Methuen Rangers Wrestling '21-'22

Central clinches MVC title

Quintin Deloury scored an overtime decision, 3-1, at 170 as Central Catholic beat Methuen 36-23 to earn its sixth straight MVC title. James Bohenko (126 pounds) scored a pin in 0:30 for the Raiders. Noah Beshara (145 pounds) earned a pin in 1:10 to lead the Rangers.

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Wrestling, 02/09/22 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Methuen second in Yell tourney

The Methuen High wrestlers made a nice run on Saturday to the finals of the Travis Yell Memorial Dual Meet Tournament, hosted by Whittier Tech.
The Rangers knocked off the host Wildcats, 42-35, Marblehead/Swampscott, 69-12, and Franklin Tech, 64-6, before falling in the finals, to North Kingston, R.I., 37-36.
Shane Eason led the way with four first-period pins on the day. Izaiah Santiago, Joe Bolduc and Josirus Gomez all had four wins apiece.
Along with the loss to Methuen, Whittier Tech put together a superb day, moving to 13-4 on the year.
The Wildcats KO'd Masco, 44-31, Lynnfield, 60-6, Bristol Aggie, 54-30, Brookline, 42-35, and eventual champ North Kingstown, 42-36. 
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Wrestling, 02/05/22 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

James wins 400th

Methuen Coach Bill James got his 400th win at Methuen and 519th of his career as the Rangers stopped Lawrence, 61-15. Elias Concepcion had a pin on Senior Night. Jared Rao had an upset win over Chris Garcia. Anthony and Vinnie DeMaio both had first period pins to lead the Rangers.
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Wrestling, 02/03/22 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Beshara wins five

Noah Beshara went 5-0 at 145 pounds, leading Methuen to a sweep of a six-team meet. Vinnie DeMaio (138 pounds), Shane Easton (152 pounds), Joe Bolduc (160/170 pounds) and Elias Concepcion (220 pounds) each added 4-0 days for the Rangers.

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Wrestling, 01/22/22 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

DeMaio clinches win

Methuen's Anthony DeMaio came from behind to get a pin at 120 pounds to clinch a tight 40-32 win over Haverhill wrestling. Freshman Jayzan Castillo also picked up his first varsity win, taking a 4-0 decision at 182 pounds.

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Wrestling, 01/19/22 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Rangers keep rolling

Anthony DeMaio (113 pounds) scored a pin in just 0:40 as Methuen beat Chelmsford 52-24. Jack Stoddard (126 pounds) added a pin in 1:30 and Jared Rao (195 pounds) battled for a pin in 4:30.

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Wrestling, 01/12/22 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Perfect days

Yandel Morales (106/113), Jason Ballou (113/120), Jonathan Davila (152/160) and Jimmy Archambault (170) all went 3-0 as Andover swept an MVC quad-meet. 

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Wrestling, 01/08/22 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Ranger wrestlers rule

Izaiah Santiago (106 pounds, 0:52), Jack Stoddard (126, 0:42) and Jared Rao (195, 0:52) all scored pins in under a minute as Methuen stayed unbeaten (5-0) by beating Billerica 57-24. 

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Wrestling, 12/22/21 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

DeMaio and Chase

Vinnie DeMaio (138) and Caden Chase (160) were champions to power Methuen to the title at the 14-team Lisitano Tourney in Wakefield. Greater Lawrence's Julian Melendez was the 152 champ.

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Wrestling, 12/18/21 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars