Bucksport wrestler earns win at 2016 Winter Classic

first_imgBUCKSPORT — Bucksport wrestling produced a winner at yet another showing when it competed at the 2016 Winter Classic on Saturday at Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield.The win for the Golden Bucks came in the 285-pound title bout, in which freshman David Gross defeated Cony’s Mitchell MacFarland, the No. 1 wrestler in the weight class. Gross also defeated wrestlers from Oxford Hills and Erskine Academy before winning the final bout in a 4-3 decision.Bucksport also had Devin Darveau claim third place in the 145-pound weight class. Foster Ashmore, Richard Perkins and Brody Boynton each finished fourth imthe 120-, 138- and 160-pound weight classes, respectively.Bucksport’s next meet will be at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. 4, at Washington Academy in East Machias. Other participants will include Woodland and Calais. The team also has a meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, in Caribou. Ellsworth will also be participating.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textUPDATE: The tournament at Washington Academy has been rescheduled for Thursday, Jan. 5.last_img

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