Ferro Wins Title at Shorty Hitchcock in a Busy Week for Section 9 Grads

Ferro Wins 174 Title at Shorty Hitchcock Memorial Open
Warwick graduate Ryan Ferro went 5-0 and took home the crown at the 2021 Shorty Hitchcock Memorial Open in Millersville, PA. Ferro, a 2X NYS champion while in high school, wrestles at 174 pounds for Long Island University. The former Warwick star, who was unseeded in the tournament, defeated the #2 and #3 seeds before topping another former NYS champion, Christian Hansen, in the finals. Red Hook grad Matt Morris and Washingtonville alum Tommy Maddox also competed in the Shorty Hitchcock. They both wrestled at 133 and actually locked horns on the Round of 16 where Morris notched a 10-3 victory. Let’s take a look at all of the results for our Section 9 graduates.

133 – Matt Morris (Millersville, Red Hook)
Morris wbf 2:24 Huxtable (LIU)
Morris dec Maddox (Buffalo/Washingtonville) 10-3
Prinkey (Clarion) wbf 1:55 Morris
Spellman (Princeton) dec 7-6 Morris

133 – Tommy Maddox (Buffalo, Washingtonville)
Morris (Millersville/Red Hook) dec Maddox 10-3
England (Clarion) dec 4-2 Maddox

174 – Ryan Ferro
Ferro dec 6-2 Pierce (George Mason)
Ferro dec 8-2 Weinberg (Penn State)
Ferro dec 6-4 Sosinsky (Navy)
Ferro dec 3-1 Augustine (Pitt)
Finals: Ferro dec 8-3 Hansen (Spartan Combat RTC) … Ryan is your Champion!!!

2021 Keystone Classic

157 – Tommy Askey (Appalachian State, Pine Bush)
Askey dec 10-8 sv Kropman (Drexel)
Rajaonarivelo (George Mason) dec 4-1 Askey
Askey dec 6-1 Martinak (Drexel)
Tarsi (Harvard) dec 3-1 Askey
7th/8th Place: Barrett (George Mason) tech 15-0 Askey

165 – Evan Barczak (Drexel, Monroe Woodbury)
Barczak maj 10-1 Bolletino (Sacred Heart)
Barczak maj 9-0 Dickson (George Mason)
Formato (Appalachian State) dec 6-3 Barczak
Barczak dec 4-1 Kistler (Penn)
3rd/4th Place: Revano (Penn) dec 4-2 Barczak

New York State Collegiate Championships

125 – Jaden Hansen (Alfred State, Newburgh Free Academy)
Horan (RIT) wbf 4:04 Hansen
Skala (Oswego State) wbf 5:49 Hansen

133 – Dylan Earl (Ithaca, Monroe Woodbury)
Earl dec 14-10 Tannuzzo (NYU)
Cardenas (Cortland) dec 12-6 Earl
Earl dec 7-5 Rankin (RIT)
Mosheneck (Alfred State) by DQ over Earl

141 – Gavin Richter (Alfred State, Kingston)
Jones (Ithaca) wbf 2:08 Richter
Kelly (Ithaca) wbf 3:28 Richter

149 – Jack Kohrs (Oneonta State, Monroe Woodbury)
Jack had to medically forfeit out of tournament

157 – James Udasco (Cortland, Minisink Valley)
Giovagnoli (Ithaca) dec 6-3 Udasco
Nugent (Alfred State) dec 5-3 Udasco

165 – Steven Gazzillo (Cortland, Cornwall)
Gazzillo tech 16-0 Grey (Brockport)
Lamb (RIT) wbf :33 Gazzillo
Gazzillo dec 12-7 Schiafo (Ithaca/Red Hook)
Drury (NYU) maj 16-4 Gazzillo

165 – Tristen Schiafo (Ithaca, Red Hook)
Brazinski (Oneonta State) maj 12-1 Schiafo
Schiafo maj 9-1 Rivera (Alfred State)
Gazzillo (Cortland/Cornwall) dec 12-7 Schiafo

174 – Steven Felice (Oswego State, Monroe Woodbury)
Dougherty (RIT) wbf 1:48 Felice
Zenie (Brockport) tech 15-0 Felice

Former MV Warrior Jaccob Gonzalez Shines at Scotty Wood Duals
Former Minisink Valley wrestler Jaccob Gonzalez went 3-0 in his college wrestling debut wrestling at The Scotty Wood Duals. Gonzalez wrestles at 165 for Division II East Stroudsburg University. Jaccob was one of six former Minisink Valley wrestlers who were at the tournament. Former Warriors Brian Lombardi, Scott Geysen, and Adam Fenner wrestle for the ESU men’s team while Mia Macaluso wrestles for the ESU women’s program. Also at the tournament was former Warrior Jordan Suarez who, along with NFA grad Maxx DeCapua, wrestle for Johnson & Wales University.

Doug Parker Invitational

125 – Greg Fischer (Wesleyan, Newburgh Free Academy)
Fischer wbf 1:47 Spychala (Centenary)
Fischer maj 12-0 Farrell (Bridgewater State)
Amoa (Rhode Island College) dec 6-5 Fischer
3rd/4th Place: Gomes (Bridgewater State) dec 10-3 Fischer – Greg finishes 4th

184 – Marcus Brown (Wesleyan, Monroe Woodbury)
Brown dec 11-6 Collazo (Bridgewater State)
Hopman (Centenary) maj 17-9 Brown
Brown tech 16-1 Attalah (New England College)
Summers (Springfield) dec 3-2 Brown

285 – Timmy Ganuncio (Coast Guard Academy, Minisink Valley)
Ganuncio wbf 2:06 Boahen (New England College)
Ganuncio dec 8-1 Brown (Rhode Island College)
Ganuncio wbf 5:22 Peavey (University of Southern Maine)
Finals: Mulligan (Centinary) wbf 2:08 Ganuncio …Timmy finishes 2nd!!!

Penn College Wildcat Invitational
165 – Devin Doty (Wilkes, Minisink Valley)
Stigliano (Technical College of NJ) tech 20-5 Doty
Pettaccia (Technical College of NJ) wbf 1:23 Doty

174 – Ethan Palanca (Castleton, New Paltz)
Martin (Gettysburg) tech 16-0 Palanca
Palanca tech 15-0 Tan (Scranton)
Rowland (Elizabethtown) tech 16-0 Palanca

CUW Open in Concordia, WI
Newburgh Free Academy graduate Joseph Russell, who wrestles 285 for the Stevens Institute of Technology in NJ, went 1-2 at the CUW Open on Saturday.
285 – Joseph Russell (Stevens, Newburgh Free Academy)
Chukwu (Joliet) dec 10-5 Russell
Russell dec 3-1 Manjarrez (Elmhurst)
Mercer (Concordia) wbf 2:32 Russell

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