SUFFOLK COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Islip crowned three champions en route to their second county title, as they outscored runner-up, East Islip, 158 points to 133, and Brentwood finished third with 115.5. Winning titles for the Bucs were defending state champion,Tyler Mashkow (37-0, 151-16) at 125 , Paul Vaeth (35-1, 161-20) at 140 and Christian Wintons (21-0) at 275 pounds. East Islip emerged with one champion Ian MacIneirghe (31-0) at 215. Reigning state king Corey Jantzen (30-0, 162-7) dominated all four opponents and cruised to the 135-pound crown. In the final he clamped East Islip's Mike Perri, with a tight overhead cradle at the 2:47 mark. Suffolk's other returning champion, Chris Gandolfi (102-25) of Northport, edged previously unbeaten Cameron Gee (24-1, 120-49), 3-2, for the 171-pound title. Walt Whitman's Jim Kaden (33-0) was voted the tournament's outstanding wrestler as he won the tough 152-pound class and defeated state runner-up Lance Wade, 5-2, in the semi-finals. In one of most exciting bouts in the finals, West Babylon's John Reyes (36-1, 100-28) scored with a snap/spin takedown for an 11-9 overtime victory over Stephan Riley (34-4). Riley had tossed Reyes to his back with a lateral drop for five points with 16 seconds remaining to knot the score at 9-9. Freshman Stephen Dutton (37-1) of Hauppauge had two falls, one tech fall and a major decsion to claim 119-pound title.
In Division II, John Glenn dominated the competition as they tallied 376 points for the team championship and garnered seven titles, including the fourth county crown by Mike Castellano (34-2, 97-18) at 125 pounds, he was also voted the OSW Award in the tournament.
DIVISION I FINAL RESULTS
96- Keith (SWR) dec. Vasquez (Hunt), 2-1.
103- Escobar (RPoint) dec. Donatelli (Bayport), 3-1.
112- Reyes (WBab) dec. Riley (Hunt), 11-9 ot.
119- Dutton (Haup) tech fall Rodriguez (Sayville), 15-0, 4:13.
125- Mashkow (Islip) dec. Pitre (Say) 10-2.
130- Rob Troy (WWhit) dec. Nelson (SachN), 7-5 ot.
135- Jantzen (SWR) pinned Perri (EI), 2:47.
140- Vaeth (Islip) dec. Fennell (Commack), 9-4.
145- Bennett (DeerPark) dec.Hruby (Bellport), 8-4.
152- Kaden (WWhit) dec. Locke (WmFloyd), 6-0.
160- Guerrier (HillsE) dec. Ferber (SachemE), 7-4.
171- Gandolfi (Npt) dec. Gee (EI), 3-2.
189- Kobus (WHamp) dec. Washington (EI), 7-6.
215- MacIneirghe (EI) dec. Korpi (MPlace), 4-3.
275- Wintons (Islip) dec.Matos (Brentwood), 5-4.
OSW AWARD- Jim Kaden (Walt Whitman, 152 )
MOST PINS- Conor Pryor (Ward Melville, 189)
Defending champions, Ricardo Gomez (112) of and Lance Wade (152) both finished third in their respective weight class. Gomez defeated returning champion Jake Benedetto, 11-5, and Wade decisioned Bill Swezey, 8-4., in the consolation finals.Both are strong candidates for the newly-formed wild card entrant system for the 2007 state meet. Tyler Mashkow won his third county title and Corey Jantzen claimed his fourth county championship.
1. Islip...................158 points
2. East Islip............133
4. Walt Whitman.....95
7. Rocky Point.......88
DIVISION II FINAL RESULTS
96-K.Meinsen(JG) tf. Lucks(PJ) 15-0
103-N.Meinsen(JG) d. Berlingieri(JG) 5-2
112-Fusaro(JG) d. Gannon(JG) 9-2
119-Sinisgalli(JG) d. Terdick(JG) 9-7
125-Castellano(JG) d. Leone(CM) 12-4
130-Troisi(Matt) p. Gettling(S) 3:19
135-Connell(Matt) p. Keegan(PJ) 4:51
140-Compere(JG) d. Koch(Matt) 4-2
145-Fodera(JG) d. Himmelstein(CM) 4-1
152-Tyson(CM) d. Gallagher(PJ) 8-0
160-Heaney(Matt) d. Loyd(HB) 4-3 OT
171-Griffo(Bab) d. Ivory(JG) 3-2
189-Hoshlya(HB) d. Waggoner(Matt) 9-4
215-Kline(Matt) p. Anglickas(SH) 5:17
275-Melow(Bab) p. Pileski(Matt) 5:38
MOW- Mike Castellano (John Glenn)
COC- Jeff Compere (John Glenn)
PINS- Ryan Connell (Mattituck)
1. John Glenn...........372.5
3. Port Jefferson.......132.5
5. Center Moriches....100
|ISLIP WINS SUFFOLK COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS|
|Suffolk County Division I Champions|
|Suffolk County Division II Champions|
|Three-time Suffolk County champion, Tyler Mashkow of Islip takes down Travis Pitre of Sayville. Mashkow won the 125- pound final and Islip won the tournament.|
|Hauppauge's Stephen Dutton drives Sayville's Andy Rodriguez to the mat. Dutton won the 119- pound final with a 15-0 technical fall.|
|Division I MOW:
|Division II MOW:
|Babylon's Matt Griffo works to control John Glenn's Lonzell Ivory in the 171 pound Division II final. Griffo won the bout 3-2 as John Glenn swept the team honors, Babylon finished fourth.|