ad
ad ad
ad ad
VIDEO: Wayne Valley gets by Northern Highlands in wrestling semifinal
Written by - Wednesday, February 12 2014  

The Wayne Valley wrestling team had been waiting for this night for a long time.

The Indians advanced to their first sectional final in 25 years, and did so by beating their personal nemesis, Northern Highlands. Wayne Valley scored a 34-24 triumph over the Highlanders to avenge three losses in the past five years in the state playoffs.

Immediate download is not currently available for highlights of this game. If you are interested in purchasing a copy, please e-mail us by clicking here.

Wayne Valley won nine bouts but had only one pin, which came from Tyler Hrycak. Anthony Landberg won his 100th career match in rather odd fashion, as Northern Highlands chose to forfeit to him.

The third-seeded Highlanders fall to 17-7.

Wayne Valley, the #2 seed, is now 13-3. The Indians advance to meet top seed Paramus in the North Jersey, Section 1, Group III final. The winner of that match has a real shot to go after the Group III New Jersey state title in a wide open field this weekend.

For sports video highlights of this high school state tournament wrestling match, click play in the box at left.










Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 

Recent Sports News

VIDEO: Don Bosco flexes its muscles in wrestling win over Clifton

News image

The Don Bosco Prep wrestling team made a clear statement as to why it is one of the top teams in New Jersey again this winter. Taking on a previously-unbeaten Clifton squad, the Ironmen won 11 of 14 bouts in a 54-14 triumph. Don Bosco had seven pins on the night. ...

Read more

VIDEO: Pompton Lakes beats Cedar Grove for first sectional title

News image

Friday the 13th proved to be anything but unlucky for the Pompton Lakes wrestling team. The Cardinals defeated Cedar Grove, 39-28, to win the North 1, Group I sectional title. For a program that has compiled more than 500 dual-meet wins and 20 league titles, this was its first-ever sectional championship. Pompton ...

Read more

VIDEO: Bergen Catholic pins DePaul in impressive performance

News image

Bergen Catholic made a definitive statement in its wrestling matchup with league foe DePaul. The top-ranked team in New Jersey dominated what some had anticipated would be a close match, winning 51-12. The Spartans came into the match also ranked in the state's Top 10. But Bergen Catholic opened the ...

Read more

VIDEO: DePaul defeats St. Joe's to begin huge stretch on mat

News image

DePaul got a brutal stretch of matches off on the right foot, posting a 45-28 wrestling win over St. Joseph (Montvale). Capturing eight of the 12 contested matches, including four pins, the Spartans rolled to victory over a quality opponent. It was the first Big North United Division match for each ...

Read more

VIDEO: Wayne Valley jolts Paramus to win first wrestling section title

News image

Years of frustration melted away in a series of pins as Wayne Valley won its first-ever wrestling sectional title. The Indians pulled off a mild upset by defeating Paramus, 36-29, to capture the North 1, Group III crown. Wayne Valley built a big lead by scoring four straight pins en route ...

Read more

VIDEO: Wayne Valley gets by Northern Highlands in wrestling semifinal

News image

The Wayne Valley wrestling team had been waiting for this night for a long time. The Indians advanced to their first sectional final in 25 years, and did so by beating their personal nemesis, Northern Highlands. Wayne Valley scored a 34-24 triumph over the Highlanders to avenge three losses in the ...

Read more

Access our story archives:

Select a month:

Select a year:

Select a sport: