NJSIAA Individual Championships

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ATLANTIC CITY — Through two periods Jake Benner couldn’t get anything going against Bergen Catholic’s Gerard Angelo in the 138-pound NJSIAA state final on Sunday night. Angelo had shut down the Ocean junior’s offe…
Mission Accomplished
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ATLANTIC CITY — Early in Eric Keosseian’s high school career he and the Howell coaching staff formulated a plan to ultimately get him on top of the medal stand in Atlantic City: get to the state tournament as a sophomore, place in the top eight …
Down to the Wire
ATLANTIC CITY — With time winding down in double overtime of the NJSIAA 220-pound semifinals and Zack DelVecchio about to have his choice of position in ultimate tiebreaker, Eric Keosseian knew it was now or never.
“Once it got to double overtime I knew I had to get the takedown,&CloseCur…
State Semifinals Scoreboard
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NJSIAA Semifinals
126: 7-Kyle Slendorn (Howell) vs. 6-Anthony Duca (Paulsboro) 7-2
132: 4-John Burger (New Milford) d. 1-Gianni Ghione (Brick Memorial) 4-3
138: 3-Jake Benner (Ocean) p. 10-Tom Digiovanni (Cranford) 1:08
152: 1-Stephan Glasgow (Bound Broo…
Almost Famous
ATLANTIC CITY -- Five Shore Conference wrestlers advanced to the semifinals of the NJSIAA Individual Championships on Saturday afternoon at Boardwalk Hall.
Howell junior Kyle Slendorn at 126 pounds, Brick Memorial senior Gianni Ghione at 132, Ocean junior Jake Benner at 138, Wall sophomore Rob Kannia…
The Gambler
ATLANTIC CITY — Russell Benson unequivocally believes he’ll be standing on top of the medal stand on Sunday as a state champion, and he’s not afraid to say so. There’s plenty of heavy lifting still to do, but on Friday night on the first day of t…
State Tourn. Preview
The Shore Conference will descend on Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City this weekend as 42 wrestlers will go for high school wrestling immortality in the NJSIAA Individual Tournament.
New Jersey's state wrestling tournament is one of the most prestigious in the nation as one of just three states to…
Sutton Makes History
ATLANTIC CITY - With his life at a crossroads as a sophomore, Keansburg's Tyree Sutton nearly gave up wrestling for good.
"It was definitely rough because I flunked in school my sophomore year and didn't really take school seriously because I wasn't competing in any athletics,…
Memorial Day
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Semifinals Results
ATLANTIC CITY — For a program as storied as Brick Memorial, it’s not every day the Mustangs do something unprecedented.
Yet on Saturday at Boardwalk Hall, four Brick Memorial wrestlers co…
Sutton Impact
ATLANTIC CITY - When Keansburg wrestling assistant Dave Alsieux initially met Tyree Sutton, he was disappointed that he wouldn't get a chance to work with him.
"When I first saw him, he looked like a great athlete, but he told me graduated,'' Alsieux said...
NJSIAA Semifinals
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NJSIAA Tournament
At Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City
Pat Glory (Delbarton) d. Rich Koehler ...

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