Former NCAA champ Steve Fernandes dies
SOUTHINGTON, Sept. 16 -- Steve Fernandes, 54, one of only three Connecticut wrestlers to win a NCAA wrestling championship, died Monday, Sept. 14. Fernandes, a Southington High graduate, won a NCAA Div. III title in 1982 at the College of New Jersey, now known as Trenton State. He was a three-time All-American in college. Click here for more information on his wrestling career and final arrangements.
Buster Jadach named to Derby Sports Hall of Fame
DERBY, Aug. 14 -- Derby High wrestling coach Buster Jadach is one of 10 men and women that will be inducted in the inaugural class of the Derby High Athletic Hall of Fame. Jadach, a member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, has coached the Derby wrestling team since 1980 and has more wins (586) than any other coach in state history.
Lindner to wrestle at Anderson
New Milford's two-time All-American wrestler Kyle Lindner will be wrestling at Division II Anderson University in South Carolina next winter.
Jadach honored with President's Award; will be part of U.S. team at worlds
DERBY, July 31 -- Derby’s Sarah Jadach, the state chair of USA Wrestling in Connecticut, was recognized with the President’s Award at the recent USA Wrestling Cadet and Junior national championships in Fargo, North Dakota.
The award is presented by James Ravannack, president of USA Wrestling, to a state leader who is exceptional at promoting and building wrestling programs in their state. As part of the award, Jadach will be invited to be a part of the U.S. delegation that will be attending the upcoming world wrestling championships in Las Vegas on Sept. 7-12.
“It is recognition for what she does all year long for wrestling and the work she does in Connecticut to develop our sport,” said Gary Abbott, director of Communications for USA Wrestling.
USA Wrestling Nationals
Kane wins 10 straight bouts to finish third at Junior Nationals
FARGO, N.D., July 25 – Fairfield’s Timmy Kane (126) certainly earned his All-American plaque at the USA Wrestling Junior Nationals in Fargo. Kane dropped his second match in the Cadet freestyle tournament and proceeded to win 10 straight bouts in the consolation portion of the tournament to finish third. Kane won nine bouts by technical fall (lead of 10 or more points) and had just one pin.
Newtown’s Anthony Falbo earned All-American honors by advancing to the semifinals at 170 pounds in the Cadet freestyle competition and finished fifth.
For Kane, it was his second All-American trophy. He finished sixth in the Cadet Greco-Roman tournament earlier in the week. Kane beat Kyvan Hagan of Mississippi, 12-2 to take third. Kane also beat All-American Jason Reinteria of Illinois, in the consolation semifinals, 10-0 and All-American Taylor Brown of Missouri on the consolation quarterfinals, 10-0.
Falbo opened the freestyle tournament with four straight wins including a 9-7 win over Iowa’s Anthony Sherry in the quarterfinals. Falbo beat Ohio’s Tim Bowers, 11-4 to finish fifth.
Bristol Central’s Chris Trelli (88) went 3-2 and finished one win shy of All-American honors along with Fitch’s Jarod Kosman (3-2 at 94). New Milford’s Mel Ortiz went 5-2 at 120 and finished two wins shy of All-American honors.
In the Junior freestyle tournament, New Fairfield’s Alex Opsal went 3-2 at 113 pounds and finished one win shy of All-American honors. Emmett LiCastri (152) of Immaculate/Joel Barlow went 4-2 at 152 pounds. In the Junior Greco-Roman tournament, LiCastri (152) went 3-2 at 152 pounds along with Fitch’s Billy Goff, who was also 3-2 at 152.
Fairfield's Kane wins six bouts to earn
FARGO, N.D., July 20 – Fairfield’s Timmy Kane won six matches to finish sixth and earn All-American honors at the USA Wrestling Cadet Greco national championship at 126 pounds Monday. Kane won six of his first seven matches including four straight consolation round bouts to earn All-American honors. He had four wins by technical fall and one pin.
Ten Connecticut wrestlers competed in the Cadet Greco tournament. Bristol Central’s Chris Trelli (88), Fitch’s Jared Kosman (94), New Milford’s Mel Ortiz (120) and Newtown’s Anthony Falbo (170) each were one win shy of finishing among the top eight and earning All-American honors. Kosman, Ortiz and Falbo were each 4-2. Southington’s Shaun Wagner (113) went 5-2 in the tournament.
Broadus earns All-American honors for 2nd time this week
FARGO, N.D., July 21 – Plymouth’s Cara Broadus, who will be a sophomore this fall, earned All-American honors for the second time in three days by taking fifth in the USA Wrestling Junior women’s freestyle tournament at 118 pounds. Broadus went 5-2 beating Hailey Finn of New York to finish fifth. Broadus won four of her first five matches. Two days earlier, Broadus was seventh in the Cadet women’s freestyle tournament at 120.
Broadus earns All-American honors in women's freestyle
FARGO, N.D., July 18 -- Plymouth’s Cara Broadus, who will be a sophomore this fall, earned All-American honors by finishing seventh in the USA Wrestling Cadet women’s freestyle national championships in Fargo, North Dakota on Saturday at 120 pounds. She went 5-2 and finished seventh with a 10-0 win over McKenzie Walker of Virginia. All five of Broadus’ wins came by tech fall. It’s the latest All-American honor for Broadus, who won the WOTR girls grand national high school tournament in folkstyle, freestyle and Greco roman in Michigan in April.
U.S. national team member will host upcoming clinic in Branford
Reece Humphrey, a current member of the U.S. national wrestling team, will be hosting a clinic at Team Tugman in Branford on Aug. 1 (1-3, 4-6 p.m.) and Aug. 2 (10 a.m. to noon, 1-3 p.m.). Cost is $150 for both days (all 4 sessions), $80 for a single day (2 sessions) or $50 for one session. Register via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. This isn't just for wrestlers. Coaches are invited, too.
Coaches to host free wrestling camp in honor of late wrestler
MIDDLETOWN, June 22 -- In honor of the late Colter Abely, who wrestled at Middletown High and Xavier, a free wrestling program will be held in Middletown Aug. 3-6 for kids ages 9-11. Middletown High coach Mark Fong and Xavier coach Mike Cunningham will lead Camp Colter. "I thought it was a perfect way to remember Colter," Fong told the Hartford Courant. "He would love the idea of us teaching wrestling to little kids in the Middletown community."
Shaw, Yost inducted into New England women's wrestling Hall of Fame
SPRINGFIELD -- Two Connecticut wrestlers were among seven athletes honored at the inaugural New England women’s wrestling Hall of Fame last December. Waterford’s Stefenie Shaw, who wrestled at Oklahoma City University, and Manchester’s Jillian Yost, who wrestled at AIC, were honored. Each earned multiple All-American honors.
Two state wrestlers awarded scholarships
The Connecticut chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame recently awarded $500 scholarships to two deserving athletes who will be continuing their education in college this fall. Danbury’s Juan (Johnny Garcia) was awarded the Career Achievement scholarship while Southington's Zack Murillo was awarded the Scholar Athlete award. Garcia will attend Notre Dame College in Ohio and Murillo will attend Wesleyan in Middletown.
Avon broadcaster inducted into Wrestling Hall of Fame
Avon's Mike Golic of ESPN Radio to be inducted in the National Wrestling Hall of Fame this weekend for his consistent and vocal support of wrestling. Golic, who grew up in Ohio and wrestled for Notre Dame, has raised his family in Connecticut.
State wrestlers named
to NHSCA Academic
Eleven wrestlers from Connecticut are among 114 athletes from around the nation to be named to the National High School Coaches Association’s (NHSCA) Academic All-American team. Four are from Foran and two are from Southington.
Derby's Jadach honored with Good Sports Award
Derby’s Sarah Jadach was recently honored with a Good Sport Award from the Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance at their annual Gold Key dinner.
SHS' Murillo wins Dave Schultz Award
SOUTHINGTON, May 3 – Southington High senior Zach Murillo (106), who won New England, State Open and Class LL championships earlier this spring, has been selected as the Dave Schultz Excellence Award winner from Connecticut, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame has announced. The award recognizes excellence in wrestling, scholarship achievement, citizenship and community service.
Murillo (45-3) won 12 consecutive post-season matches is the first Southington High wrestler to win a New England championship. He had a career record of 130-35 and twice was second at USA Wrestling’s national freestyle championship tournament in Fargo, N.D., in 2014 and 2013. In 2014, he was also second at USA Wrestling’s Greco-Roman tournament.
Ranked in the top 10 percent of his class, Murillo will attend Wesleyan next fall. Murillo has also earned NHSCA Academic All-American honors.
Five state wrestlers win Northeast Region titles
EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa., May 3 -- Five Connecticut wrestlers win titles at USA Wrestling's Northeast Regional in Pennsylvania on Sunday, including former Middletown High wrestler Richard Perry in the Senior Division.
Knights to wrestle in college; Jack on All-Rookie team
Three Southington High wrestlers – Zach Murillo (Wesleyan), Zach Bylykbashi (Washington & Lee) and Shawn Devin (Southern Maine) – will be wrestling in college next year. … Howard Kilpatrick, a freshman from Colchester and Bacon Academy, was named the MVP at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. … Danbury’s Kevin Jack (141) of North Carolina State was named to the national 2015 All-Rookie team by Amateur Wrestling News. …. Xavier’s Chidi Broderick was named wrestler of the year by the New Haven Register. … Southington’s Zach Murillo is the Hartford Courant’s wrestler of the year. … Trent Turner of Green Farms Academy in Westport is the wrestler of the year for the Norwalk Hour. … Fairfield Warde's Charlie Kane is wrestler of the year as selected by Hearst Newspapers. ... Former Hand High coach David D'Alessio will be inducted into the Madison Athletic Hall of Fame in September. ... Former Simsbury High coach Ernie Goodwin will be recognized as the state wrestling coach of the year for the 2013-14 season. … Regional All-Star teams: Courant, New Haven Register, Bristol Press, New Britain Herald, Norwalk Hour, Hearst Newspapers, MSG.
Falbo is 2nd CT wrestler to win a NHSCA national title
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 28 – Newtown's Anthony Falbo became just the second Connecticut wrestler to bring home a NHSCA national title with a 6-4 win over Brandon Kui of DePaul Catholic in New Jersey at 160 pounds Sunday.
Foran freshman Ryan Luth finished second at 120 pounds while eight other Connecticut wrestlers earned All-American honors for finishing in the top eight of their respective weight classes.
Senior Juan Garcia (182) of Danbury became just the second Connecticut wrestler to earn NHSCA All-American honors for four years by taking seventh. New Milford’s Kyle Lindner (120) was seventh while Windsor Locks’ Khamri Thomas was sixth at 195.
Windham junior Seijia Arzuaga (220) was fifth and New Fairfield’s Alec Opsal (113) was eighth in the Junior National tournament. In the Sophomore Nationals, Bunnell’s Michael Ross (138), Newtown’s Ed Lovely (125) and New Fairfield native Avery Shay (132) each finished eighth to earn All-American honors.
Four Connecticut middle school students earned All-American honors. We also have a list of how each CT wrestler did in the tournaments.
Warde's Kane named wrestler of the year
SOUTHINGTON, March 22 – Fairfield Warde’s Charles Kane was named Wrestler of the Year in balloting by coaches at the Connecticut High School Coaches Association (CHSCA) All-State banquet at the Aqua Turf restaurant. For the second year in a row, Newtown was recognized as the team of the year. Seven senior athletes received Academic All-State honors and coaches and assistant coaches were recognized as well. Click on the link for more information including the banquet program with all of the winner’s names.
Jack takes 5th to earn All-American honors
ST. LOUIS, MO., March 21 - He started the 2015 NCAA championships unseeded and a relative unknown in the wrestling community. But after four upsets over seeded wrestlers, N.C. State freshman Kevin Jack of Danbury came away with a fifth place finish at the 2015 NCAA Division I wrestling championships and All-American honors in his first year of collegiate wrestling.
Two other Connecticut wrestlers participated in the tournament. Granby’s Dominick Malone of Northwestern (133) wrestled for the third year. He went 1-2 in the event with an 11-0 win over Ian Nickell of Cal State Bakersfield in the first round of consolations. Brookfield’s Jack McKeever (184) of Binghamton went 0-2 in his NCAA tournament debut.
Three state wrestlers qualify for NCAA tourney
Three Connecticut wrestlers have qualified to wrestle in the NCAA Division I wrestling championships in St. Louis on March 19-21. Danbury freshman Kevin Jack of North Carolina State (141), Granby junior Dominic Malone of Northwestern (133) and Brookfield junior Jack McKeever (184) of Binghamton University have secured invitations to the national tournament. Click on the following link for the details and our weekly collegiate roundup.
Three state wrestlers win New England titles
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., March 7 -- In a bright and airy North Andover High gymnasium Saturday, three Connecticut wrestlers won New England championships, 10 wrestlers made the finals and two of the top three teams in New England were from the Nutmeg State.
Southington’s Zach Murillo (106) won the first New England title in his school history, Fairfield Warde’s Charles Kane (138) won a championship and completed an undefeated season while Danbury senior Juan Garcia (182) soothed some of the sting from a New England finals loss a year ago with his first New England title.
Vermont’s Mount Anthony Union from Bennington won their third straight New England title and their ninth overall with 122½ points. Newtown, with two finalists, was second with 84 points and Fairfield Warde, with just three wrestlers in the tournament, was third with 69 points. It was the best finish in the tournament for both teams.
51st New England tournament starts Friday in North Andover, MA
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The New England wrestling championships return to North Andover, Mass., for the first time since 2005 beginning Friday at 5:15 p.m. Wrestling resumes Saturday morning with the quarterfinals at 9 a.m. , the championship semifinals at 1 p.m. and the finals at 5:15 p.m. Suffield/Windsor Locks/East Granby’s Khamri Thomas (195) is a defending champion. Only 10 Connecticut wrestlers have won two or more New England titles.
Monday, March 2
Newtown voted No. 1 in final coaches poll
In a season in which four teams got to share the No. 1 spot in the state coaches poll, there is a unanimous No. 1 at the end of the season. For the first time, State Open champion Newtown was voted as the top team in the Norwich Bulletin’s coaches poll. All 12 coaches who voted selected Newtown (12-3). Danbury finished second with New Milford, Fairfield Warde and Xavier rounding out the top five. During the season, Danbury, Fairfield Warde, Xavier and Newtown each shared time at No. 1.
Saturday, February 28
Newtown wins Open title
With two individual champions including outstanding wrestler Anthony Falbo (170) and six medalists, Newtown won its first-ever State Open championship with a 46½ win over Danbury Saturday in New Haven. Suffield/Windsor Locks/East Granby’s Khamri Thomas (195) became the 15th wrestler in state history to win three State Open titles while Falbo, Danbury’s Juan Garcia and New Milford’s Kyle Linder won their second straight Open crowns. Fairfield Warde’s Tim and Charles Kane became the fourth brothers to win Open titles in the same year. More coming Sunday on the State Open.
Saturday, February 21
Brunswick wins NEISWA title
At the NEISWA New England tournament in Marion, Mass., Brunswick of Greenwich was the top school from Connecticut taking sixth. The Bruins had two finalists and six placewinners. Hotchkiss’ John Martisch (285) won while Avon Old Farms’ Stephen Thibault (132) and Brunswick’s Jon Errico (138) and Joe Fervil (285) each finished second.
Tuesday, February 17
Brunswick dominates Greenwich with pins
With nine pins and 10 victories, Brunswick School (21-1) won the town wrestling crown with a dominating 57-12 win over Greenwich High. The match came two days after the Bruins won their second straight Western New England tournament title.
State tournament brackets and seeds
2015 New England championships
At North Andover, Mass.
Team results – 1. Mt. Anthony, Vt., 122½, 2. Newtown 84, 3. Fairfield Warde 69, 4. Marshwood, ME 55, 5. Timberlane NH 54, 6. Danbury 51½, 7. Springfield Central 51, 8. Moses Brown RI 42, 9. Londonderry, NH 41, 10. Trumbull 40, 11. Bishop Guertin, MA 37½, 12. Catholic Memorial, MA 34, 13. Pinkerton, NH and Southington 32, 15. St. John’s Prep, MA 31½, 16. Barnstable, MA and Framingham, MA 30, 18. North Andover, MA 29½, 19. New Milford 27, 20. South Windsor 26½, 21. Mt. Mansfield, Vt., 26, 22. Danvers, MA 25½, 23. Minnechaug, MA and Windham High, 25
Other Connecticut teams
27, Simsbury 24, 31. Foran 23, 32. New Fairfield and Xavier 22, 38. Suffield/Windsor Locks/Eat Granby and NFA 21, 44. Immaculate/Joel Barlow 19, 50. Woodstock Academy 18, 58. Montville 13, 63. Killingly 12, 67. Hand, Branford and Bristol Central 11, 80. Berlin 8½, 83. Westhill 7, 91. Nonnewaug 6, 100. Lyman Memorial/Windham Tech 5, 108. Morgan, Fairfield Ludlowe and New London 4, 136. Avon 2, 141. New Britain, Haddam-Killingworth, Notre Dame-Fairfield and Ledyard 0
106 – Final: Zach Murillo, Southington, pin Kevin Morris, Tyngsboro, MA, 1:31; 3. Jakob Camacho, Danbury dec. Jordan Rowlett, Bishop Guertin, NH, 6-3; 5. Tristan Haviland, Trumbull pin Conor Thompson, Quabbin, MA
113 – Final: Abraham Bloom, Moses Brown, RI dec. Luca Cruco, Newtown, 4-2; 3. Alec Opsal, New Fairfield dec. Michael Aquino, Catholic Memorial, MA, 6-1, OT; 5. Matt Foster, NFA dec. Matt Garcia, Springfield Central, MA, 11-4
120 – Final: Ben Bliss, Mt. Mansfield, Vt., dec. Jacob Martin, Windham, 5-2; 3. Kyle Linder, New Milford dec. Ryan Luth, Foran 13-3; 5. Seth Brown, Coventry, RI dec. Greg Zaw, Sandwich, MA, 7-5
126 – Final: Troy Gassaway, Mt. Anthony, Vt. Dec. Bradley Beaulieu, Marshwood, ME, 1:42; 3. Timmy Kane, Fairfield Warde dec. Peter Delagallo, Gardiner, ME, 7-6; 3. Jeremy Fields, Danbury dec. Andrew Ellis, Arlington, MA, 3-2
132 – Final: Dylan Lafountain, Mt. Anthony, Vt. Dec. Cross Cannone, Trumbull, 3-2; 3. Jon Ryan, Dracut, MA dec. Nick Widmann, John Stark, NH, 11-1; 5. Josh Wesolows, Pentucket, MA dec. Thomas Wynosky, Montville, 10-8
138 – Final: Charles Kane, Fairfield Warde dec. Ryan Monteiro, Minnechaug, MA, 5-2; 3. Andrew Howard, Moses Brown RI dec. Jean Luc Lemieux, Londonderry, NH, 5-3; 5. James Leuci, Newtown dec. Chris Behen, Danvers, MA, 3-1
145 – Final: Ryan Peters, Timberlane NH dec. Daniel Ebert, Fairfield Warde, 4-3; 3. Keith Fernandes, Simsbury dec. Pat Ferzoco, Central Memorial, MA, 7-1; 5. Emmett LiCastri, Immaculate/Joel Barlow pin Ronan Ball, Nashoba, MA
152—Final: Luke Boyle, Triton, MA dec. Brandon Levesque, Bishop Guertin, NH, 2-1; 3. Joe Accousti, Newtown dec. Grayson Deluca, Woodstock Academy, 9-4; 5. Jake Stetson, Framingham, MA dec. Davey Goodall, Chelmsford, MA, 14-5
160 – Final: 1. Jonathan Viruet, Springfield Central dec. Max Odell, South Windsor, 7-6; 3. Stephan Nix, Newport, NH dec. Fran Gesel, White Mountains, NH, 11-5; 5. Jackson Howarth, Marshwood, ME dec. Joshua Nelson, Bristol Central, 6-2
170 – Final: Fritz Hoehn, North Andover, MA dec. Anthony Falbo, Newtown, 13-4; 3. Cody Hughes, Marshwood, ME dec. Ebed Jarrell, East Greenwich, RI, 5-2; 5. Richie Mills, Winnisquam, NH dec. Austin Caffrey, Killingly, 7-2
182 – Final: Juan Garcia, Danbury dec. Connor Humphries, East Longmeadow, MA, 3-1; 3. Matt Froio, Cohasset, MA pin Brian Lonergan, Timberlane, NH, 1:51; 5. Ian Steckel, Malden Catholic, MA dec. Dakota Carden, Branford, 15-6
195 – Final: Dylan Barreiro, Pinkerton, NH dec. Khamri Thomas, Suffield/Windsor Locks/East Granby, 3-1; 3. Jake O’Brien, Framingham, MA dec. Tyler Mattison, Mt. Anthony, Vt., 5-2; 5. Richard Bilodeau, Londonderry, NH dec. Dan Wensley, Wakefield, MA, 6-3
220 – Final: Ian Butterbrodt, St. John’s Prep, MA pin Jack Luciano, Mt. Anthony, VT. 1:49; 3. Michael Curtis, Wells, ME dec. Tylor Fenwick, Mt. Hope, RI, 8-5; 5. Nick Rose, Arlington, MA dec. Khaleed Exum-Strong, NFA, 9-8
285—Final: Owen Murray, Barnstable, MA dec. Josh Sokol, Hopkinton, MA, 5-1; 3. Austin Shrewsbury, Westfield, MA dec. Chidiebere Broderick, Xavier, 8-4; 5. Nick Day, Northampton, MA pin Damon Young, Mt. Anthony, Vt.
Outstanding wrestler: Fritz Hoehn, North Andover, MA (170)
Outstanding finals match: 152 pounds; Luke Boyle, Triton, MA dec. Brandon Levesque, Bishop Guertin, NH, 2-1
2015 State Open
At New Haven
Team scores: 1. Newtown 159; 2. Danbury 112½; 3. New Milford 110½; 4. Simsbury 100; 5. Fairfield Warde 98; 6. Trumbull 88; 7. Xavier 80; 8. Windham 65½; 9. Southington 57; 10. Montville 56; 11. New Fairfield 53½; 11. NFA 53½; 13. Foran 51; 14. Somers 45; 15. South Windsor 44; 16. Ledyard 42; 17. Killingly 41; 18. Branford 40; 18. Haddam-Killing 40; 20. Lyman/Windham 39; 20. Suffield/Windsor Locks/East Granby 39; 22. New London 38; 23. New Britain and Nonnewaug 33; 25. Berlin 32; 26. Immaculate/Joel Barlow 29; 27. Fairfield Ludlow 28; 28. Waterford 27; 29. Farmington, Ridgefield and Terryville 26; 32. Bristol Central 25½; 33. Hall 25; 34. Bethel 24½; 35. Avon and Morgan 24; 37. Daniel Hand 22½; 38. Newington 22; 39. Conard 20; 39. Platt Tech/West Haven and Woodstock Academy 20; 42. Portland 19½; 43. Middletown and Notre Dame-Fairfield 19; 45. Westhill 17½; 46. Platt High14½; 47. E.O. Smith, Harding and St. Bernard/Norwich Tech 13; 50. Manchester and Tolland 12; 52. Bristol Eastern and Granby 11; 54. New Haven and Wolcott Tech 10; 56. Glastonbury and Plainville 9; 58. Ellis Tech, Northwestern and Pomperaug 8; 61. Fitch Griswold, and Shelton 6; 64. East Lyme, Maloney, Seymour and Staples ,5; 68. East Catholic; East Hartford, Gilbert, New Canaan and Wilton 4; 73. Amity, Bacon Academy, Guilford and Weston 3; 77. Masuk 2; 78. Jonathan Law and Stratford 1; 80. Enfield, Fermi, Derby, St. Paul, Stamford, Norwalk, Canton, Greenwich, Wethersfield, Greenwich, Bolton, East Windsor 0
106: Final -- Zachary Murillo, Southington dec. Jakob Camacho, Danbury, 10-2; 3. Tristan Haviland, Trumbull dec. Alex Starr, Lyman/Windham, 6-1; 5. Robert Hartling, E.O. Smith dec. Gino Esposito, Foran, 2-1
113: Final -- Alec Opsal, New Fairfield dec. Matt Foster, NFA, 13-11; 3. Devon Schoenberger, South Windsor dec. Luca Crudo, Newtown, 3-1; 5. Patrick Moynihan, Xavier dec. Matthew Dowler, St.Bern/NorwTech, forfeit
120: Final -- Kyle Lindner, New Milford dec. Jacob Martin, Windham, 11-1; 3. Ryan Luth, Foran dec. Matthew Conte, Westhill, 4-2; 5. Joel Morth, Montville dec. Ryan Angers, Tolland, 7-2
126: Final -- Timmy Kane, Fairfield Warde dec. Jeremy Fields, Danbury, 1-0; 3. Alejandro Paulino, New London dec. Edward Lovely, Newtown, 7-2; 5. Sebastian Ruffino, Windham pin Chris Oyola, Platt
132: Final -- Cross Cannone, Trumbull pin Zachary Bylykbashi, Southington 2:55; 3. Thomas Wynosky, Montville dec. Colin Storm, Ridgefield, 2-0; 5. Elliott Wilion, Terryville dec. Justin Peterson, Danbury, injury default
138: Final -- Charles Kane, Fairfield Warde dec. Kieran Duggan, Nonnewaug, 5-1; 3. James Leuci, Newtown dec. Samuel Lindblom, Waterford, 7-1; 5. Bryan Rojas, New Milford dec. Mason Rambarose, Portland, 8-2
145: Final -- Keith Fernandes, Simsbury dec. Emmett LiCastri, Immaculate/Joel Barlow, 5-3, OT; 3. Daniel Ebert, Fairfield Warde pin Ashton Gyenizs, Daniel Hand 3:24; 5. Nicholas Temple, Branford pin Grayson Adler, Haddam-Killingworth
152: Final -- Joe Accousti, Newtown dec. Graysen Deluca, Woodstock Acad., 6-3; 3. Brett Leonard, New Milford dec. Chase Lind, Fairfield Ludlowe, 4-3; 5. Brendan Zotti, Newington dec. Tyler Burlinson, New Fairfield, 7-2
160: Final -- Max Odell, South Windsor dec. Jacob Parker Berry, Somers, 3-0; 3. Stephen Briganti, Trumbull dec. Joshua Nelson, Bristol Centra, 3-2; 5. Andrew D’Amico, New Fairfield dec. Connor Lemay, Newtown, 2-1
170: Final -- Anthony Falbo, Newtown pin Austin Caffrey, Killingly, 0:43; 3. Jeremy Eliades, Berlin dec. Seve Burgos, Xavier, 4-2; 5. Sean Penney, Simsbury dec. Joseph Ryan, Trumbull injury default
182: Final -- Juan Garcia, Danbury dec. Dakota Carden, Branford, 11-1; 3. Josh Graves, New Britain dec. Paul LaRosa, Haddam-Killingworth, 3-1; 5. Brendan MacIntyre, Bethel dec. Daniel Contino, Ledyard, 8-2
195: Final -- Khamri Thomas, Suff/WLocks/EGranby dec. Jacob Feldman, Simsbury, 6-5; 3. Adam Patsun, Somers pin Andy Hubina, Newtown, 1:32; 5. Connor Lemley, Killingly pin Denzel Phillips, New Milford
220: Final -- Khaleed Exum, Norwich Free dec. Daric Johnson, Ledyard, 5-2; 3. Seiji Arzuaga, Windham dec. Jordan Corrigan, Morgan, 3-1; 5. Ogadinma Ikani, Hall dec. Jared Willsey, Bethel, 4-3
285: Final -- Chidiebere Broderick, Xavier dec. Luke Edmondson, Foran, 14-3; 3. Gino Bonalumi, Avon dec. Hakim Fleming, N.D. Fairfield, 6-5, 3 OT; 5. Lukas Stone, Simsbury dec. Vincent Stevens, Farmington, 3-2
Outstanding wrestler: Anthony Falbo, Newtown (170)
New England Independent School
At Marion, Mass.
Team results -- 1. Phillips Exeter Academy 233, 2. Brooks School 180, 3. Belmont Hill School 153, 4. Tabor Academy 142½, 5. Northfield Mt. Hermon 117½, 6. Brunswick School 116½, 7. Greens Farms Academy 88½, 8. St. Paul`s School 83, 9. Middlesex School 76½, 10. Roxbury Latin School 67, 11. Avon Old Farms School and Chase Collegiate School 58, 13. Choate Rosemary Hall and Loomis Chaffee School 56, 15. Lexington Christian Academy 52, 16. Canterbury School, Deerfield Academy, Trinity Pawling School 45, 19. Hopkins School 33, 20. Williston Northampton School 30½, 21. Hotchkiss School 30, 22. Hyde School Maine 29½, 23. Noble and Greenough School 28, 24. Chapel Hill/Chauncy Hall School 26, 25. Pomfret School 24½, 26. Worcester Academy 24, 27. Portsmouth Abbey 22½, 28. Milton Academy and Thayer Academy 20, 30. St. Mark`s School 18, 31. Concord Academy 17 and Phillips Academy 17, 33. Lawrence Academy 16, 34. Taft School 13, 35. New York Military Academy 11, 36. Beaver Country Day School, Hamden Hall Country Day, Storm King School 9, 39. Cheshire Academy and Landmark School 6 ,41. Wilbraham & Monson Academy 5, 42. Governor`s Academy, Hyde School CT, Salisbury School 4, 45. Buckingham, Browne, & Nichols 3, 46. Marianapolis, Marvelwood and St. Sebastian`s School 0
106: Final -- Kevin Lyskawa dec. Zachary Lehan (Roxbury Latin School) 10-0; 3. Connor Meaney (Lexington Christian Academy) pin Brooks Hennessy (Brunswick School) 0:59; 5. Jackson Quinn (Brooks School) tech fall Takuma Makihara (St. Paul`s School) 170-2, 3:41; 7. Ian Mann (Loomis Chaffee School) pin Aryan Haghighat (Lawrence Academy) 2:27
113: Final -- Amir Daouk (Tabor Academy) tech fall Abhijay Bhatnagar (Phillips Exeter Academy), 17-0, 5:15; 3. Hans Forland (Greens Farms Academy) dec. Andrew Hennessy (Brunswick School) 4-2 OT; 5. Mujtaba Basij-Rasikh (St. Paul`s School) dec. Kevin Lee (Lexington Christian Academy) 10-9; 7. David Yeh (Noble and Greenough School) def. Kyle Douglas (Loomis Chaffee School) forfeit
120: Final -- Seth Israel (Belmont Hill School) dec. Michael Lipton (Choate Rosemary Hall) 6-4. OT; 3. Brent Samuels (Roxbury Latin School) dec. Stephen Guglielmo (Avon Old Farms School) 10-6; 5. Tom Caron (Brooks School) pin Matthew Szczygiel (Chase Collegiate School) 2:57; 7. Mykel Macedon (St. Mark`s School) dec. Lazlo Gendler (Hamden Hall Country Day) 8-4
126: Final -- Joseph Rossetti (Phillips Exeter Academy) dec. Drew Saccone (St. Paul`s School) 7-0; 3. David Crosby (Brooks School) dec. Brandon Caffrey (Pomfret School) 8-6 OT; 5. Sean Rayment (Belmont Hill School) pin Dylan Dalessio (Chase Collegiate School) 1:37; 7. Zachary Kaplan (Hopkins School) dec. Max Gonzalez (Avon Old Farms School) 5-2
132: Final -- Philip Conigliaro (Belmont Hill School) dec. Stephen Thibault (Avon Old Farms School) 5-0; 3. Josh Hemintakoon (Phillips Exeter Academy) dec. Everett Roach (Choate Rosemary Hall) 6-0; 5. Chris Weiss (Portsmouth Abbey) pin Peter Curtin (St. Paul`s School) 4:37; 7. Hayden Hall (Chase Collegiate School) pin Justin Kim (Northfield Mt. Hermon) 0:24
138: Final -- Peter Tedesco (Belmont Hill School) dec. John Errico (Brunswick School) 9-3; 3. John Anderson (Tabor Academy) dec. Traken Sutton (Loomis Chaffee School) 5-1; 5. Dan McDonald (Beaver Country Day School) dec. James McIntyre (Roxbury Latin School) 3-1; 7. Warren Barr (Trinity Pawling School) dec. Michael Lloyd (Williston Northampton School) 4-3
145: Final -- Aidan Conroy (Northfield Mt. Hermon) dec. Quinn Abrams (Phillips Exeter Academy) 3-2; 3. Jack Reilly (Tabor Academy) dec. Benjamin Holcomb (Greens Farms Academy) 6-0; 5. Ken Jordan (Canterbury School) dec. Gavin Fujimori (Middlesex School) 13-3; 7. Tyler Christopher (Belmont Hill School) pin Jason Calandra (Lexington Christian Academy) 0:39
152: Final -- AJ Pedro (Phillips Exeter Academy) pin Nicholas Konovalchik (Brooks School) 3:15; 3. Nolan Cornu (Tabor Academy) dec. Joe Praino (Chase Collegiate School) 8-3; 5. Seth Henriquez (Greens Farms Academy) pin Pasha Sonkin (Concord Academy) 0:55; 7. Francis Corvino (Lawrence Academy) dec. Colby Boudreau (Northfield Mt. Hermon) 4-1
160: Final -- Jake Deutschlander (Hyde School M) dec. Marcus Cross (Northfield Mt. Hermon) 17-7; 3. Stephen Cerrone (Phillips Exeter Academy) dec. Andrew Bolte (Brooks School) 5-2; 5. Jad Qaddourah (Greens Farms Academy) dec. Henry DeCamp (Deerfield Academy) 11-0; 7. Sean Sullivan (Taft School) pin 1:30
170: Final -- Jake Mario (Tabor Academy) dec. Nick Agee (Middlesex School) 10-4; 3. Griffin Thomas (Deerfield Academy) dec. Jude Simplice (Milton Academy) 3-1; 5. Christopher Cervizzi (Brooks School) dec. Lucas Bell (Brunswick School) 5-2; 7. Dean Demetri (Belmont Hill School) dec. Evan Kramich (Landmark School) 6-5
182: Final -- Joseph Gottfried (Northfield Mt. Hermon) dec. Brandon Cassamassima (Worcester Academy) forfeit; 3. William Ryan (Belmont Hill School) dec. Luke Roediger (Trinity Pawling School) forfeit; 5. Kelvin Borges (Phillips Exeter Academy) dec. Kyle Heitmiller (St. Paul`s School) 6-5; 7. Alex Russell (Brunswick School) def. Philip Rubin (Tabor Academy) medical forfeit
195: Final -- Jake Gottfried (Brooks School) dec. Jackson Wilson (Northfield Mt. Hermon) 6-5; 3. Sam Atkins (Williston Northampton School) dec. Kamsi Nwangwu (Hopkins School) 6-0; 5. George Morris (Middlesex School) def. Sebastian Dziadkiewicz (Tabor Academy) medical forfeit; 7. Nicholas Klinoff (Chapel Hill/Chauncy Hall School) dec. Edmond DeAngelis (Lexington Christian Academy) 1-0
220: Final -- Owen Rosenberger (Brooks School) dec. Trent Turner (Greens Farms Academy) 7-1; 3. Steve Zawada (Middlesex School) pin Harry Hogan (Thayer Academy) 0:36; 5. Tristan Kane (Canterbury School) pin William Baker (Phillips Exeter Academy) 3:25; 7. David Harrison (Loomis Chaffee School) dec. Hunter DuPont (Tabor Academy) medical forfeit
285: Final -- John Martisch (Hotchkiss School) pin Joe Fervil (Brunswick School) 4:42; 3. Jeff MacArthur (Phillips Exeter Academy) def. Martin Williams (Noble and Greenough School medical forfeit; 5. Nicolo Triolo (Chapel Hill/Chauncy Hall School) dec. Eric Wissemann (New York Military Academy) 10-5; 7. Robert Humphreys (Phillips Academy) dec. Will Collins (Brooks School) 1-0