SUFFOLK COUNTY DIVISION II WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
   Mattituck tallied 233.5 points to dethrone three-time county team champion Bayport-Blue Point (203) in the Division II Suffolk Championships at Center Moriches HS. Mattituck was led by a pair defending county champions, Tomasz Filipowski (34-2, 124 career wins) who pinned his way through the 170-pound bracket earned his third county title and Christopher Baglivi (31-1) posted a solid 11-0 major decision in the 195-pound final. The Tuckers other winner was Bobby Becker at 138. Four-time county titlist Ryan Hake (33-3) blanked his opponent with a solid 10-0 major decision in the semifinals and had a first period pin to capture the 145-pound class. His teammate Justin Underwood (25-8), a returning county champion, dropped a close 2-0 verdict to Stony Brook's Austin Hulse at 132 pounds. Hunter Hulse (28-3), another returning county winner, edged Brian Pelan (Mattituck) for the 126-pound crown.
    
      Four-time champion
Michael Menzer (34-5) of Center Moriches registered three first period pins and a decision en route to the 113-pound gold medal. The other defending county winner, Brian Loskamp (29-1) of Babylon pinned three opponents and coasted to the 182-pound gold medal.   

Mat Notes...
   Only three wrestlers have won four Division II county titles:
Mike Castellano (John Glenn) and the aforementioned Mike Menzer and Ryan Hake. Menzer earned the Most Pins Award and Hake was voted the outstanding wrestler in the tournament, he also earned his 150th career victory in the championship finals. Ryan's father, Tommy, won the Suffolk OSW Award in 1978 and is the only two-time state placewinner in Sayville history.
                                      
          
                  CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS
                                     

99- Matteo DeVinceno (PortJeff) maj. dec. Brett Frole (Babylon) 9-1
10
6- Dom Manzella (Babylon) dec. Ayan Mandal (StonyBrook) 5-2
11
3- Michael Menzer (CenterMoriches) dec. James Hoeg (Mattituck) 5-3
12
0- Peter Schneider (SmithChristian) dec. Joe Palma (Bayport) 5-2
126
- Hunter Hulse (StBrook) dec. Brian Pelan (Matt) 3-2
13
2- Austin Hulse (StBrook) dec. Justin Underwood (Bayport) 2-0
138
- Bobby Becker (Matt) dec. Tyler D'Accordo (PortJeff) 4-2
14
5- Ryan Hake (Bayport) pinned Johnathan Song (Bab) 1:16
15
2- Matt Migliore (SmithChristian) dec. Paul Cavanagh (PortJeff) 7-0
160
- Ryan Woodward (PortJeff) pinned Nick Tyson (CentMor) 3:15
170
- Tomasz Filipowski (Matt) pinned Sal Loverde (Matt) 2:34
18
2- Brian Loskamp (Bab) pinned Cody Nolan (HamptonBays) 2:16
19
5- Christopher Baglivi (Matt) maj. dec. William Hamilton (CentMor) 11-0
220
- Ryan Lewis (CentMor) def.  Rafal Rokosz (Southampton) inj.def.
285-
Peter Strassfeld (South) pined Kevin Giron (HamptonBays) 5:12

OSW Award: Ryan Hake (Bayport-Blue Point) - 145 pounds
Most Pins: Michael Menzer (Center Moriches) - 113 pounds- 3 in 2:59

Team Scores:
1. Mattituck (233.5)
2. Bayport-Blue Point (203)
3. Babylon (166)
4. Center Moriches (129)
5. Port Jefferson (125.5)
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MATTITUCK WINS
SUFFOLK DIVISION II TITLE
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