JSZ was mat side for two high profile matchups in North and Central Jersey as Bergen Catholic took on St. Joe’s (Mont.) in an anticipated matchup while Brick Memorial traveled to Toms River North for a divisional showdown. Check back tonight for the coverage!

Bergen Catholic 36 St. Joe’s (Mont.) 29

One of the most anticipated showdowns in the Big North did not disappoints. Despite trailing at the turn of the lineup, Bergen Catholic rolled to show why they’re the top team in New Jersey and among the very best in America. The Crusaders dominated from 106 pounds to 126 pounds, where they scored three pins and a huge decision win.

JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Oradell:

Match Results

138: Michael Cetta (SJR) over William Grater (MD 9-1)

145: Joseph Zargo (BC) over Michael Dellagatta (Dec 11-5)

152: Alex Strashinsky (BC) over Stefano Sgambellone (Dec 5-4)

160: Nate Camiscioli (BC) over Roberto Padilla (Dec 6-2)

170: AJ Fricchione (SJR) over Justin Onello (Fall 5:59)

182: Jack Farinaro (SJR) over (BC) (For.)

195: John Fiore (BC) over Ja’Naz Williams (Fall 3:59)

220: Michael Toranzo (SJR) over Remy Brancato (Dec 3-1)

285: Jim Mullen (SJR) over Esquire Boyce (Fall 1:15)

106: Aidan Wallace (BC) over Josh Iannone (Fall 2:56)

113: Joseph Cangro (BC) over Joe Manno (Fall 3:59)

120: Nick Kayal (BC) over Mateo Sgambellone (Fall 2:42)

126: Robert Howard (BC) over Alex Almeyda (Dec 7-2)

132: Justin Bierdumpfel (SJR) over Eric Broadie (MD 10-1)

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Toms River North 45 Brick Memorial 26

The Mariners captured their second straight A-South Divisional title with their win over the Mustangs. Toms River North earned bonus points in each of their eight victories. Mike Nakano and Nick Mancuso won by pin for the Mariners. Anthony Santaniello remained undefeated and won by major decision for the Mustangs while his brother Vincent Santaniello along with Joe Colon won by pin.

JSZ’s Kenneth Bradley has the highlights from Toms River:

Match Results

195: David Szuba (BM) over James Elias (TRN) (MD 13-4)

220: Mike Nakano (TRN) over Matt Murphy (BM) (F 1:08)

285: John O’Donnell (TRN) FF

106: Anthony Santaniello (BM) over Cole Anderson (TRN) (MD 16-2)

113: Ryan Rosenthal (TRN) FF

120: Vincent Santaniello (BM) over Alex Danelson (TRN) (F 5:32)

126: Michael Richardson (BM) over Jake Rosenthal (TRN) (D 6-0)

132: Michael Cate (BM) over Mark Fedeli (TRN) (D 7-6)

138: Oneil Forbes (TRN) over Victor DiPianta (BM) (MD 17-7)

145: Sergio Borda (TRN) over Nelson DeJesus (BM) (TF 4:20)

152: Nick Boggiano (TRN) FF

160: Matt Spalletta (TRN) FF

170: Joe Colon (BM) over Justin Burkert (TRN) (F :40)

182: Nick Mancuso (TRN) over Rueben Lizardi (BM) (F 1:26)