Smithtown West Heavyweight Wins State Wrestling Title

Mike Hughes won the 285-pound crown title on Saturday.

Smithtown West senior Mike Hughes capped a perfect season over the weekend, winning the state wrestling title in the 285-pound class at the state wresting tournament in Albany.

Hughes pinned Spencerport's Austin Coleman at the 2:30 mark to capture the state crown.

Hughes bounced back after an emptional season last year, according to a Newsday article, which included the loss of his mother to breast cancer.

Click here to read the entire Newsday article (subscription required).

ReeNee February 27, 2013 at 11:59 AM
Fantastic news from Smithtown! Congrats!
Matt Morganelli Sr February 27, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Congrats to Mike.... A fitting end to a great westling career at Smithtown West.... "State Champion" crowned on a well deserving young man!! You had many cheering for you in Albany and at Home!! All the best to you and your family !!!


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