BULLDOGS OPEN SEASON
PLACE FINISH IN THE
DAWG POUND DUALS
THREE WINS ON THE DAY
1-MACARTHUR GENERALS (LARGE SCHOOL)
2-ISLAND TREES BULLDOGS (SMALL SCHOOL)
3-HICKSVILLE COMETS (LARGE SCHOOL)
4-ROSLYN BULLDOGS (LARGE SCHOOL)
5-LEVITTOWN DIVISION DRAGONS (LARGE SCHOOL)
6-PLAINVIEW HAWKS (LARGE SCHOOL)
7-LAWRENCE TORNADOES (LARGE SCHOOL)
8-VALLEY STREAM SOUTH FALCONS (LARGE SCHOOL)
The Island Trees
team opened the
with a great start,
finishing in second
place as the host
Dawg Pound Duals.
The Bulldogs faced
four large schools
on the day defeating
Lawrence 78-0, and Levittown Division 58-19, before dropping the tournament championship match to MacArthur 42-28.
Earning their first career varsity wins were eighth grade wrestlers Ryan Romano, Vinny Giambona, Johnny Najdek, freshmen Elvin Romano and Chris Cooper, and sophomores Stephen Groenert and Matt Warrington. Notably, eighth grader Ryan Romano (99 lbs.) was extremely impressive and tough all day finishing with 4 wins and was voted unanimously as the team MVP for the tournament. Seniors Megan Anderson and Donald Arana also had an exceptional day. Megan won two matches while Donny went 4-0 and defeated the 5th place Nassau County qualifier from Lawrence. Senior Mike Spitaletta also went 4-0 during the tournament.
Please come and show your support for the wrestling program this Friday at 7:00 pm at Island Trees High School as the Bulldogs take on Herricks and honor fallen hero and former Bulldog grappler, Danny Fuentes, on Danny Fuentes Memorial Match Night.
Head Varsity Wrestling Coach