Created on Monday, 07 January 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Bellefontaine, West Liberty-Salem and Riverside competed in a tough field Saturday at the Troy Invitational wrestling tournament.
St. Xavier won the 19-team tournament with 276 points, Mt. Vernon was runner-up with 250.5 points, Covington took third with 247 points and Coldwater was fourth with 196 points.
The Chieftains led the local teams in eighth with 135 points, the Tigers were 16th with 54 points and the Pirates were 19th with nine points.
Eric Escamilla (285) led Bellefontaine with a third-place finish. He went 4-1 on the day with three pins and received a forfeit in the finals for third.
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