(ORANGE, NJ) Merlin Senat's toughness pays off at the Region 3 Wrestling Tournament. The High School Junior will be first state qualifier from Orange in 20 years.
After losing in the quarterfinals of the Region 3 wrestling tournament at West Orange High School on February 26, 2020, Senat recovered to finish in fourth place in the 113-pound weight class.
As a result, Senat earned a berth in the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association this March at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. He will be the first state qualifier from Orange in 20 years.
Congratulations also go out to Merlin's mother Merline Senat, Head Coach Jose Valdez and Assistant Coach Anthony Dietrick.
Senat is a reminder to keep practicing and to never give up.