Nutley HS wrestling team shines at TCNJ Pride Classic to open the season

NUTLEY – The Nutley High School varsity wrestling team, under first-year head coach Mike DiPiano, opened the season at the The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) Pride Classic at Brick Memorial on Saturday, Dec. 19.

Only teams that had a coach who wrestled for Coach Dave Icenhower at Trenton State College/The College of New Jersey were in the tournament.

The following NHS wrestlers placed in the tournament:

Champions: Rob Duxbury (138-pound weight class) and Darwin Pena (152).

Second place: John Zarro (160).

Third place: Frank DeMaio (132).

Fourth place: Justin Bivona (182) and Gerard D’Alessio (195).

Fifth place: Joey D’Alessio (182).

Sixth place: Domonick Cofone (106), Louis Long (170) and Luis Abreu (285 heavyweight).