1A-R2 Records Update: Merritt Island

Hey guys!

The work continues. Because of course it does.

If you’ve been around a while, you’ve seen us do some things to talk about more of Florida wrestling besides the coverage area. We are therefore happy to start up — because we were worried we wouldn’t have time — our Records Updates for the remainder of 3A-Region 1 and 1A-Region 2.

We will alternate between 3A and 1A teams until we are done with 3A (which should be done first), then it will be just 1A going forward. With any luck, we’re done with these by October 1. Our fourth 1A team out of District 8 is Merritt Island.

Note: We will update this post when transfer wrestlers’ records are updated with their prior teams later on in the records update.


You can see everything I have on the Mustangs in 2019-20 here –>  MERRITT ISLAND

Win/loss record: 5-2 in dual meets searchable by Matmen. Please review the attached document for a summary of the Mustangs’ performance in IBT events. All individual records noted below are as searchable online. For most post-season starters and a couple of other wrestlers, adjustments to win/loss records were made to reflect what was reported to the District 8 traditional tournament host.

Tournament results (where results are complete): 2nd at Barbara Pill Memorial (IBT). 2nd at William Nutter Memorial. 1st at Amanda St John Memorial. 12th at Cradle Cancer. 3-1 (3rd) at 1A-District 8 dual team tournament. 2-1 at Ships N Duels (duals portion). 6th at Michael P Hutchins’ IBT. 6th at DeLand Bulldogs IBT. 2nd at Cape Coast Conference. 4th at 1A-District 8 traditional tournament. T-5th at 1A-Region 2 traditional tournament. T-15th at 1A state traditional tournament.

Projected key returners (15+ matches this past season) for 2020-21 (with year in school as they’ll be next year): Elijah Barrial (sophomore, 32-12 at 106, did not compete in post-season traditionals); Elijah Lusk (senior, 50-2 at 113, district champ, region champ, state CHAMPION); Dylan Quiroga (sophomore, 32-15 at 113, 2A-District 13 runnerup, 1-2 at 2A-Region 4; transferred from Viera); Zane Hudson (senior, 39-14 at 120, district 4th, 1-2 at regions); Lucien Comelchook (sophomore, 15-9 at 120/126, did not compete in post-season traditionals); Jeremiah Johnson (junior, 11-13 at 126, district 4th, 0-2 at regions); Jacob Pitcher (freshman, 23-23 at 132, district 3rd, 0-2 at regions; transferred from Space Coast); Ben Whalen (sophomore, 13-18 at 132, 1 match from regions); Sean Anderson (junior, 11-8 at 132, did not compete in post-season traditionals); Noah Dovin (senior, 39-13 at 138, district 3rd, region 3rd, 1-2 at states); Slater Beard (junior, 20-18 at 152, district 4th, 1-2 at regions); Chris Lee (sophomore, 1-6 at 160, 1 match from regions); Khalil Mitchell (senior, 61-9 at 170, district champ, region 4th, 1-2 at states; transferred from Rockledge).

Graduation losses (15+ matches this past season or post-season experience) from this year’s team: Elijah Johnson (19-11 at 170, 1 match from regions); Colby Fisher (36-6 at 182, district runnerup, 1 match from states); Daylyn Randolph (41-8 at 195, district champ, region runnerup, 1 match from state medal); Diari James (26-11 at 220, 1 match from regions).

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