Donovan
Catholic
High School


711 Hooper Ave
Toms River, NJ 08753
(732) 349-8801
(Ocean County)












2024 Record: 4-9
Non-Public B Qualifiers
3rd Place District 23
5th Place Shore Conference Tournament
4th Place B-South

ShoreConferenceWrestling.com Wrestler of the Year
(Sr) Kurt Wehner - 120
Record: 33-4
2nd Place State Tournament  /  Region 6 Champion  /  District 23 Champion
Shore Conference Tournament Champion
Mustang Classic Champion
Only Multi-Time State Medal Winner, Only 3x-Region Champion, & Only 3x-District Champion in Program History



2024 Season


Wgt WrestlerRecordPostseason
106 (Fr) Joseph Vezzosi13-12D-1st / R-WB1
113 (So) Hank Mulligan7-12D-3rd / R-PQ
120 (Sr) Kurt Wehner33-4D-1st / R-1st / NJ-2nd
126 (Sr) Sawyer Ostroff18-6D-1st / R-1st / NJ-8th
126 (Jr) John Moore1-3
132 (Fr) Anthony Russo13-5
132 (Jr) Lucas Bova8-7
132 (Fr) Jason Mrczoka0-4
138 (Jr) Riley Gutierrez19-12D-2nd / R-5th
150 (Sr) Anthony DeCaro4-11
157 (Jr) Brody Kountouris8-13D-3rd / R-WB1
165 (So) Brian Garcia6-14
175 (So) Michael Colon13-7D-3rd / R-PQ
190 (Fr) Diondre Foendoe7-14D-2nd / R-PQ
215 (Fr) Jonathan Kales2-10
Hwt (Sr) Sam Rock20-7D-1st / R-2nd / NJ-WB2



Date OpponentResult
12/14 at LakewoodW 70-6
12/16 Robin Leff TournamentResults
12/16 Beast of the EastResults
12/18 at BarnegatW 64-12
12/27 Mustang Classic12th Place
1/3 vs Pt BoroL 23-41
1/6 Shore Conference Tournament5th Place
1/10 vs ManchesterW 52-24
1/13 at St Joseph (Metuchen)L 12-51

     DelseaL 12-67

     Seton Hall PrepL 9-69
1/17 vs Jackson LibertyL 29-35
1/24 at PinelandsW 54-27
1/27 at St Peter's PrepL 12-66

     St John VianneyL 12-58
1/30 vs LaceyL 27-37
2/6 NPB-QF: at RBCL 7-57
2/17 District 233rd Place

 



NJSIAA STATE TOURNAMENT
(2 Medal Winners)
2nd: Kurt Wehner (120)
8th: Sawyer Ostroff (126)

WB2Sam Rock (Hwt)

Kurt Wehner capped his career with his third State Medal, becoming the first Donovan Catholic wrestler to make it to the State Finals, placing 2nd at 120. He closes his run with the Griffins as their only multi-time State Medalist.

Fellow senior Sawyer Ostroff also finished his career with a State Medal, placing 8th at 126. It marks the first time the Griffins have had two State Medalist in the same season.


REGION 6 TOURNAMENT
Donovan Catholic (2 Champs / 9 Medal Winners)
1st: Kurt Wehner (120)  /  Sawyer Ostroff (126)
2nd: Sam Rock (Hwt)
5th: Riley Gutierrez (138)
WB1: Joseoh Vezzosi (106)  /  Brody Kountouris (157)
PQ: Hank Mulligan (113)  /  Michael Colon (175)  /  190: Diondre Foendoe (190)

Donovan Catholic's only multi-time Region Champion added his third 1st-place medal when Kurt Wehner used three 1st-period pins to 3-peat at the Regions. It is the fourth Region medal in all for Wehner.

Fellow senior Sawyer Ostroff won his first Region Title, and third Region medal, giving the Griffins multiple champs for the first time in program history, and raising their all-time total to seven champs.

DISTRICT 23 TOURNAMENT
Donovan Catholic  (3rd Place  /  4 Champs  /  9 Medal Winners)
1st: Joseph Vezzosi (106)  /  Kurt Wehner (120)  /  Sawyer Ostroff (126)  /  Sam Rock (Hwt)
2nd: Riley Gutierrez (138)  /  Diondre Foendoe (190)
3rd: Hank Mulligan (113)  /  Brody Kountouris (157)  /  Michael Colon (175)

Kurt Wehner became Donovan's first 3-time District Champion, Joseph Vezzosi came from the #8 seed to win the 106-pound title, Sam Rock became the program's first heavyweight District Champ since 1985, and Sawyer Ostroff returned from injury to give the Griffins a new school record four District Champions.


NON-PUBLIC GROUP B TOURNAMENT
QF: RBC  57  -  Donovan Catholic  7  (BOX SCORE)


1/30: B-SOUTH
Lacey  37  -  Donovan Catholic  27  (BOX SCORE)
Lacey: Gauthier (21-6); Schuler (20-8); Flynn (20-8); Davis (20-7); Mott (16-9)
Donovan: Hwt - #4 Rock d. #5 Sager, 4-0; Wehner (21-3); Gutierrez (15-6); Colon (11-4)


1/27: ST PETER'S PREP TRI
#3 St John Vianney  58  -  Donovan Catholic  12  (BOX SCORE)
St Peter's Prep  66  -  Donovan Catholic  12  (BOX SCORE)


1/24: B-SOUTH
Donovan Catholic  54  -  Pinelands  27  (BOX SCORE)
Donovan: Colon, Foendoe, Wehner, Gutierrez, & DeCaro win by fall
Pinelands: Hwt - Glass p. #4 Rock; Wainen, & Hart win by pin


1/17: B-SOUTH
Jackson Liberty  35  -  Donovan Catholic  29  (BOX SCORE)
Liberty: Urso (18-4); Niewiadomy (16-6); McCann (14-6); Ayyash (14-7); Agban (12-7)
Donovan: Wehner (18-2); Ostroff (9-3); Rock (11-2); Colon (9-2)


1/13: ST JOSEPH METUCHEN QUAD
Delsea  67  -  Donovan Catholic  12  (BOX SCORE)
St Joe's (Metuchen)  51  -  Donovan Catholic  12  (BOX SCORE)
Seton Hall Prep 69  -  Donovan Catholic  9  (BOX SCORE)


1/10: B-SOUTH
Donovan Catholic  52  -  Manchester  24  (BOX SCORE)
Donovan: Colon, Foendoe, Mulligan, Bova, Russo, & Gutierrez win by fall
Manchester: Espinal & Anderson win by pin

1/6: SHORE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Donovan Catholic - 5th Place
4 Medal Winners
1st: Kurt Wehner (120)
2nd: Sawyer Ostroff (126) / Sam Rock (Hwt)
6th: Riley Gutierrez (138)

Despite having only four entrants in the tournament, the Griffins managed to finish in 5th-place as a team, the highest finish in the program's history. Three Griffins made it to the finals, and senior Kurt Wehner made history by becoming Donovan's first ever SCT Champion.


1/3: B-SOUTH
Pt Boro  41  -  Donovan Catholic  23  (BOX SCORE)
Pt Boro: Hynes, Matta, & Weiland win by fall; Clayton techs
Donovan: Wehner d. Burgio, 3-0; Russo pins; Ostroff techs


12/27: MUSTANG CLASSIC at Brick Memorial
Donovan Catholic - 12th Place
1st: Kurt Wehner (120)
2nd: Sam Rock (Hwt)


12/18: B-SOUTH
Donovan Catholic  64  -  Barnegat  12  (BOX SCORE)

Donovan: Bova, Mulligan, Russo, Gutierrez, Kountouris, Colon, Foendoe, & Rock win by pin
Barnegat: Hickey & Concepcion win by decision


12/16: BEAST OF THE EAST


12/16: ROBIN LEFF TOURNAMENT at Southern
Top 5 Finishers
4th: Brody Kountouris (157)


12/14: B-SOUTH
Donovan Catholic  70  -  Lakewood  6  (BOX SCORE)
Donovan: Pins: Vezzosi, Bova, Mulligan, Wehner, Ostroff, Russo, Gutierrez, Colon & Rock
Lakewood: Perez wins by forfeit


































































































































































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