West Sayville, NY – 7/1/09
Sayville WC has a new member of 50 Match Club
Matt Leshinger, who now stands at 55 matches, will join his older brother in the club, Steven, when he receives the prestigious Black T Shirt.
Matt wrestled 10 matches this week during the Schoolboy National Tournament held at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah on 6/30 & 7/1.
Nick Pesko (39) inched closer with 6 matches at the recent event and is knocking on the door along with Chris Siracusa (45) & JP Siracusa (32).
Matt Leshinger (Class of 2013) is creeping up to his older brother for most bouts competed as he is now only 3 behind from the top. His older brother; Steven is in the lead (58). Matt will enter his Freshman year next season while Steven will embark on his Junior campaign next year for the Golden Flashes.
The 2009 Sayville WC Top 10 (As of 7/1/09)
1. Steven Leshinger – 58
2. Matt Leshinger - 55
3. Michael Payne - 52
4. Justin Bonamico - 51
5. Chris Siracusa - 45
6. Nick Pesko – 39
7. JP Siracusa – 32
8. Jody Haas – 29
9. Travis Pitre – 25
10. Several others with 20+
One of the next big events for the Sayville WC will be the Cadet & Junior National Freestyle Tournament held at North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota later this month in July of 2009. Jody Haas, Junior Division / 152# (Class of 2010) & Matt Leshinger, Cadet Division / 145# (Class of 2011) will represent Sayville in both the Freestyle & Greco Roman competitions. (Follow the action at www.TrackWrestling.com.
Sayville WC Mat Notes: There are several months before the beginning of the 2009/2010 season so stay tuned to www.SayvilleWrestling.com to see who else can climb the hill of hard work to 50. Can anyone break the record of 71 set by Shawn Mazzarone back in 2005?