Belleville HS wrestler David Guerra finishes in second place at Region 3; punches ticket to state finals in Atlantic City

BELLEVILLE, NJ – David Guerra’s amazing wrestling journey will now make one more stop: Atlantic City. Looking to become the next state champion in the program’s storied history, the Belleville High School junior finished runner-up in the 145-pound weight division at the Region 3 tournament held at West Orange High School, Feb. 21-23. Guerra punched […]

Belleville HS’ Alisa Safforld takes 2nd place in first-ever girls wrestling state regional tournament

BELLEVILLE, NJ – Four Belleville High School girls wrestlers competed in the first-ever NJSIAA girls wrestling state regional tournament held at Red Bank Regional HS, Sunday, Feb. 17. Alisa Safforld finished in second place in the North bracket 100-pound weight division for BHS. Safforld won three matches before losing to Sydney Petzinger of Parsippany by […]

Belleville HS wrestling team has good showing at District 10 tournament

BELLEVILLE, NJ – The Belleville High School varsity wrestling posted a good showing at the District 10 tournament at Randolph HS, Feb. 16. The Buccaneers, under head coach Joseph Pizzi, were led by Angelo Petrozzino and David Guerra, who each took second place in the 113- and 145-pound weight classes, respectively. Lawrence Mendoza, at 120, […]

Belleville HS wrestling team thriving this season; will host first-ever Buccaneer Classic on Saturday, Jan. 12

BELLEVILLE, NJ – The Belleville High School wrestling team will host its inaugural Belleville Buccaneer Classic this Saturday, Jan. 12, beginning at 9 a.m. The teams participating in the Belleville Buccaneer Classic are Belleville, Becton, Columbia, Cliffside Park, Dover, Glen Ridge, Morris Knolls, Union City, Waldwick and Weehawken. “This is our first-ever tournament here at […]

Belleville HS wrestler Brad Murillo finishes sixth during inspiring run at Region 3 tournament

BELLEVILLE, NJ – Belleville High School wrestler Brad Murillo enjoyed an inspiring run in the Region 3 tournament held at West Orange High School, finishing in sixth place in the 145-pound weight class. Murillo regrouped from a quarterfinal loss and was just one win from advancing to the NJSIAA state tournament in Atlantic City. Unfortunately, […]

Region 3 wrestling tournament quarterfinals

High School Wrestling REGION 3  at West Orange HS QUARTERFINALS, Feb. 24 106: Cullen Day (Phillipsburg) p. Michael Rodriguez (Becton) 2:49; Jake Bursese (Hanover Park) d. Matt DeStefanis (Randolph) 5-4; Will Grater (Queen of Peace) d. Darren Jones (Caldwell) 2-1; Quinn Melofchik (Belvidere) d. Anthony Clark (Delbarton) 3-2. 113: Anthony Petrillo (Livingston) d. Alex Strashinsky […]

H.S. Wrestling Region 3 results

Region 3 At West Orange H.S. Feb. 22 First Round 106: Michael Rodriguez (Becton) d. Dominic Cofone (Nutley) 8-6; Darren Jones (Caldwell) d. Jacy Jones (Montclair) 7-1; Jake Bursese (Hanover Park) t.f. Kenneth Ramos (North Bergen) 5:33 (15-0); Will Grater (Queen of Peace) d. Matthew Nichter (Livingston) 9-2. 113: Alex Strashinsky (Delbarton) d. Alex Lyon […]