Howell Bests Paulsboro, Pope John Blasts Depleted Delbarton, Jackson-Southern Rivalry Renewed Tomorrow
Some elite teams in New Jersey squared off over this weekend.
#4 Howell collected seven titles to the #2 Red Raiders' three at the Betty Vogeding Tournament Saturday in Paulsboro.
#6 Pope John notched bonus points on the first seven weight classes to take a 37-0 lead and effectively seal the match against #5 Delbarton in the finals of the Kingsway Duals, according to Bill Evans of NJ Advance Media. Delbarton forfeited three weight classes and two-time state champion Anthony Clark did not wrestle.
#13 St. Joseph Regional - Montvale finished the day 3-1 with a 39-30 win over #12 St. Augustine in the third-place match.
Tomorrow, an annual renewal of one of the Shore Conference's great wrestling rivalries will take place at Jackson Memorial's Joe Perry Gymnasium where the Jaguars will host #10 Southern.