Ellsworth Wrestling Team Gets Two Wins



ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Eagles downed the George Stevens Academy Eagles and edged the Hermon Hawks in wrestling action on Wednesday.

Sam Lounder of the Ellsworth Eagles works to put Joshua Bowden of the George Stevens Academy Eagles on his back. Lounder pinned Bowden in Ellsworth’s 46-29 win over GSA.—HUGH BOWDEN
Sam Lounder of the Ellsworth Eagles works to put Joshua Bowden of the George Stevens Academy Eagles on his back. Lounder pinned Bowden in Ellsworth’s 46-29 win over GSA.—HUGH BOWDEN

ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Eagles downed the George Stevens Academy Eagles and edged the Hermon Hawks in wrestling action on Wednesday.

In a four-team meet at Ellsworth, the host Eagles bested GSA 46-29 and Hermon 36-30 but fell to the always tough Dexter Tigers 48-26.

In the win over GSA, five of Ellsworth’s wins were by forfeit.

On the mat for the host Eagles, Brandon Goncalves pinned Dominik Kiefer at 119 pounds, Sam Lounder pinned Joshua Bowden at 145 pounds and Josh Fowler scored a major decision over Thomas Strehan at 189 pounds.

For GSA, Jordan Lord bested Gina Soutthivong by injury default at 112 pounds, Josia Moore scored a technical fall over Ben Wildes at 140 pounds and Jeff Durand pinned Logan Leathers at 160 pounds.

For Ellsworth, in the win over Hermon, Zach Harris pinned Josh Devou at 125 pounds, Jared Sargent pinned Matthew McGowan at 215 pounds and Nathan Tracy pinned Troy Bennett at 285 pounds with three other victories coming via forfeits.

Ryan Grover of the Sumner Tigers is just seconds away from a win over Michael Rosetti of the Dexter Tigers.—HUGH BOWDEN
Ryan Grover of the Sumner Tigers is just seconds away from a win over Michael Rosetti of the Dexter Tigers.—HUGH BOWDEN

Winners on the mat for Ellsworth in the loss to Dexter were Goncalves, who pinned Vincent Malinauskas; Wildes, with a technical fall over Brent Richardson; Dakota Hellum, with a pin of Michael Rosetti at 160 pounds; and Fowler, with a decision over Kasee Wilson.

The GSA Eagles also fell 46-18 to Hermon and 60-18 to Dexter.

All three wins for GSA against Hermon came on forfeits.

Against Dexter for the Eagles, Josia Moore pinned Brent Richardson at 140 pounds and Joshua Bowden pinned Devin Fogarty at 152 pounds.

Sumner’s Ryan Grover, who wrestles independently at 152 pounds, scored a decision over Dexter’s Rosetti and lost a decision to Ellsworth’s Hellum.

For more sports news, pick up a copy of The Ellsworth American.

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