Brunswick’s wrestling team topped crosstown foe Greenwich High School on Monday, 45-19. The Bruins won 10 of 14 matches on the day, coming back from an early 12-0 deficit. With the win, Brunswick (16-1) wraps up the regular season and will now prepare for the WNEISWA championships on Saturday, February 11, at Salisbury.
Trailing 12-0 after two pins by Greenwich to start the match, the Bruins rallied to win 10 of the final 12 events, in two bursts of five-win runs, outscoring Greenwich 45-7 over that 12-match span. In the all-time series, Brunswick holds a slight 8-7 edge over the Cardinals, winning three-straight "Town Crowns" dating back to 2015.
During the opening five-match run of wins, Andrew Hennessy got the Bruins on the board with a commanding 17-0 technical-fall win at 126 pounds, giving the visitors five team points. Andrew’s brother, Brooks Hennessey (132 lbs.), added a four-point major decision win, as Harry Fett (138 lbs.) and Emmett Bell (145 lbs.) earned six-point pin victories. John DeLucia (152 lbs.) capped the run with a hard-fought 8-6 win to give the Bruins their 24-12 lead.
Following a four-point major decision win at 160 pounds for the Cardinals, the Bruins rattled off their second five-match winning streak to take a commanding 45-16 lead with one match left on the docket.
Tim Saunders (170 lbs.) and Aiden Reynolds (182 lbs.) opened the run by collecting three team points apiece. Lachlan Rosato’s overtime win at 220 was bookended by a pair of pins from Jack Ocken (195 lbs.) and Antonio Rogliano (HWT).
Greenwich won the last match of the day, capping the scoring at 45-19 in favor of the Bruins.