Tiger wrestling finishes second at Class B North championship

FORT KENT — Dexter Regional High School finished in second place at the 2024 Class B North wrestling championship Saturday, Feb. 10 at Fort Kent Area High School. The Tigers scored 159 points, second most among 16 schools and trailing only the 170.5 points picked up by Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln.

Dexter’s Garrett Tibbett and Quentin Rich both finished as individual champions, placing first at 120 and 165 pounds respectively. 

Wyatt Cram ended the day as the 132-pound runner-up.

In third place was both Issac Allen at 106 pounds and Tanner Ladd in the 190-pound division.

Noah Woodruff and Damiair Miller both had fourth-place performances, at 126 and 138 pounds.

Four other Tigers qualified as alternates for this Saturday’s Class B championship at Mountain Valley High School in Rumford by coming in fifth — Matt Severance, 113 pounds; Skighler Woodard, 144 pounds; Gabe Cupero, 150 pounds; and Caleb Pelkey, 157 pounds.

Piscataquis Community High School scored 94 points to place sixth in the Class B North standings.

Three Pirates had two second-place finishes: Karson Tibbetts, 138 pounds; and Dominic Zeller, 157 pounds; and two wrestlers came in third: Dominic Cookson, 175 pounds; and Beau Talbot, 285 pounds.

Brady Ball was fourth at 165 pounds. Caleb Littlefield finished fifth at 126 pounds.

With a score of 84.5 points, Foxcroft Academy placed seventh in Fort Kent.

Nathan Durgin and Jacob Piore both had runner-up performances at 126 and 165 pounds respectively. 

Nick McMillian and Tyler Wing each came in fourth at 106 and 190 pounds.

Nick Thompson was fifth at 175 pounds.

Full team scores are 1. Mattanawcook Academy 170.5; 2. Dexter 159; 3. Mt. View 143; 4. Belfast 121.50; 5. Ellsworth 102; 6. PCHS 94; 7. Foxcroft Academy 84.5; 8. Bucksport 82; 9. Ft. Kent 73; 10. Washington Academy 71; 11. MDI 55; 12. Maine Central Institute 52; 13. Caribou 46.5; 14. Calais 14 15. Woodland 13 16. Shead 0.

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