Sports Roundup: Bajjo's first win of season leads Berlin wrestling to victory over New Britain

Published on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 22:12
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BERLIN - The Berlin wrestling team faced off with New Britain on Wednesday night and was able to come away with the win. Senior Tyler Bajjo picked up his first win of the season and it was a huge one as it led the Redcoats to the 40-27 victory, their 11th of the season.

Bajjo pinned Giovanni Rodriguez in the 182 pound match. Among the other winners for Berlin were Nick Arborio, Dan Veleas and Josh Veleas.

For New Britain the winners were Raul Mateo, Brad Dennaris, Dom Levesque, Isaiah Medina and Marquis Haythe.

Platt 64, Plainville 12: The Plainville wrestling team is so undermanned at this point that it lost the match before it even showed up. The Blue Devils forfeited 42 points to Platt and picked up its ninth loss of the season. Sebby Soli, Dom Pedrolini and Mason Sarra were the only Plainville wrestlers to win.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Two Rivers 65, Innovation 51: The Innoation boys basketball team dropped its game to Two Rivers, its 10th loss of the season. In the losing effort Armoni Alonso had 16 points while Leonard Okonya added 13 points of his own. Two Rivers’ Nashon Williamson had a game-high 22 points in the contest.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Southington 51, Tolland 48: The Southington girls basketball team is at .500 again with its close win over Tolland. The Blue Knights entered the fourth quarter down by eight points but scored 21 in the frame for the comeback victory.

Maggie Meehan led the way for Southington with 14 points while Brianna Harris added 11 of her own in a very balanced scoring attack.

Bristol 106, Plainville 74: It was a tough meet for the Blue Devils. Down three of its state swimmers, Plainville had to rely on its younger group.

“We had a lot of young swimmers step up and get some quality time to score some points for us,” Blue Devils head coach Chris Zagorksi. “If we were at full strength, I think it would have been a bit more competitive, but the young swimmers gained some experience.”

Isaiah Bandle won the 200 and 500 freestyles, while Bryan Buckley won his sixth consecutive diving competition and Graham Eyres finished first in 100 breaststroke. Kyle Sullivan, Chris St. Larewnce and Hunter Applewhite also swam well for Plainville.



Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin, Goodwin Tech, Innovation, New Britain, Plainville, Southington on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 22:12. Updated: Wednesday, 25 January 2017 22:14.