Wrestling – NJSIAA Sectional Finals Scoreboard
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Central Jersey Group IV
The Jaguars erased a 15-point deficit with consecutive pins by Brody Graham (Hwt), Matt McGowan (106), Mike Spino (113) and Fred Terranova (120) to win their seventh sectional title in program history and first since 2011.
After falling behind 10-0, Brick rattled off six straight wins from 160 through 220 pounds on a technical fall by Will Scott, a pin by Kyle Wojtaszek, decisions from Dean Helstowski and Dean Sherry and a technical by Ray Fattaruso.
Wojtaszek's win was the 114th of his career to put him on top of the Dragons' all-time wins list.
Jackson will next face off with South Jersey Group IV champion Clearview, which defeated Toms River South 35-30 in the final. The winner will move on to face the winner of Phillipsburg versus Roxbury. The Group IV semifinals are at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at Sun National Bank Arena in Trenton. The Group IV championship match is at 6 p.m.
Central Jersey Group II
The Rockets fell just short of their third sectional title in another tight battle on the road with the Terriers. Delaware Valley clinched the match when Connor Mills did not give up bonus points to Dylan Seidenberg at 138 pounds in the second-to-last bout. That put DelVal up by seven and allowed the Terriers to absorb Mike Chadwick's pin at 145 in the final bout.
Raritan also received a pin from A.J. Erven at 113 pounds, and major decisions by Nick Bohal (160, pictured above), Christian Sookdeo (106) and Russell Benson (120).
Central Jersey Group I
1-Cinnaminson 55, 2-Point Beach 18
The Garnet Gulls fell in their bid for the program's first sectional title, as Cinnaminson instead made program history in winning a sectional title for the first time.
South Jersey Group V
1-Brick Memorial 28, 2-Howell 25 (FINAL)
Hwt: Nick Rivera (BM) d. Ryan Demian 1-0
106: Kyle Slendorn (H) p. Matt Wardlaw 1:23
113: Gianni Ghione (BM) d. Mikey Sisolak 13-6
120: Peter Dee (H) d. Luis Bocalman 2-1
126: Jose Bocalman (BM) d. Nick Ciaccia 8-4
132: Anthony Gagliano (H) d. Luke Vescovi 8-4
138: Kris Lindemann (H) m. Ricky Davis 10-1
145: Anthony Mitchell (BM) d. Jake Esposito 5-2
152: Alec Donovan (BM) p. David Nocks 5:23
160: Rob Ruggiero (BM) md. Anthony Pozsonyi 11-0
170: Cliff Ruggiero (BM) d. Nick Lurski 13-6
182: Austin Silverstein (H) d. Joe Stowers 6-4 2OT
195: Connor Owen (BM) d. Sean Silverstein 4-3
220: Eric Keosseian (H) by forfeit
South Jersey Group IV
Junior Owen McClave defeated John Seybold, 5-2 at 120 pounds, to record his 100th career win, but the Indians were overpowered by the Pioneers.
Clint Matthew and Henry Eisenhart won by fall and technical fall, respectively, in the last two contested bouts to give Clearview, which won last season's Group III title, a 29-12 lead with four bouts left. Toms River South forfeited to Ed Lenkowski at 160, and Clearview forfeited the final three weights after clinching.
South Jersey Group III
The Crimson Knights split the 14 bouts seven-all with the Crusaders, but Delsea had 12 bonus points on four pins to just four total bonus points for Wall to provide the winning margin.
Junior Brett Donner won by fall at 170 pounds and sophomore Matt McKenzie (195) and Denzel Tovar (120) secured major decisions for Wall. Junior Josh Glantzman claimed a 1-0 win over Dom Demarco at 152 pounds.
South Jersey, Non-Public A
The defending champion Hermits won nine of the 14 bouts, and used a key decision by James Brady over Will Oxley at 220 pounds to win the sectional crown. St. Augustine was up 30-27 heading into the final bout at heavyweight, and Thomas Lynd won by 6-2 decision Alex Petrocelli to seal the victory.
The Colts jumped out to a 24-7 lead through six bouts thanks to pins by Rich Koehler (106), Sebastian Rivera (113), Dylan VanSickell (126) and Liam Gallagher (138). Jack LaCorte won by 5-0 decision over Ryan Lynd at 195 pounds.