Winchenbach pins down 100th career win in MDI meetWindjammers perform well in unique regular-season tourney
Bar Harbor — The Camden Hills wrestling team participated in a unique six-team meet hosted by Mount Desert Island on Saturday, Jan. 12 in Bar Harbor.
The Windjammers, along with Hermon, Fort Kent, Penobscot Valley of Howland, Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln and the host Trojans competed in the tournament-style meet, which saw Camden Hills junior Connor Winchenbach earn his 100th career victory with a win over Mount Desert Island's Wilder Young.
Windjammer coach Pat Kelly said he thought the tourney would be a dual-meet format with each team facing other squads on the day in dual formats. It turned out to be more of a tournament so, in an effort to get his wrestlers more mat time, the coach mixed and matched many of his athletes in different weight classes.
The individual Camden Hills results, with Windjammers listed first, were:
106 pounds — Hilary Merrifield pinned B.J. Crawford, PVHS, at 1:25; and lost to Megan Pelletier, FK, 12-0.
113 pounds — James Archer pinned Courtney Beuren, MA; and pinned Jordan Tanguay, FK, at 0:35.
120 pounds — John Underhill pinned Sophia Carson, PVHS, at 0:50; and beat Jon Sargent, MDI, 7-4.
Keira Hayes was pinned by Carson, PVHS, at 3:06; and was pinned by Sargent, MDI, at 2:14.
132 pounds — Chris Weiss pinned Elijah Malloy, MDI, at 2:45.
Calan Bragg pinned Roman Stamp, FK, at 0:36; and pinned Weiss, CH at 0:04.
138 pounds — Winchenbach pinned Roy Collins, FK, at 1:22; pinned Simon Caron, FK, at 1:14; and pinned Wilder Young, MDI, at 1:52.
145 pounds — Taylor Crosby was pinned by Vic Levesque, FK, at 1:13; and was pinned by Aaron Boucher, MDI, at 1:23.
160 pounds — Wyatt Parra was pinned by a Mattanawcook Academy wrestler at 5:16; lost to Dylan Carroll, MDI, 7-5; and was pinned by Paul Young, Her, at 1:13.
170 pounds — Jared Gilbert pinned Andrew Reddicker, Her, at 1:07; and pinned Silas Van Dine, MDI, at 1:14.
195 pounds — Bryan Jones beat Keegan Lapierre, MDI, at 2:18.
Bryan Clement lost to Richard Pelletier, FK, 6-5.
285 pounds — Kaylo Littlejohn pinned Kevin Henderson, FK, at 0:20; beat Ben Woodward, PVHS, 10-0; and was pinned by Alex Urquart, Her, at 0:40.
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