Gameday Focus: Wrestling versus Moorestown

Gameday Focus: Wrestling versus Moorestown

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Moorestown wrestling preview, quad match

The wrestling team hosts Moorestown tonight for their first dual match of the 2016-2017 season. Here is our preview of the match.

When: Wednesday December 21 at 5pm

Where: Cinnaminson High School

Pirates Open Match Season

This will be the first match of the season for the Pirates wrestling squad, which competed in the Nottingham Tournament last weekend.

Cinnaminson finished third as a team and had three wrestlers win their weight brackets.

Jahmil Williams took home a title at 138 pounds, Ryan Teague at 145 pounds and Keith Swartley at 285 pounds.

Tonight’s contest is slated to open with the heavyweight bout.

Quakers 0-1

Moorestown has already opened its match season and it wasn’t pretty.

The Quakers lost their opener to Clearview 55-9 on Monday night.

Moorestown had just three victories in the match as JT Lumley won at 120 pounds, Christopher Tenenbaum won at 145 pounds and Nate Dalmass won at 170 pounds.

Clearview pinned Moorestown six times in the blowout victory.

Head to Head

These programs haven’t met since the 2012-2013 season.

Cinnaminson came away with a 35-21 victory.

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Jim is the creator and editor of Cinn City Sports. He also created At the Dish, Life With Tony and Enzo and is the owner of JAVFreelancing. He coached baseball for five years, three at his former high school (Holy Cross in Delran, NJ) and two at prominent Division III program Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. He has worked for the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill, NJ; Metro Networks in Bala Cynwyd, PA; and was the play-by-play announcer for the Camden Riversharks of the Independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball for two seasons (2007-2008) on Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM, the student-run radio station at Rowan University. Jim earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and minor in Journalism from Rowan University in 2008. While in school he was the Assistant Sports Director at WGLS for two years and the Sports Director for one year. He also covered the football, baseball, softball and both basketball teams for the school newspaper 'The Whit.' He is the former Sports Editor for the Cinnaminson and Moorestown Patch websites. Jim lives in New Jersey with his wife Nicole, sons Tony and Enzo and dog Phoebe. He can be reached at jimvassallo@cinncitynews.com