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High school wrestling

Panthers take three of four mat wins in home meet

Three weekend victories move Medomak Valley's dual-match record to 16-7
By Staff | Jan 14, 2020

Waldoboro — The high school mat regular season has rounded into form for the Medomak Valley wrestling team, as the Panthers continued to pick up dual-match victories.

Medomak Valley hosted a five-team meet on Saturday, Jan. 11 and won three matches — over Morse of Bath 39-27, Erskine Academy of South China 42-30 and Winslow 54-12, while the Panthers dropped their lone match to Belfast 52-30.

The Panthers are 16-7 in dual-matches this season.

The individual Medomak Valley results, with Panther wrestlers listed first (and their season record and pin totals in parentheses), were:

120 pounds — Gavin Readinger (16-12, 6 pins) lost to Gavynn Young, Bel, 15-7; pinned Taiton Schutt, Mor, at 4:32; pinned Nathan Solorzano, EA, at 1:43; and was pinned by Samuel Schmitt, Win, at 1:43.

126 pounds — Ian Doughty (10-16, 3 pins) won by forfeit over Winslow.

132 pounds — Doughty won by forfeit over Morse.

138 pounds — Josh MacDougall (6-1, 3 pins) won by forfeit over Belfast and Erskine Academy; pinned Connor McNish, Mor, at 5:44; and pinned Damien Gilley, Win, 1:43.

145 pounds — Brady Carter (18-10, 11 pins) was pinned by Jonah Lovejoy, Bel, at 2:55; beat Gage Kindlimann, Mor, 5-0; pinned Hugo Smith, EA, at 0:24; and won by forfeit over Winslow.

152 pounds — Damien Henry (7-13, 5 pins) was pinned by Gabe Kelley, Bel, at 1:11; was pinned by Mason Savary, Mor, at 0:48; was pinned by Timber Parlin, EA, at 1:08; pinned Allan Rogers, Win, at 1:11; and was pinned by Max Openshaw, Law, at 1:11.

160 pounds — Nolan Grubb (8-8, 7 pins) pinned Jackson Lapierre, Bel, at 0:43; was pinned by Ben Brewer, Mor, at 0:20; was pinned by Aiden Larrabee, EA, at 3:40; and pinned Riley Landry, Win, at 0:19.

170 pounds — Tyler Cox (24-5, 14 pins) pinned Elijah Charbonnier, Bel, at 1:48; pinned Robert Reed, Mor, at 0:09; pinned Alessandro Smith, EA, at 0:55; and pinned Jack Dorval, Win, at 0:30.

182 pounds — Colby Hyde (12-11, 8 pins) was pinned by Brian White, Bel, at 0:23; was pinned by Isaac Sinclair, Mor, at 0:20; pinned Tristan Klemanski, EA, at 0:12; and pinned Alex Crews, Win, at 0:29.

195 pounds — Erik Benner (28-1, 19 pins) pinned Nathaniel Porter, Bel, at 1:48; won by forfeit over Morse; pinned Nick Christiansen, EA, at 3:35; and pinned Nevaeh Schudartt, Win, at 1:06.

220 pounds — Jakob Gess (20-2, 14 pins) pinned Cam Watts, Bel, at 2:49; and pinned Déja Douglas, Mor, at 1:06.

285 pounds — Gess pinned Tyreke Hitchner, EA, at 0:46; and pinned Aaron Erving, Win, at 0:16.

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