High school wrestling

Lions split tri-meet with Indians, Black Raiders

Kelley pins down 100th career victory in match against host Winslow
By Staff | Dec 26, 2012

Winslow — It was a memorable day for the Belfast wrestling team Dec. 20 with the Lions taking part in a tri-meet against Skowhegan and host Winslow.

While the Lions managed a split with the Black Raiders and Indians, BAHS senior Peter Kelley secured his 99th and 100th career wins in the meet with pin victories over Skowhegan's Justin McGuire and Winslow's Sean Cody.

Coach Rick Kelley, Peter's father, was excited for the program and for his son's individual accomplishment.

"We were kind of hoping it would happen at home, as anyone would in front of a home crowd," the coach said. "But we had a pretty good crowd up there and he had a big smile on his face. It was pretty special. And it's something he's been looking forward to since the beginning of last year."

"From a coach's perspective and, of course, a dad's perspective, it was a pretty proud moment for everybody," coach Kelley said.

The Lions earned a 46-18 win over the Black Raiders and were downed 50-15 by the Indians.

The individual Belfast results from the Dec. 20 meet were:

120 pounds — Matthew Oxton was pinned by Tyler Craig, Skow; and was pinned by Dylan Pelletier, Win, at 0:46.

126 pounds — Alec Young was pinned by Luke Bolster, Skow; and won by forfeit over Winslow.

132 pounds — Dagan Bereyni beat Julian Sirois, Skow. Brandon Waterman pinned Derek Gilbert, Win, at 0:41.

138 pounds — Walker Roberts lost to Kameron Doucette, Skow; and won by forfeit over Winslow.

145 pounds — Mike McFadden lost by technical fall to Kaleb Brown, Skow; and won by majority decision over Drew Cater, Win, 17-5.

152 pounds — Greg Stevens was pinned by Carter Stevens, Skow; and pinned Sarah Gilbert, Win, at 3:16.

160 pounds — John Capella was pinned by Christian Jackson, Skow; and pinned Donald Camp, Win, at 4:13.

195 pounds — Marlin Hansen was pinned by Andrew Pineo, Skow; and pinned Nathaniel Beckwith, Win, at 2:15.

220 pounds —Peter Kelley pinned McGuire, Skow; and pinned Cody, Win, at 1:58.

285 pounds — Will Mossing won by forfeit over Skowhegan; and was pinned by Aaron Lint, Win, at 0:48.

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