State Open: Law's McCourt, Foran's Bannon advance to semifinals

Jonathan Law’s Shayne McCourt and Foran High’s Nolan Bannon posted victories in the State Open wrestling quarterfinal round in New Haven on Friday night.

McCourt, the fifth seed at 152 pounds, got the takedown and pin call only 48 seconds into his match with No. 4 seed Noah Zuckerman from Fairfield Warde.

A senior, McCourt will meet No. 9 seed Ryan Powers from Lyman Memorial/Windham Tech in today’s championship semifinal round that gets under way at 12:15 at the Floyd Little Athletic Center.

Bannon, seeded third at 195 pounds, defeated Danbury’s 6th-seeded Montez Osbey, 2-1, to advance.

He will wrestle No. 2 seed Johnny Fulco from Griswold.

The finals are scheduled for 4:30.