Belmont Hill Wrestling Concludes Another Successful Season

The Belmont Hill Varsity Wrestling team went into the postseason with an undefeated 21-0 record and the ISL Dual Meet Championship. At Graves-Kelsey, the ISL League tournament, Belmont Hill once again dominated, with all competing wrestlers placing in the top 4 and qualifying for New Englands. The team scored 315.5 points and won, beating the second-place team, Nobles, by over 100 points. Eight wrestlers, Andrew Pimental ’25, Freddy Pimental ’23, Adam Figler ’22, Kailen Richards ’22, Alex Gavronsky ’23, Will Stewart ’24, Josh Houston-Davis ’23, and Daniel Bittner ’22 all placed first in their respective weight classes, with Jimmy Harrington ’22 and Turner Rayment ’23 also making the finals against another Belmont Hill wrestler. The coaches voted for Jimmy Harrington to win the Globe All-Scholastic Award, which is given to the outstanding wrestler in the ISL. The following weekend at New Englands, the team placed third overall, with three champions, Andrew Pimental, Freddy Pimental, and Kailen Richards, winning the 113-, 132-, and 145-pound weight classes, respectively. Eight other wrestlers placed in the top six and qualified for Nationals. This list includes Adam Figler (2nd), Aaron Stanger ’XX (6th), Daniel Bittner (3rd), Turner Rayment (3rd), Will Stewart (4th). The following weekend, the team drove down to Marlboro, Maryland, where they concluded their season on February 26th with seven wrestlers competing at Prep Nationals. Five wrestlers finished in the top 12, and two wrestlers, Kailen Richards and Andrew Pimental, placed 8th, earning All-American status.


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