No. 6 Foran wrestling team defeats Daniel Hand

Foran defeated Daniel Hand in an SCC wrestling match on Thursday.

Coach Dave Esposito’s Lions, ranked No. 6 in the Connecticut Wrestling Online’s top 10 high school wrestling poll, improved to 8-0.

Mason Hallstrom (113 pounds), Antonio Madero (120), Kyle Pokornowski (145), Joseph Cichowski (195), Barry Held (220), and Jason Cruz (heavyweight) posted wins by fall.

Craig Mager won a 14-6 decision at 132 and James Taylor won 3-1 at 160.

Hand’s Charles Wahl (126 pounds), Cameron Chieppo (152), John Portley (170), and Charlie Keough (182) earned pins.

Foran 48, Hand 27

113: Mason Hallstrom (Foran) pinned Chris Glaser (Daniel Hand), 0:10; 120: Antonio Madero (Foran) pinned Avery Vargas-Estevez (Daniel Hand), 0:19; 126: Charles Wahl (Daniel Hand) pinned Bennett Lane(Foran), 0:25; 132: Craig Mager (Foran) DEC Larkin Pantano (Daniel Hand), 14-6; 138: Gavin Wagner Madison, CT (Daniel Hand) DEC James Palermo Milford, CT (Foran), 4-3; 145: Kyle Pokornowski (Foran) pinned Bryan Drews (Daniel Hand), 1:22; 152: Cameron Chieppo (Daniel Hand) pinned Oliver Ardrey (Foran), 2:36; 160: James Taylor (Foran) DEC Kyle Catalano (Daniel Hand), 3-1; 170: John Portley (Daniel Hand) pinned Enrique Elashari (Foran), 0:52; 182: Charlie Keogh (Daniel Hand) pinned Nicholas Cefaloni (Foran), 1:28; 195: Joseph Cichowski (Foran) pinned Morris Selmani (Daniel Hand), 0:49; 220: Barry Held (Foran) pinned Nicholas Pompilli (Daniel Hand), 0:20; 285: Jason Cruz (Foran) pinned Carlos Santos (Daniel Hand), 1:20