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Wrestling: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Goes 2-1 in Quad Meet on Saturay, Pins West Milford, 45-30

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Jeremy Lenart
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Nick Palazzolo
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Justin Sidebottom and Coach Marc Fabiano
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West Milford, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood improved to 7-7 with a win on the road at West Milford on Saturday, 45-30.

The Raiders were buoyed by pins from Jeremy Lenart, Justin Sidebottom, Jack Cannon,Nick Palazzolo, and Bobby Mount. 

  • 106 lbs: Bailey Justin, West Milford, pinned Kyle Rigney, Scotch Plains-Fanwood  (4:14)
  • 113 lbs: Jeremy Lenart, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, pinned Anthony Valenti, West Milford (0:51)
  • 120 lbs: Justin Sidebottom, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, pinned Mike Nowacki, West Milford (0:44)
  • 126 lbs: Trevor Fleet, West Milford, pinned Jacob Perone, Scotch Plains-Fanwood (2:29)
  • 132 lbs: Brandon Sanchez, West Milford, beat Mateo Velez, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, by a 4-1 decision
  • 138 lbs: Jack Cannon, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, pinned Justin Pinedo, West Milford (1:02)
  • 145 lbs: Michael Ramos, Scotch Plains-Fanwood defeated Craig Blumeling, West Milford, by an 18-16 decision
  • 152 lbs: Nick Palazzolo, Scotch Plains-Fanwood pinned Joey Heisler, West Milford (0:46)
  • 160 lbs: Andrew Perucki, West Milford, beat Alex Oslislo, Scotch Plains-Fanwood by a 3-1 decision
  • 170 lbs: Vinny Boratto, West Milford pinned Zach Fleischman, Scotch Plains-Fanwood (1:20)
  • 182 lbs: Sean O`Connor, Scotch Plains-Fanwood won by forfeit
  • 195 lbs: Sam Wustefeld, Scotch Plains-Fanwood won by forfeit
  • 220 lbs: Bobby Mount, Scotch Plains-Fanwood pinned Gavin Pagano, West Milford (1:02)
  • 285 lbs: Eric Lindstrom, West Milford pinned Billy Root, Scotch Plains-Fanwood (0:34)

"The guys today took the momentum we had from Friday night against Roselle Park and brought it to the quad today," said Coach Marc Fabiano. "We finished the day 2-1, losing to Clifton and winning against West Milford and Plainfield."

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Jeremy Lenart had a big day. The junior secured the match against West Milford with a pin.

"He started the match working his offense and was able to get in on a deep shot and take his opponent to his back," Fabiano said. "I was very proud of him after a tough match against Roselle Park."

Zach Zimmerman also had a nice win at the varsity level.

"He was put in at 160 against Clifton and wrestled an outstanding match. Zach is one of the hardest workers in the room and continues to get better everyday," Fabiano explained. "His wrestling from the neutral position is some of the best on the team."

The Raiders get back on the mat on Wednesday vs. Cranford at SPFHS.

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