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WHRHS Wrestling: Saum, Hayward Get 100th Wins, Watchung Hills Wins Somerset County Championship, Outstanding Wrestler

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WHRHS Wrestling: Saum, Hayward Get 100th Wins, Watchung Hills Wins Somerset County Championship
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WHRHS Wrestling: Saum, Hayward Get 100th Wins, Watchung Hills Wins Somerset County Championship Credits: Saum
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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - It was a day for milestones. Watchung Hills won the Somerset County team championship on Saturday with 218 points, and eleven Warriors finished in the top three. 

Four Warriors, Jake Stasil, Rob Saum, Vincent Mattaliano, and Justin Hayward are also individual county champions in their weight classes- Stasil at 145, Saum at 150, Mattaliano at 170, and Hayward at 182. Saum and Hayward not only took first place in their weight class but also earned their 100th wins

 Stasil won Outstanding Wrestler and took the 145-pound title as a No. 5 seed

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And, the Watchung Hills wrestling team remains undefeated this season.

In second place for the Warriors:

126 Danny Miller

132 Nick Ciraulo

220 Mike Salerno

 

And in third place:

120 Blake Bahna

138 Eddie Williams

160 Frank Medina

195 Tim Searfoss

 

Hayward, Saum and Danny Miller all hit the 100 win milestone this month.

 

Watchung Hills next wrestles at Governor Livingston in Berkeley Heights on Friday.

 

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