Ramunno has been sound in body, mind in return to wrestling mat
February 03, 2017


Joe Ramunno's return to the top has been a journey filled with sweat and a brief bout of nervousness.

The latter took place in his very first wrestling match of the season. The fact that "http://armdrag.com/matburn?team=425&person=43466">the West Seneca East senior had a case of the butterflies makes sense in retrospect.

Sure the 6-foot-2, 265-pound athlete's surgically repaired left knee held up during the rigors of trench warfare on the football field, but would it hold up on the mat – the same sport where his promising junior season ended abruptly via twist of fate after he fell awkwardly while trying to prevent a take down?