St.Anthony's dominated the NSCHSAA Championships as they amassed 457 points to easily outdistance runner-up Kellenberg who finished with 367. The Friars' crowned an impressive 10 champions including three state-ranked matmen. That trio is Jimmy Morris (29-4) at 125, junior Jamal Hudson (27-1) at 135 and Jon Desir (20-1) at 285 pounds. Other standouts include freshman Freddy Dunau (21-1) at 96, Dariyan Riley (22-5) at 171 and Paul Alessandrini (19-4) at 189.

     Host team Kellenberg had a fine showing and garnered five individual winners including state meet qualifier junior Pat Skinner. Skinner (35-1) was voted the tournament's outstanding wrestler award.The Firebirds' Chris Federlin won four bouts in the tournament, including a first period fall en route to the 119-pound title.

Mat Notes...
   St. Anthony's finished with a 15-1 dual meet mark and are currently ranked second on Long Island. The Friars' Dariyan Riley, a junior, was a Louisiana state champion. Former state champion (2009) Grant Greene was sidelined with an injury and will miss the rest of the season. The three-time state place-winner finished with over 150 victories and will take his mat skills to Northwestern next season. Freddy Dunau's father, Fred Dunau Sr., was an All-County grappler for Berner HS  in the 1980s. Special thanks to tournament directors Ed & Marcia Gould for all their help and assistance...

Team Scores:
1.St. Anthony's (457)
2.Kellenberg (367)
3.Chaminade (165.5)
4.St.John the Baptist (90)
5.Holy Trinity (46)


96-Freddy Dunau (St.Anthony's) major dec. Joey Russ (St.A) 13-2
103-Pat Skinner (Kellenberg) dec. James Gill (St. John's) 8-3
112-Chris Vono (Kell) dec. Andrew Foertsch (Kell) 4-2
119-Chris Federlin (Kell) pinned Andrew Pryor (St.A) 1:00
125-Jimmy Morris (St.A) major dec.Zach Indovino (Kell) 11-2
130-Tommy Penza (St.A) dec. Matt Mattouzzi (Kell) 12-9
135-Jamal Hudson (St.A) pinned James Corino (Kell) 5:25
140-James Sullivan (Kell) defeated Tom Scurti (St.A) default
145-Mike Gangarossa (St.A) dec. Joe Pidel (St.J) 1-0
152-Matt Szilagya (St.A) major dec.Jon Vrasidas (St.A) 11-3
160-Matt McDaniels (Kell) pinned Nick Fiore (Kell) 1:50
171-Dariyan Riley (St.A) and Mike Fodera (St.A) co-champions
189-Paul Alessandrini (St.A) major dec. Josh Broschardt (Kell) 14-1
215-Andrew Auriemma (St.A) major dec. James Walsh (Kell) 12-3
285-Jon Desir (St.A) pinned John Sikula (Chaminade) :58
St. Anthony's Jamel Hudson turns Kellenberg's Joe Crowley for a fall in the 135 lbs. NSCHSAA semifinal. Hudson went on to win the title as St. Anthony's crowned 10 champions.
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