Apex Wrestling School wrestlers showed that off season work pays off at this past weekend’s Rockland County Championships.

Apex Wrestling New Jersey's Matt Caputo

In total Apex had three champions all from North Rockland: Derek DiMarsico (113lbs) Jake DiMarsico (132lbs) and Matt Caputo (138lbs.)  Also placing was North Rocklands Blaise Benderoth, taking 3rd at 120lbs.  Blaise is currently ranked 4th in New York State.

Finals

99 — Kelly (PR) dec Sulla (NRk), 10-1. 106 — Borge (NRk) dec. Hong (CN), 10-4. 113 — DiMarsico (NRk) dec. Hong (CN), 1-0. 120 — Muldoon (PR) dec. Calvano (N), 10-5. 126 — Oliveto (Sf) dec. Dillon (N), 7-1. 132 — DiMarsico (NRk) maj. dec. Giraldez (Nk), 11-0. 138 — Caputo (NRk) dec. Kash (CN), 9-2. 145 — Desimone (Sf) dec. Dillon (N), 5-2. 152 — Djekovic (TZ) dec. Gullo (PR), 8-2. 160 — Didio (NRk) maj, dec. Jacob Leiberman, (Nk), 22-10. 170 — Auwarter (CS) dec. Smith (N), 6-3. 182 — Maurer (CS) pin Kurt Romano (TZ) 1:56. 195 — Okeke (CS) dec. Colton Charles (NRk), 3-1. 220 — Dan Breit (N) pin Hartnett (TZ), 2:54. 285 — Manni (TZ) pin Francois (Nk), 8:45 3OT.

Third place

99 –Artrip (Sf) dec. McGarvey (PR), 6-1. 106 — Oliveto (Sf) pin Kutsepau (CN), 4:32. 113 — McLiverty (CS) maj. dec. Kurzhals (PR), 16-5. 120 — Benderoth (NRk) pin Powell (Sf), 3:24. 126 –Seligson (CN) dec. Harrison (NRk), 7-5. 132 — Simeti (PR) dec. O’Keefe (Sf), 4-1. 138 — Hovde (TZ) pin Bautista (NRk), 3:35. 145 — D’Agostino (NRk) maj. dec. Namme (CN), 8-0. 152 — Maloney (CS) dec. Delgado (NRk), 12-7. 160 — Crispino (CN) dec. Carroll (PR), 6-2. 170 — Flynn (PR) maj. dec. Pjetri (Sf), 10-2. 182 — Madigan (TZ) pin Goings (ER), 4:52. 195 — Brundage (N) pin Kondracki (PR), 1:42; 220 — Dorsainville (ER) pin Avery (PR), 3:27. 285 — Levine (N) dec. Reigottie (NRk), 1-0.