region 8 wrestling finals

Eric Pruzinski -- LCM. Saturday March 2 2013 Region 8 Wrestling Finals at EHT High School. (The Press of Atlantic City / Ben Fogletto)

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Wrestlebacks 1 on Saturday

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St. Peter’s Prep’s Alec Kelly took down Pruszinski right away and then pinned him with four seconds left in the first period in first wrestlebacks.

Preliminaries on Friday

Eric Pruszinski dropped a 7-1 decision to Caldwell's Dean Caravella. Caravella's best move came in the second period when he cradled Pruszinski.

Eric Pruszinski, Lower Cape May Regional, Soph., (30-10)

Record vs. state qualifiers: 0-3.

Highlight wins: Won a 12-6 decision against West Deptford’s Griffin Bonner in the Region 8 consolation semifinals on March 2. Followed that up with a win by injury default (up 12-4 at the time) against Highland Regional standout freshman Lucas Siegfried in the consolation finals.

Seed: Unseeded in the top bracket.

Back points: Pruszinski will face top bracket No. 5 seed Dean Caravela of Caldwell in the prelims with the winner advancing to meet top bracket No. 4 seed and Region 3 champ Ty Agaisse of Delbarton.

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