BAYPORT DEFEATS AMITYVILLE
     Bayport HS (4-1),  the defending two-time Division II champion, defeated Amityville, 46-21, in a non-league match held at Bayport-BluePoint HS.

     The host Phantoms were paced by defending two-time Suffolk champion Ryan Hake (7-2) and the Palma brothers; Jake at 99 and Joe at 106. Hake scored quickly with a single leg takedown and used a series of bar arm tilts en route to a solid 12-1 decision in his 138-pound bout. The Palma brothers both recorded falls; Jake secured a tight cross/face cradle for a :43 second fall and Joe applied a bar/arm for a second period pin. Other key matmen for Bayport were Ralph Fabiani who had a 9-3 verdict at 145 and Anthony Lombardi who converted a pancake into a :57 fall at 195 pounds.

     Amityville had victories turned in by Jeff Francois (120),Todd Williams (132), Eduardo Ramirez (152), Joseph Torres (220) and highly-regarded Jordan Myers at 285 pounds. Francois (6-2) was embroiled in a tight match with Bayport's Justin Underwood when he threw a lateral drop and picked up a fall with 20 seconds remaining in his 120-pound bout. Williams (6-2) scored with his single leg takedowns and posted an 8-1 win at 132. Ramirez had an exciting 8-7 victory, Torres recorded a 7-1 decision at 220 and Myers (3-1) defeated previously unbeaten Harrison DeSousa (6-1) with a key third period takedown and emerged with a 4-2 decision.

Mat Notes...
   Bayport's Rich Reilly enters his 9th season as head coach and the Warriors Billy Maisel has been at the helm for the past 13 years.


Jake Palma (Bay) pinned Quendoz Marshall :43
106-Joe Palma (Bay) pinned Oscar Hernandez 3:22
113-Justin Engel (Bay) won by forfeit
120-Jeff Francois (Am) pinned Justin Underwood 5:40
126-Dylan McGovern (Bay) won by forfeit
132-Todd Williams (Am) dec. John Foley 8-1
138-Ryan Hake (Bay) major dec. Gary Brown 12-1
145-Ralph Fabiani (Bay) dec. Takiem Vineyard 9-3
152-Eduardo Ramirez (Am) dec. Christian Engel 8-7
160-John Campanelli (Bay) dec.Christian Bernard 7-4
170-Robert Stafford (Am) dec. Dave Pomponio 4-0
182-Ryan Dollop (Bay) won by forfeit
195-Anthony Lombardi (Bay) pinned Javan Howell :57
220-Joseph Torres (Am) dec. Rob Rodriguez 7-1
285-Jordan Myers (Am) dec. Harrison deSousa 4-2