Irvington HS wrestling team gears up for district tournament

IHS wrestler Carl Banks recorded his 100th career victory during the Blue Knights’ match against Livingston on Jan. 31.

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington High School wrestling team will gear up for the District 10 tournament at Randolph HS on Feb. 22.

The Blue Knights had a successful dual-meet season under head coach Kyle Steele. They qualified for the North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 state tournament for the first time in recent memory, losing at top-seeded and undefeated North Hunterdon in the quarterfinals on Feb. 10. Edwin Louis had the lone win in the match as he pinned Andrew Franklin in 6:39 in the 220-pound bout.