Bergen Catholic Battles Back to Score Mat Win at St. Joe’s

The OceanFirst Bank Wrestling Match of the Week lived up to the hype. Watch all the highlights and post-match reaction from Bergen Catholic’s come from behind win at St. Joe-Montvale


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Remy Brancato scored a 5-1 win at 215 pounds to clinch a come from behind win over the Crusaders in front of an electric crowd at St. Joe-Montvale. St. Joe-Montvale raced out to a 13-0 lead starting with heavyweight Jimmy Mullen and Vincent Paino at 106 pounds. The big swing in the match came at 138 pounds when sophomore August Hibler stepped in for an injured Joe Cangro to score a 9-4 upset win over three-time state medalist Alex Almeyda. From there, BC got pins from Chris Bacchioni and Nick Fea on the way to building a 25-16 lead. Following a pair of wins by St. Joe’s, the dual came down to 215 pounds where Brancato delivered. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from a great Friday night battle:

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