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November 29. 2012 10:36AM

Goffstown returns all-state wrestlers

A year removed from a season in which the Goffstown wrestling team placed second in Division II, the Grizzlies have reason to believe this winter will being more success.

They return seven key contributors from last year’s squad, including two state champions, Jake Nault and Peter Shea.

Nault, a sophomore, returns after his freshman campaign ended with a state crown.

Shea enters his final year for the Grizzlies looking to build on his stellar junior season.

After taking first in his weight class at the Division II state meet, Shea placed third at the Meet of Champions - a meet at the end of the year which encorporates the top wrestlers in the state from each weight class.

Shea finish there earned him a spot at the All New England tournament in Providence.

Other starters coming back for the Grizzlies include juniors Nick Flanders, Mitchell Cusson and Tyler Brace, and seniors Matt Gregoire and Damin Rakhmanov.

Underclassmen with a chance to crack the starting lineup are freshmen Connor Borque and Christian Melanson, and sophomore Ben Francoeur.

The team finished behind Hollis-Brookline and Milford at the Division II state meet last year, with eight wrestlers in the top-four at their weight class.

The Grizzlies’ first match is Wednesday, Dec. 5 against Merrimack, and they wrap up their regular season schedule Feb. 6 against Milford.


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