Governor Livingston High School wrestlers, Senior Zach Heissler (182 lbs.) and Junior Jonathan Mele (113 lbs.) are shown with Coach Rick Iacono at the Region 3 Coaches Association Awards Banquet that was recently held. Both wrestlers qualified for the State Wrestling Tournament in Atlantic City this year and helped their team capture its’ 1st Union County Conference Watchung Division Championship. Coach Iacono earned his 300th career victory during the season and the team finished with the school’s best record of 22-3.
Looking back on his wrestling career, Heissler expressed his gratitude for “having been coached by such a committed man” and for “having such supportive teammates.” He stated, “You couldn’t find another group of people in the world with the same level of respect and companionship for one another as the 2011-12 Governor Livingston wrestling team.”