John Finnerty

All-Shore Wrestling
Shore Sports Network is proud to unveil its 2016 All-Shore teams and season-ending award winners featuring the top performers from the 2016 Shore Conference wrestling season. The All-Shore teams, along with the wrestler and coach of the year, were selected by Wrestling Editor Bob Badders using a criteria that values state tournament finish, followed by region finish...
State Top Three
ATLANTIC CITY — When Anthony Vetrano was a freshman at Middletown North he couldn’t even picture himself wrestling on the mats of Boardwalk Hall in the state tournament. Yet after the final bout of his high school career he had accomplished something no Lions wrestler had done in 16 years...
State Semifinals
Matchups and results for the NJSIAA state semifinals. Tweets by @Bob_Badders   //   106 Joe Manchio (Seneca )d. JoJo Aragona (Pope John) 3-0 Nick Duca (Paulsboro) p. Michael Kelly (St. Peter's Prep) 1:08   113 Patrick Glory (Delbarton) md. Dan Ortega (N...
Down to 12
ATLANTIC CITY -- The Shore Conference went down to Atlantic City for the state tournament with 42 wrestlers aiming to win a state champion, but the dream is alive for just 12 after Friday's preliminary and pre-quarterfinal rounds. Region 6 had 30 of its wrestlers lose in either the first or second rounds on the opening night of the NJSIAA Individual Tournament at Boardwalk Hall, including a stunni
Region Royalty
TOMS RIVER -- There were plenty of stunning results at the Region 6 Tournament, but when the dust settled it was still the superstars of the Shore Conference who reigned supreme. Wall senior Brett Donner and Toms River South senior Owen McClave each captured their third titles, while Christian Brothers Academy senior Sebastian Rivera won his second region championship en route to being named Most
Beach Brothers
TOMS RIVER -- In the span of about 10 minutes on Friday night, Point Beach saw the chances of having its first state qualifier in five seasons move one step closer to reality. And in fitting fashion, it was wins by a pair of senior four-year starters that put smiles on the faces of the Garnet Gulls' faithful fans...
No One is Safe
TOMS RIVER -- There was a point this season where Garrett Fitzgerald doubted he had what it took to compete with the best wrestlers in the Shore Conference. Now? Now he's two wins away from a trip to the state tournament. The CBA senior, seeded 12th at 160 pounds, stunned fourth-seeded Long Branch senior Lamont Reid 7-6 in the quarterfinals of the NJSIAA Region 6 Tournament on Friday night at Pine