Gavin Murray Becomes Cougars' All-Time Wins Leader

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CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford wrestling keeps rolling, they dominated Westfield HS 52-13 on Friday. Along with the victory, senior Gavin Murray took his place in Cougar history, when he won his 130th match to become the Cougars’ all-time wins leader passing 2011 graduate Joe Gaccio. Murray, the No. 1 ranked 152 lb. wrestler in the state improved his personal record to 24-0 for the year. The team extended their record to 13-1.

Match results below:

106 lbs. - Anthony Capece won a 4-1 decision over Chris Hoerle.

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113 lbs. - Zach Rabinowitz pinned Jake Quinn at 1:59.

120 lbs. - Tom DiGiovanni won a major 12-4 major decision over Danny Hoerle.

126 lbs. - Chris Scorese won a 3-1 decision over John Fuller.

132 lbs. - Vince Concina pinned Alan Dente at 1:18.

138 lbs. - Dave Busch pinned Ryan Bass at 4:53

145 lbs. - Brian McGovern pinned Ben Kwok at 1:34.

152 lbs. - Gavin Murray pinned Kevin Miller at 1:20.

160 lbs. - Josh DeChillo won an 8-3 decision over Doug Smith.

170 lbs. - Jarek Gozdieski won a tie breaker over Andrew Tompkins.

182 lbs. - Niko Cappello won with a forfeit.

195 lbs. - Nick Ballas won a 3-1 decision over Phil Ricca.

220 lbs. - Cotter Spurlock won a 10 -1 major decision over Alex Esposito.

285 lbs. Kevin McNeil won with a forfeit.


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