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Arujau, Gross, DePrez Among NYers to Earn National Honors

By BV, 04/20/17, 3:15PM EDT


Photo by Adrian Kraus

The American Family Insurance ALL-USA Wrestling Team for the 2016-17 season was revealed on USA Today Sports and Vito Arujau (Syosset, 138) and Louie DePrez (Hilton, 182) earned First Team status.  

Arujau, a four-time state champion headed to Cornell, was also recently honored as Intermat's National High School Wrestler of the Year.

DePrez, who won three state titles for Hilton, will wrestle for Binghamton.

Picking up second-team accolades was Penfield's Frankie Gissendanner, who has already earned three NYS championships with a season of high school remaining.

In addition, Craig Gross of Hilton was named the National Coach of the Year.  To read the article about Gross and the four-time state champion Cadets, see the (link here).

Congratulations to the honorees!