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Southern Regional falls two sports in state wrestling poll

The Southern Regional High School wrestling team dropped two spots to No. 12 in this week's New Jersey Wrestling Writers Assocation Top 20 poll.

South Plainfield (23-0) continues to hold down the No. 1 spot and received all 17 first-place votes.

The Rams beat Toms River East 59-14 on Friday, but lost 35-13 to No. 5 Brick Memorial on Thursday.

Other South Jersey schools in the rankings include Camden Catholic at No. 15 and Delsea Regional at No. 17.

This week's rankings:

School Record Votes LW

1. South Plainfield 23-0 340 (17) 1

2. Bergen Catholic 15-1 323 3

3. Bound Brook 17-2 302 2

4. Toms River South 18-2 291 4

5. Brick Memorial 16-2 273 5

6. Hunterdon Central 12-1 242 7

7. Phillipsburg 8-2 234 8

8. St. Peter's Prep 10-4 200 6

9. Delbarton 11-2 193 9

10. Kittatinny 16-1 190 11

11. Don Bosco Prep 10-4 159 19

12. Southern Regional 7-5 158 10

13. Jackson Memorial 12-5 144 12

14. High Point 12-4 127 13

15. Camden Catholic 14-3 116 14

16. Howell 19-2 78 15

17. Delsea Regional 18-2 75 16

18. Voorhees 17-3 57 17

19. North Hunterdon 8-3 34 UR

20. Hopewell Valley 13-1 12 UR

Also receiving votes: Long Branch 5, Warren Hills, Clearview Regional 3, Brick Township, Delaware Valley 1.

NJWWA voting members (in alphabetical order): Bob Behre (Trenton Times); Donald J. Brower (MorrisCountyHSWrestling.com); Patrick Buganski (The Mat Pack); Frank D'Esposito (TheShoreConference.com); Steve Falk (Asbury Park Press of Neptune and Hitting the Mats); Brian Fortner (Express-Times); Harry Frezza (Courier News of Bridgewater); Joe Hofmann (Daily Record of Parsippany); Louie Lazzari (New Jersey Wrestling Historian); John Lewis (Burlington County Times); Ron Mazzola (On the Mat); Tom McGuirk (Daily Journal of Vineland); John O'Kane (Press of Atlantic City); Anthony Spaulding (New Jersey Herald); Greg Tufaro (Home News Tribune of East Brunswick); Mike Weilamann (Open Mike); Joe Zedalis (Trenton Times).

 

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