East Islip places four wrestlers at Suffolk County tournament


Four of East Islip High School’s varsity wrestlers placed in the Suffolk County tournament, held Feb. 13 at Bay Shore High School, and the Redmen placed sixth overall as a team.
Undefeated sophomore Sebastian Regis (23-0) captured first place overall in the 285-pound class, becoming East Islip’s first county champion wrestler since Jesse Dellavecchia in 2015. Regis dominated the event, pinning all four opponents including No. 1 seed
John Feramola from Connetquot High School in the finals. Regis qualified for the New York State tournament, to be held at Pepsi Arena in Albany on Feb. 25-26.
Continuing East Islip’s excellent showing, senior Rob Dombrowski finished fourth at 160 pounds, sophomore Anthony Avitabile placed fifth at 138 pounds and junior Stephen Coleman placed sixth at 152 pounds.


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