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Wrestling Struggles to Pin Strong Opponents

After a prolonged struggle in the center of the ring, Christian Milotte ’16 pinned his opponent to secure crucial points in a close match against Avon Old Farms. On Saturday, Andover squared off against Avon Old Farms and St. Johnsbury and lost 36-42 and 6-71, respectively. “Everyone on the team fought really hard against Avon….

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Boys Pin Hyde For First Victory

Andover Wrestling secured its first win of the season against Hyde 39-31. Following its victory on Saturday, the team fell 33-28 to Deerfield. Zizo Bahnasy ’17, wrestling in the 138-pound weight class, pinned his Hyde opponent in the fourth minute of the round. Holden Ringer ’17 then worked hard to get a pin at 1:34…

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Andover Struggles To Find a Win

Despite a quick pin from Alex Cleveland ’17, early individual losses against Choate sullied Andover’s chances in its third loss of the young season. Choate narrowly escaped 36-39 to drop Andover to 0-3 on the season. “More than anything, I feel this loss will be a turning point in our season. Losing a meet so…

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Andover Struggles to Find Its Grip

Ian Blythe ’16 quickly dove at his opponent’s legs, forced him to the ground and won the ensuing struggle by pinning his opponent and securing a small victory for Andover against Andover High last month. Andover left the quad-meet against Brooks, Andover High and North Andover High with a 0-4-0 record. “We’re wrestling shorthanded right…

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