MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Mahopac will host the Peter Caruso Memorial Tournament, which is a statewide tournament with 17 teams competing on Jan. 28 with wrestling beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Local teams include Somers, Yorktown, Putnam Valley, Carmel, Byram Hills, Brewster, Ardsley, Roy C. Ketcham, Lakeland/Panas and Peekskill. The tournament also welcomes Long Island’s Center Moriches and Smithtown East, Section 9’s Middletown and Rondout Valley, Section 2’s Greenville and New Jersey’s Saint Joseph Regional.
The Pete Caruso Memorial Scholarship Fund awarded one new scholarship in 2016 for a total of 15 scholarships in the five years since Caruso’s passing. All scholarship winners continue to build on Caruso’s and Mahopac’s legacy of friendship, teamwork and sportsmanship.
In dual meet action, Mahopac fell to host Roy C. Ketcham 48-30 on Jan. 17.
Michael Rivera (220, pin), Frankie Scauzillo (99, forfeit), Garrett Semenetz (106, pin), Mike Muldoon (113, decision), Andi Berisha (120, pin) and Tyler Roa (132, decision) all earned wins.
Message from John Caruso, Pete’s father: If you can or know someone who would like to donate online via PayPal, please visit our website at www.petecarusomemorialscholarshipfund.com. Checks can also be made out and mailed to: Pete Caruso Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o John Caruso, 375 Lake Shore Drive, Mahopac, NY 10541. Please feel free to call with any questions or concerns at (845) 849-4579. I ask you to continue to keep Pete in your heart and his memory alive.