Six Eagle wrestlers qualify for State Open

Trumbull High placed six wrestlers at the Class LL Tournament it hosted on Saturday, as coach Niko Filippakis’ Eagles finished fifth. All THS grapplers will compete at next weekend’s State Open Championship in New Haven.

Cross Cannone took second at 126 pounds, Kevin Cecio was third at 132 pounds and Steve Briganti was second at 152 pounds.

Joey Ryan took fourth at 160 pounds, Connor Sollenberger was second at 195 pounds and Andrew Marino was third at 220 pounds.

Cecio earned the Fastest Fall Award with four pins in 9:41.

Newtown High won the team title, followed by Xavier of Middletown and Danbury High.

See the next edition of the Times for compete coverage of the state meet.