, Salem, MA

February 11, 2013

Northeastern Conference wrestling all-stars are announced

The Salem News

---- — Jake Powell, who wrestles at the 126-pound weight class, was named Wrestler of the Year for the Northeastern Conference, which released its annual all-star team.

Mark Thomas, who guided Beverly High to its sixth straight conference championship, was named NEC Coach of the Year. Peabody High garnered the Team Sportsmanship Award.

Beverly placed seven wrestlers on the all-star squad, followed locally by Danvers with five, Salem and Marblehead/Swampscott with two each, and Peabody and Saugus with one apiece.

The NEC wrestling all-stars, by weight class, were as follows:

106 lbs.: Jackson Leete, Danvers

113 lbs.: Chris Davis, Danvers

120 lbs.: Tamid Raji, Salem

126 lbs.: Jake Powell, Marblehead/Swampscott and Dan Papagelis, Danvers

132 lbs.: Joe Kozlowski, Beverly

138 lbs.: Chris Behen, Danvers

145 lbs.: Seth Roy, Saugus

152 lbs.: Luke McDonald, Beverly

160 lbs.: Tom Wilbur, Beverly

170 lbs.: Brendan McGee, Beverly and Sal Sherzi, Peabody

182 lbs.: Peter Reusch, Beverly and Bobby Ingersol, Danvers

195 lbs.: Brian Tripoli, Beverly

220 lbs.: Brian Perry, Beverly

285 lbs.: Andrew Romeo, Salem and Sean Taylor, Marblehead/Swampscott