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BLASDELL, N.Y.-Monday night at Ilio DiPaolo's restaurant in Blasdell Frontier senior Rocco Russo won the Scholarship Award.

With the award comes a $2,500 scholarship to further his education. Russo will live out a dream to wrestle at the Division 1-A level at the University at Buffalo.

He is the 19th winner of the award which is named for the late Ilio DiPaolo. Each year its presented to Western New York's top high school wrestler as voted on by the Ilio DiPaolo scholarship committee.

Russo set a school record for wins at Frontier with 237. He also won four Section 6 championships.

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