#TheShowIsHere: 3A State, Day 1

KISSIMMEE — Flagler Palm Coast stands T-5th after Thursday’s first day of competition in the FHSAA 3A state tournament at Silver Spurs Arena.

The Bulldogs are tied with Harmony with 22 points, and have eight wrestlers going into Friday’s competition (five quarterfinalists, three in consis).

Top four teams Thursday are Southwest Miami (38 points), South Dade (36), Palmetto Ridge (28) and Osceola (22.5).

Hagerty is seventh with 18 points, with four quarterfinalists and one in consis. Buchholz is T-13th, with 11 points and four quarterfinalists, while Timber Creek is T-15th with 10 points and one quarterfinalist plus two in consis. Apopka and Winter Park are both T-20th. The Blue Darters have two left (one quarterfinalist, one in consis), while the Wildcats have two quarterfinalists and a third in the consis.

Bartram Trail is T-24th, with eight points (one quarterfinalist, one in consis), while Oakleaf is T-27th (seven points, one quarterfinalist, one in consis), DeLand T-33rd (five points, one quarterfinalist, one in consis) and Forest & Wekiva are T-42nd with three points each. The Wildcats have one in the consis, as do the Mustangs. Mandarin is T-52nd with two points and one quarterfinalist.

Atlantic Coast, Creekside, Sandalwood, Seminole and Windermere did not score on Thursday.

A gallery of first-round photos is up on the North Florida Matmen Facebook page and, later on, will be posted to the Matmen Instagram account, nflamatmen.

Below follows an individual summary of the first day:

Still alive: Timothy McLean (Flagler Palm Coast, lost by major to Cypress Bay, 11-2; pinned Harmony, 4:15); Jean Vazquez (Timber Creek, lost by fall to Doral Academy, 2:55; won by fft over Plant).
0-2 Thursday: Aydan Ruano (Forest, lost by fall to Braddock, 4:26; lost by fall to Treasure Coast, 2:45); Aiden Vick (Hagerty, lost by fall to Southwest Miami, :36; lost by fall to Seminole Ridge, 3:47)

Quarters: Trenton Dominguez (Timber Creek, pinned Riverview Sarasota, 1:26); Lochlann Higgins (Hagerty, majored Lennard, 14-5).
0-2 Thursday: Carson Baert (Flagler Palm Coast, lost by fall to Palmetto Ridge, 3:51; lost by fall to South Dade, :32); Grady Bryant (DeLand, lost by fall to Riverdale, 4:00; lost by decision to Treasure Coast, 13-6).

Quarters: Ethan Vugman (Bartram Trail, pinned Boca Raton, :35); Kole Hannant (Flagler Palm Coast, decisioned Centennial, 11-4); Tamarion Kendrick (Apopka, decisioned Harmony, 8-1).
0-2 Thursday: Jedidiah Brown (Buchholz, lost by TF to Palm Beach Gardens, 21-6, 5:55; lost by decision to Miami Beach, 6-3).

Quarters: Cavarius Liddie (Buchholz, majored Sickles, 10-2).
Still alive: John Hald (Flagler Palm Coast, lost by decision to Palmetto Ridge, 12-8; decisioned Miami Palmetto, 11-6).
0-2 Thursday: Keon Barrientos (Oakleaf, lost by fall to Osceola, 3:16; lost by fall to Harmony, 1:58); Kellen Chapman (DeLand, lost by fall to North Port, 1:10; lost by major to Wellington, 9-0).

Quarters: Jorge Gonzalez (Winter Park, pinned Tohopekaliga, 5:13); Marcus McGee (Oakleaf, by fft over Ft Pierce Central); Venumadhava Mirel (Buchholz, decisioned Harmony, 8-6).
0-2 Thursday: Ryan Culbertson (Seminole, lost by decision to Wellington, 6-1; lost by fall to Steinbrenner, 1:59).

0-2 Thursday: Rocco Vargas (Apopka, lost by decision to Ferguson, 3-1, SV; lost by decision to Ft Pierce Central, 5-1); Keanan Sexton (Creekside, lost by fall to Southwest Miami, 1:04; lost by fall to Venice, 2:49); Abdelkrin Salomon (Seminole, lost by fall to Doral Academy, 3:23; lost by major to Palm Beach Gardens, 11-0); Josue Batista (Timber Creek, lost by fall to South Dade, 4:38; lost by fall to Newsome, 3:32).

Quarters: Aiden Moore (Buchholz, won by fft over Cypress Bay).
Still alive: Seth Galvin (Wekiva, lost by fall to South Dade, :55; pinned Olympic Heights, 2:40); Preston Pena (Bartram Trail, lost by fall to Braddock, 3:45; pinned Ft Pierce Central, 3:23); Joey Parker (Winter Park, lost by decision to Southwest Miami, 3-0; ID over Wellington).

Quarters: Blake Watts (Hagerty, pinned Harmony, 4:33); Timothy King (Flagler Palm Coast, decisioned Park Vista, 7-4).
0-2 Thursday: Joel Dudley (Atlantic Coast, lost by fall to Ft Pierce Central, 4:28; lost by fall to Celebration, 1:42); Benjamin Buhring (Seminole, lsot by decision to Treasure Coast, 4-1; lost by fall to Columbus, 1:18).

Quarters: Kamdon Harrison (Hagerty, pinned Manatee, 3:09).
Still alive: Ransom Randolph (Apopka, lost by decision to North Port, 8-2; pinned Ft Lauderdale, 2:59); Bryce Dodge (Flagler Palm Coast, lost by TF to Osceola, 16-0, 6:00; pinned Colonial, 2:57).
0-2 Thursday: Diego Rivera (Creekside, lost by fall to Palmetto Ridge, :50; lost by decision to Wellington, 4-3).

Quarters: Ethan Gomez (Hagerty, pinned Goleman, 1:52); Blane DeFord (Flagler Palm Coast, pinned Miami Palmetto, 1:32).
Still alive: John McNames (Bartram Trail, lost by major to Miami Beach, 13-4; decisioned Manatee, 3-2).
0-2 Thurssday: Kurt Vollenweider (Windermere, lost by fall to Western, 1:37; lost by fall to Palmetto Ridge, 4:17).

Quarters: Tony Carter (Mandarin, decisioned Lakewood Ranch, 7-6); Marcelo Gonzalez (Flagler Palm Coast, majored Palmetto Ridge, 8-0); Kason Nichols (Buchholz, decisioned Newsome, 6-3).
Still alive: Gavin Rodriguez-Cayro (DeLand, lost by fall to North Port, 1:30; pinned Vero Beach, 3:29).

Quarters: Garrick Schwartz (Flagler Palm Coast, pinned Riverview, 5:32).
Still alive: Hunter Tate (Hagerty, lost by fall to Sickles, :38; pinned Freedom, 5:20).
0-2 Thursday: Duffy Mista (Sandalwood, lost by fall to Palm Harbor University, 1:29; lost by fall to Jupiter, 2:06); Jamari Chisolm (Buchholz, lost by fall to George Jenkins, :18; lost by decision to Coral Springs, 6-4).

Quarters: Ralph Sanchez (Apopka, pinned Forest Hill, 3:26); Liam Glassmeyer (Winter Park, decisioned Ft Pierce Central, 3-2); Marion Smokes (DeLand, decisioned Wellington, 3-2).
0-2 Thursday: Vincent Approbato (Creekside, lost by fall to Harmony, 2:44; lost by decision to Strawberry Crest, 8-7).

Still alive: Cane Fernandez (Forest, lost by fall to Southwest Miami, 1:44; pinned Manatee, :37); Peter Nesheiwat (Timber Creek, lost by decision to Cypress Bay, 6-1; won by fft over Jupiter); Jordan Mitchell (Oakleaf, lost by fall to Dr Krop, 3:15, pinned Lakewood Ranch, 1:58).
0-2 Thursday: Holley Saintmelus (Wekiva, lost by fall to Columbus, 3:40; lost by decision to Freedom, 3-2).

First-day brackets can be found HERE.

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