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    Stevo Poulin

    He is an "A" student....So, he can probably get into any school he wants... But I tend to agree that until given a reason to think otherwise, I see him Raleigh bound in a few years.
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    Team New Jersey

    New York MIGHT be able to get a 5-5 split in terms bout wins; probably lose on a points system though. 57kg: Arujau---It's freestyle, so he could have the edge just based on experience 65: Diakomihalis 79: Dake 97: Honis---Just based on being the U.S. Open runner-up 125: Gwiazdowski
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    Stevo Poulin

    7th grader Zack Ryder...
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    New York Teams at NHSCA NATIONAL DUALS?

    Very nice showing by the three New Yorkers on Kong... Combined, Titus/Redding/Busiello went something like 27-1. Redding had the 6-5 win over Barnett; Busiello had a decision by an identical score against Lovett...Titus looked good in that narrow 5-3 loss to Bouzakis.
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    New York Teams at NHSCA NATIONAL DUALS?

    I posted the Kong results on LIWA... All tournament results are available on FloArena.
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    New York Teams at NHSCA NATIONAL DUALS?

    Armspin, VHW, and ROAR are almost entirely NY kids... Kong United is organized by New York coaches and has three Empire State studs. Other teams have select NYers in their line-ups.
  7. Of the 13 NYSPHSAA wrestlers to win four or more titles, the following did so without one of their titles coming at 96/99: Vito Arujau: Won 1st title at 113...Placed 2nd at 99 as an 8th grader Alex Ekstrom: Won 1st title at 112... Frankie Gissendanner: Won 1st title at 138 Jesse Jantzen: Won 1st title at 119...Placed 3rd at 91 as a 7th grader Quinton Murphy: Won 1st title at 103...Placed 6th as a 7th grader at 96 Nick Piccininni: Won 1st title at 106...Placed 3rd at 99 as an 8th grader Note: As mentioned above, no 5x has yet to do it without winning once at 96/99.
  8. Yes...John Jr. graduated in 2016 after being a 2x NYS place-winner. I thought he stayed local to compete, but now I cannot find him on any LI college roster.
  9. Not to put pressure on the kid, but one current candidate might be Zack Ryder.. Finished as the state runner-up to Stevo Poulin at 106 as a 7th grader...Therefore, if he and Poulin are not in the same bracket next season, the potential could be there for him to win his 1st at a weight higher than 99.
  10. Won his 5th in February...Heading to Arizona State in the fall.
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    Blair Sem Who Won Box Scores?

    Blair-31; Wyoming Seminary-20 (Final) 120: Trevor Mastrogiovanni (Blair) dec. Lachlan McNeil (SEM), 7-1 126: Michael Colaiocco (Blair) Maj Dec. Drew Munch (SEM), 13-4 132: Beau Bartlett (SEM) pinned Shayne Van Ness (Blair) 0:24 138: Travis Mastrogiovanni (Blair) dec. Jonathan Miers (SEM), 3-2 145: Joshua Gobencion (Blair) dec. Connor Kievman (SEM), 5-4 152: Nick Incontrera (Blair) dec. Benny Baker (SEM), 5-4 160: Dom Mata (Blair) dec. Jake Stefanowicz (SEM), 5-0 170: Cole Rees (SEM) dec. Rylan Rogers (Blair), 7-4 182: Darrien Roberts (SEM) dec. Julian Ramirez (Blair), 6-5 195: Peyton Craft (Blair) dec. Kyle Costello (SEM), 4-0 220: Jake Kaminski (SEM) dec. Owen Trephan (Blair), 4-3 285: Mike Doggett (SEM) TF Elijah Anthony (Blair), 15-0 106: Danny Wask (Blair) wins by forfeit 113: Ryan Miller (Blair) dec. Troy Spratley (SEM), 2-1 UTB
  12. He returned to Minnesota to wrestle at Shakopee. I am guessing the motivation for transferring was so he could compete alongside his younger brother, Pierson, who is #2 ranked 106-pounder as a 7th grader.
  13. Hope this helps....Using various sources, I think I was able to find some results for at least the past few years. 2017 2016 2015 2014 (not complete) 2013
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    Final X Lehigh

    #62 in the Queue.
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    Team Kong Does it again

    It's a fair question and I am glad we are able to discuss it like adults (sorry for the a-hole comment). I can tell you that when Kong first started, it was an entirely local team and did fairly well (runners-up at Disney in 2013, 3rd in 2014). Even the team that lost to YG Black in 2015 at NHSCA was majority LI, with a few scattered NYers. It's really only been the last three years that the roster has begun to shift towards more of a nationally recruited all-star team. To answer you question to the best of my ability, I think it is either lack of interest or lack of availability.....The NY school year notoriously runs very late, which is why we always struggle to field teams for USAW. Cadet and Junior duals The talent is there to have a decent (maybe not title winning) team that would hold their own. If all of the top kids were available, my guess is that the line-up would resemble this: 106: 2x State runner-up/Cadet FS All-American Jordan Titus....Was a back-up on this year's team 113: 3x State Champion/former Super 32 runner-up, Greg Diakomihalis 120: Same as before----Redding 126: Same as before----Busiello 132: Same as before----Sciotto 138: Same as before--- Vines 145: 2018 State runner-up, Anthony Sobotker 152: 5x NYS Champion/Cadet World Bronze medalist, Jacori Teemer 160: 3x NYS finalist/2018 Champion, Jake Silverstein 170: Same----Cuomo 182: 2018 State Champion/Cadet FS runner-up, Jacob Logan 195: 2018 State Champion/NHSCA Senior National Champion, Jonathan Loew 220: 2018 State Champion/Beast of the East 5th (or 6th), Elijah Rodriguez 285: Same----Wilson. With the exception of Diakomihalis, that is an entirely downstate team with 11 coming from Long Island.