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1976-1977 Season

Head Coach: Peter Thompson

Assistant Coach: Richard Scopetto

Dual Meet Record: 13 - 6 - 1

Captains: Jay Damato, Joe Garcia, Keith Saunders, Jay Whalen

Season Highlights: The 1977 Team earned the CIAC Class L State Championship Title  - A first for the WHS program

Jay Damato had an undefeated Dual Meet record of 20 - 0

Five wrestlers placed at the State Tournament:

Jay Damato - 1st Place

John Poulos - 1st Place

Phil Carpino - 3rd Place

Keith Saunders - 3rd Place

Jay Whalen - 3rd Place

1977 Wrestling Team Inducted to Hall of Fame

On November 7th 2004 Coach Peter Thompson's 1977 Wrestling Team was inducted into the Wethersfield Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame. The team compiled the programs best ever season dual meet record of 13-1-6 and went on to capture the CIAC Class L State Title.

This was the first State Wrestling Championship in WHS history. The 1977 team members are:

Jay Damato, Keith Saunders, Joe Garcia, John Poulos, Chris Stevens, Phil Carpino, Jim Campanello, Chris Lyons, Myron Dytiuk, Peter Godson, Chuck Hamel, Joe Inturri, Lyle O'Connor, and Dave Molchan,  Head Coach Peter Thomspon and Assistant Coach Richard Scopetto.


Row One: Lyle Connor, Keith Saunders, Joe Inturi, Jay Damato, Joe Garcia, Ben Crump, Phil Carpino, Myron Dytiuk  Row Two: Assitant Coach Richard Scopetto, Jim Campanella, Pete Godston, Chris Lyons, John Whalen, John Poulos, Chuck Hamel, Cris Stevens, John Page Dave Molchan, Coach Peter Thompson

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   Updated:   12/12/09