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March 24, 2014

2013-14 Salem News Wrestling All-Stars

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TYLER CAMERON

Masconomet Senior

135

A team captain ... Holds a 4.1 GPA and plans on attending a business school ... Took first place at the Pentucket Holiday Tournament ... Finished the season with a 47-6 record ... Was fourth at the Wilmington Tournament and was a Cape Ann League finalist ... Made it to the Division 2 North finals and the Div. 2 state semifinals ... Was the Masco Student Athlete of the Month for December.

JOEY BYORS

Salem Junior

Finished his junior campaign with 19 wins and just seven losses ... Placed second overall at the Division 2 North sectionals ... Is a team captain for the Witches ... Was fourth place in the Pentucket Holiday Tournament and second place at the CAL/NEC meet ... Considers his mother and grandfather to be his biggest athletic influences.

STEPHEN HOPKINS

Swampscott Freshman

106

Was named to the Northeastern Conference All Star ... Had his best performance against Beverly’s John Jones earning a 14-1 decision ... Placed second at the CAL/NEC League Meet ... Was 21-14 on the season ... Took home fourth place at the Division 3 North Sectional.

BRANDON RAPOZA

Peabody Senior

220/Heavyweight

Finished the season at 27-5 wrestling in two different weight classes ... Had his best performance at the NEC/CAL tournament taking first ... Plans on attending Salem State in the fall ... A quick finisher who rarely lets matches go into the third period ... Favorite part about wrestling is being in complete control of the outcome.

ALI ATALLAH

Marblehead Senior

182

Wrestled his way to a second place finish in the Division 3 North sectional ... Wrapped up his senior season with 24 wins and 11 losses ... Is considering joining the Western New England University wrestling team ... Was an NEC all star ... A team captain ... Credits his coaches for always having his best interests in mind helping him succeed.

THOMAS WILBUR

Beverly Senior

170

A two-time NEC all star ... Holds a 3.5 GPA ... Finished in eighth place at the Lowell Holiday Tournament ... Was the NEC/CAL Tournament champion ... Finished in second place at the Division 2 North sectional and the Div. 2 state tournament ... Finished the season with a 33-7 record ... Credits his father Dave for always being there for support.

HONORABLE MENTIONS

BEVERLY: Jonah Feingold, Sr., 120; Ahmad Alshrafi, So., 113; John Jones, Fr., 106.

DANVERS: Michael Neff, So., 113; Chris Davis, Jr., 120; Quinton Holland, Fr., 145.

MASCO: Kevin Gregorio, Sr., 152; Dan Gregorio, So., 145; Johnny Walker, So., 113.

IPSWICH/GEORGETOWN: Matt Carey, Jr., 170; Derek Chamberlain Sr., 195.

SJP: Malcolm Mitchell, Fr., 106; Michael Dik, Jr., 120; Fred Colberg, Sr., 152.

SALEM: Caleb Brown, 152, Jr.

 

 

 

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