Coming into the season, Sayreville needed to exchange seven starters and 189 wins from final winter. Not solely have the veterans come by way of, however the newcomers have made an affect to type a balanced lineup.
Saturday, the Bombers (11-Three) clinched their third-straight Higher Middlesex Convention White Division title with a win over Edison and their fourth in six seasons. It’s the primary time in program historical past that Sayreville has three-peated for the division championship.
“There’s no actual gaping gap within the lineup, which is why we’re robust,” Bombers coach Marcus Ivy stated. “There’s no actual simple spot within the lineup. There might not be a veteran there in all of the spots, however there’s no gap within the lineup.”
That bodes effectively in twin meets. The veteran wrestlers main the way in which embrace returning area qualifiers Dylan Acevedo (106/113), the GMC 106-pound champ final season, Darren Figueroa (126), Elijah Ade-Festus (170/182) and Joe Porcaro (220).
Different guys have stepped up, together with a pair of seniors. Saturday at 113, Tristian Hidalgo trailed towards Edison within the third interval, however scored a giant pin in four:34, whereas Jake Wagner (145) has gone 14-Three.
Ivy famous that even in defeats, wrestlers have come by way of by lasting the total six minutes and limiting bonus factors.
“Now we have our standouts,” Ivy stated. “, we acquired Acevedo and Figueroa and Porcaro, Elijah – we’ve got our youngsters which are going to get their 25, 30 wins. However the different group we’ve got, they’re not going to get 25 wins, however they’re all stable wrestlers. All of them know wrestle.”
Andy Mendlowitz is a sports activities reporter for MyCentralJersey.com. To get limitless entry to native information all through Central Jersey, please subscribe or activate your digital account today.