Flitcroft's season ended in the first round of wrestlebacks with a 3-2 loss to Raritan's Patrick Toal. Toal took a 3-1 lead into the third period. Flitcroft escaped, but fell short of getting a match-winning takedown.


Flitcroft dropped into the wrestlebacks with a 1-0 loss to Delaware Valley's Marek Tomanek. Tomanek's second-period escape was the difference in the match.

Doug Flitcroft, Lower Cape May Regional, Sr. (33-7)

Seed: Top bracket No. 8 seed.

Record vs. state qualifiers: 1-2.

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

Back points: Flitcroft was seeded seventh in Region 8 but wrestled his way out of the region with a second-place finish. Flitcroft faces Marek Tomanek of Delaware Valley in the prelims with the winner moving on to face top-seeded Armond Cox of St. Peter’s Prep in the pre-quarters.

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.