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Nassau County - Section VIII Public High School Wrestling Tournament
SUNY Farmingdale, Farmingdale, NY
March 3-4, 1978

Team Score
Mepham 142.5   Seaford 19.5
Locust Valley 127.5   Great Neck North 17.0
Baldwin 98.5   New Hyde Park 16.0
Island Trees 84.5   Carle Place 14.5
Bellmore JFK 82.0   Plainview JFK 14.5
Valley Stream South 68.0   Plainview 14.0
Elmont 67.5   Cold Spring Harbor 12.0
Berner 66.5   Division 11.0
Massapequa 62.0   Wantagh 9.0
Farmingdale 60.0   Herricks 8.5
Calhoun 56.5   Clarke 8.0
Valley Stream North 49.5   Lawrence 6.0
Carey 48.5   Plainedge 6.0
Bethpage 47.0   Valley Stream Central 6.0
Freeport 46.0   Westbury 6.0
East Meadow 44.5   Manhasset 4.0
North Shore 42.0   Oceanside 4.0
Lynbrook 39.5   Floral Park 2.0
South Side 38.5   Garden City 2.0
Hicksville 36.0   Levittown 2.0
MacArthur 30.0   Long Beach 2.0
Great Neck South 25.0  


Championship Finals
  91 - Carl DeStefanis (Locust Valley) dec. Jeff Ryan (Island Trees), 1-0
  98 - Al DeStefanis (Locust Valley) dec. Art Reeps (Carey), 5-4
105 - Joe Rabin (Elmont) dec. Mitch Didio (Mepham), 14-1 OT
112 - Mike Macchia (Island Trees) dec. Norman Rabin (Elmont), 4-1
119 - Bob Bury (Calhoun) dec. Mike Schmidt (Island Trees), 8-5
126 - Ed Pidgeon (Locust Valley) dec. Tom Wade (Freeport), 10-1
132 - Kevin Murphy (Lynbrook) dec. Charles Adamo (North Shore), 2-1
138 - Tom Fiorvanti (Massapequa) dec. Joe Zabatta (Valley Stream South), 7-2
145 - Paul Meyers (Baldwin) pinned Will Lubell (Bellmore JFK), 4:21
155 - Tony Damiani (Mepham) pinned Tom Kroez (Carey), 2:29
167 - Rick Wetzler (Bellmore JFK) dec. Kevin Egleston (Baldwin), 7-4
177 - John Dukich (Bethpage) dec. Ralph Spinola (East Meadow), 6-4
215 - Ron Heller (Farmingdale) dec. Pete Olsen (Farmingdale), 6-4
250 - Rich Penetta (Hicksville) dec. Rusty Bergantino (Locust Valley), 11-3

Most Outstanding Wrestler:  Bob Bury (Calhoun, 119)
Tom Hennigan Most Pins Least Time:  Tony Damiani (Mepham, 155),

Consolation Finals 3rd/4th
  91 - Mike DeGarabedian (Baldwin) def. Wes Kessenich (Lynbrook), ?
  98 - Dennis Starke (Mepham) def. Will Young (Massapequa), ?
105 - Mark Yarkin (Berner) dec. Ricky Johnson (Locust Valley), 8-1
112 - Mike Doherty (Berner) def. R. LaFavi (Valley Stream North), ?
119 - Mitchell Adelman (Valley Stream South) dec. C. Paradiso (East Meadow), 4-2
126 - Robert Carbo (Mepham) def. Rod Conduragis (MacArthur), ?
132 - T. Lucey (South Side) def. G. Johnson (Locust Valley), ?
138 - J. Rogin (North Shore) def. M. Balter (Great Neck South), ?
145 - D. Harvey (Calhoun) def. Richard Stubitz (Hicksville), ?
155 - Mike Burke (Mepham) def. Fred Goldberg (Elmont), ?
167 - Joe Hallatschek (Mepham) def. Pete Creamer (Bellmore JFK), ?
177 - T. Conetta (Mepham) def. B. Goldrick (MacArthur), ?
215 - Al Feldman (Berner) def. N. Gross (Valley Stream North), ?
250 - L. Horl (South Side) def. A. Rodnite (Freeport), ?


Semifinals
  91 - Carl DeStefanis (Locust Valley) decision Wes Kessenich (Lynbrook), 5-0
         Jeff Ryan (Island Trees) decision Mike DerGarabedian (Baldwin), 4-2
  98 - Al DeStefanis (Locust Valley) decision Dennis Starke (Mepham), 6-2
         Art Reeps (Carey) decision Will Young (Massapequa), 5-2
105 - Joe Rabin (Elmont) decision Chris Jackson (Baldwin), 3-2 OT
         Mitch Didio (Mepham) decision Joe Commarton (Elmont), 8-3
112 - Norman Rabin (Elmont) decision Guy Pearson (Freeport), 16-5
         Mike Macchia (Island Trees) decision Mike Dougherty (Berner), 4-0
119 - Bob Bury (Calhoun) decision Ken Marguiles (Plainview JFK), 5-0
         Mike Schmidt (Island Trees) decision Mitch Adelman (Valley Stream South), 5-0
126 - Tom Wade (Freeport) decision Rod Conduragis (MacArthur), 8-0
         Ed Pidgeon (Locust Valley) decision Robert Carbo (Mepham), 5-2
132 - Kevin Murphy (Lynbrook) decision Steve Luce (Carle Place), 8-3
         Charles Adamo (North Shore) decision Charles Brennan (Baldwin), 3-2
138 - Joe Zabatta (Valley Stream South) decision Keith Seims (Clarke), 14-2
         Tom Fiorvanti (Massapequa) decision Kyle Hicks (Freeport), 5-0
145 - Will Lubell (Bellmore JFK) decision Richard Staubitz (Hicksville), 8-1
         Paul Meyers (Baldwin) decision Alex DonnenBerg (Great Neck North), 9-4
155 - Tom Kroez (Carey) decision Mike Burke (Mepham), 4-3
         Tony Damiani (Mepham) decision Fred Goldberg (Elmont), 7-0
167 - Rick Wetzler (Bellmore JFK) decision Pete Creamer (Bellmore JFK), 2-0
         Kevin Egleston (Baldwin) decision Joe Hallatschek (Mepham), 7-4
177 - John Dukich (Bethpage) decision Robert Wolfson (Bellmore JFK), 6-2
         Ralph Spinola (East Meadow) decision Geof Hayes (Cold Spring Harbor), 5-2
215 - Ron Heller (Farmingdale) decision Al Feldman (Berner), 5-4
         Pete Olsen (Farmingdale) decision Glenn Arvanitis (Massapequa), 5-0
250 - Rich Penetta (Hicksville) decision Dan Baldwin (Berner), 3-0
         Rusty Bergantino (Locust Valley) pinned Robert Morales (Westbury), 3:07