Champions: Tiger Wrestling Earns Western New England Title

On Saturday, February 12, the Suffield Academy wrestling team earned the 2011 Western New England Independent School Wrestling Association Championship. This is the first league title for Suffield in 28 years. The end of the season league tournament served as the qualifier for the New England Tournament this coming weekend. The victory was an all-aroudn team effort. The Tigers placed ten wrestlers in the top four, more than any of the other twenty participating schools. Four Tigers earned individual championships: Drew Mahoney ’14, Elliot Frank ‘11, Andrew Jacobs ’12, and Tyler Pinkham ’14.

Final team results:

112  Drew Mahoney (1st)       
125  Will Evangelakos (2nd)           
130  Jet Jaturavith (2nd)               
135  Patrick Tolosky (3rd)             
140  Sam Waters (3rd)                  
145  Elliot Frank (1st)                  
152  Andrew Jacobs (1st)              
160  Tyler Pinkham (1st)             
215  Josh Galant (4th)                  
285  Justin Robinson-Howe (2nd)  

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