FRYEBURG — Camden Hills rode its overwhelming depth to its second Class B wrestling state championship in three years Saturday.

In the Class C state meet held at Fryeburg Academy, Foxcroft outdueled archrival Dexter to pull out its second consecutive state championship.

Camden Hills actually had the title nailed down going into the championship round as it held a 55-point lead over Fryeburg.

Only four Raiders advanced in to the championship round so it was mathematically impossible for them to catch the Windjammers.

The Windjammers did get off to a somewhat bumpy start. Three of their wrestlers who were seeded first in their brackets lost in the opening round. Camden Hills had a total of 13 wrestlers qualify for the state meet, and eight of them advanced to the championship finals.

The Class C state meet was much more dramatic. The lead see-sawed between Dexter and Foxcroft for the entire meet.

Going into the championship round, Dexter held a five-point lead over Foxcroft, but freshman Brooks Law held off Tyler Salsbury of the Tigers to pull out a 5-0 decision in the final of the 113-pound weight class in the first of four head-to-head matches between the squads in the championship round to send the Ponies back into the lead.

Dexter regained the lead, plus three bonus points, when Aaron Webber pinned Reilly Lombardi of Dirigo in the third period of the 126-pound final.

Foxcroft narrowed the gap when junior Forrest Law, the older brother of Brooks Law, grinded out a 4-2 decision over Andy Adams of Dexter in the 138-pound final.

Foxcroft moved back into a narrow lead when Wesley Stinson scored all of its points in the third period to pull out a 3-0 win against Andrew Levensalor of the Tigers in the 145-pound final.

A year ago, Stinson won the Class C state title at 132 pounds.

Corey Bjornson nailed down the victory for Foxcroft when he rolled to a 9-1 decision over Anthony McLaughlin in the 182-pound final.

In the Class B meet, the Sheehan brothers each won state individual titles for host Fryeburg. Conor Sheehan, a junior who moved up in weight class this season, won at 113 pounds to capture his second consecutive state title, and Zach Sheehan, a freshman, won at 120.

Danny DelGallo of Gardiner won all three of his matches at 138 pounds to capture his second consecutive Class B state title and finish the season with a 46-0 record.

Brent Waterman of Belfast won his second consecutive Class B individual title after moving up to the 132-pound division from 125.


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