2011 Class M championships              Complete brackets
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Class M
New London Day, Feb. 20: Bacon Academy surges at the end to beat Ledyard and win Class M

Norwich Bulletin, Feb. 20: It takes time but Bacon Academy outlasts Ledyard for 2nd straight title

Hartford Courant, Feb. 20: Bacon repeats as Class M champions

New Britain Herald, Feb. 20: Two Berlin wrestlers bring home titles from Class M tournament
2011 Class M Tournament
At Windham High
Team results -- 1. Bacon Academy, 229; 2. Ledyard, 216½; 3. Windham High, 180½; 4. Berlin, 157½; 5. Plainville, 140½; 6. Waterford, 115; 7.Jonathan Law, 98; 8. Brookfield, 95; 9. New Fairfield, 87; 10.Montville, 87; 11. Bethel, 76½; 12. Branford, 76; 13. Weaver,70½; 14. Stratford, 63; 15. Platt, 50; 16. Foran, 50; 17. Cheney Tech, 49; 18. Ellis Tech, 44½; 19. Rockville, 40; 20. Lyman Memorial/ Windham Tech, 36½; 21. Plainfield, 34; 22. Vinal Tech, 31; 23.Wolcott Tech, 29; 24. Suffield, 29; 25. Enfield, 24; 26. East Haven, 18; 27. New London, 14.
Individual results
Championship: Mike Ruffino, Windham dec. Ethan Greider, Berlin, 4-3; 3rd Place: S. Phongsamphanh, Ellis Tech dec. Alex Lawson, Plainville, 9-5; 5th Place: Joe Martone, Branford dec. Nick Lauer, Ledyard, 9-0
Championship: Matt Jones, Ledyard dec. Carl Luth, Foran, 8-3; 3rd Place: Chris Elrod, Bacon Academy dec. Tyler Riberio, Platt, 12-5; 5th Place: Brian Lister, Plainville pin Saroj Bhandari, Branford, 0:15
Championship: Taylor Grauer, Windham dec. Kevin Murat, Stratford, 3-0; 3rd Place: Matt McAlister, Bacon Academy pin Brian Manes, Jonathan Law, 4:53; 5th Place: Derrick Lopes, Wolcott Tech dec. Robert Drury, Ledyard, 6-2
Championship: Nick Dodge, Bacon Academy dec. Colin O'brien, Waterford, 7-3; 3rd Place: Jake Eliades, Berlin dec. Ryan Bannon, Jonathan Law, 7-2; 5th Place: Nick Devanny, Plainfield pin Gil Dejesus, Windham, 2:00
Championship: Miguel Calixto, Windham dec. Sean Mcallister, Bacon Academy, 11-1; 3rd Place: Favian Williams, Weaver pin Caile Johnson, Ledyard, 4:29; 5th Place: Cheyenne Carden, Branford pin Jake Thuesen, New Fairfield, 0:53
Championship: Forest Dolby, Cheney Tech dec. Mike Delvalle, Brookfield, 7-0; 3rd Place: Thomas Millaras, Waterford dec. Dayvon Wynn, Montville, 3-2; 5th Place: Brandon Finney, Ledyard dec. Greg Billingham, Stratford, 15-6
Championship: Jake Alderman, Lyman Memorial/Windham Tech dec. Jack McKeever, Brookfield, 5-4; 3rd Place: Will Matuszak, Berlin dec. Brandon Tomlinson, Stratford, 8-0; 5th Place: Kevin Sutherland, Branford dec. William Finney, Ledyard, 6-3
Championship: Dean Gilbert, Ledyard dec. Matthew Tanner, Plainville, 4-2; 3rd Place: Will Bonagura, Bethel dec. Sam Grace, Jonathan Law, 20-3; 5th Place: Clancy Emanuel, Waterford pin Clay Callahan, Foran, 1:40
Championship: Mikey Amorando, New Fairfield pin Brendan Sullivan, Ledyard, 3:05; 3rd Place: Kristion Neysmith, Plainfield dec. Robert Voisine, Plainville, 8-6; 5th Place: Steve Hall, Vinal Tech dec. Collin Mccarthy, Waterford, Default
Championship: Devin Covone, Bacon Academy dec. Alex Manwaring, Ledyard, 6-2; 3rd Place: Dan Kurasz, Montville dec. Sheldon Rhoden, Weaver, 12-1; 5th Place: Anthony Squitieri, Berlin dec. Chris Castonguay, Rockville, 6-4
Championship: Mike Fiorillo, Berlin dec. Dakota Kelly, Ledyard, 9-3; 3rd Place: Matt Mikunda, Bacon Academy dec. Matt Tulba, Waterford, 3-2; 5th Place: Shea Mcgorty, Brookfield dec. Stephon Davis, Jonathan Law, Default
Championship: Brandon Koch, Windham pin Jakob Pietrowicz, Plainville, 2:27; 3rd Place: Aren Norman, Bacon Academy dec. Tyre Pinder, Weaver, 11-0; 5th Place: Joel Wamser, Brookfield dec. Mike Spellman, Ledyard, 6-4
Championship: Mason Powers, Berlin dec. Ted Kostopoulos, Jonathan Law, 3-2; 3rd Place: Josh Lawrence, Ledyard dec. Nathan Fleming, Windham, 3-1; 5th Place: Alex Van Hoof, Brookfield dec. John Kopec, Suffield, 6-3
Championship: Chris Valenti, Bethel pin Dylan Kniska, Bacon Academy, 4:32; 3rd Place: Kevin Spence, Plainville pin Joe Amorando, New Fairfield, 3:37; 5th Place: Ryan Murtha, Montville pin Xavier Kernozek, Windham, 2:52
Outstanding wrester: Brandon Koch, Windham (189)
Fast fall: Matt Mikunda (171), Bacon Academy 5 pins in 15:53

CIAC seeds
Class M at Windham High

Bacon Academy wins 2nd straight championship
WILLIMANTIC, Feb. 15 – With a strong showing in the consolation round and state championship victories from senior Nick Dodge (125) and Devin Covone (160), Bacon Academy won its second straight Class M championship with a 12½ point victory over ECC rival Ledyard, 229 to 216½.

"We're young and inexperienced. We needed some key wins in the wrestlebacks and we didn't get them," Ledyard coach Steve Bilheimer told the Norwich Bulletin. Ledyard led through the semifinals but stumbled in the consolation round. Four Bobcat wrestles finished third led by Chris Elrod (112), Matt McAllister (119), Matt Mikunda (171) and Aren Norman (189). Sean McAllister (130) and Dylan Kniska (285) each finished second.

Mikunda, a senior, was seeded No. 12 at 171 pounds but wrestled with abandon and guts, pinning top-seeded Stephon Davis of Jonathan Law in the consolation round and rallied to beat Waterford's Matt Tulba, 3-2, to finish third and pick up some crucial points.

"To get one state championship is one thing, but to repeat is a great thing for morale, especially because we're losing about 10 seniors and next year looks to be a rebuilding year," Dodge told the Norwich Bulletin. "Two is always better than one."

Windham High’s Miguel Calixto (130) and Taylor Grauer (119) each brought home their second straight individual title.