Madison Places Five at the Wingate MLK Invitational Tournament


On Sunday January 15th, the Madison wrestlers traveled to Wingate High School for the 3rd Annual MLK Invitational Tournament.  With many strong teams wrestling from around the city, such as Petrides, MLK, and Eagle Academy, along with two Section VIII teams, North Babylon and Roslyn High Schools, Madison placed five wrestlers.

Konstantin Parfiryev took first place at 145 pounds. With four hard fought victories and a final match that was decided in the final seconds with a crucial takedown, Konstantin earned the Most Outstanding Wrestler award.

Also placing were Griffin Costantino, 2nd place at 106 pounds, and fellow team captain Shawn Butrico, 4th place at 152 pounds.  Javaughn Grant and Kujtim Nikq both finshed 2nd place at 220 and 285 respectively.

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