UNION, NJ - The NJSIAA Region 4 wrestling tournament kicked off with the preliminary rounds at Union High School Wednesday evening. Millburn High School had two wrestlers in the mix looking to win their way into the quarterfinals set for Friday.
Dylan Saggio, wrestling in the 126 lb weight class, bested Michael Wilson from North Hunterdon in a 10-0 decision. He faces Matt Sacco of Bridgewater-Raritan in the quarterfinals. Sacco comes in rested with a bye in the first round.
In the 182 lb weight class, Millburn's Sam Gladson took the match 11-4 over Tyler Stoeckle of Brearley. Gladson meets Sam Wustefeld of Scotch Plains-Fanwood, who is also coming off a first-round bye, in the next round.
The Region 4 quarterfinals will take place on Friday evening at 6 pm. The semi-finals and wrestle backs kick off Saturday at 9 am and Saturday evening the Championship finals and consolation finals (3rd - 5th place) will be wrestled.
The top four wrestlers in each weight class advance to the NJSIAA Wrestling Individual State Championships in Atlantic City on March 3-5.