ORANGE PARK — Oakleaf tuned up for Friday’s hosting duties at the Friday Knight Lights with a trio of dual victories Wednesday night at county rival Orange Park’s 5-Way Duals.
The Knights (7-1 in duals for the season) took wins over Seabreeze (66-16), Pedro Menendez (84-0) and Orange Park (60-15) in the five team-event, which also included an Oakleaf B squad.
Nine Oakleaf wrestlers were unbeaten Wednesday, with eight of those nine going 3-0 on the night.
Three of those eight pinned their way through the field, as Keon Barrientos (132), Marcus McGee (138/145) and Jordan Mitchell (285) all had three pins.
Joining them as max-pointers in scoring 6 team dual points in every round the team wrestled were Adrianna Barrientos (106, 2 pins), Ion Hortinela (113, 2 pins), Lincoln Morales (120/126, pin), Mason Ganion (170, 2 pins) and Isaiah Shevchook (195, 2 pins). Onjel Caraballo (182) was Oakleaf’s ninth unbeaten, going 2-0.
Additionally, Jacob McClintic (152, 2 pins), Roman Polinsky (160, pin) and Ben Gaddis (220, pin) all were 2-1 for Oakleaf.
Here’s a look at the rest of the field and how they fared Wednesday:
Orange Park (2-5 for season, 2-2 in the event): The host Raiders finished with dual wins over Pedro Menendez (48-35) and Oakleaf B (41-30) for their first of the season.
Geoffrey Jules-Delice (220, 2 pins) was a 4-0 max-pointer during the tournament and Orange Park’s lone unbeaten. Dionne Hall (138, 2 pins & tech) and Trevion Sermons (160/170, tech & decision) both were 3-1 for the Raiders, who also had six additional wrestlers win twice.
Orange Park will join Oakleaf at the Friday Knight Lights.
Seabreeze (2-2 for season and in event): The Sandcrabs kicked off the 2021-22 season with dual wins over Orange Park (46-23) and Oakleaf B (42-41).
Tyler Herndon (152/160) was Seabreeze’s lone unbeaten wrestler, going 4-0 with 3 pins and a major. Wyatt Sites (126, 2 pins & major), Joseph Kent (132, 3 pins), Heath Herndon (145, 3 pins) and Pedro Sierra (285, 3 pins) all were 3-1 for the Sandcrabs, while William Sites (106, pin) chipped in a 2-1 mark.
Seabreeze will next attend Deltona’s one-day duals tournament on Saturday.
Oakleaf B (1-2 in the event): The Knight Bs — with a sprinkling of Pedro Menendez kids both in regular spaces in the lineup and also appearing to pick up an extra forfeit during the event — did take a 48-26 win over the Falcons.
Angel Rodriguez (113, pin & tech) and Tyler Jackson (195, 2 pins) were both 3-0 for the Bs, while Elijah Shevchook (160, pin) and Jeremiah Baker (182, pin) were both 2-0. Ethan Davis (120/126) and Bryant Taylor (170, pin) each contributed 2-1 nights for Oakleaf.
Pedro Menendez (1-3 for season and in event): The Falcons had a 39-29 victory over Orange Park to get on the winning side of the ledger.
Alyssa Clemons (106, pin) and Logan Meehan (145, 2 pins & decision) were each 3-1 in the tournament, while Emry Hunt (220) was 2-1 while suiting up for Pedro Menendez.
The Falcons hosted Tocoi Creek in a dual meet tonight.
RESULTS: Box scores from the 5-Way and for every reported Region 1 dual Wednesday night can be found HERE.