VOTE for the Shore Sports Network Wrestler of the Week (Jan. 9 – Jan. 15)
Shore Sports Network is back with our weekly Wrestler of the Week feature.
Each Monday, a poll will go up with nominees for the SSN Wrestler of the Week and will run through Thursday at midnight. This winner will be announced on Friday.
Scroll down to see the candidates and make your selection.
Wrestler of the Week nominees (listed in alphabetical order)
Jared Drewes, Jr., Point Boro
Drewes delivered a clutch pin over Lacey's Raphael Garcia to help the Panthers take control of the Class B South race with a 38-33 victory over the Lions. Drewes previously lost to Garcia, 7-0, at the Walter Woods Tournament.
Andrew Fata, Sr., Freehold
Fata pinned his way to the 157-pound championship at the Buc Classic after missing the last two weeks with an injury.
Eamon Fry, Fr., Rumson-Fair Haven
Fry defeated returning state qualifier Michael DiBiase from Wall, 4-2, and also picked up an 8-4 victory over Long Branch's Joshua Renna.
Julian George, Sr., CBA
George defeated Southern Regional's Matt Henrich, 4-2, to earn his 100th career victory, and then placed second at the Escape the Rock Tournament.
Anthony Knox, So., St. John Vianney
Knox claimed the 121-pound championship at the Escape the Rock Tournament and was also selected as Most Outstanding Wrestler. Knox also won by fall during the No. 3 Lancers' victory over No. 4 Raritan to take control of the Class A Central division race.
Tucker Pazinko, Fr., Jackson Liberty
Pazinko was the No. 9 seed for the Buc Classic and pinned his way to the 120-pound championship with victories over the No. 8, No. 1, No. 4, and No. 7 seeds.
Zach Reilly, Jr., Raritan
Reilley was untouchable last week with a 5-0 record that included five technical falls and a first-period fall, helping the No. 4 Rockets pick up victories over Holmdel, Northern Burlington, Brick Memorial, and Jackson Memorial.
Artem Reinikov-Jouk, Sr., Manalapan
Reinikov-Jouk's pin over Middletown South's Tommy Whyte in the final bout of the match gave the Braves a scintillating 35-32 walk-off victory over the Eagles.
Scottie Sari, So., Southern
Sari was the hero of Southern's epic 27-25 victory over CBA when he won by fall in double overtime at 120 pounds, providing bonus points that proved to be the difference in the instant classic between the top two teams in the Shore. Sari also won by fall in Southern's Class A South victory over Central Regional.
Max Wright, Sr., Brick Memorial
Wright authored a stunning comeback during Brick Memorial's 38-32 victory over rival Jackson Memorial, winning by fall after trailing by 10 points in the third period. The 10-point swing was the difference in the match for the fifth-ranked Mustangs.