The Norton High wrestling team will open up the Tri-Valley League season Thursday at Hopkinton.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
A good team effort resulted in an eighth place (out of 33 teams) finish for the Norton High wrestling team in the Marshfield Holiday Wrestling Tournament. Despite not having any tournament championsfor the first time in four years, the Lancers placed wrestlers in the top eight in their weight classes. Ahrayah Saintius and Myles McAlpine were eighth at 120 and 152-pounds. respectively, while JT Taylor, Jack Cuneo and Mike Travers finished sixth at 145, 160, and 182. Stephen Hudson was fourth at 285 as a result of an injury default. Russell Hansen (132), Brett Pike (138), Elliott Johnson (182), Tim Casagni (195) all won matches but did not place. North Andover won the team championship ahead of Plymouth South, North Attleboro, …
The Norton High wrestling team added three more victories to their total this year.
Monday, December 24, 2012
The Norton High wrestlers left no doubt in anyone's mind that they are a team to reckon with this season, beating Wakefield, last year's D-3 North Sectional Champs, 55-15, a solid Georgetown team, 58-22, and Triton Regional, the 2011 D-3 State Champs, 43-30. The sweep at Wakefield improves the Lancers to 9-1 as they prepare for the 33 team Marshfield Holiday Tournament later this week. Norton finished second last year, just behind D-2 State Champs North Andover. The Lancers dominated the meet with Wakefield from start to finish winning 11 of 14 matches with pins by Ahrayah Saintius, Russell Hansen, Jack Cuneo, Elliott Johnson, Tim Casagni and Stephen Hudson. Decisions were by JT Taylor, Myles McAlpine and Mike Travers, a major decision …