ST. ANTHONY'S 38-36
| Chaminade (10-0) edged St. Anthony's (6-6), 38-36, in an exciting NSCHSAA dual before an overflow crowd at Chaminade HS. The meet started at 285 and the host team won the opening bout as Terrence Sino pinned his opponent in the second period to give the Flyers a short-lived 6-0 lead.
St. Anthony's then reeled off six consecutive wins and had a comfortable 27-6 lead in the team score. The Friars were paced by Ben Lamantia (10-2) at 113, Joe Russ (13-0) at 120 and Freddie Dunau (9-1) at 126. Russ posted a 20-5 tech fall behind a barrage of single and double leg takedowns and Dunau pancaked his foe to secure the fall midway through the second period.
The Flyer's Danny Jones posted a major decision at 138 and Declan Gray (21-1) converted his cross-body ride into a leg split and recorded the fall at the 5:02 mark in the 160-pound bout. Gray, a potential state place-winner, earned his 100th career victory and now boasts a 100-17 overall mark.
St. Anthony's John Vrasidas (15-0) applied a tight bar-arm and posted a first period fall to gave the Friars a 36-22 lead. Chaminade staged their exciting comeback as Connor Watson threw a headlock for a first period pin at 182, Dan Fowler secured a major decision at 195 and senior Mike Mansueto (220) clamped his opponent with a reverse half in the second period and sent the home team crowd into a frenzy.
Legendary coaches Tony Walters in now in his 18th year at St. Anthony's and George Dlugolonski has been at the helm for Chaminade for the past 40 years...
CHAMINADE 38 ST. ANTHONY's 36
99- Brian Flynn (St.Ant) dec. Sean Watson 6-3
106- John Twomey (St.Ant) major dec. Joe Boccardo 12-3
113- Ben Lamantia (St.Ant) dec. Christian Brody 3-1
120- Joe Russ (St.Ant) tech fall Jeremy Brave 20-5
126- Freddie Dunau (St.Ant) pinned Andrew Toron 3:14
132- Nick Ronan (St.Ant) pinned John Ptacek 4:20
138- Danny Jones (Cham) major dec. William Woodly 18-7
145- Nick Allessandri (St.Ant) dec. Mike Vindell 4-0
152- Sean Richards (Cham) won by forfeit
160- Declan Gray (Cham) pinned Andrew Nadjari 5:02
170- John Vrasidas (St.Ant) pinned Chris Del-Gatto 1:44
182- Connor Watson (Cham) pinned Neal Impellizeri 1:31
195- Dan Fowler (Cham) major dec. Peter Corbett 16-2
220- Mike Mansueto (Cham) pinned Charlie Deegan 3:21
285- Terrence Sino (Cham) pinned Nick Fortini 2:19
|Chaminade's Declan Gray is in on St. Anthony's Andrew Nadjeri at 160 pounds. Gray secured the fall and picked up his 100th win as Chaminade edged St. Anthony's 38-36.|
|99- Brian Flynn (St. Anthony's)|
|106- John Twomey (St. Anthony's)|
|120- Joe Russ (St. Anthony's)|
|126- Freddie Dunau (St. Anthony's)|
|132- Nick Ronan (St. Anthony's)|
|138- Danny Jones (Chaminade)|
|145- Nick Allessandri (St. Anthony's)|
|170- John Vrasidas (St. Anthony's)|
|195- Dan Fowler (Chaminade)|
|220- Mike Mansueto (Chaminade)|
|182- Connor Watson (Chaminade)|
|113- Ben Lamantia (St. Anthony's)|