Verona High School wrestlers added several individual wins in Saturday’s quad against Sparta, Mendham and Hackettstown.
Jake Ferry, a junior who wrestles at 150, is undefeated this season. He added three more wins to his total with two pins and a forfeit. Joel Gonzalez (150) scored a 9-7 decision and two pins.
Heavyweight John Stockelberg got a win and a forfeit, while Jesse Wagner (113) won 2 of his 3 matches, with an 8-6 sudden victory over Mendham’s Pravith Siriwardhana and a 9-6 decision over Sparta’s Patrick Bruseo.
Joey Vallone got an 8-3 win over Hackettstown’s Evan Yanoff and Nicolae Stanescue worked for almost 6 minutes to secure a 16-1 win over Mendham’s Cameron Parrinello. Charlie Fjeldal pulled out a first period pin against Hackettstown’s Paul St Genis.
And a shout-out to Logan Knoetig on his first varsity win, a 6-4 sudden victory over Mendham’s Matthew King.
Wrestling is now 6-10 on the season. The Essex County tournament is January 25 and 26 at Codey Arena. The next home match and senior night is planned for Wednesday. February 1 at 5 p.m.