HOFSTRA TAKESDOWN

BROWN 24-18 ON ALUMNI DAY  

Wantagh's Josiah Encarnacion at 106 pounds won his second Nassau County crown and paced his team to the Section Eight team title over Massapequa and Freeport.

Hofstra's Nezar Haddad works for his takedown against Brown's Tucker Ziegler. Haddad won this 197 pound match and put Hofstra up 18-15. 

Hofstra's Alumni featuring Nick Gallo and Neil Duncan.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​NCAA HOST SITES

  2019- Pittsburgh, PA

  2020- Minneapolis, MN

  2021- St.Louis, MO

  2022- Detroit, MI​


CORNELL'S  YIANNI DIAKOMIHALIS  (29-1) a true freshman is ranked 3rd in the nation at 141 pounds.


  NYS DIV. I TOP SEEDS:


  99-Chase Liardi

106-Matt Griffin

113-Greg Diakomihalis

120-Anthony Sciotto

126-Adam Busiello

132-Justin Vines

138-Anthony Sobotker

145-F.Gissendanner

152-Jacori Teemer

160-Jake Silverstein

170-Tyler Barnes

182-Jake Logan

195-Jonathan Loew

220-Elijah Rodriguez

285-Deonte Wilson


The lone Long Islander

top-seeded in Div. II is

106- Jordan Titus


       MAT NOTES:

   Keep an eye on the McDougald's (Niagara-Wheatfield & Niagara Falls - Section Six) -


126- Justin - 3rd seed

132- Willie- 2nd seed

145- Warren - 8th seed

​  They have a combined record of 140-12 for the season.


       NCAA UPDATES


 The 16-team EIWA has received 47 allocations from the NCAA, which is the second most behind the Big Ten (80). The Big 12 has 45 spots. The Conference Championships are set for March 3rd-4th. At the 2018 NCAAs there are 330 qualifiers. Look for a close team race between reigning champion Penn State, Ohio State, Missouri (19-0 in duals), Michigan, Iowa and perennial NCAA power Oklahoma State. At the 2018 edition there are 12 returning NCAA champions. The top ranked 285-pounders are unbeaten Adam Coon (280 pounds) and Kyle Snyder (225). Hofstra's Mike Hughes (31-2) leads the nation with 17 falls at 285...


   


Vinny Vespa  kept the Pride rolling with a hard fought 7-3 victory over Brown's Zeke Salvo at 141 pounds.

2018 NEW YORK STATE TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

MT. SINAI WINS SUFFOLK COUNTY DIVISION II TOURNAMENT

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​​LI DEFENDING 

NEW YORK STATE
CHAMPIONS


113 - Dylan Ryder

(Hills West​)

126 - Adam Busiello 

(Eastport South Manor)

132- Justin Vines       

(Wantagh)

​152- Jacori Teemer

​(Long Beach)

Rocky Point's Anthony Sciotto cranks his cross face cradle in the 120 pound Suffolk final. Sciotto won 6-2 as Rocky Point took the team title over North Babylon and Hauppauge.

 ROCKY POINT WINS SUFFOLK COUNTY TOURNAMENT  

Sean Carter of North Babylon battles for a takedown on Dylan Ryder of Hills West. Carter upset the defending state champ, Ryder 2-1 to grab the 113 pound Suffolk crown.

WANTAGH WINS NASSAU COUNTY TOURNAMENT OVER MASSAPEQUA

  NCAA TOP TEN

    1. Penn State       

    2. Ohio State   

    3. Missouri

    ​4. Michigan      

    5. Iowa

    6. Oklahoma State

    7. NC State

    8. Arizona State

    9. Cornell

  10. Virginia Tech

         Lehigh

CURRENT

NCAA

RANKINGS

FROM INTERMAT


 

LOCUST VALLEY WINS NASSAU COUNTY DIVISION II TOURNAMENT

Massapequa's Chase Liardi was the lone champion for the Chiefs as he won the 99 pound title.

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OSW Jacori Teemer (152 pounds) of Long Beach won his fifth Nassau County crown and is on pace to win his 5th New York State title.