The Island Trees varsity wrestling team competed in their first non-league match of the season Thursday night, defeating Hicksville 66-12.
The Bulldogs won 12 out of the 15 weight classes. Tyler Butrico, Chris Williams, Kevin McDonough, Brandon Fourquet, Anthony Reyes and Ed Sanchez all won their matches by pin, while Chris Donnelly won by technical fall 15-0, Vinny Manna won by major decision 9-0, and John Nicolino won by decision 7-2.
The JV team also won 36-24 with Timmy Madden and Oscar Reyes paving the way by pins.
"The Bulldogs wrestled tough all night controlling and dominating the match in impressive fashion," the athletic department said in a release.
The next two contests will include the Bay Shore Duals vs. East Islip, the No. 6 ranked team in Suffolk County, and then next Wednesday, Dec. 18, a non-league match vs. cross town rival and the No. 8 ranked team in the county, Levittown Division High School.