Jan 222018

Justin Griffin, Head Coach Ryan Roddy, Matt Rothman and; Aiden Hebert.
                              (Photo by Dorothy Seaton)

On Saturday, January 20 the Amity High School wrestling team placed 5th out of 20 teams at a tough 37th Annual New Milford Tournament while landing three wrestlers in the finals.

Senior Captain Matt Rothman (152 lbs.) and Junior Justin Griffin (285 lbs.) captured individual titles while Sophomore Aiden Hebert (120 lbs.) placed second.

Also helping the team to their 5th place finish was Senior Captain Sam Keylock (160 lbs.) who placed 4th. This was the best finish ever for the Amity wrestling team at the New Milford Tournament.

Head Coach Ryan Roddy said, “The entire team wrestled tough and all contributed to their 89 team points while this young team got some great wrestling experience against tough competition.”

Amity wrestling will be back in action on Tuesday, January 23 at 6:30 p.m. to take on Branford at Branford High School in an SCC B division match up with Amity looking to remain undefeated in the conference.

— Written by Chris Chadwick

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