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Nassau Championship Results

Uniondale's Dante Salkey controls Pete Amabile of Long

Uniondale's Dante Salkey controls Pete Amabile of Long Beach during the Nassau High School Division I wrestling quarterfinals. (Feb. 11, 2012) (Credit: Alan J Schaefer)

99-- Rodriguez (Wantagh) TF S. Sewkumar (Long Beach), 5:20

106-- Cooksey (MacArthur) D K. Sewkumar (Long Beach), 4-3

113-- Raghunandan (Long Beach) Person D (BJFK), 8-7;

120-- Lanzillotti (Roslyn) D Araoz (Wantagh), 4-1

126-- Lofrese (GC) D Turano (Wantagh), 7-2

132-- Irby (Freeport) D Paradiso (Massapequa), 6-0)

138-- McDevitt (Wantagh) TF Knauer (Baldwin), 15-0

145-- Hernandez (Mepham) P Schmelzinger (GC), 1:25 

152-- Tracy (Mepham} D Smith (Hewlett), 7-3

160-- Palacio (Long Beach) D Cataldo (MacArthur), 9-4

170-- Spurgeon (Plainedge) D Pantofel (EM), 6-5;

182—Jones (Plainedge) MD Luxmore (BJFK), 9-1

195— Zorn (Sew East) D Porter (Uniondale), 4-2

220—Cole (Uniondale) D Sinclair (IT), 6-1

285— Salkey (Uniondale) D Kappatos (Syosset), 5-3


Some Notes From Tonight:

Long Beach's Dylan Palacio won his third county title in four years and second in a row, while Plainedge's Andrew Jones won his second straight county title.

Roslyn's John Lanzillotti made history, becoming the first Roslyn wrestler to win a county title.

Five schools crowned two champions: Plainedge, Uniondale, Mepham, Long Beach and Wantagh.

There were only two pins in 15 matches: Wantagh 96-pounder Jose Rodriguez and Mepham's 145-pounder Louis Hernandez each won via the short route.

Tags: Long Beach , Wantagh , Baldwin , Freeport , Uniondale , Plainedge , Mepham

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