VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - It was business as usual for Verona and Cedar Grove High School wrestlers to end the summer.

Verona and Cedar Grove joined forces with the Cordoba Trained club team, rising senior Michael Garcia took first place, Senior Cade Byrne took second place, Sophomores Antonio Cuffari from Cedar Grove and Dean Palmer Verona both took third Incoming freshman Derek Bernadino also closed out the summer offseason workouts on Sunday at the highly-competitive Summer Sizzler Tournament in Paramus, NJ.

“It was a great opportunity and experience for everyone involved and a great way to close out the summer season,” Garcia said, who finished with a 3-0 individual record in the 109-pound weight class. “Some of the best wrestlers in the tri-state area participate in this tournament every year. We all got a lot of work in and the experience will only help us this coming season.”