Astros crush Memorial
Pinkerton wrestlers flexed their collective muscles at Memorial recently, leaving with a 70-9.
Pinkerton’s Derek Low won by forfeit at 113: Eric Daigle by fall, 120: Nick Arsenault by fall, 126: Jean-luc Lemieux by forfeit, 132: Dakota Krol by major decision, 138: Brendan Sullivan by fall, 145; John Durant by forfeit, 152; Brett Wilson by forfeit, 170; Dylan Barreiro by fall, 182; Hunter Morris by fall, 195; Kevin Ell by fall, 285; Cam Crowell by fall.
Wrestler of the meet Eric Daigle recorded a “defensive pin” to start the meet scoring for the Astros.
Astro B team takes fifth
On Jan. 5, the Pinkerton B team competed in the Annual Winnisquam Winter Classic. The team finished fifth, scoring 88 points. The tournament was won by Plymouth High School; Concord High’s B team finished second.
John Durant won a silver medal. Ben Trickett and Tyler Wilson brought home bronze medals. Keygan Nacos, Nick Messina and Bryan Sullivan finished fourth.
Two wins for Pinkerton
Pinkerton’s wrestling Astros spread out across the state Saturday to take on Windham and Bishop Guertin at Windham and compete in the Winnisquam Tournament in Tilton.
The Astros beat Windham, 39-35 and prevailed over Bishop Guertin, 48-28.
Jean-luc Lemieux, Brett Wilson, Tony Messina, Hunter Morris and Cam Crowell, went 2-0 on the day, while Eric Daigle, Dakota Krol, Brenden Sullivan, Dylan Barreiro, Kevin Ell and Kyle Olson all recorded 1-1 records for the undefeated (8-0) Astros.
Pinkerton dominates Trinity
The Lady Astros recently defeated Trinity, 52-30.
Pinkerton got past a slow first quarter, scoring only 5 points. Balanced scoring in the second from Corina Moore, Brandi Bonneau and Sam Breslin gave the Astros a 10-point lead at the half.
Val Martin came on strong in the third quarter, scoring all of her 13 points in that period. Sophomore Melissa Martel gave the team the spark they need in the second half, scoring 8 points from the bench.