Here are my predictions for Regions 1-3. I am not attempting to pick Region 4 or 5 since there are two teams I cover in each. Thanks Realignment. Also I know top four go to states but am only listing Top 3.
106 Finals Favorite: Samuel Edd Alverez, St. Joseph vs. Justin Bierdumpfel, Don Bosco
Third Place: Brandon LaRue, High Point
Prediction: I am going to go with Alvarez if he can get by LaRue.
113 Finals Favorite: Logan Mazzeo, Emerson vs. Devin Flannery, High Point
Third Place: Eddie Ventresca, Pope John
Prediction: I think Mazzeo is the winner.
120 Finals Favorite: Joe Aragona, Pope John vs. Mark DiGeronimo, Kittatinny
Third Place: Brandon Wyble, Butler
Prediction: I think Aragona puts it all together this week.
126 Finals Favorite: Jake Rotunda, Pope John vs. Luke Mazzeo, Emerson
Third Place: Trevor Fleet, West Essex
Prediction: I like Rotunda.
132 Finals Favorite: John Burger, New Milford vs. Matt Beyer, Pascack Valley
Third Place: Robert Garcia, Pope John
Prediction: Burger stays undefeated with a title here.
138 Finals Favorite: Peter Andresen, Old Tappan vs. Mark Bohn, Jefferson
Third Place: Evan DeLuise, Don Bosco Prep
Prediction: Call it a hunch but Bohn is my pick
145 Finals Favorite: Chris Greco, Pompton Lakes vs. Wyatt McCarthy, Newton
Third Place: Travis Arata, Mahwah
Prediction: McCarthy in a close match.
152 Finals Favorite: Aric Wingle, High Point vs. Kasey Hotz, Kittatinny
Third Place: Declan Ward, Old Tappan
Prediction: I give Wingle the edge.
160 Finals Favorite: Alec Corrao, Don Bosco vs. Joe Napoleone, St. Joseph.
Third Place: Johan Schechtman, Emerson
Prediction: Corrao takes it.
170 Finals Favorite: Dominick Mandarino, Don Bosco vs. Anthony Scuito, Northern Highlands
Third Place: Zach Lewis, Emerson
Prediction: Mandarino is my choice.
182 Finals Favorite: Shane Sosinsky, Northern Highlands vs. Daniel Surich, Mahwah
Third Place: Rey Miller, Hawthorne
Prediction: Sosinsky keeps on rolling.
195 Finals Favorite: Josh Lewis, Emerson vs. Zach Mafaro, Kittatinny
Third Place: Frankie Megrini, Pompton Lakes
Prediction: I am going with Lewis here.
220 Finals Favorite: Jake Brown, Pope John vs. Peter Acciardi, Don Bosco
Third Place: Bailey Paster, Demarest
Prediction: Brown should take this weight.
285 Finals Favorite: Eric Chakonis, Don Bosco vs. Drew Flynn, Pompton Lakes
Third Place: Zach Herbert, Sparta
Prediction: I look for Chakonis to take the title.
106 Finals Favorite: Nicholas DeNora, Passaic Valley vs. Nick Kayal, Bergen Catholic
Third Place: Dylan Cedeno, Fair Lawn
Prediction: I like DeNora here.
113 Finals Favorite: Robert Howard, Bergen Catholic vs. Kyle Kaiser, Paramus
Third Place: Justin Carifi, Par Hills
Prediction: I think Howard wins.
120 Finals Favorite: Matthew Spota, Garfield vs. Jacob Falleni, Lenape Valley
Third Place: Chris Caban, Lodi
Prediction: Total hunch but I like Falleni
126 Finals Favorite: Anthony Mastroeni, Hopatcong vs. Anthony Clarizio, Cedar Grove
Third Place: Daniel Percelay, DePaul
Prediction: I am going with Mastroeni
132 Finals Favorite: Jordan Robinson, Garfield vs. PJ Gohn, Parsippany
Third Place: Dan Fongaro, Boonton
Prediction: Gohn has been lights out since returning from injury recently and that continues
138 Finals Favorite: Gerard Angelo, Bergen Catholic vs. Connor Meytrott, Montville
Third Place: Ricky Reimers, Roxbury
Prediction: The former state champion Angelo looks to be the choice.
145 Finals Favorite: Nick Palumbo, Lenape Valley vs. Chris Zaccaria, West Essex
Third Place: James Murdoch, Clifton
Prediction: Palumbo is the favorite at this weight.
152 Finals Favorite: Shane Griffith, Bergen Catholic vs. Dominic Fano, Montville.
Third Place: Michael O'Malley, Hasbrouck Heights
Prediction: I think it is Fano's year.
160 Finals Favorite: Kyle Cochran, Paramus vs. Matthew Dallara, Hasbrouck Heights
Third Place: Sergio Ventura, JFK
Prediction: I am leaning towards Cochran
170 Finals Favorite: Anthony Asatrian, Bergen Catholic vs. Joey Schiele, Morris Hills
Third Place: Joseph McCarthy, Cedar Grove
Prediction: Schiele is the pick
182 Finals Favorite: Brandon Kui, DePaul vs. Mike Ilic, Parsippany
Third Place: Daniel Diprenda, Cedar Grove
Prediction: Kui takes it in a close match.
195 Finals Favorite: Brian Bonino, Paramus vs. Nick Trani, Wayne Valley
Third Place: Sam Weiner, Morris Hills
Prediction: Trani in a wide open weight
220 Finals Favorite: Joseph Soreco, DePaul vs. Liridon Leka, Montville
Third Place: Sean O'Malley, Hasbrouck Heights
Prediction: I like Leka in a minor upset.
285 Finals Favorite: Parker Fox, Montville vs. Shane Beston, Morris Knolls
Third Place: Jacob Abill, Clifton
Prediction: Fox wins it here
106 Finals Favorite: Matt DeStefanis, Randolph vs. Anthony Clark, Delbarton
Third Place: Quinn Melofchik, Belvidere
Prediction: Clark adds a Region title to an MCT Championship
113 Finals Favorite: Anthony Petrillo, Livingston vs. Victor Lopez, West Orange
Third Place: Dom Difrancescantonio, Hanover Park
Prediction: I think Lopez takes it in front of his home gym.
120 Finals Favorite: Pat Glory, Delbarton vs. Yousef Salem, North Bergen
Third Place: Matt Armamento, Queen of Peace
Prediction: Glory is the overwhelming favorite
126 Finals Favorite: Nick Raimo, Hanover Park vs. Shane Metzler, West Morris
Third Place: Cody Harrison, Phillipsburg
Prediction: I think Raimo takes a close one here.
132 Finals Favorite: Ray Wetzel, Queen of Peace vs. Lou Raimo, Hanover Park
Third Place: Alex Jones, Caldwell
Prediction: In the District 11 rematch, I like Raimo
138 Finals Favorite: Sean Conley, Hanover Park vs. Travis Tavoso, Delbarton
Third Place: Alex Carida, Hackettstown
Prediction: I like Tavoso here.
145 Finals Favorite: Garrett Beam, Queen of Peace vs. Brian Meyer, Phillipsburg
Third Place: AJ Lonski, Delbarton
Prediction: In a hunch I am going with Beam.
152 Finals Favorite: Gerald Jones, Caldwell vs. Omar Abdelhamid, Rutherford
Third Place: Thomas Stigliano, Whippany Park
Prediction: Abdelhamid is the choice.
160 Finals Favorite: Troy Navarino, Mendham vs. Nick Fierro, Verona
Third Place: Matt Liberato, Hanover Park
Prediction: Navarino keeps on rolling
170 Finals Favorite: Cole Kreshpane, Delbarton vs. Barak Pipkins, Bloomfield
Third Place: Marco Gaita, West Morris
Prediction: Kreshpane is my pick
182 Finals Favorite: Dominic Mainiero, Queen of Peace vs. LJ Castellano, Delbarton
Third Place: Christian Dalla Riva, Caldwell
Prediction: Taking Castellano here.
195 Finals Favorite: Rory DeLuca, Hanover Park vs. Thomas Rigas, Whippany Park
Third Place: Jordan Colon, Becton
Prediction: In a MCT Finals rematch, I think Rigas gets the W.
220 Finals Favorite: Robert Melise, Phillipsburg vs. Trey Zgombic, Delbarton
Third Place: Sam Mellow, Montclair
Prediction: Melise should win here.
285 Finals Favorite: Elyezer Oliviery, Union City vs. Yaikos Kostisdakis, Madison
Third Place: Zack Sieb, Morris Catholic
Prediction: I am leaning towards Oliviery.