CLIFTON, NJ -- The West Orange wrestling team, coming off a dramatic comeback victory over Livingston in the quarterfinal round on Monday, lost, 39-31, to Clifton Wednesday night in the semifinal round of the Section 1, Group 5 state tournament.
A pin by Daniela Tacuri Andrade at 120 pounds was a highlight of the match for West Orange, which had seven winners in the matchup against Clifton.
106 pound: Abdul Alsaidi (Clifton) md. Jaiden Mendez, 15-5.
113 pound: Carlos Sierra (Clifton) p. Justin Barr, 0:52
120 pound: Daniela Tacuri Andrade (West Orange) p. Ronny Sandoval, 3:27
126 pound: Damianlee Torres (West Orange) md. Giovanni Caro, 11-2.
132 pound: Matthew Suarez (West Orange) d. Omar Ali, 8-6.
138 pound: Mohammed Ghaith (Clifton) d. John Lupkovich, 18-2 (TF).
145 pound: Chris Stathopoulos (Clifton) p. Matthew Regateiro, 1:50
152 pound: Ari Rosu (West Orange) won by forfeit.
160 pound: Elijah Matos (West Orange) won by forfeit.
170 pound: Enrique Montero (Clifton) p. Sean Tandy, 0:31
182 pound: Daniel Pereira (West Orange) d. Joseph Abill, 7-3.
195 pound: Malik Allan (Clifton) p. Kalleo Mendes, 2:29
220 pound: Jesus Valdez (Clifton) p. Adonis May, 5:35
285 pound: Amadu Kamara (West Orange) d. Ahmad Ramadan, 4-3.