The SWC wrestling championships took place at Pomperaug High on February 15. Results of the top six schools may be found in other coverage of the event on the site.
Bethel had a champion and four total place winners; Bunnell also had four place winners; Masuk had two — including a champ — Weston had three place winners; Stratford had three; and Notre Dame three — including a winner. See photos of several of these teams below.
Bethel's Morgan Haskett pinned Masuk's Colton Deleo to win the 195 title. Bethel's Jerry Hill was fourth at 106 and teammate Chas Parsell was fourth at 120.
Masuk's Austin Pompa took first in the 220 weight class with a 5-3 decision over Brookfield's Adam Frame.
Notre Dame's Sam Scauidone won the 285 title by pinning Barlow's Zach Raisky in 2:51. NS's Mark Delima was fourth in the 152 weight class. ND's Anthony Gomez was fourth at 160.
Weston's Breon Phifer was second in the 152 division, earning a pin fall win and regular decision victory before losing 5-2 to Barlow's Alex Klein-Wassink in the finals. Weston's Kieran McGuire was fourth in the 170 division. Weston's Daniel McGuire earned third at 220.
Bunnell's Nick Demanche came in second at 182, losing 3-1 to Newtown's Steven Vournazos after winning a pair of matches by pin fall to advance. Bunnell's Julian DeMatteo was third in the 145 division, earning a 6-0 decision over Bethel's Lucas Vieira. Bunnell's Ryan McLaughlin came in third at 126. Bunnell's Brandon Toscano earned third at 195 with a pin fall win against Stratford's Omarrion Parisse (who earned fourth).
Stratford's James Duhancik was third at 182 and teammate Joshua Kydes came in fourth in the 138 division.