Sparta Wrestling: Win 100 for Coach Battaglia, Sweeps Quad- Demarest, Pascack Hills, Wallkill Valley

Sparta High School wrestling Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School wrestling coach Frank Battaglia got win number 100 at the quad meet on Saturday when they defeated Demarest 61-12.

"The team wrestled tough today in our three wins,” Battaglia said. “It's so exciting to see how far the program has come. I am lucky to have two great assistance coaches in Dan Trappe and John Procopio.   We work well together and get stronger as a coaching staff each year. I look forward to many more exciting seasons.

In Sparta’s home gymnasium they went on to put down Pascack Hills 55-19 and win over Wallkill Valley 51-24.

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Against Demarest:

  • At 106 lbs Cooper Stewart pinned in 41 seconds
  • At 113 lbs Devin Belasco pinned in 2:31
  • At 120 lbs Spencer Stewart won 2-1
  • At 126 lbs Christopher Hwang pinned in 1:26
  • At 132 lbs Garrett Stewart pinned in 41 seconds
  • At 138 lbs Carter Sheridan won in an injury default
  • At 160 lbs Anthony Lombardo pinned in 1:10
  • At 179 lbs Kevin Berlin won a 12-2 major decision
  • At 182 lbs Mason Minetti pinned at 1:34
  • At 195 lbs Robert Gennat won a forfeit
  • At 220 lbs TJ Hurley won a forfeit

Against Wallkill Valley:

  • At 106 lbs Cooper Stewart won a forfeit
  • At 113 lbs Spencer Stewart pinned in 1:26
  • At 126 lbs Christopher Hwang won a 5-3 decision
  • At 132 lbs Garret Stewart pinned in 39 seconds
  • At 138 lbs Carter Sheridan won a forfeit
  • At 145 lbs Rocco Gigantelli pinned in 54 seconds
  • At 170 lbs Mason Minetti pinned in 31 seconds
  • At 195 lbs Robert Gennat won a forfeit
  • At 220 lbs TJ Hurley won a forfeit

Against Pascack Valley:

  • At 106 lbs Cooper Stewart won a 14-2 major decision
  • At 113 lbs Devin Belasco pinned in 40 seconds
  • At 120 lbs Spencer Stewart got a forfeit
  • At 126 lbs Christopher Hwang won a technical fall with a score of 19-4 in 5:01
  • At 132 lbs Garrett Stewart pinned in 50 seconds
  • At 138 lbs Carter Sheridan pinned in 1:16
  • At 145 lbs Rocco Gigantelli pinned in 5:25
  • At 152 James Bates pinned in 1:49
  • At 170 lbs Mason Minetti earned a major decision 10-2
  • At 195 Robert Gennat pinned in 1:20

Sparta wrestling stands at 13-5 for the season.  They will take on Pope John on Wednesday in the Lyon’s gym beginning at 7 p.m.


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