Articles from December 2015



Madison Places 2nd at the Wingate Winter Tournament

Step to the Line2Led by senior Angel Tapia and junior Nikita Ignatenko, who both placed first at 160 and 138 pounds respectively; the Madison wrestlers earned a 2nd place finish at the Wingate Winter Wrestling Tournament.

Angel 1st 160

Angel Tapia 1st place at 160 pounds

Nikita 1st 138

Nikita Ignatenko 1st place at 138 pounds

William Harris (132), Howie Wang (152), and George Grigalashvil (220) placed 2nd, while lightweights Dean Blafford (113), Timmy Turakulov (106), and Feruz Telmanov (99) battled back from early losses to earn a 3rd place finish.

Feruz 3rd 99

Feruz Temanov 3rd place at 99 pounds

Timmy 3rd 106

Timmy Turakulov 3rd place at 106 pounds

Dean 3rd 113

Dean Blafford 3rd at 113 pounds

Madison finished the tournament in a tie with Midwood for second place. Brooklyn Tech won the tournament.

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Madison has a 5-2 overall record and will travel to take on divisional rival Lafayette on Tuesday the 22nd.

To ring in the new year, the team will travel to the Petrides Duals on Staten Island, January 9th.

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