ABC DUALS @ EAST ISLIP HS

   In the opening round of the 7th annual  ABC (Athletic Booster Club) Duals at East Islip HS, the host Redmen defeated Nassau power Massapequa, 51-24.
EI (20-2) were paced by unbeatens, Jesse Dellavecchia (99) and Chris Chambers (195), along with Nick Barber (120), Dennis Ferro (26-2) at 145 and Zak Smalls (25-4) at 160 pounds. Dellavecchia threw a headlock and Chambers used a tight waist ride stack in recording falls and upped their records to 28-0.

Chiefs (10-5) were lead by John Kalinglu (106), Kevin Burke (138), all-county Chris Broccoli (22-3) and Tim Gungor (20-5) at 285. Kalinglu and Burke  posted falls, Broccoli edged Erik Adon (26-4), 2-1, in their 145-pound bout and in a battle of top heavyweights Tim Gungor scored with a pair of snap/spin takedowns to defeat Dan Hayden (25-2), 7-4, at 285 pounds.
   In other first round duals, John Glenn defeated Ward Melville, 43-27, and Grand Street upended Copiague, 39-12.
East Islip went on to win the Duals and finished 5-0 in the competition, the Redmen now boast a 24-2 mark. Congratulations to head coach Guy Leggio and his outstanding staff.


Jesse Dellavecchia (EI) pinned Mike Stashin 4:45
106- John Kalinglu (Mass) pinned Griffin Brown 4:46
113- Sal Cipolla (EI) won by forfeit
120- Nick Barber (EI) pinned Justin Grimes :37
126- Brian Morgan (Mass) dec. Frank Argenti 2-0
132- Alex Diviglio (EI) won by forfeit
138- Kevin Burke (Mass) pinned Hunter Ingram :51
145- Dennis Ferro (EI) pinned Brenadn Grimes :56
152- Chris Broccoli (Mass) dec. Erik Adon 2-1
160- Zak Smalls (EI) pinned Alex Georgalas 1:10
170- TJ South (Mass) dec. Matt Korl 8-5
182- Jake Hoina (EI) dec. Josh Brachfeld 8-4
195- Chris Chambers (EI) pinned Chase O'Mahoney :52
220- Jonathan Wilson (EI) won by forfeit
285- Tim Gungor (Mass) dec. Dan Hayden 7-4

                                          Pictures below...
Nick Barber (East Islip) holds off Greg Williamson (Ward Melville) to pick up a fall at 126 pounds.
Nick Piccininni (Ward Melville) controls Sal Cipolla (East Islip) enroute to a fall at 113 pounds.
Griffin Brown (East Islip) stops Mike Cohen (Ward Melville) and wins by a fall at 106 pounds.
Griffin Brown (East Islip) works to turn Josh Brachfeld (Massapequa) to win 8-4 at 182 pounds.
Tim Gungor (Massapequa) shrugs Dan Hayden (East Islip) to the mat and won with a 7-4 decision at 285 pounds.
TJ South (Massapequa) takesdown Matt Karl (East Islip) and won with a 8-5 at 170 pounds.
Chris Broccoli (Massapequa) stops a late charge from Erik Adon (East Islip) to win the 152 pound bout, 2-1.
Zach Smalls (East Islip) picks up a fall  at 160 pounds.
East Islip's Chris Chambers picks up a fall at 195 pounds. The unbeaten Chambers is ranked number one in Suffolk.