Six wrestlers from area schools punched their tickets to next weekend’s New England Championships after finishing in the top three of their respective weight classes at Saturday’s New England Qualifier at Morse High School in Bath.

Oxford Hills qualified three wrestlers to New Englands, led by Dillon Worster’s championship in the 195-pound bracket on Saturday. Eitan Afriat was second at 170 pounds and Rocco Hayden third at 145 pounds.

A pair of wrestlers from Windham/Gray-New Gloucester/Westbrook made the cut, including 113-pound champion Ayden Cofone, who was named most outstanding wrestler of the meet. Teammate Owen McDuffie also qualified after finishing third at 152 pounds.

Mountain Valley’s Lucas Libby was the runner-up at 152 pounds and also qualified for New Englands, which will be hosted by Providence Career and Technical Academy in Providence, Rhode Island.

Here are the top four finishers in each weight class from Saturday’s qualifier.

106—1. James Blood, Sanford. 2. Wynn Pooler, Erskine Academy. 3. Isaaac Boulard, Massabesic. 4. Adam St. Cyr, Lincoln Academy.


113—1. Ayden Cofone, Windham/GNG/Westbrook. 2. Deegan Tidswell, Mattanawcook Academy. 3. Nicholas Chenard, Massabesic. 4. Maddie Ripley, Oceanside.

120—1. Cole Albert, Mattanawcook Academy. 2. Julian Henderson, Camden Hills. 3. Cameron Frost, Bonny Eagle. 4. James Chaplick, Sanford.

126—1. Gavin Ripley, Oceanside. 2. Brycen Kowalsky, Mt. Ararat/Brunswick. 3. Dyllan Davis, Biddeford/Thornton. 4. Michael Rollins, Camden Hills.

132—1. Caden Frost, Bonny Eagle. 2. Dash Farrell, Mt. Ararat/Brunswick. 3. Kaden Dustin, Noble. 4. Kadin Bonin, Belfast.

138—1. Derek Cote, Noble. 2. Trevor Perkins, Bonny Eagle. 3. Samuel Schmitt, Winslow. 4. Luke Callis, Sanford.

145—1. Aiden Clark, Skowhegan. 2. Alex Zeller, Piscataquis. 3. Rocco Hayden, Oxford Hills. 4. Caden Trask, Messalonskee.


152—1. Spencer LeClair, Mt. Ararat/Brunswick. 2. Lucas Libby, Mountain Valley. 3. Owen McDuffie, Windham/GNG/Westbrook. 4. Skylar Gibbs, Foxcroft Academy

160—1. Joe Neal, York. 2. Shea Farrell, Mt. Ararat/Brunswick. 3. Marshall Fowler, Cheverus. 4. Elized Soule, Kennebunk.

170—1. Jackson Sutherland, Mattanawcook Academy. 2. Eitan Afriat, Oxford Hills. 3. David York, Kennebunk. 4. Scott Ingalls, Windham/GNG/Westbrook.

182—1. Henry Pharris, Camden Hills. 2. Isaac Hainer, Mattanawcook Academy. 3. Kyle Graffam, Mt. Ararat/Brunswick. 4. Dylan Mulligan, Noble.

195—1. Dillon Worster, Oxford Hills. 2. Nathan Schobel, Dexter. 3. Alex Munson, Mattanawcook Academy. 4. Canton Hill, Sanford.

220—1. Sebastian Merrill, Cheverus. 2. Jonny Lettre, Cony. 3. Aaron Foley-Pratt, Noble. 4. Kaden Cyr, Bonny Eagle.

285—1. William Orso, York.2. Kobe Butters, Skowhegan. 3. Tristan Day, Bonny Eagle. 4. Owen Bourque, Kennebunk.

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