Brick Memorial’s Gianni Ghione picked up his 100th career win in the TCNJ Pride Wrestling Tournament at Colts Neck High School.  We talk with the future Ivy League wrestler and have all the champions

COLTS NECK – The Brick Memorial Mustangs claimed six champions in the TCNJ Pride Wrestling Tournament at Colts Neck High School.  Seven teams were part of the event.  Gianni Ghione picked up his 100th varsity win in the semifinals and victory number 101 was in the finals courtesy of a 2nd period pin at 2:21 against Robbinsville’s Brent Grocott.  Ghione has a 2nd and 4th place finish in states in high school career and is looking to claim an individual state championship this March in Atlantic City.  Ghione is set to wrestle at the University of Pennsylvania.  The Lacey Lions scored three wins in the finals, with Point Pleasant Beach and Robbinsville claiming two champions each and the host school, Colts Neck, got a win from Joey King at 113 pounds.  SSZ has highlights from the three of the finals including Ghione’s victory at 132 pounds:

TCNJ Pride Champions

Saturday 12/17 at Colts Neck High School

106 pounds:  Hunter Gutierrez, Lacey

113 pounds: Joey King, Colts Neck

120 pounds: Logan Fox, Robbinsville

126 pounds: Luke Moynihan, Lacey

132 pounds: Gianni Ghione, Brick Memorial

138 pounds: Luke Gauthier, Lacey

145 pounds: Garrett Bilgrav, Robbinsville

152 pounds: Chris Richardson, Brick Memorial

160 pounds: Ean Mueller, Brick Memorial

170 pounds: Sam Williams, Brick Memorial

182 pounds: Jack Baker, Point Pleasant Beach

195 pounds: Cody Ligouri, Point Pleasant Beach

220 pounds: Willie Garner, Brick Memorial

Heavyweight: Nick Rivera, Brick Memorial


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