Wrestling: Travis Longo, Matt Ryan place at New Englands

Trumbull High’s Travis Longo placed fifth and Matt Ryan was sixth at the New England Championships. 

Longo, a senior wrestling in the 113-pound weight class, posted victories of 7-0, 7-1 and 16-0 technical fall to get to the semifinals. 

Eventual champion Hunter Adrian from Melrose sent Longo to wrestle backs with an 8-0 victory. 

Longo took fifth with a 10-0 major decision victory. 

Ryan wrestled at 138 pounds, and the senior dominated with wins of 5-0, 16-1 technical fall and 8-2. 

In the semifinals, Ryan lost a 1-0 decision to Justin Mastroianni from New Canaan, who placed second to unbeaten Sean Johnson from Ellis Tech. 

In consolations, Shamar Schand from Manchester defeated Ryan 7-3 in the bout for fifth place. 

In the 182-pound class, Joe Palmieri split his four matches. 

A senior, Palmieri advanced with a 15-1 win by major decision and then lost to sixth-place finisher Sterling McLaughlin from Pinkerton Academy, 9-2. 

Palmieri won his first consolation bout 9-5.  

Tied 8-8 in the next round, he lost by fall to Nonnwaug’s Jack Cronin.