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Brearley-Dayton Wrestling: Freshman Patrick Phillips Advances to Quarterfinals of Region 4 Tournament

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Credits: Thomas Lynaugh
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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Dayton freshman Patrick Phillips advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2018 Region 4 wrestling tournament with a technical fall at two minutes and ten seconds over the 12th seed Raja Ahmed of North Plainfield.  It was his second consecutive victory over Ahmed.

Phillips qualified as the fifth seed from the District 14 Tournament.  He will face fourth seeded Connor Robinson of North Hunterdon Friday in quarterfinals. The winner of that match will face the winner of the match between the first seed CJ Composto of Westfield and the eighth seed Josh Rich of Voorhees.

Wrestling in the 106-pound weight class, Patrick has compiled a record of 25-2 so far in his first season on the team. His record includes 11 pins, one major decisions and five technical fall. 

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Robinson is in this third year of wrestling for North Hunterdon.  His record for this season is 21-2 with ten pins, two major decisions and one technical fall.

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