By BRIAN CUNNIFF
A couple of major milestones were reached during the Middle Township High School wrestling team’s match at Burlington City Friday evening.
Gary James Nagle set a new school record for career victories when he accepted a forfeit at 182 pounds to win his 89th match during the Panthers’ 57-12 road victory. He improved to 26-2 on the season.
Chris White, a 1989 graduate of Middle, had set the previous career wins mark at 88.
In addition, Middle coach Matt Wolf won his 100th career match.
Romeo Rodriguez upped his team-best record to 27-1 with a win by fall in just 34 seconds at 132 pounds. Austin Cominsky (220) and Karl Giulian (160) also each won by fall for their 24th and 22nd wins on the season, respectively. Max Heaps (138), Gavin Gomez (152) and Dawson Tallant (195) also won by fall for Middle.
Middle ran its record to 13-3 on the season. The team hosts Penns Grove, Clearview and Millville on Saturday at 10:30 a.m.