ITHACA, NY — It was a good start to the 2018-19 season for the Johnson & Wales University wrestling team. The Wildcats have a number of wrestlers alive in the main draw of the Ithaca Invitational.
Johnson & Wales is in fourth place with 33.5 points. The host Bombers lead the way at 42 points.
Matthew Armamento started his collegiate career with an upset of the number eight seed at 125 pounds and advanced to the quarterfinals. The top seed at 174 pounds, Michael Gargano got going with a pair of opening-round pins. Rookie Jordi Perez also got to the quarterfinals of 174
The tournament concludes on Saturday morning with the first bouts starting at 9:30 a.m.