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2016 Section 9 Division I Friday results

Section 9 Division I championships (at Monroe-Woodbury High School, Central Valley) Quarterfinals 99 pounds: Oscar Lainez (Middletown) pin Justin Morales (Middletown) :08; Hunter Brown (Warwick) d. Dylan Tierney (Goshen) 3-2; Dylan Earl (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Kevin Urena (Pine Bush) 12-3; Matt Romano (Valley Central) pin Christian Prokosch (Cornwall) 1:02. 106: Marco Vespa (Monroe-Woodbury) pin Jimmy Heinlein [...]

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Section 9 Division I seeding

  Section 9 Division I tournament (Friday-Saturday at Monroe-Woodbury HS, Central Valley) 99 pounds: 1. Oscar Lainez (Middletown, Sr., 28-3;); 2. Matt Romano (Valley Central, 8th-grader, 36-2); 3. Dylan Earl (Monroe-Woodbury, Soph., 33-2); 4. Hunter Brown (Warwick, Soph., 25-7); 5. Dylan Tierney (Goshen, Fr., 28-5); 6. Kevin Urena (Pine Bush, Fr., 20-9); 7. Christian Prokosch [...]

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PODCAST: Section 9 wrestling preview

Wrestling photographer extraordinaire Josh Conklin and I break down the must-see finals, the most wide-open weight classes and the wrestlers most likely to win a title at the Section 9 Division I championships Friday and Saturday at Monroe-Woodbury High School in Central Valley. Some of Josh’s picks to win may surprise you.      

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Section 9 Division II seeds

Here is the preliminary seeding for the Section 9 Division II tournament, which will held on Feb. 14 at SUNY Ulster: 99 pounds: 1. Wade Harris (Red Hook, Jr.) 18-11; 2. John Antonelli (Marlboro, eighth-grader) 16-9; 3. Logan Linares (New Paltz, Fr.) 14-12; 4. Matt Morris (Red Hook, eighth-grader) 8-4; 5. Brendan Tierney (Chester, eighth-grader) [...]

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Section 9 wrestling individual rankings

Wallkill junior 170-pounder Mike Fekishazy is the lone undefeated wrestler in Section 9 among regular starters. Fekishazy (25-0) didn’t wrestle in the Eastern States Classic over the weekend due to illness. Assuming Monroe-Woodbury senior Nick McShea competes at 195 in the postseason. McShea placed third at 220 in the Eastern States. If there’s one weight [...]

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2016 Eastern States Classic finals results

Ryan Ferro fell just short of becoming Warwick’s first Eastern States Classic champion since 2010. Ferro, a junior, was defeated by Maine-Endwell’s Kobe Garrehy 2-0 in the 152-pound final Saturday at SUNY Sullivan in Loch Sheldrake. Garrehy scored the match’s only points on a takedown one minute in. Ferro forced a stall warning with 1:10 [...]

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2016 Eastern States Classic semifinal results

Warwick junior 152-pounder Ryan Ferro was the lone Section 9 wrestler to advance to the Eastern States Classic finals. Ferro scored a takedown with 19 seconds left in overtime to defeat Warsaw’s Noah Grover 5-3. He will meet Maine-Endwell’s Kobe Garrehy in the final. Garrehy pinned Hauppauge’s Chris Mauriello, a returning state champion, in a [...]

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2016 Eastern States Classic quarterfinal results

Here are quarterfinal results for the 12 Section 9 wrestlers 99 pounds: Oscar Lainez (Middletown) d. Anthony Sciotto (Rocky Point) 11-7, sudden victory 106: Michael Gonyea (Columbia) pin Tyler Lynch (Minisink Valley) :30 113: Connor Greiner (Minisink Valley) d. Benny Baker (Wyoming Seminary, Pa.) 3-1. 126: Matt Seitz (Monsignor Farrell) d. Kevin Kelly (Monroe-Woodbury) 5-0 138: [...]

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2016 Eastern States Classic results: Day One

Warwick junior 152-pounder Ryan Ferro was among the 12 Section 9 wrestlers to advance to the Eastern States Classic quarterfinals Friday night at SUNY Sullivan in Loch Sheldrake. Eastern States Classic Team scores: 1. Wyoming Seminary, Pa. 92; 2. Long Beach 49; 3. Penfield 47.5; 4. Monroe-Woodbury 46.5; 5. Danbury, Conn. 46; 6. Hauppauge43; 7. [...]

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2016 Eastern States Classic: Preliminary seeding

Warwick junior 152-pound Ryan Ferro and Monroe-Woodbury senior 220-pound Nick McShea are Section 9′s best shot at Eastern States Classic title based on preliminary seeding. Ferro and McShea each earned the second seed in their respective weight classes for the tournament, which will be held on Friday and Saturday at SUNY Sullivan in Loch Sheldrake. [...]

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