Newtown Youth Wrestlers Competing At Coast Guard Academy Tonight

Team facing Waterford in exhibition matches at New London campus

The Coast Guard Academy will honor the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School and welcome a youth wrestling group from Newtown tonight.

The Newtown Youth Wrestling Association will compete against Waterford youth wrestlers in exhibition matches tonight before the academy takes on the Merchant Marine Academy in a regular wrestling match. The six exhibition matches will begin at 5:45 p.m. while the academy match starts at 7 p.m. at the Merriman Gym. Admission to the event is free.

Jack Pinto, a six-year-old member of the Newtown Youth Wrestling Association, was one of 26 people killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14.


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