Record for Lapi
Amsterdam senior Brandon Lapi registered a hat track when he closed his high school wrestling career with a state title.
Lapi’s final high school match was also the last match for his coach, Ken Benton, who is stepping down with 334 wins.
It was also the 264th win of Lapi’s career, making him the top winner in Section II history.
The following is a list of Section II wrestlers who have 200 or more varsity wins.
Brandon Lapi (Amsterdam-14) 264-41
Austin Meys (Shenendehowa-09) 263-8
Hunter Meys (Shenendehowa-08) 254-10
Brian Benton (Amsterdam-08) 253-20
Blake Retell (Shaker-14) 253
Nick Kelley (Shenendehowa-13) 251
Giuseppi Lanzi (Amsterdam-10) 248
Aaron Dudley (Hudson Falls-12) 243-32
Matt Herrington (Camb., LaSalle-02) 243-9
Zach Diekel (Whitehall-12) 234
Joey Butler (Burnt Hills-14) 230
Matt Stenglein (Colonie-01) 221-25
Michael Chaires-CBA-07) 221-19
Andy Lyman (Ravena-11) 220
Zach Crain (Columbia-08) 216-35
Connor Sutton (LaSalle-12) 216
John Diekel (Whitehall-13) 215
Evan Wallace (Columbia-12) 214
Nick Gallo (schalmont-15) 214-31
Angelo Kress (Columbia-14) 212
Noah Valastro (Hudson Falls-12) 208
Jeremy Cuomo (Schalmont-07) 205-15
Zach Clemente (LaSalle-09) 203
David Almaviva (Shenendehowa-13) 200