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Sachem North's Gio Santiago reacts after he pins (Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem North's Gio Santiago reacts after he pins John Glenn's Nick Bellanza for the 182-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Suffolk Division I wrestling championships

The top wrestlers in Suffolk did battle at the Division I championships.

Westhampton Beach's Alex Tanzman won the 99 -pound
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Westhampton Beach's Alex Tanzman won the 99 -pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Westhampton Beach's Alex Tanzman won the 99 -pound
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Westhampton Beach's Alex Tanzman won the 99 -pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Miller Place's Ryan Kelly is seen before he
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Miller Place's Ryan Kelly is seen before he wrestles for the 195-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

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Ward Melville's Nick Piccininni and Commack's Mike D'Angelo
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Ward Melville's Nick Piccininni and Commack's Mike D'Angelo wrestle for the 106 -pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Ward Melville's Nick Piccininni won the 106-pound Division
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Ward Melville's Nick Piccininni won the 106-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Sachem North's Gio Santiago reacts after he pins
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem North's Gio Santiago reacts after he pins John Glenn's Nick Bellanza for the 182-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Longwood's Dylan Seybolt and Hills West's Joe Piccolo
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Longwood's Dylan Seybolt and Hills West's Joe Piccolo wrestle for the 170-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Huntington's Corey Jamison won the 113 -pound Division
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Huntington's Corey Jamison won the 113 -pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

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Longwood's Nick Hall is seen on the mat
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Longwood's Nick Hall is seen on the mat before wrestling for the 152-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Sayville's Matt Leshinger and SWR's TJ Fabian wrestle
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sayville's Matt Leshinger and SWR's TJ Fabian wrestle for the 120-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Huntington's Corey Jamison and Brentwood's Eric Orellana wrestle
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Huntington's Corey Jamison and Brentwood's Eric Orellana wrestle for the 113-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello won the 132-pound Division I
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello won the 132-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Longwood's Malik Rasheed and Brentwood's Alexis Blanco wrestle
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Longwood's Malik Rasheed and Brentwood's Alexis Blanco wrestle for the 138-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

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Longwood's Corey Rasheed won by a piin over
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Longwood's Corey Rasheed won by a piin over Sachem East's Anthony Pistone in the 145-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello and Connetquot's Joe Gates wrestle
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello and Connetquot's Joe Gates wrestle for the 132-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Longwood's Corey Rasheed won by a piin over
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Longwood's Corey Rasheed won by a piin over Sachem East's Anthony Pistone in the 145-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Sayville's Matt Leshinger won the 120-pound Division I
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sayville's Matt Leshinger won the 120-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Sachem North's Gio Santiago pins John Glenn's Nick
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem North's Gio Santiago pins John Glenn's Nick Bellanza for the182 -pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

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Sachem North's Gio Santiago reacts after he pins
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem North's Gio Santiago reacts after he pins John Glenn's Nick Bellanza for the 182-pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Longwood's Dylan Seybolt won the 170 -pound Division
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Longwood's Dylan Seybolt won the 170 -pound Division I title in the finals of the Suffolk wrestling championships. (February 11, 2012)

Sayville's Matt Leshinger, right, competes with Hauppauge's Mark
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sayville's Matt Leshinger, right, competes with Hauppauge's Mark West in the 120 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Sayville's Matt Leshinger reacts during his 120 lb
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sayville's Matt Leshinger reacts during his 120 lb weight class match in the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Brentwood's Eric Orellana competes with Hauppauge's Chris Mauriello
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Brentwood's Eric Orellana competes with Hauppauge's Chris Mauriello in the 113 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

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Connetquot's Shaun Gillen competes with SWR's Zak Mullen
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Connetquot's Shaun Gillen competes with SWR's Zak Mullen in the 160 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Shoreham-Wading River's Zak Mullen is seen during his
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Shoreham-Wading River's Zak Mullen is seen during his 160 lb match at the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Sachem North's Gio Santiago reacts after winning his
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem North's Gio Santiago reacts after winning his match against Kings Park's Andrew Venture in the 182 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Longwood's Corey Rasheed won his match against Sachem
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Longwood's Corey Rasheed won his match against Sachem East's Billy Merone in the 145 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Hills West's Tyler Grimaldi is seen during his
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Hills West's Tyler Grimaldi is seen during his 160 lb match at the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

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Shoreham Wading River's TJ Fabian, top, competes with
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Shoreham Wading River's TJ Fabian, top, competes with Eastport South Manor's Travis Passaro in the 120 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Connetquot's Steve Bulzomi wrestles Huntington's Corey Jamison in
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Connetquot's Steve Bulzomi wrestles Huntington's Corey Jamison in the 113 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Islip's Zac Conner grapples Sachem East's Cristian Nunez
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islip's Zac Conner grapples Sachem East's Cristian Nunez in the 195 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Eastport-South Manor's Maverick Passaro won his match by
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Eastport-South Manor's Maverick Passaro won his match by a pin against Brentwood's Mark Gonzalez in the 126 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Islip's Zac Conner won his match in the
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islip's Zac Conner won his match in the 195 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

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Connetquot's Kenny Drew competes with Sachem North's Steve
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Connetquot's Kenny Drew competes with Sachem North's Steve Mills in the 220 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Sachem North's Gio Santiago reacts after winning his
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem North's Gio Santiago reacts after winning his match in the 182 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Smithtown West's Mike Hughes is seen during his
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Smithtown West's Mike Hughes is seen during his match in the 285 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Brentwood's Diego Ramirez competes with Connetquot's Joe Gates
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Brentwood's Diego Ramirez competes with Connetquot's Joe Gates in the 132 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello reacts during his match in
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello reacts during his match in the 132 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

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Longwood's Nick Hall takes a stance during his
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Longwood's Nick Hall takes a stance during his 152 lb match at the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Longwood's Corey Rasheed won his match against Sachem
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Longwood's Corey Rasheed won his match against Sachem East's Billy Merone in the 145 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Miller Place's Ryan Kelly reacts during his 195
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Miller Place's Ryan Kelly reacts during his 195 lb match at the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Miller Place's Ryan Kelly controls Kings Park's Nick
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Miller Place's Ryan Kelly controls Kings Park's Nick Weber in the 195 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Amityville's Jordan Meyers prepares for his 285 lb
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Amityville's Jordan Meyers prepares for his 285 lb match at the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

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Huntington's Nick Lupi competes with Commack's David Rubino
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Huntington's Nick Lupi competes with Commack's David Rubino in the 220 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

Connetquot's Joe Gates is seen during his match
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Connetquot's Joe Gates is seen during his match in the 132 lb weight class of the Suffolk wrestling Division I Semifinals. (February 11, 2012)

February 10, 2012-- Wrestling fans fill the Stony
(Credit: Photo by Kevin P Coughlin )

February 10, 2012-- Wrestling fans fill the Stony Brook University Gymnasium for the Suffolk High School wrestling tournament championships Division I quarterfinals Friday February 10, 2012. (photo by Kevin P. Coughlin)

Nick Mauriello of Haupauge (tan headgear), top, pins
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin )

Nick Mauriello of Haupauge (tan headgear), top, pins Tommy Sewell of John Glenn. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Nick Mauriello of Haupauge, right, is congratulated after
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin )

Nick Mauriello of Haupauge, right, is congratulated after pinning Tommy Sewell of John Glenn. (Feb. 10, 2012)

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Nick Hall of Longwood, top, wrestles Vin Provenzano
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin )

Nick Hall of Longwood, top, wrestles Vin Provenzano of Islip in the 152 lb. weight class. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Nick Hall of Longwood prepares to pin Vin
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin )

Nick Hall of Longwood prepares to pin Vin Provenzano of Islip in the 152 lb weight class. (Feb. 10, 2012)

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