December 5, 2013

DelGallo, Sheehan win titles at New England wrestling meet

From staff reports

PROVIDENCE — Peter DelGallo, a Gardiner High freshman, and Connor Sheehan, a senior from Fryeburg Academy, captured championships Saturday at the 49th annual New England high school wrestling championships.

DelGallo won five straight matches, including a 3-2 decision over Joseph Rossetti of Glastonbury, Conn., in the final of the 106-pound class.

Sheehan, who went 4-0 in the double-elimination tournament, scored a 3-1 decision over Troy Gassaway of Mt. Anthony Union of Bennington, Vt., in the 113-pound final.

Jared Jensen, a Brunswick senior, reached the finals of the 170-pound division before losing a 9-1 decision to Elliot Antler of Xavier High School in Middletown, Conn.

DelGallo’s brother, Danny, had his bid for an unbeaten season spoiled in the 138-pound final. Mike Stewart of Dracut, Mass., scored a 4-3 decision over the Gardiner senior.

Cody Hughes of Marshwood went 4-1 and finished third at 152 pounds, and Colin Sevigney of Wells placed fourth in the 126-pound class.

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