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Long Island’s wild card entries for state wrestling tournament

Rocky Point's Anthony Cirillo controls Eastport-South Manor's Adam

Rocky Point's Anthony Cirillo controls Eastport-South Manor's Adam Busiello from behind in the 120 lb. match at Suffolk County Community College West in Brentwood on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. Busiello won by pin at 4:53. Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Long Island high schools will send 29 athletes to the New York State wrestling tournament as at-large, or wild-card, entries.

That’s in addition to the 60 wrestlers who already qualified by winning a Nassau or Suffolk county title in either Division I or Division II.

The New York State wrestling tournament will take place Feb. 24-25 at the Times Union Center in Albany.

Nassau Division I at-large qualifiers

120: Kevin DePalma, Farmingdale

120: Joseph Simons, Farmingdale

126: Matt Killard, Wantagh

132: Matt Swanson, Lynbrook

132: Matt Maquet, Long Beach

138: Kyle Mosher, South Side

145: Shane Gibbons, Massapequa

145: John Colletti, Long Beach

152: Tyreese Byron, Long Beach

152: Garrett Gibbons, Massapequa

160: Charlie Spada, Long Beach

182: Tyreek Bromley, Long Beach

195: Jack Rosen, Farmingdale

220: Mark Rivera, Long Beach

285: Gavin Casey, Wantagh

Suffolk Division I at-large qualifiers

99: Mark Matyka, Riverhead

99: Jake Eckerle, Commack

106: Zach Redding, Eastport-South Manor

120: Anthony Cirillo, Rocky Point

138: James Trezza, Smithtown East

145: Philip Spadafora, Half Hollow Hills East

152: Billy Sims, Lindenhurst

160: Max Sims, Lindenhurst

170: Joe Eidan, Sachem East

195: Greg Hodulick, Islip

220: Damien Caffrey, Glenn

220: Matt DeFrancis, Eastport-South Manor

285: John Munro, Hauppauge

Suffolk Division II at-large qualifiers

120: Donald Wood, Center Moriches

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