Sanz's season ended with a first-period pin loss to Wayne Valley's Anthony Landberg in the first round of wrestlebacks.


Sanz dropped into the wrestlebacks after losing by pin to Franklin's Ralph Nomandia. Nomandia charged to a 10-1 lead before ending the match at 3:21.

Will Sanz, Absegami, Sr. (25-11)

Seed: Unseeded in the top bracket.

Record vs. state qualifiers: 0-4.

Sanz’s road to Atlantic City: Finished third in District 32 and third in Region 8.

Back points: Sanz took the scenic route to states with third-place finishes at District 32 and Region 8. Sanz opens with bottom bracket No. 1 seed Ralph Normandia of Franklin in the prelims. Normandia will wrestle at Rutgers next season and finished third in the state at 220 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.