Locust Valley High School hosted the annual Wrestling Invitational on Dec. 30, 2015 for ten Long Island high schools. The Falcons scored 426.5 points and were crowned the champions. The second place team was 103 points behind Locust Valley.
The Falcons had 11 finalists in the event, including six first-place champions.
Most Outstanding Wrestler: Jon Gomez
Most Pins least amount of time: Andrew Cantatore 3 pins in 2.48 seconds.
First Place: Andrew Cantatore (132-lbs.), Bryce Dusold (182-lbs.), Hunter Dusold (126-lbs.), Jon Gomez (120-lbs.), Spencer Matthaei (285-lbs.) and Bailey O’Brien (152-lbs.).
Second Place: Pat Briody (145-lbs.), Christian Casazza (195-lbs.), Alex Cassisi (182-lbs.), John Pedraghelu (170-lbs.) and Jack Ward (132-lbs.).
Third Place: Gage DeNatale (106-lbs.), Jason Lopez (145-lbs.), Vito Rodriguez (99-lbs.), Dane Sandillo (170-lbs.) and Preston Watts (138-lbs.).
Fourth Place: Jack DeNatale (126-lbs.), Greg Farr (113-lbs.), Matt Murcott (99-lbs.) and Jon Romano (120-lbs.).
Congratulations to all of the participants and to Coach Joe Enea and Assistant Coaches Tim Bellisari and Cory Haldas. Special thanks to the high school custodial staff, Ralph Pascuzzo for technical assistance and the Athletic Council led by Carolyn Collins and Paula Dragone for providing refreshments.