Deonte Wilson Places in Wrestling Tournament

Deonte Wilson Places in Wrestling Tournament
Amityville Memorial High School wrestler Deonte Wilson placed third at this year's Eastern States Classic tournament, making him a front-runner to win a New York state title this February. Deonte, a junior who wrestled in the 285-pound weight class, was a sectional finalist last year.

The tournament has earned the reputation as one of the most competitive high school wrestling competitions in the Northeast. This year featured 19 state champions, 22 state runner-ups, 72 other All-State wrestlers and 169 who have previously won section titles.