NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- The West Essex wrestling team advanced in a whisker-close match, 31-30, over West Morris in the semifinal round of the Section 2, Group 3 state team tournament Wednesday night.

Pins by Alex Jones and Bardhyl Gashi highlighted the Knights' victory at 152 and 285 pounds, respectively.

Complete results:

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106 pound: Michael Campanaro (West Morris) md. Joey Macrino, 11-3.

113 pound: Michael Hare (West Morris) d. Anthony Barra, 2-1.

120 pound: Jack Ruane (West Essex) d. Michael Ferrante, 7-3.

126 pound: Ricky Cassidy (West Essex) d. Nick Chisari, 18-3 (TF 4:45).

132 pound: Carson Barry (West Essex) d. Malachi Shepard, 7-1.

138 pound: Robert Bohr (West Morris) p. Michael Demiro, 0:41

145 pound: Eli Shepard (West Morris) d. Darren Jones, 7-0.

152 pound: Alex Jones (West Essex) p. Nicolas Kaltenhauser, 1:50

160 pound: Matthew Borgia (West Morris) p. Anthony Lombardi, 2:55

170 pound: Colin Loughney (West Morris) d. Nicholas Lagreca, 20-5 (TF 4:55).

182 pound: Matt Zaccaria (West Essex) md. Mike Battaglino, 13-5.

195 pound: Samuel Carsillo (West Essex) d. Jorge Montenegro, 9-2.

220 pound: Brian Ramos (West Morris) d. Vin Rubino, 3-0.

285 pound: Bardhyl Gashi (West Essex) p. Kevin Moore, 0:36