FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth wrestling team looked strong during the Beecher Invitational at Beecher High School Saturday, taking third overall as a team. Hamady finished first and Beecher was second.
At 285 lbs., Trevon Bennett secured first overall in his respective weight, starting his day with a win over Beecher by fall at 1:49 in the second round before defeating Colon by fall at 5:30 in the championship. At 171, Nathan Taylor defeated his Beecher opponent by fall at 1:27 and eventually went on to secure first. At 119, Omar Al Hallak also took first overall in his division. Anthony Compare at 215 won by fall over Beecher at 1:20 and eventually finished third and Jacob Durbin finished second overall in 152.
David Mathis at 189 lost to Colon by fall and Alex Holmes at 285 lost by fall to Beecher. Full results for the event were not available on www.trackwrestling.com.
Last Wednesday, the Cavs won a pair of Saginaw Valley League duals at Lapeer, defeating Lapeer 30-27 and winning 30-6 over Flint Powers Catholic.
Against Lapeer, Al Hallak at 119 won by forfeit, as did Jacob Petty at 160, Nathan Taylor at 171 and Trevon Bennett at 285. At 215, Corban May won by fall at 1:03. Jacob Durbin lost his match at 152 by decision. In the dual against Powers, Durbin, Petty, Bennett and David Mathis at 215 all won by forfeit. Taylor won his match by fall at 1:00 and Al Hallak lost his match by fall.
Carman-Ainsworth competes in a Saginaw Valley League tournament at Midland Dow Saturday.