Islip's defending county champions from left to right: Jake Benedetto (112), Tyler Mashkow (125), Paul Vaeth (140), Lance Wade (152).
    Islip (13-2) defeated Sayville (12-4), 42-14, in a League V showdown before a capacity crowd at Sayville HS. The Bucs won nine of the thirteen bouts contested and are in position to claim their third consecutive League V dual meet title, as they travel to face Huntington in their final dual meet of the season. Islip was led by their four returning county champions, Jake Benedetto (112), state champion,Tyler Mashkow (29-0) at 130, Paul Vaeth (145) and Lance Wade at 160 pounds. The dual started at 112 pounds, where Benedetto scored a 12-3 major decision over Joe Haas to give the Bucs a 4-0 team lead. Sayville answered, as Andy Rodriquez scored with a third period takedown and a near fall for a 9-1 verdict over Kyle Wade at 119 pounds to knot the team score at 4.  At 125, John Lamonica rallied with a with a third period reversal to edge Travis Pitre, 7-6, and Tyler Mashkow make quick work at 130 pounds, as he secured the fall at the 1:07 mark, to give his team a 13-4 lead. The Golden Flashes scored decisions in the next two bouts, as AJ Maier (26-3) won 12-0, at 135 and Scott Mellynchuk defeated Mike Grillo, 5-3, in a hard fought bout at 140 pounds. In the marquee match of the the dual, state medalist, Paul Vaeth (29-1) scored a 16-1 technical fall over all-county, Mike Haas (26-4) at 145, and gave the Bucs an 18-11 advantage. State finalist, Lance Wade recorded a 42 second fall at 160 to give the  Bucs a 30-11 lead, with four bouts remaining in the dual.

ISLIP  42      SAYVILLE  14

Troy Mashkow (I) major dec.TJ Slevin, 11-0.
112- Jake Benedetto (I) major dec. Joe Haas, 9-1.
119- Andy Rodriquez (Say) major dec. Kyle Wade, 9-1.
125- John Lamonica (I) dec.Travis Pitre, 7-6.
130- Tyler Mashkow (I) pinned Greg Dowdy, 1:07.
135- AJ Maier (Say) major dec. Jim Spadoro, 12-0.
140- Scott Mellynchuk (Say) dec. Mike Grillo, 5-3.
145- Paul Vaeth (I) tech.fall Mike Haas, 16-1.
152- Matt Egan (I) pinned Evan Martel, :55.
160- Lance Wade (I) pinned Tim Clemente, :42.
171- John Columbo (I) dec. Shawn Mazzarone, 4-3.
189- Ryan DiPaola (I) tech.fall Chris Chuisano, 16-0.
215- Rick Hartman (Say) major.dec. Chris Nelson, 9-0.