WEST ORANGE, NJ — Alongside West Orange and James Caldwell, wrestling teams participating in the preliminary round of the Region 3 tournament at West Orange High School on Wednesday include Livingston, Nutley, Bloomfield, Chatham, Columbia, Delbarton, East Side (Paterson), Hanover Park, Madison, Montclair, Morristown, Randolph, Verona.
The following is a list of Caldwell wrestlers who advanced to this round based on their performance in last weekend’s district tournament and their seeding for the upcoming tournament:
Darren Jones (113 pounds, 3rd Place, No. 14 seed)
Joseph Carola (126 pounds, 3rd Place, No. 15 seed)
Alex Jones (132 pounds, 1st Place, No. 3 seed)
Gerald Jones (152 pounds, 1st Place, No. 1 seed)
Kyle Schaffer (170 pounds, 2nd Place, No. 6 seed)
Christian Dalla Riva (182 pounds, 1st Place, No. 3 seed)
John Murphy (285 pounds, 1st Place, No. 5 seed)
The top four wrestlers in each weight class will advance to the NJSIAA Wrestling Individual State Championships in Atlantic City on March 3-5.
Click HERE to read more about the District 9 tournament, in which the Caldwell wrestlers placed third overall.
The regional tournament schedule is as follows:
Wednesday: Preliminary round
Saturday Morning: Semifinals, wrestle backs
Saturday night: Championship finals and consolation finals (3rd - 5th place)