DENVILLE, NJ – Fourth-seed Morris Knolls wrestling defeated fifth-seed Northern Highlands, 37-31, at home in the quarterfinal round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4, Tournament on Mon., Feb. 10.

Seven wrestlers earned wins for the Golden Eagles: Jack Wemmlinger (138 lbs.), David Turner (145 lbs.), Gavin Braun (152 lbs.), Thomas Rooney (170 lbs.), Ronan Buckingham (182 lbs.) Kyle McLemore (195 lbs.) and Kevin Walter (220 lbs.).

Wemmlinger, Rooney, McLemore and Walter got pins. Turner recorded a technical fall. Braun and Buckingham scored with major decisions.

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The 13-4 Golden Eagles will travel to face one-seed Mount Olive (16-2) on Wed., Feb. 12, time to be determined.


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