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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”


New coach, new starters for Bethlehem football team in 2018


Head coach: John Carlino

Last year’s record: 5-4

Playoff result: lost to Saratoga Springs in Class AA quarterfinal

Returning starters: Patrick Ryan (wide receiver/defensive back), Chris Ramundo (offensive line/defensive line), Alex Shudt (running back/outside linebacker), Ryan Cartwright (wide receiver/defensive back)

Graduated: David Montalvo (quarterback), Chris Harvey (wide receiver/defensive back), Ethan Sheraw (running back/outside linebacker)

Newcomers: Paul Kelly (offensive line/defensive line), Derek Martelle (quarterback/defensive back), Nick Gicewicz (running back/defensive end)

Outlook for season: Carlino said what the Eagles lack in size, they will make up for in athleticism.

“If we can stay healthy, we’ll be able to compete with any Class AA team,” said Carlino, who is taking over for Rick Leach this season. “We plan on putting all our athletes on the field on offense and defense to counter-balance teams that bring more size than us.”

Carlino said he has been emphasizing conditioning and special teams play this preseason to prepare Bethlehem to battle for one of the four Class AA playoff berths.

“We feel that will be the difference in a few close ball games where every Friday matters,” said Carlino.