Foran wins three consecutive bouts to defeat Amity

Phillip Boyles pinned his foe in the second period at 195 pounds.

Phillip Boyles pinned his foe in the second period at 195 pounds.

David G Whitham / For Hearst Connecticut Media

Foran High needed to win the last three bouts to wrestle away a 40-38 victory from Amity on Thursday.

Michael Vanchot took the mat for his match at 138 pounds with Amity in front 38-23. He pinned in 1:02.

Ryan Jordan was next up and dominated to win by 18-3 technical fall to bring the score to 38-34.

That left it up to Ethan Edmondson to bring the win across the finish line for coach Dave Esposito’s squad, as he pinned in 1:08.

Amity’s Liam Keylock won by fall at 160 to start the SCC match.

Foran’s Sam Poffenberger evened things up with a 35-second pin at 170.

It was 12-6 Amity after Simon Flaherty’s win by fall in 1:38.

The Lions’ Phillip Boyles pinned in 3:32 at 195 pounds.

Coach Todd Patterson’s Spartans took an 18-12 lead when Josh Foote won unopposed at 220.

Pat Rescanski recorded a 30-second pin in the heavyweight division to move the bouts to the lower weights tied at 18.

Amity’s Colin Boufford won a 9-7 decision at 106 pounds.

The Spartans’ John Lorenti scored a pin in 3:37 at 113.

Amity’s Jonathan Pirre then posted a win by 17-2 technical fall for a 32-18 lead.

The Lions’ Kyle Pokornowski’s won by 16-0 technical fall at 126 pounds to make it 32-23.

Amity’s Paul Canalori’s win by pin at 132 set up the razor-thin decision.