Week 5 – Holiday Tournaments

Monday 12/27 and Tuesday 12/28
Mid-Hudson Tournament @ Arlington High School (no spectators)
Congratulations to Valley Central’s Luke Satriano for taking home the title at 102 pounds at the 2021 Mid-Hudson Tournament. Satriano, who defeated NFA’s Cooper Merli by fall in 3:49 in the finals, was Section 9’s only champion this year. The other finalists from Section 9 were NFA’s Cooper Merli (102), Valley Central’s Nicholas Weeden (110), Valley Central’s Sebastian Vidacovich (126), NFA’s Anthony Manzi (160), Beacon’s Louis DelBianco (215), and Cornwall’s Nick Valenzano (285).

Full tournament coverage here!

Tuesday 12/28
Linn Crawn @ Kittatinny, NJ High School
Despite being without the services of PJ Duke and Mikey Altomer, Minisink Valley crossed state lines and took home the team title at the Linn Crawn Holiday Tournament in Kittatinny, NJ. Perhaps the highlight of the tournament occurred at 120 pounds where Minisink’s Sofia Macaluso became the first girl to ever win the Linn Crawn! Macaluso defeated North warren Regional’s Tom Dugan by a score of 7-5 to win the title! Also winning titles for Minisink Valley were Joseph Uhrig (106), Luke Greiner (144), Eric Tigue (150), Zack Ryder (157), Andrew Filip (189), and Ethan Gallo (215). Click here for complete results!

Wednesday 12/29
Massapequa Holiday Tournament
Monroe Woodbury and Middletown each crowned one champion and finished 6th and 8th respectively in the team race at the 2021 Massapequa Holiday Tournament. Monroe Woodbury junior Jordan Brown recorded a pin and a tech fall before taking the title at 138 with a 4-3 decision over Matthew Castillo from Port Washington. Stephan Monchery, a sophomore from Middletown, pinned his way to the title at 285! Section 9 had two other finalists in the tournament in Mike Zrelak (MW, 172), and Fernand Vera (Middletown, 215). Other top-6 placers for the Crusaders were Liam Hayes (5th @ 110), Maxim Javorsky (4th @ 118), Brandon Carcaterra (6th @ 145), Rob Liggio (5th @ 160), and Craig Ladka (6th @ 189). Other Middie place winners were Jayden Norris (5th @ 126), and Bryson Tibbs (4th @ 189).

Cooperstown Invitational
Congratulations to the Goshen wrestling team for taking 2nd place at the Cooperstown Invitational! The Gladiators crowned three individual champions and had 14 wrestlers place in the top 6 in their weight class! Jackson Brady won the title at 138 by going 5-0 with three pins. Winning the title at 189 was Max Winkler who took the crown by going 5-0 with 5 first period pins – twice he pinned his opponent in 11 seconds! Dom Siracusa won the title at 285 via four first period pins and a 10-3 decision in the finals. The other place winners for Goshen were Jacob Perales (2nd @ 118), Michael Lombardi (3rd @ 126), Jake Lederman (4th @ 132), Dan Weeden (6th @ 145), Henry Villodas (5th @ 152), Anthony Mitchell (6th @ 160), Aaron Gay (5th @ 172), Dante Joseph (3rd @ 189), Kyle Kubik (3rd @ 215), Aidan DeEntremont (3rd @ 285), and Declan Bernhardt (4th @ 285).

Top 5 Team Scores
1. Mount Markham – 169.5
2. Goshen – 169
3. Unatego – 119.5
4. South Lewis – 89.5
5. Verona/Sheril – 85.5

One thought on “Week 5 – Holiday Tournaments”

  1. Dom Siracusa was awesome to watch as he pinned his opponents to the finals. His title opponent gave Dom his biggest achievement of the day. Me was confident in his abilities to calmly figure out his dleopponents moves to our point him easily.

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