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2003-04 All-State banquet
2004 Academic All-State
2004 All-State
2004 Coach of the Year
2004 Assistant coach of the year
2004 Contributor to Connecticut wrestling
2004 Sportwriter of the Year

Click here for the 2004 Wrestling banquet brochure in color (Acobe Acrobat PDF file)

Coach of the year awards
Class LL - -Ricky Shook, Danbury
Class L -- Patrick Cox, Rockville
Class M -- Pat Risley, Windham High
Class S -- Dave Green, Nonnewaug

Assistant coach of the year awards
Class LL  -- Gary Tilbe, Danbury
Class L -- Mark Lawrence, Rockville
Class M -- Jaime Valentin and Raefel Calixto, Windham
Class S -- Chris Martinelli, Nonnewaug

Contributor to Connecticut wrestling
Pat Parente, Bristol Central

Sportswriter of the year
Gerry deSimas, Jr., Connecticut Wrestling Online/freelance writer

Academic All-State
Wrestlers receving Academic All-State honors have:
placed in the top 6 in Class LL, L, M or S tournaments,
average at least 85 in the previous marking period and have no grade lower than a B (80 percent),
maintained highest level of behavioral discipline in eyes of the school's administration.

Class LL Academic All-State
Jeff Marra, Danbury, 145
Tim Ferreira, Danbury, 275
Mike Silverstri, Danbury, 103
William Esposito, Danbury, 152
Frank Cammisa, Danbury, 125
Tim Holmes, East Hartford, 112
Chris Brown, East Hartford, 215
Tyler LeBlanc, East Hartford, 125
Anthony Parrish, Fairfield, 160
Brendan Herlihy, Fairfield, 215
Ben Clifford, Fairfield, 275
Zack Wagner, Fairfield, 152
Doug Paragone, Glastonbury, 145
Andrew Holden, Glastonbury, 152
Max Meisel, Weston/Barlow, 125
Juan Carrion, Bulkeley, 275
Justin Pawlik, Simsbury, 215
Marc Greene, Simsbury, 130
Donald Torrenti, Amity, 125
Doug Rohner, Manchester, 103
O'Brien Hunter, Manchester, 160
Patrick Knight, New Milford, 160
Peter Stefanatos, New Milford, 130
Joseph Hall, New Milford, 119

Class L Academic All-State
Christopher Kerantzas, Newington, 171
Sloan Holzman, Staples, 125
Andrew Sichel, Staples, 135
Christopher Dryburgh, Fermi, 160
Christopher Lovell, Fermi, 140
Greg Panza, Branford, 130
Jesse Hurlburt, Branford, 125
Nate McNeese, Ledyard, 275
Luke Garbordi, Ledyard, 145
Alex Pender, Rockville, 160
Tim Gardiner, Rockville, 145
Corey Paulish, Ridgefield, 103
Kyle Nuland, Ridgefield, 152
Eric Sellers, Ridgefield, 171
Colin Gordon, Ridgefield, 215

Class M Academic All-State
Eric McCurdy, Berlin, 171
Dave Fiorillo, Berlin, 140
Bran Crudden, Windham High, 145
Mark Gleason, Darien, 152
Chris Bayly, Darien, 160
Billy Haire, Darien, 171
Dylan Eldridge, New Canaan, 140
Doug Sutherland, Brookfield, 189
Matt Volpe, Brookfield, 103
Mike White, Brookfield, 145
Blerim Hodza, Bethel, 119
Nick Palermo, Bethel, 112
Kris Lance, Bethel, 125
Scott Ivan, Bethel, 145
Christian Goodspeed, Bethel, 152
Steve Wax, Bethel, 160
Dan Ford, Bethel, 171
Andrew DeScisciolo, Woodstock, 125
Nick Miragliuolo, Wood. Academy, 119
Shawn Karasevicz, Waterford, 189
Ryan Shaw, Waterford, 160
Doug Dey, Hand, 145
Will Mahoney, Hand, 103
Nick Spinnato, Hand, 130

Class S Academic All-State
Jesse Cavallaro, Plainville, 119
Greg Hom, Lewis Mills, 135
Josh Bristol, Canton, 130
Kelvin Valencia, Canton, 215
Alex Gibson, Nonnewaug, 135
Jeremy Pavlik, Nonnewaug, 145
Andy Waller, Nonnewaug, 171
Lewis Barre, Nonnewaug, 215
Sam Cox, Bacon Academy, 140
Brian Loretz, East Catholic, 215
Nathan Shippee, East Catholic, 171
Paul Avena, Westbrook, 125
Tucker Grass, Morgan, 103
Ryan Gaeta, Morgan, 130
Brian Cramer, Morgan, 160
Dylan Cyr, Morgan, 171
Tom Izzo, Derby, 275
Andrew Skoronski, Derby, 119
Matthew Gineo, Tolland, 125
Mike Sanders, Rocky Hill, 189

Connecticut Sports Online
SOUTHINGTON, March 21 -- For the first time, two wrestlers will share the Connecticut Wrestler of the Year honor. In balloting by Connecticut's wrestling coaches, Amity's Brandon Stavola (135) and RHAM's Greg Dussol (152) shared the award it was announced at the Connecticut High School Coaches Association's annual All-State and Academic All-State wrestling banquet.

Stavola, who won the Class LL and State Open title, was the only state wrestler to win a New England title. He finished the year 49-1 and 161-22 for his career. Dussol, a two-time State Open and Class M champion, finished second in New England to Maine's Decota Cotton, who earned the tournament's outstanding wrestler award. Dussol finished 46-1 and 156-10 for his career.

It was the first time in the 10 year history of the event that two wrestlers shared the wrestler of the year award.

Bristol Central's Pat Parente was honored for his many contributions to wrestling, including being the host of the Class LL, L, M and S seeding meetings since 1994 and his efforts to coordinate many state championship tournaments, including the 2004 State Open and New England tournaments.

The coaching staffs from Danbury, Rockville, Windham and Nonnewaug were honored with the coach of the year awards while Gerry deSimas, Jr., editor of Connecticut Wrestling Online and wrestling writer for the Waterbury Republican-American was named sportswriter of the year.

Stavola, Dussol share honor as  top wrestler
2004 State Open champions
103: Mike Silvestri, Danbury
112: Joseph Martin, Simsbury
119: Jesse Cavallaro, Plainville
125: Dylan Tuz, New Milford
130: Nick Weyer, Danbury
135: Brandon Stavola, Amity
140: Kurtis Strout, Windham
145: Bran Crudden, Windham
152: Greg Dussol, RHAM
160: Larry Loomis, Killingly
171: Matt Tricarico, Danbury
189: Shawn Karasevicz, Waterford
215: Ross Massey, Glastonbury
275: Tim Ferreira, Danbury

2004 Class S All-State 
103: Thanh Tran, Plainville
112: Nick Cavallaro, Plainville
119: Jesse Cavallaro, Plainville
125: Jose Rivera, Derby
130: Joel Webster, Northwestern
135: Eric Murphy, New London
140: Robert Tolk, Avon
145: Jeremy Pavlik, Nonnewaug
152: Chris Marks, Northwestern
160: Mo Osman, Rocky Hill
171: Nate Shippee, East Catholic
189: Billy Williams, Windham Tech
215: Kelvin Valencia, Canton
275: Chris Sullivan, St. Bernard

2004 Class M All-State
103: Tom Phillips, Killingly
112: Zeth Nolda, Waterford
119: Nick Miragliuolo, Woodstock A.
125: Sam Gauvine, Enfield
130: Travis Richards, Windham
135: Dan Madey, Berlin
140: Kurtis Strout, Windham
145: Bran Crudden, Windham
152: Greg Dussol, RHAM
160: Larry Loomis, Killingly
171: Billy Haire, Darien
189: Shawn Karasevicz, Waterford
215: Mike LaBeef, Killingly
275: Chris Finnie, Windham

2004 Class L All-State
103: Shawn McKenna, Pomperaug
112: T.J. Hepburn, Ledyard
119: Luis Espinsosa, Harding
125: Sloan Holzman, Staples
130: Mike Fiorini, Bristol Central
135: Jesus Cruz, Hartford Public
140: Chris Lovell, FermiJeff Beiler
145: Jesse Wrubel, Conard
152: William Leischner, Fitch
160: Fielding Pagel, Fitch
171: Adam Collins, Ledyard
189: Thomas Kruszewski, Montville
215: James Offredi, Guilford
275: Matthew Morgan, Montville

2004 Class LL All-State
103: Mike Silverstri, Danbury
112: Joseph Martin, Simsbury
119: Alfredo Fontana, Trumbull
125: Dylan Tuz, New Milford
130: Nick Weyer, Danbury
135: Brandon Stavola, Amity
140: Gordon Holden, Glastonbury
145: Jeff Marr, Danbury
152: Will Esposito, Danbury
160: Andy Liseo, Southington
171: Matt Tricarico, Danburyook
189: Fred Cortinhas, Trumbull
215: Ross Massey, Glastonbury
275: Tim Ferreria, Danbury