ESC Day 1 Recap

Section 9 advanced 12 wrestlers into tomorrow’s quarterfinals at the 2020 Eastern States Classic. Eight other wrestlers are still alive in the consolation bracket. Wrestling will be at 9:15 – finals should start at approximately 4:00. Let’s take a look at all of the Section 9 wrestlers who are still alive for Day 2 of the ESC!

99: Jordan Brown (MW) vs Vince Bouzakis (Sem)
113: Andrew Marchese (Wash) vs Stevo Poulin (Shen)
152: Tommy Askey (PB) vs Jeremy Scutellaro (Massapequa)
152: Nick Ross (Ont) vs Bryce Smith (Saranac)
160: Joe McGinty (MW) vs Camrin Galvin (Fulton)
160: Pat Ross (Ont) vs Brevin Cassella (Nashoba)
170: Nate Ross (Ont) vs Andrew Donohue (Sem)
182: Ethan Gallo (MV) vs Ryan Stencel (Lancaster)
195 Joe Russell (NFA) vs Darby McLaughlin (Sprinfield)
220: Armel Duke (Midd) vs Kolby Franklin (Sem)
220 Maxx DeCapua (NFA) vs Blake Beilec (Grand Island)
285: Adam Fenner (MV) vs Collin Null (Carthage)

99: Alex Greco vs Ryan Devins (Saranac)
99: Trevor Tufano (Port Jeris)
120: Nick Picariello (MV) vs Joe Sparacio (Bayport)
126: Zack Ryder (MV) vs Sean Garofal (North Rockland)
132: Jordan Suarez (MV) vs Drew Witham (Corning)
138: Eric Tigue (PJ) vs Zach Harrington (Sydney)
170: Joe Velazquez (Midd) vs Tyler Tupper (Gouverneur)
182: Jeremy Mazzella (Warwick) vs Kyle Serro (Lynbrook)
220: Jon Perez (Highland) vs Anthony Bottelo (Ponaganset)

The Most Anticipated Quarterfinals Are….
99: RI stud Jacob Joyce takes on Sem’s Jake Dailey
106: NYS Champ Jace Schafer takes on #26 seed Dom Federici
113: Mahopac’s Centrone versus state finalist Foy should be fun
120: D2 battle between S8 Constratano and S8 Leonard
126: Garcia vs Roes will be a D1 vs D2 battle
132: State finalist Scott vs Sem’s Lemmons is the match to watch
138: My favorite 1/4 of the tournament – Burgos vs Damasco
145: Sem’s Heck and MA stud Miller will provide fireworks
152: Can S8 stud Scutellaro push an extremely tough Askey
160: NYS 3rd Galvin takes on NYS 4th McGinty
170: D1 vs D2 showdown between Araneo and Squires
182: 2019 ESC finalist Azah takes on S2 hammer Delsignore
195: McLaughlin vs Russell in a battle of undefeated wrestlers
220: Funchess takes on Magliocci in a battle of Long Island studs
285: 3 seed Rice vs 6 seed Castillo has great potential

Girls Division Preview – by Matt Diano
The Eastern States Classic is the 1st premier in-season high school wrestling tournament to incorporate a girls division! Girls wrestling is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States. Please take a few minutes to read the incredible preview of this year’s girls tournament penned by our good friend from Long Island Matt Diano!

One thought on “ESC Day 1 Recap”

  1. Good Morning,
    I just wanted to let you know that Trevor Tufano from Port Jervis is still in wrestle backs today and he won his first match. Thanks for the great coverage as always!

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