Thursday, March 28, 2013
Stephan Glasgow won the New Jersey Kids State Championship.
Thursday, March 28
Stephan Glasgow became East Brunswick's first boys New Jersey Kids State Champion, by winning the Intermediate division in the 120 pound weight class. Follow Patch on Facebook at www.facebook.com/EastBrunswickPatch and like us. You can also find us on Twitter at twitter.com/EBrunswickPatch .
Monday, March 4, 2013
The East Brunswick Bears is sending three wrestlers to the state tournament, scheduled for Friday.
East Brunswick is sending three wrestlers to the State Championships in Atlantic City. Following this weekend’s Region 5 championships, the Bears saw two champions and one second place finisher. Sean Glasgow won at 132 pounds with a 7-6 decision; Jonathan Schleifer won at 160 with a 13-0 win, and Michael Quintin took second at 220 pounds following a close 2-1 decision This is Schleifer’s third Regional title, making him the winningest wrestler in EBHS history. The first round of the states are March 8.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The EBHS Bears has four District champions following Saturday's tournament.
The East Brunswick Varsity Wrestling Team came out on top Saturday during the District 20 Championships. Held at Churchill Junior High School, the grapplers took first as a team and saw four of its own win championships. As a team, the squad scored 161 points, topping Monroe’s 150 points, according to www.nj.com. For the bears, Sean Glasgow won the 132 pound title with a pin in 37 seconds, Mike Nicolaro won the 138 crown with a 5-1 decision, Jonathan Schleifer won the 160 title with a pin in 39 seconds, , and Michael Quintin won at 220 pounds with a 3-2 decision, according to nj.com. In addition, Eric Webber took third at 126 pounds, Patrick Dougherty at 145 pounds and Oliver Piuri at 285.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Jonathan Schleifer was the GMC champ in his weight class this weekend. Sean Glasgow took second.
Wednesday, January 30
South Plainfield may have won the Greater Middlesex Conference wrestling team competition, but East Brunswick was well represented. According to Mycentraljsersey.com, the Bears placed 7th in team competition, with 103, and sent two wrestlers to the finals. Jonathan Schleifer took the 160 pound crown with a 23-8 technical fall win over Inan Sikel of South Plainfield, and Sean Glasgow finished second in the 132 pound weight class after being pinned by Scott DelVecchio of South Plainfield, according to mycentraljersey.com. In third place was Mike Quintin in the 220 class. In fifth place was Mike Niccolaro in the 126-weight class and Mahmoud Soliman at 195. In sixth place was Travis Lutzko at 138 and Anthony Tamayo at 152, according to …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Lady Gaga concert forces moves for individual and team tournaments.
A move by the NJSIAA to add a week to the dual meet season in wrestling has pushed back both the 2013 state team and individual tournaments. Since 2004, the Toms River Regional district has hosted the state team group championships and the Region VI event at Pine Belt Arena. The dates are usually booked well in advance, with the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association setting the following year’s tournament schedule even as the current tournament is finishing. But a complicated series of events that led to the state individual championships being set for the second weekend in March created a problem: As scheduled, the tournament calendar would now have a 13-day gap between the region tournament and the state finals, a gap …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
John Schleifer and Sean Glasgow had a great NHSCA tournament.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
John Schleifer won the prestigious NHSCA High School National Sophomore championships earlier this month. Crowned the top Sophomore in the country at 160 weight class, he beat two state and national champions en route to the championships. Sean Glasgow came in 5th in the country among freshman (All American) in the same event at 132 weight class.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Seven-year-old Stephanie Yarnall won the Girl's State Championship this season.
The East Brunswick Wrestling Club has a tradition of sending its athletes to the top. This year alone a several wrestlers finished high or won tournaments throughout the season, including nine kids who qualified for the NJ Kid's State Championship and one young lady who qualified for the NJ Girl's State Championship. When the tournaments were over, it was 7-year-old Stephanie Yarnall who became the club’s first state champion, winning the New Jersey Girl’s State Championship. “Stephanie really enjoys the sport, her coaches, her teammates and especially when people that don’t know her come up to her to congratulate her. Every time she gets on the mat, she gives it her all. She practices very hard and will even do pull ups at home,” said her…
Monday, February 27, 2012
The Bears squad put in a strong showing in this year's regional tournament.
Two East Brunswick wrestlers qualified for the state tournament after placing in regional competition this weekend. Sophomore John Schliefer took first place while Greg Krueger, a senior, took third. Rounding out the strong showing were Mike Quinton, a sophomore, and Sean Glasgow, a freshman, who took fourth. “The kids did a great job during the region tournament. Several Coaches, said Coach Matt Pazinko. “Officials and parents from other teams commented on how the team look very good and even the matches that they lost, they were very competitive.” Schleifer (won by decision over David Bergida (Montgomery) 6-1, and over Beauregard Vrancken (North Hunterdon) 3-2. “John is a very skilled and tough wrestler. His competition tries to fend him…
Friday, February 24, 2012
Three grapplers qualified on Wednesday and will join several teammates this weekend at Hunterdon Central.
The East Brunswick Bears wrestling team geared up for the first round of Regionals last evening at Hunterdon Central Regional High School and did very well, with grapplers moving on to compete in next round today (Friday). The Bears, led by Head Coach Matt Pazinko and Assistant Coach Christopher Yannazzo, had six of nine students participating in regionals fighting Wednesday night to make it to the next round. Freshman Sean Glasgow won by Major Decision (17-5) over Robert Marcantonio from Metuchen. Junior Mice Nicolaro beat Leonard Bird from Montgomery by decision (4-1). Junior Mike Okane won by fall (1:42) against Anthony Cassar from Montgomery. The three victors will join last year’s Regional Champ, sophomore Jon Schleifer, sophomore …
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Bears take fourth as a team and get three titles during Bears Invitational Wrestling Tournament.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
The Bears took fourth in this year’s Bears Invitational Wrestling Tournament, held at Churchill Junior High School last week. According to www.mycentraljersey.com, the Bears finished with 147.5 points—behind Bishop Ahr, 174; Governor Livingston 171.5; and Lacey Township with 150.5—and had three finalists. Freshman Sean Glasgow defeated Perth Amboy’s Humberto Argueta in an 8-5 decision for the 126-pound title, Jonathan Schleifer pinned Highland Park’s John Unger to capture the 152-pound title and Michael O’Kane defeated John Dean of Bishop Ahr in a 3-0 decision for the 160-pound championship. For the rest of the story, visit www.mycentraljersey.com.