The top teams that will vie for the Suffolk County team title are defending champion Sachem East (19-0), 2014 runner-up John Glenn (7-1), Connetquot (6-0), Hauppauge (15-0) and Rocky Point (11-3). Sachem East looks to the aforementioned Restrepo, Doug Iadanza (120), Austin Serra (170) along with upperweights, Conner Farrell (220) and Sean Dee (285). JG also has Zach Ancewicz (126), Derek O'Brien and Brandon Aviles, both at 160, along with Chris Bosco (195) and Anthony Pino (220). Connetquot returns all-county Sean Miller (132), league champion Tom Repalone (138), Eddie Hart (145), tough Gino Titone (160) and league finalist Jeff Browne (182). The Hauppauge Eagles have outstanding lightweights with Jake Silverstein (106) and Ben Tepperman (120), along with John Donahue (152) and the Bisonos; Francisco (170) and cousin Marcus at 182. Rocky Point also points to Anthony Sciotto (99), James Matias(138) and LI's winningest wrestler Tommy Dutton (241 wins) at 145.
Other top Suffolk teams are Brentwood (17-4) with Jesse Telles (106), Carlos Aucancela (23-1) at 113 and two-time league placer Steven Nunez (20-3) at 182, along with an improved Patchogue-Medford (13-0) squad, including Chris Gomez (106), Bobby Pease (132) and Peter Pasqualino at 160. SWR has Jack Szymanski (132) and Jack Taddeo (145). Ward Melville has potential finalists with Don Donnelly (160) and Christian Araneo (25-1) at 195. Other teams that could crack the top ten are Islip, Huntington, Lindenhurst, East Islip, North Babylon (10-1) and Kings Park. Division II champion Mattituck has returning champions Jack Bokina (99) and James Hoeg at 160.
Defending Nassau County champion Wantagh (17-2) looks to Justin Vines (18-4) at 99, Blaise Kavanagh (145) and Nick Rogers at 160. Teams that pose a strong challenge are Plainedge (10-2) with Hector Guerrero (20-2) at 120, Anthony Bowles (16-1) at 170 and Andre Rakitzis (195), and the Long Beach Marines with Matt Maquet (113), Charlie Spada (138), Tyrese Byron (145) and league champion Tyreek Bromley at 182. Also with a well-balanced squad are the Massapequa Chiefs with Angelo Petrakis (99), the Gibbons brothers, Garret and Shane (113), Jesse Bran-Umana (145), Paul Brachfeld (170) and potential champion with George O'Mahoney at 220. Other teams that could surprise are Levittown Division with Chris Ponce (126) and Francis Alexander (145), along with MacArthur. The Generals have Travis Cooksey (126), Michael Brown (132) and Jeremy Hughes at 160. Division II power Locust Valley has a formidable team with state winner Hunter Dusold, brother Michael (152), along with the state trio of Gomez, Casella and Princeton-bound Sam Ward.
The CHSAA has defending team champion St. Anthony's with Brian Kelly (106) and upperweights Peter Corbett (220) and Nick Fortini at 285. Chaminade will be paced with standout Christian Briody (138) and the supporting cast of Jack Daum (106), Alex Ptachek (132) and junior Alex Cappellino in the 285-pound class.