Sat. S.J. wrestling roundup: Garnets equal school mark

Padric Lynch survived a 4-3 decision over Pitman's William Cioffi in a 189-pound battle, helping Haddon Heights wrap up a 48-18 win in a nonleague quad wrestling meet at Maple Shade on Saturday and tie the school record for team wins in a season.

The Garnets (20-9) won two of three matchups on the day, beating Maple Shade by 57-13 and dropping a 30-24 verdict to Barnegat. Against Maple Shade, Trevor Roberts (160 pounds) and Alex Thompson (215) had pins for Heights' only wins on the mat.

Pitman added a 60-24 victory over Maple Shade behind pins from Padraic Kinnarney (130), Mark Camma (160), and Curtis Nealer (215).

Allentown Dieruff Duals. Pennsauken's Byron Rozier swept his five matches in Allentown (Pa.) and broke the school record for career wins by boosting his total to 93 victories.

Rozier had three first-period pins and two forfeit wins in his matches at 171 pounds, as the Indians won two of five matchups against Pennsylvania schools.

Cape-Atlantic. Egg Harbor Township won eight of nine matches from 103 pounds to 152 en route to a 43-21 win over visiting Middle Township. Joseph Rocks (103) had a first-period pin and Michael Ciarla (152) notched a major decision.

Nonleague. Host Bordentown's 28-26 victory over Moorestown highlighted a quad meet that also included Bordentown's 72-12 win over Riverside and 72-6 victory over Palmyra, plus Moorestown's 60-11 triumph over Riverside and 66-6 win over Palmyra.

The Scotties, ranked No. 10 in South Jersey by The Inquirer, edged Moorestown with success in the lower weights as Robert DiPierro (103) and Ted Rigas (112) had decisions, and Justin McTamney (119) and Chris Nitschmann (125) added major decisions.

Hammonton won three lopsided matches at Overbrook with a 75-6 win against the host Rams, a 68-3 rout of Gloucester, and a 70-6 triumph against Triton. The Blue Devils' Stephen Musto had three pins at 285.

Overbrook bounced back with a 42-33 win against Triton and a 41-33 triumph over Westampton Tech. Josh Gilger's third-period pin at 119 clinched the win against Triton, and Terence Thompson's 5-4 decision at 215 ended Westampton's comeback bid.

Winslow Township won two of three matches on its home mats, dumping Lindenwold, 49-25, and beating St. Joseph, 57-18, but suffering a 45-27 loss to Shawnee. Winslow's Eric Marshall (152), Tyler Andersen (189), and William Solis-Mays (215) each won three times on the mat, and Shawnee's win featured first-period pins by Connor Muli (103), James Moody (112), Matt DeBarardinis (125), and Austin Wetterau (140).

Washington Township came out on top of a double-dual meet at Cinnaminson with a 39-25 win over the Pirates and a 50-25 success against Williamstown. Cinnaminson beat the Braves, 48-35, in the other matchup.

For Washington Township, Dylan LaPalomento (119) and Steven Passarella (125) had back-to-back, 3-0 decisions against Cinnaminson, and Steven Swayze (171) had a pair of pins during the day.

Highland's Anthony Whittick pinned Bishop Eustace's Vince Manzo in 1 minute, 52 seconds at 140 pounds for the clinching points in the Tartans' 34-33 thriller in a quad meet at Seneca.

The host Golden Eagles swept three matches, 52-17 over Highland, 57-19 over Eustace, and 60-17 over Willingboro. Seneca's Nick Moore had three pins at 160 pounds, Jordan Peoples notched two pins and a decision at 135, and Brandyn Bush added a pin and two decisions at 145.

In Rancocas Valley's 41-28 win over Highland Park and 52-22 victory over Nottingham in a quad meet at South Brunswick, the Red Devils received two pins each by Matt Cole (103), Matthew Sinisgalli (112), Jacob Cole (130) and Anthony Pagan (135).

Host Woodstown broke to a 33-5 lead against Cumberland, then held on for a 39-36 victory in a quad meet. Zach Kirkendall got the Wolverines' final points with a pin at 103 pounds.

Gateway also managed a three-point win over Cumberland, 40-37, as Chris Norris' pin at 119 provided a 40-30 lead with two bouts left. Cumberland salvaged a win, 45-30, over Penns Grove with pins by Rian Lamanteer (130), Cruz Flores (135), and Richard Morris (140) to open the match.


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