Grenadier Girls Grappler
When & where: Saturday at Colonial
Area teams in the field: Apopka; Dr Phillips; Evans; Hagerty; Horizon; Lake Brantley; Lake Howell; Ocoee; Olympia; Seminole; West Orange; Winter Park (34 teams in all).
Area returning champions: None; this is the inaugural version of this event.
Synopsis: Should be a good fight between Gateway and Dr Phillips for the top side on numbers alone, but Apopka should be well up the team standings, as might Hagerty, Seminole and Lake Brantley. Lots of area medalist possibilities in this field.
Area state-ranked wrestlers (in alphabetic order) —
100: Victoria Ceballos (5th, Dr Phillips).
105: Ava Ceballos (17th, Dr Phillips); Aliyah Gonzalez (8th, Winter Park); Vanessa Martin-Soto (20th, Lake Brantley).
115: Kathleen Belizaire (10th, Dr Phillips); Shelby Sherman (5th, Apopka).
120: Brianna Pena (18th, Seminole); Samantha Sherman (20th, Apopka).
135: Jayda Rankin (20th, Seminole).
140: Nehemie Gregoire (9th, Apopka).
145: Hannah Haworth (18th, Ocoee); Michelle Hernandez (19th, Apopka); Lanyla Hudspeth (12th, Lake Brantley); Alzira McNeil (13th, Olympia); Juliette Villicana (20th, West Orange).
155: Amy Etienne (9th, Dr Phillips); Jade Noble (3rd, Horizon); Shyann Tate (4th, Hagerty).
170: Jada Jones (5th, Apopka); Emily Riveira (11th, Dr Phillips); Cierra Young (17th, Ocoee).
190: Marcela Maya-Escalona (10th, Lake Brantley); Francheska Robles (14th, Dr Phillips).
235: Amanda Hudson (11th, Olympia).
All rankings from https://www.kabrawrestling.com/rankings/girls