Wrestlers at PVC


Anthony Soto earns third place at the PVC wrestling championships Saturday in Bucksport. (Raider Photo)

Washington Academy 

Washington Academy Wrestlers Brings Home some hardware from the 18 team PVC Championship Saturday Jan, 26th in Bucksport. WA matched last year’s performance and placed 6th over all. Senior Anthony Soto of Pembroke took 3rd after losing in the first round to the champion then came back to pin his next 3 opponents winning his bronze medal match with a pin over Jason Montina of Ellsworth in 2:13 sec. Sophomore Reuben Grannis also of Pembroke won 2 matches with pins and getting his fastest fall of the season against Colin Toothaker of Ellsworth in 48-seconds. Grannis ended the day with a 4th place finish. Mike Shaw of Cutler had 1 pin and a Tech Fall to place 4th over all . Washington Academy totaled 9 pins for the day getting 3 Pins from Senior Peter Robinson of East Machias along with the fastest pin of the day for WA a :31 sec pin over Matthew Bouchard of PCHS. 

1.Foxcroft Academy 216.002.

2.Dexter Regional High School 198.503.

3 Ellsworth High School 114.004.

4.Caribou High School 73.005.

5.Fort Kent Community High School 47.006.

6. Washington Academy 46.507.

7. Hermon High School 46.008.

8. Mattanawcook Academy 43.509.

9. Bucksport High School 39.0010.

10.George Stevens Academy 22.0011.

11.Mount Desert Island High School 21.0012.

12. Orono High School 18.0013.

13.Stearns High School 14.0014.

14. Piscataquis Community High School 12.5015.

15.John Bapst High School 11.0016.

16.Central High School 4.0016.(tie)

17. Lee Academy 4.0018.

18. Penobscot Valley High School 0.00

Area teams will wrestle at Penobscot Valley High School in the MPA Regional Tournament on Saturday. The winners will qualify for the State Championship at the August Civic Center February 9TH.