Cranford Wrestling Tops Irvington in State Tournament


CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford wrestling defeated Irvington, 64-9, in the 2017 NJSIAA Tournament Team Wrestling State Tournament, Section Quarterfinals, Monday in Cranford

In the next round, the Cougars host Nutley at home, Wednesday Feb. 8

Match Results:

- 106 lbs. Patrick Kalnins, Cranford, pinned Wolfeneger Michel, Irvington, at 2:32.
- 113 lbs. Terell Ashman, Irvington, 5-1, Decision over Evan Kanterman, Cranford 
- 120 lbs. Anthony Capece, Cranford, pinned Clervin Renaud, Irvington, at 0:42.
- 126 lbs. Conor Halpin, Cranford, 14-0, Major Decision over Brisner Xavier, Irvington          
- 132 lbs. Chris Scorese, Cranford, 15-0 Technical Fall over Jefferson Jean-Paul, Irvington  
- 138 lbs. Tom DiGiovanni, Cranford, pinned Shamar Frasier, Irvington, at 0:18.
- 145 lbs. Clerson Xavier, Irvington, pinned AJ Bencivenga, Cranford, at 2:53.
- 152 lbs. Mike Nigro, Cranford, 5-1 Decision over Peter Dumerand, Irvington         
- 160 lbs. Matt Doran, Cranford, pinned Richard Norman, Irvington, at 1:51.
- 170 lbs. Brian McGovern, Cranford, 16-4 Major Decision over Jerwin Martilus, Irvington 
- 182 lbs. Vince Concina, Cranford, pinned Tyhmir Lassiter, Irvington, at 2:53.
- 195 lbs. Dylan Budnik, Cranford, pinned Nashawn Brooks, Irvington, at 3:38.
- 220 lbs. Anthony Ramierez, Cranford, pinned Martineau Pierre-Louis, Irvington, at 3:38.
- 285 lbs. Alex Esposito, Cranford, pinned Carl Napoloen, Irvington, at 1:29

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