SUFFIELD, Jan. 21 – The co-op team of Suffield/Windsor Locks/East Granby shut down the Warriors Wednesday with a 51-15 victory. Canton returns to the mat on Wednesday, Jan. 28 for the final regular season dual meet with Avon. The Falcons are leaving the NCCC after this season and will be in the Central Connecticut Conference next winter.
Canton grapplers earn wins at Eagle Classic
MANCHESTER, Jan. 17 – Trey VandeBogart (132) and Dakota Carey (182) each had two victories at the 33rd Eagle Classic. Canton finished tied for 15th in the tournament. Carey was 2-2 with two pins while VandeBogart was 2-2 with a pin. Noah Korner (145) and Julian Adams (152) each went 1-2. Adams had one pin.
Warriors pick up another victory
CANTON, Jan. 14 – Canton picked up their first league victory of the season with a 54-18 win over Stafford.
Canton picks up first win of the season
CANTON, Jan. 10 – The Warriors beat Gilbert, 42-39 for their first victory of the season in a quad-meet in Canton. The Warriors came close to picking up a second victory but lost to Seymour 42-36.
Somers hands Canton its third loss of year
SOMERS, Jan. 7 – There are plenty of holes in the Somers and Canton High wrestling lineups. On Wednesday night, each team picked up five forfeits. There were just four matches on the mat and the host Spartans (3-8, 1-2 NCCC) came away with pins in all four bouts. Noah Korner (145), Julian Adams (152), Dakota Carey (182), Sam Beadle (220) and Keegan Toland (285) picked up forfeit wins for the Warriors (0-3, 0-3 NCCC).
Carey takes fourth at Chad Antoch tourney
WESTERLY, R.I., Jan. 3 – Canton’s Dakota Carey won two close matches in the consolation bracket at 183 pounds and finished fourth at the Chad Antoch Memorial Tournament Saturday. Carey was the top finisher for Canton in the tournament. The Warriors, who had just eight wrestlers competing, finished 16th.
Carey lost twice to the same wrestler. He dropped a 4-2 decision to Christen Quevedo of Dighton-Rehoboth in the quarterfinals and lost a 4-3 bout in the consolation final.
Canton’s Julian Adams went 2-2 at 152 pounds while Brian Barger (126) and Noah Korner (145) each picked up a win at the tournament.
Warriors finish fourth at Derby Invitational
DERBY, Dec. 20 – The Canton High wrestling team put three wrestlers in the finals of the 25th annual Derby Invitational Saturday and finished fourth as a team.
Brian Barger (126), Trey VandeBogart (132) and Dakota Carey (195) each finished second for the Warriors. Julian Adams (152) took third for Canton while Noah Korner (160) and John Graziano (182) each finished fourth.
Barger dropped a 2-0 decision to Derby’s Jordan Stefancin in the championship round. VandeBogart was pinned by Branford’s Zach Cash while Dakota Carey dropped a 6-3 decision in the final to Derby’s Anthony Cardillo.
Enfield wins opener
ENFIELD, Dec. 18 -- The Warriors dropped their season opening meet as Enfield prevailed on Thursday night, 42-24.
Our 14th year of wrestling coverage begins in December
CANTON, Nov. 1 – Canton Wrestling Online is pleased to begin its 14th year of coverage this winter of the Canton High wrestling team. This website and our award-winning sister site Connecticut Wrestling Online are the two oldest high school wrestling websites in the state.
Team results – Chariho Regional-Hope Valley RI 151½, 2. New London 139, 3. Coventry, RI 126, 4. Haddam-Killingworth 123, 5. Westlery RI 120, 6. Mt. Mansfield-Jericho, VT 91, 7. North Kingstown, RI 89, 8. Bacon Academy 84, 9. Ponagansett RI 83, 10. Narragansett RI 79, 11. Dighton/Rehoboth Regional-North Dighton, MA 62, 12. St. Bernard/Norwich Tech 57, 13. Middletown RI 52, 14. Griswold 47, 15. Mt. Everett-Sheffield MA 41, 16. Canton CT 18, 19, Dean Tech-Holyoke MA 7
95: Round robin: 1. Lucas Molak, Coventry; Charles Kerzner, Mt. Everette, 3. Taren Robledo-Thompson, New London, 4. Zack Hughes, HK
106: Final -- Joshua Merritt (Chariho) dec. Kyle Forgetta (Ponagansett) 11-7; 3. Noah Young (Coventry) pin Dante Turano (Westerly) 4:12
113: Final -- Matthew Dowler (St. Bernards) pin Pat Fosby (Mt Everett) 0:20; 3. James Robichaud (Coventry) dec. John Myers (Narragansett) 10-2
120: Final -- Ben Bliss (Mt. Mansfield) pin Pabel Pascual (New London) 1:39; 3. Brandon Tran (Dighton-Rehoboth) tech fall Michael Myers (Narragansett), 16-1, 4:40
126: Final -- Alejandro Paulino (New London) dec. Daniel Bliss (Mt. Mansfield) 10-1; 3. Nick Lambert (Coventry) dec. Matt Jenkins (Haddam- Killingworth) 8-6
132: Final -- Stephen Brodeur (Coventry) pin Bradley Lupiani (Mt Everett) 3:21; 3. Cole McGill (Narragansett) dec. Noah Kreiger (North Kingstown) 13-5
106 pounds: Scott Gamble (S) forfeit 113: double forfeit; 120: Steven McBride (S) forfeit; 126: Christian Andrade (S) pin Brian Barger, 2:24; 132: Jeff Shushana (S) pin Trey VandeBogart, 1:17; 138: Dominic Tardif (S) forfeit; 145: Noah Korner (C) forfeit; 152: Julian Adams (C) forfeit; 160: Jacob Berry-Parker (S) pin Jake Allmendinger, 1:23; 170: Jonathan Vazquez (S) forfeit; 182: Dakota Carey (C) forfeit; 195: Adam Patsun (S) pin John Graziano, 1:42; 220: Sam Beadle (C) forfeit; 285: Keegan Toland (C) forfeit.
Team records: Somers, 3-8, 1-2 NCCC; Canton 0-3, 0-3 NCCC