BOUND BROOK, NJ - For the second year in a row, No. 2 Cedar Grove took the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 1 title, defeating No. 1 Bound Brook 42-32 in Bound Brook on Friday night.
The Panthers delivered three pins and two decisions to defend theri title. Anthony Clarizio, Dan DiPrenda and Vasili Cook all pinned their opponent. Cook came back from an injury timeout, trailing by four, to pin Bound Brook's Matthew Duarte. John Nardiello won 5-2 and Eric Kriegsman won 3-2.
Cedar Grove will travel to Toms River North High School on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. take on Paulsboro in the Group 1 State Semifinals.
All photos by Christine Dye.