Weekend Action Updates

Minisink Valley at Colonie
The Warriors were dominant in all 10 matches in claiming the team title at the Colonie Duals.  Undefeated wrestlers for Minisink included Jarred Greiner, Connor Greiner, Gerard Daly, Chris Truglio, Mike Raccioppi, and AJ Aeberli.  Daly was selected as the Lightweight MOW while Raccioppi grabbed MOW honors for the Middleweights!

Minisink Valley 75 Schenectady 6                 Minisink Valley 77 Division 6
Minisink Valley 60 Colonie 27                       Minisink Valley 67 Roy C. Ketcham 18
Minisink Valley 70 Saranac 9                         Minisink Valley 75 Hudson Falls 9
Minisink Valley 66 Queensbury 12               Minisink Valley 52 Fulton 18
Minisink Valley 56 Burnt Hills 21                 Minisink Valley 64 Indian River 9

Monroe Woodbury Romps at North Rockland Tourney; Kingston Places Five
The Crusaders crowned 8 champions and took home the team title outpacing the second place team by more than 100 points.  Winning titles for MW were Marco Vespa (99), Mike Shapiro (106), Kevin Kelly (120), Vinny Vespa (126), Evan Barczak (138), Kendel Elfstrum (182), Nick McShea (220), and Cellestino Mazzamuto (285).       MW Results

Kingston also had three finalists and five wrestlers place at Saturday’s event. Chris Bouton took 4th at 113, Dayvon Casiano  took 2nd at 132, Nijee Noble was 3rd at 152, Malik Nelson came in 2nd at 220 and Nick Smith placed 2nd at 285.           Kingston Results

Dragon Duals
Host Cornwall went 3-1 and finished in 2nd place at the 2014 Dragon Duals.  Quin Zsido, wrestling at 182 pounds was the Dragon’s lone undefeated wrestler.  Columbia went 4-0 to take home the team title.  John Devine, Columbia’s 120 pounder, was selected as tournament MOW.  Pearl River finished in 3rd place followed by Horace Greeley and Rondout Valley.

Columbia 56 Cornwall 23                  Cornwall 52 Horace Greeley 21
Cornwall 69 Rondout Valley 18        Cornwall 42 Pearl River 39

Patriot Invitational @ John Jay East Fishkill
Wallkill, competing with out three of their best wrestlers, was still able to send four to the finals and capture the team title at the 2014 Patriot Invitational.  Logan Losito took home gold at 120 while Andrew Davis (113), Ryan Sebesta (152), and Garrett Betcher (195) also made it to the finals.  NFA’s Da’mani Burns won the crown at 138 and was voted the MOW for the tournament.  Burns’ teammate, Isaac Serrano was the champ at 285.  Middletown crowned three champions and finished third as a team.  Middie titlists included Oscar Lainez (99), Christan Matos (170) and Joe Humphrey (220).  New Paltz’s Karl Linneman was Sections 9’s other chanpion taking home the 152 pound title.  Great job by all!

Team Scores and Medal Matches

Pine Bush at Mamaroneck
Pine Bush finished 2nd as a team behind Wantagh and crowned two champions.  Dylan Green took 1st at 126 while Emig Bennett took the title at 138.  Anthony Stramiello pinned his way through his side of the bracket before losing a hard-fought 10-8 decision to Wantagh’s Jonathan Loew in the finals!  Andrew Crusco (145) and Jacob Smith also took second for Pine Bush.  Great job guys!

Port Jervis at Huntington Holiday Tournament
Port Jervis placed 5th at the Huntington holiday tournament.  Joe Bock 285lbs, Nate Cohen 160lbs and William Harrison 138lbs all took 1st place.  Hunter Curreri 152lbs took 2nd, Carson Saischuck 99lbs and Alex Quick 145lbs took 4th Griffin Roddy 145lbs. and Matt Reilly 170lbs took 6th.  Joe bock also won the most pins award with 5 pins in 10 mins 10 seconds.

Goshen at Titan Duals
Goshen came in second at the Titan Duals losing only to East Ramapo in the finals by a score of 46-41.
East Ramapo 46 Goshen 31        Goshen 70 Croton Harmon 12      Goshen 78 Hastings 6
Goshen 57 Nyack 24                     Goshen 66 Westlake 18

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