Nick Kelley, David Almaviva, Zach Joseph, and Levi Ashley all stood on the podium at the 2013 NYS Wrestling Championships in Albany, NY. Nick Kelley was the 138lb. Champion while unseeded, Levi Ashley was the NYS runner up in the 195lb weight class. David Almaviva placed 3rd at 145 and Zach Joseph placed 6th at 152. The team came in 2nd. Great Job!
Shen Wrestling crowned 5 champions (autmatic qualifiers to the State Tournament) in Corey Ali, Nick Kelley, Dave Almaviva, Ali Hashimee, and Levi Ashley, two runner ups in Kevin Parker and Zach Joseph, and place finishers with the rest of our team, Dietrich Hartman (4th), Kevin Guardino (3rd), Jordan Maynard (3rd), Anthony Dinallo (6th), Chris Nacarrato (6th), Tyler Gougler (4th), Kevin Leonard (5th) and Jacob Brooks (6th). The team came in 1st overall and Nick Kelley became a 5x Secion II champ and a 6x NYS qualifier. Placing all 15 wrestlers in the Section 2 Championships is a first for our program. This is a monumental accomplishment for Shen Wrestling!
Shen Wrestling won it's 8th consecutive Class A Title at Niskayuna High School on 2/3/13. On route, we qualified 15 wrestlers for the Section 2 Championships. This is a first for our school! Nick Kelley also won his 6th consecutive Class A Title.
From left to right: Frank Popolizio, Kevin Gaurdino, Nick Kelley, Levi Ashley and Chris Naccarato
Individual place finishers include:
Nick Kelley 138 lb. Champion
David Almaviva 3rd place
Levi Ashley 4th place
Zach Joseph 6th place
Nick Kelley Most Outstanding Middle Weight Wrestler
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Alexis Porter - 1st place Women's Cadet Freestyle & Women's Junior Freestyle Champion
Jesse Porter - 4th Place Cadet Greco 132 lbs.
Nick Kelley - 4th place Junior Freestyle 132 lbs.
David Almaviva - 8th place Junior Freestyle 145 lbs.
The Shenendehowa Wrestling team on capturing the Section 2 Division I championship team title. Kevin Parker, Corey Ali, Nick Kelley, David Almaviva, Zach Joseph and Tony Fusco all took top honors in their weight classes in the Division 1 Wrestling Championships. **Nick Kelley was also named Division I Most Outstanding Wrestler .
Congratulations to the Shenendehowa Wrestling team for capturing the UE Dual team title on 1/8/12 for the 2nd year in a row!
|1.||Shenendehowa 265 points|
|4.||Johnson City 110.5|
|11.||Cicero-North Syracuse 54|
|13.||Gates Chili 37|
|14.||St. Joseph's 29.5|
132 - Nick Kelley
138 - David Almaviva
195 - Tony Fusco
220 - Zach Kusaywa
285 - Cole Lampman
*Aggregate Pin Award: Cole Lampman
Shen wrestling's head varsity coach, Rob Weeks, recently achieved a milestone in his high school coaching career. On 12/14/11, he received his 200th coaching victory. Coach Weeks has been the head varsity coach at Shenendehowa for the past 14 years. He was also named the NYS Wrestling Coach of the Year for the 10/11 wrestling season. Congratulations Coach Weeks and thank you for all your hard work and dedication to the Shen Wrestling program.
Max Miller (125) - 3rd Place
Nick Kelley (130) - 4th Place
David Almaviva (135) - 6th Place
Jim Carucci (140) - 4th Place
Tony Fusco (189) - 4th Place
Cole Lampman (285) - 4th Place
Shen also took First Place in Team Points with 83.5 points, and was recognized as the #1 Large School Dual Meet Team in New York State!
Photo courtesy The Shen Pen
Shen Wrestling is currently ranked #1 in New York, and #29 in the country!
This year Shen has 7 wrestlers qualified for the State Championships, the most ever!! Good Luck to: Max Miller (125), Nick Kelley (130), David Almaviva (135), Jim Carucci (140), Tony Fusco (189), Michael Almaviva (215), and Cole Lampman (285).
Come cheer them on at the Times Union Center in Albany for the NYS Championships on Friday, February 25th and Saturday, February 26th!
Shenendehowa Varsity beat Saint Anthony's 32-30 to claim first place at the Union-Endicott Duals!
GREAT JOB GUYS!!
As you can see, we've started adding pictures to the action website! All families and friends that have pictures from matches and tournaments this year are encouraged to send these in for posting on the website. Please send them along to Lisa Kelley: firstname.lastname@example.org