North Andover Scarlet Knights Wrestling '07-'08

Division 2 North Sectional

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Six days after the New England Patriots failed to make history, the Greater Lawrence wrestling team made a lot of it yesterday at the Division 2 North Sectional at Beverly High School.

The Reggies, who are the defending Division 2 dual-meet champions, overwhelmed the 12-team field to finish first with 278 points, placing seven in the finals, crowned four champions, placed all 14 wrestlers (top six) and advanced 12 to next week's Division 2 state meet at Reading.

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Wrestling, 02/10/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

It's Miller time for Knights

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With senior standouts Kyle Dolan and Andrew Bogosian immediately preceding him in the lineup, North Andover heavyweight Mike Miller hasn't gotten much notice this season.

But yesterday, in the Knights' 37-22 victory over Phillips Academy, Miller was the hero as veteran head coach Dave Castricone picked up his 599th career win.

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Wrestling, 02/07/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

North Andover rules CAL

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The gap is closing just a bit, but North Andover continues to rule the Cape Ann League.

The Knights captured the CAL meet at Wilmington for the seventh straight time, and 10th time in the last 11 years by scoring 205 points. Masconomet was second (170) and Lynnfield/North Reading (138) came in third.

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Wrestling, 02/03/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Pentucket dominates North Andover

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North Andover dominated Pentucket 59-15 to run its record to 16-5 on the season. The Scarlet Knights got strong perfomances at 125 pounds by Jim Connolly who won by pin in 1:26, Jake Monroe who won at 135 by pin in 1:45, and Jared Hood who won at 145 by pin in 1:31.

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Wrestling, 01/25/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Maturing Owls back on top at Lowell

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Heavyweight Brian Nicoll put an exclamation point on an impressive statement made by the Timberlane wrestling team yesterday at the 54-team Lowell Holiday Tournament.

The Owls, who finished second last year by a point and a half, came back with a vengence to claim their third team crown in four years with 241 points, comfortably ahead of runners-up Concord, N.H., and Winchester, who tied with 210. Pinkerton (120) was sixth, Central Catholic (111) came in eighth and Salem, N.H. (102<1/2>) tied for 10th.

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Wrestling, 12/30/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Pentucket tournament: Reggies surge past Lancers for crown

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It was a Braveheart evening yesterday at the Pentucket Tournament.

Despite resting five standout starters, Greater Lawrence charged into first place to win its second title in three years with 146 points, slipping past local rival and defending champion Lawrence (141<1/2>), which led heading into the final round.

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Wrestling, 12/28/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Central takes Kando approach

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LAWRENCE | The wait was well worth it for Central Catholic seniors Dave Kando and Alberto Nunez.

With the Raiders trailing North Andover 26-22 with just two matches remaining last night, Kando and Nunez | wrestling in the first varsity dual meets of their career | prevailed in a pair of barnburners, 12-10 in overtime at 171 and 5-4 on a late controversial call at 189, to give Central a heart-stopping 28-26 decision.

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Wrestling, 12/13/07 » 3 Comments & 1.0 Stars

North Andover wrestling preview

2006-07 record: 26-4, lost in Division 2 North final

Returning starters (6): Jared Hood, Sr., 145; Jimmy Connolly, Sr., 130/135; Kyle Dolan, Sr., 189; Andrew Bogosian, Sr., 215/285; Derek Timpe??, Jr., 152; Corey Neault, Sr., 112

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Wrestling, 12/11/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars