Several local wrestlers took to the mat this weekend for the 2021 Northeast Regionals and the NYS USA Wrestling Freestyle and Greco Roman Championships. The top 3 finishers at the NE Regionals automatically qualify for the National Championships in Fargo while NYS-USA Wrestling is taking the top-4 finishers.
Mason Ketcham (Washingtonville, 114 lbs.) – 14U Boys Greco Roman
RR1: Ketcham dec 8-8 criteria Andrus
RR3: Ketcham tech 10-0 Cofane
RR4: Ketcham tech 12-0 Swenson
RR5: Ketcham pin 2:54 Marks Jenkins – Mason takes 1st Place!
Mason Ketcham (Washingtonville, 114 lbs.) – 14U Boys Freestyle
Quarters: Ketcham tech 10-0 Swenson
Semis: Ketcham tech 12-2 Jones
Finals: Ketcham tech 10-0 Marks Jenkins – Mason takes 1st Place!
Alyssa Reed (Port Jervis, 106-122) – 16U Girls Freestyle
RR1: Reed tech 10-0 Peterson
RR2: Reed dec 11-9 Tarshis
RR3: Frost pin :38 Reed
RR4: Reed tech 12-1 Drake
RR5: bye – Alyssa takes 2nd place!
Brooke Tarshis (Pine Bush, 106-122) – 16U Girls Freestyle
RR1: Tarshis tech 10-0 Drake
RR2: Reed dec 11-9 Tarshis
RR3: Tarshis tech 15-4 Peterson
RR5: Tarshis pin 1:21 Frost – Brooke takes 3rd place!
Sofia Macaluso (Minisink Valley, 138) – NY Women’s USA Junior Freestyle
RR1: Macaluso tech 10-0 Connors
RR3: Macaluso tech 10-0 Moore – Sofia takes 1st!
Brian Lombardi (Minisink Valley, 145) – NY Men’s USA Junior Freestyle
Rd 16: Lombardi dec 13-9 Rehberg
Quarters: Hoffman tech 15-4 Lombardi
Consi 4: Welcome dec 10-8 Lombardi
Jaccob Gonzalez (Minisink Valley, 160) – NY Men’s USA Junior Greco Roman
RR1: Gonzalez tech 10-0 Truesdell
RR2: Gumble tech 10-0 Gonzalez
RR3: Gonzalez tech Hutton 10-0 – Jaccob takes 2nd!
Ethan Palanca (New Paltz, 170) – NY Men’s USA Junior Greco Roman
Quarters: Palanca tech 12-2 Douglass
Semis: Artsisheuskiy tech 11-1 Palanca
Consi Semis: Palanca tech 10-0 Davis
3rd/4th Place: Palanca dec Douglass 5-2 – Ethan takes 3rd!
Ethan Palanca (New Paltz, 170) – Junior Boys Greco Roman
Rd 16: Miller dec 8-3 Palanca
Consi 8 #1: Palanca dec 6-1 Macario
Consi 8 #2: Palanca tech 10-0 Glessner
Consi 4: Palanca tech 12-0 Cherry
Consi Semis: Palanca tech 11-1 Fairchild
3rd/4th Place: Palanca dec 5-1 Malia – Ethan takes 3rd!
Michael Altomer (Minisink Valley, 182) – NY USA Junior Greco Roman
RR1: Altomer tech 13-0 Marcus
RR3: Altomer pin :50 Lumbra
RR4: Altomer pin :47 Ezzell
RR5: Altomer pin :09 Meshkov – Mikey takes 1st place!!!
Michael Altomer (Minisink Valley, 182) – Junior Boys Greco Roman
Quarters: Altomer pin :56 Lucian
Semis: Altomer pin 1:12 Gray
Finals: Altomer pin 1:22 Ayyoub – Mikey takes 1st Place
Tim Bova, a Section 1 Arlington HS wrestler who trains at Hudson Valley Wrestling Academy, took 1st place in both NYS USA Freestyle and NYS USA Greco Roman at 152 pounds!