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High school wrestling

Windjammers dominate foes in weekend road mat meet

Camden Hills continues to rack up mat victories
By Staff | Jan 14, 2020

Gardiner — Success has been abundant for the Camden Hills wrestling team in its long, storied history, and that trend continued in its latest regular-season dual-matches, as the Windjammers pinned down four more high school mat victories.

Camden Hills was one of five teams on Saturday, Jan. 11 at Gardiner High School, and the Windjammers four wins came over Lincoln Academy of Newcastle 56-12, Oxford Hills of South Paris 50-30, Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield 64-18 and Gardiner 56-18.

The individual Camden Hills results, with Windjammer wrestlers listed first, were:

106 pounds — Julian Henderson pinned Bryce Atkisson, OxH, at 0:59; and won by forfeit over Lincoln Academy, MCI and Gardiner.

113 pounds — Eric Andrews pinned Jared Bellemare, OxH, at 2:29; and won by forfeit over Lincoln Academy, MCI and Gardiner.

120 pounds — Kristina Kelly was pinned by Rocco Hayden, OxH, at 0:58; and won by forfeit over Lincoln Academy, MCI and Gardiner.

126 pounds — Josh Saucier won by technical fall over Peter Tavares, OxH, 17-2; won by technical fall over Anh Minh Nguyen, LA, 16-0; won by major decision over Malik Keresey, MCI, 12-2. and beat Cole Brawn, Gar, 12-5.

132 pounds — Devin Hutcheson beat Caleb Johnson, OxH, 10-6; pinned Sullivan Anderson, LA, at 1:04; pinned Nathan McKenney, MCI, at 1:08; and won by major decision over Kayden Sorett, Gar, 15-0.

145 pounds — Griffin Carnell pinned Cameron Strout, OxH, at 0:53; pinned Caio Crawford, LA, at 1:44; pinned Josh Swift, MCI, at 0:30; and pinned Mike Marshall, Gar, at 1:29.

152 pounds — Ian Henderson pinned Hayden Riley, OxH, at 3:29; pinned Wyatt Flower, LA, at 0:18; won by forfeit over MCI; and pinned Devyn Purington, Gar, at 1:16.

170 pounds — Nate Stanley pinned Christopher Popp, LA, at 3:12; won by forfeit over MCI; and pinned Dana Purington, Gar, at 1:07.

182 pounds — Henry Pharris pinned Frankie Wells, OxH, at 3:26; was pinned by Lucas Steinberger, LA, at 3:03; pinned Bryce Bussell, MCI, at 4:25; and pinned Daimon Clark, Gar, at 0:39.

195 pounds — Ben Nautel won by forfeit over Oxford Hills and Gardiner; and pinned Aaron Sacks, MCI, at 1:32.

220 pounds — Nautel beat Nicholas Popp, LA, 8-6.

285 pounds — Ben MacWilliams pinned Jream Tripp, OxH, at 3:57; won by forfeit over Lincoln Academy and Gardiner; and pinned Khalden Briggs, MCI, at 3:09.

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