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.
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CORNELL'S YIANNI DIAKOMIHALIS (29-1) a true freshman is ranked 3rd in the nation at 141 pounds.
NYS DIV. I TOP SEEDS:
The lone Long Islander
top-seeded in Div. II is
106- Jordan Titus
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.
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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NEW YORK STATE
113 - Dylan Ryder
126 - Adam Busiello
(Eastport South Manor)
132- Justin Vines
152- Jacori Teemer
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
6. Oklahoma State
7. NC State
8. Arizona State
10. Virginia Tech
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.
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.