AUGUSTA — Skowhegan posted five individual champions to cruise to the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference wrestling title at Cony High School on Saturday.
Skowhegan won by 85 points over defending conference champion Camden Hills. Belfast (104) finished third, followed by Mt. Blue (96) and Gardiner (81). Oxford Hills finished eighth with 75 points.
Malik Geiger of Oxford Hills won the 160-pound title, defeating Lincoln Academy’s Drew Bryant, 9-2. Khalil Newbill of Mt. Blue was the only other local wrestler to reach the championship round, falling to Dagan Berenyi of Belfast in overtime, 4-2, in the 126-pound final.
Mt. Blue’s Kevin Moore (132) and Nick Hickey (160) won consolation finals, as did Dustin Edwards of Oxford Hills (285). Cordell Brooks of Oxford Hills (113) and Dalton Black of Mt. Blue (170) finished fourth in their respective weight classes.
Skowhegan received individual titles from Tyler Craig (113), Julian Sirois (120), Carter Stevens (152), Levi Hayden (182) and Andrew Pineo (195).