St. Martin's Wrestling - Metairie, Louisiana


State Results - 68 Points, 7th of 9 teams, Division 2

Notables: Stiles Anderson was the state runner-up at 145#s; Duke Kerrigan placed 3rd at 140#s;  Guy Johnston placed 5th at 103#s; Brett Caserta placed 5th at 160#s; Erich Faust placed 5th at 171#s; Eric Bengtsson placed 6th at 112#s; Brad Becnel placed 6th at 119#s; Mario Pardue placed 6th at 152#s; Thomas Thomason placed 6th at 275#s.

1993-4 Varsity Wrestling Team

[Back row, left to right] Erich Faust, Co-Captain Stiles Anderson, Co-Captain Duke Kerrigan, Mario Caserta.  [Front row - left to right] Dean Smith, Loren Pardue, Brad Becnel.

The 1992-3 St. Martin's wrestling season was one of the most successful in the school's history with Bill Axelrod and Ian Williams finishing first in their weight class, Sean Grace second and Stiles Anderson third.  This year's squad hoped to match or surpass that team's accomplishments.  Led by team captains Stiles Anderson and Duke Kerrigan, the team members were Brett Bordolon, Mario Caserta, Brad Becnel, Erich Faust, Guy Johnston, Loren Pardue, Dean Smith, Thomas Thomason Marty Black, Geoffrey Artigues and Erik Bengtsson.  On the weekend of January 8th, the Saints began their march toward State when they finished third at the St. Paul's Tournament.  Anderson captured first place in his weight class, Faust, Johnston and Pardue second, and Kerrigan third.  On January 21st the Saints travelled to Lafayette to take part in the Comeaux Tournament, where Anderson finished sixth in his weight class.  Before State, the wrestlers participated in the City Tournament.  In the J.V. division, Johnston took third in his weight class and Thomason took second.  On the varsity level, Anderson finished third and Kerrigan took sixth.

Duke Kerrigan?


Duke Kerrigan?

Duke Kerrigan?

Guy Johnston is declared the winner.

Duke Kerrigan is declared the winner by the late Wayne Schmidt.

Duke tries to complete a pin.

Stiles abuses Erich at practice.

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