Ellsworth’s Charlie Hughes gets hold of Mount Desert Island’s Ethan Harkins during the Class B North wrestling championships Feb. 9 at Ellsworth High School. Both wrestlers received All-Penobscot Valley Conference honors in the 182-pound weight class March 11. FILE PHOTO

Hancock County wrestlers earn All-PVC honors



ELLSWORTH — Ten local wrestlers received All-Penobscot Valley Conference honors Monday.

Bucksport’s David Gross and Ellsworth’s Logan Lord were first-team All-Conference selections for their schools. Gross was Class B champion, All-State champion and New England runner-up at 285 pounds, and Lord was state champion and All-State runner-up in the 145-pound weight class.

On the All-PVC second team, Ellsworth senior Charlie Hughes was chosen in the 182-pound weight class. Bucks-port’s Kaleb Nightingale, who placed third in the state in the 113-pound weight class, joined Hughes along with teammate Alex Burbank (106 pounds).

Ricky Perkins of Bucksport (152 pounds), Nick Taylor of Ellsworth (170 pounds), Ethan Harkins of Mount Desert Island (182), Jacob Coghill of Bucksport (220) and Sam Hoff of MDI (285) received honorable mention in their respective weight classes. Hoff was named to the PVC All-Academic team for the Trojans.

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