High school wrestling

Mariners get to work on mat in preseason meet

By Staff | Dec 03, 2019
Photo by: Zack Miller Oceanside's Josh Jackomino, top, attempts to pin Mountain Valley's Donna Arsenault on Nov. 30 in the Viking Duals high school preseason wrestling tournament at Oxford Hills in South Paris.

South Paris — The mats bustled with activity as the Oceanside Mariner wrestling team tangled in an nine-team preseason meet at the Viking Duals on Saturday, Nov. 30 at Oxford Hills.

Oceanside did not pin down a victory in the high school meet as the Mariners fell to Mountain Valley of Rumford 54-30, Massabesic of Waterboro 51-24, Sanford 42-36 and Erskine Academy of South China 60-34, but did gain valuable experience against foes from larger schools the Mariners do not normally face.

Watch video and see more photos below.

Other teams in attendance included Camden Hills, Belfast, Dirigo of Dixfield and hos Oxford Hills.

Oceanside, coached by Jason Yates, includes, Kaleb Blackwell, John Burchett, Carter Fogarty, Devin Guptill, Josh Jackomino, Bennett Penney, Kayden Scudder, Nat Small, Josh Smalley, Joseph Soto, Matt Spear, Seth Spear, Silas Spear and Ben Witham.

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

106 pounds — Scudder was pinned by Hamidou Haidara, MtVal; won by forfeit over Massabesic and Erskine Academy; and was pinned by James Blood, San.

120 pounds — Fogarty pinned Nathan Leclair, MtVal; pinned Daniel Belanger, Mass; pinned Logan Bennett, San; and pinned Jake Emond, EA.

126 pounds — Silas Spear was pinned by Grant Carrier, MtVal; and won by forfeit over Massabesic, Sanford and Erskine Academy.

145 pounds — Jackomino pinned Donna Arsenault, MtVal; was pinned by Micah Fitzgerald, Mass; pinned Ethan Trumble, San; and was pinned by Hugo Smith, EA.

160 pounds — Penney pinned Ethan Hastings, MtVal; and beat Matt Pooler, Mass, by injury default.

195 pounds — Matt Spear pinned Tresdon Mills, MtVal; won by forfeit over Massabesic; pinned Kordin Robertson, San; and pinned Jordan York, EA.

220 pounds — Blackwell pinned Jonah Byam, MtVal; lost to Jacob Breton, Mass; pinned Tiffani Stevens, San; and was pinned by Isaak Peavey, EA.

285 pounds — Burchett was pinned by Gordon Gortler, MtVal; won by forfeit over Massabesic and Sanford; and was pinned by Tyreke Hitchner, EA.

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Oceanside wrestling at Viking Duals
Oceanside wrestling at Viking Duals on Nov. 30 at Oxford Hills in South Paris. (Video by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Bennett Penney. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Bennett Penney, top, and Mountain Valley's Ethan Hastings. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Bennett Penney. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Matt Spear. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Matt Spear. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Kaleb Blackwell. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Kaleb Blackwell. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Kaleb Blackwell. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's John Burchett. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's John Burchett. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Kayden Scudder. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Kayden Scudder, right, and Mountain Valley's Hamidou Haidara. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Carter Fogarty. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Carter Fogarty, right, and Mountain Valley's Nathan Leclair. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Carter Fogarty, left, and Mountain Valley's Nathan Leclair. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Carter Fogarty, top, and Mountain Valley's Nathan Leclair. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Silas Spear, top, and Mountain Valley's Grant Carrier. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Silas Spear, front, and Mountain Valley's Grant Carrier. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Silas Spear, front, and Mountain Valley's Grant Carrier. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Silas Spear, top, and Mountain Valley's Grant Carrier. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Josh Jackomino, back, and Mountain Valley's Donna Arsenault. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Josh Jackomino, top, and Mountain Valley's Donna Arsenault. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Josh Jackomino, top, and Mountain Valley's Donna Arsenault. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Josh Jackomino, top, and Mountain Valley's Donna Arsenault. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Devin Guptill. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Devin Guptill, front. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
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