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)


Vinny Turano

 (LIU Post)

James Louison

 (LIU Post)

Joe Paterno (LIU Post)

Sheldon Rhoden


Matt Langan

 (LIU Post)

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.

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.


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