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The West Brunswick High School wrestling team continued its impressive early season by beating Trask 65-10 in a non-conference match Nov. 29.
The Trojans won nine of the 14 matches by fall. Of West’s 12 victories, five were by either freshmen or sophomores.
At 138 pounds, freshman Ryan Danford won by fall in the first period. At 145 pounds, freshman Sterlin Fullerton wrestles to an 8-0 victory.
At 152 pounds, senior Edge Kirby wrestled to a win by a fall with 3 seconds left in the first period.
Junior Dylan Darguzas wrestled to a win by fall in 53 seconds at 160 pounds, giving West a 22-0 lead.
Senior Nolan Scoggins won 5-0 at 170 pounds. Senior Caleb Dispirito wrestled to a win by fall in 44 seconds at 182 pounds. At 195 pounds, junior Dakota Smith won by fall with 1 second left in the first period, and that put West ahead 37-0.
At 220 pounds, senior Bobby McRainey won by fall in the first period. Junior Joe Gore wrestled to an overtime victory at 285 pounds.
Trask got its first victory at 106 pounds, a technical fall against freshman Jordan Hernandez. At 113 pounds, West sophomore Jyquan Green won by by fall in the second period and Trask was deducted a point for unsportsmanlike conduct.
Trask won by fall at 120 pounds against Drew Boyer, but West sophomore Campbell Alspaugh won 12-2 at 126 pounds and sophomore Malik Gore won by fall in the third period at 132 pounds.
Caleb Jasper at 106 won 13-0. Omar Allende won 5-3 in overtime. Charlie Walters won by fall in the third period. Kevin Eubanks won 6-0. Fermin Dominguez won by fall in the third period. Nathan Gilbert won by fall in the second period.
Hawkins memorial tourney Dec. 8
The annual Caleb Hawkins Memorial Wrestling Tournament is 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 8 at West Brunswick. West will be host to North Brunswick and nine other teams: Ashley, Socastee (S.C.), South Central, Clinton, St. Pauls, South Robeson, Purnell Swett, Conway (S.C.) and Lumberton. West is the defending team champion. Part of the proceeds from the tourney go toward the Caleb Hawkins Memorial Scholarship, awarded to a West wrestler on Senior Awards day in May.
Hawkins was a three-sport athlete at West who died in May 2009 of injuries suffered in a car wreck in which he was a passenger.