WEST ORANGE, NJ — Teams participating in the preliminary round of Region 3 tournament at West Orange High School on Wednesday include West Orange, Livingston, Caldwell, Nutley, Bloomfield, Chatham, Columbia, Delbarton, East Side (Paterson), Hanover Park, Madison, Montclair, Morristown, Randolph, Verona.
The following is a list of West Orange wrestlers who advanced to this round based on their performance in last weekend’s district tournament and their seeding for the upcoming tournament:
Victor Lopez (113 pounds, 1st Place, No. 2 seed)
Edgar Moreno (120 pounds, 3rd Place, No. 10 seed)
Michael Charles (126 pounds, 3rd Place, No. 15 seed)
Abraham Dada (152 pounds, 3rd Place, No. 9 seed)
Sebastian Rawls (170 pounds, 2nd Place, No. 4 seed)
Noah Tandy (195 pounds, 1st Place, No. 3 seed)
Victor Kuga (285 pounds, 3rd Place, No. 13 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 10 tournament, in which the West Orange wrestlers placed second overall behind Delbarton.
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)