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Horace Greeley's Tortora to Coach at Mat Camp

John Jay-Cross River High School will once again be the site for the eighth annual New York Wrestling Camps, beginning Monday, June 27, through Thursday, June 30.  The four-day camp for high school, junior high school and elementary school wrestlers features two of New York State’s finest wrestlers. Mahopac graduate Joe Mazzuro and Troy Nickerson, a Chenango Forks alumnus, will be the guest teachers. The sessions run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. There is a Thursday night session, from 6-8 p.m.

Mazzurco was a three-time Section 1 champion, as well as a state champion in 1999. He also finished second and third, in 1998 and 2000, respectively. Mazzurco graduated with a Section 1-standard 191 wins. He went on to Cornell and was a two-time All-American, finishing fifth in the nation his junior and senior year. Nickerson is the only five-time New York State champion and went on to become a four-time All-American at Cornell.

John Jay-Cross River wrestling coach Bill Swertfager said 22 schools were represented last year. Along with Mazzurco and Nickerson, many former Section 1 champs and place finishers will be assisting. This group includes John Jay graduates/former wrestlers Greg Scott, Billy Watterson, Justin Delamothe, Matt Barbo and Henry Stauber. Horace Greeley alumnus Anthony Tortora and Carmel grad Pat McCabe will also be assisting. The former Section 1 wrestlers assisting have all wrestled in or are currently wrestling in college. Many of the former John Jay wrestlers attended the camp while in school.

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