#SAC: Hagerty 2nd; 8 Area Wrestlers Win Titles

Hagerty wrestlers and coaches take a team photo after finishing second in the Seminole Athletic Conference tournament Saturday at Lyman (Photo submitted by Scotty Diaz via Facebook).

LONGWOOD — Hagerty easily outdistanced the rest of the coverage area in Saturday’s Seminole Athletic Conference at Lyman.

But the Huskies didn’t have enough firepower to stop Winter Springs, which took the conference title with 196.5 points.

Hagerty was second, with 167 points, followed by Oviedo (99), Seminole (79), Lake Brantley (76), Lyman (57.5), Lake Howell (42) and Lake Mary (40).

Below follows a summary of the tournament —

106: In a three-person bracket, Oviedo’s Conner Rodriguez won twice for the title, with a 6-2 semifinal decision over Hagerty’s Aiden Vick, followed by a fall (3:28) in the championship over Lake Brantley’s Rainier Zayas. Zayas had a bye into the final, while Vick had a bye for third place.

113: Hagerty’s Lochlann Higgins bonus-pointed his way to the title, with a semifinal pin (:09) over Lake Brantley’s Andres Camposano and a second-period TF (16-0 in 4 minutes) in the title round over Oviedo’s Josh Sabbia. Sabbia reached the final with a semifinal pin over the hosts’ Luke Nilles (2:28), with Camposano pinning Nilles in 1:36 for third.

120: The Huskies’ Carson Greenier made it back-to-back Hagerty titles, starting with a third-period TF over Winter Springs (21-6) in the semis, then surviving a wild final against Seminole’s Noah Barbour, as both wrestlers were put to their backs by the other in the third period before Greenier took an 18-11 decision. Barbour reached the final behind a quarterfinal pin (1:43) over Lake Mary’s Logan Morris, warming up for the high-scoring final with a 13-12 semifinal win over Oviedo’s Andres Millan. Millan had a bye into the third-place match, falling Morris in 52 seconds.

126: Lyman’s Allyn Rosario reached the final behind a quarterfinal TF (18-0 in 4:48) over Lake Brantley’s Tyler Walter and semifinal pin over Lake Mary’s Devean White (3:40), but then lost to Winter Springs’ Silas Mantero by fall in 1:30. White had a bye into the third-place match, where he pushed past Hagerty’s Jacob Genao, 6-3. Genao earned himself a conference ribbon with a 10-2 major in the consi semis over Walter.

132: Seminole’s Ryan Culbertson won the title, pushing through three decisions with a combined margin of victory of four points, with a quarterfinal win over Winter Springs (5-4), a sudden-victory semifinal decision over Hagerty’s David Mejia (11-9) and a 3-2 decision over Lake Brantley’s Dario Duany in the championship match. Duany reached the final behind a bye and semifinal pin over Oviedo’s Johnathan Dishman (3:07). Mejia took two max-point wins in the consis for third, winning by injury default over Lyman’s Cameron Popeck in the consi semis and then pinning Winter Springs (1:47) for third.

138: Lake Brantley’s Kai Higgins reached the final after pins over Lake Howell’s Aiden Wood (5:47, quarters) and over Hagerty’s Gavin Nelson (2:33, semis), but then lost by third-period TF to Winter Springs’ Aiden Reichert (20-4 in 5:14). After losing by fall to Reichert in the quarters, Seminole’s Abdelkrin Salomon won three times in the consis for third, with a 9-2 decision over Nelson in the semis and a 7-1 win over Lyman’s Cameron Warner for third.

145: Lake Mary’s Nick Ghezzi reached the final behind a bye and semifinal pin (1:51) over Oviedo’s Lukas Crawley, but then lost by first-period fall to Winter Springs’ Riley Chapdelaine. Crawley (front-side pin) won twice in the consis for third, with a 12-2 major over Lake Howell’s Xavier McMichael (semis) and a 12-5 decision for third over Hagerty’s Clayton Childers.

152: Hagerty’s Blake Watts bonus-pointed through the tournament, with falls over Winter Springs (1:12, quarters) and Oviedo’s Jordan Jones (1:40, semis), going on for an 11-3 major in the championship match over Seminole’s Benjamin Buhring. Buhring got to the final behind wins over Lake Mary’s Aden Eliason (pin in 5:14, quarters) and over Lake Brantley’s Elijah Huyck (13-0, semis). Jones wound up fourth after a 10-0 consi-semi major over Eliason, losing by fall (2:47) to Winter Springs in the third-place match.

160: Hagerty’s Kamdon Harrison reached the final, taking a 6-3 loss there to Winter Springs’ Elijah Penton. Before that, Harrison had a pair of max-point wins, falling Lake Mary’s Brock Binford (:46, quarters) and winning by injury default over Lake Brantley’s Giovanni Duany. Oviedo’s James Chiaradio (front-side pin, loss by 16-4 major to Penton) was third, with decisions over Lyman’s Vincent Savelli (11-4, semis) and Lake Brantley’s Sebastian Rodriguez (8-2) in the third-place match.

170: The Huskies’ Ethan Gomez won the title, taking a 5-2 decision over Winter Springs’ Davis Deal. Earlier, after a bye into the semis, Gomez won by fall (:25) in that round over Lake Howell’s Luke Gonzalez. Seminole’s Wordner Edoward (front-side decision, semifinal loss by pin to Deal) took third with two bonus-point wins, majoring Lake Brantley’s Kyle Schehr (11-1 in semis) and falling Lyman’s Jacob Zifferblatt in 1 minute for third.

182: Lyman’s Haiden Williams-Marchetti reached the final behind second-period pins over Lake Brantley’s Jonathan Stagaard (2:43, quarters) and Oviedo’s Joey Gioa (3:09, semis), but then lost by third-period TF (15-0 in 4:12) to Winter Springs’ Dylan Deal in the title match. After losing by fall to Deal (1:43) in the semis), Lake Mary’s Jake Jessee took two wins in the consis for third, with a sudden-victory 4-2 win over Stagaard in the consi semis and fall over Gioa (2:41) for third.

195: Lake Howell’s Jayden Velazquez reached the final with a 7-5 ultimate-tiebreaker semifinal decision over Lake Brantley’s Christopher Swanson, but then lost by fall (1:46) in the final to Winter Springs’ Luis Valdes. Swanson had a second ultimate-tiebreaker go in his favor in the third-place match, escaping out for a 3-2 win over Oviedo’s Nick Rynearson to take the bronze.

220: Hagerty’s Landon Revis took a pair of one-point decision victories to win the title, with a 1-0 semifinal win over Seminole’s Desmond Harris, followed by an escape in the ultimate tiebreaker for a 5-4 finals win over Winter Springs’ Aiden Gatton in the championship match. After losing by fall to Gatton in the semis, Lake Brantley’s Jackson Jumpp took third with a pin (3:42) over Harris.

285: Lake Howell’s Joshua Maldonado won the title, sandwiching a semifinal pin (3:58) over Hagerty’s Thad Elam with decision wins over Lake Brantley’s Jason Roman (5-1, quarters) and Oviedo’s Malachi Williams (3-2) in the championship. Williams reached the final with a 3-2 win over Winter Springs in the semi, while Elam took fourth behind a consi-semi pin (2:14) over Seminole’s Jerome Johnson and a 3-2 loss for third to Winter Springs.

Complete brackets from the tournament can be found HERE.

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