Event Details

Deerfield Varsity Wrestling welcomed Belmont Hill School and Choate Rosemary Hall on Saturday for the season-opener. Despite valiant efforts, including notable grappling by Donovan Woods ’23, DA fell to Belmont Hill 74-6. Recovering while Belmont Hill battled Choate, the DA lineup returned to the mats determined to face an old rival. First to the center was Kathrine Margulis ’24, who dominated her opponent, winning a 14-9 decision. Shogo O’Connor ’25 and David Peirce ’25 Jackson Collins ’23, and Hugo Nutting ’22 continued DA’s streak—Jackson pinning his opponent in 26 seconds, Hugo pinning his in 16. Cooper Pertchik ’22, Kai Darrell ’24, and Donovan Woods rounded out DA’s decisive, 45-12 victory. Notable exhibition matches included Abigail Fernald ’22, Robbie Hua ’24, and Adeeva Alli ’25, who all pinned their opponents; Billy Tang ’25 won an 8-6 decision. Great day of grappling!