High school wrestling

Mat attack for Lions in Viking Duals

Belfast gains valuable preseason experience in annual tournament
By Staff | Dec 03, 2019
Photo by: Zack Miller Belfast's Gabe Kelley, front, looks to pin down a Sanford opponent on Nov. 30 in the Viking Duals high school preseason wrestling tournament at Oxford Hills in South Paris.

South Paris — A large pride of Lions converged on Oxford Hills Comprehensive School to wrangle in the Viking Duals on Saturday, Nov. 30.

The nine-team high school preseason meet saw Belfast compete with a host of schools from around the state, as the Lions finished with losses to Oxford Hills of South Paris 45-30, Mountain Valley of Rumford 37-36 and Dirigo of Dixfield 39-33.

Other teams in attendance included, Camden Hills of Rockport, Oceanside of Rockland, Massabesic of Waterboro, Sanford and Erskine Academy of South China.

Watch video and see more photos below.

Results for the Lions matches were unavailable.

Belfast, coached by Rick Kelley, Travis Spencer and Logan Walsh, include, Kaden Bonin, Gabe Bruns, Elijah Charbonnier, Hagen Chase, Jordana Duncan, Josh Fairbrother, Connor Fournier, Isaac Ham, Michael Ham, Caleb Hayes, Alexia Hopkins, Gabe Kelley, Rayon Kirby, Jackson Lapierre, Jonah Lovejoy, Francesco Martin, Lincoln Outerbridge, Oceana Pacholski-Procter, Nathaniel Porter, Madison Resh, Brooke Richards, Zach Riley, Junne Robertson-McIntire, Timothy Smith, Ben Watts, Cameron Watts, Brian White, Levi Woods and Gavynn Young.

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

106 pounds — Hagen Chase was pinned by Bryce Atkinson, OxH; was pinned by Zach Putnam, Dir, at 0:17; and beat Hamidou Haidara, MtVal.

113 pounds — Gavynn Young lost to Jared Bellamare, OxH; pinned Alex Michaud, Dir; and pinned Alexjandro Silva, MtVal.

120 pounds — Caleb Hayes was pinned by Hayden Riley, OxH; beat Bryan Beaucage, Dir; and was pinned by Nate Leclair, MtVal.

138 pounds — Michael Ham beat Riley Smith, OxH; and lost to Tucker Gihallagina, Dir.

Kaden Bonin pinned Jordan Hastings, MtVal.

145 pounds — Kaden Bonin pinned Liilian Runs After, OxH; and was pinned by Owen Libby, Dir.

Michael Ham pinned Isaac Gordon, MtVal.

152 pounds — Jonah Lovejoy pinned Chalmers Russell, OxH; pinned Jason Beaucage, Dir; and pinned Ethan Hastings, MtVal.

160 pounds — Jack Lapierre was pinned by Hayden Riley, OxH.

Gabe Kelley won by forfeit over Dirigo; and lost to Evrit Roy, MtVal.

170 pounds — Elijah Charbonnier pinned Zack May, OxH; and was pinned by Anthony Mazza, MtVal.

Jackson Lapierre was pinned by Xavier Merchant, Dir.

182 pounds — Frankie Martin was pinned by Dillon Worster, OxH; and lost to Matt Brown, MtVal.

Elijah Charbonnier was pinned by Chase Nelson, Dir, at 1:30.

195 pounds — Brian White beat Cole Dunham, OxH; won by forfeit over Dirigo; and pinned Tresdon Mills, MtVal.

220 pounds — Camron Watts was pinned by Jeffrey Worster, OxH; won by forfeit over Dirigo; and pinned Jonah Byam, MtVal.

285 pounds — Ben Watts pinned Jacob Paar, OxH; and was pinned by Gordon Gortler, MtVal.

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Belfast wrestling at Viking Duals
Belfast wrestling at Viking Duals on Nov. 30 at Oxford Hills in South Paris. (Video by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Jonah Lovejoy. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Gabe Kelley, front. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Gabe Kelley. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Francesco Martin, left. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Francesco Martin, right. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Francesco Martin. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Francesco Martin. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Francesco Martin, top. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Francesco Martin, right. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Josh Fairbrother, top. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Josh Fairbrother, top. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Josh Fairbrother, top. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Josh Fairbrother, top. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Josh Fairbrother, top. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Cam Watts. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Cam Watts. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Gavynn Young, top. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Gavynn Young, top. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Gavynn Young, top. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Kaden Bonin, top. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Kaden Bonin, top. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Mike Ham, right. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Mike Ham, right. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Mike Ham, top. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Mike Ham, right. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
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