Trojans edge East Rutherford,43-42

Jan. 24, 2013 @ 04:12 AM

The Chase Trojan wrestling team narrowly escaped a surging East Rutherford team Monday night at East with a 43-42 victory.

“Our guys really wrestled great,” said East Rutherford head coach Tim Bird. “It was a very close and exciting match.”

The match was tied at the end but the Trojans won by virtue of a tie-breaker.

The Cavaliers got individual wins from David Conner, Weston Parker, Brock Collins, Cody Hall, Andy VanDyke, Jake Melton and Andre Gabriel.

Conner, Hall and Melton remain undefeated in conference action.

East returns to the matsFriday against county rival R-S Central at home while the Trojans host Patton the same night.