NYSPHSAA DUAL MEET CHAMPIONSHIPS
In Division I - the top teams appear to be Wantagh-8, Minisink Valley-9, Eastport-South Manor-11, Rocky Point-11, Spencerport-5 and Hilton-5. Also in the mix should be Ballston Spa-2, Massapequa-8, Fulton-3 and Lancaster-6. The LI and NYS top-ranked Wantagh Warriors (22-0) recently defeated Sachem East (62-12) and Long Beach (56-19) at the Patrick Butler Memorial Duals at Seaford HS. They have been paced by the aforementioned Vines and state bronze medalist Jonathan Loew (26-0) at 195, along with the Encarnacion brothers; Josiah (106) and Christian (120). Other stalwarts are Aidan Araoz (113), Charles Maier (126), Matt Rogers (170) and tough James Langan at 182. Minisink Valley points to talented middleweights Connor Greiner (132), the Vetrano brothers; Dom (138), Vinny (145), along with upperweights Tim Ganuncio (170), highly-regarded Joey Yanis (182) and Andrew Fenner at 285. ESM bolsters their squad around state king Busiello (126) and state placer Zach Redding (120), along with the Gannone brothers; Christian (113) and Joseph (160) and highly-touted Michael Parrish at 170 pounds. Defending Suffolk team champion Rocky Point has a balanced line-up which includes a trio of outstanding lightweights; Justin Amendola (106) and the Sciotto brothers Logan(113) and state placer Anthony (120), along with Ryan Callahan (138),Corey Connolly (152) and Jake Pohl at 285. Spencerport recently captured the Section V dual title over rival Hilton, 36-31. The Rangers were led by Seth Russo (106), Michael Lopresti (120), Mason Wersinger ((132), Domenic Ferranti (152) and Ryan Cottom at 285. Hilton, boasts another formidable squad anchored around Diakomihalis, along with Rocco Camillacci (99), Ryan Burgos (120), rugged Sam DePrez (21-1) at 182 and Nat Whybra at 220 pounds. Massapequa (14-1 duals) with their lone setback to Minisink Valley, 39-19, will be paced by Chase Liardi (24-1) at 99, Nick Karamoshos (126), Jeremy Scutellaro (138), county bronze medalist Garrett Gibbons (160) and unbeaten Angelo Petrakis (18-0) at 170. Ballston Spa will challenge for the dual title and look to Barnes, along with the Gorman brothers, William (132) and Wyatt (138), and upperweight hammers in Jake Cook (25-0) at 182 and Jacob Stangle (17-1) at 285 pounds.