Holland Patent grapples with Baldwinsville for first victory

The Holland Patent wrestling squad opened up its season on the mats with a 39-29 victory over visiting Baldwinsville in a non-league matchup on Wednesday.

The Golden Knights recorded eight wins with the 170-pound Matt Grogan claiming the quickest pinfall of the contest in 1 minute, 13 seconds over Nick Balduzzi.

The 285-pound Josh Langley also pinned Jukeith Jackson in 2:33, Tyler Mytych, 160, pinned Ryan McArdell, and the 99-pound Hunter Richard received a forfeit win as well. Matt Herringshaw, 126; Todd Stevens, 138; Ed Knamm, 145, and Marc Grogan each had decision victories.

VVS blanks Clinton

In girls volleyball action, Vernon-Verona-Sherrill kicked off its season by capturing a 3-0 win over host Clinton.

Set scores were 25-17, 25-23, 25-22.

Morgan Lyman and Rebecca Przybylski each had four aces apiece for the Lady Red Devils, as Alexis Kavanagh added five kills, Sam Kogut made three kills and an ace, and Erin Confer recorded three kills.