Strong Showing at Lisitano Tournament

The Rockets turned out a strong performance this past weekend at the Anthony Lisitano Memorial Tournament host by Wakefield High School.  The Rockets were led by senior Brian Ford who captured the individual title at 132lbs. On his way to the finals, Ford picked up a major decision and two pins.  With his 6-4 victory in the finals, Brian become Reading's 18th individual Lisitano champion since 1997.  Sophomore Jimmy King turned out a strong performance at heavyweight, reaching the finals via two pins and a decision.  In the finals, King lost a close match, loosing an 11-9 decision to his opponent from Greater Lawrence.

Five other Rockets placed and the team ended in 6th place with 126.5 points.  Placing for the Rockets were: Everett Roscoe (4th), Nick Makrys (5th), Mike Rallo (6th), David Graham (6th), and Tommy Beucler (6th).

Reading returns to action at home twice this week.  The Rockets host Watertown on Wednesday 12/21 and Winchester on Thursday 12/22.  Both matches start at 7:00PM.

Wednesday is also our annual Alumni Night match.  We hope to see you at the meet and join us for a post-match informal social gathering at an area restaurant.  Details will be announced at the meet.