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Brooks, Maroldi claim gold in Madison Novice Tourney

Six grapplers from the Boonton program turned in a medal-winning performances in the Madison Novice Tournament with Justin Brooks and Nick Maroldi picking up gold medals. In the Tri-County Youth Wrestling League, Boonton completed the regular season with a 5-7 record, defeating Mendham 88-27 last Saturday and dropping a 69-50 decision to Jefferson on Tuesday.
At the Madison competition, Maroldi opened his quest for first place by defeating Christian Nelson of Mahwah in a pre-quarterfinal round bout and advanced to the semifinals by posting a win over second-seeded Michael Jourdan of Little Falls in the quarterfinals. Maroldi earned his shot at the title by defeating Madison's Dylan Conmy, the eventual bronze medalist, in the semifinals and claimed the championship of the Midget 75-pound weight class with a win over Billy Youngblood of Bernardsville.
Brooks was seeded No. 1 in the Junior 118-pound bracket. He opened with a win over Jeff Cumming of New Providence in the semifinals and defeated Michael Foster of Bridgewater for the title.
A trio of Boonton youngsters struck silver in the tournament. Luke Maroldi finished second in the Bantam 51-pound weight class after starting as the fourth-seed. He defeated James Herrick of New Providence in the pre-quarterfinals and disposed of Lenape Valley's Ben Eckert in the quarterfinals before ousting Hopatcong's Giancarlo Cruz who had defeated the top-seeded Tim Bovery of New Providence in the quarterfinals. In the title round, he lost to Mahwah's Dave Heitman.
In the Bantam 114-pound weight division, Blaise Rosati defeated Livingston's Tyler Cohen and lost in the championship match to Madison's Mike Boardman. Bill Matarazzo finished second in the Midget 66-pound weight class. He opened with a win over Caldwell's David Pepe in the pre-quarterfinals and sent Ryan Dunphy of Clark to the sidelines in the quarterfinals before defeating Monville's Anthony Chierici in the semifinals and losing to his brother Mathew Chierici in the championship bout.
Picking up the bronze medal in the Junior 80-pound weight class was Joe Marshello. Seeded No. 4, he defeated Matt Lamastrp of Scotch Plains in the quarterfinals but lost to Mendham's top-seeded Nicco Quinn in the semifinals. He rebounded to defeat Jesse Watkins of Little Falls in the consolation third place bout.
For complete results of the Madison Novice Tournament, click on on the Internet.
Last Saturday, the young Bombers routed Mendham from the start. Joe Brennen and Luke Maroldi received back-to-back forfeits at 50 and 54 pounds and Boonton never trailed. Mike Guadara decked Len Coleman at 62 pounds and Brian Sampson registered a technical fall over Chris Ghizzone in the meeting of 74-pounders.
Nick Maroldi started a run of four straight falls that locked up the team verdict. Maroldi packed up Mike Salerno at 82 pounds, Alex Anest flattened Tony Grego at 86 pounds, Shane Brennen showed K.C. Barnish the gym lights at 90-pounds and Eric Guardara wrapped up John Tatum in the 94-pound bout.
Doug Becker received a forfeit win at 102 pounds and James Anest followed, adding five team points when he registered a technical fall over Ameer Mohammed. Josh Pelham (123), Matt Rathbun (130), Dan Brennan (137), John Bednar (147) and Chris Acacio (174) completed the scoring parade when they received six points by accepting forfeit wins.
Boonton's attempt to finish with a.500 record was terminated on Tuesday when the Falcons from Jefferson claimed a 69-50 victory.
Trailing 17-0, Mike Guadara got Boonton on the board with five points when he recorded a technical fall against Anthony Vasile in the 62-pound bout. Billy Matarrazzo added six points when he wrapped up Kyle Castelonia in the 66-pound matchup.
Trailing 33-11, Nick Maroldi ignited the Bombers when he posted a decision over Justin Castillo and Alex Anest and Brennen followed with back-to-back falls at 86 and 90 pounds to narrow the deficit to 33-26. What proved fatal to Boonton's hopes for a non-losing season came when the Bombers were forced to forfeit the 94, 98 and 102 pound weight classes.
James Anest walked on the mat 109 pounds and decked Trevor Salvatore and Rathbun (123), Brennan (137) and Kevin Johnson (147) picked up forfeit wins.

Rathbun, Pelham remain unbeaten in youth wrestling

Boonton dropped a 67-36 decision to Wayne in a Tri-County Youth Wrestling League match contested in Wayne on Friday evening. The loss lowered the young Bombers record to 4-5 with the post-season league championship tournament set to start at 9:00 AM on Sunday at Mount Olive High School.
Wrestlers have two locations must weigh in as a team on Saturday. One site is the Montville Barn which will be open from 8:00 AM until 10:00 AM and the second is Mount Olive High School which will operate from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM.
Joe Brennen got Boonton off to a 3-0 lead when he won a decision over Jacob Rigoglioso in the opening 50-pound bout to up his record to 3-5. In the 74-pound weight class, Brian Sampson decked Joe Anelora to improve to 7-2 and Alex Anest flattened Ryan Durr in the meeting of 86-pounders as Anest won for the eighth time in nine bouts.
Boonton continued to dominate the upper weight classes as John Graziano (3-1) won a decision over Brian Sandilands at 109 pounds to spark the young Bombers to wins in five of six weight classes. Sam Harrison (6-1) showed Steve DiBianco the gym lights at 116 pounds and Matt Rathbun remained unbeaten with a 9-0 mark after he won by a decision against Dane DeMeo at 130 pounds. In the 137 pound bracket, Josh Pelham also stayed undefeated at 6-0 after he scored a decision over Frank Sanabria and Dan Brennan improved to 8-1 when concluded the run by decking Derek Dishuk in the 147-pound bout.
Other Boonton grapplers going into the post-season tournament with .500 or better records include 62-pounder Mike Guardara (5-4), 66-pounder Billy Matarrazzo (4-4), 78-pounder Will Milesky (4-4), 82-pounder Steve Bos (2-1), 86-pounder Eric Guardara (6-3), 90-pounder Shane Brennen (5-4), 90-pounder Jeremy Jones (5-1) and 109-pounder James Anest (7-2).

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