WRESTLING 2017-18: Team-by-team area capsules

WRESTLING 2017-18: Team-by-team area capsules

Record-Journal

PLATT

■Coach: Bryan McCarty (27th year, 435-275-3).■Last Year: 24-5, 4-2 CCC South (3rd place); 4th Class M (158 pts.); 23rd State Open (36.5 pts.).■Key Losses: Mannash Carlson, Nick Martone, Isaiah Ronda.■Returning Placewinners: James Rondini (4th place Class M, 30-14 at 106 pounds), Victor Torres (5th, 31-12 at 113), Jeremy Polanco (5th, 28-12 at 120), Zavion Arroyo (6th, 24-13 at 152), Ben Stratton (2nd, 36-6 at 160).■Varsity Roster: Seniors - Ben Stratton (capt., 182), Victor Torres (capt., 113/120 pounds), Zavian Arroyo (capt., 170), Jeremy Polanco (capt., 120/126), Alex Fagundo (120/126), Anthony Melendez (126/132), Jalen Rojas (132/138), Rasec Rodriguez (132/138). Luis Santibanez (132/138), Damian Morris (138/145), Dante Morris (145/152), Brian Flores (170), James Burrus (195), Cesar Flores (220). Juniors – Peyton Thiel (126/132), Mahmoud Hassan (160), Ryan Greene (195), Nick Fernandez (285), Jacob Palmer (285). Sophomores – JamesRondini (106/113), Isaiah Ross (113/120), Antonio Alfano (138/145), Andrew McCarty (138/145), Cristian Calero (160), Luke Fuerstenburg (285), Markeno Morris. Freshmen – Tristyn D’Aniello, Paul Abreu, Devin Nieves, Evan Oquendo.■Of Note: Stratton, Rondini, Burrus (26-5) and Arroyo (24-13) were All-CCC South last year. Stratton, Rondini, Arroyo, Polanco and Torres competed in the State Open. 

MALONEY

■Coach: Eric Bergeron  (2nd year).

■Last Year: 3-17, 0-6 CCC South (7th place); 19th Class L (58 pts.), tied 48th State Open (12).■Key Losses: none.■Returning Placewinners: Demetre Carnot (1st place Class L, 34-6 at 132 pounds).■Varsity Roster: Seniors – Demetre Carnot (capt., 138/132 pounds), Markeese Thompson (capt., 160), Marcos Ortiz (126), Tanner Raymond (145), Jocelynn Rodriguez (106), Tyler Ware (220). Juniors – Julian Davis (152), Gustavo Martinez (138/145), Jayden Robles (120), Nikolas DeBaise (182). Sophomore – Kody Talento (145). Freshmen – Luis Arroyo (132), Anthony LaFogg (138), Robert Plumberg (145), Eric Pulaski (138), Gehad Saleh (120), Matthew Torres (195).■Of Note: All-Stater Carnot enters the season with a career record of 110-18. He took 5th at the Open and went 2-2 at New Englands. 

SOUTHINGTON 

■Coach: Derek Dion (15th year).■Last Year: 15-1, 6-0 CCC West (1st place); 4th Class LL (179.5 pts.); 4th State Open (85.5); tied for 11th New England (43).■Key Losses: Austin Abacherli, Julian Robles, Richard Rivera, Kyle Solomon.■Returning Placewinners: Jacob Cardozo (4th place Class LL, 28-14 at 113 pounds), Shaun Wagner (4th, 33-8 at 132), Tagan Welch (3rd, 27-13 at 138), Paul Calo (2nd, 39-4 at 160), Jimmy Starr (6th, 23-10 at 285).■Varsity Roster: Seniors – Cole Brock (195 pounds), Tim Budnik (160), Sebastian Lombardo (195), Jake Munson (220), Jimmy Starr (285), Shaun Wagner (138), Jacob Weed (170), Tagan Welch (145). Juniors – Jason Brault (132), Paul Calo (170), Jake Cardozo (126), Caleb Chesanow (182), Derek Guida (152), Devin Lord (120), Nicholas Mangene (138), Paul Truncali (182), Luca Veneziano (182). Sophomores – Caleb Brick (113), Billy Carr (160/170), Andrew Kudla (106), Jacob Vecchio (285), Josh Vitti (152). Freshmen – Jackson Cardozo (106), Emmett Vitti (106), Dawson Welch (120).

 


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