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Mariners 11th at tough Skowhegan Invitational, split road matches

Matt Spear, Fogarty, Penney pin down top-four finishes in weekend meet
By Staff | Jan 14, 2020
Photo by: Ken Waltz Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. Oceanside assistant coach Thomas Curtis, left, wipes blood from the arm of Kaleb Blackwell in a 220-pound match with Cony's Mohammad Aljendi, standing in background.

Skowhegan — The Oceanside wrestling team had a busy time on Saturday, Jan. 11 as the Mariners were one of nearly 30 squads to converge on Skowhegan High School for an invitational meet.

The Mariners held their own with a strong core of mat athletes and pinned down an 11th-place finish with 60 points. Bonny Eagle of Standish took home the top spot with 155 points.

Matt Spear (2nd at 182 pounds), Carter Fogarty (3rd at 113) and Bennett Penney (4th at 160) secured top-four finishes for Oceanside.

The team scores were: Bonny Eagle of Standish 155, Mount Ararat of Topsham 154, Dexter 133, Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln 129.5, Cony of Augusta 118, Nokomis of Newport 92.5, Mountain Valley of Rumford 87.5, Lisbon/Oak Hill of Lisbon Falls/Sabattus 85, Skowhegan 81, Mount Blue of Farmington 79.5, Oceanside of Rockland 60, Bucksport 50, Mount View 39, Ellsworth 31, Hermon 28, Madison 23, Washington Academy of East Machias 22, Bangor 20, Sacopee Valley of Hiram 16, John Bapst of Bangor 16, Mount Ararat "B" 14.5, Messalonskee of Oakland 11, Washington Academy "B" 9, Monmouth Academy 9, Bucksport "B" 8, Skowhegan "B" 8, Mount View "B" 6.5, Dexter "B" 3, Cony "B" 3 and Mountain Valley "B" no score.

The Mariners also loaded up to compete in a tri-meet against Mount View of Thorndike and Cony, as Oceanside split its matches with a 42-27 victory over the Mustangs and a 65-18 loss to the Rams on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Watch video and see photos below from the Jan. 8 meet.

The individual Oceanside results from Jan. 11 at Skowhegan, with Mariner wrestlers listed first, were:

113 pounds — Carter Fogarty received a first-round bye; pinned Rowen Luuring, WA, at 0:26; was pinned by Cam Frost, BE, at 4:20; pinned Matt Russell, Matt, at 0:18; and pinned Kaiden Beasley, MtA, at 2:21, in the consolation final. Fogarty finished third.

120 pounds — Silas Spear received a first-round bye; was pinned by Clyde Carr, Matt, at 1:17; received a bye; and lost to Kadence Reynolds, Lis, 12-8.

132 pounds — Seth Spear lost by technical fall to Tyler Preble, Nok, 20-2; received a bye; and lost by major decision to Robert Davies, Skow, 9-1.

145 pounds — Josh Jackomino was pinned by Everett Huckins, Ells, at 1:22; pinned Jacob Godbout, MtA, at 1:26; won by major decision over Nolan Turcotte, Con, 10-2; and was pinned by Caden Kowalsky, MtA, at 0:22.

160 pounds — Bennett Penney pinned Matthew White, Con, at 0:17; pinned Stefan Baciu, Nok, at 0:57; lost to Hunter McEwen, Skow, 8-6; pinned Logan Farr, Mon, at 1:29; and lost to Gage Stone, Dex, 6-2, in the consolation final. Penney finished fourth.

170 pounds — Nat Small received a first-round bye; was pinned by Ben Laurence, MtA, at 1:17; and lost to Jack Melvin, Skow, 7-0.

182 pounds — Matt Spear pinned Lucy McDonald, Mon, at 0:28; pinned Ashton Day, Sac, at 0:50; pinned Casey Mills, Con, at 5:38; and was pinned by Cameron Bourget, Lis, at 0:59, in the championship final. Spear finished second.

220 pounds — Devin Guptill was pinned by Tristan Day, Sac, at 0:53; and was pinned by Gabe Winston, MtVal, at 0:25.

285 pounds — John Burchett was pinned by Clarke Leblanc, Mad, at 0:16; and was pinned by Adam Baugh, Con, at 0:44.

The individual Oceanside results from Jan. 8, with Mariner wrestlers listed first, were:

113 pounds — Carter Fogarty won by forfeit over Mount View; and pinned Dyllan Lingley, Con.

120 pounds — Silas Spear won by forfeit over Mount View; and was pinned by Ahmad Ahmad, Con.

132 pounds — Seth Spear won by forfeit over Mount View; and lost by tech-fall to Momo Alibrahim, Con.

160 pounds — Bennett Penney won by forfeit over Mount View and Cony.

182 pounds — Matthew Spear pinned Michael Cole, MtV; and won by forfeit over Matthew White, Con.

195 pounds — Nat Small lost to Garrett Dunton, MtV; and was pinned by Aaron Lettre, Con.

220 pounds — Kaleb Blackwell won by forfeit over Mount View; and was pinned by Mohammad Aljendi, Con.

285 pounds — John Burchett won by forfeit over Mount View.

Devin Guptill was pinned by Adam Baugh, Con.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

Oceanside and Cony at Mount View wrestling
Mount View hosts Oceanside and Cony on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Video by: Ken Waltz and Zack Miller)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Oceanside, Cony at Mount View on Jan. 8 in high school wrestling in Thorndike. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
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