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Wednesday February 20, 2019 at 12:25pm Age: 95 days
Category: Athletics, District, High School

CONGRATULATIONS TO MV GIRLS WRESTLING CHAMPS


CONGRATULATIONS Sofia Macaluso and Mia Macaluso (a.k.a., Macaluso Sisters) on clinching the New York State girls wrestling title!

With coach Gallagher in their corner, they continue to blaze a path to Section 9 and state girls wrestling. They competed at the girls Folkstyle State Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Harry S. Truman High School in New York.

Mia, a junior, defended her 128-pound title with a tech & 2 pins which included a pin in the finals. She is now a two-time state champion.

Sofia, a freshman, made her tournament debut as #1 seed with a bye and 2 pins, including pin in the final.

Last week Mia was in Wolfurt, Austria, competing for Team USA and took silver at the Flatz Open. She finished second at 134 pounds in the Cadet division. Girls from 17 countries competed in the event.

Sofia made Section 9 history last Saturday,Feb. 15, becoming the first girl to place in the Division I varsity tournament. The Minisink Valley freshman won four of her five matches to take third at 120 pounds.