2009 NEW YORK STATE TOURNAMENT
FINALS PHOTOS
DIVISION II
Former West Islip coach, Tony Mellino was inducted to the NYS Hall of Fame.
PHOTO COURTESY OF RAY NELSON
Albany State Capitol
Tyler Beckwith (Greene-4) tries to turn Vinny Gallo (Schalmont-2) on his way to winning the 171 pound weight class 7-0.
Kyle Dake (Lansing-4) controls Mike Nevinger   (Letchworth-5) en route to the 140 pound state crown with 2-1 decision.
Alex Ekstrom of Pal-Mac-5 (left) battles Ian Paddock of Warsaw-5 (right). Ekstrom won this 135 pound final 4-3.
Jacob Goddeau (right) of Peru-7 won 7-2 in the 96 pound final over Carlene Sluberski of Fredonia-6 (left).
Ken Altarac (LaSalle-2) controls JD Zitone (Port Jervis-9) in the 285 pound final which Altarac won 7-5.
Ernest James (Longwood-11) is in on Steven Butler Port Jervis-9) scoring a 4-0 win in the 215 final.
Austin Meys (Shenedehowa-2) uses his three-quarter nelson trying to turn Matt Loew (Wantagh-8). Meys won the 189 pound crown with a first period fall.
James Brundage (Ossining-1) takes down T.J. Neidhart (SWR-11) winning the 160 pound state title with a 17-10 decision.
Zach Clemente (LaSalle-2) controls Brian Herold (MacArthur-8) in his 8-7 victory in the 145 pound final.
Stephen Dutton (Rocky Point-11) is in deep on Andrew Lenzi (Fordham Prep-C) en route to a 10-1 decision in the 135 pound final.
Vinny Digravio (Wayne-5) decisioned Joe Grippi (Fox Lane-1) 8-5 in the 130 pound final.
Steven Keith (SWR-11) holds off Justis Flamio (Mahopac-1) winning the 119 pound state crown 6-4 in overtime.
Brian Realbuto (Somers-1) scored this late takedown on Damon McQueen (Huntington-11) to win the 103 pound state title 9-8.
Mike Soria (Kings Park-11) holds down Corey Rasheed (Longwood-11) winning the 96 pound crown 7-0.
Nick Arujau (Syosset-8) controls Jamie Franco (Monroe-Woodbury-9) in the 125 pound final which Arujau won 4-0.
Section Eleven's Andy Rodriguez of Central Islip tries to turn John Glenn's Nick Terdick also of Section Eleven. Rodriguez won this 140 pound county final rematch 3-2 as Suffolk won the Sectional title.
John Greisheimer  (Wantagh-8) holds onto  Josh Veltre (59-1) of Greece-Olympia-5 in the 152 pound final. Greisheimer  posted a close 4-3 victory and claimed his second  title.
St. Anthony's-C Grant Greene is in on a double and lifts Steven Rodrigues of Fox Lane-1 en route to an 11-7 decision to capture the 112 pound state title.
QUARTERFINALS PHOTOS CLICK HERE
SEMIFINALS PHOTOS CLICK HERE