Kellstrom, Holman Will Keep Wrestling for Chatham at Regionals

Jake Holman talks about his victory at District 10, which earned him third place at 160 pounds and a spot in the regionals Credits: TAP Chatham
Chatham senior has the relaxed look of someone who is headed to the regionals at 160 pounds Credits: TAP Chatham
Mike Kellstrom waits to wrestle in District 10 final. He lost in overtime, but is headed to the regionals Credits: TAP Chatham

MILLBURN, NJ - When Chatham senior Mike Kellstrom scored his 3-1 decision over Carl Napoloen of Irvington in the District 10 semifinals at heavyweight Saturday, he let his relief be known.

"Finally, I'm going to the regionals," Kellstrom said.

Kellstrom (28-4) lost in overtime in the district final to Union's David Brown, but he achieved his main goal of extending his season. Kellstrom will begin his Region 3 wrestling on Wednesday at Union High.

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Mike Kellstrom scores two points in 3-1 victory in 285-pound semifinals at District 10. clinching a spot in the regionals

Holman lost his semifinal in overtime to Jacob McKnight of Union on Saturday, but came back in the afternoon to win his third-place battle with Roger Serruto of Millburn, 1-0. That advanced Holman to the Region 3 Tournament.

Jake Holman holds on for 1-0 victory over Roger Serruto of Millburn to take third place in the districts at 160 pounds


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