Rumson
Fair Haven

Regional
High School

74 Ridge Rd.
Rumson, NJ 07760
732-842-1597
(Monmouth County)

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Program Est.
1961

Mascot
Bulldogs

Colors
Purple & White

Athletic Director

Chris Lanzalotto

Head Coach
Bryan Heller
(5th Season in 2018)

Assistants
Billy George
Tom Colella


Section
CJ Group 2

Division
A-Central

District
19

Region
5



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     INDIVIDUALS    

6 State Placers
(Last: Addison - '18)

5 Region Champs
(Last: Iwama- '15)

28 District Champs
(Last: Addison  &  Horan  -  2018)


       RECORDS       

Career Wins - 131
Marcus Iwama

Season Wins - 42
Nick Addison - 2018



  100 WIN CLUB    

Marcus Iwama - 132
Bryan Heller - 118
Patrick Berger - 104





Shore Conference Wrestling

Overall Record:  2-20  /  Shore Conference:  2-15  /  A-Central:  1-5


ShoreConferenceWrestling.com Wrestler Of The Year

(Jr) Nick Addison  -  Rumson
Weight: 170  /  2018 Record: 42-4
4th Place NJSIAA Tournament
2nd Place Region 5 
1st Place District 19  (2-time Champion / 3-time Medal Winner)
2nd Place Shore Conference Tournament
1st Place Buc Classic  (3-time Champion)
1st Place Holmdel Holiday Tournament  (2-time Champion / 3-time Medal Winner)
1st Place Caldwell Tournament
Set school record for Single Season Wins. 4th Place finish at States matches program high.






3/4: Addison Takes 4th At States

Nick Addison took 4th Place at 170-pounds, matching the highest placement for a Rumson wrestler at the State Tournament. He finished the season with 42 wins, a new single season high at Rumson. Freshman Max Brignola had his season come to an end in the 2nd round of the wrestlebacks. He ends the year with a program record 37 wins for a freshman.

STATE AGATES

126: Fr - Max Brignola - (NJ-WB2)
PRELIM: Jacob Perez (Paulsboro) d. Max Brignola (Rumson)  5-4
WB1: Max Brignola (Rumson) d. Codey O'Rourke (Warren Hills)  10-9
WB2: Trent Furman (Westwood) p. Max Brignola (Rumson)  3:48

170: Jr - Nick Addison - (NJ-4th)
PRELIM: Nick Addison (Rumson) d. Shane Connolly (Jefferson)  8-3
PQ: Nick Addison (Rumson) d. Travis Arata (Mahwah)  7-2
QF: Nick Addison (Rumson) d. Shane Reitsma (Howell)  5-3 SV
SF: Michael O'Malley (Hasbrouck Heights) tf. Nick Addison (Rumson)  5-0
WBSF: Nick Addison (Rumson) d. Marco Gaita (West Morris Central)  7-0
3RD/4TH: Nicholas Caracappa (St John Vianney) d. Nick Addison (Rumson)  5-3



2/24: Addison & Brignola Advance To States

Nick Addison finished 2nd at 170, and Max Brignola took 3rd at 126, as the pair punched their tickets to the State Tournament in Atlantic City. Liam Horan finished in 5th place at 182, and will serve as an alternate and would replace anyone from the Region is weight in the event they withdraw from the tournament.

REGION 5 AGATES

106: So - Tristan Izzo - (R5-PQ)
PQ: #5 Thomas O'Keefe (Middletown North) d. #12 Tristan Izzo (Rumson)  4-2

126: Fr - Max Brignola - (R5-3rd)
PQ: #8 Max Brignola (Rumson) md. #9 Nate Pujols (Middletown North)  8-0
QF: #1 AJ DeRosa (Delaware Valley) d. #8 Max Brignola (Rumson)  5-0
WB1: #8 Max Brignola (Rumson) d. #5 Jaleel Gopaul (Keyport)  6-3
WB2: #8 Max Brignola (Rumson) d. #7 Jonathan Lamprecht (South Brunswick)  8-2
3RD: #8 Max Brignola (Rumson) md. #4 Emmanuel Perera (Montgomery)  10-0

170: Jr - Nick Addison - (R5-2nd)
QF: #1 Nick Addison (Rumson) p. #8 Dylan Lonnay (Raritan)  3:08
SF: #1 Nick Addison (Rumson) d. #4 Nice Recine (Piscataway)  5-2
F: #3 Nicholas Caracappa (St John Vianney) d. #1 Nick Addison (Rumson)  2-1

182: So - Liam Horan - (R5-5th)
QF: #3 Kenneth Abode (North Brunswick) d. #6 Liam Horan (Rumson)  8-2
WB1: #6 Liam Horan (Rumson) d. #7 Jack Hardzewicz (Middletown South)  3-0
WB2: #5 George Burdick (Raritan) p. #6 Liam Horan (Rumson)  3:54
5TH: #6 Liam Horan (Rumson) d. #8 Elijah Pitt-Goodson (Piscataway)  7-2



2/17: Bulldogs Finish 6th at Districts

1st Place
170: Nick Addison
182: Liam Horan

3rd Place
106: Tristan Izzo
126: Max Brignola




2/10: Shore  49  -  Rumson  24
182: Nick Addison (R) p. Antonis Krousos  0:21
195: Liam Horan (R) d. Michael Rosati  3-1
220: Joe Graci (S) by forfeit
285: Balint Bognar (S) by forfeit
106: Brendan Nichols (S) by forfeit
113: Jack Maida (S) by forfeit
120: Matt Klemser (S) by forfeit
126: Brad Smuro (S) by forfeit
132: Max Brignola (R) by forfeit
138: Al Desantis (S) d. Tyler Brignola  7-0
145: Michael McGhee (S) md. Michael Ponenti  10-0
152: Jack Kelly (R) d. Jarrett Weir  5-0
160: Ian Smith (S) p. Joseph Sestito  2:43
170: Michael Taylor (R) by injury default over Cade Torres

2/10: Marlboro  40  -  Rumson  39
170: Nick Addison (R) by forfeit
182: Liam Horan (R) p. Jon Catania  4:26
195: Christian Pittari (M) by forfeit
220: Michael Rowland (M) by forfeit
285: Adam Mirza (M) by forfeit
106: Tristan Izzo (R) p. Harrison Gordon  2:51
113: Zach Vasile (M) by forfeit
120: Andrew Di Liberto (M) by forfeit
126: Max Brignola (R) p. Gavin McQuade  0:56
132: Tyler Brignola (R) d. Eric Lipovetsky  8-4
138: Michael Ponenti (R) p. Nick Biller  2:58
145: Jack Kelly (R) p. Ryan Corbin  0:56
152: Edward Jang (M) p. Joseph Sestito  5:21
160: Evan Brown (M) md. Michael Taylor  13-0

2/10: Middletown North  48  -  Rumson  19
160: Nico Cerbo (MN) over Michael Taylor 3:04
170: Nick Addison (R) over Gabriel Lubrano Lavandera  1:15
182: Caleb Dean (MN) by forfeit
195: Nicholas Cofone (MN) d. Liam Horan  7-0
220: Jacob Anderson (MN) by forfeit
285: No Match
106: Thomas O`Keefe (MN) by forfeit
113: Tyler Klinsky (MN) by forfeit
120: Freddy Luchs (MN) by forfeit
126: Max Brignola (R) d. Nate Pujols  6-3
132: Chris Mc Carthy (MN) d. Tyler Brignola  6-4
138: Michael Ponenti (R) md. Mike Puzo  14-1
145: Jack Kelly (R) over Kyle Puzo (MN) (Inj. [time]
152: Stanley Wojdylak (MN) over Joseph Sestito  0:33



2/9: East Brunswick  51  -  Rumson  30
106: Tristan Izzo (R) p. Lucas Vidal  0:20
113: Andrew Zuckerman (EB) by forfeit
120: Louis LaRocca (EB) by forfeit
126: Mitchell Polito (EB) p. Max Brignola  3:23
132: Tyler Brignola (R) p. Joshua Grunberg  1:49
138: Michael Ponenti (R) p. Spencer Longo  0:32
145: Awab Farag (EB) by injury default over Jack Kelly
152: Nader Lasheen (EB) d. Joseph Sestito  5-4 TB
160: Brandon Sems (EB) p. Michael Taylor  5:09
170: Nick Addison (R) p. Christian Perrine  2:35
182: Liam Horan (R) p. Bryon Almeida  0:24
195: Daniel Mattar (EB) by forfeit
 220: Youssef Gamel (EB) by forfeit
285: Abdullah Mohamed (EB) by forfeit



2/3: Raritan  62  -  Rumson  9
120: Mike Lonnay (R) by forfeit
126: Max Brignola (Rum) d. Cameron Rafalko  10-4
132: AJ Erven (R) tf. Tyler Brignola  22-7 5:40
138: Russell Benson (R) p. Michael Ponenti  3:42
145: Christian Sookdeo (R) d. Jack Kelly  5-2
152: Anthony Bailey (R) p. Joseph Sestito  1:00
160: James Ecklyn (R) by forfeit
170: Nick Addison (Rum) p. Dylan Lonnay  1:10
182: George Burdick (R) p. Liam Horan  0:45
195: Justin Acevedo (R) by forfeit
220: No Match
285: Matt Spirko (R) by forfeit.
106: Aiden Dennehy (R) by forfeit
113: Robert Taddeo (R) by forfeit



1/31: Ocean Township  61  -  Rumson  12
145: Jake Benner (OT) p. Jack Kelly  1:42
152: Emerson Derose (OT) tf Joseph Sestito  24-9 5:50
160: Anthony Esposito (OT) by forfeit
170: Brandon Tracey (OT) p. Michael Taylor  2:27
182: Nick Addison (R) p. Ruan Faria  0:21
195: Liam Horan (R) d. Dino Poniros  4-2
220: Christian Wilson (OT) by forfeit
285: Joseph Teresi (OT) by forfeit
106: Demetri Poniros (OT) by forfeit
113: William Tisony (OT) by forfeit
120: Adam Manzo (OT) by forfeit
126: Max Brignola (R) d. Jack Nies  5-0
132: Alex Poniros (OT) tf. Tyler Brignola  15-0 4:42
138: Saif Ali (OT) d. Michael Ponenti  8-6



1/30: CBA  45  -  Rumson  23
106: Nicholas Geissler (CBA) by forfeit
113: Max Bean (CBA) by forfeit
120: Richie Koehler (CBA) by forfeit
126: Max Brignola (R) tf. Trevor Smith  16-0
132: Sam LaCorte (CBA) d. Tyler Brignola  5-4
138: Michael Ponenti (R) d. Chris Gallegos  6-5
145: Jack Kelly (R) p. Christopher Ruggeri
152: Christian Recantini (CBA) by forfeit
160: Matt Meyer (CBA) p. Joseph Sestito
170: Nick Addison (R) d. Derek Smith  6-3
182: Liam Horan (R) p. Alex Halpin
195: Declan McGagh (CBA) by forfeit
220: Cameron DiGiorgio (CBA) by forfeit
285: No Match



1/27: Bulldogs Finish 17th at Shore Conference Tournament

TOP 4 FINISHERS

2nd Place
170: Nick Addison



1/24: Matawan  45  -  Rumson  34
106: David Rubin (M) by forfeit
113: Kamrin O`Neill (M) by forfeit
120: Daniel Higuita (M) by forfeit
126: Max Brignola (R) p. Adam Coleman  5:48
132: Tyler Brignola (R) p. Jose Veliz  5:19
138: Michael Ponenti (R) md. Aidan Esposito  16-4
145: Jack Kelly (R) p. Bekim Gjyriqi  3:41
152: Ryan Calo (M) d. Joseph Sestito  10-3
160: Alwayne Mitchell (M) by forfeit
170: Nick Addison (R) p. Thomas Arendt  2:25
182: Liam Horan (R) by forfeit
195: Hanan Babar (M) by forfeit
220: Anthony Ayala (M) by forfeit
285: Elias Kouri (M) by forfeit



1/20: Middletown South  42  -  Rumson  25
182: Liam Horan (R) d. Jack Hardzewicz  1-0
195: No Match
220: Kory Pool (MS) by forfeit 
285: Adam Markman (MS) by forfeit 
106: Stephen McGrouther (MS) by forfeit 
113: Owen Fitzgerald (MS) by forfeit 
120: James Piehler (MS) by forfeit 
126: Max Brignola (R) md. Devon Slavin  14-6
132: Tyler Brignola (R) md. AJ Vega  9-0
138: Michael Ponenti (R) p. Anthony Dacunto  0:48
145: Jack Kelly (R) md. Danny Ward  11-2
152: Blake Zarzycki (MS) p. Joseph Sestito  2:27
160: Kyler Lebetz (MS) by forfeit 
170: Nick Addison (R) md. Justin Weimer  14-4

1/20: Trenton Central  48  -  Rumson  30
170: Nick Addison (R) tf. Yajaziel Reyes  19-4 4:05
182: Liam Horan (R) d. Brian Shawsam  2-1 TB
195: Caleb Spaulding (TC) by forfeit 
220: Naze Washington (TC) by forfeit 
285: Shaun Balkom (TC) by forfeit 
106: Devin Outten (TC) by forfeit 
113: Tavon Rogers (TC) by forfeit 
120: Carlos Sanchez (TC) by forfeit 
126: Max Brignola (R) p. George Rios  3:50
132: Tyler Brignola (R) p. Quameer Brown  3:01
138: Michael Ponenti (R) md. Gabriel Menchu  14-2
145: Jack Kelly (R) p. Tu Lormia (TC) (Fall 5:42
152: Micaias Jimenez (TC) p. Joseph Sestito  1:48
160: Messiah Cook (TC) by forfeit 

1/20: Keansburg  45  -  Rumson  36
160: Elijah Moore (K) by forfeit 
170: Nick Addison (R) by forfeit 
182: Liam Horan (R) by forfeit 
195: Liam Riecks (K) by forfeit 
220: Traevon Stevens (K) by forfeit 
285: Eric Beltran (K) by forfeit 
106: Shea Hoff (K) by forfeit 
113: Gavyn Read (K) by forfeit 
120: Kobi Ferrer (K) by forfeit 
126: Max Brignola (R) p. Jesse Berescky  1:16
132: Tyler Brignola (R) by forfeit 
138: Michael Ponenti (R) p. Magnus Sanchez  0:30
145: Jack Kelly (R) by forfeit 
152: Isaiah Stanton (K) d. Joseph Sestito  4-0



1/19: St John Vianney  60  -  Rumson  15
106: Nick Cammarano (SJV) by forfeit
113: Joseph Butler (SJV) by forfeit
120: Tyler Pepe (SJV) by forfeit
126: Max Brignola (R) d. Seth Rotondella  6-5 TB
132: Gabe Jones (SJV) by forfeit
138: Michael Ponenti (R) p. Giovanni Fernandes  3:16
145: Blake Clayton (SJV) d. Jack Kelly  7-4
152: Isaac Holt (SJV) p. Joseph Sestito  4:46
160: Nick Caruti (SJV) by forfeit
170: Nick Addison (R) by forfeit
182: Jaden Lowe (SJV) d. Liam Horan  4-2 SV
195: Josiah Walker (SJV) by forfeit
220: Steven Giannios (SJV) by forfeit
285: Paul Liseno (SJV) by forfeit



1/17: Monmouth  42  -  Rumson  33
152: Dylan Pham (M) d. Joseph Sestito  10-3
160: Adam Varela (M) d. Michael Taylor  4-0
170: Nick Addison (R) by forfeit
182: Liam Horan (R) p. Jake Hollander  3:24
195: Khalid Wilson (M) by forfeit
220: James Camilleri (M) by forfeit
285: Ricky Voss (M) by forfeit
106: Shane Learn (M) by forfeit
113: Benjamin Trinh (M) by forfeit
120: Devon Pham (M) by forfeit
126: Max Brignola (R) p. Jaden Nolasco  0:37
132: Tyler Brignola (R) d. Kevin Cartagena-Walsh  3-1
138: Michael Ponenti (R) p. James LaValle  3:44
145: Jack Kelly (R) p. Matthew Mendes  2:23



1/13: Bulldogs Finish 3rd at Buc Classic

1st Place
138: Mike Ponenti
145: Jack Kelly
170: Nick Addison

2nd Place
126: Max Brignola
132: Tyler Brignola
182: Liam Horan



1/10: Manasquan  42  -  Rumson  29
126: Max Brignola (R) tf. William Bruno  26-9
132: Tyler Brignola (R) p. Orlando Osorio  3:10
138: Michael Ponenti (R) d. Ethan Dzenis  5-3
145: Jack Kelly (R) p. Quinn Burns  2:56
152: Peter Pastelak (M) d. Joseph Sestito  5-3
160: Charles Barreda (M) p. Michael Taylor  2:46
170: Nick Addison (R) by forfeit
182: Liam Horan (R) d. Luke Hessinger  4-0
195: Shane Ownes (M) by forfeit
220: Evan Meloro (M) by forfeit
285: Alan Juarez (M) by forfeit
106: Peter Berlin (M) by forfeit
113: Bella Serrano (M) by forfeit
120: Jackson Jannarone (M) d. Jack Dey  7-4



1/6: Pitman  45  -  Rumson  32
138: Michael Ponenti (R) md.. Nathan McHugh  9-1
145: Jack Kelly (R) p. Michael Franchi  0:43
152: Justin Hatton-Winter (P) p. Joseph Sestito  2:38
160: Storm Epting (P) by forfeit
170: Nick Addison (R) by forfeit
182: Zane Coles (P) d. Liam Horan  6-0
195: Thomas Derenberger (P) by forfeit
220: Brian Zimmer (P) by forfeit
285: Griffin Clark (P) by forfeit
106: Antonio Keifner (P) by forfeit
113: Megan Hughes (P) by forfeit
120: Jack Dey (R) p. Eric Bogardus  2:44
126: Max Brignola (R) by forfeit
132: Tyler Brignola (R) md. Tate Merlino  11-2

1/6: Bernards  48  -  Rumson  21
132: Jackson Tantleff (B) p. Tyler Brignola  1:42
138: Michael Ponenti (R) p. Tyler Diamond   2:27
145: Drew Mastronardi (B) p. Jack Kelly  0:42
152: Niko Arza Arce (B) p. Joseph Sestito  1:12
160: Colin Walsh (B) by forfeit
170: Nick Addison (R) p. Patrick Chisholm  1:51
182: Liam Horan (R) d. Andres Lezme  4-1
195: Elisha Walsh (B) by forfeit
220: Connor Flynn (B) by forfeit
285: No Match
106: Joel Dickinson (B) by forfeit
113: No Match
120: Will Kauffman (B) p. Jack Dey  2:23
126: Max Brignola (R) p. Ovidio Perez-Escobar  2:53



12/30: Piscataway  54  -  Rumson  24
113: Daniel Mikita (P) by forfeit
120: Joseph Dulog (P) p. Jack Dey  3:25
126: Max Brignola (R) p. Chris Dulog  1:23
132: Tyler Brignola (R) p. Erick Valentin  3"05
138: Jake Sisk (P) by forfeit
145: Marcus Petite (P) by forfeit
152: Gage Bendix (P) by forfeit
160: Michael Petite (P) by forfeit
170: Nick Addison (R) d. Nick Recine  4-1
182: Liam Horan (R) d. Elijah Pitt-Goodson  4-2
195: Paris Foster (P) by forfeit
220: Daniel Lopez (P) by forfeit
285: David Greene (P) by forfeit
106: Tristan Izzo (R) p. William Irwin  0:57

12/30: Seton Hall Prep  68  -  Rumson  8
106: Larry Melchionda (SHP) p. Tristan Izzo  0:40
113: Conner Decker (SHP) by forfeit
120: Dean Musialowicz (SHP) p. Jack Dey  0:50
126: Max Brignola (R) md. Cole Carroll  8-0
132: Charles Cunningham (SHP) tf. Tyler Brignola  17-2 2:45
138: Maguire Pecci (SHP) by forfeit
145: Jack Wilt (SHP) p. Jack Kelly  2:57
152: Michael Massa (SHP) by forfeit
160: Danny Young (SHP) by forfeit
170: Nick Addison (R) md. Alex Garcia  13-4
182: Zachary Merlino (SHP) d. Liam Horan  3-2 TB
195: Ben Halligan (SHP) by forfeit
220: Ben Halligan (SHP) by forfeit
220: Nikolaos Diakides (SHP) by forfeit




12/27: Bulldogs Finish 3rd at Holmdel Holiday Tournament

1st Place
126: Max Brignola
138: Mike Ponenti
170: Nick Addison
182: Liam Horan

3rd Place
106: Tristan Izzo

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12/23: Holmdel  47  -  Rumson  23
285: Victor Kizenko (H) by forfeit
106: Nicholas Ammirati (H) md. Tristan Izzo  14-2
113: Brandon Ericksen (H) by forfeit
120: Jack Dey (R) p. Matteo Pinnero  1:20
126: Max Brignola (R) p. Ian Flanagan  1:43
132: Tom Ammirati (H) d. Tyler Brignola  5-4
138: Michael Ponenti (R) md. Zack Wolf  15-6
145: Dean Gallo (H) p. Jack Kelly  1:22
152: Chris Bell (H) md. Joseph Sestito  10-1
160: Scott Dupont (H) by forfeit
170: Nick Addison (R) md. John O'Beirne  16-3
182: Liam Horan (R) d. Victor Wladica  3-0
195: Michael Pavlinetz (H) by forfeit
220: Dean Kaplan (H) by forfeit

12/23: Rumson  42  -  Red Bank  33
220: Edison Quesada (RB) by forfeit
285: Justin Gooding (RB) by forfeit
106: Tristan Izzo (R) p. Yousef Naseem  0:19
113: Tucker Cochrane (RB) by forfeit
120: Anthony Ciccone (RB) d. Jack Dey  10-4
126: Max Brignola (R) md. Finn Smith  10-0
132: Tyler Brignola (R) md. Aidan Butler  12-0
138: Michael Ponenti (R) md. Luke Devine  16-6
145: Jack Kelly (R) p. Jonathan Ponce  2:34
152: Sam Goldweig (RB) p. Joseph Sestito  1:06
160: David Hicks (RB) by forfeit
170: Nick Addison (R) p. Will DalPra  1:19
182: Michael Taylor (R) p. Vincent DeLorenzi  3:12
195: Liam Horan (R) p. Michael Espinoza  0:40

12/23: Rumson  40  -  RBC  30
195: John Columbia (RBC) d. Liam Horan  4-3
220: Christian Pritzlaff (RBC) by forfeit
285: Michael Griggs (RBC) by forfeit
106: Double Forfeit
113: Tristan Izzo (R) p. Nicholas Mullaney  0:37
120: Jack Dey (R) p. Andrew Lennert  3:15
126: Max Brignola (R) p. Thomas Voglino
132: Tyler Brignola (R) p. Daniel Brewton  3:19
138: Michael Ponenti (R) md. Leonard Meer  16-3
145: Jack Kelly (R) p. Thomas Distefano  3:13
152: Jace Fanelli (RBC) p. Joseph Sestito  5:42
160: Aidan Meyler-McAuliffe (RBC) by forfeit
170: Nick Addison (R) by forfeit
182: Brandon Bennett (RBC) d. Michael Taylor  7-4



12/20: Colts Neck  52  -  Rumson  12
285: Jovani Velazquez-Ruiz (CN) by forfeit
106: No Match
113: Nicholas Moldaver (CN) tf. Tristan Izzo  16-1 4:11
120: Joseph King (CN) tf. Jack Dey  15-0 2:13
126: Max Brignola (R) d. Dyon Womack  7-5 TB
132: Justin Pierre-Louise (CN) d. Tyler Brignola  4-0
138: Michael Ponenti (R) d. Joseph LaPorta  7-1
145: Anthony Lombardo (CN) d. Jack Kelly  9-6
152: Joseph Barsky (CN) p. Joseph Sestito  1:00
160: Daniel Moldaver (CN) by forfeit
170: Nick Addison (R) p. Kenneth Koenig  5:47
182: Michael Jannucci (CN) by forfeit
195: Aaron Royle (CN) by forfeit
220: Thomas Lidondici (CN) by forfeit




12/16: Bulldogs Finish 7th at Caldwell Tournament

1st Place
170: Nick Addison

3rd Place
106: Tristan Izzo




2017 Record: 9-13
9th Place District 19
5th Place A-Central
8th Place Buc Classic



One of the youngest teams in the Shore, Rumson enters the 2018 season without a returning senior starter in the lineup. It is, however, not a team without experience, as ten starters from last season's team are back, and the group of freshmen come in well-prepared from the feeder program and putting the time in the clubs.

The big name returning for Rumson is junior Nick Addison, a 2-time Region qualifier with 55 career wins, who became the program's first District champion since 2014 a season ago. Addison is part of an upper half of the lineup that could be filled entirely by returning starters, including Liam Horan, who won 21 bouts as a freshman, and 16-match winner Joe Afflitto. In addition to the starters, newcomers Mike Taylor, Peter Crowley, and Von Factor provide depth, and give coach Bryan Heller the ability to make some moves in the lineup.

Down low, Mike Ponenti and Tristan Izzo are back and coming off solid rookie years that saw them win 22 and 16 bouts respectively. A third starter also returns in junior Jack Dey, while very promising newcomers Jack Kelly, and Max and Tyler Brignola look to make an immediate impact.

While this a very young team, the work level and enthusiasm in the room are high. This is a team that is putting in the work that they need to in order to achieve big things on the mat. There are some tough dates on the schedule, including A-Central foes Raritan and St John Vianney, as well as non-divisional matches with Middletown North, Ocean, Lacey, Brick, and Colts Neck, among others, that will serve the lineup well come tournament time. There are also a good amount of matches with programs of similar size where the Bulldogs should be racking up the wins. While Addison is the obvious name to look for big things in the post-season and the SCT, there are a few guys here more than capable of making strong post-season runs along with him.


Possible Lineup in 2018
Wgt
 Wrestler
2017
106/113
 (So) Tristan Izzo
16-13
120/126
 (Jr) Jack Dey
7-15
120/126
 (Fr) Max Brignola

132
 (Fr) Tyler Brignola

138
 (So) Mike Ponenti
22-10
145
 (Fr) Jack Kelly

152
 (Sr) Mike Taylor

152
 (Jr) Joe Sestito
3-22
160
 (Jr) Nick Addison
29-8 / 5th R5 / 1st D19
170/182
 (So) Liam Horan
21-6
170/182
 (Jr) Curtis Factor
6-14
182/195
 (So) Peter Crowley

195
 (Jr) Joe Afflitto
16-15
220
 Von Factor

220
 (So) James Greeley
1-15
Hwt
 (Jr) Evan Davis
7-20
               
                                                     
                                                      



Graduated in 2017
Wgt
 Wrestler
Record
Post Season
138
 Coleman Gould
8-18

195
 Theo Addison
35-5
NJ-WB2 / 2nd R5 / 2nd D19
               
                                            
                   
                                                                 









































































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