“Middleweights” 132 – 160

                                                                           132 Pounds

The Favorites:
Will Koll (Lansing, S4) – 2X NYS Champ; Cornell; only loss this year is to a nationally ranked PA stud 
John Muldoon (Pearl River, S1) – 2013 2nd ESC; 2013 4th NYS; 3-2 win over D’Angelo at Shoreline
Chris Mauriello (Hauppauge, S11) – sophomore is 22-0 with 20 bonus point matches; great off season
Saidyokub Kahramonov (New Utrecht, PSAL) – 2013 6th NYS; 7-4 win over Sean O’Hagan this year
Mike D’Angelo (Commack, S11) – 2013 5th NYS; only losses this year are to O’Hagan and Muldoon
Jawan Jones (St. Benedicts Prep, NJ) – don’t be misled by his 10-6 record, he’s wrestled some studs!
Chris Truglio (Minisink Valley, S9) – 2013 SQ lost lo Lapi 4-2 in Albany; very tough on top

Keep An Eye On:
Frankie Gissendanner (Penfield, S5) – only an 8th grader; placed at 2013 ESC as a 7th grader @ 126
Cody McGregor (Tonawanda, S6) – 2X NYS placewinner; 21-0 with 15 pins this year
Kyle Greene (Columbia, S2) – junior; 17-2 this year with one point losses to Retell and Merecki
Jack Reina (Garden City, S8) – gritty wrestler who only lost 3-2 to Islip’s Wade
Carter Merecki (Salem, S2) – 2X state place winner D2 is undefeated this year with a win over Greene

                                                                   138 pounds

The Favorites:
Tristan Rifanburg (Norwich, S4) – 2013 ESC champ, 2010 NYS champ, 4X NYS placewinner; only a jr.
Brandon Lapi (Amsterdam, S2) – 2013 NYS finalist; 3X NYS placewinner; 2013 ESC 5th
Sam Ward (Locust Valley, S8) – 2013 5th NYS D2; 17-0 this season with a 5-1 win over Cooksey
Mike Raccioppi (Minisink Valley, S9) – 2X SQ; 2013 ESC 6th; wins over Caputo and Matias this year
Justin Cooksey (MacArthur, S8) – 2012 2nd NYS; 2013 8th ESC; only loss is to Ward; win over Raccioppi
Matt Caputo (North Rockland, S1) – 2X NYS placewinner; 2013 7th ESC; only loss is to Raccioppi
Rocco Russo (Frontier, S6) – 3X SQ; 26-0 this year with a win over Graham

Keep An Eye On:
Danny Graham (West Seneca East, S6) – 2013 SQ; 15-1 with only loss to Russo
Jimmy Leach (Eastport SM, S11) – 18-0 this season; very strong wrestler; good off season
Liam Erickson (Brewster, S1) – 2013 SQ; 22-0 this year with a OT win over Mid Hudson champ Murphy
Matt Fields (Danbury, CT) – 3rd in CT last year
Brett Johnson (Cornwall, S9) – tough and gritty; 15-2 with one loss being med. fft.

                                                                       145 Pounds

The Favorites:
Joey Butler (Burnt Hills, S2) – 2013 3rd NYS; 25-0 wins over Lapi, Silverthorn, Dutton & Benderoth
Chris Garcia (Clovis West, CA) – 2X CA placewinner is currently ranked 2nd in CA; 2nd Doc Buchanan
Tommy Dutton (Rocky Point, S11) – 2013 4th NYS & ESC; great preseason beating NJ’s Dinmore 2X
Jacob Restrepo (Sachem East, S11) – 17-0 with bonus points in every match so far

Keep An Eye On:
Ben Ettlinger (Fox Lane, S1) – Shoreline champ notches wins over Aeberli and Ferro
Alex Herringshaw (Holland Patent, S3) – 2012 6th NYS D2; perfect 22-0 this year
Trevor Hoffmeir (Newark Valley, S4) – 2013 SQ; only loss this year has been to Rifanburg
Michael Dusold (Locust Valley, S8) – 2013 SQ; 20-2 this season
AJ Aeberli (Warwick, S9) wrestling @160 most of the year so should be strong @ 145
Tom Wightman (Warwick, S9) – 2013 SQ; only loss this year was 8-5 to Cooksey

                                                                          152 Pounds

The Favorites:
Louis Hernandez (Mepham, S8) – Ranked #5 nationally by Flo; 2013 NYS & ESC champion; nuff said
Tyler Zimmer (Clovis West, CA) – ranked in the top 3 in CA; finished 2nd at Doc Buchanan
Frank Garcia (Norwich, S4) – 2013 NYS finalist; 2X NYS  & ESC placewinner; undefeated this season
Rich Viruet (Springfield Central, MA) – 2013 MA champ; 3X MA placewinner
Angelo Kress (Columbia, S2) – 2012 NYS placewinner; 2013 SQ; extremely talented; 20-0
Jesse Porter (Shenendehowa, S2) – a stud in all 3 styles; very powerful and talented
Zach Lugo (Deer Park, S11) – has improved tremendously; undefeated with an 11-7 win over Ferro

Keep An Eye On:
Dennis Ferro (East Islip, S11) – 2013 NYS 7/8; only loss is to Lugo
Blaise Benderoth (North Rockland, S1) – talented physical wrestler is always a threat
Tyler Silverthorn (General Brown, S3) – 2X NYS placewinner D2; only loss at 152 this year was to Butler
Nik Hansen (Oxford Academy, S4) – 23-3 with 16 pins
Dan Woughter (Alfred Almond, S5) – 2013 NYS 7/8 placewinner; 27-1 this year only loss at 160
Nigel Williams (Eagle Academy, PSAL) – 2013 SQ; 15-0 this year
Alec Guevara (Wallkill, S9) – vastly improved wrestler may surprise people; only lost 7-4 to Kress this year
Ryan Ferr0 (Warwick, S9) – extremely talented; only a freshman but very savvy

                                                                                            160 Pounds

The Favorites:
Corey Rasheed (Longwood, S11) – Ranked 7th in USA by Flo; 2013 NYS & ESC champ; 3X NYS placewinner
Dan DeCarlo (Port Jervis, S9) – 2013 4th ESC; 2013 5th NYS; 2X NYS placewinner; undefeated this year
Jonathan Viruet (Springfield Central, MA) 2013 MA champ; 2012 MA runner-up
Zach Colgan (Johnson City, S4) – 2013 4th NYS; 2013 7th ESC; undefeated with a major over Schwab
Konstantin Parfiryev (James Madison, PSAL) – 2013 6th NYS; lost 3-1 to nationally ranked Radoncic

Keep An Eye On:
Connor Lawrence (Duanesburg, S2) – 2013 NYS 7/8; only loss this year has been to Weiler from Sem.
Derek Holcomb (Newark Valley, S4) – 2013 SQ; undefeated this year with 8 pins
Nate Schwab (Clarence, S6) – 4 losses this year…2 to A. Deprez and 2 to Colgan; very tough wrestler
Jordan Bushey (Peru, S7) – 2013 NYS 7/8; 18-1 this year with only loss at 170 to Engle; placed in Fargo

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