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Home is where heart is: Mariners split with Eagles, Tigers in midweek tri-meet

By Staff | Jan 16, 2020
Photo by: Ken Waltz Oceanside's Bennett Penney, top, controls Gardiner's Connor Bell at 170 pounds on Jan. 15 in high school wrestling in Rockland.

Rockland — Hours before the snow started to fly, bodies scrambled on the mat for an advantage, as the Oceanside wrestling team hosted a midweek high school tri-meet against Erskine Academy of South China and Gardiner.

The Mariners came within two points of sweeping the home meet, as Oceanside bested the Tigers 42-24, while the hosts fell to the Eagles 36-35 on Wednesday, Jan. 15.

Watch video and see more photos below.

The individual Oceanside results, with Mariner wrestlers listed first, were:

120 pounds — Carter Fogarty won by forfeit over Erskine Academy and Gardiner.

126 pounds — Silas Spear was pinned by Nate Farrar, EA, at 0:38; and was pinned by Cole Brann, Gar, at 2:56.

138 pounds — Seth Spear won by forfeit over Erskine Academy; and pinned Colby Labonte, Gar, at 0:50.

145 pounds — Josh Jackomino was pinned by Hugo Smith, EA, at 3:48; and pinned Michael Marshall, Gar, at 1:19.

170 pounds — Bennett Penney won by major decision over Aiden Larrabee, EA, 18-3; and pinned Connor Bell, Gar, at 2:33.

182 pounds — Nat Small was pinned by Tristan Klemanski, EA, at 0:59; and pinned Daimon Clark, Gar, at 1:40.

195 pounds — Matt Spear pinned Nickolas Christiansen, EA, at 0:52; and won by forfeit over Gardiner.

220 pounds — Kaleb Blackwell won by forfeit over Erskine Academy and Gardiner.

285 pounds — John Burchett won by forfeit over Erskine Academy and Gardiner.

In an exhibition match, Small pinned Cooper Loiko, EA, at 2:50.

In an exhibition match, Seth Spear beat Nate Farrar, EA, 8-1.

In an exhibition match, Fogarty pinned Jake Emond, EA, at 3:46.

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Gardiner and Erskine Academy at Oceanside wrestling
Oceanside hosts Gardiner and Erskine Academy on Jan. 15 in high school wrestling in Rockland. (Video by: Ken Waltz and Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Sam Spear, top. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Sam Spear, right. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Josh Jackomino, left. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Josh Jackomino, left. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Josh Jackomino, left. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Bennett Penney, left. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Nat Small. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Nat Small, right. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Silas Spear. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Carter Fogarty, right. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Carter Fogarty, top. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Carter Fogarty, left. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Carter Fogarty, top. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Carter Fogarty, right. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Carter Fogarty, right. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Carter Fogarty, left. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Carter Fogarty, left. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
(Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Silas Spear, top. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Josh Jackomino, right. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Josh Jackomino, left. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Bennett Penney, top. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Bennett Penney, back. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Bennett Penney, top. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Matt Spear. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Sam Spear, right. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Oceanside's Sam Spear, front. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
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