Foran's Michael Ross wins War at Shore wrestling title
Michael Ross out of Foran High, competing for Team Tugman, won the Atlantic Coast Wrestling War at the Shore title in the 142-pound weight division over the Easter weekend at the Wildwoods Convention Center in Wildwood, N.J.
Ross defeated Eddie Hay from Dark Knights (Pa.) by a score of 6-0 in his title match. A junior, Ross swept his way to the semifinals with wins by 15-0 technical fall in 3:03, a 4-2 overtime decision, and an 11-0 major decision. He won a 3-1 decision to earn a spot in the final.
Ross and Hakim Fleming from Notre Dame of Fairfield were the only Connecticut champions. Fleming won the heavyweight title. He defeated Tyler Steffa from Lanape (N.J.) by a score of 3-1 in the final. A senior, Fleming advanced to the finals with 3-0 and 5-0 decisions.