Miller sets all-time Medomak Valley pin recordPanther senior looks to surpass career win total
Waldoboro — There is a new all-time career wrestling pin record at Medomak Valley High School and the young man who holds that impressive mark is Cyril Miller.
The Panther senior set the new standard at 68 — and growing — during a meet hosted by MVHS on Saturday, Jan. 18, with Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston, York, Morse of Bath and Winslow.
Miller surpassed the pin mark of Stephen Genthner, who finished his illustrious Panther career at 66 pins. On Saturday, Miller also tied Genthner's school record career win mark of 118. Genthner set his standards during the 2009-10 season.
As of Jan. 18, Miller was 28-2, with 18 pins, this season.
In Saturday's meet, Medomak Valley defeated Oceanside 41-30, Morse 48-36 and Winslow 36-24 and lost to York 48-36.
The individual Panther results, with Medomak Valley wrestlers listed first (and season records and pin totals in parentheses), were:
113 pounds — Rayanne Leach (16-12, pin) won by forfeit over Morse, Oceanside and Winslow; and was pinned by John Mackaman, York, at 3:19.
120 pounds — Cole Ashmore (20-9, 12 pins) won by forfeit over York, Oceanside and Morse.
126 pounds — Cole Ashmore was pinned by Dillon Pelletier, Win, at 1:53.
126 pounds — Deagen Poland (12-16, 4 pins) won by forfeit over York and Morse; and won by technical fall over David Young, Ocean, 24-8.
132 pounds — Poland won by forfeit over Winslow.
132 pounds — Andrew Cronk (4-5, pin) won by forfeit over Oceanside and Morse; and pinned Jess York, York, at 0:54.
138 pounds — Cronk was pinned by Luke Fredette, Win, at 1:10.
138 pounds — Riley McCollett (22-9, 12 pins) pinned Nick York, York, at 5:17; was pinned by Dallas Ball, Ocean, at 3:12; and pinned Heaven Leigh-Rose, Mor, at 0:23.
145 pounds — McCollett pinned Patrick Hawkins, Win, at 1:37.
145 pounds — Tim Jerome (8-14) won by forfeit over Morse; was pinned by Josh Smith, York, at 1:10; and was pinned by Jack Holt, Ocean, at 1:34.
152 pounds — Quinn Ashmore (16-14, 8 pins) won by forfeit over York and Winslow; pinned Cameron Rubenstien, Ocean, at 1:14; and was pinned by Hunter Reed, Mor, at 5:59.
170 pounds — Samantha Fowles (4-4) won by forfeit over Winslow.
170 pounds — Miller (28-2, 18 pins) won by forfeit over Oceanside; pinned Jack Bouchard, York, at 1:18 (with the pin Miller broke the school career pin record); and pinned Daniel Mills, Mor, at 0:17. The second pin gave Miller 68 for his career, two more than Genthner had.
182 pounds — Miller won by forfeit over Winslow, which tied Genthner's school career win record of 118.
182 pounds — Fowles was pinned by Corey Lent, Mor, at 0:55.
285 pounds — Owen Gilbert (18-11, 14 pins) won by forfeit over Morse.
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Ken Waltz has been member of the media 30 years and has received hundreds of Maine Press Association and New England Press Association awards for his writing, photography and page design. He studied journalism at the University of Maine in Orono. He lives in South Thomaston with his wife, Sarah. The couple has an adult son, Brandon.
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