Larkey, Cortese Win for Chatham Wrestling in Opener

Will Larkey won a 9-4 decision for Chatham at 145 pounds Credits: TAP Chatham
Chatham wrestling coach Brian Cassera talks to the team before the match against Madison Credits: TAP Chatham

MADISON, NJ - Will Larkey and Connor Cortese provided the highlights for Chatham, which fell to Madison, 69-9, in its season opener Friday.

Larkey won a 9-4 decision over Thomas Kiernan at 145 pounds to start off the match for the Cougars.

"I was nervous the whole time," Larkey said. "I think I'm going to have a good season. I'm looking forward to it."

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Cortese scored a fall over Luke O'Neil at 113 pounds in 37 seconds.

Chatham was forced to forfeit six matches because of injuries and lack of wrestlers in the heavier weight classes.

Will Larkey earns two points in his 9-4 win at 145 pounds for Chatham on Friday

Connor Cortese earned a pin at 113 pounds for Chatham


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