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Cape wrestlers claim three crowns at Glasgow Invitational The Cape Henlopen High School wrestling team, despite the icy conditions, traveled north Sat- urday, Jan. 11, to the Glasgow In- vitational Tournament in Newark. Without a full complement of varsity wrestlers - two wrestlers were out with injuries - Cape managed to place four out of a 10 team field. Cape missed second place by just six points, with North East (MD), Milford, and Hodgson placing just above them. The Vikings sent four wrestlers to the finals and crowned three champions. Straughn Gorman (103) marched through his earlier matches and later was the easy victor over his St. Elizabeth's op- ponent by a pin. Senior Eric Bea- man (112), four-time Glasgow Invitational finalist, took his third Mary Straughn Gorman quarters his North East opponent !to- ward a pin on his way to a championship at the 103 pound eat. championship by defeating top- cision of 5-3. l ranked North East (MD) wrestler, Frank Payton (171) posted im- Rick Smith. During this nail biter, pressive wins against some tbp- Beaman scored the final take- rated wrestlers in the quarters and down in overtime to win by a de- semi-finals but was later stop ?ed Cape boys Continued from page 55 roll over for us. It's a good time for the fans." Cape Opponents - The Caesar Rodney Riders of Coach Jeff Sav- age ran their overall record to 7-2 with a 61-46 victory over Sussex Tech. Janavor Weatherspoon led the Riders with 25 points. Cape has had the Riders' number the last two years having beater CR five times in a row, including three times when Laron Profitt was a senior. Sussex Central sur- prised Lake Forest 82-81 as fresh- man Brian Polk scored 26 points. Dover upended Seaford 95-82 as Donnire Harmon scored 28 points. Indian River defeated Smyrna 81- 34 as John Curry scored 28 poi ats. Delmar, winners of the Gmer- nor's Trophy, defeated win]ess Laurel 56-47 behind 14 points from Tyrone Handy. BranJy- wine, which defeated Cape in the semi-finals of the Mayor's (;up and features 6-foot-8-inch bobk- end juniors Reggie Okoso tnd Tahon Brisco, is 0-4 in Flight A of the Blue Hen conference. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, January 17 - January 23, 1997 - 57 by Milford's powerhouse Gary Curry in the finals. One of the best matches of the day was wrestled in the semi-fi- nals of the heavyweight division between Cape's Matt Graviet and Milford's first seed, Chris Wimer. This was a strategically wrestled duel which was eventually won on a decision by Cape's sophomore phenomena. In the finals, Graviet faced a much taller and heavier Glasgow opponent but was able to gain control and score a pin for the victory. This was a total team effort with nine out of thirteen wrestlers plac- ing in the top six. Other wrestlers who received awards: Zack Sieber (119) - 6th; David Barlow (125) - 3rd; Chuck Hazel (130) - 4th; Theron Pavlik (145) - 5th; and Joe DeLoy (152)- 3rd. The Week Ahead In Sports FRIDAY, JANUARY 17 BASKETBALL- Sussex Central at Cape, JV and varsity boys, beginning at 6 p.m.; Polytech at Sussex Tech, JV 6 p.m. varsity to follow. WRESTLING- Cape at Sussex Central, JV at 6:30 p.m., varsity to follow; Sussex Tech at Polytech, JV at 6:30 p.m., varsity to fol- low. TUESDAY, JANUARY 21 BASKETBALL- Delmar at Cape boys, JV, 6 p.m., varsity to follow; Cape girls at Delmar, JV at 6 p.m. varsity to follow; Lake Forest at Sussex Tech boys, JV at 6 p.m., varsity to follow; Sussex Tech girls at Lake Forest, JV at 6 p.m., varsity to follow; Milford at Cape freshmen boys, 4 p.m. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22 WRESTLING- Cape at Delmar, JV at 6:30 p.m., varsity to fol- low; Sussex Tech at Lake Forest, JV at 6 p.m., varsity to follow; THURSDAY, JANUARY 23 BASKETBALL- Indian River at Cape girls, 4 p.m.; Wood- bridge at Sussex Tech girls, JV 6 p.m., varsity to follow; Lewes at Laurel, girls and boys, 4 p.m.; Milton at Seaford, girls and boys, 4 p.m. WRESTLING- Laurel at Lewes, 4 p.m.; Seaford at Milton, 4 p.m. CHAMPIONSHIP FOOTBALL GAMES PROVIDE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ENVIRONMENT :   UNIFORMS - ACCESSORIES Fire. Police, Medical The #1 Antacid 40 Cape Henlopen Dr. Lewes, Delaware (302) 645-7761 Career. Security Industrial 102 Savannah Rd. 645-7771 At The Canal (800) 441-8010 Lewes, DE 644-0455 You can show your support by sponsoring an ad here. Call 226-2273 TODAYI Save up to 60% or morel Free Delivery Copier Toner & Inkjet Supplies Printer Service & Repair 100% Guarameed Laser Printer Cartridges Laser Tone. Inc. (ao2) 422-2a23 l DELAWARE , TROOPERS V ASSOCIATION Office (302) 736-9958 i AHENT LYNCIARR  v w o   v  v m  w Dedicated Personal Service 645-4545 1 (800) 773-2599 (In Delaware) RED MILL CENTER, RT. ONE LEWES Evening & Weekend Appointments Listing of areas of practice does not represent official certification as a specialist in those ate, as. NO DEDUCTIBLE, Low COST HEALTH INSURANCE. Call Today! FIRST STATE BENEFITS 227-6439 I