High School Wrestling:
Washington Township Wins District 30
Saturday, February 24, 2001
By Charlie Barker
SJSports Staff Writer
Washington Township overwhelmed the competition in winning its third straight team title at yesterday's District 30 finals held at Overbrook High School. Ten different Minutemen won individual titles, including Mike Lotierzo (145) achieving a record fourth district title, and Dave Tomasette (103) walking away with the Outstanding Wrestler Award.
The top three finishers in each weight class move on to the Region 8 competition, which will begin Tuesday at Absegami High School.
- Washington Township - 281.5
- Triton - 156.5
- Edgewood - 106
- Hammonton - 102
- Overbrook - 100.5
- Highland - 80.5
- Williamstown - 54
- St. Joseph - 0
103: Dave Tomasette, Washington Twp., pin Paul Schliep, Highland, 5:59.
112: Chuck Williamson, Washington Twp., dec. Craig Pataky, Triton, 7-6.
119: Mark Ring, Washington Twp., dec. Ryan Saunders, Overbrook, 6-4 (OT).
125: Chaney Brouster, Washington Twp., tech. fall over Dom Spaventa, Triton, 17-2.
130: Gary DeBrielle, Overbrook, dec. Andrew Townsend, Triton, 10-3.
135: Anthony Popeskic, Triton, dec. Jeff Mullen, Edgewood, 5-3.
140: Nick Curcio, Washington Twp., dec. Jim Harris, Edgewood, 6-4.
145: Mike Lotierzo, Washington Twp., dec. Frank Hales, Overbrook, 7-4.
152: Lee Minniti, Edgewood, dec. Tim Sisio, Washington Twp., 3-1.
160: Eric Ring, Washington Twp., tech fall over Brian Alber, Edgewood, 18-1.
171: Rick Amos, Hammonton, dec. Ryan Walsh, Washington Twp., 8-4.
189: Chris Nisczak, Washington Twp., pin Darnell Mangum, Edgewood, 3:52.
215: Mike D'Andrea, Washington Twp., dec. Nate Brown, Williamstown, 10-2.
Hwt: Mike O'Connor, Washington Twp., tech fall over Steve Scaffidi, Hammonton, 16-2.
103: Eric LaPierre, Edgewood, dec. Matt Barber, Hammonton, 9-0.
112: Paul Daniels, Highland, pin Jon DeStasio, Hammonton, 4:47.
119: Chris Diehl, Triton, dec. Matt Melhado, 16-7.
125: Jason Mack, Highland, pin J.T. Chico, 5:12.
130: Bob Fulbrook, Williamstown, pin Eric Armstrong, 3:16.
135: Tyler Tisdell, Washington Township, dec. Chris Arnone, Highland, 12-9.
140: John Tabel, Triton, won by injury default Bill Jacobs,
145: Matt Rosano, Highland, dec. Dave Howard, Triton, 8-1.
152: Steve Snyder, Overbrook, pin Mike Becktel, Triton, 8-1.
160: Jeff Wilson, Triton, dec. Ryan Communale, 6-3.
171: Derek Stevenson, Overbrook, won by forfeit.
189: Anthony DiNatali, Triton, dec. Aaron Love, Overbrook, 10-4.
215: Mike Kaiser, Hammonton, pin Jason Gerhardt, Triton, 1:23.
Hwt: Jas Holley, Overbrook, dec. Chris Waters, Williamstown, 12-2.