Eastern States Starts Tomorrow

Chris Kim '14 and the rest of the Panthers ready for the Eastern States Classic!

Chris Kim ’14 and the rest of the Panthers ready for the Eastern States Classic!

The toughest tournament in New York State, the Eastern States Classic, kicks off its two-day competition tomorrow at Sullivan County Community College in Loch Sheldrake, New York.

575 wrestlers from 116 schools and four states will take the mat to battle it out for supremacy.

Edgemont is entering four wrestlers into the competition:

Trey Aslanian (Sr.; 120 lbs; #3 Seed)
Colin Hopkins (Jr.; 145 lbs)
Oliver Oks (Sr.; 160 lbs)
Chris Kim (Jr.; 170 lbs)

Friday, January 11, 2013
10:40 a.m. – Preliminaries – Round of 64
11:25 a.m. – Round of 32
3:45 p.m. – Consolation R1: Prelims: R64/R32 losers
4:45 p.m. – Round of 16 & Cons Round 2 (R32 losers)
7:15 p.m. – Consolation Round 3 (R16 losers)

Saturday, January 12, 2013
9:15 a.m. – Quarterfinals & Consolation Round 4
11:30 a.m. – Consolation Round 5 (Qtr losers v C4 winners)
1:00 p.m. – Semis (3 mats) & Consolation Round 6 (5 mats)
2:45 p.m. – Consolation Semifinals
4:15 p.m. – Medal Rounds: Finals and & Cons Finals (4 mats) –Finals (Mat 1),
Consolation Finals: 3rd-4th (Mat 2), 5th-6th (Mat 3), 7th & 8th (Mat

Tune into @EmontWrestling on Twitter for LIVE updates from the tournament!

Other info for fans:

Ticket Prices:



Under 21 (Students)

Over 55 (Seniors)

All Sessions

$ 18

$ 10

Friday Only

$ 12

$  5

Saturday Only

$ 12

$  5

Tournament Websites:

Full List of Seeds

SectionIXWrestling.com (for up to date tournament info and links)


EscapeSports.com (for brackets/results; Click “Escape Tournaments”, then “2012-13”, then “High School”, then “Eastern States.”)

Directions to Sullivan County Community College:
FROM THE SOUTH:  (45 minutes from I-84 Exit 4W)
-Route I-84 to Exit 4w (Binghamton)-Route 17 West
-Route 17 West to Exit #100-Liberty (10 minutes from Field House)
-Left at light at end of exit ramp …….(But go Right at light for DAYS INN MOTEL)
-Right at next light onto Route 52 East (3.6 miles to go)
-Straight thru light on Rt 52 at Dunkin Donuts
-Straight thru light on Rt 52 at Sunset Lake Road
-Right at Mobile Station into Sullivan Community College

Once on campus:
– Right into the one-way circle
-Take the first available left (follow the sign for “Field house)
-Straight thru stop sign
-Right into Parking Lot 2
-Paul Gerry Field house is right in front of you

Campus security and tournament staff will be strictly enforcing campus parking rules.

Please only park in the designated lot, do not block any side roads and DO NOT park in any of the Fire Lanes in front of the building (or your car will be towed).  We appreciate your advance cooperation.

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