The Harrison High School Varsity Wrestling team have had a blazing start to their season, capturing two trophies in the past two weeks. The Huskies won the Bernie Miller Dual Meet at Rye High School on December 1 and finished in second place against incredible competition at the Patriot Tournament held at John Jay East Fishkill High School on December 8th.
At the Bernie Miller Dual Meet, the Huskies beat five schools to win the title, including host Rye. Eighth grader Cole Joseph won the tournament’s Most Outstanding Freshman and sophomore Tyler Joseph was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrestler. In addition to the Joseph brothers, sophomore Vito DeFonce and senior Zach Finn went 5-0 during the tournament.
At the Patriot Tournament held at John Jay East Fishkill High School, the Huskies came in 2nd place overall against a highly competitive field. Tyler Joseph captured the 132 lb. title with a 12-2 major decision and Zach Finn nabbed the 195 lb. title, winning 5-3 in overtime against the wrestler from the first place Middletown team.
Vito DeFonce finished in 2nd place in his weight class and Cole Joseph and sophomore Val McCoy finished in 3rd place. Other outstanding finishes from the Huskies were freshman Filipe Couto and senior Dennis Brecani who both finished in 5th place and junior Lightening Roggero who finished in 6th place.