Tigers claim third Newton Cup
The Alcovy Tigers varsity wrestling team claimed its third Newton Cup in four years this December, breezing by Newton and Alcovy by a combined score of 99-42.
The Tigers hit the mat against the Rams in the opening round of the Newton Cup, defeating Newton 50-21.
The Tigers opened their contest against the Rams with five consecutive victories, taking 11 of the 14 total matches.
The Tigers edged Eastside in the night's title bout 49-21, besting Eastside 9-5 in individual bouts.
Alcovy separated itself from the Eagles with five consecutive wins in the middle of the match.
The night was also Se- nior Night for Parfait Fondseyuf, Kamari Williams and Justin Howell.
Eastside is the only other program in the past four years to win the Newton Cup.
"It’s great to win tonight,” Alcovy coach Mike Mostek said.
“Anytime you can be county champions, it’s great for the kids."