Perth Amboy Wrestling 2017-2018A.W.O.(Amboy Wrestling Only)
Congratulations to our 106lber Joe Pacheco who earned his 100th Career victory on Wednesday 2/21/18. He pinned his opponent from Bound Brook in the first round of the Region tournament at Hunterdon Central. Joe, along with his teammates, James Rodriguez and Luis Colon will try and earned their way to the STATE FINALS in Atlantic City next weekend.
Congratulations to LUIS COLON, DISTRICT 20 182LBS CHAMPION!! Luis was Voted the Most Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament after he pinned the #1 Seed and defeated the #2 Seed in the Final.
The Team finished in 6th place. Other place winners were Joe Pacheco 2nd (106lbs); James Rodriguez 2nd (132lbs).
Next up will the Regional Tournament held at Hunterdon Central High School this Friday 2/23 and Saturaday 2/24. Top 4 place winners will move to the STATE FINALS held in Atlantic City March 2-4.
2018 GMC CHAMPIONS!!!
113lbs - Joe Pacheco
132lbs- James Rodriguez
TEAM 5th place
(ENTERED ONLY 11 WRESTLERS)
152lbs- Yerami Jimenez 8th
182lbs- Luis Colon 7th
220lbs- David Welch 4th2016-2017 Season RecapTeam Record: 12-12; State Section Semi-Finalist, Beat Ridge and Lost to PiscatawayGMC: 5th place, entered ONLY 9 wrestlers out of 14District 20: 4th Place- 1 CHAMP (Norberto Torres 120lbs) 2 2nds ( Joe Pacheco 106lbs, Alexis Soriano 126lbs) 2 3rds( James Rodriguez 132lbs, Adalfi Jimenez 170lbs)Regions: 106lbs Joe Pacheco 3rd; 120lbs Norberto Torres 3rd; 132lbs James Rodriguez 3rdSTATES: Joe (0-2 Top 32); Norberto "Tito" Torres (3-2 Top 12); James (1-2 Top 24)Individual Records106- Joe Pacheco(Jr.) 29-7- 1st EB Tournament,2nd GMC/Districts/Regions, STATES Top 32, All RED division, All Area THNT106- Joe Abreu(So.) 5-10120- Norberto "Tito" Torres (Sr.) 39-6-1st EB Tournament,3rd GMC/Morris Knolls,DISTRICT CHAMP/MOW, 3rd Region Top 12 in STATE126- Alexis Soriano (Sr.) 21-9- 2nd EB Tournament, 2nd Morris Knolls/6th GMC, 2nd Districts, Honorable mention132- James Rodriguez(Fr.) 35-10- 5th EB Tournament,2nd Morris Knolls/3rd GMC/Districts/Regions Top 24 STATE138- Mike Lopez-(Sr.) 15-19- 5th Morris Knolls/7th GMC/5th District 20138- Yerami Jimenez (So.) 1-4145- Luis Abreu (Sr.) 9-18152- Jamillz Angeles(Jr.) 5-2152- Kevin Espinal (So.) 0-4160- Luis Colon (So.) 12-19 4th District 20170- Adalfi Jimenez (Sr.) 24-12- 4th GMC/3rd District 20182- Chric Jose(So.) 5-8182- Ismael Nunez(So.) 5-9195- David Welch(Jr.) 14-13195- Carlos Quinones(Jr.) 1-5220- Daniel Bailey (Jr.) 1-2285- Jonathan Collazo (So.) 1-0285- Victor Herrera (Fr.) 0-3Special NotesCoach Mike "G" Giordano: District 20/GMC Coach of The Year/ Elected to the REGION 5 Hall of Fame/ Career Record 291-270-2Coach Morales: District 20 Assistant Coach of the Year126lbs Alexis Soriano Sr. will attend and Wrestle for Mercyhurst College in PA.132lbs James Rodriguez: Set freshman record for Wins 35; 2nd Freshman to Win a match at the States. (Heriberto Quintana 2007))120lbs Norberto "Tito" Torres: Sr. finished with a Career Record 125-37 2nd on the ALL time Amboy WIN List- Will attend and Wrestle for Springfield College in Mass.138lbs Mike Lopez Sr.- wrestling for Oklahoma Wesylean Unversity in Oklahoma.145lbs Lewis Abreu Sr.- attending Middlesex County College170lbs Adalfi Jimenez Sr. attending Rutgers University,New Brunswick2016-2017 VarsityBack row: Yerami Jiminez; Luis Colon; Adalphi Jiminez; David Welch; Carlos Quinones; Chris JoseFront row: Joe Abreu; Joe Pacheco; Norberto Torres; Alexis Soriano;James Rodriguez; Mike Lopez; Lewis Abreu2017 Senior Varsity ClassLewis Abreu; Mike Lopez; Alexis Soriano;Tito Torres; Adalphi Jimenez2017 STATE Qualifiers in ATLANTIC CITY-James, Joe, TitoCollege signing day!!l-r; Coach Morales; Alexis Soriano; Coach G; Norberto "Tito" Torres; Coach VosinasThe Training HAS begun....NCAA CHAMPIONS in the making..GOOD LUCK GUYSNorberto "Tito" Torres Class of 2017 Springfield, Mass.Mike Lopez Class of 2017 @ NorthEastern Oklahoma Jr. CollegeAlexis Soriano Class of 2017 @ Mercyhurst College, PACongratulations to all of our wrestlers and a Special Thank You to Coach G, who retired this year after 39yrs of Teaching and Coaching. 29Yrs as Head Wrestling Coach here at Perth Amboy. Good Luck