Category: Wrestling

Suburban Council wrestling: Shaker edges Niskayuna in dual meet

One week after defeating Saratoga Springs, Shaker edged Niskayuna 38-35 in a Suburban Council wrestling match Wednesday, Jan. 16.

Jashon Homes’ pin against Brody Johnson at 106 pounds and Michael Santore’s 15-2 victory over Matthew Whelan at 113 pounds gave the Blue Bison a 38-32 lead. Jack Schiavo closed out the match with a 5-4 victory over Austin Sill at 120 pounds for Niskayuna, but it wasn’t enough.

Ghassan Chehade (182 pounds) and Ryan Stein (195) also recorded pins for Shaker. Ben Catrambone (126), Willie Thacker (138) and Peter Meshkov (160) pinned their opponents for Niskayuna. Continue reading “Suburban Council wrestling: Shaker edges Niskayuna in dual meet”

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. Continue reading “Section 2 wrestling: Shenendehowa, Warrensburg advance to state dual meet tournament”

Section 2 wrestling: Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George prevails at Joe McCabe Invitational

Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George held on to win the team title at the Joe McCabe Invitational wrestling tournament Saturday, Jan. 12, at Maple Hill High School in Schodack.

The War Eagles finished with 219.5 points, 11 points ahead of runner-up Watervliet and 22 points ahead of third-place Columbia.

Coxsackie-Athens placed sixth in the team standings, but had the most individual champions with three. Logan Campbell pinned Columbia’s Michael Yelle midway through the first period to claim the 113-pound division title, while Marc Martinez earned a first-period fall over Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George’s William Mitcham for the 285-pound championship. Devon Shader edged Whitehall-Fort Ann’s Brendan Covey 5-4 for the 195-pound division title.

Several schools had two individual champions, including Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George, Watervliet, Columbia and Maple Hill. Continue reading “Section 2 wrestling: Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George prevails at Joe McCabe Invitational”

Patroon Conference wrestling: Six Coxsackie-Athens wrestlers register pins in victory over Catskill

Six Coxsackie-Athens wrestlers earned pins to lead the Indians to a 66-22 victory over Catskill Thursday, Jan. 10, in a Patroon Conference match.

Schuyler Caringi (126 pounds), Devon Shader (195) and Marc Martinez (285) recorded first period falls for the Indians. Jacob Warren (160) pinned his opponent late in the second period, while Colin Riley (152) and Colby Lord (182) secured their pins early in the third period of their bouts.

Dan Smith (99 pounds), Jessie Davies (145) and Richie Forbes (170) won by falls for Catskill. Continue reading “Patroon Conference wrestling: Six Coxsackie-Athens wrestlers register pins in victory over Catskill”

Suburban Council wrestling: Shaker surges past Saratoga Springs

Three consecutive pins by middleweights Tyler Stanton, Bassir Rezek and Ghassan Chehade helped Shaker defeat Saratoga Springs 42-35 Wednesday, Jan. 9, in a Suburban Council wrestling match.

Stanton (152 pounds) pinned Jake DeLuca with seven seconds left in the second period to get the streak going for the Blue Bison. Rezek (160) pinned David Wilk midway through the second period of their bout, and Chehade (170) followed suit with a second-period pin over Spencer Cornell.

Doug Cooper (220 pounds) and Kyle Griskowitz (99) scored pins to help Saratoga build an 18-0 lead before Jashon Holmes (106) and Michael Santore (113) recorded falls to get Shaker back in the match. Continue reading “Suburban Council wrestling: Shaker surges past Saratoga Springs”

Teams are set for Section 2 Dual Meet Wrestling Championships

The field is set for the Section 2 Dual Meet Wrestling Championships Tuesday, Jan. 15.

In Division 1, Shenendehowa received the No. 1 seed and the right to host the tournament. The Plainsmen will face No. 4 Queensbury, while No. 2 Columbia combats No. 3 Ballston Spa.

The Division 2 tournament takes place at Warrensburg, where the top-seeded Burghers wrestle No. 4 Whitehall/Fort Ann and No. 2 Watervliet takes on No. 3 Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George.

The winners from the Division 1 and Division 2 tournaments advance to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Dual Meet Championships Saturday, Jan. 26, at SRC Arena in Syracuse. Continue reading “Teams are set for Section 2 Dual Meet Wrestling Championships”

Patroon Conference wrestling: Coxsackie-Athens returns from break with win on Military Appreciation Night

Following an eighth-place finish at the Teike-Bernabi Tournament outside of Rochester last week, the Coxsackie-Athens wrestling team returned to Patroon Conference action with a 69-17 victory over Greenville on Military Appreciation Night Thursday, Jan. 3.

Logan Campbell (113 pounds), Tommy Notabartolo (120), Schuyler Caringi (126), Colin Riley (152) and Dakota Anatriello (195) all pinned their opponents to lead Coxsackie-Athens. Kieran Cullen (99) won by fall, and Aiden Cullen (132) earned a technical fall for Greenville. Continue reading “Patroon Conference wrestling: Coxsackie-Athens returns from break with win on Military Appreciation Night”

Section 2 holiday wrestling tournament recap: Queensbury wins its own tourney, while Granville places second in Vermont

Three wrestlers won their weight classes to lead Queensbury to a first-place finish at its own holiday tournament Friday, Dec. 28.

Ryan Sleezer (113 pounds), Trevor Robbins (126) and Luke Little (145) earned individual titles for the Spartans, who cruised to the team championship with 218.5 points. Ryan defeated his identical twin brother, Dylan, 7-5 in the finals, while Robbins posted the same score in defeating Vincent Santilli of South Glens Falls. Little pinned Corinth’s Sam Tromblee 48 seconds into the second period of their championship bout.

Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George also had three individual champions, as heavyweights Cody York (182 pounds, Cameron Duers (195) and William Mitcham (285) won in the finals. York needed 14 seconds to pin Corinth’s Ray Procter, while Duers scored a late pin to defeat Queensbury’s Seth Guay. Mitcham edged New Hartford’s Austin Bullock 2-0 to win his championship match. Continue reading “Section 2 holiday wrestling tournament recap: Queensbury wins its own tourney, while Granville places second in Vermont”

Devon Shader and Dakota Anatriello bring home the hardware at Teike-Bernabe Wrestling Tournament

By CONNOR WOOD

The Coxsackie-Athens wrestling team traveled to Spencerport, NY, for the two-day Teike-Bernabi Tournament – one of the toughest wrestling events in New York State. The other teams in the tournament were all from Section 5 and much bigger than Coxsackie.

“Small schools competing with large schools is the nature of the sport,” said Coxsackie-Athens head coach Ryan Palmer. Continue reading “Devon Shader and Dakota Anatriello bring home the hardware at Teike-Bernabe Wrestling Tournament”

Patroon Conference wrestling: Coxsackie-Athens cruises past Cairo-Durham

Coxsackie-Athens closed out the December portion of its dual meet schedule with a 72-15 victory over Cairo-Durham Thursday, Dec. 20, in a Patroon Conference wrestling match.

Six wrestlers earned pins for Coxsackie-Athens – Tommy Nato (126 pounds), Noah Bartels (138), Colin Riley (152), Jake Warren (160), Dakota Antriello (220) and Marc Martinez (285). Four of the Indians’ six pins happened in the first period.

Richie Savoia (145 pounds) won by fall for Cairo-Durham. Continue reading “Patroon Conference wrestling: Coxsackie-Athens cruises past Cairo-Durham”