Imlay City’s Dominic D’Ambrosio looks to take an Algonac foe to the mat at the BWAC Tournament last Saturday. He won the 132-pound weight class.

TRI-CITY AREA — The Imlay City and Almont wrestling teams took third and eighth, respectively, last Saturday at the Blue Water Area Conference Championship Tournament in Richmond.

Algonac (228 points) topped the standings at day’s end. They were followed by Richmond (213 points), Imlay City (157), Yale (156), Armada (112), Cros-Lex (77), North Branch (51) and Almont (10).

Dominic D’Ambrosio and Anthony D’Ambrosio led Imlay City with firsts. The former reached the 132-pound title match where he notched a 7-0 win against Algonac’s Steven Shannon and the latter advanced the championship collision at 150 pounds where he picked up a 9-4 victory over Yale’s Jeremy Griffith.

Tanner Land and Latham Perry supplied Imlay City with seconds. Land made the 112-pound title bout where he lost 6-0 to Algonac’s Chris Campbell and Perry reached the championship encounter at 215 pounds where he was pinned by Richmond’s Eddie Olson with 3:01 gone.

Christopher Galiana and Conner Wildie contributed thirds for Imlay City. Galiana ended 120-pound action with a triumph by no contest over Yale’s Logan Winters and Wildie concluded his run at 138 pounds with a 10-8 sudden victory outcome versus Yale’s Johnathan Hoskins. Brady Vanderploeg and Jaydin Hall added fourths to Imlay City’s cause. Vanderploeg wrapped up 175-pound action with a 6-0 loss to Armada’s Paul Stanczyk and Hall completed his run at 285 pounds when he was pinned by Algonac’s Andrew Herrera with 31 seconds gone.

Luke Loomis acquired the lone Almont placewinning performance that day, acquiring a fourth. Loomis ended 126-pound action with a 9-1 setback to Algonac’s Gavin Bennett.

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.