Winter Big 10: Sachem East wrestling on top

Jakob Restrepo celebrates after winning in the finals Jakob Restrepo celebrates after winning in the finals of the Suffolk League I Wrestling Tournament at Sachem East on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

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1. SACHEM EAST WRESTLING

We have a new No. 1! The Flaming Arrows won their second straight Suffolk Division I Tournament title. Sachem East crowned two champions including Jakob Restrepo (145 pounds) who was selected as the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrestler, and Mark Tracy (182) whose win in the title bout clinched the team title. The Flaming Arrows had seven All-County place winners. Tracy won the state 182-pound championship in dominating fashion. He won four straight bouts, including a pin in 1:28. Tracy finished the season with a record of 41-2. Restrepo was the state runnerup at 145.

2. LONG ISLAND LUTHERAN BOYS BASKETBALL

After dominating the first LuHi Winter Invitational tournament last week to close out its regular season, the Crusaders, behind a strong starting unit, await the Class AA state Federation tournament in Albany the weekend of March 21-23.

3. EAST ISLIP GIRLS BOWLING

What better way to finish a tremendous season than with a late rally to win a state championship? How about a rally to win the championship with the home crowd roaring in support. Amanda Schilling rolled a 1,167 series as the Redmen overcame difficult lane conditions to drop 5,632 pins at Babylon Lanes and win their first state title since 2008.

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4. WARD MELVILLE GIRLS FENCING

The Patriots girls team completed its 13th consecutive undefeated season by beating Garden City, 14-1, in the Long Island championship match. Kacy Charpin, Ilana Solomon and Carly Weber-Levine combined to go 6-0 in sabre, and Angela Zhang, Lara Obedin, and Kyra Durko combined to go 6-0 in foil. The win marked Ward Melville's 189th consecutive victory and 12th straight Long Island title.

5. WARD MELVILLE BOYS FENCING

The Patriots boys won a seventh consecutive Long Island title with a 14-7 win over Great Neck South. This was the 109th consecutive win for the boys. Mike Antipas and Devon Reina went 2-0 in foil and Robert Kent went 3-0 in sabre.

6. LONG ISLAND LUTHERAN GIRLS BASKETBALL

Boogie Brozoski erupted for 30 points and eight assists, and Nani Redford added 13 points and six assists as the Crusaders rocked Red Bank (N.J.), 75-45, on Saturday to conclude a 21-2 regular season. Lutheran, riding a 12-game win streak, will compete in the state Federation tournament later this month, seeking a third title in four years.

7. BRENTWOOD BOYS BASKETBALL

The Indians (21-2), with 6-8 Femi Olujobi getting healthier by the game to create a third scoring threat alongside Mike Almonacy and Jamel Allen, won their first Suffolk AA and Overall crowns since 2005 and face Farmingdale for the LIC on Saturday night at Hofstra.

8. BAY SHORE GIRLS TRACK

Imani McGhee won the long jump at the NY State Championships this weekend at Cornell, flying 19 feet, two and three quarters of an inch. Bay Shore scored 109 points in route to the Suffolk Large School Championship on Feb. 1.

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9. GLENN WRESTLING

The Knights had seven All-County Division I wrestlers including 285-pound champion Edwin Rubio. He had two pins in overtime in the tournament. Jeff Porrello finished second at 160. Glenn was the team runnerup, 2.5 points behind champion Sachem East (141.5-139.). They were 18-0 in dual meets this season.

10. LONGWOOD BOYS TRACK

Longwood's 4X200 relay team, composed of Spencer Payton, Kameron Gradney, Glenn Reddick, and Kyle Watkins placed second at the New York State Championships this weekend at Cornell in 1:33.82. The Lions reclaimed their status as the top team in Suffolk County with a 21 point victory over Northport at the Large School championship.

On the outside looking in: St. Anthony’s boys track, Brentwood boys basketball, St. Anthony's girls track, Bethpage gymnastics, Chaminade boys track, Plainview JFK gymnastics, Jericho boys swimming.

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WRESTLING DUAL MEET
1. Connetquot (12-0)
2. Sachem East (16-0)
3. John Glenn (18-0)

4. Hauppauge (25-0)
5. Rocky Point (21-3)
6. Shoreham-Wading River (26-1)
7. East Islip (23-5)
8. Wantagh (12-3)
9. Islip (14-2)
10. MacArthur (23-7)

WRESTLING TOURNAMENT
1. Sachem East
2. John Glenn

3. Hauppauge
4. Connetquot
5. East Islip
6. Rocky Point
7. Wantagh
8. MacArthur
9. Islip
10. Shoreham-Wading River

BOYS BASKETBALL
1. Long Island Lutheran (20-4)
2. Brentwood (21-2)
3. Amityville (19-3)
4. St. Mary’s (15-8)
5. Holy Trinity (19-4)
6. Farmingdale (17-3)
7. Valley Stream South (18-3)
8. Glenn (17-6)
9. Deer Park (18-4)
10. Uniondale (16-4)

GIRLS BASKETBALL
1. Long Island Lutheran (21-2)
2. St. Mary's (20-5)
3. St. Anthony's (22-5)
4. Baldwin (16-2)
5. North Shore (19-2)
6. Harborfields (21-0)
7. Sachem East (16-7)
8. North Babylon (20-2)
9. Kellenberg (18-5)
10. Huntington (20-1)

BOYS BOWLING
1. Sachem East (13-1)
2. Middle Country (12-0)
3. East Meadow (8-2)
4. East Islip (13-1)
5. Longwood (10-3)

GIRLS BOWLING
1. East Islip (10-0)
2. Sewanhaka District (12-0)
3. Middle Country (9-2)
4. Comsewogue (6-4)
5. Commack (9-2)

BOYS SWIMMING
1. Half Hollow Hills (10-0)
2. Garden City (9-0)
3. Hauppauge (8-1)
4. Farmingdale (8-2)
5. Chaminade (7-1)

BOYS FENCING
1. Ward Melville (15-0)
2. Great Neck South (13-2)
3. Brentwood (10-3)
4. Commack (11-3)
5. Oyster Bay (14-2)

GIRLS FENCING
1. Ward Melville (15-0)
2. Garden City (14-2)
3. Commack (12-2)
4. Great Neck South (11-4)
5. Half Hollow Hills (10-4)

BOYS TRACK
1. Longwood
2. Chaminade
3. St. Anthony's
4. Northport
5. Syosset
6. Port Jefferson
7. Valley Stream North
8. Huntington
9. Farmingdale
10. Half Hollow Hills East

GIRLS TRACK
1. Bay Shore
2. St. Anthony's
3. Sachem North
4. Garden City
5. Bayport-Blue Point
6. Miller Place
7. Uniondale
8. Kellenberg
9. Valley Stream North
10. North Shore