Gaels third at tourney

The Shelton High wrestling team placed third at the Valley of Champions Tournament at Oxford High on Saturday.

Foran of Milford (205.5) won the title, followed by Derby High (179.5) and Shelton (173.5).

The Gaels’ Kyle McGinnis won the 113-pound title with a pin of Darien High’s David Ziga at 2:59.

Liam Cummings was the 160-pound champion, after he decisioned Foran High’s Beau Garcia 7-0.

Scott Plucenik was second at 120 pounds, where he lost by 1:34 fall to New Canaan’s Frank Hogan.

Mike Chernesky lost via 3:02 fall to Foran High’s C.J. Luth in the 138-pound final.

Will Dimeo at 195 pounds lost to Oxford High’s Andy Temple by 12-2 major decision in the title bout.