Section 2 wrestling: Shenendehowa, Warrensburg advance to state dual meet tournament

Shenendehowa rallied past Columbia 47-34 to win the Division 1 title at the Section 2 Dual Meet Championships Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Shenendehowa High School.

The Plainsmen found themselves down by as many as 14 points in the championship match before taking six of the final seven bouts, including the last four in a row.

Colden Dorfman (170 pounds), Sebastian Underwood (220), David Ensminger (99) and Stevo Poulin (106) recorded pins for Shenendehowa. Jacob Slovak (126), Zach Strope (132), Jakob Edwards (160) and Ryan Duryea (195) pinned their opponents for Columbia.

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Shen advanced to the final with a 49-26 victory over Queensbury, while Columbia defeated Ballston Spa 40-28 in its semifinal match.

Division 1 championship match
Shenendehowa 47, Columbia 34
113 – Pablo Delarosa (Shen) tech fall Anthony Poggoli
120 – Aiden Scott (Clmb) maj dec Ayden Robles 12-4
126 – Jacob Slovak (Clmb) pin Maya Porter 2:38
132 – Zach Strope (Clmb) pin Andrew Smolovik 3:20
138 – Seamus Leavey (Shen) tech fall Sam Bergin
145 – Brock Delsignore (Shen) maj dec Michael Altomer 14-5
152 – TJ Scaccia (Clmb) won by forfeit
160 – Jakob Edwards (Clmb) pin Josh Penman :41
170 – Colden Dorfman (Shen) pin Angelo Cioffi 1:42
182 – Brandon Fahr (Shen) DQ over Adam Riley
195 – Ryan Duryea (Clmb) pin Harry Gould 3:43
220 – Sebastian Underwood (Shen) pin Nathan Delamater :50
285 – Ken Fobare (Shen) dec Nick Furnari 5-0
99 – David Ensminger (Shen) pin Maddie Hurd 1:11
106 – Stevo Poulin (Shen) pin Noah Smith 1:09

At the Division 2 Dual Meet Championships, top-seeded Warrensburg defended its home mat by defeating Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George 46-39 in the finals. The championship match ended with Warrensburg’s Zachary Carpenter (126 pounds) receiving an injury default victory over Quinton Fox to seal the victory.

The War Eagles won six straight bouts to take a 33-10 lead, but pins by Dylan Winchell (113 pounds) and Tanner McKenna (120) helped the Burghers take the lead and eventually the match.

Warrensburg defeated Whitehall/Fort Ann 48-27 in one of the semifinal matches, while Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George prevailed over Watervliet in the other semifinal.

Division 2 championship match
Warrensburg 47, Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George 39
132 – Zachary Shambo (W) pin Brandon Lamby :23
138 – Zack Davis (W) maj dec Mike Fuss 13-3
145 – Gary Spotswood (HL/LG) pin Michael Dougherty :59
152 – Logan Duers (HL/LG) pin Thomas Combs :16
160 – Justin Hoffman (HL/LG) pin Hunter Nemec 1:43
170 – Colby Hoolihan (HL/LG) dec Joseph Murdick 10-4
182 – Cody York (HL/LG) pin Tristen Hitchcock 1:12
195 – Cameron Duers (HL/LG) pin Ayden Rushia :39
220 – Nolan MacNeil (W) pin Neil Galvin 1:41
285 – Chris Wilson (W) won by forfeit
99 – Robert Ranous (W) won by forfeit
106 – Gavin McCabe (HL/LG) pin Landian Templeton 1:23
113 – Dylan Winchell (W) pin Carter McIntosh 1:14
120 – Tanner McKenna (W) pin Caleb Carpenter :26
126 – Zachary Carpenter (W) inj def Quinton Fox

Warrensburg and Shenendehowa will represent Section 2 at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Dual Meet Championships later this month in Syracuse.

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