Long Island vs. Upstate Challenge

Inaugural Event Taking Place This Saturday at Cornell

Check out these lineups for Saturday’s Long Island vs. Upstate Challenge.  The event will take place in the Freidman Wrestling Center on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.  4X NCAA Champion Kyle Dake will be the special guest of honor.  Last weekend Dake became the first wrestler in NCAA history to win 4 NCAA titles in 4 different weight classes (141, 149, 157, 165).

Who wants to be the first Section 9 wrestler to participate in this event?  Let’s make it happen boys!!!

Long Island vs. Upstate Challenge
99 – John Busiello (Eastport South Manor) NYS Third vs Yianni Diakomihalis (Hilton) NYS Champion
106 – Kyle Quinn (Wantagh) NYS Champion vs Jon Haas (Spencerport) NYS Third
113 – Nick Piccininni (Ward Melville) 2x NYS Champion vs Anthony Orefice (Lockport) 2x NYS Placer
120 – Travis Passaro (Eastport South Manor) NYS Third vs. Alex Delacruz (Ossining) NYS Champion
126 – TJ Fabian (Shoreham Wading River) NYS Champion vs Will Koll (Lansing) 2x NYS Champion
132 – Mark West (Hauppauge) vs Brandon Lapi (Amsterdam) NYS Runner Up
138 – Tommy Dutton (Rocky Point) NYS Fourth vs Connor Lapresi (Lansing) NYS Champion, Runner Up
145 – Louis Hernandez (Mepham) NYS Champion vs Vincent Deprez (Hilton) 2x NYS Runner Up
152 – Corey Rasheed (Longwood) NYS Champion, 2x Runner Up vs Kevin Thayer (Unatego) NYS Champion
160 – Tyler Grimaldi (Hills West) NYS Champion vs Burke Paddock (Warsaw) NYS Champion
170 – Dan McDevitt (Wantagh) NYS Third, Fifth vs Jake Weber (Clarence) NYS Qualifier
182- Gio Santiago (Sachem North) NYS Third, Sixth vs Tim Schaefer (Warsaw) Multi-Time NYS Placer
195 – Dan Choi (Syosset) NYS Champion vs Reggie Williams (Johnson City) NYS Runner up
220 – Rich Sisti (Monsignor Farrell) NYS Champion vs Mike Silvis (Holley) NYS Third
285 – Michael Hughes (Smith West) NYS Champ vs El Shaddai Van Hoesen (Columbia) NYS Runner Up

Click here for a newyorkwrestlingnews.com’s preview of the entire event.


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