Denzel Phillips defeated Jordi Proskinitopoulos of Fairfield Warde 10-5 to not only win the 195-pound class but also help New Milford win its third straight team title and fourth in the last five years in the meet held at Bristol Central.
Timmy Kane won the 126-pound class and Charles Kane captured the 138 class to help Warde place second with 228.5 points. New Milford finished with 264 points. Jayden Rodriguez of Middletown lost in the 182 final, but was able to help the Blue Devils finish third (137).
Ben Onofrio took home the only state title for Hand (eighth place overall) by decisioning Stefan Ceconi of New Milford 8-2 at 170.
(at Bristol Central)
Team results: 1. New Milford 264.0; 2. Fairfield Warde 228.5; 3. Middletown 137.0; 4. Fairfield Ludlowe 129.0; 5. Bristol Eastern 109.5; 6. Pomperaug 107.5; 7. South Windsor 105.5; 8. Daniel Hand 104.5; 9. Hall 101.0; 10. Farmington 96.5; 11. Conard 90.5; 12. Bristol Central 88.5; 13. Platt 74.0; 14. Fitch 69.0; 15. Newington 68.5; 16. Immaculate/JoelBarlow 66.0; 17. Harding 61.0; 18. E.O.Smith 50.5; 19. Maloney 47.0; 20. Masuk 43.0; 21. Wethersfield 34.0; 22. Wilton 32.0; 23. New Canaan 17.0; 24. RHAM 15.0; 25. Windsor 14.0; 26. Darien 7.0
106: Championship: Robert Hartling, E.O.Smith def. Jarod Kosman, Fitch, Inj. 6:00; 3rd: Colin Lindner, New Milford def. Nicholas Rende, Wilton, Dec 3-2; 5th: Christopher Trelli, Bristol Central def. Martino Pusz, Middletown, Dec 8-2
113: Championship: Devon Schoenberger, South Windsor def. Demetre Carnot, Maloney, Md 11-1; 3rd: Melquisedec Ortiz, New Milford def. Alex Steele, Fairfield Warde, Dec 7-0; 5th: Connor Sakmar, Daniel Hand def. John Grasis, Middletown, Dec 1-0
120: Championship: Kyle Lindner, New Milford def. George Wales, Fairfield Ludlowe, Md 16-4; 3rd: Joseph Briganti, Newington def. Joseph Miano, Farmington, Fall 2:00; 5th: Jack Price, Fairfield Warde def. Kyle Sheehan, Pomperaug, Dec 4-2
126: Championship: Timmy Kane, Fairfield Warde def. Joshua Wilson, Bristol Eastern, Fall 1:22; 3rd: Charles Schultz, New Milford def. Christian Clarke, Pomperaug, Md 11-2; 5th: Chris Oyola, Platt def. Ryan Dopp, Farmington, Md 8-0
132: Championship: Edward Bello, Conard def. Mathew Pangle, Pomperaug, Dec 6-3; 3rd: Christopher Schultz, New Milford def. Aaron Beinstein, Fairfield Warde, Dec 4-2; 5th: Jeremy Meccariello, Bristol Eastern def. Liam Sullivan, Daniel Hand, Forfeit
138: Championship: Charles Kane, Fairfield Warde def. Bryan Rojas, New Milford, Dec 6-0; 3rd: Jordan Baker, Middletown def. Bobby Clark, Fairfield Ludlowe, Injury default, 4:07; 5th: Dylan Palin, Masuk def. Ryan Schroder, South Windsor, Dec 7-3
145: Championship: Emmett Licastri, Immaculate/Joelbarlow def. Daniel Ebert, Fairfield Warde, Md 14-6; 3rd: Ashton Gyenizs, Daniel Hand def. Zachary Arnold, New Milford, Dec 6-0; 5th: Zachary Thompson, Bristol Eastern def. Alan Mashkovich, Farmington, Dec 4-1
152: Championship: Chase Lind, Fairfield Ludlowe def. Brett Leonard, New Milford, Dec 3-0; 3rd: Anthony Ryan, Pomperaug def. Brendan Zotti, Newington, Tb-1 4-3; 5th: Christopher Shimwell, Wethersfield def. Jozef Hermann, Bristol Eastern, Dec 6-4
160: Championship: Max Odell, South Windsor def. Billy Goff, Fitch, Md 13-0; 3rd: Joshua Nelson, Bristol Central def. Bernard Figuera-Velez, Platt, Dec 12-5; 5th: Quinn Gadski, Pomperaug def. Joshua Cherny, Hall, Md 11-3
170: Championship: Benjamin Onofrio, Hand def. Stefan Ceconi, New Milford, Dec 8-2; 3rd: Lee Stenild-Johanson, Fairfield Ludlowe def. Zachary Marquis, Bristol Eastern, Dec 11-7; 5th: Cameron Resnisky, Middletown def. Elias Papadimitriou, Immaculate/Joelbarlow, Dec 1-0
182: Championship: Xavier Bass, Harding def. Jayden Rodriguez, Middletown, Fall 3:39; 3rd: Aaron Addotey, Fairfield Warde def. Turner Ellis, New Milford, Dec 6-4; 5th: Alper Ozdemir, Hall def. Will Arliss, New Canaan, Dec 8-4
195: Championship: Denzel Phillips, New Milford def. Jordi Proskinitopoulos, Fairfield Warde, Dec 10-5
3rd: Jordan Baggiero, Platt def. Andre Hristu, Immaculate/Joelbarlow, Dec 9-8; 5th: Jeff Fuller, Farmington def. Trent Evans, Fitch, Dec 3-0
220: Championship: Ogadinma Ikani, Hall def. Noah Cruz, Bristol Central, Fall 1:42; 3rd: Timothy Fisher, Conard def. John Ocana, Fairfield Warde, Dec 3-2; 5th: Jordan Yap, Middletown def. John Bernado, Platt, Dec 3-2
285: Championship: Vincent Stevens, Farmington def. Tajay Murdock, Hall, Fall 2:40; 3rd: Joshua Henry, Conard def. Stephon O’grinc, Harding, Fall 1:34; 5th: Tyler Mazut, Fairfield Warde def. Billy Stapleton, Fairfield Ludlowe, Tb-1 2-1