Wrestling: Unbeaten Xavier still the favorite in the SCC

Xavier senior Chidi Broderick, left, shown here during last year's Class LL championship.
File photo

  Xavier has won the last three SCC tournaments that have been contested.  The event was cancelled in 2013 due to inclement weather. The unbeaten Falcons (13-0), ranked third in the latest state coaches poll compiled by the Norwich Bulletin, seem poised to defend that title on Feb. 14. But after graduating three Class LL […]

Norwich Bulletin Coaches Top 10 Wrestling Poll: Newtown voted No. 1

First-place votes in parentheses, followed by record, total votes and last week’s ranking. Votes tabulated on a 20-18-16-14-12-11-10-9-8-7 basis: Team…………………………Record    Points    Prv 1. Newtown (7)………………….9-1    212    2 2. Danbury (4)…………………..9-1    206    1 3. Xavier…………………………13-0    164    4 4. Fairfield Warde………………15-1    149    5 5. New Milford…………………..5-1    145    3 6. Trumbull……………………….9-2    116    6 7. Windham……………………..17-0    112    7 8. […]

Instagram Challenge: Sunday Spotlight

Wilbur Cross goes in for a dunk during a recent game against East Haven. Register file photo

Think you’re an athlete deserving of the spotlight? Think your whole team is? Let us know! Starting Monday, here at GameTimeCT we’ll be having a new weekly contest called, Sunday Spotlight where we’ll feature the best team or athlete from the week. Submit your athletic photos, team photos and what you accomplished via Instagram. Hit […]

Saturday’s New Haven County postponements

Saturday’s expected snowstorm has already wiped off most of the events being held on Saturday: BOYS BASKETBALL NVL Seymour at Sacred Heart, ppd., TBA Preps St. Luke’s at Hamden Hall, ppd., TBA Masters at Hopkins, ppd. to Friday, 6:30 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL Preps Rye (NY) at Hopkins, ppd. to Friday, 4:30 p.m. BOYS HOCKEY Glastonbury […]

Wrestling: Branford blitzes Guilford

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Branford's Nick Temple pinned Guilford's Drew Tischer in the third period of the 152-pound match. Branford beta Guilford 52-19 Wednesday night.

BRANFORD — In three of the last four winters, Branford couldn’t beat Guilford on the wrestling mat. But things changed dramatically Wednesday night as the Hornets captured 9 of 14 matches en route to a 54-19 Southern Connecticut Conference victory at the James MacVeigh Alumni Athletic Complex. “We wanted to show people we’re an up-and-coming […]

Wrestling: Terryville cruises past Nonnewaug

Terryville's Elliott Wilion is in control Nonnewaug's Edward Boisits in the 132-pound division of Tuesday's meet.
(Peter Wallace - Register Citizen)

TERRYVILLE >> Terryville thumped defending champion Nonnewaug 54-12 Wednesday night in a meet that sent out mixed signals about Berkshire League wrestling. “This is the premiere match in the league and we’ll probably have three forfeits,” said veteran Nonnewaug coach Dave Green before the meet began. Those three forfeits happened, as weights didn’t match up. […]

Saturday’s NH County Wrestling Roundup

DERBY 55, Seymour 21 106 Chris Oliwa (D) won by forfeit; 113 Jake Ferguson (D) dec Serrano (S) 10-0; 120 Searles (S) won by forfeit; 126 Ramos (S) won by forfeit; 132 Zach Cerreto (D) won by injury default Chatcavage (S); 138 Anthony Gonzalez (D)pinned Novack (S); 145 Ben Slowik (D) pinned Staffier (S); 152 […]

Wrestling: Undersized Edmondson a force for Foran

Foran wrestling captains (left to right) Pat Fitzgerald, Luke Edmondson, Ricky Kratzer

MILFORD >> It’s not often that 6 feet 2, 246 pounds is considered undersized. But that’s the case for Foran’s Luke Edmondson when he steps on the wrestling mat. Edmondson competes in the heavyweight division, and regularly yields 40 to 50 pounds to his opponent. “He’s wrestling in the only weight class where that really […]

Wrestling: Wolcott Tech slips past Oxford

Wolcott Tech's Adam Green pins Oxford's Jim Winger in the 160 pound match. (Marianne Killackey - Special to the Register Citizen)

TORRINGTON >> Wolcott Tech’s wrestling team edged Oxford 39-36 Wednesday night in a match featuring quality over quantity for both schools. Oxford (4-5), a Class S school, joined the NVL after years of domination by larger schools in the SouthWest Conference (SWC). The Wolverines have more luck finding similar-sized opponents in the NVL. Nevertheless, the […]

Tuesday’s NH County wrestling roundup: Foran improves to 13-1

Cheshire 48, Amity 30 (at Woodbridge) 106 Christian Chadwick (A) won by dec 12-0 over Nate Montoya (C); 113 Jake Cala (A) won by dec 15-0 over Sean Black(C); 120 Owen Brown (C) pinned Dave Ford(A) 1:00; 126 Nate Morrisey(A) won by dec over Dan Barile (C) 13-11; 132 Peter Early (C) won by forfeit; […]

Saturday’s wrestling roundup: Shelton shines at Masuk Duals

Wrestling Masuk Duals (At Monroe) Shelton 42, Masuk 36 285- Tobin (S) pin Anthony :23, 106- Duhaime (S) pin Gambino 2:32, 113- Fedorko (M) pin N Reyes 4:52, 120- Rosa (S) dec Richards 12-8, 132- Palin (M) pin Ercolani 3:49, 138- Palin (M) pin McGinnis 1:48, 145- Purulli (M) pin Lam 1:01, 152- Sloan (S) […]

Wrestling: No. 2 Warde remains undefeated with win over Ludlowe

Action from Fairfield Warde vs Ludlowe wrestling. Photo by Mary Albl

FAIRFIELD >> For the 10th straight season, the Fairfield Warde wrestling team defeated rival Ludlowe. Wednesday evening, the second ranked Mustangs beat the Falcons 58-18, extending their season record to 12-0. “We don’t lose to Ludlowe,” head coach Jason Shaughnessy said. “He’s got some good kids, they come from the youth program, they’re pretty tough […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County Wrestling Roundup

Branford 54, Law 21 160: O’Neil, Cameron (B) Dec OT Coury 9-7; 170: Travaglino (B) Pin Gonzales 5:40; 182: Cardenas (B) Pin German 1:55; 195: Krois (L) Pin Torres :42; 220: Zalewski (B) Pin Cortes 1:56; 285: Lim (B) Pin Opayemi 5:09; 106: Jaisi (B) Dec Anderson 4-0; 113: Pantini (B) Pin Francouer 1:03; 120: […]

Wrestling: No. 4 Fairfield Warde wins own invitational

The Fairfield Warde wrestling team. Courtesy photo

FAIRFIELD >> The Fairfield Warde wrestling team capped off a sensational week on Saturday by winning the 2015 Warde Invitational title. The fourth ranked Mustangs, who defeated No. 1 Newtown on Tuesday, scored 230.5 points to edge out second place Londonderry of New Hampshire. Simsbury finished in third place. Warde crowned four individual champions: Alex […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Kennedy boys basketball defeats Torrington

Behind a big performance from Dan Jarrett, Kennedy boys basketball got past Torrington 75-62. Jarrett scored a game-high 27 points. Both Jaivaun McKnight and Darryl Flowers scored 17 points in the victory. Torrington’s Stephen Dailey scored a team-high 15 points. David White added 13 points while Jason Vinisko scored 11. Wamogo 58, O’Brien Tech 33 […]

Monday’s wrestling roundup: Dakota Carden sets school record in leading Branford to its win over Cheshire

Branford 51,Cheshire 12 @Branford 195 Dakota Carden (B) pin Austin Ingarra, 2:23; 220 Alex Rasmus (B) dec. Chris Papa, 4-2; 285 Hyun Jin Lim (B) pin Zach Feinauer, :30; 106 Bijaya Jaisi (B) pin Nate Montoya, :43; 113 Noah Pantani (B) dec. Sean Black, 9-7; 120 Owen Brown (C) dec. David Caron, 6-5; 126 Daren […]

Wrestling: State coaches poll

WEEK 2 First-place votes in parentheses, followed by record, total votes and last week’s ranking. Votes tabulated on a 20-18-16-14-12-11-10-9-8-7 basis: Team                    Record    Points     Prv 1. Newtown (8)     2-0        246          2 2. Danbury (5)      2-0    […]