Before I forget, Fordham Prep’s Andrew Lenzi, a Cortlandt Manor resident, is wrestling Anthony Volpe of New York in a 135-pound consolation semifinal later today in the Sophomore Nationals. The Senior Nationals began today and here are the first-round results: 130 â€” Derek Reber (Penn.) dec. Dominick Oddo (Mahopac), 7-2… Read More →
I apologize for not putting results up yesterday, but they were moving slow. As of the 7:43 update, Andrew Lenzi of Fordham Prep is the only are wrestler remaining. Lenzi, who is wrestling in the sophomore Nationals, won his first three matches, but Colin Shober of Pennsylvania decisioned Lenzi, 7-2… Read More →
Former three-time sectional champ and two-time state placefinisher Jonny Bonilla-Bowman (East Ramapo) won his 157-pound first-round match, overcoming fourth-seeded Brandon Becker of Indiana, 4-3. Bonilla-Bowman, the CAA champ, had a first-round bye. Trailing 1-0 entering the third period, Bonilla-Bowman chose neutral. He scored a quick takedown, cut Becker, the took… Read More →
John Jay coach Bill Swertfager sent me this information concerning open mats during the offseason: Mondays John Jay—- 6-7:30 Starts March 31st Scarsdale—- 6:30-8:00 Starts March 17th Tuesdays Ossining—- 6-8:00Starts March 22nd John Jay-East Fishkill – 7-8:30Starts March 22nd Wednesdays Dobbs Ferry—- 6:30-8:00 Starts March 17th Clarkstown South—- (I’m checking… Read More →
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To the wrestlers, coaches and parents, thank you for a great 2007-08 wrestling season. The only drawback though, is that it is now officially over. I will be moping around the house until November when the 2008-09 season kicks off. Wrestlers, coaches and parents, if it was not for your… Read More →
Driving home from Rochester Monday after the state championships I was feeling low because I realized that the 2007-08 high school wrestling season was over. However, when I thought about it I realized that the season still had one more night – the All-Section dinner Thursday. I always look forward… Read More →
Fordham Prep sophomore Andrew Lenzi wins the 130-pound Division I state championship.
Folks, the wireless here at Blue Cross Arena has been out and has been restored, but I don’t know how long it will be up. Here are the consolation results: 96 – Brian Realbuto (Somers), 4th 112 – Ryan Osleeb (North Salem), 5th 125 – Joey Grippi (Fox Lane), 6th… Read More →
We are continuing to have wireless problems here at the Blue Cross Arena and we (reporters) are not receiving an assistance so folks, please be patient today. 11:11 Ryan Leblanc (3-Morrisville-Eaton) tech. fall Will Carter (Westlake), 17-2. 10:54: John Greisheimer 9 (Wantagh) pin. John Coffey (Pearl River), 3:08. Greisheimer took… Read More →
The wrestles are on the mat preparing for what they are hoping will result in state championships. The semifinalists once again are: 112 – Justis Flamio (Mahopac) vs. Steven Keith (11-Shoreham Wading-River). Keith is the 2007 Division I 96-pound state champion. Keith beat Flamio in last year’s semifinals. 112 –... Read More →
The two rounds of consolation wrestlebacks are finished. The following wrestlers will return for the consolation quarterfinals tomorrow and if they win their quarterfinal match, they will place top six and be All-State: 96 – Brian Realbuto (Somers) 103 – Steven Rodrigues (Fox Lane) 119 – Mark Arcara (Harrison) 125… Read More →
Here are the Section 1 semifinalists: Division I 112—Justis Flamio (Mahopac) 125—Joey Grippi (Fox Lane) 130—Andrew Lenzi (Fordham Prep-CHSAA) 145—John Coffey (Pearl River) Division II 112—Ryan Osleeb (North Salem) 160—Will Carter (Westlake)
I’ve been down on the floor watching matches and interviewing wrestlers so it has been crazy. Here is an update: 189: Josh Peters (4-Vestal) pin. John Swertfager (John Jay), :30. 189: Dan Fruscella (3-Holland Patent) tech. fall Jeff Miller (Westlake), 16-0. 171: John Makastchian (8-Plainedge) dec. Zeke Stambovsky (Nyack), 12-9… Read More →
The quarterfinals have just started. They will wrestle the quarters and then go into wrestlebacks.
Fox Lane’s Joey Grippi beat two-time defending state champ Paul Liguori (‘06, ‘07), 8-3 in a 125-pound first-round match. Go to Section 1 First-round results for more info.
2:58: Dave Christopher (6-Maryvale) dec. Jake Genovesi (John Jay), 8-7. Genovesi led 4-2 after two as a result of two takedowns. He opened the third with two back points, but Christophe escaped and later ankle-picked Genovesi to his back for a 5-poit move abd 8-6 lead. 2:57: Art Garvey (6-East… Read More →
Section 5 led the wrestlers in, followed by Section 1.
The wait is over. I’m here in snowy Rochester watching the wrestlers line up for the procession, which will start at 10 a.m. After three looooooonng weeks, we are finally going to see wrestling. Let’s hope this is the last time we have a three-week wait before states. Blue Cross… Read More →
I don’t know about anyone else, but this three-week wait until the State Championships is ridiculous! I’m only a fan and I’m climbing the walls, waiting for this. I could just imagine what the wrestlers are coaches are going through. They all must be suffering from ‘wrestling-room’ fever. All the… Read More →