WARREN, NJ - What a day for Watchung Hills Warriors’ Wrestling. The Watchung Hills Regional High School wrestling team won its third straight District title on Saturday. And, second year head coach James Huff was named District Coach of the Year.
Watchung Hills took first place with 188 points. Bound Brook finished second with 172 1/2 and Rahway took third with 151 1/2 points.
Watchung Hills Junior Nico Calello ( 106) defeated Rahway junior Amajuwan Murray, who entered with a 29-0 record, 5-1, to earn first place on the podium. Junior Blake Bahna (160), senior John Dusza (195) and freshman heavyweight Hunter Seubert also finished in first place for Watchung Hills.
“What a great day today at Watchung Hills Regional High School,” said WHRHS head coach Jim Huff. “Thank you tell the family and friends that help volunteer their time to make the districts run so smoothly. Thank you to the youth program, especially the kids, who came out and helped make the process so easy this year. Winning the districts as a team for the second straight year is a huge accomplishment and all the credit in the world goes to the kids and the assistant coaches that have prepared them. I’m very happy with the way that we performed in district, the next step is the regional tournament on Wednesday at Union. Again, thank you for everyone who helped make this day happen!”
106 Final: Nico Calello wins by decision 5-1, placing 1st in the 2020 District 15 tournament.
113 Final: Dylan Kolakowski loss by decision 2-0, placing 2nd at the 2020 District 15 tournament.
120 Consolation Final: Teagan Wittmaack loss by decision 10-3, placing 4th in the 2020 District 15 tournament.
126 Consolation Final: Christian Calvo wins by fall 3:03, placing 3rd in the 2020 District 15 tournament.
152 Final: Jack Murray loss by decision 6-0 placing second in the District.
160 Final: Blake Bahna wins by major decision 13-3, placing 1st in the 2020 District Tournament.
182 Consolation: Gerard Aroneo wins by decision 5-0, placing 3rd in the 2020 District 15 tournament.
195 Final: John Dusza wins by fall 1:56, placing 1st in the 2020 District 15 tournament.
220 Consolation: Christopher Huljack loss by decision 9-3, placing 4th in the 2020 District 15 tournament.
285 Final: Hunter Seubert wins by decision 1-0, placing 1st in the 2020 District 15 tournament.