#LadyPirate: Hosts Win Second Straight IBT Title

PALM COAST — For the second straight week, the Matanzas Lady Pirates have won an IBT event.

Saturday’s win of their own Lady Pirate Classic had a little bit more cushion to it than the previous win at Lake Mary, where Matanzas edged Dr Phillips by a single point. This time, the Lady Pirates had a 30.5-point edge over runnerup Mainland, 115.5-85.

Ponte Vedra, with 84 points, was third, with Tocoi Creek (59.5) and Clay (55) rounding out the top five teams.

University (Orange City) was sixth (53), followed by Hagerty (51), Bartram Trail (49), Oakleaf (26), Creekside (17), Middleburg (13), Flagler Palm Coast (seven) and Dunnellon (six).

Below follows a breakdown of each weight class:

100: In a three-person roundrobin, Mainland’s Abby Couillard won by fall twice for the title, pinning Bartram’s Kyla Crooks and UOC’s Zania Owen. Crooks pinned Owen in the middle round to claim second.

105: Also a three-person roundrobin, the Lady Pirates’ Mariah Mills took pins over UOC’s Mia Hernandez and Middleburg’s Gracie Bradshaw, with Bradshaw falling Hernandez to take the runnerup spot.

110: Matanzas’ Tianna Fries gave her team back-to-back titles, with pins over eventual 3rd Julia Rich (1:15) of Tocoi Creek and UOC’s Jaelyn Sunseri (3:03), the eventual 4th, before teching runnerup Cynthia Kowitski of Ponte Vedra, 20-5, to win the title. Kowitski had pins over Sunseri and RIch for second, with Rich pinning Sunseri in 5:28 to take third.

115: In a five-person roundrobin, Ponte Vedra’s Erin Rizzuto pinned her way through the weight class to win the title with a 4-0 mark. Her fall in Round 4 over the Lady Titans’ Katy Roche (1:29) was the effective championship match, as Roche otherwise was 3-1 with three pins. Ponte Vedra’s Sophia Mallon was 2-2 with two pins to take third, with Bartram’s Vanessa Stobe falling Flagler’s Jamie Rupe in 3:58 in round 4 to settle the fourth and fifth spots.

120: Also a five-person roundrobin, Tocoi’s Brielle Bibla ran the table for the title, with three pins and a 22-5 TF to win the weight class. Her fall in Round 4 over Matanzas’ Christina Borgmann was the effective chamionship match, as Borgmann had three pins to place second. FPC’s Ana Vilar was 2-2 with two pins to take third, with UOC’s Kyndall James pinning Hagerty’s Karson Cuozzo for fourth and fifth, respectively.

125: Hagerty’s Megan Kaplan won Pool A with three pins, adding two more pins to win the weight class, with pins in the championship flight over Matanzas’ Sierra Kemp (:34) and Angelina Gonzalez in double-overtime (7:13) to win the group. That fall over Gonzalez duplicated a pool pin earlier (in 5:26). The Lady Pirates’ Breanna Corley, the Pool B champ (2 pins & decision) was third with a pin over Kemp (5:11), with teammate Maddie Torres (fft & pin) winning the consolation flight for fifth, where she falled Ponte Vedra’s Lauren Everitt.

130: After a bye in the first pool round, Clay’s Madisyn Blackburn bonus-pointed through the tournament, with a pin and 16-2 major to take Pool A, followed by pins in the championship flight over Creekside’s Anjel Balkenbush (1:45) and Tocoi Creek’s Kendall Bibla (1:45) to win the title. Bibla won Pool B with three pins, reaching the final with a fall over the Lady Titans’ Bryanne Kaminsky. With a 13-4 major, Balkenbush pushed past Kaminsky for third, with Ponte Vedra’s Natalia Choquegonza taking an 18-6 major over Matanzas’ Marissa Roberts for fifth and sixth, respectively.

135: In a five-person roundrobn, Clay’s Jaidyn Vinson won the title after going 3-1 on the day, with three pins. Her pin in Round 2 over UOC’s Alex Roche was the effective championship match, as Roche also was 3-1, with three pins. Matanzas’ Salomy Cabrera was 2-2 with two pins for third, with Hagerty’s Lauren McLeod also at 2-2 with two pins, including a pin over Matanzas’ Keely Domingues for fourth and fifth, respectively.

140: A four-person roundrobin saw Hagerty’s Jada Llamido pin her way through the title, with falls over Dunnellon (:55, round 1), eventual third Alexis Buck of Clay (:40, round 2) and in the effective championship match over Ponte Vedra’s Olivia Richie (2:25). Richie pinned Buck and Dunnellon for second place, with Buck also taking a pin over Dunnellon for tihrd.

145: After a loss by fall in Pool A to Ponte Vedra’s Mira Schmidt, Bartram Trail’s Ava Burre rallied with two wins in the championship flight, with a 5-0 win over teammate and eventual 3rd Katherine Stewart in the semis, followed by a pin in 1:49 over Schmidt for the title. Schmidt had won three times by fall in reaching the final, winning Pool A. Stewart, the Pool B champ (2 pins), came back from the semifinal loss with a pin over UOC’s Gracie Hollifield (1:30) for third and fourth. Clay’s Jaysie Garcia pinned Matanzas’ Samayra Cabrera in 1:05 for fifth and sixth, respectively.

170: In a full six-person roundrobin, Oakleaf’s Jazzmine Moore pinned her way through the group, with five pins in 5:17 to go 5-0 and claim the bracket title. Her fall in round 3 over Mainland’s Jah’Mya Hill (1:27) was the effective championship match, as Hill otherwise was 4-1 with four pins. Tocoi Creek’s Claire Holt (3-2, 3 pins) falled Mainland’s Trinya Tillman (2-3, pin & fft) in round 4 (3:49) for third and fourth, while Bartram’s Hannah Malalobos pinned Matanzas’ Gabrielle Proctor (:27, round 2) for fifth and sixth.

190: Middleburg’s Cheyenne Cruce bagged two pins in a three-person roundrobin for the title, with falls over Mainland’s Eva Rojas (:54) and Matanzas’ Brooklyn Watt (:53). Rojas falled Watt in round 1 to claim second.

235: In a four-person roundrobin, Mainland wrestlers were 1-2-3, with the Lady Buccaneers’ Katherine Meza-Perez the only one to win more than one match, going 3-0 with three pins for the title. Mainland’s Summer Snow (1-2, pin) was 2nd, teammate Kevarrionna Sloan (1-2, pin) 3rd and Matanzas’ Nahilu Lubin (1-2, 7-6 decision) 4th.

Complete results from the tournament can be found HERE.

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