Apex Wrestling School is proud to be sending 52 wrestlers to this weekends NJSIAA Wrestling Championships.  In New Jersey the top 3 from the Regional championships advance to the state tournament.  Many of these high school wrestlers have worked all year toward this goal and deserve recognition.  The following is a list of our athletes who are going to the states this weekend.  This list includes year round members as well as former members and part-time members who have competed on our travel teams, clinics and private lessons with our coaching staff.  The Apex family goes beyond round members and we are very proud of everyone who comes through our doors regardless of whether or not they qualify for the state tournament or not.  Good luck to everyone this weekend!

Apex NJ State Qualifiers

Apex State Qualifiers

Region 2

Jonathan Tropea 1st at 106lbs

Evan DeLoise 3rd at 106lbs

 

Nick Suriano, 2013 State Champion is going for his second state championship.

Nick Suriano, 2013 State Champion is going for his second state championship.

Nick Suriano 1st at 113lbs

Avery Shay 2nd at 113lbs

Ryan Freeman 3rd at 113lbs

Luis Gonzalez 1st at 120lbs

Taylor Shay 3rd at 126lbs

Alex Sebahie 3rd at 132lbs

Joe Travato 1st at 138lbs

Joe Oliva 2nd at 138lbs

Matt Zovistoski 1st at 145lbs

Danny Lynch 3rd at 145lbs

Luke Farinaro 1st at 170lbs

Johnny Sebastian 1st at 182lbs

2X NJ State Champion Sebastian with Apex Founder Damion Logan, NCAA Champ Ben Askren and the Zannetti brothers at Apex Mahwah.

2X NJ State Champion Sebastian with Apex Founder Damion Logan, NCAA Champ Ben Askren and the Zannetti brothers at Apex Mahwah.

 

Dom Carfango 2nd at 195lbs

Zach Chakonis 1st at 220lbs

Christian Jenco 2nd at 220lbs

Kevin Wilkins 1st at 285lbs

Region 3

John Fuller 2nd at 113lbs

Tom Digiovanni 3rd at 113lbs

Anthony Cefelo 2nd at 120lbs

Tyler Gazaway 2nd at 126lbs

Christian Bassolino 2nd at 132lbs

Gavin Murray 1st at 138lbs

Cranford Captain, Gavin Murray and the Cranford Staff after winning the 138lb Region 3 Championship

Cranford Captain, Gavin Murray and the Cranford Staff after winning the 138lb Region 3 Championship

 

Ray Jazikoff 2nd at 145lbs

Matt Barber 3rd at 145lbs

Nick Velez 1st at 152lbs

Niko Cappello 3rd at 160lbs

Josef Johnson 1st at 170lbs

Steve Loevsky 3rd at 170lbs

Joe Balboni 1st at 182lbs

Phil Woods 2nd at 182lbs

Jeff Velez 1st at 195lbsNick Velez

 

Region 4

Alec Kelly 1st at 106lbs

Phil Ruiz 2nd at 106lbs

Mike Russo 1st at 120lbs

Joe Ferinde 2nd at 120lbs

Tyler Tepe 2nd at 126lbs

Anthony Giraldo 1st at 132lbs

Matt Rose 3rd at 132lbs

Connor Burkert 1st at 138lbs

Steve Bonsall 2nd at 138lbs

Ryan Burkert 1st at 145lbs

Ryan Burkert won the Region 4 Championship this weekend at 145lbs.  His brother Connor also won at 138lbs.

Ryan Burkert won the Region 4 Championship this weekend at 145lbs. His brother Connor also won at 138lbs.

 

Jordan Velez 2nd at 145lbs

Manny Dominguez 3rd at 145lbs

Manny Ramirez 3rd at 152lbs

John Faugno 1st at 160lbs

Nathan Bueno 2nd at 170lbs

Chris Morgan 1st at 182lbs

Region 5

Bobby Jordan 1st at 113lbs

Carl Buttitta 1st at 145lbs

Region 6

Denzel Tover 3rd at 113lbs