Whitman-Hanson opened the 2021-22 Wrestling season in high gear winning all three matches on Saturday, Dec. 11 at Sandwich High School.
In round one WH defeated Durfee HS 64-12, Cambridge in round two 44-30 and beating host Sandwich 45-12 in the finally. Whitman-Hanson had seven wrestlers finish the day with three wins and no losses. These included Freshman Charlie Lussier at 106 pounds with a pin and two forfeits, Senior Joe Boss at 113 pounds, Sophomore Austin Gamber with a 9-1 decision and 2 forfeits at 126 pounds, 132 pound Junior Aidan Guiliani with two pins in :25 and :35 seconds, Junior Braden Kane at 138 pounds with three pins in a remarkable :38, :58, :49 seconds. Junior Rocco Hanaphy also had three wins several by pin in :20, and :40 and 1 in Sudden Victory, and rounding out the 3-0 wrestlers was Cooper Lussier with two pins in :10 and 2:38 as well as a 15-0 technical fall.
Other winners for WH included Freshmen Curtis Burke with a pin in his first match ever in 1:39 and a Sudden Victory win, Junior Maddox Colclough with a pin in 1:11 and a forfeit. Winning single matches on the day were Sophomore Cohen Rosado at 220 pounds with a pin in :38, and at 120 pounds Graham McInnis with a pin in :38 at 120 pounds.
The Panthers are now 3-0 to start the season and traveled to Oliver Ames on Wednesday, Dec. 15 for a dual meet.