#Preview: Optimist Invitational

Optimist Invitational

When & where: Saturday at Sandalwood.
Local teams: Atlantic Coast, Baker County, Beachside, Englewood, First Coast, Keystone Heights, Mandarin, Paxon, Pedro Menendez, Providence, Riverside, St Augustine, St Johns Country Day, Stanton, Tocoi Creek, West Nassau.
Note: The event has not been staged since the 2019-20 season. Ponte Vedra was the last team champion.
Area state-ranked wrestlers —
113: Jackson Holcomb (West Nassau, 1A-12th); Jareb Lauramore (Baker County, 1A-16th); Elias Spurlin (Stanton, 1A-18th).
120: Blayden Tharpe (West Nassau, 1A-11th).
152: Jackson Delinder (West Nassau, 1A-19th).
170: Jakob Turnage (West Nassau, 1A-17th).
182: Nolan McKelvy (West Nassau, 1A-14th); Eddie Craig (Beachside, 1A-16th).
195: Duffy Mista (Sandalwood, 3A-4th); Jaelen Simmons (Mandarin, 3A-9th).
220: Thomas Jones (Riverside, 2A-7th).
285: Jaquan Whitty (St Augustine, 2A-5th).
All rankings from

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