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Franklin Youth Wrestlers Take 2nd as Team in NE Championship

Pictured with all their team trophies they’ve earned this year Left to Right: John Woodall, Jacob Bramson, Jackson Mahoney, Ryan Briggs, Tony Woodall, Coen Hosford, Kayden Healy and Nick Woodall.

Nine Franklin Wrestlers Placed in Top Six of their Weight Class
On March 16th & 17th at the Youth New England Championships in Fitchburg, Mass., wrestlers from Franklin Youth Wrestling took home a second-place team trophy. Nine Franklin wrestlers placed in the top six of their weight classes for all of New England, falling short only to Newtown Connecticut. This tournament is particularly difficult, because only wrestlers that place at their state tournament qualify to compete. This year’s finish is an improvement from last year’s 3rd place finish. The future for Franklin high wrestling looks great. 
Our Individual Champions were Jackson Mahoney, who also won the “Most Dominant Wrestler” award for his age group. This award goes to the wrestler that has beaten all of his opponents by significant margins. Mahoney caps off a stand-out season, as he placed 5th in the country at the prestigious Tulsa Nationals back on January 18th. 
Ryan Briggs won his weight class making him a two-time New England champion. Ryan last won this tournament in 2022. 
John Woodall championed his weight class, avenging a loss from earlier this year to Lucas Boxely in the finals. This win makes John a two-time New England Champion. 
Our last champion on the day was David McNally, who not only is now another Franklin two-time New England Champion, but also David was awarded “Most Outstanding Wrestler” for his age group. This award goes to the wrestler with the most impressive wins against quality opponents. 
Franklin wrestlers who placed in their respective weight classes were Tony Woodall, 2nd place, Nick Woodall, 3rd place, Kayden Healy, 3rd place, Jacob Bramson, 5th place and Coen Hosford, 5th place. 
All of these wrestlers train year round at New England Gold Wrestling Club in Franklin under coaches Cam Kelly, Frank Mahoney and legendary Coach Colace.