Panthers battle hard in talent-laden Belfast DualsMedomak Valley goes 1-4 against top-tier programs
Belfast — The Medomak Valley wrestling team had a tough start to the 2013-14 season as the Panthers participated in a six-team high school meet with several top-tier mat programs on Saturday, Dec. 7.
Defending state Class B champion Camden Hills, Ellsworth, Foxcroft Academy of Dover-Foxcroft, Mount Desert Island and the host Lions, along with the Panthers, were in action, with the Panthers going 1-4 in dual-meet matches on the day.
The team scores were: Medomak Valley defeated MDI 54-24, lost to Ellsworth 69-12, lost to Belfast 53-30, lost to Camden Hills 66-18 and lost to Foxcroft Academy 54-24.
The individual Medomak Valley results were:
113 pounds — Rayanne Leach won by forfeit over Mount Desert Island, Ellsworth, Camden Hills and Foxcroft Academy; and was pinned by Brendan Bruns, Bel, at 4:53.
120 pounds — Deagen Poland won by forfeit over MDI; was pinned by Josh Wright, Ells, at 1:28; pinned Zach Sheafe, Bel, at 0:53; was pinned by James Archer, CH, at 1:34; and was pinned by Tino Ayala, Fox, at 1:35.
126 pounds — Cole Ashmore pinned Dominic Frongillo, MDI, at 1:06; was pinned by Robert Banner, Ells, at 1:15; pinned Matt Oxton, Bel, at 0:24; was pinned by Zach Collins, CH, at 2:29; and was pinned by Eli Olsen, Fox, at 4:20.
138 pounds — Tim Jerome won by forfeit over MDI and Belfast; was pinned by Trent Goodman, Ells, at 0:31; and was pinned by Taylor Crosby, CH, at 1:54.
145 pounds — Riley McCollett won by forfeit over MDI and Foxcroft Academy; lost to Jack Weeks, Ells, 11-4; lost by technical fall to Walker Roberts, Bel, 18-3; and was pinned by Eli Smith, CH, at 1:31.
152 pounds — Quinn Ashmore lost to Wilder Young, MDI; was pinned by Austin Smith, Ells, at 1:38; was pinned by Curtis Warren, Bel, at 4:16; pinned Brian Gunn, CH, at 1:53; and was pinned by Billy Brock, Fox, at 0:49.
160 pounds — Morgan Black won by forfeit over Mount Desert Island.
182 pounds — Cyril Miller pinned Silas Van Dine, MDI, at 0:34; pinned Joe Wright, Ells, at 1:52; pinned Simon Lacasse, Bel, at 0:37; pinned Alex Copeland, CH, at 2:24; and pinned Brandon Brock, Fox, at 3:25.
195 pounds — Samantha Fowles won by forfeit over Mount Desert Island.
220 pounds — Owen Gilbert pinned Danielle MacGregor, MDI, at 1:13; was pinned by Michael Garland, Ells, at 1:00; was pinned by Jared Vaughn, Bel, at 1:37; was pinned by Jared Gilbert, CH, at 2:12; and pinned Devon Madigen, Fox, at 2:59.