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Suffolk Division I wrestling championships

Sachem North's Gio Santiago reacts after he pins

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) Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

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

Westhampton Beach's Alex Tanzman won the 99 -pound
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

Ward Melville's Nick Piccininni and Commack's Mike D'Angelo
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

Longwood's Nick Hall is seen on the mat
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

Longwood's Corey Rasheed won by a piin over
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

Sachem North's Gio Santiago reacts after he pins
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

Connetquot's Shaun Gillen competes with SWR's Zak Mullen
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

Shoreham Wading River's TJ Fabian, top, competes with
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

Connetquot's Kenny Drew competes with Sachem North's Steve
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

Longwood's Nick Hall takes a stance during his
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

Huntington's Nick Lupi competes with Commack's David Rubino
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

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

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

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

Nick Hall of Longwood pins Vin Provenzano of
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Nick Hall of Longwood pins Vin Provenzano of Islip. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Nick Mauriello of Haupauge (tan headgear), far right,
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Nick Mauriello of Haupauge (tan headgear), far right, wrestles Tommy Sewell of John Glenn. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Nick Mauriello of Haupauge (tan headgear) wraps up
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

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

Coaches and spectators go wild as Diego Ramirez
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Coaches and spectators go wild as Diego Ramirez of Brentwood (green uniform) beats No. 1 seeded Tom Dutton of Rocky Point. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Islip's Natt Haag (purple) wrestles No. 1 seed
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Islip's Natt Haag (purple) wrestles No. 1 seed Sean McCabe of Connetquot (red). (Feb. 10, 2012)

Islip's Natt Haag (purple) pushes out No. 1
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Islip's Natt Haag (purple) pushes out No. 1 seed Sean McCabe of Connetquot (red) out of the ring. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Islip's Natt Haag (purple) flips No. 1 seed
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Islip's Natt Haag (purple) flips No. 1 seed Sean McCabe of Connetquot. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Diego Ramirez of Brentwood (green uniform, far right)
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Diego Ramirez of Brentwood (green uniform, far right) takes control of No. 1 seed Tom Dutton of Rocky Point. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Diego Ramirez of Brentwood (green uniform) takes control
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Diego Ramirez of Brentwood (green uniform) takes control of No. 1 seed Tom Dutton (blue uniform) of Rocky Point. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Top-seeded Sean McCabe of Connetquot (red) struggles against
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Top-seeded Sean McCabe of Connetquot (red) struggles against Islip's Natt Haag (purple). (Feb. 10, 2012)

Islip's Natt Haag (purple) is congratulated after beating
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Islip's Natt Haag (purple) is congratulated after beating top-seeded Sean McCabe of Connetquot. (Feb. 10, 2012)

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