Apex Wrestling School Makes Club History
at 2011 NJSIAA Championships
* 3 State Champions *
* 7 State Finalists *
* 13 State Place Finishers *
* 31 State Qualifiers *
State Champions: Anthony Ashnault 112lbs, Christian Barber 152, James Fox 189.
State Finalists: Luis Gonzalez 103, Anthony Ashnault 112, Joe Orecchio 140, Nick Alpher 145, Christian Barber 152, Devin Geoghegan 152, James Fox 189.
State Place Finishers: Luis Gonzalez 2nd, Anthony Ashnault 1st, Lenny Richardson 5th, Joe Orecchio 2nd, Nick Alpher 2nd, Sal Mastriani 4th, Christian Barber 1st, Devin Geoghegan 2nd, Johnny Sebastian 5th*, Frankie Colom 8th, Anthony Pafumi 5th, Vic Pozsonyi 7th, James Fox 1st.
*Trained privately by Apex Coach Diego Crespo and occasional practice member.
Apex State Qualifiers by Weight:
|103 Apex wrestlers- Luis Gonzales, North Bergen; Mike Kalimtzis, Westfield; Danny Lynch, River Dell; Mike Russo, St. Peter’s PrepAlso competing- Former Apex wrestlers Jan Rosenberg, Morris Knolls; Tyler Casamenti, Bergen Catholic112Apex Wrestlers- Anthony Ashnault, South Plainfield; Joe Oliva, Ridgewood; Billy Reardon, Don Bosco Prep.
Also Competing- Former/Occasional student Trevor Albrecht, Bergen Catholic; Kevin Corrigan, Toms River South; Bobby Trumbetta, Nutley
Apex Wrestler- Joe Giaccio, Cranford
Apex Wrestlers- occasional Nick Gravina, Northern Highlands; Jason Estevez, Livingston.
Also Competing- Former Apex Wrestler Darryl Albanico, St. Joseph Regional
Apex Wrestler- Matt Jacobson, Saddle Brook/Glen Rock
Also Competing-Former Apex Wrestler Anthony Perrotti
Apex Wrestler- Lenny Richardson, St. Peter’s Prep
Also Competing- Former Apex Wrestler John Boyle, Rutherford
Apex Wrestlers- Joey Orecchio, Don Bosco Prep; Mike Ferinde, Nutley; Mike Paskas Rutherford
Also Competing- Former Student, Danny Ressler, Pascack Valley.
|145 Apex Wrestlers- Nick Alpher, Paramus; Matt Digiovanni, Cranford; Sal Mastriani, Don Bosco Perp, Josef Johnson, Delbarton; Brian Merkel, St. Peter’s Prep152Apex Wrestlers- Christian Barber, Westfield; Devin Geoghegan, David Brearley; Francisco Colom, St.Peter’s Prep; Matt Dickman, Saddle Brook/Glen Rock
Also Trained by Apex’s Diego Crespo- Johnny Sebastian, Bergen Catholic
Apex Wrestlers- JP Christiano, Cranford; Alex Cimiluca, Saddle Brook/Glen Rock
Also Competing-Former Student Ryan Harrington, West Morris/Mendham
Apex Wrestlers- Tony Pafumi, St. Peter’s Perp; Dillon Geoghegan, David Brearley; Vic Pozsonyi, Roselle Park; Nate Leer, Teaneck
Also Competing- Occasional Student Colin Hewitt, Franklin Twp.; Former Student Dane McDermott, St. Joseph Regional
Apex Student- James Fox, St. Peter’s Prep
Apex Wrestler- Dean Sullivan, Delbarton
Occasional Apex Wrestler- Emiliano Betancor, West Orange
Check back soon for the full weight class by weight class story!