In a battle of the Islips, Central Islip topped host West Islip 34-22 for their second consecutive win over the crosstown rival. Central Islip, coached by West Islip alumni Brad and Rick Brzozinski improved to 10-7 on the year as they get ready for next weekend's League Tournament. CI got on the board first with a win by Gio Sanchez at 112 pounds but WI quickly responded with Brian Culkin's pin at 119 pounds. Santos Arriaza tied the team score, winning a hard fought match at 125 against Matt Donovan. That started a four match streak for CI before Steve Waibal picked up a fall for the Lions at 145 pounds. Defending county champion, Andy Rodriguez bumped up to 152 pounds and recorded a second period pin and his 30th win of the season. CI heavyweight Byron Kesler clinched the win with a second period fall and fourth ranked Allen Gomez closed out the meet with a 6-0 win over Steve Coppola.

                       Central Islip 34                 West Islip 22

103- Allen Gomez (CI) d. Steve Coppola 6-0.
112- Gio Sanchez (CI) d. John Hassler 5-0.
119- Brian Culkin (WI) p. Carlos Garcia 5:22.
125- Santos Arriaza (CI) d. Matt Donovan 5-1.
130- Edgar Gomez (CI) d. Rob Diggle 11-3.
135- Rudy Portillo (CI) d. Andrew Newburg 4-0.
140- Josh Duperby (CI) d. Vin Dillesio 5-2.
145- Steve Waibal (WI) p. Dan Walsh 1:16.
152- Andy Rodriguez (CI) p. Pat Ryan 3:41.
160- Fft. by CI
171- Julian Ming (CI) d. Tom Smith 4-3.
189- Dan Malone (WI) d. Keith Gilmore 8-0.
215- Byron Kesler (CI) p. Anthony Capinelli 3:23.
1/31/09
CENTRAL ISLIP TOPS WEST ISLIP
34-22
Central Islip's defending county champion, Andy Rodriguez uses a bow and arrow on West Islip's Pat Ryan. Rodriguez, who bumped up to a 152 pounds, picked up the fall and improved his record to 30-1.
Allen Gomez of Central Islip works for a reversal on West Islip's Steve Coppola. Coppola moved up from 96 pounds but lost to the fourth ranked Gomez at 103 pounds.
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