BELFAST — Caiden Skidgell’s victory in the 126-pound championship was just part of Dirigo’s team effort in winning the Belfast Invitational wrestling tournament Saturday.

Kaeden Swan (138 pounds), Eli Lindus (144) and Hudson Lufkin (150) all reached the finals for the Cougars, who amassed 166.5 points to beat Oxford Hills (153 points) for the team title. Mountain Valley was third, with 140 points.

The runner-up Vikings had one individual champ, with Dawson Mason winning the 285-pound title over Mountain Valley’s Wesley Baultris, while Curtis Fogg (157) and Chris Levesque (215) were also finalists.

The Falcons’ third-place effort was spearheaded by weight-class titles from Chance Watson (120) and Lucas Libby (150).

Dirigo put five wrestlers in consolation finals. Tanner Bradeen (165) and Jed Fields (285) won their finals, while Vincent Chapman (106), Gio Patterson (190) and Isaiah Bradeen (215) each made the consolation final in their respective weight classes. Tristan Atwell (106), Jeremy Turner (132) and Hunter Wormwood (150) were consolation titlists for Oxford Hills, and Matthew Denlinger made the consolation final at 126 pounds. Keygan Boucher (113) and Owen Gaudet (215) topped the consolation brackets for Mountain Valley, and Remi Gauthier was the consolation runner-up in the 138-pound weight class.

MADISON 52, MOUNTAIN VALLEY 33: Mackenzie Robbins scored 21 points as the Bulldogs (1-0) won their season opener in Madison.


Madison led 32-20 at the half. Brooke Brown and Madison Dow scored eight points apiece for mountain Valley (0-1).

CARRABEC 46, BUCKFIELD 35: Pete Vicneire led the Cobras (1-0) to a season-opening victory, finishing with 14 points in the East-West Tip Off matchup at Augusta Civic Center.

Desmond Robinson added 10 points for Carrabec and Jackson Newton chipped in seven.

For the Bucks (0-1), Krosby Harvey contributed 14 points and Gaven Parsons tallied 12.

EDWARD LITTLE 2, BIDDEFORD/MASSABESIC/OLD ORCHARD BEACH 0: The Red Eddies opened the new season with a victory against the Tigers at Norway Savings Bank Arena in Auburn.

Freshman Avery Tyler scored his first career tally and Andrew Clements also found the back of the net for Edward Little.


Cam Roy had the only assist in the contest on Clements’ goal.

ST. DOMINIC 5, FRYEBURG/LAKE REGION/OXFORD HILLS 1: Ethan Pelletier had a first-period hat trick, giving the Saints (2-0) a victory over the Ice Cats (0-1) at Bridgton Ice Arena in Bridgton.

Ben Dumais found the back of the net in the first and second periods for St. Dom’s. Timothee Ouellette and Spencer Morgan each had two assists while Joseph Adams, Curtis Wheeler and Ridge Dionne each had one.

Kaden Neureuther scored early in the middle frame for the Ice Cats.

Jayden Lynn stopped all 17 shots he faced while Charlie Herrick made 27 saves in the loss.

YORK 4, MT. ARARAT/LISBON/MORSE/HYDE 3: Connor Fell scored the game-winning goal for the Wildcats (1-0) with 4:27 remaining against the Eagles at Sid Watson Arena on the campus of Bowdoin College in Brunswick.


Luke Douris had a goal and an assist in the first period to help give York a 2-0 advantage. Brandon Biggs had the other goal.

Garek Theriault cut the deficit to 2-1 with under five minutes remaining in the middle frame.

Bradley Carr scored before the second-period buzzer for a 3-1 lead.

Gavin Wallace and Dylan Richards scored 63 seconds apart in the third period for the Mt. Ararat co-op to tie the game at 3-3 before Fell’s goal.

Jacob Fullerton had two helpers for the Eagles.

Aidan McQuaide stopped 11 shots in the win and Kai Stockford made 30 saves in the loss.


YORK/TRAIP/MARSHWOOD/NOBLE 7, MT. ARARAT/LISBON/MORSE/MEDOMAK 3: Marina Friedman scored four goals and added an assist for York/Traip/Marshwood/Noble (1-5) in a win over Mt. Ararat/Lisbon/Morse/Medomak (0-4) at Watson Arena in Brunswick.

Phebe Schroeck added two goals and an assist, while Isabella Donovan also scored.

Valerie Swenson, Sophia Cote and Allie Hunter scored for the Eagles.

LEWISTON PAIR BREAK RECORDS: Three Lewiston High School indoor track records were broken on Saturday during the first regular-season meet at Bowdoin College in Brunswick.

Josia Katroli broke the boys high jump school record by one inch, securing the new record at 6 feet, 5 inches.

Makenna Drouin set two records on the girls side, in the 55- and 200-meter dashes. Her 55-meter final time was 7.30, beating the school record by 0.06 seconds, and her 200-meter final time was 26.32, besting the previous mark by 0.05 seconds.

The boys team took first place overall at Saturday’s meet, and the girls took placed overall to Brunswick, 114-94.

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