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John Glenn's Vinny Punzone looks to take down

John Glenn's Vinny Punzone looks to take down Huntington's Nigel McNeil during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011) Photo Credit: Pat Orr

Photos from the state wrestling championships at the Times Union Center in Albany.

Connetquot's Sean McCabel gets ready to take down
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Connetquot's Sean McCabel gets ready to take down Johnson City's Sean McCormick during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Huntington's Nigel McNeil uses his head during his
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Huntington's Nigel McNeil uses his head during his match with John Glenn's Vinny Punzone during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Brentwood's Alex Gomez takes down St. Anthony's Jimmy
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Brentwood's Alex Gomez takes down St. Anthony's Jimmy Morris during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Brentwood's Alex Gomez looks for a way out
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Brentwood's Alex Gomez looks for a way out against St. Anthony's Jimmy Morris during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

MacArthur's Chris Perez gets a grip on John
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MacArthur's Chris Perez gets a grip on John Glenn's James Dekrone during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Half Hollow Hills East's Anthony Abidin ties up
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Half Hollow Hills East's Anthony Abidin ties up Max Miller of Shenendehowa during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Half Hollow Hills East's Anthony Abidin takes down
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Half Hollow Hills East's Anthony Abidin takes down Max Miller of Shenendehowa during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Huntington's Nigel McNeil uses his head during his
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Huntington's Nigel McNeil uses his head during his match with John Glenn's Vinny Punzone during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Huntington's Nigel McNeil gets the upper hand during
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Huntington's Nigel McNeil gets the upper hand during his match with John Glenn's Vinny Punzone during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Half Hollow Hills East's Anthony Abidin takes down
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Half Hollow Hills East's Anthony Abidin takes down Max Miller of Shenendehowa during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Huntington's Nigel McNeil uses his head during his
Photo Credit: Pat Orr

Huntington's Nigel McNeil uses his head during his match with John Glenn's Vinny Punzone during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Huntington's Nigel McNeil during his match with John
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Huntington's Nigel McNeil during his match with John Glenn's Vinny Punzone during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Huntington's Nigel McNeil gets the upper hand during
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Huntington's Nigel McNeil gets the upper hand during his match with John Glenn's Vinny Punzone during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Huntington's Nigel McNeil gets the upper hand during
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Huntington's Nigel McNeil gets the upper hand during his match with John Glenn's Vinny Punzone during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Half Hollow Hills East's Anthony Abidin winning his
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Half Hollow Hills East's Anthony Abidin winning his match against Max Miller of Shenendehowa during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Half Hollow Hills East's Anthony Abidin winning his
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Half Hollow Hills East's Anthony Abidin winning his match against Max Miller of Shenendehowa during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Huntington's Nigel McNeil after his match with John
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Huntington's Nigel McNeil after his match with John Glenn's Vinny Punzone during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

John Glenn's Vinny Punzone looks to take down
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John Glenn's Vinny Punzone looks to take down Huntington's Nigel McNeil during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Huntington's Nigel McNeil puts the squeeze on John
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Huntington's Nigel McNeil puts the squeeze on John Glenn's Vinny Punzone during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Islip's Kyle Wade during his match with Vin
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Islip's Kyle Wade during his match with Vin Grella of Beacon during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Longwood's Patrick Jennings loses his head gear duing
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Longwood's Patrick Jennings loses his head gear duing his match with Minisink Valley's Kyle Diesel during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Longwood's Patrick Jennings slams into the mat duing
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Longwood's Patrick Jennings slams into the mat duing his match with Minisink Valley's Kyle Diesel during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Hauppauge's Chanse Menendez going for a takedown during
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Hauppauge's Chanse Menendez going for a takedown during his match with Tappen Zee's Tim Coyne during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Hauppauge's Chanse Menendez going for a takedown during
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Hauppauge's Chanse Menendez going for a takedown during his match with Tappen Zee's Tim Coyne during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Hauppauge's Chanse Menendez going for a takedown during
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Hauppauge's Chanse Menendez going for a takedown during his match with Tappen Zee's Tim Coyne during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Rocky Point's Matt Ross during his match with
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Rocky Point's Matt Ross during his match with Long Beach's Dylan Palacio during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Long Beach's Dylan Palaciotries to turn Rocky Point's
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Long Beach's Dylan Palaciotries to turn Rocky Point's Matt Ross during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Long Beach's Dylan Palacio during his match with
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Long Beach's Dylan Palacio during his match with Rocky Point's Matt Ross during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Brentwood's Alex Gomez celebrates his win against St.
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Brentwood's Alex Gomez celebrates his win against St. Anthony's Jimmy Morris during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Brentwood's Alex Gomez starts to celebrate his win
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Brentwood's Alex Gomez starts to celebrate his win against St. Anthony's Jimmy Morris during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Connetquot's Sean McCabel tries to take down Johnson
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Connetquot's Sean McCabel tries to take down Johnson City's Sean McCormick during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Connetquot's Sean McCabel after his match with Johnson
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Connetquot's Sean McCabel after his match with Johnson City's Sean McCormick during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

MacArthur's Chris Perez screams in pain during his
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MacArthur's Chris Perez screams in pain during his match with John Glenn's James Dekrone during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Rocky Point's Matt Ross after beating Long Beach's
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Rocky Point's Matt Ross after beating Long Beach's Dylan Palacio during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

MacArthur's Chris Perez shows his frustration after losing
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MacArthur's Chris Perez shows his frustration after losing to John Glenn's James Dekrone during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

John Glenn's James Dekrone after his win against
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John Glenn's James Dekrone after his win against MacArthur's Chris Perez during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

John Glenn's James Dekrone celebrates his win against
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John Glenn's James Dekrone celebrates his win against MacArthur's Chris Perez during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

MacArthur's Chris Perez shows his frustration after losing
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MacArthur's Chris Perez shows his frustration after losing to John Glenn's James Dekrone during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Connetquot's Sean McCabel after his match with Johnson
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Connetquot's Sean McCabel after his match with Johnson City's Sean McCormick during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 26, 2011)

Brentwoods Alex Gomez puts the moves on Williamsville
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Brentwoods Alex Gomez puts the moves on Williamsville Easts Dylan Cohen during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Longwood's Corey Rasheed during his match against TJ
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Longwood's Corey Rasheed during his match against TJ Kreider of Cornwall during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Brentwood's Alex Gomez after he beats Williamsville East's
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Brentwood's Alex Gomez after he beats Williamsville East's Dylan Cohen during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Longwood's Corey Rasheed puts the squeeze on during
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Longwood's Corey Rasheed puts the squeeze on during his match against TJ Kreider of Cornwall during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Half Hollows East Anthony Abidin puts the squeeze
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Half Hollows East Anthony Abidin puts the squeeze on Canton's Curtis Barney during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Connetquot's Sean McCabe during the NYS Wrestling tournament
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Connetquot's Sean McCabe during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Half Hollows East Anthony Abidin puts the squeeze
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Half Hollows East Anthony Abidin puts the squeeze on Canton's Curtis Barney during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Brentwood's Alex Gomez after he beats Williamsville East's
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Brentwood's Alex Gomez after he beats Williamsville East's Dylan Cohen during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Longwood's Casey Brice after his match with Anrew
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Longwood's Casey Brice after his match with Anrew Natalizio of Minisink during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Brentwood's Alex Gomez tries to escape Williamsville East's
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Brentwood's Alex Gomez tries to escape Williamsville East's Dylan Cohen during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Half Hollows East Anthony Abidin plans his strategy
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Half Hollows East Anthony Abidin plans his strategy against Canton's Curtis Barney during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Longwood's Corey Rasheed puts the squeeze on during
Photo Credit: Pat Orr

Longwood's Corey Rasheed puts the squeeze on during his match against TJ Kreider of Cornwall during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Longwood's Corey Rasheed during his match against TJ
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Longwood's Corey Rasheed during his match against TJ Kreider of Cornwall during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Half Hollows East Anthony Abidin puts the squeeze
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Half Hollows East Anthony Abidin puts the squeeze on Canton's Curtis Barney during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Longwood's Casey Brice after his match with Anrew
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Longwood's Casey Brice after his match with Anrew Natalizio of Minisink during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Longwood's Corey Rasheed during his match against TJ
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Longwood's Corey Rasheed during his match against TJ Kreider of Cornwall during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Brentwood's Alex Gomez puts the squeeze on Williamsville
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Brentwood's Alex Gomez puts the squeeze on Williamsville East's Dylan Cohen during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

John Glenn's James Dekrone gets a grip on
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John Glenn's James Dekrone gets a grip on Camden's Cody Sullivan during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Matt Raghunandan of Long Branch drives the face
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Matt Raghunandan of Long Branch drives the face of Vincent Deprez of Hilton into the mat during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

Matt Raghunandan of Long Branch looks at the
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Matt Raghunandan of Long Branch looks at the clock during his match against Vincent Deprez of Hilton during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

Matt Raghunandan of Long Branch after his win
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Matt Raghunandan of Long Branch after his win over Vincent Deprez of Hilton during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

Matt Raghunandan of Long Branch goes for the
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Matt Raghunandan of Long Branch goes for the pin against Vincent Deprez of Hilton during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

John Glenns Vinny Punzone tries to get out
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John Glenns Vinny Punzone tries to get out of the choke hold of Warwick Valleys Shane Connolly during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

John Glenns Vinny Punzone bares down on Warwick
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John Glenns Vinny Punzone bares down on Warwick Valleys Shane Connolly during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

Nigel McNeil of Huntington after his win over
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Nigel McNeil of Huntington after his win over Seafords Will Montgomery during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

Nigel McNeil of Huntington after his win over
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Nigel McNeil of Huntington after his win over Seafords Will Montgomery during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

Nigel McNeil of Huntington gets ready to throw
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Nigel McNeil of Huntington gets ready to throw Seafords Will Montgomery during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

Connetquot's Sean McCabe shoots on Pttsfords Dwann Hall
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Connetquot's Sean McCabe shoots on Pttsfords Dwann Hall during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

Nick Piccininni of Ward Melville beats Nathan Marshall
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Nick Piccininni of Ward Melville beats Nathan Marshall during their match during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY. (Feb. 25, 2011)

Connetquot's Sean McCabe uses his chin against pittsfords
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Connetquot's Sean McCabe uses his chin against pittsfords Dwann Hall during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

Nigel McNeil of Huntington after his win over
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Nigel McNeil of Huntington after his win over Seafords Will Montgomery during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

John Glenn's Vinny Punzone tries to pin Warwick
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John Glenn's Vinny Punzone tries to pin Warwick Valleys Shane Connolly from his on back during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

John Glenns Vinny Punzone tries to get out
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John Glenns Vinny Punzone tries to get out of the choke hold of Warwick Valleys Shane Connolly during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

Nigel McNeil of Huntington during his win over
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Nigel McNeil of Huntington during his win over Seafords Will Montgomery during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

Connetquot's Sean McCabe puts a choke hold on
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Connetquot's Sean McCabe puts a choke hold on Pittsfords Dwann Hall during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

John Glenn's Vinny Punzone bares down on Warwick
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John Glenn's Vinny Punzone bares down on Warwick Valleys Shane Connolly during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

Nigel McNeil of Huntington gets up close and
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Nigel McNeil of Huntington gets up close and personal with Seafords Will Montgomery during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

John Glenn's Vinny Punzone bares down on Warwick
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John Glenn's Vinny Punzone bares down on Warwick Valleys Shane Connolly during the NYS Wrestling tournament in Albany, NY on Feb. 25.

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