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Summit High School Wrestling Team Off to Strong Start

Special to The Alternative Press

Thursday, January 2, 2014 • 7:26pm

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Wrestling Team had an eventful winter break. The Hilltoppers defeated Dover, 43-22, Dec. 23 in their season opener. Junior Brian Peck, at 138 pounds, was the wrestler of the match. 
 
Five days later, the team competed in the Rahway Holiday Tournament.  Summit had five wrestlers place in the top three, including Tournament Champions senior Nick Testa at 132 pounds, and Phil Angelo at 113 pounds.  Danny Petrella placed second in the heavyweight class, and Colm Dougherty (170 lbs.) and Corey Golden (106 lbs.) each placed third. 
 
The team will compete in a quad match Jan. 4 at Mountain Lakes with Bernard's and Glen Ridge.  With a varsity lineup consisting of five freshmen, the team looks strong and ready for intense competition.
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