The top 25 Division I New York Wrestlers (Nassau & Suffolk) wrestlers have been identified using a power ranking formula to compare performance across weight classes. No subjective information was used to rank the wrestlers except for arriving at the power point system which was applied the same for each wrestler.
The formula weights the following factors for each wrestler:
- Points are awarded for performance in county and state tournaments only.
- Last years performance is more heavily weighted than performance in previous year’s.
- Weight classes are weighted differently based on strength of weight class in states over the last 10 years. Generally, lower weights have less weigthing than higher weight classes.
|1||Alex Ekstrom (Palmyra-Macedon, Sr.)||58.08|
|2||Mike Nevinger (Letchworth, Sr.)||51.08|
|3||Kenny Betts (Fredonia, Sr.)||50.90|
|4||Ryan Leblanc (Morrixville-Eaton, Sr.)||49.88|
|5||Ian Paddock (Warsaw, Sr.)||46.48|
|6||Tyler Beckwith (Greene, Jr.)||45.35|
|7||Kyle Dake (Lansing, Sr.)||39.85|
|8||David Kohlback (Windsor, Sr.)||35.63|
|9||Cody Hutcheson (Bath, Sr.)||34.50|
|10||Dan Fruscella (Halland Patent, Sr.)||33.00|
|11||Antonio Doldo (Immaculate Heart, Sr.)||32.78|
|12||Mark Crisafulli (Phoenix, Sr.)||29.45|
|13||Ken Kampnich (Immaculate Heart, Sr.)||29.40|
|14||Brian Sewalt (Waverly, Sr.)||28.05|
|15||Jeremy Burns (Hoosick Falls, Sr.)||27.00|
|16||Chris Nocchi (Waverly, Sr.)||25.50|
|17||Brian Kampnich (Immaculate Heart, Sr.)||24.75|
|18*||Logan Rock (Warrensburg, Sr.)||24.23|
|18*||James Charland (Northern Adirondack, Sr.)||24.23|
|20||Victor Coronado (Harpursville, Sr.)||22.95|
|21||Sean Walton (Palyra-Macedon, Sr)||22.50|
|22||Craig Scott (Lyons, So.)||21.68|
|23||Tyler Marlow (Palmyra-Macedon, Sr||19.25|
|24||Genta Murayama (Edgemeont, Sr.)||19.13|
|25||Will Carter (Westlake, Sr.)||18.53|
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