NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Wrestling team crushed New Milford, 68-0, during the tournament held at Newton High School on Saturday, Feb, 13.
Five of the Braves won their matches by falls, five won through forfeits on New Milford’s side, one Brave won by a decision, and one won by a technical fall*.
All the Braves who won by fall received six team points. The results are as follows:
- Lance Fischer, 170 lbs. won over Brett Kornberg with a fall at 3:38.
- Joseph DeLuca, 182 lbs. won over Alex Molina with a fall at 1:52.
- Tyler Pittenger, 285 lbs. won over Eddie Rynander with a fall at 1:30.
- Jake DeLuca, 145 lbs. won over Kevin Pecci with a fall at 1:38
- Jonathon Borgognoni, 152 lbs. won over Seamus Digan with a fall at 2:57
The Braves who won by forfeit were Luke Fischer-160 lbs. Devin Mager-195lbs. Nick Zaremski-220 lbs. Matthew Rosa-106 lbs. and Michael Freda-120 lbs. Each Brave won six points for their team.
Wyatt McCarthy, 132 lbs. won by a 3-1 decision over John Burger. He won three team points for the Braves.
Nicholas Giordano, 138 lbs. won by a technical fall against opponent Zack Tufaro. He won 19-1 and the fall occurred at 4:31. He received five team points.
*A technical fall is the outcome of a match in folk style wrestling that occurs when one wrestler exceeds the other’s score by 15 points or more.