Fryeburg — Waldo County highschool wrestlers introduced residence two state titles, a runner-up end, a 3rd and two fourths from the state Class B championships on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Fryeburg Academy.
Mount View’s Mark Ward gained the 152-pound state crown, whereas Belfast’s Cameron Watts was the perfect at 220 kilos.
Ward additionally obtained the Class B excellent wrestler award.
Others from the world who completed among the many high 4 have been Belfast’s Brian White (2nd at 182), Gavynn Younger (third at 113), Jonah Lovejoy (4th at 145) and Gabe Kelley (4th at 152).
Moreover, Belfast, who gained the Class B North title and was first amongst Class B faculties on the Kennebec Valley Athletic Convention championship meet in latest weeks, completed tied for third with Dexter and Mount View of Thorndike 13th.
The state Class B group scores have been: Wells 130, Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln/Lee Academy 96, Belfast 83, Dexter 83, Medomak Valley of Waldoboro 69.5, Mountain Valley of Rumford 64, Lisbon of Lisbon Falls/Oak Hill of Sabattus 59, York 48, Winslow 36, Fryeburg Academy 34, Oceanside of Rockland 29.5, Foxcroft Academy of Dover-Foxcroft 29, Mount View of Thorndike 28, John Bapst of Bangor 24, Bucksport 22, Dirigo of Dixfield 21, Ellsworth 18, Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield 17, Penobscot Valley of Howland 16, Mount Desert Island 14, Madison 13, Fort Kent 9, Piscataquis of Guilford Four, Outdated City Three and Caribou Three.
Subsequent up for Belfast is the state Class B group duals championships on Friday, Feb. 21 at Penobscot Valley. The highest 4 groups from the Class B North (Belfast, Dexter, Mattanawcook Academy/Lee Academy, Foxcroft Academy) and South (Wells, Mountain Valley, Medomak Valley, Lisbon/Oak Hill) meets qualify to face off for dual-match supremacy.
Then, the Lions and Mustangs who completed among the many high 4 at the state meet, will compete within the New England qualifier, or all-states, on Saturday, Feb. 29 at Noble. The highest 4 finishers in the state Class A and B meets compete in an eight-person bracket.
The person state outcomes for Waldo County wrestlers have been:
106 kilos — Connor Fournier, Bel, misplaced by main determination to Graham Blood, Frye, 12-2; gained by main determination over Otis Smith, Mon, 10-1; and misplaced to Jaren Hartt, FK, 6-Four.
113 kilos — Gavynn Younger, Bel, pinned Thomas Holly, York, at 1:27; misplaced to Danny Marquis, Wells, 7-1; pinned Sam Charles, OT, at Four:30; and pinned Nate Leclair, MountVal, at 1:52 within the comfort closing. Younger completed third.
138 kilos — Michael Ham, Bel, misplaced by main determination to Owen Libby, Dir, 16-6; and was pinned by Austin Bennett, York, at Three:47.
145 kilos — Jonah Lovejoy, Bel, was pinned by Joe Neal, York, at 1:36; pinned Brady Carter, Med, at Three:52; beat Zachary Ward, MtV, 5-2; and was pinned by Joe Neal, York, at 2:21 of the comfort closing. Lovejoy completed fourth.
Zachary Ward, MtV, pinned Austin Gill, Fox, at 1:03; was pinned by Isaac Hainer, Matt/Lee, at 5:30; and misplaced to Jonah Lovejoy, Bel, 5-2.
152 kilos — Mark Ward, MtV, pinned Thomas O’Meara, Automobile, at Three:02; pinned Christian St. Hilaire, Lis/OH, at 2:37; and pinned Evrit Roy, MountVal, at 2:56 within the championship closing. Ward completed first.
Gabe Kelley, Bel, was pinned by Evrit Roy, MountVal, at Three:50; pinned Owen MacIntosh, York, at 1:46; beat Christian St. Hilaire, Lis/OH, 7-Four; and misplaced by main determination to Nathan Schobel, Dex, 10-1, within the comfort closing. Kelley completed fourth.
170 kilos — Elijah Charbonnier, Bel, was pinned by Tyler Cox, Med, at 1:58; pinned Tyler Avery, Mad, at zero:50; and was pinned by Alex Munson, Matt/Lee, at 2:30.
182 kilos — Brian White, Bel, pinned Devin Bickford, Wells, at Three:08; pinned Job Fox, Frye, at Three:59; and misplaced to Cameron Bourget, Lis/OH, 9-Four, within the championship closing. White completed second.
195 kilos — Nathaniel Porter, Bel, was pinned by Isaac Potvin, Lis/OH, at Four:42; beat Petak Dana, WA, 5-Three; and was pinned by Gus Irwin, Dex, at Three:46.
220 kilos — Cameron Watts, Bel, pinned Josh Martinez, Wells, at Three:40; pinned Cameron Wealthy, Buck, at Three:26; and pinned Will Orso, York, at Three:34 within the championship closing. Watts completed first.
285 kilos — Ben Watts, Bel, was pinned by Alex Demers, Win, at 1:59; pinned Kahlden Briggs, MCI, at 1:38; and misplaced by main determination to Gavin Billings, Buck, 12-2.
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