---- — DERRY — On March 3, the Derry Wrestling Rebels sent their middle school squad to Keene for the Meet of Champions Tournament and the K-4 squad to Nashua for the K-4 State Championship tournament.
Three of seven wrestlers brought some hardware home from Keene. Robbie Fahey took second place, Tyler Mackiernan took third place and Sterling McLaughlin took home sixth place.
The seven wrestlers sent to Nashua all brought home hardware. Dillon Lavely (second grade) led the group and is a state champion in his respected weight class. Jake Scarelli (fourth grade) took home second place. Molly Fahey, Jack Mackiernan and Riley Spellman (all third-graders) all took home third-place finishes. Riley Cox and John Little (both third-graders) took home fourth-place finishes.
On March 9, the top four wrestlers in each weight class for 3-8 grade in New Hampshire qualify for the Youth New England Wrestling Tournament in Lowell, where they faced the best competition from all the New England States.
Robbie Fahey was the lone wrestler who elected to wrestle there this weekend and he took home a third-place finish. Robbie had an exhausting, 12-hour day at the tournament, but showed no signs of fatigue and gave it his all every match.
On March 10, Robbie’s sister Molly Fahey elected to go to Wales, Maine, for the New England USGWA Girls Wrestling Championships Open.
She wrestled her heart out and took home a first-place finish. Molly is a New England All-Girls Champion in her respected weight class.
On Sunday, March 17, the Derry Wrestling Rebels and the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Derry will be hosting a wrestling tournament at Pinkerton Academy. Wrestling is slated to start at 9:30 a.m.