Pins Galore as Seton Hall Prep tops South Plainfield on the Mat

It might still be early in the season, but both Seton Hall Prep and South Plainfield (the reigning Group 2 champions) were looking for statement wins to start off the year.

The Pirates pulled out a 40-31 victory over the Tigers after a match highlighted by eight total pins between the two squads. Seton Hall Prep lead 31-10 at the turn of the lineup and South Plainfield got within four points before a Connor Decker tech ended the match.

JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from South Plainfield:

Match Results

145: Cole Carroll (SHP) over Issa Jadallah (Fall 0:35)

152: Xavier Santos (SOPL) over Aidan Cunningham (MD 8-0)

160: Jack Wilt (SHP) over Daniel Borsos (Fall 5:53)

170: Zachary Merlino (SHP) over Aidan MacKenzie (MD 14-3)

182: AJ Hinton (SHP) over Kenneth Clevengar (Fall 5:58)

195: Michael Massa (SHP) over Thomas Renna (Dec. 6-5)

220: Andrew Mitzak (SHP) over Austin Scott (Fall 1:03)

285: Julian Medina (SOPL) over Brandon Blanco (Fall 0:28)

106: J.J. Giordano (SOPL) over Joseph Sciarrone (Dec. 2-0)

113: Julian Irizarry (SOPL) over Robert Crofford (Fall 2:38)

120: Jacob DelVecchio (SOPL) over Gabriel Jiminez (Fall 4:40)

126: Lawrence Melchionda (SHP) over Andrew Loniewski (MD 13-2)

132: Anthony White (SOPL) over Dean Musialowicz (Fall 3:51)

138: Connor Decker (SHP) over Tyler Balent (TF 15-0 4:41)