Astros host Titans in loss
The Pinkerton grapplers opened their home season Dec. 19 against the Titans of Nashua North. It was expected to be a close meet, and the teams did not disappoint, with Nashua North prevailing by a score of 37-32.
Victorious for the Astros were Tyler Wilson (6-1), Seamus Dolan (pin), Dylan Barreiro (pin), Joey Lydick (6-5), Kevin Ell (10-9), Shayne McCann (16-1) and Brett Wilson (pin).
‘Backyard Brawl’ a hit
The Astro JV wrestling team’s “PA Backyard Brawl I” Dec. 16 was a big success.
More than 60 wrestlers from Timberlane, Windham and Winnacunnet wrestled in the Shepard Gym for 90 minutes of non-stop action on two mats.
Wrestling for Pinkerton were Ben Trickett (2 pins), Joey Lydick (3 pins), Seamus Dolan (2-0, 1 pin), Bryan Sullivan (2-0, 1 pin), Nathan Barnhart (major decision), Andrew Richardson, Zach Lombard, David Parrott (2 pins) , Jake Weishaar, Derek Wilson (pin), Derek Goulet, Zach Vigroux (pin), Aiden Cremin (decision), Keygan Nacos (pin) and Derek Low.
“PA Backyard Brawl II” will be Monday, Jan. 13. Wrestling will start at 6:30 p.m.
Astros open at home
In JV action, on Dec. 19, Pinkerton hosted the Nashua North Titans.
There were four matches. Winning by pin were freshman Aiden Cremin, Seniors David Parrott and Bryan Sullivan. Putting up a good fight in his first match ever was freshman Derek Goulet.
Pinkerton looks good at Jamboree
Seventeen Astro wrestlers took part in the JV Jamboree at Windham High School on Dec. 27. The team had a great outing.
Keygan Nacos, Derek Low, David Parrott, Seamus Dolan, Brian Sullivan and Ben Trickett led the Astros. Each of them won by winning all three of their matches, Aiden Cremin and Zach Vigroux registered second-place finishes in their brackets.
Nate Barnhart, Andy Richardson, Zach Lombard, Christian Sullivan and Gabe Bakis registered third-place finishes. Derek Proulx, Derek Goulet, Jake Weishaar and Dan Villa wrestled hard while representing Pinkerton.