NORTH BERWICK — Marshwood High School of South Berwick crowned five individual champions and placed 10 wrestlers among the top four finishers in their weight classes to cruise to its third consecutive Class A state title Saturday.
The Hawks finished with 179 points, well ahead of second-place Massabesic of Waterboro (127) and third-place Skowhegan (117.5). Host Noble High School (84.5), Cony of Augusta (59) and Nokomis (38) were next in the 20-school field.
Marshwood got individual championships from Bradley Beaulieu at 113 pounds, Shamus McManus (145), Jackson Howarth (152), Cody Hughes (160) and Brett Gerry (182). while Josh Marks (120) and Eric Glidden (126) each finished second.
Massabesic had three individual winners in Tyler Everett (126), Mike Risti (195) and Jordan Drain (285), with Zac Richard adding a second-place finish at 145.
Skowhegan, the reigning Eastern Maine and Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference champion, received individual titles from brothers Cody and Tyler Craig. Cody Craig edged Portland’s Kidayer Alijubyly 3-1 in the 106-pound final, while Tyler Craig defeated Marks at 120 pounds via a 16-1 technical fall.
The Indians’ Julian Sirois finished second at 132 pounds, while teammates Logan Stevens (160) and Mikal Federici (182) also earned runner-up finishes. Kaleb Brown placed third for Skowhegan at 145 pounds, while Kameron Doucette was fourth at 138.
Other individual champions were Sheldon Bang of Edward Little of Auburn in the 132-pound division, Dominic Day of Biddeford at 138 pounds, Robert Martin of Bonny Eagle of Standish at 170 pounds and Andrew Moriarty of Sanford at 220.
Nokomis was led by Christopher Wilson, third at 195 pounds, and fourth-place finishers Jonathan Crocker (132) and Rusty Wilson (182).