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VIDEO: West Essex charges back for win over West Orange
Written by - Friday, January 6 2017  

West Essex won seven of the last eight matches as it roared from behind for a Super Essex Conference wrestling victory. The Knights trailed by a dozen points before pulling out the 41-24 win over West Orange.

Drew Donahue scored a key defensive pin at 113 pounds to help West Essex turn the tide. Billy Garofalo (106 pounds) and Marco Macrino (138 pounds) also recorded falls for the Knights.

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West Essex also won the two closest bouts of the night. Peter Kenny squeezed out a one-point win at 170 pounds, and Jonathan Bartley did the same at 126.

West Orange built its lead with wins in the four top weight classes, including pins by Sebastian Rawls, Noah Tandy and Victor Kuga. The Mountaineers are 1-3.

West Essex improves to 3-1 with the win.

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