The Collingswood High School wrestling team is staying home for the first round of the playoffs.
The Panthers earned the final home seed of the NJSIAA South Jersey Group 1 playoffs, and will take on the No. 5-ranked Buena Chiefs at CHS on Monday, Feb. 11.
Collingswood (21-6) has lost 4 of its last 6, but against top-notch competition, which has prepared the team well for the playoffs. Prior to the slide, the Panthers had rattled off 13 straight match victories.
Paulsboro earned the No. 1 seed, while Cinaminson is the No. 2 seed. Both teams earned byes. Haddon Township takes on Woodstown in the other quarterfinal.
If the Panthers are able to defeat the Chiefs, they will travel to take on a Paulsboro team to which they fell 42-21 on Monday.
Collingswood travels to Overbrook on Friday for its regular season match.
For more on this year's Panther wrestlers, check out:
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