HOFSTRA PRIDE TAKEDOWN BINGHAMTON IN EIWA ACTION
Hofstra's Trey Rogers scores a 12-3 major at 197 pounds.
Hofstra's Reece Heller wins 12-2 at 149 pounds.
Binghamton's Anthony Sparacio (North Babylon HS) uses his throw by takedown to score a 9-3 decision at 141 pounds.
Hofstra's Sage Heller wins 10-3 at 174 pounds.
HOFSTRA 25 BINGHAMTON 11
125- Dylan Ryder (Hof) tech fall Carson Sauriol 17-0
133- Justin Hoyle (Hof) dec. Tomasso Frezza 6-2
141- Anthony Sparacio (Bing) dec. Vinny Vespa 9-3
149- Reece Heller (Hof) maj.dec. Matt Swanson 12-2
157- Holden Heller (Hof) dec. Chris Barker 4-2
165- Ricky Stamm (Hof) dec. Jacob Nolan 6-1
174- Sage Heller (Hof) dec. Alexander Melikian 10-3
184- Lou DePrez (Bing) maj.dec. Charles Small 12-0
197- Trey Rogers (Hof) maj. dec. Sam DePrez 12-3
285- Joe Doyle (Bing) maj.dec. Zachary Knighton-Ward 12-2
Hofstra (3-4) defeated EIWA rival Binghamton (2-4), 25-11, as the Pride won seven of the ten bouts contested. Sophomore Dylan Ryder (5-3) used a barrage of takedowns and tilts en route to a solid 17-0 tech fall at 125 pounds. Other major decisions were posted by Reece Heller (15-6) at 149 and Trey Rogers (6-6) who scored with low single leg take downs and registered a 12-3 verdict at 197. The Heller twins; red-shirt juniors; Holden, a pivotal 4-2 winner at 157 and Sage (9-5 record) cruised to a 10-3 decision at 174. Nationally ranked Ricky Stamm (13th), a junior, had a 6-1 decision at 165 and upped his season mark to 13-6. Coach Dennis Papadatos is now in his sixth-year and is Hofstra's 12th wrestling head wrestling coach in their history.
The Bearcats were paced by two former New York State champions; Anthony Sparacio (North Babylon) and Lou DePrez (Hilton). Sparacio used a nice front headlock throw by takedown in the third period and posted a 9-3 decision in his 141-pound bout. DePrez (15-4), a red-shirt sophomore, and ranked sixth nationally scored with a repertoire of takedowns and rolled to a 12-0 major decision at 184 pounds. Binghamton's Joe Doyle scored with power double leg takedowns to defeat former Uniondale state champion, Zachary Knighton-Ward,12-2, in the 285-pound class.
Next up for Hofstra is North Carolina State (7-0) who are currently ranked third in the nation. The dual meet is scheduled for Saturday, January,18th, at the David S. Mack Sports Complex and Exhibition Complex at 4 PM.
Hofstra's nationally ranked Ricky Stamm (Levittown Division HS) works for his takedown against Binghamton's Jacob Nolan. Stamm won this 165 pound match 6-1. Hofstra improved to 3-4 on the season with this big 25-11 EIWA dual meet win.
Justin Hoyle won 6-2 for Hofstra at 133 pounds.
Binghamton's Lou DePrez , ranked 6th, scores a major decision at 184 pounds.
Dylan Ryder (Hills West HS) scores on Carson Sauriol of Binghamton en route to a 17-0 technical fall at 125 pounds.
Hofstra's Holden Heller wins 4-2 at 157 pounds.