ORADELL, NJ - Four wrestlers from Verona competed in the Olympic freestyle wrestling tournament at Bergen Catholic High School on Sunday, three earning silver medals.

Tom Kellner (St. Peter's Prep), Michael Garcia (VHS) and Dean Palmer (VHS) all brought home silver medals.  Gabe Bretinbach (VHS) fell one match short of the medal round.  The athletes all train at Cordoba Trained wrestling in Little Falls under freestyle world champion Whalid Hogan and New Jersey State Champion and four-time state finalist Dave Cordoba.  


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