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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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

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

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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)

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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)

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

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

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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)

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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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

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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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

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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)

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

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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)

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

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

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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)

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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)

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

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

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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)

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

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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)

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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)

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

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

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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)

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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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

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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)

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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)

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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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