Wrestling: Grafton Defeats Warhill, Falls to Smithfield

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Grafton’s wrestling team split a pair of duals against Smithfield and Warhill at Grafton High School on Wednesday.

The Clippers were defeated handily by Smithfield 63-10, while Grafton topped Warhill 43-27.

Braxton Fell of Grafton defeated Smithfield’s Preston Jones and won via forfeit against Warhill at 145 pounds, becoming the only Clippers wrestler to win both bouts.

In the head-to-head matchup between Grafton and Warhill, the Clippers earned wins from Nick Faison at 126 pounds, Jacob Carasquillo at 132 poinds, Jeremiah Vivero at 138 pounds, Aaron Daugherty at 152 pounds, Alex Harrison at 170 pounds, Luke Armstrong at 182 pounds and Julian Miller at 285 pounds.

Warhill had wins from Hunter Smith at 113 pounds, Justin Cooper at 120 pounds, Bryant Walker at 160 pounds, Josh Farley at 195 pounds and Doc Branscome at 220 pounds.

Full results for Warhill and Bruton, who also competed, were not reported.

Below are the results of Grafton’s bouts with Smithfield and Warhill.

Smithfield 63 Grafton 10
106: Braden Kerr (S) won by forfeit
113: Carson King (S) won by forfeit
120: Bryan Morton (S) won by forfeit
126: Brett Deese (S) dec. Nick Faison 11-10
132: Garrett Blatt (S) pin Jacob Carasquillo 5:38
138: John Swartz (S) pin Jeremiah Vivero 1:48
145: Braxton Fell (G) pin Preston Jones 1:47
152: Tyler Sharon (S) dec. Aaron Daugherty 7-3
160: Zach Leherr (G) maj dec. Dawson Stevens 8-0
170: Stan Smeltzer (S) pin Sam Smyth 0:20
182: Cole Manfred (S) dec. Luke Armstrong 4-2
195: Erik McNally (S) won by forfeit
220: T J Pope (S) won by forfeit
285: Ross Manfred (S) pin Julian Miller 1:02

Grafton 43 Warhill 27
106: Double forfeit
113: Hunter Smith (W) won by forfeit
120: Justin Cooper (W) won by forfeit
126: Nick Faison (G) pin Trey Drummond 4:18
132: Jacob Carasquillo (G) pin Jordan Weeks 4:52
138: Jeremiah Vivero (G) dec. Wes Whitehurst 6-1
145: Braxton Fell (G) won by forfeit
152: Aaron Daugherty (G) maj dec. Jack Wright 12-4
160: Bryant Walker (W) dec. Zach Leherr 7-3
170: Alex Harrison (G) won by forfeit
182: Luke Armstrong (G) pin Chris Mathis 1:36
195: Josh Farley (W) won by forfeit
220: Doc Branscome (W) won by forfeit
285: Julian Miller (G) won by forfeit