PASSAIC VALLEY, NJ – Four Montville wrestlers were awarded the top seed of their weight class for this weekend’s NJSIAA District 8 individual wrestling tournament held at Passaic Valley High School on Saturday.

Connor Meytrott (138 pounds), Dominic Fano (152 pounds), Liridon Leka (220 pounds) and Parker Fox (285 pounds) lead the way for a potentially loaded Montville team, as eight of the program’s 14 participants preview in a top 3 of the new District 8.

No. 3 Ronald Rumsby (138 pounds), along with Fano, Fox and Meytrott each advanced to the Region 1 tournament last year, with Fano and Fox advancing to the state championship tournament.

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NJSIAA District 8 features nine other schools, including Passaic Valley, Wayne Valley, Morris Knolls, Garfield, Parsippany Hills, Boonton, Teaneck, Elmwood Park and Hopatcong.

The top 3 finishers in each weight class advance to next week’s region tournament.

Matches begin at 9 a.m., with the finals scheduled to start at approximately 5 p.m.

Here is a complete list of competitors from Montville wrestlers competing this weekend: (weight class, seed, name, year, 2016-17 record, previous individual tournament results):

106 – No. 2 Brandon Teresa, freshman, 26-8

113 – No. 9 Luke DeFillippo, sophomore, 2-5

120 – No. 2 Phil Trovato, sophomore, 12-16

126 – No. 3 Ronald Rumsby, senior, 26-9, placed first in District 2 last year, lost in second Region 1 wrestlebacks

132 – No. 6 Michael Conrad, freshman, 7-4

138 – No. 1 Connor Meytrott, junior, 31-3, placed second in District 2 last year, finished fourth in Region 1

145 – No. 8 Ryan Cale, junior, 12-17

152 – No. 1 Dominic Fano, senior, 31-1, won District 2, placed second in Region 1, lost in opening round of states

160 – No. 3 Joe Daddario, sophomore, 25-11,

170 – No. 8 Ethan Mersing, juior, 5-21

182 – No. 9 Albert Hsieh, senior, 3-18

195 – No. 9 Matt Crohn, sophomore, 4-14

220 – No. 1 Liridon Leka, junior, 30-4,

285 – No. 1 Parker Fox, senior, 32-1, first in District 2, third in Region 1, lost in opening round of states