2014 All State
106 - Colin Cardosa, Mt. Hope
113 - Nicholas Celico, Hendricken
120 - John Altieri, Warwick
126 - Alex D’Aloisio, Lincoln
132 - Andrew Howard, Moses Brown
138 - Max O’Connell, Cranston West
145 - Aaron Travers, Toll Gate
152 - Christian LaBrie, Exeter/WG
160 - Andrew LaBrie, Exeter/WG
170 - Dylan Dupre, Coventry
182 - Michael Gallagher, Narragansett
195 - Sebastian Dziadkiewicz, N.Providence
220 - Carl Neff, Exeter/West Greenwich
285 - Dallas Sauer, Hendricken
106 - Jonathan Celico, Hendricken
113 - Abraham Bloom Moses Brown
120 - Jason Davol, Hendricken
126 - Jon Soto, Johnston
132 - Davin Lourenco, Warwick
138 - Tim Tedesco, Johnston
145 - Tyler Noury, Ponaganset
152 - Emmanuel Borsay, Hope
160 - Lewis Stewart, Hendricken
170 - Christopher Hayes, Cumberland
182 - Hunter Boesch, Hendricken
195 - Marc Conte, Johnston
220 - Tyler Fenwick, Mt. Hope
285 - Jared Sousa, Mt. Hope
The state champion at 120-pounds last year, D'Aloisio moved-up to 126-pounds this season and won another state title. He won the championship with a thrilling 6-5 victory in the state title match. Earlier in the tournament he had posted pins in his first two matches followed by a 4-1 semifinal round victory.
Dupre highlighted a season in which he won four invitational championships with a state championship at 170-pounds. The Knotty Oakers senior star earned a berth in the title match of the statetournament with a thrilling ultimate tie-breaker victory in the semifinal round then posted an 8-2 victory in the state title match. Earlier in the season he had won the 170-pound title at the Souhegan/Milford Tournament; the Chad Antoch tourney, the George Schmeider Memorial tournament and his third title at the Ridgefield Challenger tournament.
This past fall the senior multi-sport star helped Hendricken win an unprecedented fourth consecutive Division I state football title with an All-State performance on the offensive line. Then this winter he played a major role in the Hawks wrestling team capturing its second consecutive stateteam title with a state-title performance in the 285-pound class. He left little doubt that he was the top big man in the state as he posted pins in allthree of his state tournament matches.
The junior star played a major role in Hendricken's successful drive to a second consecutive state team title as he captured the state title in the 113-pound class. He posted pins in his first three matches of the statetourney then highlighted his 4-0 tournament record with a 5-0 triumph in the championship match.
Dziadkiewicz posted a perfect record en route to the 195-pound state title this season. The state title highlighted a high school career in which he progressed from a fifth-place state tournament finish as a sophomore and a third as a junior. At this year's state tournament he posted two pins and a shutout victory in his first three matches followed by a convincing 7-2 triumph in the state title match. In addition to his state championship he also won titles at the Mount Greylock, Sanford, Maine and Jon Gorman Invitational tournaments.
Undefeated against Rhode Island competition this season, O'Connell battled his way to the 138-pound state title with thrilling one-point triumphs in both the semifinal and final rounds of the state tournament. In addition to his state title he also won titles at both the North Providence and Johnston Invitational tournaments and earned a third-place finish at the Methuen Invitational tourney.
, top, of Toll Gate reverses Erico Nobre of Central Falls during a match in Warwick on Feb. 4. Travers won the match.
A second-team All-Stater last year, Cardosa moved to the top of the 106-pound ladder this season as he captured the state title with a convincing 7-1 victory in the state title match He had earned his title round berth with pins in his first three matches of the tournament.
This season Altieri joined the small, select group in Rhode Island high school wrestling history that won four state titles during their careers. The statechampion at 113 pounds last year, he captured his fourth straight title by sweeping to the 120-pound title this season despite battling a serious shoulder injury. Injured in early January, he didn't wrestle again until the state tournament in the first week of March, yet he captured the120-title with four straight victories, highlighted by a 7-2 triumph in the state title match.
Travers highlighted a high school career that included over 100 victories with a triumph in the title match of this year's 145-pound class at the statemeet. The Division II champion, in addition to the state champion, he finished this season with a combined 49-4 record. He also won titles at the South Country Invitational and the Marshfield Holiday Championships, where he was voted the outstanding wrestler of the meet.
Neff added a second-straight first-team All-State wrestling honor to the first-team All-State football selection he earned this past fall. The 2013 195-pound champion, this year he moved up to 220 and rolled to another statecrown. He registered pins in all four of his state tournament matches. He also finished second at the New England championships. He earned high school All-American honors for a sixth-place finish in a national tournament in Indiana and also captured championships at both the Lowell and Chelmsford Invitational tournaments.
Gallagher won his second consecutive state title as he moved up from 170 pounds where he won the 2013 title to 182 pounds this season and he rolled to another championship. He won all four of his state tournament matches in impressive fashion. He earned his title round berth with a technical fall, a major decision and a pin in his first three state tourney matches. He then won the championship with another major decision victory in the title match.
LaBrie closed out his amazing high school wrestling career with his second consecutive New England championship in this year's 152-pound competition. A three-time state champion, he posted a 43-0 record this season. At the state meet he won all four of his matches with pins, never needing more than two minutes in a match to register the fall. In addition to his New England and state titles he also was the Outstanding Wrestler at the Lowell Holiday tournament. He finished his high school career with a combined 155-5 record.
A runner-up at 126-pounds as a sophomore last season, Howard moved up to 132 pounds this season and became a state champion. He rolled into the title round of the state tourney with a technical fall in the quarterfinals and a pin in the semifinal. In the title match, he was holding a substantial lead when he was awarded a default victory.
LaBrie won his third consecutive state title this season as he rolled to the 160-pound title with pins in three of his four state tourney matches, including a fall in the state title match. His three tournament pins in the quarterfinal, semifinal and title round all came within five minutes. A 2013 New England champion, this year he lost a heart-breaking overtime decision in the semifinal round of the New England tourney, but came back and captured third place. He finished with a combined 39-3 record this season and a 157-10 career record.