Hauppauge Defeats Wantagh on Criteria (match videos inside)

In a season with few dramatic outcomes, fans at Wantagh’s Tom Ryan Duals cheered from the edges of their seats as the dual between the Wantagh Warriors and Hauppauge Eagles was decided in the final bout at 96 pounds.

Jose Rodriguez(W) vs Chris Mauriello(H)

In a season with few dramatic outcomes, fans at Wantagh’s Tom Ryan Duals cheered from the edges of their seats as the dual between the Wantagh Warriors and Hauppauge Eagles was decided in the final bout at 96 pounds.

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Brooklyn Tech defeats Grand Street

Brooklyn Tech wins the battle for New York City Class A dual meet supremecy with a decisive victory over Grand Street, 43-24.

Brooklyn Tech wins the battle for New York City Class A dual meet supremecy with a decisive victory over Grand Street, 43-24.  Starting at 135lbs,  Brookly Tech scored 2 consective pins and recieved one forfeit.  Up 18-0,  held on to the lead for the remaing 12 bouts.    To watch the dual meet click here. Lighthouse Wrestling interviewed Brooklyn Tech coach Jean Brutus and Grand Street Coach John Zarcone.   Both interviews follow (open story for coach Zarcone interview):

Post match interview with Coach Brutus

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Smithtown East 63, Half Hollow Hills East 21

In a Suffolk County League III match, Smithtown East defeated Half Hollow Hills East 63-21 on January 19, 2011.

January 19, 2011 at Smithtown East High School
96- Jack Truncale (SE) won by forfeit
103- Joe Longo (H) pinned Darius Caporaso (SE), 4:30
112- Justin Burns (SE) won by forfeit
119- Branson Berger (SE) tech fall Mike Macchia (H), 4:00
125 – Daniel Burns (SE) pinned Will Terzi (H), :36
130- Anthony Abidin (H) tech fall Don Riordan (SE), 3:45
135 – Luke Outcault (SE) pinned Matt Haenel (H), 5:48
140- Eric Binder (SE) pinned Nick Terzi (H), 1:59
145- Brian Leone (SE) won by forfeit
152- Casey O’Malley (SE), pinned Manny Caballero (H), 4:40
160– Deshawn McNeil (H) dec Scott Price (SE), 8-1
171- Nick Oliveri (SE) maj dec Maleik Henry (H), 10-2
189 – Pat Falk (SE) won by forfeit
215 – Nick Galante (SE) won by forfeit
285- Rami Saad El Din (H) pinned Jordan Alperin (SE), 1:17

In a Suffolk County League III match, Smithtown East defeated Half Hollow Hills East 63-21 on January 19, 2011. Continue reading “Smithtown East 63, Half Hollow Hills East 21”

Smithtown East 36, Newfield 29

In a Suffolk County League III match, Smithtown East defeated Newfield 36-29 on January 14, 2011. The action began quickly at 125 with a pin by Newfield Wolverine senior Jesse Dilevio over Smithtown Bull senior Dan Burns to put Newfield up by 6.

January 14, 2011 at Newfield High School
96- Jack Truncale (SE) pinned Mario DiPiazza (N), 2:14
103- Steven Bair (SE) dec Antonio Rocklein (N), 3-1 OT
112- Brandon Aviles (N) dec Justin Burns (SE), 7-1
119- Tom Fenster (N) dec Branson Berger (SE), 5-4
125 – Jesse Dilevio (N) pinned Daniel Burns (SE), 1:45
130- Tyler Lewis (N) maj dec Evan Greenberg (SE), 13-0
135 – Luke Outcault (SE) dec Joe Laterra (N), 3-1
140- Eric Binder (SE) pinned Rotimi Giwa (N), 4:42
145- Rich Appenzella (N) dec Casey O’Malley (SE), 5-3 OT
152- Anthony Forca (SE) dec Bradon Irizarry (N), 7-2
160– Nick Oliveri (SE) dec Erick Diaz (N), 13-8
171- Tim Kopiske (SE won by forfeit
189 – Pat Falk (SE) pinned Carlos Categella (N), :24
215 – Julian Santiago (N) dec Nick Galante (SE), 12-3
285- Karl Rindfieson (N) pinned Jordan Alperin (SE), 1:55 Continue reading “Smithtown East 36, Newfield 29”

Section XI Individual; Dual and Tournament Team Rankings (11-02)

This is the second release of the Section 11 individual; dual meet and tournament rankings.

This is the second release of the Section 11 individual; dual meet and tournament rankings. Continue reading “Section XI Individual; Dual and Tournament Team Rankings (11-02)”

Section VIII Individual; Dual and Tournament Team Rankings (11-02)

This is the second release of the Section 8 individual; dual meet and tournament rankings.

This is the second release of the Section 8 individual; dual meet and tournament rankings. Continue reading “Section VIII Individual; Dual and Tournament Team Rankings (11-02)”

Section VIII Individual; Dual and Tournament Team Rankings (11-01)

This is the first release of the Section 8 individual; dual meet and tournament rankings.

This is the first release of the Section 8 individual; dual meet and tournament rankings. Until the results permit a more accurate ranking, we will be ranking the top 3 competitors at each weight only. Wrestlers that could be among the top 6 but did not meet the criteria for top 3 are identified with Honorable Mention. At most we will identify 8 wrestlers as Honorable mention and less if results do not distinguish 8. Continue reading “Section VIII Individual; Dual and Tournament Team Rankings (11-01)”

Longwood Looks to be Back on Top in Suffolk This Season

Another wrestling season is upon us and the annual question is…what team will win in Suffolk County tournament this year? Most seasons will yield an answer that involves several teams that will battle for the annual title.

Malik Rasheed vs Nigel McNeil Photo Courtesy of photrens.com

Another wrestling season is upon us and the annual question is…what team will win in Suffolk County tournament this year? Most seasons will yield an answer that involves several teams that will battle for the annual title. But the 2010-11season seems to be a bit different. Longwood seems to roll off the tongue of every wrestling prognosticator this time around – and for good reason: Continue reading “Longwood Looks to be Back on Top in Suffolk This Season”

Winds of Change: Section 8 Preview

It’s that time of the year: Time to put the footballs away, Time to lace up the wrestling shoes and get your headgear out of the closet, Time to stop eating all those great meals, and time to step on the scale.

It’s that time of the year: Time to put the footballs away, Time to lace up the wrestling shoes and get your headgear out of the closet, Time to stop eating all those great meals, and time to step on the scale.   Continue reading “Winds of Change: Section 8 Preview”

Hofstra Pride: Looking forward after an injury-plagued last season

Last season was a rough one for the Hofstra University wrestling program. Hit hard by a number of season-ending injuries to key starters, the Pride failed to have any wrestlers earn All-American honors at the 2010 NCAA Division I championships.

Last season was a rough one for the Hofstra University wrestling program. Hit hard by a number of season-ending injuries to key starters, the Pride failed to have any wrestlers earn All-American honors at the 2010 NCAA Division I championships. Continue reading “Hofstra Pride: Looking forward after an injury-plagued last season”

Pride Wrestlers Impress the Fans

Pride fans descended upon the Physical Education Building on Thursday evening like ants queuing to a picnic.   For the large crowd in attendance (north of 500 attendees), they were treated to 13 action packed wrestling bouts.  The performance was every bit as exciting as anticipated.  There was the overtime win by Vince Varela over Luke Vaith, the dominating performance of Matt Loew, and the hardnosed battle between a pair of lightening quick competitors Justin Accordino and Zach Clemente. Continue reading “Pride Wrestlers Impress the Fans”