Saturday Wrestlebacks 1
Hicks was taken down by Timber Creek’s John Amato early and eventually trailed 4-1 after the first period in first wrestlebacks. He was taken down again before getting pinned with 1 minute, 19 seconds left in the second period.
Zach Hicks was taken down in the first period and tilted in the second in result of a 7-2 decision at the hands of South Plainfield's Daniel Hedden.
Zach Hicks, Lower Cape May Regional, Sr., (29-10)
Record vs. state qualifiers: 0-2.
Highlight wins: Won a 7-1 decision against Vineland District 31 champ Steven Bergamo in the Region 8 consolation semifinals. Trailing 6-1 in the consolation finals, Hicks cradled Delsea Regional’s Tom Carney and pinned him to advance to states.
Seed: Unseeded in the top bracket.
Back points: Hicks will face top bracket No. 4 seed Daniel Hedden of South Plainfield in the prelims. The winner would likely face No. 5 Nasiyr Brown of Neptune in the prequarterfinals.