NYS Intercollegiate Championships

Cody Ruggirello (Hofstra – Valley Central), Russell Parsons (Army) and Chandler Smith (Army) Take Home Titles!  

Dylan Booth – Sullivan, 125 (Port Jervis)
1st Round – bye
R16 – J. Mai (Columbia) maj. dec Booth 11-3
Consie – Badua (Army) dec Booth 9-4 ………Dylan is out

Sean Badua – Army, 125
1st Round – bye
R16 – T. Diallo (Binghamton) 5-4 over Badua
Consie – Badua (Army) dec Booth 9-4
Consie – Badua dec over Ronka (Oswego) 2-1
Consie – T. Diallo (Binhamton) dec. over Badua 5-1 …Sean going for 7th
Medal Match – K. Albert (Hunter) dec over Badua 9-7 SV …. Sean finishes in 8th place

CJ Palmer – Hunter, 141 (Delaware Valley, PA)
1st Round – bye
R16 – Palmer tech. fall over Adrian Berry (Cortland) 15-0
Quarters – Palmer dec over Brandon Jones (NYU) 11-8
Semis – Jamel Hudson maj dec over Palmer 12-3
Consies – Palmer dec over Logan David (Cornell) 10-7 ….CJ wrestling for 3rd!
Medal Match – Caruana (Binghamton) dec Palmer 3-2….CJ takes home 4th place

Bryan Mongiello – Brockport, 141 (Washingtonville)
1st Round – bye
R16 – B. Jones (NYU) maj. dec. 12-4 over Mongiello
Consies – Dylan Caruana (Binghamton) wbf over Mongiello 5:37 …..Bryan is out

Logan Everett – Army, 141
1st Round – bye
R16 – Everett wbf over J. Sepor (RIT) 6:20
Quarters – Everett dec. over Wahba (Ithaca) 5-2
Semis – Jason Estevez (Buffalo) dec over Everett 7-3
Consies – Caruana (Binghamton) inj def over Everett
Medal Match – L. David inj def over Everett…. Logan takes 5th

Cody Ruggirello – Hofstra, 149 (Valley Central)
1st Round – bye
R16 – Ruggirello wbf M. Langan (LI Post) :52
Quarters – Ruggirello wbf over Barber (Cortland) :22
Semis – Ruggirello maj. dec Marchetti (Army) 9-0
Finals –  Ruggirello by pin over Sutton!!!!  Cody wins title!!!!

Mark Milisci – Osweg0, 149 (Washingtonville)
1st Round – Tyler Ponte (Columbia) dec over Milisci 6-4
Consies – Sow (Oswego) dec Milisci 3-2 ….Mark is out

Mark Marchetti – Army, 149
1sr Round – bye
R16 – Marchetti dec over Nate Martin (Niagara CC) 6-0
Quarters – Marchetti over Daniel Pak (Ithaca) 4:30
Semis – Ruggirello maj. dec Marchetti (Army) 9-0
Consies – Gaffney (Ithaca) dec over Marchetti 5-3 SV
Medal Match – Marchetti wbf over Barber (Cortland) 1:45 ….Mark finishes 5th

 Andrew Mendel – Army, 149
1st Round – Mendel dec over James Leach (Nassau CC) 8-2
R16 – Mendel dec over Ed Ramirez (LI Post)
Quarters – Mendel dec over Albonico (NYU) 3-0
Semis – Sutton (Columbia) dec over Mendel 10-6
Consies – Mendel maj dec over Barber (Cortland) 12-4
Medal Match – Mendel dec over Gaffney (Ithaca) 4-2…Andrew takes 3rd place!

Richard Dennison – Sullivan, 149 (Minisink Valley) competing in “B” bracket
1st Round – Connor Lapresi (FLWC) maj. dec. Dennison 13-2
Consies – Dennison wbf over Ahern (Merchant Marine) 3:18
Consies – Dennison dec. over Mawby (RPI) 5-1
Consies – Dennison wins by fft
Consie – Dennison dec over Naeemi (Brockport) 5-1 …. Richard going for 5th
Medal Match – Lapresi (Binghamton) wbf over Dennison …. Richard finishes 6th place!

Russell Parsons – Army, 157
1st Round – bye
R16 – Parsons dec over T. Simaz (Cornell) 4-1
Quarters – Parsons dec. over V. Deprez (Binghamton) 3-1
Semis – Parsons inj def over Scheidel (Columbia) 6:42
Finals – Parsons dec over Wally Maziarz (Buffalo) 6-2 ….. Russell wins at 157!!!

Johnny Grandson – Sullivan, 165 (Middletown)
1st Round – Chandler Smith (Army) wbf over Grandson 2:59
Consies – Therrien (Buffalo) maj. dec Grandson 18-9 …..  Johnny is out

Chandler Smith – Army, 165
1st Round – Chandler Smith (Army) wbf over Grandson 2:59
R16 – Smith wbf over Tyrel White (Columbia) 3:29
Quarters – Smith tech fall Schwartzapfel (Nassau CC) 21-4
Semis – Smith dec over Zupan (Bing) 8-3
Finals – Smith maj dec over Nick Terdick (Hofstra) 13-4…. Chandler takes home 1st!!!

Brian Harvey – Army, 174
1st Round – bye
R16 – Harvey wbf over Gino Gioelle (SUNY Cortland) 1:48
Quarters – Harvey wbf over Nassivera (Ithaca) 3:31
Semis – Harvey maj. dec over Jacob Taylor (Cornell) 12-1
Finals – George Pickett (Cornell) dec Harvey 3-2 …. Brian takes 2nd!!!

Brian Vutianitis – SUNY Cortland, 174 (Warwick) competing in “B” bracket
1st Round – Vutianitis wbf over Cascio (RPI) 2:21
R16 – Vutianitis wbf over T. Byrnes (Oswego) 4:11
Quarters – Artigliere (Cornell) maj. dec. over Vutianitis 11-2
Consies – Weber (Buffalo) dec over Vutianitis 6-1 …. Brian is out

 Samson Imonode – Army, 184
1st Round – bye
R16 – Imonode wbf over N. Fisk (RIT) 3:56
Quarters – Gabe Dean (Cornell) maj. dec. over Imonode 17-4
Consies – Imonode dec over Ponce (Hunter) 8-4
Consies – Sheeham (NYU) dec over Imonode 3-1 SV ….  Samson s going for 7th
Medal Match – Imonode dec over S. Bova (Oswego) 5-2 … Samson finishes 7th!

Austin Wilding – Army, 184
1st Round – bye
R16 – Wilding tech fall over R. King (LI Post) 16-0
Quarters – Wilding dec. over Tyler Beckwith (Cortland) 4-0
Semis – Wilding inj. def. over Tony Lock (Buffalo)
Finals – Gabe Dean (Cornell) tech fall over Wilding 23-8…Austin takes 2nd!!!

Austin Weigel – Buffalo, 184 (Onteora)  competing in “B” bracket
1st Round – bye
R16 – Weigel dec Dan Choi (Cornell) 6-4
Quarters – Weigel dec. over Vitino (Army) 4-2 SV
Semis – Weigel wbf overe Anania (Ithaca) 1:31
Finals – William George (Cornell) dec over Weigel 7-4…. Austin takes 2nd place!!

Stephen Snyder – Army, 197
1st Round – Owen Scott (Cornell) wbf over Snyder 3:00
Consie – Snyder dec over C. Dilorio (LI Post) 4-1
Consies – Snyder dec. over G. Duvall (Ithaca) 4-3
Consies – Idelson (Columbia) wbf 3:00 over Snyder …. Stephen going for 7th
Medal Match – Snyder maj dec over Gorsuch (Oswego) 14-5 … Stephen takes 7th!

James Bethel – Oneonta, 285 (Saugerties)
1st Round – bye
R16 – Betehl dec over E. Zamura (Jamestown CC) 8-1
Quarters – Jacob Aikens-Phillips (Cornell) dec Bethel 8-5
Consies – Bethel dec. over Weinger (RIT) 8-4 …..ALL SECTION 9 MATCH!
Consies – Tristram (Brockport) wbf over Bethel …. James going for 7th
Medal Match – James med fft out…takes 8th place

Sam Weinger – RIT, 285 (Washingtonville)
1st Round – bye
R16 – G. Ryan (Columbia) dec Weinger 12-5
Consies – Weinger wbf over Burgos (Niagara CC)  4:57
Consies – Bethel dec. over Weinger (RIT) 8-4 ….Sam is out

Jonathan Cirino – Sullivan, 285 (Middletown)
1st Round – bye
R16 – P. Kopczynski (Hunter) tech. fall over Cirino 19-2
Consies – Cirino wbf 2:02 over Obeibit (LI Post)
Consies – J. Rosemond (Nassau)  wbf over Cirino 3:41 ….Jonathan is out



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Dennis Bermudez to Wrestle at Journeymen NE Duals

Saugerties Grad Returns to His Wrestling Roots…Taking on Fellow MMA Star Gray Maynard at Journeymen ASICS Northeast Duals on 11/29 in Albany


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DeCarlo Dominating at Southern Maine

Freshman Dan DeCarlo (Port Jervis, N.Y./Port Jervis) at 165lbs, DeCarlo won all three of his matches by fall in a dominating day on the mat.  The Huskies’ freshman pinned Springfield Tech’s Ibrigm Ibrigimov in 4:50 and then put Ezra Kapetansky to the mat in 2:27.  In his final competition of the day, DeCarlo took down WNEU’s James Black in 3:20.  With the three pins in today’s matches, DeCarlo now has four wins by fall this season out of a possible five matches. Dan DeCarlo is a 2014 Graduate of Port Jervis High School.



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Warwick Valley Holiday Youth Wrestling Tournament


Warwick Valley Holiday Wrestling Tournament 2014 Flyer

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2014-2015 Schedules

Schedules are starting to come in and they are being added to the team’s personal pages.  Coaches….if you haven’t sent it to me yet, please do so ASAP! Email it as a Word attachment to sectionixwrestling@gmail.com.

Preseason Rankings coming soon!!!!

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Ohio State (2-0) 37, Army (0-1) 6

165: Chandler Smith (ARMY) decision over Justin Kresevic (OSU) 2-0 (Army 3, Ohio State 0)
174: Mark Martin (OSU) decision over Brian Harvey (ARMY) 7-4 (Army 3, Ohio State 3)
184: Kenny Courts (OSU) major decision over Austin Wilding (ARMY) 15-4 (Ohio State 7, Army 3)
197: Matthew O’Hara (OSU) decision over Stephen Snyder (ARMY) 4-2 (Ohio State 10, Army 3)
285: Nick Tavanello (OSU) fall over Trevor Smith (ARMY) 3:15 (Ohio State 16, Army 3)
125: Nathan Tomasello (OSU) fall over Sean Badua (ARMY) (Ohio State 22, Army 3)
133: Johnni DiJulius (OSU) fall over Christian Doyle (ARMY) (Ohio State 28, Army 3)
141: Logan Stieber (OSU) fall over Logan Everett (ARMY) 2:05 (Ohio State 34, Army 3)
149: Andrew Mendel (ARMY) decision over Jake Donatelli (OSU) 4-1 (Ohio State 34, Army 6)
157: Josh Demas (OSU) decision over Russell Parsons (ARMY) 2-1 (Ohio State 37, Army 6)
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STWC NY/NJ Needs a Few Youth Wrestlers for Dual Tournament

The Youth Scrap & Scramble Duals is one of the events at this year’s Journeymen/Asics Northeast Collegiate Duals.  Mike Skokos, owner of STWC NY/NJ is looking for wrestlers for the following weights: 68, 115, 132, 144.  Anyone interested should contact Mike at (845)405-9535.


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Saugerties Grad Bethel Earns Recognition

BethelSUNY Oneonta freshman James Bethel, a 2014 Saugerties graduate, has been selected as the Rookie of the Week for the Eastern Collegiate Wrestling Conference.  Bethel, who wrestles at 285, is currently 5-1 on the season with his only loss coming by decision to a wrestler ranked in the top 10 nationally.  Congratulations James!

Click HERE for the article posted on the SUNY Oneonta wrestling website.

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Busy Week In College Wrestling For Section 9 Alums

Wyoming Seminary Post Grad Stramiello Entered in Bearcat Open
Pine Bush graduate Johnny Stramiello is having busy weekend scheduled!  On Saturday he took on teammate Tristan Hanshaw in the team’s annual Blue vs. White Intrasquad Scrimmage.  Stramiello won the match by a score of 5-2.  On Sunday, Stramiello will be competing in the Bearcat Open at SUNY Binghamton where he could run into competition from wrestlers of Division 1 powers such as Cornell, Penn State, Hofstra, Lehigh, Rutgers, and Old Dominion.

Stramiello at Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open
Rd. 1 – bye
Rd. 16 – Stramiello dec Bobby Vedda (Cleveland State) 8-7
Quarters – Ben Willeford (Cleveland State) wbf Stramiello 3:37
Consie – David White (Binghamton) wbf Stramiello 2:50

Brockport/Oklahoma Invitational
The Army Black Knights have four finalists including 165 pound champion Chandler Smith in the Brockport/Oklahoma Invitational.  Army finished 4th as ateam behind Ohlahima, Lock Haven, and Kent State.  Onteora graduate Austin Weigel, the 184 pound starter for Buffalo, finished in 7th place!

Army Finalists
149: Dan Neff (Lock Haven) dec. Andrew Mendel (Army)  6-2
157: Justin Deangelis (Oklahoma) dec. Russell Parsons (Army) 11-5
165: Chandler Smith (Army) dec. Clark Glass (Oklahoma) 3-1 … Congrats Chandler!
174: Caleb Marsh (Kent State) dec. Brian Harvey (Army) 12-9

Weigel’s Medal Match
184:  7th place – Austin Weigel (Buffalo) dec. Mike Vollant (Kent State)  3-2

Other Army placerwinners:
Christan Doyle 7th @ 133; Logan Everett 3rd @ 141; Mark Marchetti 5th @ 149; Lincoln Mallinger 8th @ 149; Craemer Hedash 5th @ 157; Javier Rodriguez 7th @ 157; Coleman Gracey 3rd @ 165; Jack Wedholm 5th @ 174; Tony Risaliti 8th @ 174; Austin Wilding 3rd @ 184; Samson Imonode 6th @ 184; Stephen Snyder 6th @ 197; Trevor Smith 5th @ 285

Ithaca Invitational
Several former Section 9 wrestlers are entered in this event.  Please contact me at sectionixwrestling@gmail.com if I have overlooked anyone.          Brackets

Dylan Booth – SUNY Sullivan, 125 (Port Jervis)
Ramkishun (Oswego) dec Booth 7-5
Jordan (Johnson & Wales) dec Booth 5-4
Mark Milisci – SUNY Oswego, 149 (Washingtonville)
Milisci – bye
Milisci dec Perrine (Stevens Institute) 4-2
Gaffney (Ithaca) dec Milisci 8-2
Milisci dec Farley (Centenary) 6-5 …. Mark still alive in wrestlebacks!
Milisci dec Perrine (Stevens) 3-1
Gaccione (Johnson & Wales) dec Milisci 5-2 … Mark wrestling for 5th
Strohman (Springfield) dec Milisci 8-1 …Mark takes 6th….Nice Job Mark!
Frankie Hernandez – Johnson & Wales, 149 (Minisink Valley)
Joseph (Springfield) tech fall Hernandez 16-0
Pinto (Springfield) dec Hernandez 8-3
AJ Voelker – SUNY Sullivan, 157 (Monroe Woodbury)
Voelker – bye
Voelker maj dec Henriquez (Johnson & Wales) 16-5
Voelker dec Sow (Oswego) 10-7 ….AJ is in the semis!!!
Jazikoff (NYU) maj dec Voelker 13-5
Caracoppa (Johnson & Wales) maj dec Voelker 15-6 …AJ wrestling for 5th
Voelker mff last match so he finishes in 6th place!  Good job AJ!
Sean Prell – Johnson & Wales, 165 (Warwick)
Prell dec Silverthorn (Oswego) 8-5
Caserta (Stevens) wbf Prell 1:58
Prell tech fall Rathbun (Alfred State) 20-5
Prell dec Gibson (Norwich) 7-3
Prell dec Navickas (Stevens) 5-3 sv
Caserta (Stevens) wbf Prell 1:41
Brett Johnson – SUNY Sullivan, 165 (Cornwall)
Gibson (Norwich) dec Johnson 7-2
Johnson wbf Carroll (Springfield) 2:50
Pistone (Oswego) wbf Johnson 1:31
Johnny Grandson – SUNY Sullivan, 165 (Middletown)
Velez (Ithaca) tech fall Grandson 16-1
Ward (Springfield) tech fall Grandson 19-4

Ruggirello pins opponent but Hofstra falls to Lehigh
VC graduate Cody Ruggirello, the starting 149 pound wrestler for D1 Hofsta, started off his 2014-2015 season in style with a first period pin of Lehigh’s Drew Longo.  Ruggirello is currently 2-0 on the season.  Lehigh 27 Hofstra 9

Bethel, Diesel Hope To Lead Teams at John Reese Duals
Saugerties graduate James Bethel placed 2nd in his first collegiate event, the 2014 Monarch Invitational last weekend.  Diesel placed 3rd in the same event with his only loss coming by a 3-2 margin to the evnetual champ.  This weekend Bethel and Diesel hope to lead their teams to a successful showing at the John Reese Duals in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Mongiello 2nd at Golden Eagle Invitational
Washingtonville grad and SUNY Brockport sophomore Bryan Mongiello placed second recently at the Golden Eagle Invitational.        Golden Eagle Invitational

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