Thompson pins foe in record time

Mac Thompson tied a state record with a seven-second pin in his 182-bout, and the Shelton High wrestling team defeated Staples of Westport, 65-18, on Saturday.

Kyle McGinnis (1:35 at 120 pounds), Nick Pogascas (1:49 at 152) and Juan Carlos Barranco (1:05 at 170) joined Thompson in winning by fall.

Mike Chernesky won by 16-0 technical fall .

Shelton also defeated Norwich Free Academy, 37-35, and Fairfield Prep, 44-28.