Spencerport trip Brockport, 25-22
Fallesen , Democrat and Chronicle
(January 29, 1983) -Steve Vigliotti is wrestling's answer to a baseball
relief pitcher, according to Spencerport Coach Bill Jacoutot. The 184-pound
junior enters a high school meet, at a crucial moment and, in Jacoutot's
words, "takes care of business."
took care of Brockport's Jim O'Brien last night and helped Spencerport
take care of the visiting Blue Devils, 25-22, in a Monroe County League
West Division meet before a capacity crowd estimated at 1,200. The meet
between unbeaten and ranked Section 5 powers was sold out three days
who has a 16-2-1 record, pinned O'Brien at 3:12 of the 217-pound match.
It was the final match of the night. Brockport led before the match,
he walked out on the mat I was confident we were going to win,"
said Jacoutot. "We needed a four-point major (decision - a victory
by more than eight points), We got a pin out of him."
which was ranked fourth in the Democrat and Chronicle's poll, but not
ranked among the Top 25 teams in the state, has a 4-0 league record
and is 8-0 overall. Brockport, second ranked in the Democrat and Chronicle's
poll and No. 19 in the state sportswriter's poll , is 6-1 in the league
and 10-1 overall.
the second week in a row he's pulled out a big win," said Jacoutot,
referring to Vigliotti's 10-8 decision over Pioneer's Jim George in
the finals of the Clayton Barnard Memorial Tournament last Saturday
at Hilton. "If he won that match we won the tournament... if he
lost, then Pioneer won it. He won it in the last 15 seconds with a stalling
point, and escape and a takedown."
won that match and Spencerport edged the state's 10th ranked team, Pioneer
of Section 6 (Buffalo area), for the tournament title. Vigliotti had
a chance for more heroics last night.
took a 10-0 lead with victories from Jim Lupisella at 100 pounds, Bill
Daly at 107 and Nathan Van Duzer at 114. Then the Blue Devils hit what
Jacoutot calls, " murderer's row."
won four of the next five matches. The victorious Rangers were: Al Beaney
(19-2 record) at 121, Angelo DeAngelis (19-0-1) at 134, Gary Kozlowski
(15-2) at 140 and John Suhr (20-0) at 147. Suhr, an unbeaten junior,
won with a pin at 3:05.
Rob Lupisella was the only survivor. He defeated John Suhr's younger
brother, Rick, a freshman at 134, 5-3.
Phil St. George then defeated Dan Cavalaro at 169, 10-7, and Jeff Miller
pinned Chuck Blair at 1:10 in the 179-pound weight class to give the
Blue Devils a three-point advantage. St. George, a sophomore, has a
21-4 record; Miller, a junior, is 21-5.
was a battle like we anticipated," said Jacoutot. "We had
three definites and they had three definites and the tossups went back
and forth. Each team won six bouts.
meet certainly lived up to its expectations," he added. "They
(Brockport's fans) had their blue No. 1s and we had our yellow towels.
It's getting to be like an Army-Navy game."
it was over, Spencerport's fans converged on the triumphant Vigliotti,
his Rangers' teammates and coach.
was like tearing the goalposts down," said Jacoutot. "I jumped
up in the air and I never landed."