Brown advanced into the second round of wrestlebacks via forfeit over Michael Derin of High Point.
Brown's season ended in his next match, a 4-1 loss to Paramus' Alex Sebahie. Sebahie did all his scoring in the second period.
Brown fell into the wrestlebacks with a 10-1 major decision defeat against Christian Bassdino, of Hanover Park, in the prelims. Bassdino grabbed a 5-0 lead on a takedown and three-point near fall in the first period and maintained command.
Bryan Brown, Southern Regional, Sr. (21-8)
Seed: Unseeded in the top bracket.
Record vs. state qualifiers: 2-4.
Brown’s road to Atlantic City: Won the District 24 tournament and finished third in Region 6.
Back points: Brown opens with top bracket No. 5 seed Christian Bassolino of Hanover Park. The winner of the Brown-Bassolino preliminary will face fourth-seeded J.P. Asolese of Bergen Catholic in the pre-quarters. Ascolese is the Region 2 champ.