The playoffs begin next week. But first the regular season winds down with tremendous action as Shawnee faces Camden Catholic, and RFH tangles with RBC. Enjoy the highlights!
Shawnee 41 Camden Catholic 33
The night came down to the final match at 113 pounds, and Ethan Staples delivered for the Renegades with a clutch pin in the third period to win it. Jake Hastings, Chris Ahrens, Matt Quinn and Jay Stokes also won by fall for Shawnee (17-1). Chase Casey, Jurius Clark, Martin Cosgrove and Jonathan Graham all pinned for the Irish (7-2) in the loss.
JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights and reaction from Medford:
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Rumson-Fair Haven 38 Red Bank Catholic 27
Freshman Orson de Carvalho scored a dramatic pin at 150 pounds while trailing 13-5 in the third period to score his first varsity win and give RFH a 22-21 lead on the way to a big dual win against their rival. RBC opened the match with three straight wins to take a 15-0 lead before RFH mounted its comeback. When RFH forfeited to RBC All-American Sabino Portella at 175 pounds, RFH state medalist Shay Addison bumped up to 190 pounds and clinched the match with a first-period pinfall. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights form an exciting senior night in Rumson:
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