Fleming, Montanaro unbeaten wrestlers
South Side Wrestling Club was well represented at the East Coast Clash held at Roger Williams University on July 19.
Led by Hakim Fleming and Dante Montanaro, South Side had seven wrestlers compete with multiple college coaches in attendance.
Fleming finished the day 3-0 in the heavyweight division, with wins over an Ireland freestyle wrestler 4-0 and by fall in the first period over the 2015 Rhode Island state champion.
Montanaro finished the day in the 145-pound division with a 4-0 record, defeating a 2015 New England place finisher and defeating a Pennsylvania Prep School third place finisher in overtime.
Desmond Washington placed third in the 220-pound division.
William Kelly placed fourth in the 195-pound division.
Joey Ryan placed fourth in the 170-pound division.
South Side is still accepting wrestlers for their summer session until Aug. 21. The fall session will begin in September.
Contact SouthSideWrestling@yahoo.com for more information.