Middlesex’s Wines is MVP of 7-team tournament
by Larry S. Chowning
|MHS Sophmore Cameron Wines|
Wines had three wins on the day and captured his division by pinning Scott Cunningham of Cape Henry in 2:11. Cunningham is ranked third in the state in the 119-pound division.
Wines was selected MVP by a vote of the coaches of the seven teams participating.
As a team, the Chargers finished third overall behind Cape Henry and Warhill. Cape Henry scored 242 points; Warhill, 168; Middlesex, 149; Peninsula Catholic, 134; Bruton, 132.5; Bayside, 99 points; and Kecoughtan, 63.5.
Other MHS wrestlers to score at the meet were freshman John Shaw in the 103-pound division. He had two wins and a loss, and captured third place by pinning Remi Narnajo of Warhill.
Senior Chris Brooks had two wins and a loss in the 130-pound weight class. Brooks finished second when he lost to Josh Browning of Bruton in the finals.
Senior Ena Reed had two wins and a loss in the 160-pound division. Reed pinned Ruslan Fomenka of Cape Henry in 1:35 to take third place.
In the 171-pound class, senior Alex Pratt had three wins and two losses. He lost in the medal round to Justin Lee of Cape Henry and finished fourth in his weight class.
Junior Craig Conley had two wins and a loss, falling in the finals on a pin by Nic Mirenda of Cape Charles. Conley finished second in the 189-pound division.
Junior Corey Keeling had two wins and a loss. He lost in the finals to Vince Harrington of Peninsula Catholic and finished second in the 215-pound weight class.
Freshman Reese Harris had two wins and a loss. He won the medal round in the 220-pound class and pinned Roman Rasiak of Bruton in 2:36 to capture third place.