UNION, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood finished 5th in the Union County Wrestling tournament held in Union on Saturday.
Sam Wustefeld, ranked No. 1 going into the competition, met expectations by winning his 182 lb. weight class.
"Sam won his first County championship. He wrestled very well," said head coach Marc Fabiano in an interview with TAPintoSPF. "His offensive and defensive positions were outstanding. He really pushed the pass in all his matches."
Junior co-captain Jack Cannon placed 4th in the tournament at 138 lbs.
"Jack gave his all tonight in a very tough weight class," Fabiano said. "He is looking great and pushed the pace in every match."
Participating schools in the tournament were: A.L. Johnson (Clark), Cranford, David Brearley (Kenilworth), Dayton, Elizabeth, Gov. Livingston, New Providence, Linden, Plainfield, Rahway, Roselle Park, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, Union, and Westfield.
"We did a great job as a team finishing fifth," Fabiano added. "I'm very proud of the entire team. We kept wrestling the entire time and did not give up."