Wrestling: Verona's Frank Gabriele Wins Third District Title, Named Outstanding Wrestler


BELLEVILLE, NJ - Verona's Frank Gabriele won his third district title at the District 10 tournament in Belleville on Saturday and was named Outstanding Wrestler as voted on by the district coaches.

Gabriele defeated Delbarton's Dante Stefanelli, 10-6, at 138 lbs. to earn his title. 

John Gabriele took second place earning his at shot at regions.  He fell to Delbarton's Vincent Andreano, 13-3.  Dean Palmer, Nick Riggio and Billy Fauerbach all took third place which gives them a shot at the regions tournament as well.   Palmer defeated Becaon's Hazma Chah, 2-1, at 120 lbs.  Riggio pinned Wood-Ridge's Stephen Rykola in two minutes 25 seconds at 170 lbs.  Fauerback pinned Nutley's Daniel Jennings in four minutes 37 seconds at 182 lbs.  

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