Matt Ryan

Xavier Pair Help Falcons Finish Second In LL Wrestling Championship

It was a sweet repeat for Xavier High's Patrick Moynihan and Ryan Devivo at the Class LL wrestling championship Saturday night at Trumbull High School.

Moynihan (132) and Devivo (160) moved up a weight class, but still won their second straight LL titles to help the Falcons finish second overall (191 points) behind defending champion Danbury (272.5).

"It's satisfying. They worked hard," Xavier coach Mike Cunningham said about his two winners. "Danbury pulled away quite easily … but I think it was a good effort."

Southington's Austin Abacherli, a senior and top seed like Moynihan, went out a winner, beating Newtown's Alexander Stavola 3-2 for his first...

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