High schools: Concord, Bow, John Stark wrestling open season with victories

Published: 12-07-2023 12:47 AM

Wrestling

Concord 42, Pinkerton 27

Key players: Concord – Don Mvuyekure (win by pin at 138), Levi Madison (won 5-2 decision at 144), Max Chung (won 9-2 decision at 150), Isaiah Puckett (won 5-0 decision at 190), Devon Farwell (won 6-4 decision at 215), Wayne Sakakeeny (win by pin at 285), Carter Buxton (win by pin at 113), Cullen Burke (win by pin at 120), Hunter Richard (win by pin at 126)

Highlights:  The Tide won its season-opening dual match on its home mats.

Records: Concord 1-0; Pinkerton 0-1

Bow 52, Pelham 30

Bow 53, Winnisquam 30

Key players: Bow – Colin Brassard (2 wins at 106), Jaron Coulon (2 wins at 113), Adler Moura (2 wins at 120), Josh Roos (2 wins at 126), Chase Flagg (2 wins at 190), Jackson Hall (2 wins at 215), Shane Rabalais (win at 132), Will Thomas (win at 138), Jared Dolder (win at 150), Josiah Funches (win at 157), Owen Boullion (win at 175)

Highlights:  The Falcons won a pair of duals on their home mats to open the season. Funches pinned defending state champion Michael Harrington of Pelham in the 157-pound bout, the best match of the night.

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Coach’s quote:  “Great team wins. We had a bunch of guys step up and pick up big wins in pivotal moments. Looking forward to more competition.” – Bow’s Bill Chavanelle

Records: Bow 2-0

John Stark 66, White Mountains 12

Key players: John Stark – Joie Demmons (win at 106) , Lyncoln Jablonski (win 113), Sean Crean (win 120), Caleb Hauptman (win 126), Hunter Griffin (win 132), Brayden Menard (win 138), Dylan Stanley (win 165), Stephen Johnston (win 175), Delly Williams (win 190), Lukas Boulanger (win 215), Colin Tyo (win 285) 

Highlights: The Generals won 11 of 14 weight classes to defeat the Spartans on the road to open the season.

Records: John Stark 1-0; White Mtns. 0-1