Absegami's Mike Jiampetti preview
Absegami senior 126-pounder Mike Jiampetti saw his season end with a 4-2 loss in overtime to Clifton's Anthony DePasque.
Jiampetti led 2-0 on a first-period takedown and carried it into the third period. DePasque tied it at 2-2 late in regulation and clinched the win with a takedown in the first extra period.
Weight class: 126 pounds
Record vs. state qualifiers: 1-2
Highlight wins: Won a 9-7 decision against fellow state qualifier Connor Burkert on Dec. 27. Won a 4-3 decision against Paulsboro’s Juan Rivera in the Region 8 consolationfinals.
Seed: Unseeded in the bottom bracket.
Road to A.C.: Won the District 32 title and then took third at Region 8.
Jiampetti is making his second trip to states at Boardwalk Hall. The Absegami senior will face Region 4 runner-up Anthony DePasque of Clifton in the prelims with the winner advancing to face the winner of a prelim between Delbarton’s Nick Anderson and Emerson Park Ridge’s Brandon Buonomo.