#KnockoutDay1: BT’s Vugman Lone Region 1 Semifinalist

KISSIMMEE — A thumbnail recap from Monday’s first day of the Knockout Christmas Classic…

Top 5 teams: Tampa Jesuit 121.5, Cass GA 96.5, Woodland (Cartersville) GA 95.5, South Dade 89.5, Palmetto Ridge 87.

North Florida team standings: 26. Clay 48.5; 37. Flagler Palm Coast 36.5; 44. Hagerty 30; T-47. Buchholz 24; 49. New Smyrna Beach 23; 55. Bartram Trail 20.5. 56. Lincoln 20.

Semis & locals alive at each weight:

106 — Sebastian DiGennaro (Jensen Beach) v Gabriel Tellez (SW Miami); Patrick Jones (Wellington) v Dylan Ibold (Buford GA). No locals in consis.

113 — Tyler Washburn (Palmetto Ridge) v Nathaniel Williams (South Dade); Roman Lermer (Tampa Jesuit) v Ty Tice (Eastside SC). No locals in consis.

120 — Cole Hunt (Cass GA) v Ethan Vugman (Bartram Trail); Ryan Mooney (Jensen Beach) v Drew Gorman (Buford).
Vugman’s path to semi: TF over Heritage TN (24-8 in 2:39); F Woodward Academy GA (1:29); F Walton GA (3:44); F Oglethorpe County GA (:43). Will earn a medal regardless of outcomes Tuesday.
Consis: Kole Hannant (Flagler Palm Coast); Maverick Rainwater (Clay) (face each other in round 5).

126 — Jake Crapps (Cass GA) v George Maholtz (Eastside SC); Yanni Vines (Thompson AL) v Andrew Austin (Charlotte). No locals in consis.

132 — Braden Basile (Tampa Jesuit) v Josh Domino (Skyline VA); Ryan Duguay (Jensen Beach) v Logan Paradice (Colquitt County GA).
Consis: Venumadhava Mirel (Buchholz; in round 6).

138 — Tom Crook (Tampa Jesuit) v Bryce Kresho (Cass GA); David Panone (Lassiter GA) v Cooper Haase (Osceola). No locals in consis.

145 — Brennan Van Hoecke (Palmetto Ridge) v Tyler Nelson (Mt Pisgah Christian GA); James Latona (Thompson AL) v Jack Crook (Tampa Jesuit).
Consis: Aiden Moore (Buchholz; in round 5).

152 — Caleb Henson (Woodland, Cartersville GA) v Dominic Bambinelli (Mill Creek GA); Kendrick Hodge (Somerset Academy) v Michael Kilic (Woodward Academy GA).
Consis: Blake Watts (Hagerty; in round 5).

160 — Cole Cochran (Woodland, Cartersville GA) v Roman Garcia (Palmetto Ridge); Colby Dalon (Lakeside Christian TN) v Brendon Abdon (Lake Gibson). No locals in consis.

170 — Cory Cannan (Barron Collier) v Conor McCloskey (Buford GA); Davis Deal (Winter Springs) v Frank Solorzano (Lake Gibson).
Consis: Ethan Gomez (Hagerty; in round 6).

182 — Matthew Singleton (Woodward Academy GA) v Joseph Nicolosi (AH-Delray Beach); Hunter Adams (North Hall GA) v Brian Burburija (Countryside).
Consis: Marcelo Gonzalez (Flagler Palm Coast; in round 5); Dominic Martin (Clay; in round 6, could face Gonzalez).

195 — Luke Cochran (Jefferson GA) v Charles Higdon (Woodland, Cartersville GA); Sergio Desiante (Tampa Jesuit) v Hunter Jones (Hewitt-Trussville AL).
Consis: Garrick Schwartz (Flagler Palm Coast; in round 5); Cayden Bevis (Lincoln; in round 6 — could meet Schwartz in blood round).

220 — Sawyer Bartelt (South Dade) v Uriah Virzi (Paducah Tilghman KY); Sammy Brown (Jefferson GA) v Chris Hawkins (Hewitt-Trussville AL).
Consis: Garrett Tyre (Clay; in round 6); Landon Revis (Hagerty; in round 5).

285 — Chase Horne (West Laurens GA) v Gabriel Jacas (Ft Pierce Central); Matthew Jimenez (Somerset Academy) v Ethan Vergara (Mater Lakes Academy).
Consis: Nic Weaver (Lincoln; in round 5).

Full brackets for the tournament can be found HERE.

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