MOUNT OLIVE/WEST ORANGE, NJ - Top-seeded Alex Strashinksy of Bergen Catholic pinned 8th seeded Hunter Freschi of Hasbrouck Heights in 50 seconds of the opening round to advance to the semi-finals of the 152 pounds weight division of the NJSIAA Region 2 wrestling championships at Mount Olive High School Friday evening.
Freschi advanced to the second round by defeating Wayne Valley's Ryan Collela on Friday evening,
At 182 in Region 3, top-seeded Bradley Mika of Wood-Ridge was upset by Nicholas Olivieri of Delbarton by pinfall at the 5:00 mark.
Both wrestlers return to the mat on Saturday for wrestlebacks.
(Editor's Note: The article has been updated to reflect that despite the Friday losses, both wrestlers will return on Saturday for wrestlebacks.)
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