Enzo Vera’s victory in his 106-pound matched clinched Brunswick School’s hard-fought 39-30 win over visiting Iona Prep in a wrestling match held on Wednesday.
The Bruins held a 33-30 edge and Vera’s pinfall victory in 44 seconds against sealed the win.
After an opening match pin by Brunswick’s Kyle Pagnani in a 113-pound match, Iona Prep reeled off four straight wins to take a 16-6 lead over the Bruins.
Luca Errico added a quick-pin win (14 seconds), while teammate Will Donovan (152) won by technical fall, giving the Bruins 17-16 lead over the visitors New Rochelle, N.Y.
Four matches later, the score was tied at 27-27. Each team registered a pinfall victories, while Brunswick added a four-point major decision win and Iona Prep notched a five-point technical fall triumph.
With three matches remaining, Brunswick’s Clayton Ostrover pinned Capri Martin in 1:28, making it 33-27.
Also for the Bruins, Nadji Ngbokoli (170) won by major decision against Logan Zaino, 9-1, while Alex Burdick (182) pinned Justin Yuan in 56 seconds. Up next for the Bruins (5-1) is the Battle of the Bay competition at Tabor Academy on Saturday. They will then compete in the Michael O’Connell Tournament in Pearl River, N.Y., on Dec. 28.
GREENWICH HIGH GIRLS HOCKEY
The Cardinals raised their record to 3-1 with a 4-0 road win against Ridgefield in an FCIAC matchup held on Wednesday.
Greenwich took the lead for good when Lexi Danielson scored off an assist from Katie Piotrzkowski at the 2:21 mark of the second period.
Leading 1-0 after two periods, the Cardinals tallied three times in the third period. Piotrzkowski’s unassisted goal gave GHS a 2-0 lead with 13:30 remaining in the final period. Danielson’s second goal came with 9:54 to go in the third period, making it 3-0. Caroline Lawrence and Emma Wingrove each assisted on the goal.
Wingrove scored the game’s final goal with 8:07 left to play in the third period, putting the Cards in front, 4-0. Danielson had the assist on the goal.
Jessica Ware earned the shutout win in goal for Greenwich, making 16 saves. Kendall Mountain made 30 saves for the Tigers.
SACRED HEART SQUASH
Sacred Heart swept visiting St. Luke’s School, 7-0, in an FAA match held on Wednesday. Caroline Fouts was victorious at the No. 1 spot for Sacred Heart, defeating Caroline Pellegrino, 11-8, 11-6, 11-5.
Katie Keller won her match at No. 2 for the Tigers, posting an 11-1, 11-3, 11-2 win. Erin O’Connor was an 11-1, 11-1, 11-1 winner at the third spot, while Annie O’Connor took a 3-0 decision at No. 4 (11-0, 11-1, 11-1).
Sabrina Schwarz (11-1, 11-1, 11-3), Madeline Schwarz (11-0, 11-2, 11-0) and Claudia El-Masry (11-0, 11-0, 11-1) each swept their foes at the fifth to seventh spots for Sacred Heart.
Fairfield Warde recorded a 69-9 victory over host Greenwich in the season-opening match for both teams on Wednesday.
The Cardinals’ victories came from Carlos DeWinter in the 120-pound match. DeWinter pinned his Warde foe in 10 seconds. Andrew Febles of Greenwich won by a 12-9 decision in his 160-pound match against Ethan Sanchez.
Jack Dean (106), Connor Breheny (113), Dylan Cruvivel (126), Nate Cuoco (132), Will Ebert (145), Cole Shaughnessy (160), Sean Rodriguez (170), Hunter Rasmussen (182), John Summers (195), Griffin Gallati (220) and Alex Nardone (285) each registered pinfall victories for Warde (1-0).
Greenwich will compete in the Guilford Invitational on Saturday, then will take part in the Trumbull Duals on Dec. 28.