On Saturday-16-February the Bogota/Ridgefield Park Scarlet Bucs wrestling competed in The NJSIAA District 5 tournament at West Essex High School. Bogota/Ridgefield Park would send 8 wrestlers compete.
In the Quarterfinal round
at 106 lbs Adam Albino would score a Major Decision win of 14-3 over Thomas Comeau from Emerson/Park Ridge
at 120 lbs Andre Ruiz would win by Pin fall over Max Montoya from Dover
at 126 lbs Darius Baez would defeat Quentin Arcibal of Morris Knolls by a score of 7-1
at 138 lbs John Perez would Pin Charlie McVicar of Mt. Olive
at 145 lbs Mathew Levesque would lose to Dane Perrone from West Essex by Pin Fall
at 152 lbs Kevin Flores would lose to Christian Carmichael of Paramus by Pin Fall
at 182 lbs Louis Culala would win by Pin Fall over Joshua Beckford JFK / Paterson
at 285 lbs Eris Rosario would lose a 1-2 overtime decision to Nicholas Sullivan of Morris Knolls
The Scarlet Bucs would have 5 Wrestlers move into the Semi Final round.
In the Semifinal round
at 106 lbs Adam Albino would score an 8-7 win over Mike Pescatore of West Essex
at 120 lbs Andre Ruiz would win a 9-2 Decision over Carson Barry of West Essex
at 126 lbs Darius Baez would lose 0-6 to Caiden Brouwer from Emerson/Park Ridge
at 138 lbs John Perez would lose to Jonathan Bartley of West Essex by Pin Fall
at 182 lbs Louis Culala would lose to Ronan Buckingham Morris Knolls by Pin Fall
Two Bogota/Ridgefield would advance to the Final Round. And three would move into the third place bout.
For Third Place
at 126 lbs Darius Baez would lose a Major Decision to Raymond Dellosa of Paramus 1-12
at 138 lbs John Perez would Pin Joey Dellmonachie from Morris Knolls
at 182 lbs Louis Culala would lose to Ryan Sullivan of Mt. Olive by Pin Fall
In the Finals
at 106 lbs Adam Albino would score an 5-2 win over Elyjah Jackson from Teaneck
at 120 lbs Andre Ruiz would lose 1-3 to Logan Mazzeo of Emerson/Park Ridge
As a team Bogota/Ridgefield Park finished sixth in the nine team field.
Adam Albino at 106 lbs, Andre Ruiz at 120 lbs, and John Perez at 138 lbs have qualified for to the regional competition. Dates and location to be announce at a later date.
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