NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School Wrestling Team lost a close match against Jefferson 34-26 when they played them home on Thursday, January 12.

The results of the matches are as follows:

  • Weight Class 106: Nico Celentabo (J) won over Aidan Bartsch (N) in a 11-8 decision
  • Weight Class 113: Ryan Richards (J) won over Julian Sibblies (N) with an 11-2 Major decision
  • Weight Class 120: Marcelo Negron (J) won with a Newton forfeit
  • Weight Class 126: Michael Freda (N) won in a 5-4 decision over Mason Godfrey (J)
  • Weight Class 132: Ryan Tripodi (J) won over Erion Mahmudi (N) with a pin in 0.25
  • Weight Class 138: Mark Bohn (J) won over Jake DeLuca (N) in a 5-0 decision
  • Weight Class 145: Nicholas Giordano (N) won over Robert Ferucci (J) in a 7-6 decision
  • Weight Class 152: Wyatt McCarthy (N) won over Ariel Rivera (J) with a technical fall at 5:48.
  • Weight Class 160: Jonathon Borgognoni (N) won over Rob Ortense (J) won with a pin in 2:51
  • Weight Class 170: Shane Connolly (J) won over Nick Brigante (N) with a pin in 5:09
  • Weight Class 182: Joseph DeLuca (N) won over Justin Randzio (J) with a 8-2 decision
  • Weight Class 195: Luke Fischer (N) won over Jason Boucher (J) in a 9-2 decision
  • Weight Class 220: Jake Carnevale (J) won over Devin Mager (N) in a 2-1 decision
  • Weight Class 285: Cole Benfatti (J) won over Luis Arrazola (N) with a pin in 5:49

The Braves are currently 3-4 overall in the season and 1-0 in their conference division. They will take on Lenape Valley, away, on Wednesday, January 18, beginning at 7 p.m.