Pipkins places 16th at national wrestling tournament

Pipkins places 16th at national wrestling tournament

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School wrestler Kira Pipkins competed in the USA Wrestling National Championship Tournament this past weekend in Fargo, N.D. As always, she gave a great account of herself — going 2-2 and placing 16th overall.  The two girls who defeated Pipkins ultimately finished first and fifth, so she faced the best […]

Andruchowitz places eighth in state wrestling finals

Andruchowitz places eighth in state wrestling finals

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Last week was a big week for Bloomfield High School athletics. At the NJSIAA State Wrestling Finals, Zac Andruchowitz placed eighth at 182 pounds, becoming the Bengals first state place winner since the 2008-09 season when both Chris Lantz and Fabian Rosario reached the podium. Andruchowitz concludes his Bengal career with the […]

Bloomfield Bengals wrestlers defeat the Verona Hillbillies 42-33

Bloomfield Bengals wrestlers defeat the Verona Hillbillies 42-33

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Bengals wrestling team defeated the Verona Hillbillies 42-33 on April 16. For the Bengals, Giovanni Marfia pinned Nicolae Stanescue at 0:43 in the 113-pound weight class; Kira Pipkins won by forfeit in the 120-pound weight class; Jaiden Morales pinned Matt Steitz in 1:54 in the 126-pound weight class; Jacob Suriel […]

Kira Pipkins sets Bloomfield High record with two State Individual crowns

Kira Pipkins sets Bloomfield High record with two State Individual crowns

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — April 10 was a momentous and historic day for Bloomfield High School girls wrestling at the NJSIAA State finals. Freshman Ahlexa Montalvo finished in the top eight in her weight class. Junior Gianna Faura became just the second Bengal wrestler — joining Joe Chiaravallo — to be a state runner-up. And sophomore […]

Bloomfield wrestlers beat Irvington 42-33

Bloomfield wrestlers beat Irvington 42-33

BLOOMFIELD / IRVINGTON, NJ — The Bloomfield High School Bengals wrestling team defeated Irvington High School 42-33 on April 7. Winning for the Bengals, Juan Millan pinned Zaire Younger at 3:38 in the 113-pound weight class; Jaiden Morales pinned Aveason Maxy at 2:55 in the 120-pound weight class; Gerald VanBaelen pinned Lorvey Toupuissant at 3:26 […]

Bloomfield wrestlers fall to West Essex 53-18

Bloomfield wrestlers fall to West Essex 53-18

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School wrestling team lost to West Essex High School 53-18 on March 31. Winning bouts for West Essex: Ethan Kerlin pinned William Ungermah at 0:11 in the 106-pound weight class; Joey Macrino had a sudden victory 4-2 against Juan Millan in the 113-pound weight class; Mike Pescatore pinned Yeicob […]

Three Bengals girls wrestlers head to state championships

Three Bengals girls wrestlers head to state championships

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — April 3 was an auspicious day for girls wrestling as three Bloomfield High School girls wrestlers advanced to the state finals. Sophomore Kira Pipkins won the North Regional title at 121 pounds and junior Gianna Faura claimed the championship at 215 pounds. Also moving on was freshman Ahlexa Montalvo, who wrestled back […]

Bengals athletes receive SEC honors, girls wrestlers pin their way to titles

Bengals athletes receive SEC honors, girls wrestlers pin their way to titles

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Several Bloomfield High School athletes were named to honorary Super Essex Conference teams. In the SEC–Colonial Division, Vernon Lee and Chino Anyanwu were named to the boys basketball first team; Khanye Tucker, Uma Kalu and Isaiah Cortes were named to the second team; and Andre Dean received honorable mention. In the SEC–American […]

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