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Oxford Wrestlers Have Strong Performance at Class S Championship

The Wolverines will send six wrestlers to the State Open championship.


In their best performance to date at the Class "S" State Championships, Oxford High School wrestlers tied for third place with Terryville, both teams receiving 131 points.

Steve Perrson at 152 lbs., took home his second consecutive 1st place title.  "He was really ready to perform today," Oxford coach Ben Blue said. "It was a simple, basic type of domination. He was very determined."  Persson was 1st place champion last year at 145 lbs.  The medalists from this weekend are:

1st - Steve Persson at 152
3rd - Janos Lobb at 132
3rd - Alex Mardis at 182
3rd - Dan Carbonaro at 285
4th - Marlin Simon at 170
6th - Andy Temple at 195

Team Results were:

1) Windham 238.5; 2) Haddam Killingworth 135.5; 3) Terryville 131; 4)
Oxford 131; 5) Montville 127.5; 6) Derby 120; 7) Nonnewaug 118; 8)
Somers 109; 9) Canton 92; 10) Griswold 88.5; 11) Morgan 85; 12) Portland
82; 13) Plainville 77; 14) Seymour 56.5; 15) Old Saybrook-Westbrook 56;
16) Gilbert 54; 17) Holy Cross 47; 18) Killingly 39; 19) Housatonic
37.5; 20) East Catholic 35; 21) East Windsor 31; 22) Thomaston 28; 23)
Rocky Hill 28; 24) Windsor Locks 27; 25) Old Lyme 26.5; 26) Classical
22.5; 27) Stafford 19; 28) Granby 19; 29) Goodwin Tech 15; 30) Enfield
15; 31) Weston 13; 32) Hale Ray 13; 33) East Granby 8; 34) Northwest
Catholic 4; 35) East Hampton 4; 36) O'Brien Tech 3; 37) Northwestern 3;
38) Career 3; 39) Notre Dame 0

The six OHS medalists will now advance on to the State Open Championships next weekend being held at Hillhouse in New Haven.

- Contributed by Michael Mardis

C. Thomas Tarby February 18, 2013 at 11:52 AM
Congratulations to the entire team and best of luck next week to the 6 medalists!
wrestling parent 1 February 18, 2013 at 01:32 PM
GREAT JOB TEAM !!! Good luck to everyone at the Opens. Fantastic job by Coaches Blue and DiMartino for working this team to their MAX potential. What a payoff!! Do your Best this weekend boys and have Fun.
Paul Singley February 18, 2013 at 02:35 PM
Congrats, fellas
rita blue February 18, 2013 at 02:57 PM
So Exciting!!! Great Job to All! Best of Luck at the OPENS!!!
MOM February 18, 2013 at 06:55 PM
Congratulations to Coaches Blue, DiMartino and our Wolverines, awesome job and so proud of you!

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