Blair, Delbarton Finish 1-2 at Beast of the East Wrestling

Jersey Sports Zone takes the road trip to Delaware for the Beast of the East, one of the top wrestling events in the country. New Jersey produces six individual champions led by Blair Academy’s five champs and overall team championship. Watch the highlights of ten championship matches involving New Jersey wrestlers


Over 700 wrestlers from the East Coast came to the University of Delaware to compete in the 29th annual Beast of the East wrestling tournament, making it’s triumphant return after missing 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Blair Academy won five individual championships on the way to winning the overall team title. Delbarton was the runner-up, headlined by Tyler Vazquez getting a marquis win at 132 pounds. Jersey Sports Zone’s Rich Chrampanis and Jay Cook have breakdowns of ten matches that featured New Jersey wrestlers in championship bouts.


113 pounds: Leo DeLuca (Blair Academy) pins Tahir Perkins (Nazareth) 1:44


120 pounds: Marc-Anthony McGowan (Blair Academy) defeats Gabe Giampietro (Smyrna) 12-1


126 pounds: Matthew Lopes (Blair Academy) defeats Evan Mougalian (Kinnelon) 2-1


132 pounds: Tyler Vazquez (Delbarton) defeats Anthony Santaniello (Brick Memorial) 6-5


145 pounds: Ethan Mojena (Lake Highland Prep) defeats Cross Wasilewski (Delbarton) 6-3 (OT)


152 pounds: Joe Sealey (Wyoming Seminary) defeats Andy Troczynski (Delbarton) 13-5


160 pounds: Jonathan Ley (Lake Highland Prep) defeats Simon Ruiz (Delbarton) 5-4


170 pounds: Daniel Wask (Blair Academy) defeats Daniel Williams (Lake Highland Prep) 21-7


182 pounds: Kingsley Menifee (Fauqueir) defeats Vincent Lee (Delbarton) 7-5 (OT)


220 pounds: TJ Stewart (Blair Academy) defeats Max Shulaw (St. Francis Desales) 10-5


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