#Falcon: West Orange Opens Duals Season, Goes 7-3

ORLANDO — West Orange placed fourth in last weekend’s Falcon Duals, hosted by East River.

The Warriors used the event, a full 11-team roundrobin duals event, as their duals season-opener, going 7-3 on the weekend. West Orange took Friday wins over Colonial (45-24), Liberty (42-24), Cocoa Beach (48-9) and Lake Nona (42-36), with an opening-round loss to Winter Park (36-31).

On Saturday, West Orange opened with a 42-25 loss to host East River, then strung together three straight wins over Wekiva (39-15), Edgewater (54-12) and Cocoa (54-30) before the Warriors closed out with a loss to Jones, 40-33. Throughout the weekend, West Orange gave up forfeits in four weight classes.

Chris Perez (132) had the team’s top record of the weekend, as Perez was 9-1 with five pins, a major and decision.

Giordanny Perez (120/126, 2 pins), Conner Smith (138/145 on Friday, 145/152 on Saturday, 3 pins/major/decision), Lorenzo Perez (145/152, 3 pins) and Ayden Rieck (182/195, 5 pins) were each 8-2 for the Warriors, while Giovanny Perez (120/126, 2 pins & decision) was 7-3.

In a regular but not full-time role, Stacey Rhodes (138/145, pin & decision) was 7-0, while full-time starter Dominic Madrid (220, 3 pins & decision) was 5-5.

West Orange is now off through the holidays and will dual Windermere in the Battle for the Chain rivalry dual on January 4.

Records and stats for Winter Park and Wekiva were not made available at the time of this writing.

Complete West Orange dual results, after some scrolling, can be found HERE.

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