Ryan Mattison (Brockport) won the heavyweight title as the Alfred State wrestling team opened up the season at the Brockport Open.
Mattison was 4-0 on the day as he won his first individual title of the season. He opened up the day with a pin of Jacob Smith (Jamestown CC) in 1:13. He then defeated teammate Kyle Fitzgerald, who finished 5th in the weight class, to advance to the semifinals. In the semis he won 12-3 over Calik Kennedy (Brockport) before pinning Nick Jones (Jamestown CC) in the finals. Mitchell Lattuca (Lancaster) finished 4th in the same weight class finishing the day 2-2. Fitzgerald was also 2-2 on the day and finished 5th.
Tristan Almeter (Elma/Iroquois) was 3rd at 184 lbs. He pinned Tylor Allard in his quarterfinal match then fell in the semifinals before rebounding with a pin of Rey Robinson and a 6-4 decision over Rich Conte (Brockport).
Mike Galton (Warsaw) also earned a 3rd place finish. Galton lost in his first match but rebounded with four straight victories in the 157 lb. weight class. He defeated his teammate Devin Horton 11-6, Noah Weisburg (Buffalo Wrestling Club) 16-6, Jordan Kayes (Brockport) 9-3, and Nathan Elliott 12-3 to finish the day 4-1.
The Pioneers hit the mats again next Saturday at the Gettysburg Invitational.