Southern Wrestlers Cruise Into South Jersey Group V Final

Going Ahead: Senior Nate Bischoff and the Southern Regional wrestling group effortlessly obtained by their opponents for the duration of the opening two rounds of the NJSIAA South Jersey Team V tournament on Feb. 7. (Picture by David Biggy)
It’s match time and the Southern Regional wrestling staff begun its run towards a achievable Group V title with a pair of dominant victories throughout the opening two rounds of the NJSIAA South Jersey sectional tourney on Feb. 7.
The Rams remained excellent at 16- after smashing eighth-seeded Highland Regional, 70-3, and fifth-seeded Washington Township, 51-9, and state-of-the-art to the sectional last, slated for Wednesday, Feb. 9, in which they will host 2nd-seeded Kingsway.
In the initially contest of the sectional, Conor Collins started major-seeded Southern’s barrage with a pin in 4:28 at 120 pounds, before Wyatt Stout cruised to an 18-3 technological slide in 5:50 at 126 pounds, and Hayden Hochstrasser pinned in 3:53 of the 132-pound contest to make it a 17- match immediately after a few bouts.
Southern wrestlers poured on the victories, as Matt Henrich received a 12-4 big determination at 138 lbs ., Dan Lee received by personal injury default in the 1st period of the 144-pound tilt, Cole Velardi took treatment of business enterprise with a pin in 1:03 at 150, and Nate Bischoff culminated a 39-point onslaught with a pin in 3:53 at 157 lbs.
Next a 3-2 choice at 165 for Highland’s only points, Southern acquired six points when Collin French was awarded a forfeit victory at 175, followed by Nolan Anderson’s pin in 1:50 at 190, Reilly O’Boyle’s pin in 43 seconds at 215, and Dave Casas’ 13-2 big decision at heavyweight. Sam Pari pinned in 1:14 at 106 and Scottie Sari shut out the lopsided victory with a 5- final decision at 113 lbs.
Versus the Minutemen in the next matchup, Stout kicked off the straightforward earn with a 9- significant decision at 126 pounds, just before Hochstrasser pinned in 1:03 at 132, Henrich shipped a pin in 2:16 at 138, Nick Bennet pinned in 1:10 at 144, and Velardi scored a 6-3 decision at 150 to give Southern a 25- benefit.
Immediately after Bischoff gained an 8- major at 157, Tyler Chase won a 3-1 final decision at 165, Kai Wagner added a 6-5 selection at 175, and French designed it 38- with a 7-3 selection at 190 lbs. Subsequent losses at 215 and 285, Pari received a 9-2 conclusion at 106, Sari pinned in 1:34 at 113, and Collins ended the contest with an 8- major choice at 120.
Really should the Rams knock off the second-seeded Dragons in the South Jersey final, they will advance to Friday’s Team V semifinals. The Team V championship contest is slated for Sunday, Feb. 13.  —D.B.

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