SPFHS Wrestling defeats Westfield

by Ally Flynn

     The Raiders defeated the Westfield Blue Devils 34-33 in Friday night’s pin match benefiting cancer. Senior Danny Van Brunt wrestled first and scored the only pin for the Raiders, starting the match off strong with six points. Westfield forfeited three more matches to the Raiders adding 18 points to the score. Out of the 14 matches, the Blue Devils scored points in seven of them. Junior Tommy Cunningham and senior Jalin Bryant won three points each for the Raiders even though they did not score a full pin. Matt Ridge wrestled last and was able to score four points for the Raiders in an intense match and get a win for Scotch Plains-Fanwood. The Raiders take on Union High School at 5:30p.m. on Wednesday at Union.