It was no secret the Oceanside wrestling team was low on numbers this year, but the Mariners were not low on heart and gave it their all at the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference championships on Saturday, Feb. 3 at Cony High School in Augusta.

After battling on the mats throughout the day, Oceanside finished 16th overall and sixth among Class B schools.

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The overall team scores were: Oxford Hills of South Paris 165, Nokomis of Newport 149, Skowhegan 136, Cony of Augusta 123, Camden Hills of Rockport 114.5, Medomak Valley of Waldoboro 89, Morse of Bath 87, Mount Ararat of Topsham 81, Erskine Academy of South China 78, Mount Blue of Farmington 65.5, Mount View of Thorndike 60, Belfast 49, Winslow 38, Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield 34, Messalonskee of Oakland 31, Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston 15.5, Bangor 11, Lincoln Academy of Newcastle 8 and Gardiner no score.

All wrestlers competed against one another in the meet in their respective weight classes, but Class A and B team champions were determined later.

The final Class A standings were: Oxford Hills, Nokomis, Skowhegan, Cony, Camden Hills, Morse, Mount Ararat, Erksine Academy, Mount Blue, Messalonskee, Bangor and Gardiner.

The final Class B standings were: Medomak Valley, Mount View, Belfast, Winslow, MCI, Oceanside and Lincoln Academy.

In Class A, Oxford Hills’ Tony Stevens was coach of the year and Viking Dawson Stevens the outstanding wrestler of the meet.

In Class B, Medomak Valley's Billy Bramhall was coach of the year and Panther Eli Miller the outstanding wrestler of the meet.

The individual Oceanside results, with Mariners listed first, were:

106 pounds — Carter Fogarty won by technical fall over Jayda Stevens, OxH, 18-2; was pinned by Ahmad Ahmad, Con, at 0:58; pinned Timothy Smith, Bel, at 4:06; and lost by technical fall to Marshall Sawyer, Med, 16-0.

138 pounds — Alex Fogarty received a first-round bye; pinned Jakob French, Con, at 4:47; lost to Mark Ward, MtV, 9-6; and lost to Mason Savary, Mor, 9-6.

145 pounds — Noah Carlson was pinned by Brock Glidden, EA, at 1:35; and was pinned by Adrien Larrabee, Con, at 1:26.

170 pounds — Michael Yates was pinned by Vojtech Filipi, MCI, at 1:55; and was pinned by James Archer, MtB, at 2:39.

Oceanside will participate in the Class B North championships on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 9:30 a.m. at Mount View High School in Thorndike.

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