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Wantagh Comes Up Big at Wrestling Championships

Local wrestlers take top honors

(Editor’s Note: This is part one of two of the wrestling championship coverage, Levittown schools will appear in next week’s edition of the Levittown Tribune.)

Wantagh High School recently took first place in the 2012 Nassau County Section 8 - D1 Wrestling Championships held at Hofstra University. Wantagh scored 254.5, placing first over Long Beach (189.5) and MacArthur (141.5).

Two top Wantagh wrestlers took top honors: 99 lb. Jose Rodriquez and 138 lb. Danny McDevitt with a pair of tech falls. Wantagh’s place winners also included:

2nd place: 120 lb. Chris Araos; 126 lb. Vinny Turano
3rd place: 106 lb. Kyle Quinn; 132 lb. Nick Vines
4th place: 182 lb. James Corbett
5th place: 152 lb. Doug Rogers; 182 lb. Alex Wedel
6th place: 285 lb. Steve English