Shelton places five wrestlers in Class LL

Shelton High placed five wrestlers at the Class LL Tournament in Trumbull on Saturday.

Nico DiStassio, Kyle McGinnis, Nick Pogascus, Liam Cummings and Alex Merdinger will compete for coach Bill Maloney, whose team placed seventh in LL, at the State Open Championship in New Haven next weekend.

DiStassio finished fifth at 113 pounds, McGinnis was fifth at 120 pounds and Pogascus took third at 145 pounds.

Cummings was fifth at 170 pounds and Merdinger placed sixth at 195 pounds.

Newtown High won the team title, followed by Xavier of Middletown and Danbury High.

See the next edition of the Herald for complete coverage of the state meet.