Sayville Tearing it up at NYS Schoolboy State Championships

Sayville Wrestling club netted and astounding 7 top 3 place finishers in the New York State Schoolboy State Championships (Freestyle & Greco Roman) with Matt Leshinger, 8th grade, crowned Schoolboy State Champion in Greco Roman and Third in Freestyle. Freestyle finalist, Zach Meyer, took home the sliver for Sayville while the remaining competitors took home very respectable bronz medals.

West Nyack, NY – 5/16 & 5/17

Sayville Wrestling club netted and astounding 7 top 3 place finishers in the New York State Schoolboy State Championships (Freestyle & Greco Roman) with  Matt Leshinger, 8th grade, crowned Schoolboy State Champion in Greco Roman and Third in Freestyle.  Freestyle finalist, Zach Meyer, took home the sliver for Sayville while the remaining competitors took home very respectable bronz medals.The NYS Schoolboy State Championships was attended by the best Schoolboy Wrestlers from all over New York State with no other team amassing these overwhelming accomplishments. The future of Sayville Wrestling is amazingly bright.

Results

Greco Roman

  • Matt Leshinger (8th Grade), 1st Place – 91#
  •  Nick Pesko (8th Grade), 3rd Place, – 105 #
  •  Zach Meyer (8th Grade), 2nd Place – 142 #

Freestyle

  • Matt Leshinger (8th Grade), 3rd Place – 91 #
  •  JP Siracusa (7th Grade(, 3rd Place – 98 #
  • Nick Pesko (8th Grade), 3rd Place – 105 #
  • Zach Meyer (8th Grade), 2nd Place – 142#

Matt Leshinger will represent Team NY in the National Schoolboy Dual Meet Championships to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, 6/17 thru 6/21.

Each of these wrestlers are also registered to compete in the Northeast Kids & Cadet Regional Championships at Broom County Community College in Binghamton, NY, to be held on 5/30 & 5/31. They also qualified to compete in the National Individual Schoolboy Championships in Orem, Utah, 6/29 thru 7/1.

You can follow all the Regional & National level events on www.TrackWrestling.com

Sayville WC Mat Notes: Travis Pitre (Sayville, Class of 2010) & Andy Rodriguez (Formerly of Sayville & CI, Class of 2010) competed in the Schoolboy Duals in 2006. Travis is a 2 X Section XI Finalist and the all time wins leader in Sayville, HS history. Andy finished an amazing 16-0 during the event, where he was named a 1st Team All Tournament selection. Rodriguez later captured a Schoolboy National Championship at 120# in Green Bay, Wisconsin in June of 2006. (Andy was the 2009, HS, NYS Champion at 140#)
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