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17th Annual NYSPHSAA Inter-Sectional Wrestling Tournament
Onondaga County War Memorial, Syracuse, NY
March 9-10, 1979

Sectional Team Score
1. Section 11    -    235.0
2. Section 3    -    199.5
3. Section 5    -    193.0
4. Section 8    -    182.5
5. Section 4    -    96.0
6. Section 9    -    76.5
7. Section 6    -    75.5
8. Section 2    -    66.5
9. Section 7    -    54.0
10. Section 1    -    46.0
11. Section 10    -    27.0




Championship Finals
  91 - Mike Murnane (11-Bayport-Blue Point, So.) pinned T.J. Mincer (5-Canandaigua, 8th), 5:44
  98 - Carl DeStefanis (8-Locust Valley, Jr.) dec. John Busiello Sr. (11-Hauppauge, Jr.), 6-2
105 - Al DeStefanis (8-Locust Valley, Sr.) dec. Joe Downey (11-Deer Park, Jr.), 1-0
112 - Clar Anderson (6-Olean, Jr.) dec. Bob Buscher (1-Westlake, Sr.), 3-0
119 - Mike Macchia (8-Island Trees, Sr.) dec. Dale Petroff (3-Morrisville-Eaton, Sr.), 6-1
126 - Joe Petrucci (11-Brentwood, Sr.) dec. Rory Legacy (5-Spencerport, Sr.), 15-6
132 - Dean DerGarabedian (8-Baldwin, Sr.) dec. Dan Sorenson (4-Oneonta, Sr.), 13-3
138 - Kregg Bruno (7-Peru, Sr.) dec. Jon Dolan (11-Huntington, Jr.), 7-3
145 - Pete Capone (3-Watertown, Jr.) dec. Marc Balter (8-Great Neck South, Sr.), 13-4
155 - Mike Falcon (11-Sachem, Jr.) dec. Roy Lobdell (4-Deposit/Hancock, Sr.), 5-4
167 - John Zito (5-East Rochester, Sr.) dec. Ron Czarnetzky (2-Guilderland, Sr.), 7-2
177 - Mike Porcelli (11-Bay Shore, Sr.) dec. Kirk Stephen (6-Olean, Sr.), 9-7
215 - Jim Ettari (11-Brentwood, Sr.) dec. Bob Button (5-Newark, So.), 3-2
250 - Tom Wyld (2-Guilderland, Jr.) dec. Dana Dobson (7-Peru, Sr.), 4-1

Most Outstanding Wrestler: Pete Capone (3-Watertown, 145)

Consolation Finals 3rd/4th
  91 - Albiero Palacio (8-Long Beach, Fr.) dec. Dean Rice (3-Lowville, So.), 6-1
  98 - Larry Kane (5-Penfield, Jr.) dec. Gary Coleman (3-Fowler, Jr.), 9-3
105 - Joe Labbate (3-East Syracuse-Minoa, Sr.) dec. Tony Cotroneo (5-Irondequoit, So.), 4-0
112 - John Iannuzzi (11-Brentwood, Jr.) def. Joe Rabin (8-Elmont, Jr.), ?
119 - Scott Sheehan (4-Elmira Notre Dame, Sr.) def. Matt King (5-Canandaigua, So.), ?
126 - Mark Shortsleeve (3-Fulton, Jr.) dec. Bill James (1-Port Chester, Sr.), 4-1
132 - Mike Mankowich (11-Commack North, Sr.) MD Bill Cool (3-South Jefferson, Sr.), 10-2
138 - Joe Ramus (3-South Jefferson, Sr.) dec. Chuck Komar (4-Newark Valley, Sr.), 9-8
145 - Todd Read (5-York, Sr.) def. Mike McInerney (11-Bayport-Blue Point, Sr.), ?
155 - Steve Swan (6-Southwestern, Jr.) pinned Duane Berry (3-Lowville, Jr.), 6:30 OT, 4-4 regulation
167 - Kurt Honis (3-North Syracuse, Sr.) pinned Rod Dashnaw (10-Gouverneur, Jr.), 3:51
177 - Mike Connors (3-Baldwinsville, Jr.) dec. Phil Lanzatella (5-McQuaid, Sr.), 4-3
215 - Jim Visco (2-Burnt Hills, Sr.) def. Dave Poirier (10-Massena, Jr.), ?
250 - Wally Vaughan (5-Fairport, Sr.) def. Tore Barbaccia (8-Locust Valley, Sr.), ?

Consolation Finals 5th/6th
  91 - Bill Decker (4-Unatego, 8th) def. Calvin Thompson (6-Newfane, Fr.), ?
  98 - Mark Eddy (4-Spencer-Van Etten, Sr.) def. John Halligan (9-Tappan Zee, Jr.), ?
105 - Mike Parietti (9-Suffern, Jr.) def. Chuck Kennedy (1-Kingston, So.), ?
112 - Rich Finnen (9-Suffern, Sr.) dec. Bob Tiffany (3-Lowville, Sr.), 12-6
119 - Kevin McNulty (6-Williamsville East, Sr.) def. Brian Whittaker (2-Guilderland, Sr.), ?
126 - Bill White (9-Suffern, Jr.) def. John Valvo (8-Berner, Sr.), ?
132 - Neil Thomas (5-Churchville-Chili, Sr.) def. Eric Savacool (9-Port Jervis, Sr.), ?
138 - Paul Richard (5-Geneseo, Jr.) def. Randy McAllister (10-Canton-Potsdam, Sr.), ?
145 - Kevin Troche (9-Port Jervis, Jr.) def. Marty Connor (4-Groton, Sr.), ?
155 - Dave Avdoyan (9-Tappan Zee, ?) def. Dan Yando (7-Peru, Sr.), ?
167 - Bill Brundage (9-Pearl River, Sr.) - 6 th place Not Awarded
177 - Tony Conetta (8-Mepham, Sr.) def. Tod Giles (9-Ramapo, Jr.), ?
215 - Jim Smith (3-Sauquoit Valley, Sr.) dec. Ron Heller (8-Farmingdale, Jr.), 13-9
250 - Ed Krupka (3-Baldwinsville, Sr.) dec. Tom Allaire (11-West Islip, Sr.), 9-2


Semifinals
  91 - Mike Murnane (11-Bayport-Blue Point) pinned Bill Decker (4-Unatego), 2:40
         Tim Mincer (5-Canandaigua) dec. Albiero Palacio (8-Long Beach), 2-2 regulation, 7-3 OT
  98 - John Busiello Sr. (11-Hauppauge) pinned Larry Kane (5-Penfield), 5:53
         Carl DeStefanis (8-Locust Valley) def. Gary Coleman (3-Fowler), 10-2
105 - Al DeStefanis (8-Locust Valley) dec. Chuck Kennedy (1-Kingston), 4-3
         Joe Downey (11-Deer Park) dec. Joe Labbate (3-East Syracuse-Minoa), 9-8
112 - Bob Buscher (1-Westlake) dec. Bob Tiffany (3-Lowville), 10-7
         Clar Anderson (6-Olean) dec. John Iannuzzi (11-Brentwood), 5-1
119 - Dale Petroff (3-Morrisville-Eaton) dec. Kevin McNulty (6-Williamsville East), 7-7 regulation, 2-1 OT
         Mike Macchia (8-Island Trees) dec. Matt King (5-Canandaigua), 14-7
126 - Joe Petrucci (11-Brentwood) dec. Bill White (9-Suffern), 9-3
         Rory Legacy (5-Spencerport) dec. Mark Shortsleeve (3-Fulton), 4-0
132 - Dean DerGarabedian (8-Baldwin) dec. Eric Savacool (9-Port Jervis), 9-5
         Dan Sorenson (4-Oneonta) dec. Mike Mankowich (11-Commack North), 5-4
138 - Kregg Bruno (7-Peru) dec. Chuck Komar (4-Newark Valley), 6-2
         Jon Dolan (11-Huntington) dec. Joe Ramus (3-South Jefferson), 10-3
145 - Marc Balter (8-Great Neck South) dec. Marty Connor (4-Groton), 8-3
         Pete Capone (3-Watertown) pinned Kevin Troche (9-Port Jervis), 4-4 regulation, 7:35 OT
155 - Mike Falcon (11-Sachem) dec. Dan Yando (7-Peru), 3-1
         Roy Lobdell (4-Deposit/Hancock) dec. Dave Avdoyan (9-Tappan Zee), 9-9 regulation, 1-1 OT Crit
167 - Ron Czarnetzky (2-Guilderland) dec. Bill Brundage (9-Pearl River), 6-4
         John Zito (5-East Rochester) dec. Jim Matuszewski (11-Sachem), 3-1
177 - Kirk Stephen (6-Olean) dec. Tony Conetta (8-Mepham), 4-3
         Mike Porcelli (11-Bay Shore) dec. Tod Giles (9-Ramapo), 12-6
215 - Bob Button (5-Newark) dec. Jim Smith (3-Sauquoit Valley), 7-6
         Jim Ettari (11-Brentwood) dec. Ron Heller (8-Farmingdale), 13-6
250 - Tom Wyld (2-Guilderland) dec. Ed Krupka (3-Baldwinsville), 6-5
         Dana Dobson (7-Peru) pinned Wally Vaughan (5-Fairport), 3:07