Point Boro's Gabe Fattizzi, Red Bank Catholic's Steve Cmielewski and Monmouth's Ricky Voss were among the Shore Conference wrestlers to advance by winning in the preliminary round of the NJSIAA Region 6 Tournament.
BRICK TOWNSHIP — In his final day of wrestling inside his home gym, Gianni Ghione entered the pantheon of Brick Memorial wrestling with a dominant NJSIAA Region 6 Tournament. On paper it was Ghione, then everybody else, and on the mat his opponents barely stood a chance...
BRICK TOWNSHIP -- The greatest season in the history of Howell wrestling isn't slowing down now that the individual portion of the state tournament has arrived. The Rebels are still going full steam ahead.
Howell advanced nine of its 11 wrestlers to Saturday morning's semifinals at the NJSIAA Region 6 Tournament, putting each one win away from qualifying for the state tournament...
Results from the NJSIAA Region 6 Tournament
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138: 1-Jake Benner (Ocean) p. 3-Nick Wagner (Wall) 3:15
145: 2-Garrett Bilgrav (Robbinsville) d. 1-Jack Kelly (Wal...
Over the next two days 14 Region 6 champions will be crowned and 56 wrestlers will have punched their tickets to the state tournament at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
The Shore has some big favorites at several weights and plenty of depth in Region 6, and should be well represented in the top four in each weight class...
2017 NJSIAA Region 6 Tournament
At Brick Memorial High School
Pre-quarterfinals, Wednesday Feb. 22, 5 p.m.
Weight check, 2:30 p.m.
Weigh-ins, 3 p.m.
Doors open at 3:30 p.m.
Wrestling begins at 5 p.m.
Note: Winning wrestlers advance to Friday's quarterfinal round, losing wrestlers are eliminated from the tournament.
Here are the seeds and matchups for the 2017 NJSIAA Region 6 Tournament. Region 6 is comprised of Districts 21-24. The four district champions in each weight class receive byes to the quarterfinals.
Shore Conference teams with participating wrestlers: Asbury Park, Brick Memorial, CBA, Colts Neck, Freehold, Freehold Township, Howell, Jackson Liberty, Long Branch, Manalapan, Manasquan, Monmouth, Nep
TOMS RIVER -- Winning a region title is the ultimate goal for all the tournament's participants, but there's a reason the contrast between exhilaration and agony is so great in the third-place bouts.
It is in those make-or-break matchups that a wrestler's season is either extended or extinguished...