The Berlin wrestling team took a major step forward Wednesday night in defeating Bristol Central. Last year BC defeated Berlin 57-15. Berlin's record is now 12-5 with most of the losses to teams that have spent time in the top 10.
The match started at 128 lbs.
128 lbs. Jeremy Eliades B pinned Kadeem Richards BC 2:39
140 lbs. Kevin Perruccio B dec. Jordan Nadini BC 9-5
147 lbs. Jake Eliades B Tech Fall over Harrison Patten BC 15-0
154 lbs. Rick Mullins B pinned Jordan Pellitier BC 3:34
160 lbs. Glenn Pierce BC pinned Jared Zima B 3:10
172 lbs. Ian Gonzales bC won by Inj. default over Jordan Zima B
184 lbs. Gino Rafaniello BC pinned Devon Rielly B 1:47
195 lbs. Cy Mactosh BC won by FFt
222 lbs. Bill Conticello B pinned Cody Mcquarrie BC 2:17
287 lbs. Mike Burek B pinned Jordan Mesenger BC :53
108 lbs. Riley Greider B pinned Joe Cherwinsky BC 3:22
115 lbs. Breck Conlon BC pinned Emily Thibeault B :35
122 lbs. Ethan Greider B pinned Josh Ganavage BC 3:20
Key victories were turned in by Bill Conticello who bumped up to 222 lbs. to earn a pin for the Redcoats. Mike Burek continues to impress with his victory. He now has a record of 13-3. Jeremy Eilades was impressive in his first match down at 128 as was Ethan Greider who was down at 122 for the first time this year.
Kevin Perruccio earned two last period takedowns to earn a hard fought victory at 140 lbs. Jake Eliades and Rick Mullins continue to compete at a very high level. Jake is now 14-1 while Rick is now 19-1. Riley Greider continues to ride a hot streak of 6 straight victories in a row.
The Redcoats are in action this Saturday as they host the Art Powers Duals. Teams competing are Trumbull, Terryville- Coached by BHS Alumni Peter Veleas, RHAM- Joe Cleary, an alumni is an asst. coach at RHAM, Waterford and Lyman Memorial.
Wrestling will start at 10 am.