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#Westside: Road Warrior Dolphins Take 2nd

JACKSONVILLE — Saturday’s Westside Roundrobin was the only IBT event contested in north Florida over the course of the weekend.

The 11-team event saw Mosley make the drive from Lynn Haven — the Dolphins have been quite the road warriors of late, sending a delegation to Kissimmee between Christmas & New Year’s and then driving to Fleming Island last weekend — and take three titles in placing second as a team.

Only Sebastian River, which itself made nearly a 400-mile roundtrip trek to come to Westside, was able to push past the Dolphins, with 156 points and three titles of its own in back-to-back-to-back weights (126, 132 and 138).

Mosley had weight-class wins at 113, 145 and 170 to push ahead of Yulee, 147.5-146, for second. The Hornets had one champion at 160.

Matanzas edged Baker Cty, 122-113, for fifth. The Pirates picked up a title at 152, while the Wildcats won titles at 182 and 220.

First Coast took seventh, with 73 points, followed by Deltona (67), the host Wolverines (44), Ribault (26) and Ed White (one). The Wolves (120) and Westside (285) also had one weight-class champion apiece.

Complete weight-class results for all teams can be found HERE.

THE NOTES
Team scores: 1. Sebastian River 156. 2. Mosley 147.5. 3. Yulee 146. 4. Vero Beach 135. 5. Matanzas 122. 6. Baker Cty 113. 7. First Coast 73. 8. Deltona 67. 9. Westside 44. 10. Ribault 26. 11. Ed White 1.
Championship matches —
106: Ortiz (Vero Beach) p. Derrick Williams (Mosley), 1:48.
113: Calvin Williams (Mosley) p. Logan Pugh (Yulee), :48.
120: Kevin Kerns (Deltona) p. Toryion Stallings (Matanzas), :59.
126: Rosado (Sebastian River) d. Darius Mailhot (Mosley), 9-7, SV.
132: McQueen (Sebastian River) d. Logan Mayer (Matanzas), 8-2.
138: Huff (Sebastian River) d. Austin Adamson (Yulee), 12-6.
145: Nick Hejke (Mosley) p. Dylan Johns (Yulee), :55.
152: Tyson Mills (Matanzas) p. Josiah Mossor (First Coast), 2:53.
160: Aston Ricks (Yulee) d. Jordan Mills (Matanzas), 3-2.
170: Kaydon Lester (Mosley) def. Villalpando (Vero Beach).
182: Conner South (Baker Cty) p. Keleb Reddish (Yulee), 2:20.
195: 1. Campbell (Vero Beach). 2. Toby Kinghorn (Baker Cty) (tiebreaker criteria determined champ).
220: Garrett Cain (Baker Cty) p. Ethan Chiu (Deltona), 1:51.
285: Ray Bolden (Westside) d. Robert Elder (Matanzas), 2-1.

THE ACES OF THE DAY
Mosley: Senior Kaydon Lester (170) was 3-0 to win Pool A at his weight class, with a 13-6 win over a fellow Ace and then pins over Vero Beach and Ed White (a second fellow Ace). In crossover rounds, Lester pinned First Coast (1:17) and had a win over Vero Beach to take the title.
Yulee: Senior Aston Ricks (160) won Pool A of his weight class, with a 17-4 major over Vero Beach, fall over Mosley (2:08) and 3-2 win over Matanzas (effective championship match), before pinning a Ribault wrestler (1:24) in the crossover round.
Matanzas: Junior Tyson Mills (152) bonus-pointed through Pool B of the weight class, with an 8-0 major over Baker Cty and pins over Westside (:37), Vero Beach (2:54) and First Coast (:26), then pinned a fellow Ace in the championship match to win the weight class.
Baker Cty: Senior Garrett Cain (220) was 4-0 with four first-period pins, winning Pool A with falls over Sebastian River (:33), Matanzas (:11) and Deltona (1:51, in the effective championship match), with a fourth pin in crossover over a second Matanzas wrestler (1:40). In all, Cain needed 4:15 of mat time.
First Coast: Senior Josiah Mossor (152) was 4-0 in Pool A with a fall over Deltona and decisions over Yulee (4-3), Mosley (10-3) and Sebastian River (4-2), reaching the championship match of the weight class, where he lost to a fellow Ace to place 2nd.
Deltona: Sophomore Kevin Kerns (120) pinned his way through the day, winning Pool A with falls over Sebastian River (3:43), Baker Cty (:55) and Matanzas (:59), plus a crossover win over Yulee in the second period, for his title.
Westside: Senior Ray Bolden (285) was a four-time finalist and three-time champion at the event with his tournament win. Bolden was 3-0 with decision wins over Matanzas (2-1) and Mosley (8-1), plus a fall over Sebastian River (2:17) to win Pool A, then had a bye in the crossover round.
Ribault: Freshman Stephen Rosten (170) had the Trojans’ highest place finish, taking fifth with a 3-2 tournament that included pins over a fellow Ace, plus a teammate and a Vero Beach wrestler. Rosten went six minutes with the eventual champ in his first match of the day.
Ed White: Senior Keyshun Spivey (170) picked up the Commanders’ lone victory of the day, taking a 15-13 decision over Vero Beach in his first-round match.

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