Sebastian Rivera

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 crit…
Wrestler of the Year
The state championship drought for Christian Brothers Academy had become so long that its last and only state champion - Pete Black in 1968 - had his name written in black and white on the Colts' wall of champions.
That was until Sebastian Rivera came along and brought Boardwalk Hall to its feet…
The Comeback Kid
ATLANTIC CITY -- Put to his back early in the match, Sebastian Rivera was going to have to climb out from an early hole if he wanted to win a state championship.
The Christian Brothers Academy senior did exactly that with an epic win on Sunday night inside Boardwalk Hall...
The Final Step
ATLANTIC CITY -- As the final seconds ticked off the clock, Christian Brothers Academy senior Sebastian Rivera looked to his coaches with a smile, then rose to his feet before letting out a primal scream.
Each year Rivera has moved one step closer to realizing his dream, and now he's one wi…
State Semifinals
Matchups and results for the NJSIAA state semifinals.
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Joe Manchio (Seneca )d. JoJo Aragona (Pope John) 3-0
Nick Duca (Paulsboro) p. Michael Kelly (St. Peter's Prep) 1:08
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 ro…
TOMS RIVER -- Christian Brothers Academy senior Sebastian Rivera sent a message on the mat by dominating the field to win the 2016 NJSIAA Region 6 113-pound title.
Then, in case any of his future opponents weren't impressed, he had a message for them...
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 Brothe…
Diamond Dave
LITTLE SILVER -- People probably didn't give Ocean senior Dave Tieto much of a chance in the NJSIAA District 22 finals, but he knew he could win it all as long as he didn't hold back.
"I decided to let it fly," Tieto said. "I knew if I did I could beat him...
Wrestling Rankings
Four teams and 10 individuals are ranked in the state in New Jersey Advance Media's latest set of polls.
In the New Jersey Top 20, Southern, Christian Brothers Academy, Wall and Howell are ranked with the Rams at No. 12, CBA at No. 13, the Crimson Knights at No...
Colt Conquerors
FARMINGDALE -- As senior Dylan VanSickell walked back to the Christian Brothers Academy bench after securing one of the biggest wins in program history, he couldn't have been more disappointed.
"We actually missed marking down the 113-pound bout as a win, so I thought I needed a major decision,&…
Walter Woods Tourn.
Photo gallery by Robert Samuels
After missing the season-opening Colt Classic and Christian Brothers Academy's first dual meet with a minor injury, Colts senior Sebastian Rivera returned in dominating fashion at the Walter Woods Tournament on Monday at Middletown South...

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