December 18-19 – Wilkes Barre, PA – BC’s grapplers travelled to the Poconos take part in the X-Calibur Invitational Tournament.
The Crusaders are currently ranked #1 in NJ and were impressive, sending wrestlers into the semifinals in 11 of the 13 weight classes on Saturday at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston, PA.
Top seeds advancing for the Crusaders were: Chris Nucifora at 113 pounds, Aiden Wallace at 126, Ryan Ford at 132, Joseph Cangro at 138, Justin Onello at 172 and Remy Brancato at 215.
Others moving to within two victories of a title were second-seeded A.J. Fricchione at 189, five seeds Eric Broadie at 152 and Nicholas Fea at 160 and unseeded wrestlers Brian Melamud at 106 and Benjamin Shue at 285.
Entering the semifinal round, the Crusaders were in first place with 158 points.