Wrestling Team Takes Third—The Middlesex County College wrestling team boasted a great season, finishing third at the national tournament in the Division III category for two-year colleges. The tournament, held in Rochester, MN, was held Feb. 26-28. The squad also finished third in the Garden State Conference Tournament held at Gloucester County College in February. With the trophy from the national tournament are, kneeling, from left: Gabriel Roman, Jr. (Perth Amboy), J.C. Francobandiero (Edison), Ezequiel Flores (Lakewood). Standing, from left: Assistant Coach Gene Lezark (East Brunswick), Assistant Coach Donny Carruth (Burlingon Township), Justin Persico (Middletown), Jason Fonzi (California), Matt Ellery (Middlesex), Mike Conway (Old Bridge), and Head Coach Mike Malinconico (Edison). Justin Persico was named all-American. (Photo courtesy of Middlesex County College)
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