Avery Leonard and John Kennedy won championships, and Cooperstown placed eighth in the 10-team Center State Conference Tournament on Saturday in Dolgeville.

Leonard pinned Mount Markham's Ayden DeForest in 1:22 in the championship match at 99 pounds. Cooperstown's Matt LoRusso finished sixth in the same weight class.

Leonard pinned Casey Caruso, of Holland Patent, in the semifinals, in 3:04.

Leonard, a freshman from Milford, is 28-1 this season. His only loss was a 5-3 decision to Corning's Ethan Hart in the Elmira Christmas Tournament.

Kennedy beat Dolgeville's Mike Krasko, 13-8, in the 285 pound finals. He pinned Holland Patent's Gabe Torres in 1:24 in the first round, and beat Holland Patent's Austin Bullock, 3-2, in the semifinals. 

Kennedy, who is also a freshman, is 26-8 this season.

In addition, Logan Kantor placed fourth at 126 pounds, Isaiah Johnson placed fifth at 132 pounds.

Cooperstown will host the Section Three Class D Tournament on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m.

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