Vote for the Big Frog of Monmouth Wrestler of the Week for Week 4 (Jan. 15-21)
There were plenty of standout individual performances over the past week with clutch victories in dual meets and career milestones being reached.
Now it’s time to get your vote in for who had the top performance in the Shore to choose the Big Frog Wrestler of the Week. The winner will be announced on Thursday right here on ShoreSportsNetwork.com. Voting will end Wednesday at midnight.
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Wrestler of the Week nominees
*All records and results through Jan. 21*
Nick Boggiano, So., 138, Toms River North
Boggiano went 4-0 during the week to improve 17-2 on the season, edging Jackson Memorial's Carsten Digiantomasso, 7-5, in sudden victory overtime to help the Mariners defeat the Jaguars for the first time since 2008. He then took down High Point's Shane Kobis, 6-4, in a matchup of returning state qualifiers.
George Burdick, Jr., 182, Raritan
Burdick had a huge week by going 4-0 and scoring bonus-point wins over a pair of returning state qualifiers. First, he bumped up to 195 pounds and rallied from an early 5-0 deficit to post a 16-5 major decision over St. John Vianney's Josiah Walker. Then, in a 30-28 win over Monroe, he pinned Monroe's Kaylon Bradley to erase a one-point deficit and provide critical points to help the Rockets to the right victory. Burdick is now 20-1 on the season.
Chavis Coleman, Sr., 182, Jackson Liberty
For the second straight year, Coleman gave the Lions a win over Manchester with a walk-off pin and did so up two weights from usual spot at 182. He also bumped up to 195 pounds and defeated Lakewood's Dante Morris, 3-1, in sudden victory. He added a win by fall over Jackson Memorial to improve to 18-6 on the season.
Sean Foley, Sr., 120, Barnegat
Foley went a whopping 7-0 during the week to become the first wrestler in Barnegat history to reach 100 career wins. He reached the century mark with a 6-4 win over Shawnee's Ed Morriarity to help the Bengals to a 45-33 victory. He added one win by fall, a technical fall and two major decisions to improve to 22-1 this year and now has 102 career wins and counting.
Paul Jakub, Fr., 145, Howell
Trailing 4-3 off a restart with 17 seconds left, Jakub hit a 5-point move to defeat state qualifier Joe Sacco, 8-4, and kickstart Howell's 41-14 wipeout of South Plainfield in a state-ranked battle. Jakub finished the week 4-0 to run his season record to 17-1.
Joey King, Sr., 120, Colts Neck
King became Colts Neck's all-time wins leader with his 121st career victory, passing Nick Ottaviano to reach the top spot. King went 3-1 during the week to improve to 18-2 and now has 122 career wins.
Paul Liseno, Jr., Hwt, St. John Vianney
Liseno continued his great season by going 4-0, including a 6-4 win over previously-undefeated Ethan Wolf during a 31-29 win over Raritan that put the Lancers in position to clinch the Class A Central division title for the first time in program history. Raritan bumped Wolf up from 220 to heavyweight but Liseno spoiled the move by taking a 6-1 lead in the third period and holding on for the win. He also won by fall in matches against Pope John and Don Bosco Prep to improve to 15-3 this season.
Luke Moynihan, Sr., 132, Lacey
Moynihan became Lacey's all-time wins leader when he won by major decision in a match vs. Donovan Catholic, then added three more wins to reach 114 career victories and improve to 16-3 this season. Among the victories was a 4-1 victory over Bordentown state qualifier Matthew Potash and a 6-5 win over Manalapan region qualifier Kareem Ghiada.
Nick Pepe. Jr., 145, Southern
Pepe upended South Plainfield state qualifier Joe Sacco, 4-3, for a huge victory that enabled the Rams to clip the host Tigers, 29-26, in a battle between teams ranked in the New Jersey Wrestling Writers Association Top 20. Pepe's win in the second bout of the dual was part of a six-bout winning streak by Southern to take a 20-0 lead. Pepe is 15-4 on the season.
Paul Santomarco, Jr., 126, Manalapan
Santomarco went 3-0 during the week with an 8-5 win over Bordentown state qualifier Billy Moore and a pair of lightning-quick pins (17 seconds and 27 seconds) to improve to help the Braves improve to 15-2 on the season.