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Top Wrestlers In State Invade Times Union Center

It’s finally here.  The New York State Wrestling Championships come to the Times Union Center in Albany this weekend. The competition consists of wrestlers in Division I (large schools) and Division II.

photo by Ellen Sax

Here is a list of the Section II wrestlers who will try to bring home a championship.

Division I wrestlers from Section II

99-Kevin Parker (Shenendehowa), 106-Dominic Inzana (Saratoga), Corey Ali (Shenendehowa), 113-Brandon Lapi (Amsterdam), Jesse Porter (Shenendehowa); 120-Zach Joseph (Shenendehowa), Casey Jones (Queensbury); 126-Josh St. John (Queensbury), Matt Greene (Columbia); Drew Oligney (Lansingburgh); 132-Joey Butler (Burnt Hills), Brendan Morgan (Columbia), Nick Kelley (Shenendehowa); 138-Dave Almaviva (Shenendehowa), Gus Clark (Schenectady); 145-Evan Wallace (Columbia); 152-Angelo Kress (Columbia), Thomas Carta (South Glens Falls); 160-Mike Garrison (Amsterdam), Connor Sutton (LaSalle); 170-Mike Hewitt (Queensbury), Stephen Lumley (South Glens Falls); 182-Matt Lashway (Queensbury); 195-Tony Fusco (Shenendehowa); 220-Jon Babson (LaSalle), Alex Pontiff (Queensbury); 285-Cole Lampman (Shenendehowa), El Shaddai Gilmore (Columbia) and Cory Quintana (Mohonasen).

Division II wrestlers from Section II

99-Luis Weirbach (Hoosick Falls), Alexis Bleau (Schoharie); 106-Carter Merecki (Salem), Jerome Gladney (Ravena); 113-Kyler Harrington (Hudson Falls); 120-Zach Marcel (Corinth), Al Aubin (Whitehall); 126-Noah Valastro (Hudson Falls); 132-Curt Rowley (Duanesburg); 138-John Diekel (Whitehall); 145-Connor Lawrence (Duanesburg), Geno Brancati (Hudson Falls); 152-Nick Gallo (Schalmont); 160-Aaron Dudley (Hudson Falls), Brandyn Ainsworth (Johnstown); 170-Mike Green (Cobleskill-Richmondville), Brad Burns (Hoosick Falls), Matt Casullo (Berne-Knox-Westerlo); 182-Tyler Morris (Salem), Dallas Mesick (Duanesburg); 195-Zach Diekel (Whitehall); 220-Joe Sprung (Berne-Knox-Westerlo) and 285-Alex Soutiere (Ravena).

Schedule: Friday, Feb. 24

Session I

9:30 a.m.-Parade of Champions

10 a.m.-2 p.m.-Preliminaries Division I and II

2-4 p.m.-Quarterfinals, Division I and II

4-8 p.m.-Wrestlebacks, Division I and II

Saturday, Feb. 25

Session II

9:30 a.m.-National Anthem/Special Awards

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.-Semifinals, Division I and II and Wrestlebacks, Division I and II

12:30-2 p.m.-Wrestlebacks/Consolation Semifinals, Division I and II

2-3:30 p.m.-Consolation Finals, Division I and II

Session III

Gates re-open for finals, 5 p.m.

Finals, Division I and II, 6 p.m.

photo by Ellen Sax


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