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)”

Tremendous Trio: Sayville Wrestling Club Sending Three to DI Ranks….

Like any sport, wrestling is a pyramid where only the very elite are able to successfully make the jump to the next level. For this reason, it is a major honor when a school, town, or for that matter a wrestling club is able to send even one student-athlete to the NCAA Division I level. With this sentiment is mind, I ask you, just how big a smile do you think adorns the face of Sayville WC coach Mike Vetrano, who over the course of the last few weeks has witnessed not one, not two, but three of his star pupils give commitments to DI schools? My guess is that the grin is ear to ear, and rightfully so….Starting on November 6th when All-Suffolk wrestler, Steven Leshinger (a representative of Sayville High School as well as the wrestling club) gave a verbal commitment to Princeton Tigers’ Head Coach, Chris Ayres, a chain reaction was created that saw Paul Alessandrini commit to Franklin & Marshall two days later, and the third of the trio, Mt. Sinai’s Frank Abbondanza pledge his allegiance to the Tar Heels of the University of North Carolina exactly one week after Leshinger’s initial commitment…When approached from just a wrestling aspect, this accomplishment is sufficient enough. However, to look at only one side of the proverbial picture is to ignore the true essence of what this achievement means. With all three of the selected institutions of higher learning ranked in the first tier by US News and World Report, it means that not only have these native sons done us all proud on the wrestling mat, they have also been role models in the classroom for their younger teammates. Coming from my background as a guidance counselor in training, the latter is every bit as significant to me as is the former; and both are deserving of your admiration and praise. Continue reading “Tremendous Trio: Sayville Wrestling Club Sending Three to DI Ranks….”

Mat Notes of Suffolk County League III Championships

At the Suffolk County League III wrestling championship, the Redmen from East Islip, winner of each of their league dual meets during the season (6-0) battled league opponents, North Babylon (5-1), Smithtown East (4-2), Newfield (3-3), West Islip (2-4), Half Hollow Hills East (1-5) and Centereach (0-6).

East Islip, NY (Feb. 6, 2010) At the Suffolk County League III wrestling championship, the Redmen from East Islip, winner of each of their league dual meets during the season (6-0) battled league opponents, North Babylon (5-1), Smithtown East (4-2), Newfield (3-3), West Islip (2-4), Half Hollow Hills East (1-5) and Centereach (0-6).

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Section XI Individual Rankings 10-02

This is the third release of the Section XI (Suffolk County) individual rankings. Wrestlers have been ranked at the lowest weight class where they competed at in results as of 1/2/2010.

This is the third release of the Section XI (Suffolk County) individual rankings. Wrestlers have been ranked at the lowest weight class where they competed at in results as of 1/2/2010. Continue reading “Section XI Individual Rankings 10-02”

Section XI Individual Rankings 10-01

This is the second release of the Section XI (Suffolk County) individual rankings. Wrestlers have been ranked at the lowest weight class where they competed at in results as of 12/23/2009.

This is the second release of the Section XI (Suffolk County) individual rankings. Wrestlers have been ranked at the lowest weight class where they competed at in results as of 12/23/2009. Continue reading “Section XI Individual Rankings 10-01”

Section XI Tournament Team Rankings for 2009-2010

All Section XI Division I teams are ranked for tournament competitiveness for the 2009-2010 season.

nyslogoAll Section XI Division I teams are ranked for tournament competitiveness for the 2009-2010 season. To rank the teams, the following factors were taken into consideration. Continue reading “Section XI Tournament Team Rankings for 2009-2010”