NYC wrestling achieves victory at Headlocks on the Hudson

A youth standout, and another Fargo qualifier

At the 2022 Headlocks on the Hudson, on June 8th in Troy, NY, there were  2 NYC wrestlers that made some noise. The first of those being youth wrestler, and Elite Wrestling Academy member, Nicholas Raptis.

Nicky Raptis
Nicky posing with his coach, Lenny Merkin

Nicky had a very impressive tournament, going 4-1 on the day to take second. Nicky has consistently been getting good results from his tournaments, the future looks bright for Raptis as he climbs the ranks. 

Nicholas Raptis
Nicky, hitting a belly-to-belly throw on his opponent at the 2022 Headlocks on the Hudson

Now here we are with Leo Tansey. Wrestling in the last Fargo qualifier, Tansey went 4-0 in Freestyle, thus qualifying him for Fargo. He now joins his brother Sean and teammate James Carlock, wrestling both styles at Fargo this July. Nyc keeps building and building, toward July.

Leo Tansey, posing with his coach Terrance Parks after winning the 2022 Headlocks on the Hudson Freestyle tournament