DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris Knolls wrestling team swept its quad meet while girls basketball got eliminated in the quarterfinal round of the Morris County Tournament, both on Sat., Feb. 15.

The Golden Eagles wrestling team dominated Pompton Lakes, 54-18, and Ramsey, 48-15, while eking out a close victory over Piscataway, 39-36, at Ramsey High School. Jack Wemmlinger captured the day with his 100th win of his high school career. The team’s wins followed a 55-15 loss to Mount Olive in the semifinal round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4, Tournament on Wed., Feb. 12, at Mount Olive. The team will resume competition in the district tournament on Sat., Feb. 22, at Park Ridge High School in Park Ridge, New Jersey, opponent and time to be determined.

Although the Lady Eagles basketball team advanced as far as the quarterfinals of the Morris County Tournament, Chatham stopped them from going any further. Chatham scored 51 points to Morris Knolls’s 25. Emily Mitarotonda earned the team high for Morris Knolls with seven points. In regular season play, the Lady Eagles (10-12) will return to the court and host Lyndhurst (15-6) on Tue., Feb. 18, at 7 p.m.

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