News and Announcements

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Washingtonville Wizards Wrestling team traveled to Lock Haven University to take part in Team Competition July 14th – July 17th. Wrestlers were able to gained valuable mat time with detailed technique sessions, 3 days of live competition, and practical team bonding. The wizards took part in a dual meet team tournament, and an individual tournament while at the camp. Wrestlers were able to get 10 – 14 matches. Congratulations to 2018-19 Wizard Captains Andrew Marchese and Vincent Gennaro for taking first place in their respective weight classes in the individual Tournament. Summer wrestling makes Winter Champions. Go Wizards!!

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Roy C. Ketcham is hosting a Youth and Middle School wrestling clinic July 15th – 18th, for grades 2 – 9 at Wappingers Junior High School. This is a great opportunity for upcoming wrestlers to learn more about the sport, wrestle different competition, and have fun doing it. The school is located just 35 minutes away from Washingtonville. See the pictured flyer for more information. Dates and directions can also be found on our website calendar. GO WIZARDS!!

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Former Washingtonville Wizards Wrestler Justin Guarno was recently hired by Santer Fitness, located in Washingtonville NY, as a personal trainer. Guarno is a former Washingtonville Section 9 placer, Wizard Duals MOW, and standout wrestler for the Wizards. Guarno also played a key role on the Wizards Wrestling team that earned Section 9’s “Most Improved Team” award. He was also a member of the Wizards Wrestling team that set school records in Dual Meet wins in a season, number of Section 9 placers in a season, and the highest placement as a team in the Section 9 tournament. He knows how to win, what it takes to win, and is ready to give back to the Wizards Wrestling Program.

Beginning July 8th, Justin will be running a training program for all Wizard Wrestlers at Santer Fitness. The program will be 3 days per week (permanent days will be determined by wrestler’s availability). It will be a 6 week program and cost $180. There will be a 20% discount for wrestlers who sign up before July 1st.

Wrestlers will be receiving an off-season training booklet, and Santer Fitness will offer an additional 6 week FREE gym membership to all wrestlers who attend. Justin will be holding 2 FREE demo training sessions at Santer Fitness on June 25th and June 26th at 2pm. June 25th will be a “beginner” session for 8th and 9th graders. June 26th will be an “advanced” session for grades 10-12. Both training sessions will be for 45 minutes.

Justin Guarno says, “Off-season training for wrestlers is a crucial part of their success during the regular season. Getting the body stronger and conditioned during the summer time is a great way to be prepared for the intense workload that comes from our sport. LETS WORK!!!”

Contact Justin:
Cell – 845-537-9383
Instagram – Train_for_life_

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Wizard Captain, Andrew Marchese cemented a solid start to his off-season training by earning the Wizards Delaware Valley League Most Outstanding Wrestler award. 13 Wizard wrestlers took part in the off-season wrestling league, where they saw some tough Pennsylvania competition. See attached document for full League results. Off-season wrestling creates in-season warriors! Great Job Drew, Keep working hard!

The document 2019_DV_League_-_Stats_-_DV_2019.pdf was attached to this post.

Please see “Register For Team Camp at Lock Haven” under the “High School Wrestling” tab at the top of the page. Complete the form and follow payment instructions to register for the camp. Please complete the form and make payments by June 15th, so we can secure a spot for our team. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Lee.