Timberlane may have saved its best for last yesterday, clipping a strong St. John’s Prep team 42-17 to complete a four-meet sweep in Danvers, improving to 5-0 on the year.
“St. Johns Prep is going to beat a lot of teams this year and I am very pleased with how our guys stepped it up a notch against them,” said Timberlane coach Barry Chooljian.
Seniors Harry Denoncourt (182) and Josh Burnham (145) led the way with three pins on the day for the Owls (5-0) while Tim McLinden was 4-0 at 120 and sophomore Dan Scalzo was 3-0 with a pair of pins at 138.
North Andover’s Ian Butterbrodt and Haverhill’s Corey Jean-Jacques were both unbeaten for St. John’s, which easily won its other meets.
Lawrence opened its season with three wins in a quad-meet at Whittier, the closest win being 35-32 over Reading. Henry Carpil (152) and Nathaniel Cruz (170) were both 3-0 for the Lancers while new heavyweight Jan Pichardio was 2-0. Shahib Blount was 3-0 at 170 for Whittier, which defeated Pentucket for its lone win, while returning New England qualifier Tom Funk and Josh Wesolowski were both 3-0 for Pentucket.
Rebuilding Methuen got off to a good start by finishing second at the Oliver Ames Tournament. Freshman Bill Wehring (113) and Jimmy Summa (152) pinned their way to individual titles and were joined on the victory stand by returning New England finalist Christian Monserrat at 126. Gio Rivera (182) and Mike Golio (220) finished second.
Londonderry rolled to first in the Bronco Invitational with 201 points led by titles from Mitch Rose (113), Kyle Byrd (145), Jon Young (152), Xander Coburn (160), Richard Bilodeau (170) and Jon DiSessa (182). Timberlane’s B team came in fourth as Ethan Shaw (120), Jake Durkin (126) and Cam Artobelli (132) claimed crowns. Pinkerton’s Chadd Loring was the top heavyweight.
At the Con-Val Tournament, Sanborn’s Jon Scheidegger finished first at 152 pounds and teammate Tristan Lee was third at 138. Exeter captured the team title.