BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School wrestling team defeated West Orange, 41-21, Jan. 24, at BHS. It marked the first time in more than 10 years that the Bengals defeated West Orange.
106-pound weight class: Justin Martinez (Bloomfield) d. Jaiden Mendez, 12-11.
113: Juan Millan (Bloomfield) d. Justin Barr, 8-5.
120: Damianlee Torres (West Orange) p. Ernesto McRae, 2:09
126: Elias Escobar (Bloomfield) p. Matthew Suarez, 5:55
132: Gerald VanBaelen (Bloomfield) d. Daniel Neil, 9-5.
138: Jacob Febo (Bloomfield) p. John Lupkovich, 0:58
145: Ramin B-Razavi (Bloomfield) d. Matthew Regateiro, 15-0 (TF 5:03).
152: D`Isaiah Larrea (Bloomfield) p. Elijah Matos, 3:10
160: Ari Rosu (West Orange) d. Raiden Pipkins, 6-5.
170: Alex Soja (Bloomfield) d. Sean Tandy, 8-4.
182: Adonis May (West Orange) d. Zachary Andruchowitz, 8-6.
195: Daniel Pereira (West Orange) p. Jacob Perez, 1:21
220: Amadu Kamara (West Orange) d. Yosvaldy Dominguez, 8-2.
285: Dillon Jennings (Bloomfield) p. Kevon Atkins, 3:08
The next day, the Bengals swept a quad meet at Kearny to improve to 12-3 on the season. BHS defeated Kearny, 30-28, Orange, 63-18, and Cliffside Park, 54-18.
Photos by Jerry Simon