LIU-Post's Joe Paterno (6-8) from Kings Park HS opened up the scoring with a late headlock to pin AIC's Josef Smith at 125 pounds and lead the Pioneers to their eighth dual meet victory.
Wantagh's Vinny Turano (18-4) used a series of takedowns and tilts to score a tech fall at 141 and Matt Langan (18-12), also a Wantagh graduate, came from behind to score an exciting 8-5 win at 149 pounds. After two forfeits the Pioneers jumped out to a 26-0 lead. Ed Ramirez (15-16) from Amityville HS was dominate on his feet for Post at 165, winning 12-4 as was Juan Carlos Diaz (2nd win) out of Division HS at 174 with a 9-0 shutout. Islip's Ronnie King (13-6), 184 pounds and Hauppauge's James Louison (9-5), 285 pounds finished the scoring for Post with first period falls as seven Long Island bred wrestlers get the job done with a 46-6 win.
Juan Carlos Diaz
LIU POST TAKES DOWN AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE 46-6
Post's Ronnie King (Islip HS) scores with his single leg on Caleb Thompson from AIC. King won this 184 pound matchup with a first period fall.
Joe Paterno (LIU Post)
LIU POST 46 AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL 6
125- Joe Paterno (LIU) p. Josef Smith (AIC) 6:37
133- Joe Calderone (LIU) fft.
141- Vinny Turano (LIU) tf. Scott Coleman (AIC) 18-2.
149- Matt Langan (LIU) d. Favian Williams (AIC) 8-5
157- Jackson Mordente (LIU) fft.
165- Ed Ramirez (LIU) d. Chris Hunter (AIC) 12-4.
174- Juan Carlos Diaz (LIU) d. Mike Schultze (AIC) 9-0.
184- Ronnie King (LIU) p. Caleb Thompson (AIC) 1:23
197- Sheldon Rhoden (AIC) p. Jake Horton (LIU) :42
285- James Louison (LIU) p. Salson Khamitcaev :36
Post's Ed Ramirez Jr. (Amityville HS) takes down AIC's Josef Smith en route to a 12-4 decision at 165 pounds. The Pioneers picked up their eighth dual victory of the season with a 46-6 win.