Shockley was taken down once in each period and lost a 7-3 decision to defending state champ Razohnn of Don Bosco Prep in the quarterfinals.
Shockley went to overtime in wrestlebacks with Hawthorne’s Evan Ramos but lost a last second 3-2 decision in double overtime.
Ed Shockley came up big in the quarterfinals, knocking off Region 6 champion Michael Oxley of Christian Brothers Academy by a 2-0 decision.
Ed Shockley moved quickly in his preliminary bout with Mauro Altamura of Hasbrouck Heights pinning him in 57 seconds.
Ed Shockley, Millville, Jr., (31-3)
Record vs. state qualifiers: 2-3.
Highlight wins: Won a 3-1 decision against Isaiah Coppage of Penns Grove to take the District 31 title on Feb. 23. Shockley won a 10-9 decision against Lower Cape May’s Cory Damiana in the Region 8 semifinals.
Seed: Top bracket No. 5 seed.
Back points: Making his first trip to states, Shockley will face Hasbrouck Heights’ Mauro Altamura in the prelims with the winner advancing to the prequarterfinals and a match with Region 6 champ Mike Oxley of Christian Brothers Academy.