2017 state wrestling preliminary seeding

Warwick senior 160-pounder Ryan Ferro and Goshen senior 220-pounder Ryan Ellefsen earned top seeds in the preliminary draw of the state Division I tournament.

Ferro (33-0), the 152-pound champion last season, is looking to become the first Section 9 wrestler to win multiple state titles since 2006.

Ellefsen was second in the state at 220 as a junior. Walt Whitman’s Terron Robinson, the 2016 220-pound state champion, is seeded second.

Other Section 9 Division I wrestlers receiving seeds are: Mike Fekishazy (Wallkill, 182, No. 3); Evan Barczak (Monroe-Woodbury, 152, No. 4); Kendall Elfstrum (Monroe-Woodbury, 195, No. 5); Marco Vespa (Monroe-Woodbury, 113, No. 6); Dylan Earl (Monroe-Woodbury, 106, No. 7); Greg Fischer (Newburgh Free Academy, 106, No. 8); Matt Romano (Valley Central, 113, No. 8) and Joey Yanis (Minisink Valley, 182, No. 8).

Eldred senior 160-pounder Noah Curreri (32-2) received a third seed, the highest among Section 9 Division II wrestlers. Eldred junior John Goodell is the fifth seed at 220 pounds and Chester senior Brody Harris is seeded eighth at 195.

Seeds are subject to change.

Division I round of 16 projected matchups
99 pounds: Colby Amell (Saugerties, Soph.) vs. No. 8 seed Myles Griffin (Jamesville Dewitt-Section 3).
106: No. 7 Dylan Earl (Monroe-Woodbury, Jr., 29-7) vs. Antoine Grace (Queensbury-2); No. 8 Greg Fischer (Newburgh Free Academy, Jr., 38-7) vs. C.J. McMonegal (North Rockland-1, Soph., 35-5).
113: No. 6 Marco Vespa (Monroe-Woodbury, Soph., 34-5) vs. C.J. Lee (Webster Thomas-5); No. 8 Matt Romano (Valley Central, Fr., 35-4) vs. Mark Acheson (Tappan Zee-1, Jr., 31-4).
120: Tyler Lynch (Minisink Valley, Sr., 35-8) vs. No. 4 Hunter Scutellaro (Massapequa-8).
126: Cam Wernicki (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., 25-10) vs. No. 1 Justin Vines (Wantagh-8); Andrew Davis (Wallkill, Sr., 44-6) vs. No. 2 Austin Hertel (Hilton-5).
132: Vinny Vetrano (Minisink Valley, Jr., 31-9) vs. No. 7 Warren McGougald (Niagara Wheatfield-6); Brad Bonner (Wallkill, Sr., 40-8) vs. No. 5 Matt Maquet (Long Beach-8, Sr., 40-8); Rob Satriano (Valley Central, Sr., 34-7) vs. No. 6 Noah Carpenter (Elmira-4).
138: Dom Vetrano (Minisink Valley, Jr., 34-7) vs. No. 2 Jake Silverstein (Hauppauge-11).
145: Brandon Bobe (Washingtonville, Sr., 38-3) vs. No. 7 Gianno Siliba (Newark Valley-4).
152: No. 4 Evan Barczak (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., 40-2) vs. Dutch Schultz (St. Anthony’s-CHSAA)
160: No. 1 seed Ryan Ferro (Warwick, Sr, 33-0) vs. Jake Wright (Jamesville Dewitt-3)
170: Adonis Morano (Middletown, Jr., 40-6) vs. No. 5 Sammy Deprez (Hilton-5)
182: No. 3 seed Mike Fekishazy (Wallkill, Sr., 37-2) vs. T.J. Toles (Chaminade-CHSAA); No. 8 Joey Yanis (Minisink Valley, Jr., 39-4) vs. Max Emond (Central Square-3)
195: No. 5 Kendall Elfstrum (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., 15-0) vs. Dylan Nerich (Bryant-PSAL).
220: No. 1 seed Ryan Ellefsen (Goshen, Sr., 35-2) vs. Mason Hoose (Canisius-CHSAA).
285: Horace Duke (Middletown, Sr., 32-8) vs. Shaerod Rodriguez (Lake Shore-6)

Division II projected matchups
99 pounds: Nikko Walsh (Rondout Valley, Eighth-grader) vs. No. 2 seed Mason Bush (Central Valley Academy-Section 3, Eighth-grader)
106: Pat Ross (Onteora, Eighth-grader) vs. No. 2 Trent Svingala (Maple Hill-2, Soph.)
113: Nick Ross (Onteora, Eighth-grader) vs. No. 4 Caleb Robinson (Walton-Delhi-4, Soph., 36-4)
120: Nick Conetta (Chester, Sr.) vs. No. 6 Zach Braddell (Tonawanda-6, Soph., 40-2)
126: Nate Ross (Onteora, Fr.) vs. No. 3 Jack Bokina (Mattituck-11, Jr.)
132: Ian Houck (Rondout Valley, Jr., 25-7) vs. No. 5 Riley Gerber (Camden-3, Jr., 42-7)
138: Matt Malherio (Highland, Soph.) vs. No. 2 Colin Hogan (Peru-7, Sr.)
145: Zach Chartrand (Onteora, Jr.) vs. No. 5 Daylon Swearingen (Attica-Batavia-5, Jr., 41-6)
152: Dillon Ross (Onteora, Jr.) vs. No. 2 Ross McFarland (Phoenix-3, Soph., 42-4)
160: No. 3 Noah Curreri (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West, Sr., 32-2) vs. Joe Diforte (Petrides-PSAL)
170: Jeff Kiluba (Red Hook, Sr.) vs. No. 6 Trevor Snow (General Brown-3, Sr., 36-4)
182: Ben Cuppett (New Paltz, Sr.) vs. No. 2 Doug Simmons (Canastota-3, Jr.)
195: No. 8 Brody Harris (Chester, Sr.) vs. Sean Ahern (Saranac-7, Sr.)
220: No. 5 John Goodell (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West, Jr.) vs. Matt Edridge (Depew-Cleveland Hill-6, Sr., 36-6)
285: Will Sutherland (Rondout Valley, Sr.) vs. No. 8 Lucas Sanders (Glens Falls-2, Sr.)

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State wildcards: Section 9 wrestlers earn 6 at-large berths

Wallkill seniors Brad Bonner and Andrew Davis and Valley Central senior Rob Satriano were granted one more tournament to wrestle in their high school careers Wednesday.

Bonner (132 pounds), Davis (126) and Satriano (132) received at-large (wildcard) berths into the state tournament next weekend at the Times Union Center in Albany. Bonner took second in the Section 9 tournament for the second straight season last weekend. Davis and Satriano were third in their respective weight classes.

Newburgh Free Academy junior Greg Fischer (106), Valley Central freshman Matt Romano (113) and Minisink Valley junior Joey Yanis (182) also will wrestle in the tournament as wildcards.

Yanis is a two-time section finalist. Fischer and Romano placed second in the section tournament.

Since the addition of the at-large format in 2007, two Section 9 wrestlers – Kyle Diesel (2011) and Ryan Ellefsen (2016) – have advanced to the state finals as a wildcard.

Division I wildcards

99 pounds: Dennis Robin (Arlington-Section 1, 50-4); Garrett Semenetz (Mahopac-1, 20-6); Mark Matyka (Riverhead-11, 38-8); Jake Eckerle (Commack-11, 39-5).

106: Zach Redding (Eastport-South Manor-11, 37-4); C.J. McMonegal (North Rockland-1, 35-5); Thomas Hughes (Fulton-3, 33-7); Greg Fischer (Newburgh Free Academy, 38-7).

113: Mitch Seaver (Lockport-6, 30-6); Brandon DiDomenico (Lakeland-Panas-1, 32-5); Mark Acheson (Tappan Zee-1, 31-4); Matt Romano (Valley Central, 35-4).

120: Anthony Cirillo (Rocky Point-11, 21-4); Kevin Depalma (Farmingdale-8, 47-6); Ulises Olmedo (Arlington-1, 42-7); Joe Simons (Farmingdale-8, 38-8).

126: Tyler Mitchell (Spencerport-5, 40-5); Matt Killard (Wantagh-8, 34-4); Ian McKenna (New Hartford-3, 30-6); Andrew Davis (Wallkill, 44-6).

132: Matt Maquet (Long Beach-8, 40-8); Matt Swanson (Lynbrook-8, 37-6); Brad Bonner (Wallkill, 40-8); Rob Satriano (Valley Central, 34-7).

138: Kyle Mosher (South Side-8, 36-5); James Trezza (Smithtown-11, 35-4); Cory Giunta (Webster Thomas-5, 44-2); Ray Cotto (John Jay-Cross River-1, 40-5).

145: Phil Spadafora (Half Hollow Hills East-11, 34-4); Shane Gibbons (Massapequa-8, 38-5); Troy Ferris (Brockport-5, 47-7); John Colletti (Long Beach-8, 33-6).

152: Tyrese Byron (Long Beach-8, 38-6); Garret Gibbons (Massapequa-8, 39-7); Billy Sims (Lindenhurt-11, 37-4); Brian Nicpon (Suffern-1, 27-5).

160: Eoghan Sweeney (Niskayuna-2, 38-4); Chris Spada (Long Beach-8, 38-7); Max Sims (Lindenhurst-11, 37-5); Aaron Wolk (Horace Greeley-1, 34-8).

170: Joe Eiden (Sachem East-11, 35-4); Darrin Simmons (Farmingdale-8, 45-3); Jake Logan (New Rochelle-1, 24-6); Jacob Ferreira (Horace Greeley-1, 34-5).

182: Tyreek Bromley (Long Beach-8, 33-6); Joey Yanis (Minisink Valley, 39-3); Jhavon Innocent (East Ramapo-1, 24-5); Joe Andreesen (Lancaster-6, 39-6).

195: Greg Hodulick (Islip-11, 44-3); Dylan Nerich (Bryant-PSAL, 31-5); Dillon Knoll (Hamburg-6, 32-7); Jack Rosen (Farmingdale-8, 38-6)

220: Damien Caffrey (John Glenn-11, 37-1); Matt DeFrancis (Eastport-11, 37-6); Mark Rivera (Long Beach-8, 27-5); Josh Jean-Baptiste (East Ramapo-1, 37-6).

285: John Munro (Hauppauge-11, 35-3); Jacquez Poole (Arlington-1, 48-5); Jared Crucitti (Fulton-3, 34-7); Sean Kloss (Clarence-6, 39-5).

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Updated state boys basketball rankings

Pine Bush climbed two spots to No. 8 in the state boys basketball Class AA rankings.

The only undefeated Class AA team remaining, Pine Bush (16-0) has two regular-season games left – Thursday at Newburgh Free Academy and Tuesday at Monroe-Woodbury.

Stopped by Pine Bush practice Tuesday and spoke with Jahri Evans, Marquis Johnson, Mason Memmelaar, Brandon Powell and Bryan Powell for an in-depth feature story that will appear in Sunday’s paper.

S.S. Seward is the only other ranked Orange/Sullivan/Ulster team. The Spartans (14-4) remain at No. 9 in the Class D.

Other ranked Section 9 teams are Spackenkill (No. 11, Class B) and Rhinebeck (No. 16).

Monroe-Woodbury (Class AA), New Paltz (Class A), Chester (Class B), Ellenvile (Class B), Millbrook (Class C) are all honorable-mention selections.

New Paltz should move into the Top 25 next week after a 62-58 win over Spackenkill Monday, snapping the Spartans’ 16-game winning streak.

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Section 9 Division II wrestling championships

Eldred senior 160-pounder Noah Curreri, New Paltz senior 182-pounder Ben Cuppett and Onteora junior 152-pounder Dillon Ross each won their third titles at the Section 9 Division II championships at SUNY Ulster in Stone Ridge.

Onteora junior 145-pounder Zach Chartrand was named the tournament’s most outstanding wrestler after knocking off top-seeded Hayden Baker of Rondout Valley 5-4.

Onteora eighth-grader Pat Ross’ 11-9 win over Chester’s Liam Bullock in the 113-pound final was named the tournament’s most exciting match.

Section 9 Division II championships

(at SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge)


99 pounds: Nikko Walsh (Rondout Valley) d. Matt Morris (Red Hook) 11-1

106: Pat Ross (Onteora) d. Wade Harris (Red Hook) 4-3

113: Nick Ross (Onteora) d. Liam Bullock (Chester) 11-9

120: Nick Conetta (Chester) pin Noah Ghisolfi (Ellenville) 1:00

126: Nate Ross (Onteora) d. Chris Massaro (New Paltz) 9-3

132: Ian Houck (Rondout Valley) pin Chris Hiesel (New Paltz) 4:50

138: Matt Malherio (Highland) d. Shane Gulliksen (New Paltz) 2-0

145: Zach Chartrand (Onteora) d. Hayden Baker (Rondout Valley) 5-4

152: Dillon Ross (Onteora) d. Tristen Schiafo (Red Hook) 5-2

160: Noah Curreri (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) pin Mike Kenny (Red Hook) 2:25

170: Jeff Kiluba (Red Hook) pin Will Shields (Onteora) 5:42

182: Ben Cuppett (New Paltz) d. Ryan Hobson (Red Hook) 7-5

195: Brody Harris (Chester) d. River Lounsbury (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) 3-2

220: John Goodell (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) pin Austen Eighmey (Ellenville) :25

285: Will Sutherland (Rondout Valley) pin Liam Dietrich (Red Hook) 1:07

Third-place consolations

99 pounds: Aidan Cuppett (New Paltz) pin Joey Curreri (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) 1:31

106: John Antonelli (Marlboro) d. Timmy Pereira (Rondout Valley) 3-0

113: James Long (Chester) pin Dan Adams (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) 2:09.

120: Nick Massaro (New Paltz) d. Jeremiah Gabriel (Red Hook) 5-1.

126: Nick Curreri (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) pin Tara Linneman (New Paltz) 1:32

132: Cesar Luna (Highland) pin Brad Acevedo (Highland) 5:51

138: Tamer Perry (Ellenville) pin Justin Halbert (Highland) 4:36

145: Joe Decker (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) d. Christian Canino (Highland) 14-2

152: James Deaveiro (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) d. John Miller (Highland) 3:54

160: Brayan Duque (New Paltz) pin Pat Melanson (New Paltz) 4:53

170: Frank Ochoa-Cincotta (Rondout Valley) d. Tyler Sooknanan (Chester) 3-2

182: Nick Rekuc (Ellenville) d. Noah Stokes (Red Hook) 13-8

195: Chris Benincasa (Red Hook) tech. fall Dany Ruiz (Tuxedo) 16-0, 3:46

220: Mahmoud Hefnawy (Red Hook) pin Brandon Cox (Ellenville) 2:20

285: Angel Lemus (Onteora) d. Colin Canfield (Highland) 3-1 OT

99 pounds: Nikko Walsh (Rondout Valley) d. Joey Curreri (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) 16-2; Matt Morris (Red Hook) d. Aidan Cuppett (New Paltz) 3-1.

106: Wade Harris (Red Hook) d. Timmy Pereira (Rondout Valley) 5-0; Pat Ross (Onteora) pin John Antonelli (Marlboro) 5:23.

113: Liam Bullock (Chester) pin Dan Adams (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) 1:11; Nick Ross (Onteora) pin James Long (Chester) 2:36.

120: Nick Conetta (Chester) pin Nick Massaro (New Paltz) 2:34; Noah Ghisolfi (Ellenville) d. Jeremiah Gabriel (Red Hook)4-3.

126: Nate Ross (Onteora) pin Tara Linneman (New Paltz) 1:20; Chris Massaro (New Paltz) d. Nick Curreri (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) 6-5.

132: Ian Houck (Rondout Valley) pin Cesar Luna (Highland) 3:57; Chris Hiesel (New Paltz) pin Brad Acevedo (Highland) 3:51.

138: Shane Gulliksen (New Paltz) tech. fall Justin Halbert (Highland) 16-0; Matt Malherio (Highland) pin Tamer Perry (Ellenville) 3:56.

145: Hayden Baker (Rondout Valley) pin Christian Canino (Highland) 2:26; Zach Chartrand (Onteora) pin Joe Decker (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) :36.

152: Dillon Ross (Onteora) pin John Miller (Highland) 2:33; Tristen Schiafo (Red Hook) pin James Deaveiro (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) 2:39.

160: Noah Curreri (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) pin Pat Melanson (New Paltz) :24; Mike Kenny (Red Hook) pin Brayan Duque (New Paltz) 5:15.

170: Jeff Kiluba (Red Hook) pin Frank Ochoa-Cincotta (Rondout Valley) 3:06; Will Shields (Onteora) pin Tyler Sooknanan (Chester) 1:35.

182: Ben Cuppett (New Paltz) tech. fall Noah Stokes (Red Hook) 16-0; Ryan Hobson (Red Hook) pin Nick Rekuc (Ellenville) 2:56.

195: Brody Harris (Chester) pin Dany Ruiz (Tuxedo) 1:32; River Lounsbury (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) d. Chris Benincasa (Red Hook) 1-0.

220: John Goodell (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) pin Mahmoud Hefnawy (Red Hook) 3:35; Austen Eighmey (Ellenville) d. Brandon Cox (Ellenville) 3-0.

285: Liam Dietrich (Red Hook) d. Angel Lemus (Onteora) 6-1; Will Sutherland (Rondout Valley) pin Colin Canfield (Highland) 2:34.


99 pounds: Nikko Walsh (Rondout Valley) pin Robbie Potter (Onteora) :53; Joey Curreri (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) d. Anakin Luna (Highland) 7-0; Aidan Cuppett (New Paltz) tech. fall Summer Conetta (Chester) 18-2; Matt Morris (Red Hook) pin Caiden Frey (Rondout Valley) 1:41.

106: Timmy Pereira (Rondout Valley) pin Matt Csernai (Chester) :58; John Antonelli (Marlboro) pin Issac Cain (Rondout Valley) 1:21.

113: Dan Adams  (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) d. Joe Artensen (Highland) 5-3; James Long (Chester) pin Jimmy Kiss (Highland) :38

120: Nick Massaro (New Paltz) d. Montana Wells (Red Hook) 6-2; Noah Ghisolfi (Ellenville) pin Mitchell Gibson (New Paltz) 3:56; Jeremiah Gabriel (Red Hook) d. Justin Quiles (Chester) 7-4.

126: Tara Linneman (New Paltz) pin Noah Riegelhaupt (Chester) 2:24; Nick Curreri (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) pin Ian Paladino (Highland) :36.

132: Cesar Luna (Highland) pin Steven Bradford (Chester) 3:02; Chris Hiesel (New Paltz) d. Levi Wyns (New Paltz) 2-0; Brad Acevedo (Highland) pin Ben Grinberg (Onteora) 2:58.

138: Shane Gulliksen (New Paltz) pin Javan Bresler (Onteora) :56; Justin Halbert (Highland) pin Brian Reilly (Red Hook) 2:30; Tamer Perry (Ellenville) pin Brendan Douthit (John S. Burke Catholic) 2:30; Matt Malherio (Highland) d. Henry Peters (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) 12-1.

145: Hayden Baker (Rondout Valley) pin Michael Anson (Rondout Valley) 1:03; Christian Canino (Highland) pin Logan Michael (New Paltz) 3:38; Joe Decker (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) pin Connor Post (John S. Burke Catholic) 1:19; Zach Chartrand (Onteora) pin Johnny Declair (Highland) 2:39.

152: Dillon Ross (Onteora) pin Damian Bradley (Rondout Valley) 1:35; John Miller (Highland) pin Andrew Salerno (Chester) 4:15; James Deaveiro (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) pin James Shaw (John S. Burke Catholic) 4:23; Tristen Schiafo (Red Hook) pin Zach Narbaiz (Ellenville) :52.

160: Pat Melanson (New Paltz) d. Tom Hall (Highland) 8-7; Mike Kenny (Red Hook) pin Cole Greco (Chester) 1:00.

170: Frank Ochoa-Cincotta (Rondout Valley) d. Aidan Maduro (Highland) 13-1; Tyler Sooknanan (Chester) won by forfeit over Taeven Reece (Rondout Valley).

182: Noah Stokes (Red Hook) pin John Depaolo (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) 1:23; Nick Rekuc (Ellenville) pin Will Sickles (Highland) 1:49; Ryan Hobson (Red Hook) won by forfeit over Andrew Russell (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West).

195: Dany Ruiz (Tuxedo) pin Alex Upeslacis (Chester) 5:57; Chris Benincasa (Red Hook) pin Paul DeGraff (Rondout Valley) 1:45.

220: John Goodell (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West) pin Joe Castellanos (Tuxedo) 3:58; Mahmoud Hefnawy (Red Hook) d. Dean Trevisano (Chester) 6-1; Brandon Cox (Ellenville) pin John Perez (Highland) 3:01; Austen Eighmey (Ellenville) d. Devin Dixon (New Paltz) 11-0.

285: Liam Dietrich (Red Hook) won by forfeit over Josh Moore (Red Hook); Will Sutherland (Rondout Valley) pin Kevin McColgan (Rondout Valley) :40

Round of 16
138: Javan Bresler (Onteora) won by forfeit over George Reid (Onteora).

145: Michael Anson (Rondout Valley) d. John Kennick (Chester) 12-5; Connor Post (John S. Burke Catholic) won by forfeit over J.P. Abreu; Johnny Declair (Highland) pin John Ungerzagt (Ellenville) 1:49.

152: Damian Bradley (Rondout Valley) won by forfeit over Nick Dean (Rondout Valley); Zach Narbaiz (Ellenville) pin Joe Arcuni (Tuxedo) :59.

220: Joe Castellanos (Tuxedo) pin Connor Ingraham (Rondout Valley) 3:59.

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Live Section 9 Division I wrestling results

Monroe-Woodbury senior 152-pounder Evan Barczak was named the Section 9 Division I tournament’s most outstanding wrestler after winning his fourth title with a pin of Newburgh Free Academy’s Tyler Serafini in 1:20.

Barczak moved into second place on Section 9 all-time wins list with 215 after four straight pins in the tournament. All of Barczak’s pins were in the first period.

Warwick senior 160-pounder Ryan Ferro won his fourth straight section title, defeating Minisink Valley’s Timmy Ganuncio 13-7.

Section 9 Division I wrestling championships

(at Monroe-Woodbury HS, Central Valley) 

Team standings: 1. Monroe-Woodbury 276.5; 2. Minisink Valley 226.5; 3. Wallkill 157; 4. Middletown 156.5; 5. Pine Bush 119; 6. Valley Central 113; 7. Newburgh Free Academy 103; 8. Washingtonville 83; 9. Cornwall 77; 10. Saugerties 76; 11. Warwick 75; 12. Goshen 57; 13. Kingston 53; 14. Port Jervis 37.5; 15. Monticello 13.

99 pounds: Colby Amell (Saugerties) d. Jordan Suarez (Pine Bush) 6-4
106: Dylan Earl (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Greg Fischer (Newburgh Free Academy) 7-2
113: Marco Vespa (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Matt Romano (Valley Central) 1:03
120: Tyler Lynch (Minisink Valley) d. James Faison (Wallkill) 9-5
126: Cam Wernicki (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Connor Greiner (Minisink Valley) 8-4
132: Vinny Vetrano (Minisink Valley) d. Brad Bonner (Wallkill) 6-3
138: Dom Vetrano (Minisink Valley) vs. Louis Libutti (Monroe-Woodbury)
145: Brandon Bobe (Washingtonville) d. Shaun Burgos (Pine Bush) 11-0
152: Evan Barczak (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Tyler Serafini (Newburgh Free Academy) 1:20
160: Ryan Ferro (Warwick) d. Timmy Ganuncio (Minisink Valley) 13-7
170: Adonis Morano (Middletown) d. Mark Ohanian (Valley Central) 5-1
182: Mike Fekishazy (Wallkill) d. Joey Yanis (Minisink Valley) 3-1, sudden victory
195: Kendall Elfstrum (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Alex Leonty (Washingtonville) 5-2
220: Ryan Ellefsen (Goshen) pin Jimmy Ball (Saugerties) 5:18
285: Horace Duke (Middletown) pin Norris Gipson (Middletown) 7:15

Third-place consolation finals

99 pounds: Nick Picariello (Minisink Valley) d. Justin Morales (Middletown) 3-2.
106: Ryan Burgos (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Kevin Urena (Pine Bush) 12-3
113: Avery Ellison (Wallkill) d. Luke Fischer (Newburgh Free Academy) 1-0
120: Joe McGinty (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Tommy Askey (Pine Bush) 3-1
126: Andrew Davis (Wallkill) d. Nick Albornoz (Minisink Valley) 6-1
132: Rob Satriano (Valley Central) d. Anthony Sountis (Monroe-Woodbury) 10-3
138: Dylan Greer (Pine Bush) d. Tyler Matos (Pine Bush) 6-2
145: Joe Pushman (Wallkill)  pin Steve Gazzillo (Cornwall) 1:35
152: Nijee Noble (Kingston) pin Collin Cummings (Valley Central) 1:47
160: Lester Larkai (Washingtonville) d. Zach Beam (Valley Central) 10-2
170: Jason Butler (Port Jervis) d. Demetrius Moore (Minisink Valley) 3-2
182: Will Leonard (Cornwall) d. Kyle Strauss (Monroe-Woodbury) 5-3
195: Tom Kearns (Goshen) pin John Cassidy (Cornwall) 4:55
220: Samson Perez (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Harrison Parrelli (Warwick) 3-2
285: Andrew Fenner (Minisink Valley) d. Will McCartney (Newburgh Free Academy) 2-0

Fifth-place consolation finals
99 pounds: Chrisitian Prokosch (Cornwall) d. Jacob Chevier (Kingston) 2-0
106: Hunter Brown (Warwick) won by forfeit over Cameron Green (Middletown)
113: Jimmy Heinlein (Saugerties) d. Bryan McDougall (Warwick) 7-1
120: Patrick Owens (Monticello) pin Brandon DeLaRosa (Newburgh Free Academy) 2:02
126: Thomas Maddox (Washingtonville) d. Javier Casteneda (Kingston) 5-3, sudden victory
132: Nick Florin (Pine Bush) pin Xavier Autry (Middletown) 1:33
138: Rob Estevez (Monroe-Woodbury) won by forfeit over Kyle Ripa (Wallkill)
145: Tom Fini (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Drew Harrison (Port Jervis) 10-2
152: Zakair Artis (Middletown) d. Kraig Thomas (Wallkill) 5-0
160: Owen Daly (Pine Bush) pin Tom Cook (Cornwall) 1:18
170: Brian Mascaro (Wallkill) d. Tajh Ali (Middletown) 5-2
182: Tyler Marzarago (Kingston) d. Alex Miller (Newburgh Free Academy) 2-1
195: Anthony Covais (Minisink Valley) d. Thomas Keller (Cornwall) 6-3
220: Andrew Slagle (Minisink Valley) d. Scyler Phillips (Port Jervis) 9-2
285:  Bryce Moore (Valley Central) d. Austin Taylor (Warwick) 3-2


99 pounds: Jordan Suarez (Pine Bush) d. Justin Morales (Middletown) 3-2; Colby Amell (Saugerties) d. Christian Prokosch (Cornwall) 7-0.

106: Dylan Earl (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Kevin Urena (Pine Bush) 6-3; Greg Fischer (Newburgh Free Academy) d. Ryan Burgos (Monroe-Woodbury) 4-2.

113: Marco Vespa (Monroe-Woodbury) tech. fall Luke Fischer (Newburgh Free Academy) 16-0, 3:05; Matt Romano (Valley Central) pin Jimmy Heinlein (Saugerties) 4:29.

120: Tyler Lynch (Minisink Valley) pin Tommy Askey (Pine Bush) 2:31; James Faison (Wallkill) d. Brandon DeLaRosa (Newburgh Free Academy) 5-4.

126: Connor Greiner (Minisink Valley) pin Nick Albornoz (Minisink Valley) :23; Cameron Wernicki (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Andrew Davis (Wallkill) 2-1.

132: Vinny Vetrano (Minisink Valley) d. Anthony Sountis (Monroe-Woodbury) 7-1; Brad Bonner (Wallkill) d. Rob Satriano (Valley Central) 4-2.

138: Dom Vetrano (Minisink Valley) pin Dylan Greer (Pine Bush) 1:13; Louis Libutti (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Tyler Matos (Middletown) 11-2.

145: Brandon Bobe (Washingtonville) d. Drew Harrison (Port Jervis) 15-4; Shaun Burgos (Pine Bush) pin Tom Fini (Monroe-Woodbury) 3:59.

152: Evan Barczak (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Zakair Artis (Middletown) 1:44; Tyler Serafini (Newburgh Free Academy) d. Nijee Noble (Kingston) 5-2.

160: Ryan Ferro (Warwick) pin Lester Larkai (Washingtonville) :56; Timmy Ganuncio (Minisink Valley) pin Zach Beam (Valley Central) 2:10.

170: Adonis Morano (Middletown) pin Jason Butler (Port Jervis) 4:38; Mark Ohanian (Valley Central) d. Brian Mascaro (Wallkill) 9-6.

182: Mike Fekishazy (Wallkill) pin Will Leonard (Cornwall) 3:14; Joey Yanis (Minisink Valley) pin Alex Miller (Newburgh Free Academy) 1:05.

195: Kendall Elfstrum (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Thomas Keller (Cornwall) 1:36; Alex Leonty (Washingtonville) pin Andrew Covais (Minisink Valley) 5:01.

220: Ryan Ellefsen (Goshen) pin Scyler Phillips (Port Jervis) 3:24; Jimmy Ball (Saugerties) d. Samson Perez (Monroe-Woodbury) 7-5.

285: Horace Duke (Middletown) d. Andrew Fenner (Minisink Valley) 3-1; Norris Gipson (Middletown) d. Austin Taylor (Warwick) 4-0.


99 pounds: Justin Morales (Middletown) d. Drew Greco (Warwick) 12-6; Jordan Suarez (Pine Bush) d. Nick Picariello (Minisink Valley) 4-0; Christian Prokosch (Cornwall) d. Jacob Chenier (Kingston) 7-5; Colby Amell (Saugerties) pin Chris Del Rio (Washingtonville) 2:04

106: Dylan Earl (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Jordan Pinsky (Warwick) 1:18; Kevin Urena (Pine Bush) pin Hunter Brown (Warwick) 4:54; Greg Fischer (Newburgh Free Academy) pin Cameron Green (Middletown) 3:15; Ryan Burgos (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Jacob Lyle (Wallkill) 1:19.

113: Marco Vespa (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Dylan Tierney (Goshen) :19: Luke Fischer (Newburgh Free Academy) d. Avery Ellison (Wallkill) 1-0: Jimmy Heinlein (Saugerties) pin Joey Amato (Port Jervis) 1:04; Matt Romano (Valley Central) pin Bryan McDougall (Warwick) 2:43.

120: Tyler Lynch (Minisink Valley) pin Sean Savacool (Minisink Valley) :06; Tommy Askey (Pine Bush) d. Joe McGinty (Monroe-Woodbury) 13-2; Brandon DeLaRosa (Newburgh Free Academy) d. Patrick Owens (Monticello) 5-3; James Faison (Wallkill) pin Chris Bouton (Kingston) 2:27.

126: Connor Greiner (Minisink Valley) pin Thomas Maddox (Washingtonville) :23; Nick Albornoz (Minisink Valley) d. Ishmael Alicea (Middletown) 10-2; Cameron Wernicki (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Emmanuel Ward (Monroe-Woodbury) 5:20; Andrew Davis (Wallkill) d. Javier Casteneda (Kingston) 4-0.

132: Vinny Vetrano (Minisink Valley) pin Jake Piratzki (Saugerties) 1:24; Anthony Sountis (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Nick Florin (Pine Bush) 10-5; Brad Bonner (Wallkill) pin Xavier Autry (Middletown) 3:44; Rob Satriano (Valley Central) pin Michael Manzi (Newburgh Free Academy) :28.

138: Dom Vetrano (Minisink Valley) pin Pat Cuddy (Goshen) 3:13; Dylan Greer (Pine Bush) pin Rob Estevez (Monroe-Woodbury) 4:43; Tyler Matos (Middletown) d. Bobby Randall (Newburgh Free Academy) 8-6; Louis Libutti (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Kyle Ripa (Wallkill) 3:23.

145: Brandon Bobe (Washingtonville) pin Ray Napolitano (Valley Central) 3:27; Drew Harrison (Port Jervis) d. Steve Gazzillo (Cornwall) 8-3; Tom Fini (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Joe Pushman (Wallkill) 3-2; Shaun Burgos (Pine Bush) d. Justyn Kelly (Monticello) 4-0.

152: Evan Barczak (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Kraig Thomas (Wallkill) 1:00; Zakair Artis (Middletown) d. Mike Kubik (Goshen) 9-8; Tyler Serafini (Newburgh Free Academy) d. Nate Garcia (Middletown) 5-4; Nijee Noble (Kingston) d. Collin Cummings (Valley Central) 4-2.

160: Ryan Ferro (Warwick) pin Brennan Gary (Middletown) :35; Lester Larkai (Washingtonville) d. Tom Cook (Cornwall) 4-0;  Zach Beam (Valley Central) d. Owen Daly (Pine Bush) 4-3; Tim Ganuncio (Minisink Valley) pin Graeme Knisell (Saugerties) 1:19.

170: Adonis Morano (Middletown) pin Matt Bucci (Saugerties) 1:04; Jason Butler (Port Jervis) d. Demetrius Moore (Minisink Valley) 1-0, ultimate tiebreaker; Brian Mascaro (Wallkill) d. Maxx DeCapua (Newburgh Free Academy) 3-1; Mark Ohanian (Valley Central) pin Tajh Ali (Middletown) 1:05.

182: Mike Fekishazy (Wallkill) pin Sam Santander (Monroe-Woodbury) :42; Will Leonard (Cornwall) d. Kyle Strauss (Newburgh Free Academy) 8-1; Alex Miller (Newburgh Free Academy) pin Henricus Van Heemstede Obelt (Washingtonville) 4:50; Joey Yanis (Minisink Valley) pin Tyler Marzarago (Kingston) :36.

195: Kendall Elfstrum (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Mark Crisfield (Valley Central) :46; Thomas Keller (Cornwall) d. Tom Kearns (Goshen) 4-3;  Alex Leonty (Washingtonville) d. Billy Kras (Wallkill) 6-2; Andrew Covais (Minisink Valley) d. John Cassidy (Cornwall) 11-1.

220: Ryan Ellefsen (Goshen) pin David Strauss (Monroe-Woodbury) 1:01; Scyler Phillips (Port Jervis) d. Andrew Slagle (Minisink Valley) 1-0; Jimmy Ball (Saugerties) won by forfeit over Skyler Tucker (Saugerties); Samson Perez (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Harrison Parrelli (Warwick) 3:40.

285: Andrew Fenner (Minisink Valley) d. Owen Astigarraga (Cornwall) 1-0; Horace Duke (Middletown) pin Will McCartney (Newburgh Free Academy) 5:37; Austin Taylor (Warwick) d. Pete Leser (Saugerties) 4-3 OT; Norris Gipson (Middletown) pin Bryce Moore (Valley Central) 3:41.

Round of 16
99 pounds: Drew Greco (Warwick) d. Derek Ellison (Wallkill) 4-2; Jordan Suarez (Pine Bush) pin Ivan Colon (Middletown) 2:53; Nick Picariello (Minisink Valley) pin Robert Harrison (Port Jervis) 1:15; Christian Prokosch (Cornwall) pin Austin Maddox (Washingtonville) 1:59; Jacob Chenier (Kingston) pin Casey Lennon (Valley Central) 1:13; Chris Del Rio (Washingtonville) pin Khristian Chauncey (Saugerties) 2:42; Colby Amell (Saugerties) pin Paul Oslacky (Goshen) :31.

106: Jordan Pinsky (Warwick) pin Chris Zappolo (Washingtonville) 5:47; Hunter Brown (Warwick) pin Eli Wienstein (Goshen) 2:40; Kevin Urena (Pine Bush) pin Steven Cannatello (Valley Central) 1:29; Greg Fischer (Newburgh Free Academy) won by forfeit over Matt Tosado (Saugerties); Cameron Green (Middletown) won by forfeit over Joe Habert (Minisink Valley); Jaocb Lyle (Wallkill) won by forfeit over Ryan Robles (Kingston).

113: Dylan Tierney (Goshen) d. Travis Phillips (Valley Central) 14-8; Luke Fischer (Newburgh Free Academy) pin Ryan Muller (Kingston) 3:51; Avery Ellison (Wallkill) pin Noah Warneke (Kingston) 1:08; Jimmy Heinlein (Saugerties) pin Austin West (Pine Bush) 4:35; Joey Amato (Port Jervis) d. Tyler Dellatorre (Newburgh Free Academy) 11-0; Bryan McDougall (Warwick) d. Vincent Gennaro (Washingtonville) 11-0; Matt Romano (Valley Central) won by forfeit over Jeremy Mazzella (Warwick).

120: Sean Savacool (Minisink Valley) d. Carson Sauschuck (Port Jervis) 7-6; Tommy Askey (Pine Bush) pin Ryan Mayo (Cornwall) 2:20; Joe McGinty (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Dalton Howell (Middletown) 1:00; Patrick Owens (Monticello) d. Rich Garey (Valley Central) 8-7; Brandon DeLaRosa (Newburgh Free Academy) pin Joe Reed (Port Jervis) :57; Chris Bouton (Kingston) tech. fall Ethan Wixtrom (Warwick) 19-1; James Faison (Wallkill) pin Kyle Desmond (Monticello) :17.

126: Connor Greiner (Minisink Valley) tech. fall Aiden Gruen (Saugerties) 17-2, 2:15; Thomas Maddox (Washingtonville) pin Najee Shackelford (Monticello) 1:15; Ishmael Alicea (Middletown) d. Christian Francisco (Kingston) 11-2; Nick Albornoz (Minisink Valley) d. Ahmani Roman (Cornwall) 6-0; Cameron Wernicki (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Marco Madden (Pine Bush) 2:43; Emmanuel Ward (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Gavin Staerker (Port Jervis) 10-3; Javier Casteneda (Kingston) pin Derrick Magsamen (Pine Bush) 3:22; Andrew Davis (Wallkill) won by Giannis Karystinakis (Goshen) won by forfeit.

132: Jake Piratzki (Saugerties) d. Asher Pelton (Port Jervis) 10-6; Nick Florin (Pine Bush) pin Isiah Price (Goshen) :35; Anthony Sountis (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Jacob Studt (Kingston) :53; Brad Bonner (Wallkill) d. Elijah Price (Goshen) 13-0; Xavier Autry (Middletown) pin Alex Burns (Cornwall) :38; Michael Manzi (Newburgh Free Academy) pin Luke Horton (Pine Bush) :38.

138: Pat Cuddy (Goshen) d. Lukas Pennell (Pine Bush) 7-4; Rob Estevez (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Dan Heffner (Cornwall) 7-6; Dylan Greer (Pine Bush) pin Joe Erato (Port Jervis) 1:27; Bobby Randall (Newburgh Free Academy) pin Doug Doherty (Monticello) 1:07; Tyler Matos (Middletown) pin Sam Spiers (Saugerties) 1:53; Kyle Ripa (Wallkill) d. Pat Satriano (Valley Central) 10-3; Louis Libutti (Monr0e-Woodbury) won by forfeit over Luke Hicks (Monticello).

145: Ray Napolitano (Valley Central) pin Juan Gutierrez (Pine Bush) 2:09; Drew Harrison (Port Jervis) pin Brandon Rosa (Washingtonville) 2:30; Steve Gazzillo (Cornwall) pin Quinn Robinson (Valley Central) 1:50; Tom Fini (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Arthur Blair (Monticello) :58; Joe Pushman (Wallkill) pin Joe Mahaney (Port Jervis) 3:58; Justyn Kelly (Monticello) d. Henry Searle (Warwick) 12-2; Shaun Burgos (Pine Bush) pin Bryce Mann (Wallkill) :44.

152: Evan Barczak (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Zavier Bennett (Kingston) 1:00; Kraig Thomas (Wallkill) d. Conner Leggett (Newburgh Free Academy) 6-0; Zakair Artis (Middletown) pin T.J. Moriarty (Washingtonville) 2:45; Mike Kubik (Goshen) pin Griffin Roddy (Port Jervis) 5:11; Tyler Serafini (Newburgh Free Academy) pin Colden Staccio (Saugerties) 2:44; Nate Garcia (Middletown) d. Matt Rajnert (Minisink Valley) 6-1; Collin Cummings (Valley Central) pin Anthony Lomoriello (Cornwall) 5:23; Nijee Noble (Kingston) pin Jacob Cloak (Goshen) 1:47.

160: Brennan Gary (Middletown) d. Chris Tremper (Pine Bush) 13-4; Lester Larkai (Washingtonville) pin Derek Iorlano (Newburgh Free Academy) :32; Tom Cook (Cornwall) d. Raven Aumick (Port Jervis) 9-1; Owen Daly (Pine Bush) d. Will Noteboom (Warwick) 6-1; Zach Beam (Valley Central) pin Michael Buscemi (Monticello) 2:23; Graeme Knisell (Saugerties) pin Luke Wojehowski (Cornwall) 1:31.

170: Adonis Morano (Middletown) pin Vincent Carney (Warwick) :41; Matt Bucci (Saugerties) d. Ben Santarpia (Washingtonville) 11-2; Demetrius Moore (Minisink Valley) d. Andrew Wierzbicki (Warwick) 4-0; Jason Butler (Port Jervis) pin Mike Cassidy (Cornwall) 4:00; Maxx DeCapua (Newburgh Free Academy) d. Jose Cintron (Port Jervis) 9-4; Brian Mascaro (Wallkill) pin Nick Solek (Washingtonville) 3:32; Tajh Ali (Middletown) pin Steve Costello (Cornwall) 5:13; Mark Ohanian (Valley Central) pin Cody Sweeney (Kingston) :59.

182: Sam Santander (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Anthony Owen (Saugerties) 14-8; Kyle Strauss (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Michael Demetroules (Warwick) 1:25; Will Leonard (Cornwall) pin Max Warren (Warwick) :28; Henricus Van Heemstede Obelt (Washingtonville) won by forfeit over Nick Reyes (Pine Bush); Alex Miller (Newburgh Free Academy) pin Colin Cassidy (Cornwall) 2:38; Tyler Marzarago (Kingston) d. Diego Wilson (Newburgh Free Academy) 4-3; Joey Yanis (Minisink Valley) d. Gavin Mazziotti (Port Jervis) :49.

195: Mark Crisfield (Valley Central) pin Hayden Barley (Kingston) 5:41; Thomas Keller (Cornwall) pin Matt Casey (Washingtonville) :47; Tom Kearns (Goshen) pin Craig Laurey (Saugerties) 3:02; Billy Kras (Wallkill) pin Alfredo Mazariego (Wallkill) 1:22; John Cassidy (Cornwall) d. Anton Juncaj (Minisink Valley) 2-0.

220: David Strauss (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Ryan McGuire (Newburgh Free Academy) :42; Andrew Slagle (Minisink Valley) pin Chase Hawkins (Wallkill) 1:14; Scyler Phillips (Port Jervis) tech. fall Travis O’Neill (Middletown) 18-2; Jimmy Ball (Saugerties) pin Gary Ivory (Monticello) 1:07; Skyler Tucker (Saugerties) won by disqualification over Julius Oquendo (Middletown); Harrison Parrelli (Warwick) d. Dan Banegas (Newburgh Free Academy) 20-9; Samson Perez (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Sam Langer (Warwick) :44.

285: Owen Astigarraga (Cornwall) pin Jacob Smith (Pine Bush) 1:38; Horace Duke (Middletown) won by forfeit over Gabe Vasquez (Wallkill); Will McCartney (Newburgh Free Academy) pin Christian Kuster (Kingston) 1:40; Pete Leser (Saugerties) d. Caleb Williams (Newburgh Free Academy) 1-0; Austin Taylor (Warwick) pin Michael Carpinone (Monticello) 3:21; Bryce Moore (Valley Central) pin James Oosterom (Port Jervis) 1:18; Norris Gipson (Middletown) pin Julio Monterrey (Washingtonville) 1:50.

Round of 32
152: Zavier Bennett (Kingston) pin Justin Miller (Monticello) 4:59.

Newburgh Free Academy junior Greg Fischer earned his 100th career win with a pin of Middletown’s Cameron Green in 3:15 in the Section 9 Division I 106-pound quarterfinals.

Newburgh Free Academy sophomore 152-pounder Tyler Serafini notched his 100th career win with pin of Saugerties’ Colden Staccio in 2:44 in the round of 16.

Port Jervis junior Jason Butler outlasted Minisink Valley’s Demetrius Moore 1-0 in the ultimate tiebreaker to advance to the 170-pound semifinals.

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PODCAST: Section 9 Division I wrestling championships

A few school cancellations Friday prompted the Section 9 Division I tournament to be changed to a one-day tournament Saturday at Monroe-Woodbury.

Some weight classes now may require a wrestler to reel off four straight victories in a day to win.

Photographer Josh Conklin and I broke down each weight class before the tournament was condensed.

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Division-clinching Friday

Pine Bush was a basket shy of the century mark as it clinched its second straight OCIAA Division I title with an impressive 98-46 win over Middletown.

Bryan Powell outscored Middletown by himself in the third quarter 18-11. Powell finished with 28 points as Pine Bush remained perfect at 16-0 (6-0 OCIAA). Pine Bush outscored Middletown 60-18 in the second half. The Bushmen scored 36 in the third quarter alone and held Middletown, the defending Section 9 Class AA champions, to one 3-pointer.

Brandon Powell added 22 points, Mason Memmelaar scored 16 points and Marquis Johnson had 14 points for Pine Bush.

John S. Burke Catholic wrapped up the OCIAA Division II title with a 46-37 win at Washingtonville. Tommy Garneau paced Burke Catholic (15-3, 7-0 OCIAA) with 15 points.

Goshen clinched its second straight OCIAA Division III title behind 25 points from sophomore guard Zack Foley and 23 points from senior guard Ryan Lutz in a 77-69 win over Port Jervis.


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Section 9 Division I wrestling postponed, one-day tourney

The first day of the Section 9 Division I wrestling tournament Friday was cancelled due to the closings of the Cornwall, Kingston and Wallkill school districts.

The tournament will now be held in one day tomorrow (Saturday) at Monroe-Woodbury High School in Central Valley.

Here is the tentative schedule: 

7:30-8:30 a.m.: Weigh-ins
9 a.m.: Round of 32
9:05 a.m.: Round of 16
11:30 a.m.: Quarterfinals
1:30 p.m.: Semifinals
4:15 p.m.: Consolation semifinals
5:15 p.m.: Consolation finals
7:15 p.m.: Finals

If you need to fill your wrestling fix, here’s a podcast preview with myself and photographer Josh Conklin


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2017 Section 9 Division II seeding

Eldred senior 160-pounder Noah Curreri, New Paltz senior 182-pounder Ben Cuppett and Onteora junior 152-pounder Dillon Ross seek their third Section 9 Division II title Sunday at SUNY Ulster in Stone Ridge.

Here is the preliminary seeding for the tournment (wrestling starts at 12:15 p.m.)

99 pounds: 1. Nikko Walsh (Rondout Valley, 8th grade, 21-7); 2. Matt Morris (Red Hook, Fr., 17-13); 3. Aidan Cuppett (New Paltz, Fr., 11-11); 4. Anakin Luna (Highland, Fr., 18-19); 5. Joey Curreri (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West, 8th grader, 15-11); 6. Summer Conetta (Chester, Fr., 12-12); 7. Caiden Frey (Rondout Valley, Fr., 10-14); 8. Robbie Potter (Onteora, Fr., 9-15).

106: 1. Wade Harris (Red Hook, Sr., 21-10); 2. Pat Ross (Onteora, 8th grader, 22-9); 3. John Antonelli (Marlboro, Fr., 19-14); 4. Timmy Pereira (Rondout Valley, Soph., 12-18); 5. Matt Csernai (Chester, 8th grader, 12-11); 6. Issac Cain (Rondout Valley, Fr., 3-9).

113: 1. Liam Bullock (Chester, Soph., 23-1); 2. Nick Ross (Onteora, 8th grader, 25-9); 3. James Long (Chester, Jr., 8-1); 4. Dan Adams (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West, 8th grader, 11-11); 5. Joe Artensen (Highland, Soph., 10-26); 6. Jimmy Kiss (Highland, Fr., 10-25).

120: 1. Nick Conetta (Chester, Sr., 24-1); 2. Justin Quiles (Chester, Sr., 14-6); 3. Mitchell Gibson (New Paltz, Fr., 4-7); 4. Montana Wells (Red Hook, Soph., 8-13); 5. Nick Massaro (New Paltz, Soph., 9-17); 6. Noah Ghisolfi (Ellenville, Fr., 7-12); 7. Jeremiah Gabriel (Red Hook, Sr., 4-10).

126: 1. Nate Ross (Onteora, Fr., 17-6); 2. Chris Massaro (New Paltz, Sr., 16-6); 3. Nick Curreri (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West, Soph., 21-4); 4. Nanuk McBride (Red Hook, Jr., 10-12); 5. Tara Linneman (New Paltz, Sr., 6-7); 6. Noah Riegelhaupt (Chester, Jr., 4-6); 7. Ian Paladino (Highland, Jr., 3-12).

132: 1. Ian Houck (Rondout Valley, Jr., 24-7); 2. Brad Acevedo (Highland, Jr., 17-15); 3. Chris Hiesel (New Paltz, Sr., 11-6); 4. Cesar Luna (Highland, Soph., 20-13); 5. Steven Bradford (Chester, Soph., 7-18); 6. Levi Wyns (New Paltz, Fr., 4-8); 7. Ben Grinberg (Onteora, Fr., 5-14)

138: 1. Shane Gulliksen (New Paltz, Sr., 18-13); 2. Matt Malherio (Highland, Soph., 32-10); 3. Brendan Douthit (John S. Burke Catholic, Fr., 9-3); 4. Brian Reilly (Red Hook, Sr., 7-3); 5. Justin Halbert (Highland, Soph., 10-7); 6. Tamer Perry (Ellenville, Sr., 9-8); 7. Henry Peters (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West, Fr., 8-8); 8. Javan Bresler (Onteora, Fr., 4-9); 9. George Reid (Onteora, Fr., 2-7).

145: 1. Hayden Baker (Rondout Valley, Sr., 20-12); 2. Zach Chartrand (Onteora, Jr., 22-10); 3. Joe Decker (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West, Sr., 17-14); 4. James Deaveiro (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West, Soph., 15-9); 5. Christian Canino (Highland, Soph., 8-18); 6. Logan Michael (New Paltz, Fr., 13-15); 7. Connor Post (John S. Burke Catholic, Sr., 10-1); 8. Johnny Declair (Highland, Sr., 5-11); 9. Michael Anson (Rondout Valley, Jr., 4-21); 10. John Kennick (Chester, Soph., 9-17); 11. John Unverzagt (Ellenville, Soph., 3-13); 12. J.P. Abreu (Onteora, Jr., 5-12).

152: 1. Dillon Ross (Onteora, Jr., 28-6); 2. Tristen Schiafo (Red Hook, Jr., 23-7); 3. Andrew Salerno (Chester, Jr., 10-15); 4. John Miller (Highland, Sr., 8-18); 5. James Shaw (John S. Burke Catholic, Soph., 6-4); 6. Joe Arcuni (Tuxedo, Fr., 1-9); 7. Zach Narbaiz (Ellenville, Sr., 1-20); 8. Nick Dean (Rondout Valley, Fr. 0-8); 9. Damien Bradley (Rondout Valley, Fr., 0-1).

160: 1. Noah Curreri (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West, Sr., 30-2); 2. Brayan Duque (New Paltz, Soph., 11-14); 3. Mike Kenny (Red Hook, Sr., 14-14); 4. Austin Harris (Red Hook, Fr., 7-8); 5. Tom Hall (Highland, Sr., 10-23); 6. Nick Skinnier (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West, Sr., 11-8); 7. Pat Melanson (New Paltz, Jr., 5-17); 8. Liam McKeon (Onteora, Soph., 8-11); 9. Jackson Murphy (John S. Burke Catholic, Soph., 4-6); 10. Cole Greco (Chester, 8th grader, 3-22).

170: 1. Matt Shields (Onteora, Sr., 21-12); 2. Larry Oliver (Highland, Sr., 27-14); 3. Ryan Hobson (Red Hook, Jr., 19-9); 4. Tyler Sooknanan (Chester, Sr., 14-10); 5. Frank Ochoa-Cincotta (Rondout Valley, Sr., 16-12); 6. Taeven Reece (Rondout Valley, Fr., 4-13).

182: 1. Brody Harris (Chester, Sr., 24-3); 2. Ben Cuppett (New Paltz, Sr., 17-7); 3. Jeff Kiluba (Red Hook, Sr., 23-6); 4. River Lounsbury (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West, Sr., 23-8); 5. John Depaolo (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West, Soph., 9-12); 6. Noah Stokes (Red Hook, Soph., 11-5); 7. Nicholas Rekuc (Ellenville, Soph., 10-8); 8. Will Sickles (Highland, Sr., 10-19).

195: 1. John Goodell (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West, Jr., 19-14); 2. Austin Eighmey (Ellenville, Sr., 18-3); 3. Chris Benincasa (Red Hook, Sr., 17-12); 4. Danny Ruiz (Tuxedo, Sr., 8-3); 5. Alex Upeslacis (Chester, Sr., 13-9); 6. Paul DeGraff (Rondout Valley, Fr., 5-8); 7. Andrew Russell (Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West, Jr., 3-7); 8. Brandon Tietje (New Paltz, Jr., 2-17).

220: 1. John Perez (Highland, Fr., 11-14); 2. Mahmoud Hefnawy (Red Hook, Jr., 14-12); 3. Dean Trevisano (Chester, Sr., 12-11); 4. Brandon Cox (Ellenville, Sr., 13-6); 5. Devin Dixon (New Paltz, Soph., 11-21); 6. Joe Castellanos (Tuxedo, Soph., 6-3); 7. Connor Ingram (Rondout Valley, Fr., 3-18).

285: 1. Angel Lemus (Onteora, Sr., 18-9); 2. Colin Canfield (Highland, Jr., 21-10); 3. Will Sutherland (Rondout Valley, Sr., 19-11); 4. Liam Dietrich (Red Hook, Fr., 10-14); 5. Jason Lonstein (Ellenville, Soph., 10-6); 6. Josh Moore (Red Hook, Jr., 3-4); 7. Kevin McColgan (Rondout Valley, Jr., 0-10).

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2017 Section 9 Division I wrestling seeds

Warwick senior 160-pounder Ryan Ferro and Monroe-Woodbury senior 152-pounder Evan Barczak earned the top seeds in their respective weight classes for the Section 9 Division I championships, which begin Friday at Monroe-Woodbury.

Ferro (30-0) and Barczak (36-2) are both seeking their fourth section titles.

Two-time Section 9 champion Kendall Elfstrum of Monroe-Woodbury is the top seed at 195 pounds.

Goshen senior Ryan Ellefsen, a 2016 state finalist, is the No. 1 seed at 220.

99 pounds: 1. Justin Morales (Middletown, Fr., 29-7); 2. Colby Amell (Saugerties, Soph., 26-6); 3. Christian Prokosch (Cornwall, Soph., Jr., 30-5); 4. Nick Picariello (Minisink Valley, Fr., 29-7); 5. Jordan Suarez (Pine Bush, Fr., 19-6); 6. Jacob Chenier (Kingston, Fr., 27-12); 7. Chris Del Rio (Washingtonville, 8th grader, 25-11); 8. Derek Ellison (Wallkill, Soph.) 24-12); 9. Drew Greco (Warwick, 8th grader, 24-12); 10. Khristian Chauncey (Saugerties, Soph., 9-6); 11. Casey Lennon (Valley Central, Seventh grader, 7-20); 12. Ivan Colon (Middletown, Fr., 7-5); 13. Robert Harrison (Port Jervis, Soph., 6-11); 14. Austin Maddox (Washingtonville, 8th grader, 13-13); 15. Paul Oslacky (Goshen, Fr., 6-9).

106: 1. Dylan Earl (Monroe-Woodbury, Jr., 26-7); 2. Ryan Burgos (Monroe-Woodbury, Soph., 11-3); 3. Greg Fischer (Newburgh Free Academy, Jr., 35-6); 4. Kevin Urena (Pine Bush, Soph., 22-7); 5. Hunter Brown (Warwick, Jr., 21-12); 6. Cameron Green (Middletown, Fr., 25-8); 7. Jacob Lyle (Wallkill, Soph., 25-13); 8. Jordan Pinsky (Warwick, Fr., 14-7); 9. Chris Zappolo (Washingtonville, Soph., 26-15); 10. Ryan Robles (Kingston, Sr., 18-20); 11. Joe Habert (Minisink Valley, Soph., 11-18); 12. Eli Wienstein, Goshen, Fr., 11-16); 13. Steven Cannatello (Valley Central, Fr., 9-14); 14. Matt Tosado (Saugerties, Fr., 9-5).

113: 1. Marco Vespa (Monroe-Woodbury, Soph. 31-5); 2. Matt Romano (Valley Central, Fr., 33-3); 3. Jimmy Heinlein (Saugerties, Soph., 27-5); 4. Avery Ellison (Wallkill, Sr., 31-7); 5. Luke Fischer (Newburgh Free Academy, Fr., 31-5); 6. Tyler Dellatorre (Newburgh Free Academy, Soph., 14-6); 7. Bryan MacDougall (Warwick, Jr., 25-12); 8. Dylan Tierney (Goshen, Soph., 14-7); 9. Travis Phillips (Valley Central, Fr., 4-7); 10. Vincent Gennaro (Washingtonville, Fr., 18-18); 11. Joey Amato (Port Jervis, Fr., 12-18); 12. Ryan Muller (Kingston, Jr., 7-21); 13. Noah Warneke (Kingston, Fr., 9-12); 14. Austin West (Pine Bush, Sr., 8-10); 15. Jeremy Mazzella (Warwick, Fr., 0-1).

120: 1. Tyler Lynch (Minisink Valley, Sr., 32-8); 2. James Faison (Wallkill, Fr., 37-6); 3. Patrick Owens (Monticello, Sr., 17-3); 4. Joe McGinty (Monroe-Woodbury, Fr., 20-9); 5. Tommy Askey (Pine Bush, Fr., 23-9); 6. Brandon DeLaRosa (Newburgh Free Academy, Soph., 27-11); 7. Chris Bouton (Kingston, Sr., 23-13); 8. Carson Sauschuck (Port Jervis, Jr., 22-8); 9. Ethan Wixtrom (Warwick, Soph., 18-16); 10. Joe Reed (Port Jervis, Soph., 1-0); 11. Sean Savacool (Minisink Valley, Fr., 11-7); 12. Ryan Mayo (Cornwall, Sr., 8-13); 13. Dalton Howell (Middletown, 8th grader, 13-6); 14. Rich Garey (Valley Central, Soph., 11-8); 15. Kyle Desmond (Monticello, Soph., 4-16).

126: 1. Connor Greiner (Minisink Valley, Jr., 6-0); 2. Andrew Davis (Wallkill, Sr., 40-5); 3. Cameron Wernicki (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., 21-10); 4. Nick Albornoz (Minisink Valley, Sr., 16-14); 5. Ishmael Alicea (Middletown, Sr., 18-7); 6. Emmanuel Ward (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., 18-13); 7. Derrick Magsamen (Pine Bush, Jr., 21-9); 8. Najee Shackelford (Monticello, Sr., 15-9); 9. Thomas Maddox (Washingtonville, Soph., 18-20); 10. Javier Casteneda (Kingston, Sr., 21-14); 11. Gavin Staerker (Port Jervis, Soph., 19-13); 12. Christian Francisco (Kingston, Fr., 16-15); 13. Ahmani Roman (Cornwall, Jr., 16-15); 14. Marcos Madden (Pine Bush, Soph., 1-1); 15. Giannis Karystinakis (Goshen, Fr., 4-19); 16. Aiden Gruen (Saugerties, Fr., 5-10).

132: 1. Vinny Vetrano (Minisink Valley, Jr., 28-9); 2. Rob Satriano (Valley Central, Sr., 31-6); 3. Brad Bonner (Wallkill, Sr., 37-7); 4. Anthony Sountis (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., 21-11); 5. Nick Florin (Pine Bush, Soph., 19-11); 6. Xavier Autry (Middletown, Fr., 13-8); 7. Luke Horton (Pine Bush, Fr., 1-0); 8. Asher Pelton (Port Jervis, Jr., 12-14); 9. Jake Piratzki (Saugerties, Soph., 14-15); 10. Michael Manzi (Newburgh Free Academy, Fr., 7-29); 11. Alex Burns (Cornwall, Soph., 13-15); 12. Isiah Price (Goshen, Fr., 7-10); 13. Jacob Studt (Kingston, Jr., 2-22); 14. Elijah Price (Goshen, Fr., 1-11).

138: 1. Dom Vetrano (Minisink Valley, Jr., 31-7); 2. Louis Libutti (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., 28-9); 3. Bobby Randall (Newburgh Free Academy, Sr., 30-11); 4. Rob Estevez (Monroe-Woodbury, Soph., 7-7); 5. Tyler Matos (Middletown, Sr., 28-11); 6. Kyle Ripa (Wallkill, Sr., 30-12); 7. Lukas Pennell (Pine Bush, Soph., 9-6); 8. Pat Satriano (Valley Central, Soph., 16-14); 9. Dylan Greer (Pine Bush, Jr., 11-2); 10. Dan Heffner (Cornwall, Soph., 13-16); 11. Sam Spiers (Saugerties, Jr., 14-14); 12. Pat Cuddy (Goshen, Jr., 14-12); 13. Joe Erato (Port Jervis, Sr., 6-18); 14. Doug Doherty (Monticello, Fr., 8-9); 15. Luke Hicks (Monticello, Soph., 4-6).

145: 1. Brandon Bobe (Washingtonville, Sr., 35-3); 2. Shaun Burgos (Pine Bush, Jr., 25-7); 3. Tom Fini (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., 24-11); 4. Steve Gazzillo (Cornwall, Soph., 26-9); 5. Drew Harrison (Port Jervis, Soph., 23-8); 6. Joe Pushman (Wallkill, Jr., 29-10); 7. Justyn Kelly (Monticello, Sr., 16-11); 8. Ray Napolitano (Valley Central, Jr., 19-13); 9. Juan Gutierrez (Pine Bush, Jr., 2-0); 10. Henry Searle (Warwick, Jr., 12-21); 11. Joe Mahaney (Port Jervis, Jr., 6-14); 12. Brandon Rosa (Washingtonville, Jr., 6-5); 13. Quinn Robinson (Valley Central, Soph., 4-4); 14. Arthur Blair (Monticello, Fr., 4-12).

152: 1. Evan Barczak (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., 36-2); 2. Nijee Noble (Kingston, Sr., 32-4); 3. Tyler Serafini (Newburgh Free Academy, Soph., 35-5); 4. Mike Kubik (Goshen, Sr., 22-6); 5. Zakair Artis (Middletown, Jr., 15-7); 6. Nate Garcia (Middletown, Sr., 30-9); 7. Collin Cummings (Valley Central, Jr., 21-8); 8. Kraig Thomas (Wallkill, Soph., 28-13); 9. Conner Leggett (Newburgh Free Academy, Soph., 19-17); 10. Anthony Lomoriello (Cornwall, Soph., 13-13); 11. Matt Rajnert (Minisink Valley, Jr., 2-12); 12. T.J. Moriarty (Washingtonville, Jr., 11-16); 13. Griffin Roddy (Port Jervis, Jr., 12-4); 14. Colden Staccio (Saugerties, Soph., 6-21); 15. Jacob Cloak (Goshen, Sr., 7-20); 16. Zavier Bennett (Kingston, Sr., 7-12); 17. Justin Miller (Monticello, Soph., 3-6)

160: 1. Ryan Ferro (Warwick, Sr., 30-0); 2. Tim Ganuncio (Minisink Valley, Jr., 31-8); 3. Owen Daly (Pine Bush, Sr., 21-9); 4. Tom Cook (Cornwall, Sr., 24-11); 5. Lester Larkai (Washingtonville, Sr., 24-11); 6. Zach Beam (Valley Central, Sr., 16-12); 7. Graeme Knisell (Saugerties, Fr., 20-10); 8. Brennan Gary (Middletown, Jr., 16-7); 9. Chris Tremper (Pine Bush, Jr., 9-11); 10. Luke Wojehowski (Cornwall, Soph., 2-2); 11. Michael Buscemi (Monticello, Soph., 8-12); 12. Derek Iorlano (Newburgh Free Academy, Soph., 9-16); 13. Raven Aumick (Port Jervis, Sr., 1-5); 14. Will Noteboom (Warwick, Soph., 0-2).

170: 1. Adonis Morano (Middletown, Jr., 36-6); 2. Mark Ohanian (Valley Central, Sr., 34-3); 3. Maxx DeCapua (Newburgh Free Academy, Fr., 37-6); 4. Jason Butler (Port Jervis, Jr., 28-5); 5. Demetrius Moore (Minisink Valley, Sr., 19-18); 6. Brian Mascaro (Wallkill, Jr., 32-6); 7. Tajh Ali (Middletown, Jr., 27-9); 8. Ben Santarpia (Washingtonville, Jr., 26-13); 9. Matt Bucci (Saugerties, Soph., 18-12); 10. Nick Solek (Washingtonville, Jr., 25-14); 11. Steve Costello (Cornwall, Sr., 20-12); 12. Andrew Wierzbicki (Warwick, Jr., 19-14); 13. Mike Cassidy (Cornwall, Soph., 5-3); 14. Jose Cintron (Port Jervis, Sr., 3-4); 15. Cody Sweeney (Kingston, Jr., 5-21); 16. Vincent Carney (Warwick, Jr., 4-12).

182: 1. Mike Fekishazy (Wallkill, Sr., 34-2); 2. Joey Yanis (Minisink Valley, Jr., 36-3); 3. Henricus Van Heemstede Obelt (Washingtonville, Sr., 17-11); 4. Will Leonard (Cornwall, Soph., 28-6); 5. Kyle Strauss (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., 25-13); 6. Alex Miller (Newburgh Free Academy, Jr., 20-11); 7. Tyler Marzarago (Kingston, Sr., 28-13); 8. Sam Santander (Monroe-Woodbury, Soph., 17-12); 9. Anthony Owen (Saugerties, Soph., 14-15); 10. Diego Wilson (Newburgh Free Academy, Jr., 10-15); 11. Colin Cassidy (Cornwall, Jr., 4-2); 12. Michael Demetroules (Warwick, Sr., 5-7); 13. Max Warren (Warwick, Sr., 2-3); 14. Nick Reyes (Pine Bush, Sr., 4-17); 15. Gavin Mazziotti (Port Jervis, Sr., 3-11).

195: 1. Kendall Elfstrum (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., 12-0); 2. Andrew Covais (Minisink Valley, Sr., 28-5); 3. Alex Leonty (Washingtonville, Sr., 17-3); 4. Tom Kearns (Goshen, Sr., 24-5); 5. Thomas Keller (Cornwall, Sr., 22-9); 6. Billy Kras (Wallkill, Sr., 29-8); 7. John Cassidy (Cornwall, Sr., 22-12); 8. Hayden Barley (Kingston, Soph., 15-18); 9. Mark Crisfield (Valley Central, Soph., 12-19); 10. Anton Juncaj (Minisink Valley, Soph., 4-2); 11. Alfredo Mazariego (Wallkill, Fr., 6-12); 12. Matt Casey (Washingtonville, Sr., 5-13); 13. Craig Laurey (Saugerties, Fr., 1-3).

220: 1. Ryan Ellefsen (Goshen, Sr., 32-2); 2. Samson Perez (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., 19-11); 3. Jimmy Ball (Saugerties, Sr., 22-7); 4. Scyler Phillips (Port Jervis, Sr., 20-9); 5. Andrew Slagle (Minisink Valley, Sr., 21-10); 6. Julius Oquendo (Middletown, Jr., 28-10); 7. Harrison Parrelli (Warwick, Jr., 23-12); 8. David Strauss (Monroe-Woodbury, Soph., 11-10); 9. Ryan McGuire (Newburgh Free Academy, Sr., 18-16); 10. Daniel Banegas (Newburgh Free Academy, Jr., 6-2); 11. Skyler Tucker (Saugerties, Sr., 11-7); 12. Chase Hawkins (Wallkill, Jr., 9-18); 13. Travis O’Neill (Middletown, Jr., 6-5); 14. Gary Ivory (Monticello, Soph., 6-10); 15. Sam Langer (Warwick, Jr., 0-5).

285: 1. Andrew Fenner (Minisink Valley, Jr., 29-6); 2. Norris Gipson (Middletown, Sr., 28-8); 3. Pete Leser (Saugerties, Sr., 18-8); 4. Will McCartney (Newburgh Free Academy, Sr., 26-8); 5. Horace Duke (Middletown, Sr., 27-8); 6. Austin Taylor (Warwick, Sr., 23-10); 7. Bryce Moore (Valley Central, Soph., 14-15); 8. Owen Astigarraga (Cornwall, Sr., 18-15); 9. Jacob Smith (Pine Bush, Sr., 15-11); 10. James Oosterom (Port Jervis, Fr., 9-12); 11. Michael Carpinone (Monticello, Jr. 6-8); 12. Gabe Vasquez (Wallkill, Sr., 9-13); 13. Christian Kuster (Kingston, Fr., 11-16); 14. Caleb Williams (Newburgh Free Academy, Soph., 5-3); 15. Julio Monterrey (Washingtonville, Jr., 3-3).

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