Bramble's season ended with a 5-3 loss to Cranford's Gavin Murray in the first round of wrestlebacks.


Bramble came up short in the preliminaries, suffering a second-period pin against Bordentown's Justin McTamney. Bramble trailed 7-1 before McTamney ended the bout at 3:11.

Chaz Bramble, Buena Regional, Jr. (32-6)

Seed: Unseeded in the bottom bracket.

Record vs. state qualifiers: 0-4.

Bramble’s road to Atlantic City: Won the District 32 tournament and finished third in Region 8.

Back points: Bramble will face Bordentown’s Justin McTamney in an all-South Jersey prelim today. McTamney finished second in Region 7 and Bramble third in Region 8. McTamney finished sixth in the state at 132 last season.

Started at The Press in 1993 as an Ocean County reporter. Moved to the copy desk in 1994 until taking over as editor of At The Shore in 1995. Became deputy sports editor in 2004 and was promoted to sports editor in 2007.