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2019-20 Wrestler of the Week

Wrestler of the Week: Each full week of the season that competition takes place we will attempt to name a Wrestler of the Week.  You can send your nominations with detailed reasons for your nomination to WOW@longislandwrestling.org.

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The LIWA Wrestler of the Week, for the week ending January 19th, 2020, is 160lb junior, Gaven Bell of Cold Spring Harbor.

Fresh off of a 3rd place finish at the Eastern States Classic, the returning NYS D2 4th place finisher, remained on fire, going 4-0 on the week, including a pin over 2019 Nassau D2 bronze medalist, Roarke Creedon/Locust Valley, a 5-3 decision over 2019 Nassau D1 4th/currently ranked 2nd, Jack McCusker/Manhasset and a 7-2 decision over 2x Suffolk D1 3rd/currently top-ranked Jack Spahn/Islip

Congratulations Gaven !



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Lead Stories


January 23, 2020
Section 8 D1 Dual Meet Championship Bracket Updated 1/23 10:15pm
Section 11 D1 Dual Meet Championship Bracket Updated 1/22 11:06pm
Section 11 D2 Dual Meet Championship Bracket Updated 1/22 11:06pm

January 22, 2020
CHSAA Duals Information

January 21, 2020
St. Patricks Day Youth Wrestling Festival at Walt Whitman HS March 14, 2020
'That's why I came here': How the relationships Penn State wrestling's Shakur Rasheed has built have solidified his goals
Section 8 D1 and D2 Dual Meet Championship Information
Section 8 D1 Dual Meet Championship Bracket
Section 8 D2 Dual Meet Championship Bracket

January 20, 2020
NYWAY Long Island Regional Qualifier at Hofstra David S. Mack Arena February 22, 2020
NYWAY State Championships at TBA March 14-15, 2020
Section 11 D1 and D2 Dual Meet Championship Information
Section 11 D1 Dual Meet Championship Bracket
Section 11 D2 Dual Meet Championship Bracket
Pre-Purchase tickets online for the Section11 D1 & D2 Dual Meet Championships

January 19, 2020
Section 8 D1 Individual Ranking as of 1-19-20
Section 8 D2 Individual Ranking as of 1-19-20
Section 11 D2 Individual Ranking as of 1-21-20

January 18, 2020
Hofstra Falls To No. 5 North Carolina State

January 16, 2020
Section 11 D1 Individual Ranking as of 1-16-20
Hofstra Hosts No. 5 North Carolina State Saturday
If anyone needs a last chance type event where you have guys with points left, or need another weigh-in, or another day of competition, Locust Valley will host a round robin tournament for those wrestlers on Saturday February 1, 2020
USMMA Mariners Cruise Past Hunter College In Home Dual, 38-9

January 15, 2020
Section XI Combined Team Ranking as of 1-15-20

January 14, 2020
This Sunday's War Zone Tournament has been moved from Island Trees to The Soccer House, 525 Eagle Ave, West Hempstead, NY
Section 8 D2 Individual Ranking as of 1-14-20

January 13, 2020
Manhasset will wrestle Cold Spring Harbor in the First Annual Takedown ALS Match this Thursday. The match will begin at 7 PM at Manhasset and all proceeds will go to the ALS foundation.

January 12, 2020
Hofstra Dumps Binghamton In EIWA Opener

January 10, 2020
LIU Wrestling's Malico and Shafran Earn Wins as Wrestling Battles The Citadel on Saturday
Hofstra Dominates The Citadel To Snap Four-Match Losing Streak
Nassau Community College Wins NJCAA Duals With a 23-15 Non Scholarship Final Over Rochester C&TC

January 9, 2020
Hofstra Welcomes The Citadel and Binghamton This Weekend
Statewide Individual CHSAA Ranking as of 1-9-20
Statewide CHSAA Team Ranking as of 1-9-20

January 8, 2020
Section XI Combined Team Ranking as of 1-7-20

January 7, 2020
14th Annual Richie Anderson Memorial Youth/Middle School tournament at Shoreham-Wading River HS
Section 8 D1 Individual Ranking as of 1-7-20

January 6, 2020
Comsewogue , needs any team or any “B” team to enter the Warrior Duals. No entry fee , it’s this Saturday January 11, 2020.
Grand Slam at East Meadow 8U Brackets - December 29, 2019
Grand Slam at East Meadow 10U Brackets - December 29, 2019
Grand Slam at East Meadow 12U Brackets - December 29, 2019
Grand Slam at East Meadow 14U Brackets - December 29, 2019
McClure Places at 184 to Lead LIU at David H. Lehman Open
Section 11 D1 Individual Ranking as of 1-6-20

January 5, 2020
Islip had a team drop from the Kris McDonald Islip Cup this weekend, January 11, 2020, and has an opening

January 3, 2020
LIU Wrestling Opens Weekend Slate at Bloomsburg
Hofstra Hosts Bloomsburg Sunday To Kick Off The New Year

January 2, 2020
Comsewogue needs any team or any “B” team to enter the Warrior Duals. No entry fee , it’s on Jan 11th.
LIU Wrestling Opens 2020 Calendar Year at Bloomsburg, David H. Lehman Open
3rd Annual Harlem Jets Wrestling Tournament

January 1, 2020
Wrestling Takes Down Drugs Event to Take Place at Massapequa/Freeport match of January 15, 2020.  Click here for more info.

December 30, 2019
Lindenhurst Youth Tournament, Extended online registration's though this Friday Night
South Huntington Wrestling Throws Party For Angela's House Kids

December 29, 2019
WOW named
Many Results Added and Missing Duals Filled In

December 27, 2019
Statewide Individual CHSAA Ranking as of 12-26-19
Statewide CHSAA Team Ranking as of 12-26-19
King of the East Youth Championships January 26th Just Updated the Flyer
Stony Brook is looking for a home dual vs. a Varsity "B" team on either January 14th, 15th, 16th or 17th.

December 24, 2019
Section 8 D1 Individual Ranking as of 12-21-19
Hofstra Drops Three Matches At The West Virginia Quad

December 22, 2019
Grand Slam at Wantagh 8U Brackets - December 22, 2019
Grand Slam at Wantagh 10U Brackets - December 22, 2019
Grand Slam at Wantagh 12U Brackets - December 22, 2019
Grand Slam at Wantagh 14U Brackets - December 22, 2019
Wrestling Drops Matches To Nationally-Ranked Wabash And Johnson & Wales At Jersey City Duals

December 20, 2019
Section 11 D1 Individual Ranking as of 12-19-19
Section 11 D2 Individual Ranking as of 12-19-19
LIU Takes on Bucknell in Home-Opener
Hofstra Heads To The West Virginia Mountaineer Quad Sunday

December 18, 2019
Section XI Combined Team Ranking as of 12-17-19

December 17, 2019
Westhampton Beach is looking for a home dual the last week of January

December 13, 2019
Holiday Break Mini Camp presented by Barn Brothers and LAW Wrestling Academy December 26-28, 2019

December 12, 2019
Mahopac Youth Wrestling Tournament January 26, 2020
Results Updated

December 11, 2019
• Due to a very last minute cancellation, there is one opening for a team in Saturday's Kings Park Dual meet tournament. Please contact Paul Turano at paulturano5@gmail.com.

December 10, 2019
Section 8 D1 Individual Ranking as of 12-09-19

December 9, 2019
Zach Redding (Eastpoirt-South Manor recorded his 200th career win at the North Babylon tournament this past Saturday.
Results Updated
Stony Brook Westling Team kicks off its season at the Bob Quade Open held at Centenary University

December 8, 2019
Glantzman Wins 184-Pound Championship To Lead USMMA Mariners At New Standard Corp. Invite
Results Updated

December 7, 2019
Hofstra Gets Eliminated On Day One In Las Vegas

December 6, 2019
13th Annual Lindenhurst Youth Wrestling Tournament, Bantam Intermediate Novice Schoolboy/girl - Flyer Added
Section 11 D1 Individual Ranking as of 12-6-19
Ryan's Huge Day Leads LIU Wrestling to First Victory Over Div. I Opponent at Patriot Duals

December 5, 2019
Due to a late cancellation Kellenberg Memorial has an opening for a non league dual meet Varsity & JV
Hofstra Heads To Prestigious Cliff Keen-Las Vegas Invitational This Weekend
LIU Wrestling Travels to Virginia for Patriot Duals

December 4, 2019
East Islip Kid Tournament K-6th January 5, 2020
Results Updated

November 26, 2019
USMMA's Glantzman Ranks First Nationally At 184, Mariners Tied For 15th; Centennial Coaches Poll & Full Schedule Also Online
Six USMMA Wrestlers Earn All-New York State Honors, Including Cruz And Keil Who Place Third
USMMA's Cruz Named Centennial Wrestling Athlete Of The Week
Hofstra Doubles Up Air Force In Home Opener
LIU Sharks Places Seven at Cornell Open
Brewster Round Robin Youth Wrestling Tournament December 28, 2019

November 25, 2019
11th Annual "Ice Breaker Youth Open" rescheduled from this coming Sunday until February 9, 2020

November 20, 2019
FREE Nassau County All Girls Wrestling Clinic at Nassau CC K-12th - Mon & Thur December 2, 2019-February 27, 2020
Middle Country School District needs to fill the following coaching postion: Middle School Coach

November 18, 2019
Stamm Places Second To Lead Hofstra At The Black Knight Invitational

November 17, 2019
Due to a team cancellation, Comsewogue is looking for 1 team for its Annual WARRIOR DUALS TOURNAMENT on January 11, 2020

November 15, 2019
Garden City is looking to fill 1 spot in the Garden City Duals on Saturday December 14, 2019
Section XI Combined Team Ranking as of 11-14-19
Flyers added for The Grand Slam of Long Island Wrestling on Dec 8-Long Beach, Dec 22-Wantagh, Dec 29-East Meadow, Jan 12-Massapequa

November 12, 2019
Section 8 D1 Pre-Season Individual Ranking as of 11-12-19
Section 11 D1 Pre-Season Individual Ranking as of 11-12-19
Reece Heller Leads Hofstra At The Journeymen Classic
LIU Wrestling Competes at Northeast Duals, Journeymen Classic

November 7, 2019
Wantagh HS has a last minute opening in its upcoming Annual David Bloom Memorial Duals on Saturday December 21, 2019

November 6, 2019
East Hampton HS has openings for 3 teams in their Sprig Gardner Individual Tournament on December 7, 2019
Hughes World Class Camp at SWR - July 13-15, 2020

November 4, 2019
Stamm and Knighton-Ward Lead Hofstra At The Princeton Open

November 3, 2019
LIU Wrestling Picks up First Victory at Rutgers Quad Match
Hofstra Kicks Off The New Season At The Princeton Open Sunday

November 1, 2019
King of the East Youth Wrestling Championships
Vougars Honors Wrestling Winter Clinic for Grades 3-12 in Suffolk County at Sachem East HS - November 14-February 13, 2020

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The New Ken Cellan/Tom Riccio Memorial Award

The Suffolk Wrestling Officials Association is renaming the annual awards they we give.  They will now be known as the Ken Cellan/Tom Riccio Memorial Award. We set up a gofundme page to seek contributions.The link to the GoFundMe page is below. Plkease help the SWOA build this fund up to honor these two gentlemen who are no longer with us and who gave so much over the years..

GoFundme: https://www.gofundme.com/f/ken-cellantom-riccio-memorial-wrestling-award?utm_medium=email&utm_source=product&utm_campaign=p_email%2B7002-thank-you-instructions-v5  



Milestones

• St. John the Baptist HS senior Stephen Crisci recorded his 100 varsity win at the SJB Cougar Pride Tournament on January 18, 2020.

• Glen Cove senior Isaiah Jackson recorded his 100th career varsity win at Plainedge on January 15, 2020.

• Senior CJ Riccobono from Sewanhaka East won his 100th match at the Baldwin Tournament on Saturday January 11, 2020.

• Farmingdale senior, Matthew Cestare, recorded his 100th career win at the Eastern States on January 11, 2020.

• MacArthur senior, Thomas Szilagyi, recorded his 100th career win at the Eastern States on January 11, 2020.

• Mephan senior, Matt Hegi, notched his 100th career win last night, January 8, 2020, versus Calhoun.

• St. John the Baptist HS senior Izac Garcia recorded his 100 varsity win at the Herricks Holiday Tournament on January 4, 2020.

• Westhampton Beach Junior Jackson Hulse got his 100th career victory on Saturday January 4th at the Cory Hubbard duals.

• Patchogue-Medford Junior Danny Horton got his 100th career victory on Saturday January 4th at the Cory Hubbard duals.

• Farmingdale Senior Nicholas Franco recorded his 100th career win at the Ted Peterson Tournament on January 4th.

• Northport senior Jack Marlow notched his 100th career victory on Saturday night, January 4, 2020 at the Battle for the Belt Tournament at Syosset. Marlow edged William Floyd senior Cosmo Stoia in the 138 lb. weight class finals, 2-0.

• Mt. Sinai senior Joseph Goodrich got his 100th win on Saturday January 4, 2020 at the Rocky Gilmore tournament hosted by East Islip.

• Hauppauge junior Andrew Maiorini got his 100th win on Friday January 3, 2020 against Cold Spring Harbor.

• Seaford senior Tom Lynch earned his 100th career varsity victory on Friday, January 3, 2020 in a dual meet against Locust Valley.

• Smithtown East's Connor Malley got his 100th win at the Raider Invitational on December 28, 2019.

• Shoreham-Wading River Coach Joe Condon earned his 200th career victory on Friday, December 27, 2019 when the Wildcats defeated current #1 NY state D2 ranked Central Valley Academy by a score of 41-35.
  

Peter Magliocco from Northport got his 100th win at the Northport Holiday Duals on December 27, 2019.

Kyle Klein Jr. of Miller Place broke the school record that was previously held by Carl Korpi (2008) by getting his 127th win on December 21, 2019.

Josh Leidig of Bellport recorded his 100th win at home during the Rick Herrmann Memorial Tournament on December 21, 2019.

Alex Constantis of Miller Place got his 100th win on December 21, 2019.

Thomas DiResta of Kings Park got his 100th victory on December 18, 2019 against Islip

Coach Chris Messina of Hauppauge HS (Class of 1972) getting his 500th dual match victory on Wednesday, December 18, 2019
  

• Cold Spring Harbor wrestler, senior, Kolton Gagnon pinned his opponent in the 1st round of the Battle at the Harbor to notch his 100th career varsity match on Saturday, December 21, 2019 vs. North Shore.

• Seaford Junior Jake Murphy won his 100th career varsity match on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 vs. Island Trees.

Jared Weinhaus of Sachem East got his 100th win tonight Wednesday, December 18, 2019 vs. William Floyd.

Zach Redding, Eastpoirt-South Manor, recorded his 200th career win at the North Babylon tournament on Saturday December 7, 2019.

Dan Gibson, junior from Port Washington, got his 100th win at the Hank Paris tournament on December 7, 2019.




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College Wrestling Home Schedule

Jan 26, 2020 Hofstra vs LIU 2:00pm Mack Arena
 
Jan 31, 2020 Hofstra vs Davidson 4:30pm PEB
  LIU vs Columbia 5:00pm Pratt RC
 
Feb 1, 2020 Hofstra vs Franklin and Marshall 4:30pm PEB
  Hofstra vs Columbia 6:00pm PEB
 
Feb 12, 2020 USMMA vs Coast Guard 6:00pm Liebertz Gymnasium
 
Feb 15, 2020 NJCAA Regional at Nassau CC 12:00Noon NCC Gym
 
Feb 16, 2020 LIU vs Brown 11:00am Pratt RC
  Hofstra vs Havard 11:00am Mack Arena
  LIU vs Harvard 1:30pm Pratt RC
  Hofstra vs Brown 1:30pm Mack Arena
 
Feb 22, 2020 LIU vs Sacred Heart 11:00am Pratt RC
  Hofstra vs Sacred Heart 1:00pm Mack Arena

Hofstra Full Schedule
LIU Full Schedule
Kings Point Full Schedule
Nassau CC Full Schedule

Directions

Updated Oct 21, 2008


 

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Looking to collect any old Section 8 County Wrestling Tournament filled in brackets. If you have been looking to clean out your attic or garage and don't know what to do with your old programs here is the answer. Mail them to Steve Meehan 117 Dale Dr, Oakdale NY 11769 or drop them off @ 117 Dale Dr, Oakdale NY 11769 or give me a call and I'll come pick them up if you have more than a few.



Mission Statement

The Long Island Wrestling Association is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering, promoting and encouraging the sport of amateur wrestling on Long Island as a means of building character, physical health and well-being, sportsmanship, self-confidence, self-esteem, and positive attitudes about dedication, persistence, intensity and hard work among the younger generation in order to fit them more adequately for their future role in society.

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The Purposes of the Long Island Wrestling Association, Inc.:

To assist young people to compete in the sport of amateur wrestling by sponsoring tournaments and competitions for wrestlers and clinics for wrestlers and coaches.

To assist and facilitate the creation, development and enhancement of youth wrestling programs.

To assist and facilitate the dissemination of information about wrestling events and activities to wrestlers, coaches, parents and fans.

To assist and facilitate the creation of a travel club to allow wrestlers to attend wrestling camps, clinics, competitions and tournaments in other geographic areas.

To assist wrestlers in obtaining USA Wrestling membership cards to allow them to participate in USA Wrestling sponsored events.

To assist and facilitate the creation and development of work programs, summer and part-time internships with various Long Island and New York City corporate sponsors.

To assist and facilitate the creation and development of a foreign student/wrestler exchange program.

To encourage parents and fans to volunteer their time to assist in the development of youth wrestling programs.

To assist and facilitate the dissemination of information to the general public about the sport of wrestling.

To enhance and support media coverage of wrestling events.

To assist Long Island wrestlers in attending the Olympic training camp and in competing on a national and international level.

To offer membership to the general public in the Long Island Wrestling Association, Inc. and to collect membership dues and other contributions from such membership.

To solicit and collect contributions from individuals, groups, business and social organizations, corporations, foundations and governmental entities in order to finance the activities of the corporation.

HS Alumni Days/Nights

Friday January 31 Holy Trinity Alumni & Sr Match - St. John the Baptist vs Holy Trinity at 7:00pm.
Friday January 31 Deer Park Alumni Match - Deer Park vs Amityville at 7:00pm
Friday January 31 Alumni Night for Smithtown East and West on Friday January 31.  The match will be held at Smithtown East starting at 6:30. Alumni please arrive by 6:15.

HS Schedule

When you see a ? in the list of teams, it means the coach has been asked who is in their tournament and hasn't responded.
Events will remain listed here until individual tournament results are sent to me or dual results are entered in Trackwrestling and sent.

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2019-20

1/23 (Thursday)
5:00pm Section VIII D1 DMC Prelims at Higher Seed
7:00pm Section VIII D1 DMC Rd16 at Higher Seed
4:30pm Hampton Bays at Ward Melville
4:30pm Tri-Meet at Stony Brook
  (Centereach, Southampton, Stony Brook)
6:00pm Bayport-Blue Point at Kings Park
4:30pm St. Anthony's vs St. John the Baptist at Holy Trinity
            St. Anthony's at Holy Trinity

1/24 (Friday)
3:30pm East Hampton at Copiague (Copiague MS)
4:00pm Comsewogue at Bayport-Blue Point
5:00pm Holy Trinity at Babylon
6:00pm Hills West at Hills East
6:00pm Walt Whitman at West Islip

1/25 (Saturday)
9:00am Section VIII D1 DMC Quarterfinals at Clarke HS
11:00am Section VIII D2 DMC Semifinals at Clarke HS
1:00pm Section VIII D1 DMC Semifinals at Clarke HS
3:00pm Section VIII D2 DMC Finals at Clarke HS
5:00pm Section VIII D1 DMC Finals at Clarke HS
8:30am  Wolf Pack Duals at Center Moriches
  (Bellport, Brentwood, Center Moriches, Copiague, Deer Park, Sayville, Westhampton Beach, William Floyd)
9:00am Peter Caruso Memorial Invitational at Mahopac
  (Carmel-Sec 1, Darien-CT, Greenville-Sec 2, John Glenn, Mahopac-Sec 1, Middletown-Sec 9, Our Lady of Lourdes-Sec 1, Peekskill-Sec 1, Pine Bush-Sec 9, Putnam Valley-Sec 1, Rondout Valley-Sec 9, Roy C Ketcham-Sec 1, Smithtown East, Somers-North Salem-Sec 1, Yorktown-Sec 1)
10:00am Riverhead at East Islip
12:00pm Section XI D1 DMC Semifinal Rd at Bay Shore
 2:30pm Section XI D1 & D2 DMC Finals at Bay Shore
10:00am Martin Luther Tournament
  (Churchill-Pvt, Collegiate-Pvt, Dalton-Pvt, Fordham Prep-Pvt, Hempstead, Huntington, Kings Park, LI Lutheran-Pvt, Martin Luther-Pvt, Poly Prep-Pvt, Storm King-Pvt, Trinity-Pvt)
9:00am CHSAA Dual Meet Championship at Msgr. Farrell

1/26 (Sunday)
9:00am CHSAA Dual Meet Championship at Msgr. Farrell

Unreported Results

12/14 (Saturday)
Jericho Cup Duals
  (Hills West vs Westbury)

12/21 (Saturday)
Battle at the Harbor at
  (North Shore vs Warren Harding, Westbury vs Warren Harding)

1/4 (Saturday)
Herricks New Years Invitational
  (Herricks, Huntington, ?)

1/7 (Tuesday)
Hempstead at Freeport
North Shore at Roslyn

1/8 (Wednesday)
Sewanhaka East at Freeport

1/11 (Saturday)
Harold Earl Duals
  (GN South vs VS Central)
Warrior Duals at Comsewogue
  (WM vs Coms B)

1/15 (Wednesday)
Ward Melville at Bay Shore

1/16 (Thursday)
Hicksville at Westbury

1/17 (Friday)
Baldwin at Freeport
East Meadow at Great Neck South
Hempstead at Lawrence ?
Plainview JFK at Calhoun
Sewanhaka East at Port Washington

1/18 (Saturday)
Uniondale Duals
  (Hewlett vs Division, Farmingdalke vs Division)
25th Annual  Herricks Highlander Tournament (Herr. Comm. Ctr.)
  (Edgemont, Hempstead, Herricks, Jericho, Longwood, Massapequa B, VS North)
Lindenhurst Round Robin
  (Babylon, Bayport-Blue Point, Central Islip, East Islip, Hampton Bays, Lindenhurst, Miller Place, Sayville)

1/19 (Sunday)
9:00am Gene Brigham at Minisink Valley
  (Bethpage, Burke Catholic-Sec 9, Burnt Hills-Sec 2, Fallsburg-Sec 9, Huntington, Minisink Valley-Sec 9, Onteora-Sec 9, Rondout Valley-Sec 9, Shaker-Sec 2)

1/20 (Monday)
Busby Classic Duals at Port Washington
  ( Port Washington vs Sewanhaka West)

1/22 (Wednesday)
5:30pm Amityville at West Babylon (Senior Night)



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