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2012 state wrestling tournament

John Glenn's Nick Bellanza gets a take down

John Glenn's Nick Bellanza gets a take down during his match with Scarsdale's Jacob Berkowitz. (Feb. 25, 2012) Photo Credit: Pat Orr Photography

Long Island's best wrestlers head up to Albany for the 2012 state wrestling tournament.

Connetquot's Sean McCabe puts the squeeze on during
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Connetquot's Sean McCabe puts the squeeze on during his 120 lb. match against Lancaster's Steve Michel. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Connetquot's Sean McCabe makes a move on his
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Connetquot's Sean McCabe makes a move on his opponent during his 120 lb. match against Brady Baron of Pittsford. (Feb. 25, 2012)

St. Anthony's Jamel Hudson squeezes his opponent during
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St. Anthony's Jamel Hudson squeezes his opponent during his 132lb. match against Dylan Cohen of Williamsville East. (Feb. 25, 2012)

St. Anthony's Jamel Hudson celebrates his win over
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St. Anthony's Jamel Hudson celebrates his win over Dylan Cohen of Williamsville East during his 132lb. match. (Feb. 25, 2012)

John Glenn's James Dekrone squeezes opponent Alexis Blanco
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John Glenn's James Dekrone squeezes opponent Alexis Blanco of Brentwood during his 138lb. match. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Brentwood's Alexis Blanco faces off against opponent James
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Brentwood's Alexis Blanco faces off against opponent James Dekrone of John Glenn during his 138lb. match. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Wantagh's Jose Rodriguez looks to the clock during
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Wantagh's Jose Rodriguez looks to the clock during his 99lb. match against Chenango Fork's Kyle Kelly. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Wantagh's Jose Rodriguez throws his opponent Kyle Kelly
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Wantagh's Jose Rodriguez throws his opponent Kyle Kelly of Chenango Fork's HS during his 99 lb. match. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Plainedge's Dan Spurgen celebrates after beating Carthage's Shayne
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Plainedge's Dan Spurgen celebrates after beating Carthage's Shayne Bradey. (Feb. 25, 2012)

John Glenn's Nick Bellanza gets a take down
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John Glenn's Nick Bellanza gets a take down during his match with Scarsdale's Jacob Berkowitz. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Locust Valley's Nick Casella makes a move during
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Locust Valley's Nick Casella makes a move during his 99 lb. match against Lydonville's Tony Recco. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Syosset's Evan Kappatos celebrates his championship win after
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Syosset's Evan Kappatos celebrates his championship win after his match with Columbia's El Shaddai Gilmore. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Tyler Grimaldi of Half Hollow Hills West tries
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Tyler Grimaldi of Half Hollow Hills West tries to break free during his match against Long Beach's Dylan Palacio during the 160lb. match. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Connetquot's Sean McCabe looks at the clock during
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Connetquot's Sean McCabe looks at the clock during his 120 lb. match against Steve Michel of Lancaster. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Connetquot's Sean McCabe puts the squeeze on during
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Connetquot's Sean McCabe puts the squeeze on during his 120 lb. match against Lancaster's Steve Michel. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Connetquot's Sean McCabe puts the squeeze on during
Photo Credit: Pat Orr Photography

Connetquot's Sean McCabe puts the squeeze on during his 120 lb. match against Lancaster's Steve Michel. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello looks to his coach during
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Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello looks to his coach during his match against Nick Kelley of Shenendehowa. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Hauppauge's Nick Muriello gets set during his match
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Hauppauge's Nick Muriello gets set during his match against Nick Kelley of Shenendehowa. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello flips his opponent during his
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Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello flips his opponent during his match against Nick Kelley of Shenendehowa at the NYSPHSAA Wrestling Tournament. (Feb. 25, 2012)

Half Hollow Hills West's Tyler Grimaldi looks to
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Half Hollow Hills West's Tyler Grimaldi looks to the stands before his 160 lb. match against Clarence's Jake Weber. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Half Hollow Hills West's Tyler Grimaldi waits for
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Half Hollow Hills West's Tyler Grimaldi waits for the start of his 160 lb. match against Clarence's Jake Weber. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Half Hollow Hills West's Tyler Grimaldi goes for
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Half Hollow Hills West's Tyler Grimaldi goes for the take down during his 160 lb. match against Clarence's Jake Weber. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Long Beaches Dylan Palacio looks to the stands
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Long Beaches Dylan Palacio looks to the stands after his 160 lb. match against Amsterdam's Mike Garrison. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Long Beach's Dylan Palacio is flipped upside down
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Long Beach's Dylan Palacio is flipped upside down but still keeeps control during his 160 lb. match against Amsterdam's Mike Garrison. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Longwood's Nicky Hall puts the squeeze on during
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Longwood's Nicky Hall puts the squeeze on during his 152 lb. match against Columbia's Angelo Kress. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Longwood's Nicky Hall attempts to pin Columbia's Angelo
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Longwood's Nicky Hall attempts to pin Columbia's Angelo Kress. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Longwood's Nicky Hall goes for the trip during
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Longwood's Nicky Hall goes for the trip during his 152 lb. match against Columbia's Angelo Kress. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Eastport-South Manor's Maverick Passero won his 126 lb.
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Eastport-South Manor's Maverick Passero won his 126 lb. match against Lansingburg's Drew Oligney. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Eastport-South Manor's Maverick Passero looks for help during
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Eastport-South Manor's Maverick Passero looks for help during his 126 lb. match against Lansingburg's Drew Oligney. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Eastport-South Manor's Maverick Passero battles Lansingburg's Drew Oligney.
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Eastport-South Manor's Maverick Passero battles Lansingburg's Drew Oligney. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Connetquot's Sean McCabe won his 120 lb. match
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Connetquot's Sean McCabe won his 120 lb. match against T.J. Fabian of Shoreham Wading River. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Connetquot's Sean McCabe puts the squeeze on during
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Connetquot's Sean McCabe puts the squeeze on during his 120 lb. match against T.J. Fabian of Shoreham Wading River. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Roslyn's John Lanzilotti hangs his head after losing
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Roslyn's John Lanzilotti hangs his head after losing his 120 lb. match to Sayville's Matt Leshinger. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Roslyn's John Lanzilotti wraps up Sayville's Matt Leshinger
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Roslyn's John Lanzilotti wraps up Sayville's Matt Leshinger during the 120 lb. match. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Roslyn's John Lanzilotti attempts to pin Sayville's Matt
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Roslyn's John Lanzilotti attempts to pin Sayville's Matt Leshinger during the 120 lb. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Long Beach's Krishna Sewkumar takes a rest during
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Long Beach's Krishna Sewkumar takes a rest during his 106 lb. match against Saratoga's Dominic Inzana. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Ward Melville's Nick Piccininni battles Fairport's Bryan Ruggeri
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Ward Melville's Nick Piccininni battles Fairport's Bryan Ruggeri in the 106 lb. match. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Long Beach's Krishna Sewkumar plans his attack during
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Long Beach's Krishna Sewkumar plans his attack during his 106 lb. match against Saratoga's Dominic Inzana. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Long Beach's Krishna Sewkumar checks the clock during
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Long Beach's Krishna Sewkumar checks the clock during his 106 lb. match against Saratoga's Dominic Inzana. (Feb. 24, 2012)

West Babylon's Steven Lee points to his fans
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West Babylon's Steven Lee points to his fans after beating Spencerport's Jon Haas. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Long Beach's Krishna Sewkumar squares off in the
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Long Beach's Krishna Sewkumar squares off in the 106 lb. match against Saratoga's Dominic Inzana. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello reacts to losing his 132
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Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello reacts to losing his 132 lb. second round match against Shenendehowa's Nick Kelley. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello lost his 132 lb. second
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Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello lost his 132 lb. second round match against Shenendehowa's Nick Kelley. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello gets cleaned up during his
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Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello gets cleaned up during his 132 lb. second round match against Shenendehowa's Nick Kelley. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello hangs on tight during his
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Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello hangs on tight during his 132 lb. second round match against Shenendehowa's Nick Kelley. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello attempts to wrap up Shenendehowa's
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Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello attempts to wrap up Shenendehowa's Nick Kelley in the 132 lb. second round match. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello raises his arm after his
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Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello raises his arm after his 132 lb. match against Columbia's Brenden Morgan. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello puts a move on Columbia's
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Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello puts a move on Columbia's Brenden Morgan during their 132 lb. match during the NYSPHSAA Wrestling Tournament in Albany, N.Y. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello looks to be in deep
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Hauppauge's Nick Mauriello looks to be in deep thought during his 132 lb. match against Columbia's Brenden Morgan during the NYSPHSAA Wrestling Tournament in Albany, N.Y. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Hauooaugue's Nick Mauriello stalks Columbia's Brenden Morgan during
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Hauooaugue's Nick Mauriello stalks Columbia's Brenden Morgan during their 132 lb. match. (Feb. 24, 2012)

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