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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