State Wrestling Champion!

Jon Gomez
Hunter Dusold

Locust Valley High School senior Jon Gomez earned his second state wrestling championship on Feb. 25 in Albany.

The Princeton-bound senior took home the126-lb weight class championship for the second time during the tournament sponsored by the NY State Public High School Athletic Association. Jon defeated a strong opponent from Mattituck High School, which is the Suffolk D-II championship team.

Senior Hunter Dusold placed third in the tournament, earning All-State Honors. The team as a whole placed sixth in the tournament. During the past six years, the Locust Valley wrestling program has produced 16 All-State wrestlers and three state champions.

Congratulations to all of the wrestlers and their dedicated coaches.