In a closely contested Suburban Council wrestling matchup Dec. 8, Shenendehowa beat Niskayuna 38-36.
Scoring pinfall victories for Shenendehowa were Cody Deuel (113), Mike Dimonda (120), Nick Hotaling (126) and Jacob Weyrauch (220). Kiernan Shanahan (145) added a technical fall victory for the Plainsmen.
Earning pins for Niskayuna were Ben Catrambone (106), Thomas Minahan (138), Eoghan Sweeney (170) and Sam Mrazik (182).
The team matchup came down to the final weight class, the 195-pound match between Niskayuna’s Reggie Melvin and Shenendehowa’s Codi Heidt. Melvin earned a 6-0 decision, but Heidt avoided the loss-by-pin to give the Plainsmen the team win.