SPORT SHORTS

Jared DiZenzo of Jackson Liberty High School’s wrestling team added his second early season tournament title to his record at 285 pounds as he and 170-pound champion Tyler Kalmowitz won their weight classes in the Walter Woods Tournament at Middletown High School South Dec. 26. DiZenzo (4-0) won a 4-0 decision over Lou Ceras of …

Merli Invitational

MATT DENTON Howell High School’s Natalie Coil competes in the 55-meter hurdles at the Merli Invitational Dec. 26 at the John Bennett Indoor Athletic Complex in Toms River. The Rebels’ standout finished second in her heat.

Collecting the pinfall

SCOTT FRIEDMAN Jackson Liberty High School’s Jerald Goodman won his 192-pound match against Christian Pritzlaff of Red Bank Catholic High School by a pin at the Ice Breaker Wrestling Tournament at Old Bridge High School Dec. 19. Goodman finished second in his weight class.

Jaguars’ boys, girls bowlers off to strong start to season

By WAYNE WITKOWSKI Correspondent Jackson Memorial High School’s girls’ bowling team, which won the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group IV title last March, and its boys team are off to solid starts in the young season. Both will be put to the test again Jan. 2 when they compete in the annual Brick Tournament. Brick Township …

Heath built legendary cross-country program at CBA

SPORTS VIEW Tim Morris The words “great” and “legend” get thrown out so often that they have almost lost their meaning. In the case of retired Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) cross-country coach Tom Heath, those words hardly do him justice. Heath, who stepped down as the Colts’ head coach after another championship year, leaves as …

SPORT SHORTS

Jackson Memorial High School senior right-hander Chris Hawryluk signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his baseball career at Monmouth University. Hawryluk is heading into his third varsity season with the Jaguars on the diamond and has starred both on the mound as a pitcher and at the plate as a first baseman. This …