Foran wins two matches

The Foran High wrestling team defeated Wolcott Tech from Torrington and New London, and lost to host Ellis Tech, in Danielson on Saturday.

Coach Dave Esposito’s Lions are 15-2 on the season.

Foran opened the day with a 57-22 victory over Wolcott Tech. The Lions won 4-of-7 matches on the mat.

Patrick Fitzgerald pinned in 56 seconds at 145 pounds, Noah Hubler won a 7-5 decision at 160, Ricky Kratzer pinned in 4:27 at 170 and Ryan Luth pinned in 19 seconds at 120.

Ellis Tech took the next match, 43-30, winning the first three bouts to take a 15-0 lead.

Hubler and Kratzer followed with pins before Ellis Tech won four straight, including a forfeit.

Luke Edmondson pinned in 1:40 in the heavyweight division, Will Mauro won by 32-second fall at 106, and Gino Esposito pinned in 3:55 at 113.

Ellis Tech won the next three matches, one via forfeit.

Foran was awarded three six-point forfeits, and gave up one, in winning 44-36 versus New London.

Fitzgerald (9-5 decision), Zachary Cardellichio (3:54 pin at 220), Edmondson (1:27 pin), Gino Esposito (1:57 pin) and Luth (1:50 pin) earned victories.