MADISON, NJ -- The Madison High School wrestling team competed at District 12 at Becton High School on Saturday along with Barringer, Becton, Belvidere, Newark East
Side, Rutherford, Union City, Warren Hills, West Morris and West Orange.
Warren Hills won the team title at District 12.
The Dodgers took fifth behind Warren Hills, runner-up West Morris Central, West Orange and Belvidere.
Six wrestlers placed in the top four, and three qualified for Region 3 at West Orange. At 145, Madison’s Jason Candelario made the final as the second seed, losing to Eli
Shepard by technical fall in 5:40. Candelario qualified for Region 3 at West Orange High School, which will start on Wednesday, Feb. 26. At 160, the Dodgers’ Connor Gilfillan made the semis before losing to top-seeded and eventual winner Owen Frizzell by fall in 5:25. Gilfillan finished third and qualified for Region 3 at West Orange.
At 220, third-seeded Julian Moszcynski reached the semifinals before falling to second- seeded and eventual winner Amadu Kamara by fall in 2:35. Moszcynski finished third
and qualified for Region 3 at West Orange.
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