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 2017-18 Upper Dublin Cardinals

Front Row: (left to right) Patrick Tucker, John Palmer, Justin Heckler, Aidan Reed, Rocco DiSimone, Mason Novak, Brett Rama
Second Row: David Noh, Connor Graham, AJ. Bailey, Andrew Senlick, Jackson Rock, Chris McDermott, Angelina Tocchet
Third Row: Griffin Johnson, Ryan Jamison, Joshua Hong, Skyler Hackett, John Dierkes, Nick Gallagher
Back Row: Joe Stabilito Jr, Dominic Stabilito, Vincent Stabilito, Katie Bartosik, Joe Stabilito Sr., Dave Jones
Missing from picture: Matt Carpenter, Andy Yoon and Coach Little

CARDINAL HIGHLIGHTS

On Wednesday Jan. 17 the Cardinals visited Plymouth Whitemarsh and again come up on the losing side this time losing 60-2. Mason Novak (170) pick up the only win for the Cardinals who lost a point at 113. The Cardinals will be back in action on Wednesday Jan. 24 when they visit Springfield Township.


Saturday Jan 13 the Cardinals traveled to the Chichester Duals and were 0-4 on the day losing matches to West Chester Henderson (70-11), Pitman NJ (48-21), Haverford High (47-31) and Chichester (66-12). Leading the Cardinals were Brett Rama (106-113) and Jackson Rock (145) both 4-0 on the day.


On Wednesday Jan 10 the Cardinal came up on the short end losing to Wissahickon 50-30 and sent the Fireside Cup back to Wissahickon. Picking up wins for the home team were Brett Rama (106), Aidan Reed (113), Jackson Rock (145), Mason Novak (170) and Rocco DiSimone.


The Cardinals continued the season on Wednesday Jan 3 with a league opening 64- 12 loss to Quakertown. Picking Up wins for the Cardinals were David Noh (113) and Mason Novak (170).


The Cardinals just finished a very busy week on Wednesday they wrestled 5 matches at the Delco Duals and finished in 3rd place going 3 and 2 on the day. Brett Rama (106) and Mason Novak (170) both were 5-0 on the day. Justin Heckler was 4-1 for the Cardinals.  Then on Friday and Saturday they were at the Wetzel Individual Tournament and finished in 21st place leading the way for the Cardinals was Mason Novak who finished 2nd at 170. Also picking up medals were Brett Rama (106), Jackson Rock (138), Justin Heckler (152) and Skylar Hackett all who finished in 8th place. 


The Cardinals just completed there first week of dual matches and came out on the short end in both matches on Wednesday Dec. 20 they lost a 42-28 decision to Upper Moreland and on Friday Dec 22 they lost at Germantown Academy 42-30. 


The Cardinals opened the 2017-18 Season at the New Hope Solebury Tournament on 12/8 and 12/9. Leading the way was Mason Novak (170) who captured his 3rd New Hope Title to tie a UD Record. Also placing for the Cardinals were Brett Rama (106) 4th, Jackson Rock (145) 3rd and Skyler Hackett (160) 3rd. 

   Mason Novak Champion

Jackson Rock (145) 3rd

Skyler Hackett (160) 3rd 

Brett Rama (106) 4th


The Cardinals ended their season with there Annual Banquet. The Wrestling team hosted the Sandy Run Middle School Wrestlers and enjoyed good food and sharing time together. We would like to Thank Mrs. Bonczkiewicz and Rock for give us a great banquet and all their help during the season. Special Thanks to Eric Griener and Katie Bartosik for all they do for us during the Year. After a good dinner Coach Jones did his annual Introduction of each wrestler and gave out a pile of awards. The award winners are listed below:

2016 – 17 AWARDS

Sandy Run MS

Middle School Appreciation Awards

Outstanding Wrestler 7th – Colin Higgins

Outstanding Wrestler 8th – Brett Rama

Sportsmanship Award – Nick Gallagher

Most Improved – Jack Pilling

Upper Dublin HS

Freshman – Andrew Senlick

American Conference All League – Aidan Reed (106) HM

                                                         Alex Bonczkiewicz (126) 3rd

                                                         Mason Novak (160) 1st

UDHS Single Season 20 Wins – Mason Novak 30 wins

2017 District Qualifiers – Aidan Reed (106), Alex Bonczkiewicz (126) and Mason Novak (160)

2017 Regional Qualifiers – Mason Novak (160)

Fastest Pin – Mason Novak (0.21)

Most Improved – Elijah Peck

Bullet Man – Jeff Hirsch and Albert John

Most Takedowns – Mason Novak (44)

Most Escapes – Jeff Hirsch (33)

Most Reversals – Andy Yoon (10)

Most Near Fall Points – Alex Bonczkiewicz (10)

Most Pins – Mason Novak (12)

Most Team Points – Mason Novak (85)

UDHS Outstanding Freshman – Andrew Senlick

Senior Captains Award – Alex Bonczkiewicz and Albert John

Senior Award – Jeff Hirsch and Albert John

UDHS Iron Man – EJ Livrieri and Rocco DeSimone

Gut Award – Rocco DeSimone

Coaches Award – Alex Bonczkiewicz and Luis Lozada

Hickey Scholarship Award – Luis Lozada

Outstanding Wrestler – Mason Novak

Managers Awards – (Track and Districts)

Alyssa Caimi, Sydney Leming and Danielle Wrigley.


 

 

Mason Novak will continue his season with his third place finish at the Central District in Quakertown. Aidan Reed and Alex Bonczkiewicz where not a lucky as the dropped their first matches and were eliminated. Mason got caught and pinned in his first match but then won three straight to take 3rd place.


 

Aiden Reed   3rd                               Mason Novak   1st                                   Alex Bonczkiewicz   4th