MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- Youssif Hemida of Mamaroneck High School won a state championship in wrestling on Saturday by defeating 220-pound wrestlers from Chappaqua and Long Island.
The top-ranked Tiger defeated Brock Cvijanovich of Horace Greeley High School, 7-1, in the semifinals at the Times Union Center in Albany.
Hemida then edged Vin Feola of Walt Whitman High School, 5-2, in the state title match to win a state wrestling title for the first time in Mamaroneck school history.
Weekend attendance at the state wrestling championships was the largest since 2009 at 12,981.
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