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Becton Wrestlers Rodriguez & Frizzo Make History

Michael Rodriguez shows off his accomplishment of 100 wins, standing proud with his coaches.

Sarah Oehlmann and Nicolle Okumura

January 31, 2020

History was made this past weekend when Becton wrestler Michael Rodriguez won his 100th match. “I’ve been looking forward to closing in on my 100th win for a while now. The anticipation was thrilling and made me work even harder to get there,” said the senior of the accomplishment. Rodriguez has been on varsity all four years of high school and has been a strong leader and competitor for...

Becton wrestling wraps up with several postseason wins

The senior wrestlers, Carlos Mercado and Jason Kopich, along with Alexa Felten, the team's statistician for all 4 years, are all recognized on Senior Night.

Sarah Bourouf, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

The 2017-2018 wrestling team, which was made up of only two seniors, Carlos Mercado and Jason Kopich, has concluded its season with a 6-12 record. “This was a rebuilding year for the team,” stated Coach Settembrino. “Overall, it was a good season. It was a slow start, but we began winning toward...

Freshman Frezzo proves fierce on the mat

Jaylen Nuila and Sarah Bourouf

January 29, 2018

Becton’s only female wrestler, Freshman Izabella Frezzo, has made her mark with an impressive record of 16-2. Izabella was first introduced to combat sports at the age of two by her father. Furthermore, she was 7.5 years old when she started participating in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and 14 when she began...

Becton winter athletics continues successful season

Senior members of the wrestling team and Coach Settembrino are ready for the 2016-2017 season.

Jana Christiano and Jessica Coleman

February 28, 2017

The Becton Regional High School winter athletic program has many highlights for the 2016-2017 season.  Mr. Settembrino and his wrestlers have had many accomplishments with seniors Louis Pontier, Phil Ruiz, Jordan Colon, Joseph Lesho, Junior Anthony Thomas, and Freshman Michael Rodriguez placing i...

Coach Sett has high hopes for upcoming wrestling season

Senior members of the wrestling team and Coach Settembrino are ready for the 2016-2017 season.

Taina Soler and Brianna Peraino

December 8, 2016

With winter sports approaching, Mr. Settembrino, head coach of the wrestling team, has provided some insight on the upcoming 2016-2017 season. According to Coach Sett, the team is shooting for the league title intending on making it to states, and the boys have been practicing every day for two hours...

Becton wrestling begins to wrap up season; Kolodziej, Ruiz finish strong

Junior Phil Ruiz is celebrating his 100th win.

Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016

Becton Wrestling, which is led by Head Coach Mr. Settembrino, is a contact sport made up of a talented line-up of Becton students. As the regular wrestling season ended a few weeks ago on February 13, the post season started February 20 and will continue until March 4. Coach Settembrino said that...

Becton wrestling season set to begin Dec. 19

Coach Settembrino and Senior Rafal Kolodziej are looking forward to a successful 2015-2016 season.

Julio Rodriguez, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015

With winter sports season slowly approaching, it is time for the Becton Wrestling Team to begin its 2015-16 competition. Physical Education Instructor and Wrestling Coach Mr. Settembrino, who has been coaching wrestling for 12 years now, and Coach Guarnieri, who has been coaching for two, are both very...

Becton Wallington Wrestling Team wins multiple titles at District 15

First place winners: Rafal Kolodziej, Roy Forys, Phil Ruiz and Dylan Lewin

Renee Kochinski, Feature Editor

February 24, 2015

On February 21, the Becton Wrestling Team, under the direction of Coach Settembrino, dominated the mats and the scoreboard at the District 15 home competition. As a team, the boys collectively scored 165 points, which enabled them to beat Queen of Peace High School by a mere four and a half points. The...

One on one with Wrestling Captain Roy Forys

The 2014-2015 Becton Wrestling Team

Jared Farhat, Sports Writer

January 12, 2015

Becton Wrestling has had a strong start to the season with a winning 4-2 record. Senior Captain Roy Forys mentioned, “We began the season with some exciting wins in very important league matches. Our team has proven that we have what it takes to win. I definitely believe our team is capable of great...

Becton-Wallington Wrestling Team strives for seventh league title

Devyn Di Meola, Editor

December 15, 2014

As the 2014-15 season draws near, the Becton-Wallington Wrestling Team battles its way through pre-season and continues to prove itself as a powerhouse in the sport. In anticipation of their first match at the Haddon Heights Tournament on December 20, Becton-Wallington wrestlers build their discipline...

Mr. Settembrino receives NJIC Meadowlands Girls’ Volleyball Coach of the Year award

Mr. Settembrino can be described as a

Yomarie Llanos, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014

After an undefeated season for Becton’s Volleyball Team, which included an 18-0 League Championship, Physical Education Teacher Mr. Settembrino recently won the award as the 2014-15 NJIC Meadowlands Girls’ Volleyball Coach of the Year. This accolade will be his second one after receiving a previous...

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