POINT PLESANT BEACH, NJ - Top seeded Point Pleasant Beach High School took down the Spotswood High School varsity wrestling team on Wednesday in the semifinals of the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group One Sectional Tournament 44-24. Spotswood defeated Palmyra High School on Monday to win the fifth seeded Chargers second state match in the program's history. The defeat ends Spotswood's 2019-20 season. Spotswood concludes the season with an 8-10 overall record. The Gulls move on to face third seeded Manville High School in the finals on Valentine's Day. Manville defeated second seeded Shore Regional High School to get into the sectional finals.

The results from Wednesday's loss to Point Pleaseant Beach including weight class and results are as follows:

  • 106 Teddy Jarahian (Point Pleasant Beach) over Thomas Perpente (Spotswood) by a fall
  • 113 Thomas Perpente (Spotswood) over Michael Storino (Point Pleasant Beach by a fall
  • 120 Yash Goswami (Spotswood) over Justin Mazzatta (Point Pleasant Beach) by a 7-1 decision
  • 126 Riley Simon (Point Pleasant Beach) over Tony Caron (Spotswood) by a 19-3 technical fall
  • 132 Jonah Bowers (Point Pleasant Beach) over Dan Pratas (Spotswood) by a fall
  • 138 Zach Weiner (Spotswood) over Kip Lovgren (Point Pleasant Beach) by an 1-0 decision
  • 145 Jared Kerr (Point Pleasant Beach) over Jacob Oster (Spotswood) by an 11-2 major decision
  • 152 Jesse Bowers (Point Pleasant Beach) over Connor Johnson (Spotswood) by a 13-4 major decision
  • 160 Jason Schulz (Point Pleasant Beach) over Bill Schwemmer (Spotswood) by a fall
  • 170 John Liotta (Point Pleasant Beach) over Matt Bohinski (Spotswood) by a 10-8 decision
  • 182 George Kaiafas (Point Pleasant Beach) over Nick Andre (Spotswood) by an 11-3 major decision
  • 195 Steve Melillo (Spotswood) over Joshua Ramos (Point Pleasant Beach) by a fall
  • 220 Jason Sherlock (Point Pleasant Beach) over Matt Varga (Spotswood) by a fall
  • 285 Bob Wehrle (Spotswood) over Dylan Brown (Point Pleasant Beach) by a fall

The Chargers junior varsity squad hits the mat on Saturday, February 15 to take part in the Greater Middlesex Conference Junior Varsity Wrestling Tournament. The GMC junior varsity championship takes place at Sayreville War Memorial High School. Matches begin at 9 a.m. and weigh-ins start at 7:30 a.m.