Johnston Panthers shine at states


The Rhode Island High School Wrestling State Championships were this weekend and a handful of local grapplers shined on the big stage at the Providence Career & Technical Academy.

Bishop Hendricken finished second with 176 points while Cranston West took seventh as a unit.

Johnston’s Antonio Bracey finished sixth at 152 pounds for the Panthers.

Cranston West’s Chris Gomez finished second in the 138-pound division while teammate Landon Giampietro took third at 152 pounds. Noah Polion later finished third at 182 pounds for the Falcons.

Cranston West’s Camron Davis finished fourth in the 113-pound division for the Falcons while teammate Luke Montefusco took sixth at 132 pounds. Cranston East’s Eneas Castillo took sixth at 138 pounds.

Bishop Hendricken’s Nick Fine won the 195-pound division, along with teammate Adolfo Betancur, who won the heavyweight division.

Nathan Reid finished second at 182 for Hendricken while Noah Sclama finished second for the Hawks in the 152-pound division.

Matt Maroney took home third place for the Hawks at 145 pounds while teammate Spencer Fine finished third at 160 pounds. Hendricken’s Dante Silva also placed third at 170 pounds.

Tyler Keaney finished fourth for Hendricken at 138 pounds, while teammate Tyler Dellegemine finished sixth at 220 pounds.



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