BLOOMFIELD – Noel Eustaquio and Adam Lutick each finished second in their respective weight classes to lead the Bloomfield High School varsity wrestling team at the Essex County Tournament, Jan. 21-22, at Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange.
Barak Pipkins finished third; Elijah Hernandez took fourth and Liam Johnson took seventh for the Bengals, who finished eighth in team standings among the 21 teams.
195-pound class: Mark Riggio, Verona, No. 1 seed, decisioned Eustaquio, No. 2 seed, 5-2
220: Jonathan Alvarado, Seton Hall Prep, No. 1 seed, decisioned Lutick, No. 3 seed, 5-3.
160: Michael Dougan, Cedar Grove, decisioned, Hernandez,8-3
170: Pipkins decisioned Daniel Diprenda, Cedar Grove, 4-3
182: Johnson pinned Gabriel Andrade, West Orange, 1:14.