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The Middlesex High School wrestling team faced a group of tough Caroline and Sussex Central grapplers on January 11 at MHS.

The Chargers defeated Sussex 38-30, and lost to the Caroline 48-24.

“Our kids showed a lot of heart in the win over Sussex Central,” said MHS coach Joel Anderson. “We also had a great Middlesex fan base to support us.”

Middlesex High School’s Blake Damron (bottom) wrestled his way back to victory against Caroline with a pin in the 145-pound weight division. (Photo by Larry Chowning)

In the Sussex match, Ridge Ellis won on points in the 126-pound weight class; Devante Robertson won with a pin in the 132-pound class; Brandon Jessup won by points in the 138-pound class; Blake Damron won with a pin in the 145-pound class; Steve Skelton won the 220-pound class with a pin; and Vladimir Rowe won the heavyweight class with a pin. 

“We came up short against Caroline, giving up 36 points to forfeits but still gave them fits by winning five of seven matches,” said Coach Anderson. 

Ellis won the 126-pound class on points; Robertson won the 132-pound class on points; Jessup won the 138-pound class on points; Damron won with a pin in the 145-pound class; and Rowe won with a pin in the heavyweight class. 

“I want to give a special thanks to the Lanette Beebe family, Bubbie Crown and all members of the Peninsula Youth Wrestling League who came to support our team,” said Anderson.

posted 01.19.2012

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