You know that poll I created this week, the one asking who would finish second to Fox Lane at Super 16? Can I admit something? When I first put it out, I didn’t include Carmel as one of the options. Not because I think Carmel stinks or anything. It’s just… Read More →
Sorry about the late updates everyone. The finals didn’t start until 6:45 and I didn’t leave TZ until well after 9. When I got to the office my laptop decided it didn’t want to connect to the internet, so all the results I’d painstakingly typed out during the tournament had… Read More →
Hi all – Jake reports that the Rockland County Championships are running a bit behind. The finals are now scheduled to start at 6 p.m. Mike Dougherty is on hand at Super 16 — and we will post the final results when they are concluded.
1) What was today’s most surprising team score? 2) What was today’s most surprising individual match result? 3) Which individual matchup featured the most talent between the two wrestlers? If I can answer question 3 myself, I’d like to point out the super heavyweight match between Yorktown’s Eric LaPorta and… Read More →
A few Mount Vernon kids were left out of the Super 16 seeding, so the seeds had to be redone. Also, Ardsley’s Robert Martin bumped up from 119 to 125. In the post I made a minute ago, I asked if tonight’s LaPorta-Treinish decision would change the order of their… Read More →
I just got the final word that we will be broadcasting the Super 16 tournament live on Mogulus. We’ve had some technical difficulties with the technology in the past so don’t bet your life on it working. But we’re keeping our fingers crossed. If everything goes according to plan, you… Read More →
I wrote a preview of tomorrow’s two big tournaments that appeared in today’s paper. You can read it here. I’d like to expound on it but tonight is busy at the office and I’m helping the phone staff take some calls.
Putnam Valley at Westlake, 4:30 p.m. Irvington at Pleasantville, 4:30 p.m. Yorktown at Hen Hud, 4:30 p.m. Eastchester at Port Chester, 4:30 p.m. Ketcham at Ossining, 5:30 p.m. Edgemont at Scarsdale, 6 p.m. Woodlands at Lourdes, 7 p.m.
Just got the Super 16 seedings courtesy of Tom Josephson, who runs the computer at the tournament. The first thing I noticed was a couple of Fox Lane names missing. Before I call Joe Amuso, can anyone tell me where Luke Speno and Steven Rodrigues will be this weekend? As… Read More →
Anybody surprised by Mahopac going down to Arlington? Hackley 47, Collegiate 21 At Collegiate 215 – Bryan Lovera (H) pin. Brunback, 5:46; 285 — Sandhu© won by forfeit; 103 — double forfeit; 112 — Matt McFarlane (H) won by forfeit; 119 — Justin Stim (H) dec. Ahn, 7-0 125 —... Read More →
How many No. 1 seeds do you see winning? What is the deepest weight class? Make your predictions now. FYI, Rich Blauvelt thinks there was some clerical error when they did 103. Hence Justin Artrip ending up third. What it means is he’ll end up facing Anthony Calvano in the… Read More →
It seems like every couple of weeks there’s another cost-cutting measure by the NYPHSAA or Section 1. The spring season has already seen the number of games reduced. Next fall we’re going to get a league realignment that puts geography ahead of competitiveness. On the table are proposals to reduce… Read More →
Arlington at Mahopac, 4:30 p.m. New Rochelle at Rye, 4:30 p.m.
Let’s assume Fox Lane, because of its recent tournament success, wins Saturday’s Super 16 tournament. Especially without John Jay there to be the yin to Fox Lane’s yang. I know, I know, some of you are going to dispute that. But let’s assume for a minute. If it’s the case,... Read More →
As feared, snow has done away with all of today’s wrestling meets. Every other varsity event too. The Ossining-Sleepy meet I was supposed to attend has been tentatively rescheduled for Monday, although that’s not final. Here’s the cancelled schedule in all its glory. Hackley at Poly Prep, ppd Ossining at… Read More →
How about that great 135 match. Maybe the best Division II 130-pounder, Murayama, against maybe the best DII 135-pounder, Manley. Manley just nudged him, 6-5. And how about Ray Wang moving up to 189 and winning by tech fall? Was anybody at Edgemont today that can talk about wither of… Read More →
Just got back from Suffern, where the home team easily handled Ketcham 49-21. That included only one forfeit, at 96 pounds. The Mounties won seven of the first nine matches to go up 37-9. Suffern has been missing guys to injury lately. It hurt them at the Kohl tournament, where… Read More →
I got a chance to write my first wrestling feature of the season for today’s paper. It’s on Ryan Osleeb of North Salem. Osleeb, a 119-pound sophomore, is the only member of his school’s varsity team. He lives a different athletic existence than Section 1’s other wrestlers. Osleeb can’t participate… Read More →
I got a little bolder with this week’s power rankings, in Westchester/Putnam and Rockland. Fox Lane did enough over the last two weekends to earn the top spot in Westchester/Putnam over John Jay. Just by a smidge, but it was enough. What I kept hearing when I took over the… Read More →
Like yesterday, only two matches on tap today. I’ll be at Suffern. Ardsley at Edgemont, 4:30 p.m. Ketcham at Suffern, 4:30 p.m.
A close meet here between Sleepy and Somers. Ossining beat Fishkill 55-27 but we didn’t get a box for it. Sleepy Hollow 37, Somers 34 At Sleepy Hollow 125 – Sime (S) dec Tenesaca 11-5. 130 – Concepcion (SH) pin Guerro 2:40. 135 – Colaj (S) tech. fall Palacios 15-2…. Read More →
There isn’t going to be much action this week because it’s exam week. Some schools, I was told, aren’t allowed to schedule any meets. Today there are only two. Ossining at John Jay-East Fishkill, 4:30 p.m. Somers at Sleepy Hollow, 4:30 p.m.
Just got off the phone with Croton coach Sam Occhipinti. He had all the individual finals and consolation finals results from yesterday’s Croton tournament but not team scores. Everything I got is below. He said he’d look for the team scores tomorrow at school and send them if he finds… Read More →