The Nutley Raider wrestling team opened it’s season by traveling to Robbinsville for the 4th annual TCNJ Pride Invitational. The tournament invites all schools in New Jersey who has a head coach who wrestled for Trenton State College (TSC) or The College of New Jersey (TCNJ).
There was no team scoring at the event that had 9 teams enter, Brick Memorial, Colts Neck, Lacey, Pt Boro, Pt Beach, Princeton, Robbinsville, Freehold Twp, and Nutley.
The Raiders brought home 2 individual championships on the day. Seniors Frank DeMaio(160) and Joey D’Alessio(220) both started the season off with 3-0 days that brought home gold medals. Frank Gabriele(170) took 3rd, Justin Luna(220) took 4th, and Jacob Gonzalez(126) placed 6th.