Wrestlebacks 1 on Saturday
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.