January 20, 2018
• Hewlett HS is looking for a tournament director for our February 3rd Qualifying Tournament. We have a very supportive parents association and coaching staff who will both assist the director with anything they need to help the tournament run successfully! Please contact head coach Steve Jones at 516-220-3773 or at Stephen.email@example.com with any suggestions or questions.
January 15, 2018
• Mike Marcy of Holy Trinity recorded his 100th win at Eastern States
• Rafael Lievano of Ward Melville HS earned his 100th career victory at Eastern States
• Francis Finn of Saint John the Baptist has reached his 100th win earlier this month and is now at 106
• Christian Gannone of Eastport-South Manor earned his 100th varsity career win last week
• Joey Evangelista of Port Jefferson won his 100th match this past weekend
• Section 11 Team Ranking as of 1-15-18
January 5, 2018
• Mahopac Youth Tournament January 28, 2018
• Stefan Major of Kings Park earned his 100th career varsity win back in early December and is now at 112
• Matt Campo of Mt. Sinai earned his 100th career varsity win back in on December 22nd and is now at 105
January 1, 2018
• Jake Silverstein, of Hauppauge HS, won his 200th career match in his first match at the Massapequa tournament. He defeated JP Bourgelais from Monsignor Farrell
• Danny Mauriello, of Hauppauge HS, won his 100th career match in the finals against Joe McGuinty from Monroe Woodbury at 138lbs
Wrestler of the Week: Each full
week of the season that competition takes place we will attempt to
name a Wrestler of the Week. You can send your nominations with
detailed reasons for your nomination to WOW@longislandwrestling.org.
The LIWA Wrestler of the Week, for the week ending January 14, 2018, is 285 lb junior, Joey Slackman, of Commack HS. Wrestling out of the #9 seed, the Commack big man went 4-0 (including wins over #8, #4, and #2) to win the 285 bracket, and become the first Commack wrestler to capture an Eastern States Championship.
The LIWA Wrestler of the Week, for the week ending January 7, 2018, is 195 lb senior, Jonathan Loew, of Wantagh HS. In the finals of the Patrick J Butler Memorial Duals, Jonathan won the battle of defending Section Champions, when he defeated Elijah Rodriguez of Long Beach, 7-0.
The LIWA Wrestler of the Week, for the week ending December 31, 2017, is 120 lb junior, Preston Maucere, of Saint Anthony’s HS. Unseeded in his bracket, Maucere went 5-0 this weekend to win the title at the 10th annual Prep Slam Invitational in Georgia. This included wins over two All State wrestlers (Louisiana and Tennessee), a state champion from Louisiana, and Nick Masters, 2017 Georgia State Champion/2017 USAW Cadet FS National runner-up.
The LIWA Wrestler of the Week, for the week ending December 24, 2017, is 126 lb junior, William Obert-Thorn, of Connetquot HS. Will was 3-0 for the week which including a major decision, a pin to help the T-Birds win a close dual with a very good Ward Melville team, and a decision over Sectional Finalist/#2 Ranked Jacob Borland of Northport.
Congratulations Will !
The LIWA Wrestler of the Week, for the week ending December 17, 2017, is 99 lb freshman, Ally Fitzgerald, of Lynbrook HS. On Saturday, Ally went 4-0, including 3 pins, to win the Southside Tournament and became the first female to win a high school wrestling tournament on Long Island.
Congratulations Ally !
The LIWA Wrestler of the Week, for the week ending December 10, 2017, is 132 lb senior, Kyle Reilly, of Smithtown West HS. In their dual meet with Mount Sinai, Reilly defeated Sectional Champ/NYS DII 3rd place, Matt Campo. Then, on Saturday, Reilly won the North Babylon Tournament, going 4-0, including a finals win over Sectional Finalist/#1 Ranked, Chris Esposito of Northport.
Congratulations Kyle !
The LIWA Wrestler of the Week, for the week ending December 3, 2017, is 120 lb senior, Dan Steinmann, of MacArthur HS. Coming in unseeded, Dan won the MacArthur Tournament ahead of 4 All Section/All State wrestlers. He was 4-0 on the day, including a semifinal win over 2017 PSAL Champion/NYS DI blood round loser, David Traub (Tottenville); and a finals win over 2017 NYS DII 4th, Keith Cassar (Oyster Bay).
Looking to collect any
old Section 8 or Section 11 County Wrestling Tournament programs and
filled in brackets. Also looking for past NYSPHSAA State Tournament
programs and NCAA Wrestling Championship programs. If you have been
looking to clean out your attic or garage and don't know what to do
with your old programs here is the answer. Mail them to Steve Meehan
117 Dale Dr, Oakdale NY 11769 or drop them off @ 117 Dale Dr, Oakdale
NY 11769 or give me a call and I'll come pick them up if you have
more than a few.. (April 7)
When you see a ? in the list of teams,
it means the coach has been asked who is in their tournament and
hasn't responded. Events will remain
listed here until individual tournament results are sent to me or dual
results are entered in Trackwrestling and sent.
Sat 01/20/2018 9:00AM Busby Classic Duals at Port Washington (Comsewogue, Copiague, Great Neck South, Madison-CT, Port Washington, Sewanhaka West) 9:00AM Oyster Bay Duals (Hills East, Hampton Bays, Kellenberg, Oyster Bay, Sayville, Syosset) 10:30AM Herricks Highlander Tournament (at Comm Ctr) (Centereach, Herricks, Islip B, Ward Melville B, ?) 4:30PM Section 8 Dual Meet Championship Quarters, Semis and Finals at Clarke HS
9:00AM Lindenhurst Round Robin (Babylon, Bayport-Blue Point, Benjamin Cardozo, Center Moriches, Commack, East Hampton, East Islip (a few wrestlers), Lindenhurst, Syracuse Insitute-Sec 3) 9:00AM Kohl Invitational at Suffern (East Ramapo, Huntington, Monroe-Woodbury, New Paltz, Putnam Valley/Haldane, Suffern) 12:00PM Section 11 D1 Dual Meet Championship Semis at Bay Shore HS
2:30PM Section 11 D1 Dual Meet Championship Finals at Bay Shore HS
2:30PM Section 11 D2 Dual Meet Championship Finals at Bay Shore HS
Port Jefferson vs Mt. Sinai
Fri 12/15/2017 5:00PM Herricks at Hicksville
Sat 12/16/2017 9:00AM St. Anthony's at My House-Xcaliber at Wilks Barre, PA
Sat 1/13/2018 - Due to Eastern States many teams will be missing starters 9:00AM David Sorensen Memorial Invitational at LI Lutheran (Collegiate-Pvt, Dalton-Pvt, Hampton Bays, Hauppauge, Lexington-Pvt, Long Island Lutheran-Pvt, Martin Luther-Pvt, Port Jefferson, Poly Prep-Pvt, Sachem East, Salesian-CHSAA, Trinity-Pvt)
Wed 01/18/2018 Section 8 Dual Meet Championship
Oceanside vs Hewlett
Mepham vs Freeport
Massapequa vs Mineola
Fri 01/19/2018 4:30PM Sewanhaka East at Sewanhaka West (At Sewanhaka)
4:00 PM Patchogue-Medford at Islip
HS Alumni Nights
The National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum announced that it will offer all-session tickets for the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships on March 15-17, 2018 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
The Hall of Fame tickets are located in the lower bowl. To be eligible to purchase two tickets in the Hall’s section, you must make a tax-deductible donation of $500 to the Hall of Fame before Oct. 13. Individuals will be eligible to purchase two tickets for every $500 donated (i.e. Donate $1,000 and be eligible to purchase four tickets).
NCAA ticket applications will be mailed out in November. Tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis upon receipt of applications with payment.
Donations can be made online at NWHOF.org/support, by telephone at (405) 377-5243 and by mail at NWHOF, 405 West Hall of Fame Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74075.
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The Long Island Wrestling
Association is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization dedicated to
fostering, promoting and encouraging the sport of amateur wrestling on Long
Island as a means of building character, physical health and well-being,
sportsmanship, self-confidence, self-esteem, and positive attitudes about
dedication, persistence, intensity and hard work among the younger
generation in order to fit them more adequately for their future role in
The Purposes of the Long Island
Wrestling Association, Inc.:
assist young people to compete in the sport of amateur wrestling by
sponsoring tournaments and competitions for wrestlers and clinics for
wrestlers and coaches.
To assist and facilitate the creation,
development and enhancement of youth wrestling programs.
To assist and
facilitate the dissemination of
information about wrestling events and activities to wrestlers, coaches,
parents and fans.
To assist and facilitate the creation of a
travel club to allow wrestlers to attend wrestling camps, clinics,
competitions and tournaments in other geographic areas.
To assist wrestlers in obtaining USA
Wrestling membership cards to allow them to participate in USA Wrestling
To assist and facilitate the creation and
development of work programs, summer and part-time internships with various
Long Island and New York City corporate sponsors.
To assist and facilitate the creation and
development of a foreign student/wrestler exchange program.
To encourage parents and fans to volunteer
their time to assist in the development of youth wrestling programs.
To assist and facilitate the dissemination of
information to the general public about the sport of wrestling.
To enhance and support media coverage of
To assist Long Island wrestlers in attending
the Olympic training camp and in competing on a national and international
To offer membership to the general public in
the Long Island Wrestling Association, Inc. and to collect membership dues
and other contributions from such membership.
To solicit and collect contributions from
individuals, groups, business and social organizations, corporations,
foundations and governmental entities in order to finance the activities of