Despite being relatively young, with a sprinkling of experienced mat veterans, the Medomak Valley wrestling team still has experienced success this season, most recently at the Dec. 28 Penobscot Valley Christmast Tournament.

At Howland, Medomak Valley grapplers, along with independents from Georges Valley, competed among 14 squads. When all was said and done, the Panthers finished second with an all-around strong performance.

The team scores were: Penobscot Valley 139, Medomak Valley 119, Caribou 111, Hermon 101, Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield 94, Calais 78, Old Town 56, Mount View of Thorndike 48, Washington Academy 38, Stearns of Millinockett 35, Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln 30, Mount Desert Island 28, Central 24 and Georges Valley 18.

For the Panthers, senior Steven Genthner, who is looking to surpass 100 career wins this season, won the 145-pound division, while teammates Taylor Olson (140) and Ben Lufkin (112) were runners-up in their respective divisions. Medomak Valley’s Cheyenne Augustine (119), Gabe Delano (215), Trevor Neilson (189) and Dylan Look (135) all finished third.

Phil Kyser of Georges Valley was third at 135 pounds, beating Medomak Valley’s Adam Lynch, who was fourth in the weight division.

Individual results for the local wrestlers in the championship round were:

112 pounds — Lufkin, Med, lost to David Sirois, PVHS, 8-5.

140 pounds — Olson, Med, was pinned by Kaleb Raymond, PVHS, at 5:08

145 pounds —  Genthner, Med, beat Christopher Ouellet, MCI, 7-1

Individual results for local wrestlers in the consolation round were:

119 pounds — Augustine, Med, pinned Alexis Lodge, Central, at 4:02

135 pounds — Kyser, GV, beat Adam Lynch, Med, 8-3

171 pounds — Look, Med, pinned Will Shephard, MDI, at 1:51

189 pounds — Neilson, Med, beat by Bo Richards, Hermon, 7-1

215 pounds — Delano, Med, pinned by Levi Swan, Caribou, at 2:13.

The Panthers and Buccaneers also competed in the Atlantic Invitational in Wells on Dec. 19 The event included 17 teams. Medomak Valley placed 12th in the competition with 35 points.

The team scores were: Lisbon of Lisbon Falls 155, Mountain Valley of Rumford 135.5, Marshwood of Eliot 132, Wells 108, York 85.5, Kennebunk 85, Dirigo of Dixfield 69, Noble 57, Maine Central Institute 44, Fryburg Academy and Oak Hill of Sabattus 43, Medomak Valley 35, Lincoln Academy of Newcastle 19, Hollis-Brookline 17, Biddeford 15 and Bucksport 3.

The top individual results for Medomak Valley were:

112 pounds — Lufkin, Med, was pinned by Ryan Burgess, MtVal; and lost by major decision to Caleb Hall, Dirigo.

119 pounds — Augustine, Med, lost to Nate Trella, Noble; beat Madison Hanson, Kenn; and lost by major decision to Robert Worthley, MtVal.

145 pounds — Genthner, Med, won by major decision over Peter Bacchiacchi, FA; pinned Jake Evans, Kenn; and lost by decision to Marcus Bubar, Lis.

In a home match against Oak Hill and Gardiner, the Panthers lost to the Raiders 33-30 and to Tigers 63-12.

The individual Medomak Valley results were.

103 pounds — Medomak Valley, Gardiner and Oak Hill had double forfeits.

112 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Brooke Brann, Gard; and forfeited to Megan Hlister, OaH.

119 pounds — Lufkin, Med, won by forfeit over Gardiner; and pinned Kayla Smart, OaH, at 0:44.

125 pounds — Augustine, Med, was pinned by Matt DelGallo, Gard; and pinned Britin Kramer, OaH, at 0:53.

130 pounds — Stefan Nicholls, Med, was pinned by Dan DelGallo, Gard, at 1:03; pinned by Craig Morrill, OaH, at 0:54; and pinned Gabby Crossan, Hall-Dale, at 0:28.

140 pounds — Olson, Med, lost to Zach Abram, Gard, 11-7; and won by forfeit over Oak Hill.

Kyser, GV, won by forfeit over Hall-Dale and Oak Hill; and won by decision over Zach Abram, Gard, 3-0.

145 pounds — Genthner, Med, pinned Chandler Smith, Gard, at 0:48; and won by forfeit over Oak Hill.

152 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Pat Fortier-Brown, Gard; and forfeited to Olivia Labree Que, OaH.

Neal Young, GV, was pinned by Fortier-Brown, Gard, at 4:34; pinned Labree Que, OaH, at 3:01; and pinned Kristen Crosson, HD, at 1:47.

160 pounds — Medomak Valley and Oak Hill had a double forfeit: and Medomak Valley forfeited to Jared Michaud, Gard.

171 pounds — Chris Nason, Med, was pinned by Colby Fortier-Brown, Gard, at 0:31; and was pinned by Dillon Tibbetts, OaH, at 1:31.

189 pounds — Look, Med, was pinned by Lance Williams, Gard, at 0:48; and lost to Mike Hamm, OaH, 0-3.

215 pounds — Delano, Med, was pinned by Tyler Salley, Gard, at 5:54; and pinned Zach Sarette, OH, at 1:33.

285 pounds — Medomak Valley and Oak Hill had a double forfeit; and Medomak Valley forfeited to Ben Chelsey, Gard.

The host Panthers lost to Bucksport 48-31 Dec. 16.

The individual results for local wrestlers were:

103 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Alex Brown, Buck.

112 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Kevin Greene, Buck.

119 pounds — Augustine, Med, won by forfeit over Bucksport.

125 pounds — Lufkin, Med, won by forfeit over Bucksport.

130 pounds — Nicholls, Med, won by forfeit over Bucksport.

135 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Dale Sweet, Buck.

Kyser, GV, pinned Dale Sweet, Buck.

140 pounds — Lynch, Med, beat Jacob Stewart, Buck, 10-3.

145 pounds — Genthner, Med, beat Jordan Fogg, Buck, 4-0.

152 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Tyler Albee, Buck.

Young, GV, was pinned by Tyler Albee, Buck.

160 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Rivie Robertson, Buck.

171 pounds — Neilson, Med, pinned Michael York, Buck,

189 pounds — Look, Med, was pinned by Chris Powell, Buck.

215 pounds — Delano, Med, was pinned by Damon Klinedinst, Buck.

285 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Kooley Carlisle, Buck.

Skowhegan hosted Medomak Valley, Mount View and Nokomis of Newport Warriors Dec. 22.

The Panthers beat the Mustangs, 48-24, and the Warriors 48-0, but lost to the Indians 45-30.

On Thursday, Dec. 10, the Medomak Valley squared off against Lincoln Academy . The Eagles walked away with 60-24 win.

The individual results for local wrestlers were:

103 pounds — Medomak, Skowhegan, Mount View and Nokomis all forfeited

112 pounds — Medomak Valley, Mount View and Nokomis forfeited; Medomak Valley forfeited to D.J. Parmelow, Skow.

119 pounds — Lufkin, Med, won by forfeit over Skowhegan and Nokomis; and pinned Marissa Cox, MtV, at 1:16.

125 pounds — Augustine, Med, won by forfeit over Skowhegan, Nokomis and Mount View.

130 pounds — Nichols, Med, pinned Tyler Lyons, Skow, at 1:31; won by forfeit over Nokomis; and pinned Kyza Bryant, MtV, at 4:26.

135 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Carter Stevens, Skow; forfeited to Mark Dolloff, MtV; and forfeited to Nokomis.

Kyser pinned Stevens, Skow, at 1:56; won by forfeit over Nokomis; and pinned Dolloff, MtV, at :32.

140 pounds — Lynch, Med, pinned Artie Perkins, Skow, at 1:03; won by forfeit over Nokomis; and pinned Kory Pelletier, MtV, at 1:26.

145 pounds — Genthner, Med, was pinned by Kaleb Austin, Skow; won by forfeit over Nokomis; and pinned Juniper Garvin, MtV, at 0:32.

152 pounds — Medomak Valley and Nokomis forfeited; Medomak Valley forfeited to Brandon Corson, Skow; and forfeited to Jake Blanchette, MtV.

160 pounds — Medomak and Nokomis forfeited; Medomak Valley forfeited to Joey Buzzell, Skow; and forfeited to Jake Blanchette, MtV.

Young, GV was pinned by Buzzell, Skow; won by forfeit over Nokomis; and lost by technical fall to Ripley, MtV, 17-0.

171 pounds — Chris Nason, Med, was pinned by Andrew Pineo, Skow, at 0:50; won by forfeit over Nokomis and Mount View.

189 pounds — Look, Med, was pinned by Robert Graf, Skow, at 4:44; pinned Christian Roderigues, Nok, 3:01; and pinned Jordan Fowler, MtV, at 1:11.

215 pounds — Medomak and Nokomis forfeited; Medomak forfeited to Mike Soucier, Skow; and forfeited to Devan Fuller, MtV.

285 pounds — Delano, Med, won by forfeit over Skowhegan and Nokomis; and pinned Tyler Stevenson, MtV, at 1:48.

On Dec. 10, Medomak Valley lost to Lincoln Academy 60-24.

The individual results were:

103 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Mark Zaccadeli, LA.

Vincent Hilt, GV, pinned Mark Zaccadeli, LA, at 1:20.

112 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Nikki Leman, LA.

119 pounds — Lufkin, Med, won by forfeit over Lincoln Academy.

125 pounds — Zach Gillespie, Med, was pinned by Brandon Mammina, LA, at 2:29.

130 pounds — Nichols, Med, pinned Daniel Mayer, LA, 1:22.

135 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Dylan York, LA.

Kyser, GV, pinned Dylan York, LA, at 0:55.

140 pounds — Lynch, Med, was pinned by Derek Juchuik, LA, at 2:30.

145 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Tucker Phanney, LA.

152 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Alex Benner, LA.

Young, GV, was pinned by Alex Benner, LA, at 1:30.

160 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Chris Chickering, LA.

171 pounds — Nason, Med, was pinned by Drew Bryant, LA, at 1:30.

189 pounds — Look, Med, pinned Bett Butterfield, LA, at 2:28.

215 pounds — Medomak Valley forfeited to Mardy Alden, LA.

285 pounds — Delano, Med, won by forfeit.

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