Wrestling: Grapplers honored at banquet

The Shelton High wrestling team recently held their Awards Banquet at the Stone Barn in Monroe.

The Gaels finished up a successful campaign, going 22-5 on the season to tie the team record for most wins.

Shelton boasted three Southern Connecticut Conference champions (Chandler Duhaime, junior, 113, Dan Persson, senior, 182 and Nico Distassio, senior, 120).

Alex Ercolani and Delonne Sloan were recognized as SCC All-Academic. Five wrestlers placed in the Class LL tournament (Duhaime, Persson, Distassio, Ray Weiner, freshman, 195 and Kyle McGinnis, senior, 145) and represented the Gaels in the State Open, where Persson medaled by placing sixth.