UNION, NJ – Two Union High School wrestlers placed in Saturday’s District 16 Wrestling Tournament at Millburn High School.
The top three place winners in each weight class will advance to the regional tournament, which takes place next weekend. From there, the top three place winners at regionals compete for an individual state title in a tournament that is held the first weekend in March.
· 126 pounds – 3rd Place - Senior Kyjuan Hutchins
· 152 pounds - 1st Place - Senior Nick Zuena
Other Farmers who finished in the top four are:
· 160 pounds - Senior Joram Morinvil
· 182 pounds - Senior Dellison Nkrahene
· 220 pounds - Junior Bobby Emanuel
· 285 pounds - Senior Raul Falar
Wathchung Hills 179
New Providence 105
Iselin Kennedy 79
Newark Academy 24
Union competed in the District 16 Tournament against fellow high school varsity wrestlers from Bridgewater-Raritan, Colonia, Iselin Kennedy, Millburn, Newark Academy, Shabazz, New Providence, Voorhees and Watching Hills.
The NJSIAA District Wrestling Tournament is the first of three steps that lead to an individual state title in the sport.