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2024 Record: 11-11
NJ2G4 Sectional Qualifiers
3rd Place District 17
4th Place A-North
29th Place Shore Conference Tournament
Kearny Holiday Tournament Champions
3rd Place Walter Woods Tournament

ShoreConferenceWrestling.com Wrestler of the Year
(Sr) Alec Holland - 150
Record: 32-11
3rd Place Region 5  /  2nd Place District 17
5th Place Sam Cali Invitational  /  2nd Place Walter Woods Tournament
Tied For Team Lead In Wins



2024 Season



Wgt WrestlerRecordPostSeason
106 (So) Joseph Veniskey12-16
113 (Fr) Ciaran O'Reilly20-16D-4th* / R-WB1
113 (Fr) Robert Sprague0-1
120 (Fr) Ryan Romano25-10
120 (Sr) Zach Veniskey7-20
132 (Jr) Hudson Bernabeo16-11
132 (Fr) Tyler Kroll0-1
138 (So) Ben Smolensky22-14D-4th
144 (Sr) Declan Connolly15-9D-4th
144 (So) Peter Sucato2-5
144 (So) Tyler Alweis0-1
144 (So) John McCormack1-2
150 (Sr) Alec Holland32-11D-2nd / R-3rd / NJ-WB2
150 (Jr) Sean Whittles0-2
157 (Jr) Dan Smith9-17
165 (So) Ryan Willi32-11D-3rd / R-6th
165 (So) Matt Caccamo4-2
165 (Jr) James Cook2-3
175 (Fr) Liam Brett12-10D-3rd / R-PQ
175 (Jr) Luke Kokozakis1-0
190 (Sr) Shawn Goode21-11D-4th
190 (Jr) Samuel Juliano 0-2
215 (Fr) Thomas Gelpke8-8
Hwt (Jr) James Sanzio10-18



Date OpponentResult
12/14 at ManalapanW 53-21
12/16 Kearny Holiday Tournament1st Place
12/20 vs HowellL 28-34
12/23 vs Long BranchL 31-38

      RBCL 25-44
12/28 Sam Cali InvitationalResults
12/30 Walter Woods Tournament3rd Place
1/3 at CBAL 12-56
1/6 Shore Conference Tournament29th Place
1/10 at MarlboroW 58-6
1/11 at HillsboroughL 24-49
1/13 at RaritanL 27-43

     EdisonW 40-37

     Glen Ridge  W 63-12
1/17 vs Middletown NorthL 15-54
1/20 at RumsonL 9-66
1/24 at Freehold TwpW 57-9
1/26 at Governor LivingstonL 34-39
1/29 at OverbrookW 63-15
1/31 vs Freehold BoroW 53-19
2/2 at Red Bank RegionalW 43-24
2/5 NJ2G4-QF: vs Middletown North (@ N Hunt)L 35-40
2/7 at CentralW 55-15
2/10 at ImmaculataL 34-37

     MontgomeryW 52-21

     EwingW 66-9
2/17 District 173rd Place




NJSIAA STATE TOURNAMENT
WB2: Alec Holland (150)

Alec Holland went 1-2 in Atlantic City, as the senior's season, and career with the Eagles, came to an end at the State Tournament.


REGION 5 TOURNAMENT
Middletown South (1 Medal Winner)
3rd: Alec Holland (150)
6th: Ryan Willi (165)
WB1: Ciaran O'Reilly (113)
PQ: Liam Brett (175)

Senior Alec Holland punched his first ticket to AC with a 3rd-place finish in the 150-pound weight class at this year's Region 5 Tournament. His medal makes it the seventh year in a row in which the Eagles have had at least one wrestler reach the podium.


DISTRICT 17 TOURNAMENT
Middletown South  (3rd Place  /  3 Medal Winners)
2nd: Alec Holland (150)
3rd: Ryan Willi (165)  /  Liam Brett (175) 

With non-public juggernaut Delbarton in their District this year, the Eagles went without a champion for the first time since 2017. They did however extend their streak to seven seasons with three or more District medal winners.

2/10: IMMACULATA QUAD
Middletown South  66  -  Ewing  9  (BOX SCORE)
Immaculata  37  -  Middletown South  34  (BOX SCORE)
Middletown South  52  -  Montgomery  21  (BOX SCORE)


2/7: NON-DIVISION
Middletown South  55  -  Central  15  (BOX SCORE)

NORTH JERSEY 2 GROUP 4 SECTIONALS
QF: Middletown North  40  -  Middletown South  35  (BOX SCORE)


2/2: NON-DIVISION
Middletown South  43  -  Red Bank  24  (BOX SCORE)


1/31: A-NORTH
Middletown South  53  -  Freehold Boro  19  (BOX SCORE)
Midd South: Bernabeo, Holland, Brett, & Goode pin; Willi techs
Freehold Boro: Sweeney (16-8); Stokes (17-8)


1/29: NON-CONFERENCE
Middletown South  63  -  Overbrook  15  (BOX SCORE)
Midd South: J Veniskey, O'Reilly, Smolensky, Sucato, Smith, Goode, & Gelpke pin for the Eagles


1/26: NON-CONFERENCE
Governor Livingston  39  -  Middletown South  34  (BOX SCORE)
Midd South: Willi (21-7); Romano (18-7); Holland (19-7); Goode (14-8); Bernabeo (10-8)

1/24: A-NORTH
Middletown South  57  -  Freehold Twp  9  (BOX SCORE)
Midd South: Z Veniskey, Smolensky, Willi, Smith, Sanzio, & Gelpke win by pin
Freehold Twp: Grant (17-3); Zalepka (3-0); McCormick (12-10)


1/20: NON-DIVISION
Rumson  66  -  Middletown South  9  (BOX SCORE)
Rumson: Amato, Delaney, Smith, Marshall, Fry, Bayne, & Jul Duque win by pin
Midd South: Willi wins by fall; Smolensky decisions


1/17: A-NORTH
#8 Middletown North  54  -  Middletown South  15  (BOX SCORE)
Midd North: (165) #3 at 157 Castelli p. #6 at 157 Willi; Klinsky (19-2); Benbrook (14-6); Blewett (14-6); Portman (15-7)
Midd South: Romano (16-6); Smolensky pins; Goode majors


1/13: RARITAN QUAD
Raritan  43  -  Middletown South  27  (BOX SCORE)
Middletown South  63  -  Glen Ridge  12  (BOX SCORE)

Middletown South  40  -  Edison  37  (BOX SCORE)

1/11: NON-CONFERENCE
Hillsborough  49  -  Middletown South  24  (BOX SCORE)

Midd South: Willi (16-6); Holland (14-6); Bernabeo (7-4)


1/10: A-NORTH
Middletown South  58  -  Marlboro  6  (BOX SCORE)

Midd South: Willi (15-6); Holland (13-6); Romano (12-5); O'Reilly (10-4)
Marlboro: Silvia wins by fall


1/6: SHORE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Middletown South - 29th Place
1 Medal Winner
5th: Ryan Willi (157)

1/3: A-NORTH
CBA  56  -  Middletown South  12  (BOX SCORE)
CBA: Coluccio, Sakoutis, D Venet, & Hughes win by fall; Jenks & Falcone tech

12/30: WALTER WOODS TOURNAMENT 
Middletown South - 3rd Place
2nd: Ciaran O'Reilly (113) / Alec Holland (150) / Matt Caccamo (165)
3rd: Joe Veniskey (106)
4th: Shawn Goode (190)
5th: Ryan Romano (120) / Ben Smolensky (138) / Ryan Willi (157)


12/28: SAM CALI INVITATIONAL at Fairleigh Dickinson
5th Place
150: Alec Holland (Middletown South)


12/23: MIDDLETOWN SOUTH TRI
Long Branch  38  -  Middletown South  31  (BOX SCORE)
RBC  44  -  Middletown South  25  (BOX SCORE)


12/18: A-NORTH
Howell  34  -  Middletown South  28  (BOX SCORE)
Howell: Scafidi techs in final bout won win it; Hodgins & Johnston pin; McGuire & Colfer also tech; Casella majors
Midd South: .Bernabeo & Smolensky win by pin; Willi majors


12/16: KEARNY HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT at Kearny
Middletown South - 1st Place
1st: Shawn Goode (190)
2nd: Joe Veniskey (106) / Ryan Romano (120)
3rd: Ben Smolensky (138) / Declan Connolly (144) / Jason Sanzio (3rd)


12/14: A-NORTH
Middletown South  53  -  Manalapan  21  (BOX SCORE)
Midd South: Pins: Willi, Smith, Goode, Sanzio, O'Reilly, Romano, Holland
Manalapan: Bonus: Kain (pin); Andrew Mucciolo (tech); Kilaras (major)


















































































































































































































































































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