Andover wins first home dual meet of the season with 5 pins

Andover won their first home dual meet of the season against Wilbraham & Monson Academy with five pins from the Big Blue wrestlers. Miles Palmer ’23 bumped up a weight class and started off the meet with a first period pin. While we lost the next bout, Andover followed up with 2 more pins from Ben Forman ’23 and Somen Chakrabortti ’22. Connor Klein ’22 had an exciting match at 195 lbs- he was winning 5-4 before he pinned his opponent in the second period. There were several forfeits, and Arnav Bhakta ’22 won the last match with a second period pin against a tough opponent. When we return from break, we host Choate and Nobles on Saturday January 8.

Varsity Results:

138 Bodhi Beroukhim won by forfeit; 145 Miles Palmer pinned Jaeho Lim 1:39; 152 Theo Kim lost by pin to John Crocker 2:21; 160 Colin Nugent won by forfeit; 170 Ben Forman pinned Sawgu Hong 0:54; 182 Somen Chakrabortti pinned David Wibiralski 4:11; 195 Connor Klein pinned Nicholas Machado 4:21; 220 no contest; 285 we forfeited to Harold Gay; 106 Sonia Xiong won by forfeit; 113 Sakina Cotton won by forfeit; 120 George Ryckman won by forfeit; 126 Arnav Bhakta pinned Keigo Koyasu 3:13; 132 Dani Nugent won by forfeit

Exhibition Results

Connor Klein pinned Yougun Yang 1:05; Bodhi Beroukhim dec. Jaeho Lim 13-4