 152 and Josh Kracker at 120.
St. Mary's winners were: Travis Sheehan at 126 and Parker Fay at 160.
Lauck, Kracker, Jones, Dominik Thomas, Werts, Nolan Thomas and Lesswing were repeat champions, although all but Lesswing moved up a class from last year.
Quaker icers top North
Jack Kinsman of Orchard Park scored three goals, including the game winner on the power play with 7:02 left in the third period as the Quakers defeated Williamsville North, 5-3, in the WNY Boys Hockey Federation Division I game at Holiday Rink.
Kinsman, who also scored in the second period and assisted on the game's first goal by Owen Hughes, scored unassisted into an empty net with 6 seconds left.
After a 1-1 first period, Kyle Flynn gave Orchard Park a lead in the second, Each time the Quakers took their first three one-goal leads, Mason Meggo tied it for North.
Ryan Albert made 22 saves in goal for Orchard Park (6-4-2 Fed). Evan Wolfson had 23 saves for North (6-7-1 Fed).
Cheerleading champions crowned
Lancaster, Orchard Park, Starpoint and Lew-Port cheerleading squads won their class divisions Sunday in the Section VI competition held at Starpoint. Lake Shore won the co-ed division.
Lancaster finished first among Division I large schools followed by West Seneca West. Orchard Park and Hamburg were 1-2 in Division I small schools.
In Division II, Starpoint and Maryvale were 1-2 among large schools while Lew-Port and West Seneca East topped Division II small schools.
Frontier was second behind Lake Shore in the co-ed competition.
All 10 squads will compete in the New York State Public Schools Athletic Association championships on March 2 at Rochester Institute of Technology.
"We sent six teams last year and all but one made the finals," said Section VI chairman Justin Grudzinski. "We're hoping to have a full cast in the finals this year."
Frontier, Starpoint, Hamburg and West Seneca West were finalists last year from Section VI.