The Belfast wrestling team took part in one its largest high school meets of the regular season — that was not a full-fledged tournament — on Saturday, Jan. 12, as the Lions were one of six mat squads to compete at Mount Ararat.

Belfast finished the day with wins over Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield 48-12 and Richmond 60-6 and losses to Erskine Academy of South China 39-36 and Oxford Hills of South Paris 51-25, to finish 2-2 in four matches.

The individual Belfast results, with Lion wrestlers listed first, were:

113 pounds — Gabe Bruns was pinned by Jake Emond, EA; was pinned by Malik Keresey, MCI; and was pinned by Caleb Evans, OxH.

126 pounds — Timothy Smith won by forfeit over MCI and Richmond; and pinned Jozie Smith, OxH.

132 pounds — Timothy Smith pinned Hugo Smith, EA.

138 pounds — Jonah Lovejoy pinned Jay Austin, EA; was pinned by Cole Steeves, MCI; beat Cameron Strout, OxH; and won by forfeit over Richmond.

145 pounds — Ryan Peavey won by forfeit over Erskine Academy, MCI and Richmond; and was pinned by Caleb Johnson, OxH.

152 pounds — Francesco Martin was pinned by William Bourque, EA; won by forfeit over MCI and Richmond; and was pinned by Dillon Worster, OxH.

160 pounds — Elijah Charbonnier pinned Aiden Larrabee, EA; won by forfeit over MCI and Richmond; and pinned Hunter Billings, OxH.

170 pounds — Nathaniel Porter lost to Haeden Landry, EA; won by forfeit over MCI and Richmond; and won by major decision over Bristol Leahy, OxH.

182 pounds — Jason Norwood pinned Austin Campbellton, EA; pinned Bryce Bussell, MCI; was pinned by Cole Dunham, OxH; and pinned Brendan Roberge, Rich.

195 pounds — Brian White won by forfeit over Erskine Academy; pinned Shelby Ostrowski, MCI; lost to Travis May, OxH; and pinned Nathan Curtis, Rich.

285 pounds — Gage Newcomb was pinned by Anthony Sanborn, EA; pinned Kahlden Briggs, MCI; won by forfeit over Oxford Hills; and pinned Hunter Harris, Rich.

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