NEW HAVEN — Hall junior Drew Currier had lost to unbeaten freshman phenom Joe Iamunno from North Haven earlier this season, but he won when it counted.
Currier defeated Iamunno won a 5-0 decision Saturday at the Floyd Little Athletic Center to win the 120-pound title at the CIAC Wrestling State Open.
“I’ve been thinking of this moment ever since that loss,” Currier said. “He is so good on top, I worked a lot in practice from the bottom and went in knowing I had to keep my space.”
Danbury captured the State Open title for the fourth consecutive season.
The top finishers in each weight class will compete at the 56th annual New England Wrestling Championships scheduled for March 7 and 8, at Methuen High School in Methuen, Mass.