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Lead Stories


January 17, 2018
2018 Section 8 Dual Meet Championship Bracket
Section 8 Final Conference Standings
Section 11 D1 Individual Ranking as of 1-17-18
Updated 2018 Section 11 Dual Meet Championship Bracket with Wednesday Scores

January 16, 2018
The Northeast Wrestling Duals sponsored by Beat the Streets Providence is looking for 2 more HS teams - All fees waived for NY teams
2018 Section 11 Dual Meet Championship Bracket
Mark Matyka of Riverhead earned his 100th varsity win Saturday at the Comsewogue Duals

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 13, 2018
Matt Patrizio of Commack reached his 100th win earlier this year at the North Babylon Holiday tournament
Raymond Costa of Cold Spring Harbor earned his 100th win at the Syosset Tournament on January 6th
Minisink Valley in Section 9 is looking for a few more teams for our individual tournament on January 20, 2018

January 12, 2018
NY-USA Wrestling “Long Beach Alumni” Nassau County Youth Championships February 4, 2018
Ryan Meisner of Lindenhurst earned his 100th win at the Coach Luksik Duals at Deer Park back in December. He is now at 113
Christian Gannone of Eastport-South Manor had earned his 100th varsity career win Tuesday night

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 4, 2018
Statewide CHSAA Team Ranking as of 1-4-18
State Wide CHSAA Individual Ranking as of 01-04-18
Anthony Dushaj and Dylan Ryder of Hills West have both recently earned their 100th career varsity win

January 3, 2018
Sun 01/07/2018
10:30AM Brentwood vs Locust Valley at LIU Post
12:00PM Patchogue-Medford vs Farmingdale at LIU Post
2:30PM Mattituck vs North Babylon at LIU Post



January 2, 2018
Section 8 D1 Individual Ranking as of 1-2-18 - 138 Updated
Section 8 Combined Team Ranking as of 1-2-18
Section 11 D1 Individual Ranking as of 1-2-18
11th Annual Island Trees Youth Junior Ted Petersen Tournament January 21, 2018
1st Annual Harlem Jets Tournament February 18, 2018

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

December 30, 2017
Hofstra Opens The New Year At The Southern Scuffle In Chattanooga Monday
Mineola is looking for any type of JV wrestling on Saturday January 13, 2018

December 29, 2017
The Stony Brook School in Suffolk is looking for JV dual meets for January 13, 2018 and also during the week of January 15-19, 2018
Trackwrestling National High School Rankings as of 12/28/17
Section 11 Team Ranking as of 12-27-17

December 28, 2017
Due to a last minute cancellation, Lindenhurst has an opening for 1 team at our annual individual tournament next Saturday January 6, 2018

December 23, 2017
South Side is looking for a JV Match. Open dates in January are 4, 8, 9, 11, 29 and 30, 2018

December 22, 2017
Cold Spring Harbor is looking for a Varsity Dual in January
Former Wantagh Wrestler and Current Florida State Trooper, John Greisheimer, Saves Drivers Life
44th Annual South Plainfield Wrestling Tournament February 18, 2018
1st Annual Long Island Womens High SchoolChampionship January 30, 2018

December 19, 2017
Thursday at St. Anthony's at 6:00PM St. Anthony's will be wrestling Wyoming Seminary. Bergen Catholic rescheduled for January 11, 2018 at 7PM.
Wantagh Youth Tournament Final Brackets - December 17, 2017
Section 8 D2 Individual Ranking as of 12-19-17
Section 11 Team Ranking as of 12-19-17
Minisink Valley in Section 9 is looking for 2 more teams for our individual tournament on January 20, 2018

December 18, 2017
Hewlett HS is looking for a non-league match in January
Due to a late cancellation Locust Valley has an opening in its dual meet tournament on December 28, 2017
Hewlett HS is looking for an individual or dual meet tournament on Saturday, January 13, 2018
Due to a late cancellation, Port Washington has 1 opening in the Busby Classic Dual Meet Tournament on January 20th, 2018

December 17, 2017
Lynbrook’s Ally Fitzgerald first LI girl to win wrestling tournament

December 13, 2017
The Irvington Invitational, at Irvington HS in Section 1, had their original date snowed out and they are now having the tournament on December 30, 2017
Lindenhurst Youth Wrestling Tournament January 7, 2018
Statewide CHSAA Team Ranking as of 12-12-17

December 11, 2017
Section 11 Team Ranking as of 12-11-17

December 10, 2017
King of the East Youth Wrestling Championships at Hofstra
9th Annual Ice breaker Youth Tournament Results- December 10, 2017
9th Annual Ice breaker Youth Tournament Brackets- December 10, 2017

December 8, 2017
Sachem North Kid Tournament January 21, 2018
10th Annual Kathy Wagner Tournament at Eastport-South Manor January 21, 2018
Westbury is looking for a Varsity Dual and a Varsity Tournament. They are also looking for a JV Tournament

December 7, 2017
NSCHSAA Pre-Season Individual Ranking as of 12-06-17
State Wide CHSAA Individual Ranking as of 12-06-17
Michael Hughes Named GoHofstra.Com Student-Athlete Of The Week
East Islip Kid Tournament - K-6th January 7, 2018

December 6, 2017
West Islip Youth Wrestling Takedown Tournament December 29, 2017
Sachem East Youth and Middle School Tournament January 28, 2018

November 28, 2017
Due to a late cancellation, Seaford now has 1 opening in the Patrick J. Butler Dual Meet Tournament on January 6, 2018
Section 11 D1 Pre-Season Individual Ranking as of 11-28-17

November 26, 2017
12th Annual Wantagh Youth Tournament December 17, 2017

November 22, 2017
Section 11 D2 Pre-Season Individual Ranking as of 11-21-17

November 21, 2017
Plainview is looking for a Non-League Dual in January with a Nassau or Suffolk team
Eastport-South Manor has 1 opening in a Dual Meet Tournament they are hosting on Saturday December 2, 2017
Hampton Bays has one opening to fill for our Dual Meet Tournament to be held Saturday December 16, 2017
Monsignor Farrell on Staten Island is looking for 1-2 additional teams for the David Ironman Invitational on Saturday January 6, 2018
Farmingdale is looking for 2-3 more teams for its JV Tournament (individual bracket) held on Saturday January 13, 2018

November 19, 2017
Hofstra's Michael Hughes Sweeps Through Navy Classic For 285-lb. Title
Gregor Gillespie Available for in season clinics! During or outside of practice times.

November 18, 2017
Mary Ann Lange Tournament March 24, 2018 - Flyer Added
Longwood Jr High Tournament March 24, 2018 - Flyer Added
St. Anthony's needs a team (full lineup) to wrestle St. Peter's Prep from NJ on December 23, 2017 at St.Anthony's

November 17, 2017
Valley Stream North JR/SR HS is looking for a Junior High Wrestling Head Coach for this winter season (January to March)
Michael Hughes Named GoHofstra Student-Athlete Of The Week
Hofstra Heads To The Navy Classic This Saturday
Mattituck has an opening for a non-league dual meet. Suffolk or Nassau team

November 16, 2017
Long Beach Gladiator Youth and Middle School Tournament December 3, 2017 - Flyer Added
Seaford is looking for an Assistant Middle School Wrestling Coach for this upcoming season 2017-2018

November 14, 2017
Section 11 Pre-Season Team Ranking as of 11-13-17
Eastport-South Manor has 1 opening in a Dual Meet Tournament they are hosting on Saturday December 2, 2017
Southampton is looking for JV Tournaments on the weekends of 12/9, 12/16, 1/13, 1/20
15th Annual Gary Mims Youth Wrestling Tournament January 14, 2018 - Flyer Added

November 9, 2017
Section 8 D1 Pre-Season Individual Ranking as of 11-9-17
Section 8 Pre-Season Team Ranking as of 11-9-17

November 6, 2017
William Floyd HS has 1 opening in their Takedown Autism Duals on December 2, 2017

November 3, 2017
Wantagh Warriors Youth Team Grades 1st-8th - Signups November 9, 2017

October 31, 2017
Center Moriches is currently looking for an assistant coach for the 2017-2018 season
Uniondale is looking for a JV event (dual, tournament or scrimmage) on December 9, 2017
Calhoun HS is looking for a dual meet opponent on January 6, 2018 at 3PM

October 30, 2017
Port Washington is currently looking for an assistant coach for the 2017-2018 season

October 26, 2017
Bayport Blue Point Is looking for a Middle School Wrestling Coach for this coming season 2017-2018

October 25, 2017
Amityville has 1 opening for the Lonnie Kittle Tournament. It is a 2 day individual tournament on December 8-9, 2017
9th Annual Ice Breaker Tournament at John Glenn HS - December 10, 2017
Hofstra's Michael Hughes Ranked In Several Preseason Polls

October 23, 2017
Uniondale is looking for 1 more team to add to their Knights Classic Wrestling Tournament on November 25, 2017
Great Neck South is looking for a JV tournament for December 16, 2017
Great Neck South is looking for a varsity dual meet tournament or individual tournament on the weekend of January 13, 2018
Springfield, Massachusetts has an opening in its annual Springfield Central Wrestling Festival on January 20, 2018

October 19, 2017
Hofstra Wrestling Pride Cup Preseason Championships
VHW East at Sachem East Middle School Preseason Clinic November 13, 2017-January 18, 2018
VHW East at Sachem East Youth Clinic November 13, 2017-February 14, 2018

October 17, 2017
Herricks (Section 8) has 2 openings in its 46th Annual Herricks Invitational on Saturday, December 2, 2017

October 13, 2017
Matthew P. Sapolin Memorial Youth Wrestling Tournament at Islip - January 14, 2018
Huntington is looking for teams for their Huntington Individual Tournament on December 2, 2017

October 11, 2017
Glen Cove is looking for teams for the annual Charles McCullough Individual Tournament on December 28, 2017
Northport has one opening left in their Holiday Duals on December 30, 2017. Please contact Thad Alberti if you are interested

October 10, 2017
Hewlett has 1-2 openings in their December 9, 2017 "King of the Mat" individual tournament

October 5, 2017
Long Beach Gladiator Youth and Middle School Tournament December 3, 2017 - Flyer to Follow
Lindenhurst Youth Wrestling Tournament January 7, 2018 - Flyer to Follow
15th Annual Gary Mims Youth Wrestling Tournament January 14, 2018 - Flyer to Follow
South Side/East Rockaway is still looking for 3 more teams for the 2018 South Side Duals on January 27, 2018

October 4, 2017
Tom Ryan Returns to Hofstra with Kyle Snyder to Conduct a Clinic Before the Hofstra Wrestle-Offs. A Meet & Greet with Tom Ryan to Take Place Following at an Offsite Venue. All this on Sunday October 29th
12th Annual Wantagh Youth Tournament December 17, 2017 - Flyer to Follow
Massapequa Youth Wrestling Program - November 14, 2017-February 8, 2018

October 3, 2017
The Mepham wrestling team is in need of an Assistant/JV Coach for the upcoming wrestling season
3rd Annual Kings Park Youth Wrestling Tournament - December 17, 2017

October 2, 2017
Deer Park HS is looking for a Varsity Assistant Wrestling Coach for the coming season

October 1, 2017
West Islip is looking for one more team to complete the bracket for the West Islip Duals on January 6, 2018



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2017-18 Wrestler of the Week

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.
Congratulations Joey!.

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.
Congratulations Jonathan!


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.
Congratulations Preston!


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).
Congratulations Dan!





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College Wrestling Home Schedule

Sunday Jan 21, 2018 12:00PM - LIU Post Gym NYU at LIU Post
 
Saturday Jan 27, 2018 1:00PM - Phys Ed Center Hofstra vs Buffalo
 
Saturday Feb 3, 2018 1:00PM - Phys Ed Center Hofstra vs Drexel
 
Thursday Feb 8, 2018 6:00PM Kings Point vs Coast Guard
 
Saturday Feb 10, 2018 10:00AM - Nassau CC NJCAA District Championships
 
Sunday Feb 11, 2018 1:00PM - Phys Ed Center Hofstra vs Sacred Heart (Senior Day)
 
Saturday Feb 17, 2018 1:00PM - Phys Ed Center Hofstra vs Brown (Alumni Day)
  7:00PM - Phys Ed Center Hofstra vs
 
Saturday Mar 3, 2018 TBA - Mack Arena EIWA Championships
Sunday Mar 4, 2018 TBA - Mack Arena EIWA Championships




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Updated Oct 21, 2008

 

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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)

 

 


HS Schedule

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.

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Thu 01/18/2018
4:30PM Hicksville at Great Neck North
4:30PM St John The Baptist at Hempstead
6:00PM VS North at Oyster Bay
4:30PM Section 8 Dual Meet Championship Pigtails and Prelims at Higher Seed
4:30 PM Central Islip at Center Moriches (Senior Night)
4:30 PM Shoreham-WR at Mattituck

Fri 01/19/2018
4:30PM Sewanhaka East at Sewanhaka West (At Sewanhaka)
4:00 PM Patchogue-Medford at Islip
5:30 PM West Babylon at Amityville
6:00 PM East Islip at Sayville
6:00 PM Holy Trinity at West Islip


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


Unreported Results

Sat 12/09/2017

9:00AM Hicksville Invitational Tournament

(Great Neck North, Hempstead, Hicksville, Island Trees, Jericho, Lawrence, MacArthur B, Manhasset B, Massapequa B, Roosevelt, Valley Stream Central, Westbury)


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 12/23/2017
9:00AM Battle at the Harbor at Cold Spring Harbor
    (Bellmore JFK, Bellport, Carle Place, Cold Spring Harbor, Commack, East Meadow, John Glenn, Miller Place, Shoreham-WR, Uniondale, West Islip, Westbury)

Fri 12/29/2017
9:00AM Clarke Duals
    (Baldwin, Carle Place/Wheatly, Clarke, Copiague, Freeport, Lynbrook, Miller Place, Plainedge, Smithtown West, Uniondale, Wantagh)

Wed 01/03/2018
5:00PM VS South at Mineola
6:00PM Hempstead at Uniondale

Thu 01/11/2018
4:15PM Hicksville at Westbury
4:30PM Clarke at Wheatley (at Clarke HS)
7:00PM South Side at Great Neck South

Fri 01/12/2018
5:00PM East Meadow at VS Central
6:00 PM Huntington at West Islip
6:00 PM Ward Melville at Sachem East

Sat 1/13/2018 - Due to Eastern States many teams will be missing starters
8:30AM Sewanhaka West Duals
    (Benjamin Cardozo-PSAL, Hicksville, Island Trees, Lindenhurst, Mineola, Sewanhaka West)
9:00AM Harrold Earl Duals at VS Central
    (Bayport-Blue Point, East Meadow, Oceanside, Seaford, VS Central, VS North)
9:00AM Kings Park Tournament
    (?, Coach never responded)
9:00AM Warrior Duals at Comsewogue HS
    (Pool A-Bay Shore, Riverhead, Shoreham-WR, Ward Melville, Pool B-Comsewogue, Mt. Sinai B, Northport, St. John the Baptist)
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)

Tue 01/16/2018
5:30PM Port Washington at Farmingdale

Wed 01/17/2018
4:30PM Holy Trinity at Chaminade




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NCAA wrestling tickets for website

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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Mission Statement

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 society.

If you think we are heading in the right direction or just enjoy the website please become a member of the Long Island Wrestling Association.  Click here to join!

The Purposes of the Long Island Wrestling Association, Inc.:

To 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 sponsored events.

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 wrestling events.

To assist Long Island wrestlers in attending the Olympic training camp and in competing on a national and international level.

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 the corporation.