It’s title time! The wrestling state sectionals are the first big tournament of the winter season and great teams always deliver. JSZ has highlights from three sectional championship matches around the state – Bergen Catholic vs. Delbarton, Phillipsburg vs. North Hunterdon and Point Beach vs. Shore Regional. Stay tuned throughout the night for all of our wrestling coverage!

#2 Bergen Catholic 48 vs. #1 Delbarton 17 – North Non-Public A Final

While Bergen Catholic still got wins from its nationally-ranked 182 and 195 pounders, it was heavyweight John High and 106-pounder Joe Cangro who were the heroes Friday night. They notched back-to-back pins to spark six-straight wins for the Crusaders as Bergen Catholic went on to win its eight-straight sectional championship.

JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Morristown:

Shore Regional 45 Point Pleasant Beach 19 – Central Jersey Group 1 Final

The Blue Devils busted open a 17-10 lead with back to back pins from Jamie Mazzacco and Brendon Denovaes at 182 and 190 pounds to seal an historic first ever sectional championship in front of a raucous crowd in West Long Branch. Sophomore Jack Maida’s pin at 106 clinched the title and a trip to Toms River this Sunday where Shore will face Kittatinny in the Group 1 state semifinals. JSZ has the highlights and post-match reaction from Shore’s special win:

Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Point Pleasant Beach is brought to you by Peak Coaching for Success – they are the reason we were able to bring you highlights of Shore and the Garnet Gulls!

Phillipsburg 28 North Hunterdon 19 – North Jersey 2 Group 4 Final

The Phillipsburg Stateliners won their 38th Sectional Title, and 6th in a row, against the North Hunterdon Lions on Friday night. The Stateliners won eight bouts, leading from the very beginning of the match.

#1 Phillipsburg will take on #4 Wayne Valley at 11:30am on Sunday for the Group 4 Semifinals in Toms River. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights from Phillipsburg:


Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Phillipsburg is made possible by The Garnet Booster Club of Phillipsburg High School!