CANTON, Jan. 4 — Canton freshman Matt Graziano picked up a solid 13-2 victory over senior Aaron Kennedy and junior Nate Getler remained undefeated with a 5-0 win over Kyle Oldham to lead the Warriors to a surprising 42-26 victory over Thomaston Wednesday. The win gave Canton a 2-2 record in their five-team meet. The Warriors (4-2) also earned a win over Northwestern, 48-30.
E.O. Smith won four bouts including a 63-18 win over Canton while Farmington held on with victories from James Poggio (145) and Tyler Strauss (152) in the final two bouts to clinch the 51-30 win after Canton had cut the lead to nine points with three straight pins.
Getler went 5-0 on the day and improved to 9-0 while Steve Carpenter (130) won four bouts with two pins to remain undefeated at 6-0. Rich Jones won four times to improve to 9-0 while Matt White improved to 5-0 with a few victories.
INDOOR TRACK: The Warriors kicked off the season at the Bacon Academy developmental meet at Hillhouse High School last week. Tyisha Alexander finished tied for third in the high jump and tied her own school record with a leap of 4-foot-8.
Allie Summa took fourth in the shot (26-2) while the 4×400 relay team and the 4×200 relay team each finished third with times of 4:49.05 and 2:06.41, respectively.
On the boys side, Canton’s 4×800 meter relay team won their event and set a new school record in the first meet of the season with a time of 8:41.31, snapping the old record of 9:00.01 set twice last year.
Mike LeDuc won the 3,200 meters in 10:06.71, only about a second off the school record set a year ago when Erik Nystrom won a Class S championship. Chris Kelly was third in 10:17.19. Brian Magna finished second in the 600 meters with a time of 1:30.56.
Kevin Kurnat (1,600) and David Kucia (long jump) qualified for the Class S championships. No team scores were kept.