Wilton Youth Wrestling, now in its sixth season, had a very successful Connecticut State Tournament on Sunday, Feb. 28. Overall, the Wilton team produced eight state qualifiers and six state place winners. Both statistics were personal bests for the WYW program.
The team was led by second-year wrestler Jake Sommer, a sixth grader who became only the second WYW wrestler to win a state championship. Wrestling in the 140-pound Novice Division, Sommer quickly controlled the pace of his matches by pinning all four opponents in the first period of action.