ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A Ballston Spa wrestler who took home the school’s first state title celebrated his win at the Capitol on Monday.
Tyler Barnes, a junior at Ballston Spa High, took home the win for the 170 pound Division 1 State Wrestling Championship.
He won the title on February 25 at the Times Union Center with a 5-2 win over the number three seeded John Glenn, from Long Island.
Senator Jim Tedisco formally recognized Barnes at the Million Dollar Staircase.
Tyler’s father, Terry Barnes, was the runner-up for the Ballston Spa State Finals in 1995.