Christan Brothers Academy is returning this season with one of the best teams in recent history, which is saying alot since they were just state runner-ups this previous season. With all that being said they have 4 returning state medalists and 4 returning state qualifiers.
CBA potentially will have 3 freshmen starting, it seems they will rely on their fab five in Nini, George, Silva, Barrett and Canterino to spark this team back to the Non-Public A state finals.
They have 3 wrestlers ranked at the #1 spot in our rankings (Silva, Nini and George) and have 2 others ranked (Barrett #2 and Canterino #4)
106: Fr. Bobby Duffy
113: Jr. Tyler Venet
120: Fr. Will Sakoutis
126: Fr. Jimmy Jakub
132: Jr. Alesandro Nini*
The Italian National team member is looking to finally get a title in New Jersey, The 2x state place winner is expected to move up to 132 where he is currently ranked #1 and is predicted to win a state title this upcoming season
138: So. AJ Falcone
144: Sr. Julian George*
The state runner after being pinned in the finals is looking for revenge and will look to make a run to be on the top of the podium in this upcoming season, he is ranked #1 in the 144 weight class and will have the likes of Richie Grungo and Joe Davi battling him for the title. George is committed to Wisconsin
150: Sr. Tyler Barrett*
Returning from a 3rd place finish, Barrett is now a contender for the state title where he only has Cross Wasilewski in front of him at 150 pounds, Barrett is committed to Columbia University.
157: Sr. Zander Silva*
Another #1 ranked wrestler for CBA, seems like the whole team is #1 at this point, coming off a 3rd place finish Silva will look to recreate past success and work towards a state title this upcoming season, with that being said Silva seems to be heavily favorited to win it all this year. Silva is committed to Princeton University
165: Sr. Nick Stump
175: Sr. Anthony Lawrence
190: Sr. Peter Grippo
215: Sr. Robert Canterino
285: Joe Meehan