EAST HANOVER, NJ — The James Caldwell High School wrestling team fell to Hanover Park, 40-21, in the North 2, Group 2 sectional final at Hanover Park High School.
Despite an early 21-9 lead, 31-consecutive points by Hanover Park quickly erased Caldwell’s lead. Early scoring came from Caldwell’s Gerald Jones, who scored a 5-0 decision at 152 and pins by Kyle Schaffer and Christian Dalla Riva at 170 and 195, respectively.
Following two-consecutive technical fall scores for Hanover Park at 120 and 126, Hanover Park’s Lou Raimo pinned Alex Jones to secure the victory.
The defeat ends Caldwell’s group season, but individual states still remain, which begin with districts Feb. 17 and 18.