Jarred Hodges, St. Augustine
Saturday wrestlebacks 1
East Brunswick’s Sean Glasgow pinned Hodges with one minute left in the first period of first wrestlebacks.
Jarred Hodges held Cliffside Park's Matthew Joskowitz to a 1-1 tie early into the third period. Hodges eventually got ridden out and lost a 3-2 decision in triple overtime.
Jarred Hodges, St. Augustine Prep, Soph., (28-11)
Record vs. state qualifiers: 1-4.
Highlight wins: Won an 8-7 decision against Region 8 runner-up (at 138) Juan Rivera of Paulsboro on Feb. 9. Won a 3-2 decision against top seed Steven Passarella in the Region 8 quarterfinals on March 2.
Seed: Top bracket No. 8 seed.
Back points: Hodges has his work cut out for him. If he gets past Cliffside Park’s Matt Joshowitz in the prelims, he would face unbeaten defending state champ Scott DelVecchio (40-0) of South Plainfield in the prequarters.