Holy Spirit, So. (41-5)
D'Arcy won his second District 32 title and earned his first trip to states with a second-place finish in Region 8. Won six matches at states to finish in third place. Finished seventh at the Beast of the East. Tied with Hammonton's Williams for area lead with 41 wins.
Zach Hicks, Lower Cape May Regional, Sr. (29-12)
Hicks finished second in District 32 and qualified for states for the first time by finishing third in Region 8.
St. Augustine Prep, Sr. (35-5)
Gattinella won his third District 32 title and became a three-time state qualifier. Won his first Region 8 title after back-to-back second-place finishes. Finished his career with 127 wins.
Buena Regional, Sr. (31-5)
Ward won his fourth District 32 and fourth Region 8 titles. Ward finished his career as the all-time wins leader in Buena history with 137 wins and just 14 losses.
Zach Wilhelm, Southern Regional, Jr. (30-10)
Wilhelm won his second District 24 title and narrowly missed qualifying for states with a fourth-place finish in Region 6. Finished eighth in the Beast of the East.
Holy Spirit, Jr. (22-3)
Bower won his first District 32 title and was just one win short of qualifying for states with a fourth-place finish in Region 8.
Absegami, Sr. (24-9)
Willette ensured that Absegami's streak of district champs continued with his second District 32 title. The Braves have had at least one district champ in 28 straight seasons.
Chris Serpico, Southern Regional (29-7)
Serpico won his first District 24 title and then qualified for states for the first time with his first Region 6 title.
Atlantic City, Sr. (36-3)
Balmaceda became the first Atlantic City wrestler since the 1970s to wrestle in the state tournament after taking third in Region 8 and fell just one win shy of a spot on the podium at states. Balmaceda won his first District 32 title.
St. Augustine Prep, Sr. (34-6)
Sentman won his second District 32 title and then qualified for states for the first time with a second-place finish in Region 8. Finished his career with 99 wins.
Millville, Jr. (33-5)
Shockley won his first District 31 title and qualified for states for the first time with a second-place finish in Region 8.
Nigel Toussaint, Egg Harbor Township, Sr. (34-6)
Toussaint won his first District 32 title and became a two-time state qualifier with a second-place finish in Region 8. Toussaint finished eighth in the state.
St. Joseph, Sr. (37-2)
Lucas won his third District 30 and second Region 8 titles. He was the top overall seed in the state tournament but had to withdraw due to illness. Lucas did not lose a match on the mat this season with both of his losses by forfeit in the state tournament. Finishes his career as the school's all-time winningest wrestler with a 139-10 career record.
Josh Pineda, Vineland, So.
Luis Rivera, Buena Regional, So.
Zach Valcarce, Lower Cape May, Sr.
Andrew Tonneson, Southern Regional, Jr.
Shawn Bryant, Egg Harbor Township, Sr.
Jake Campana, Southern Regional, Sr.
Dillan Berghof, Buena Regional, Sr.
John Mallett, Middle Township, Sr.
Kellen Whitney, Hammonton, Jr.
Luke Fernandez, Lacey Township, Sr.
John Bernard, Oakcrest, Sr.
Cory Damiana, Lower Cape May, Jr.
Pat Schinder, Lacey Township, Sr.
Ray Ellis, Holy Spirit, Jr.
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