Section VII wrestlers ready for state tournament

Goddeau, meanwhile, was rewarded with the third seed in the bracket, facing Jesse Oppenheimer of Valley Stream North (VIII) in the first round, with a potential quarterfinal matchup with either Pete Hottum (Onteora, IX) or sixth seed Colton Perry (Windsor, IV).

Peru senior Patrick "Pappy" Hogan (36-4) enters the 2011 state tournament as the fourth seed at 130 with an opening round match against Alex Cole of Ogdensburg (X). Fifth seed Curt Rowley (Duanesburg, II) or Greg Brunner (Tuxedo, IX) would await in the quarterfinals.

Northern Adirondack sophomore Justin Kellett (33-5) enters the state tournament unranked at 135 and will open against fourth seed CJ Goldizen of Onteora (IX) in the opening round. An upset win would pit Kellett against either fifth seed Drew Hull (Royalton-Hartland, VI) or Tyler Fenstermaker (Leroy, V) in the quarterfinals.

Saranac senior Ryan Guynup (29-3) will open the tournament as the fourth seed at 140 with an opening round match against Jordan Gluskin of Onteora (IX), with a potential quarterfinal match against either fourth seed Dylan Duncanson (Medina, VI) or Cody Exum (Oyster Bay, VIII).

Peru sophomore Troy Seymour (35-5) was placed as the seventh seed at 145, and will face Edgar Solis of Westlake (I) in the opening round. With a win, Seymour would face either Nate Silverorn (General Brown, III) or second seeded Korey Gillen (Keshequa, V) in the quarterfinals.

Peru senior Adam Stickle (27-10) placed as an unseeded wrestler at 152 and will face fifth seed Ameen Harhara of Lackawanna (VI) in the opening round, with a win securing a match against either Sam Patterson (Cold Spring Harbor, VIII) or fourth seed Greg Duvall (Sherburne-Earlville, III) in the quarterfinals.

Beekmantown senior Ethan Kerr (37-7) will open the state tournament with the chance to take out the top seed, as he will face Owen Scott of Palmyra-Macedon (V) in the first round at 160. Nick Gonzalez (Valley Stream North, VIII) or eighth seed Rich Berkery (Nanuet, I) will await in the quarterfinals.

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