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VIDEO: Wayne Valley jolts Paramus to win first wrestling section title
Written by - Saturday, February 15 2014  

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 to the victory. Anthony Landberg started the streak at 195 pounds, followed by Justin Walker, Austin Behrens and Brandon Davis.

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Zach D'Apolito won a key match for the Indians when he surprised Nick Bucci 7-6 at 170 pounds.

Joe Trovato and Alex Sebahie had pins for top-seeded Paramus, which finishes its dual-meet season at 18-7.

Wayne Valley, which improved to 14-3, moved on to meet Clearview in the Group III state semifinals.

For sports video highlights of this New Jersey state wrestling playoff match, click play in the box at left.










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