#Preview: Senator Slam

By MATMEN, Thursday, 8:30 p.m.

Senator Slam

When & where: Friday at Fletcher.
Teams in the field: In addition to the host Senators, Bartram Trail, Bishop Kenny, Ponte Vedra and Terry Parker represent the north. Osceola is coming into the island for a visit.
Defending team champion: None. This is the inaugural season for this event.
Synopsis: With the Kowboys coming in with their high-power talent at several weights, it’s tempting to list them as the pre-tournament favorite, and they should be. I do expect some solid fights for second between Fletcher, Bishop Kenny and Bartram Trail — all seen preseason as in the mix for district team titles. Terry Parker’s improved and Ponte Vedra will have good fight in a few weight classes, so this should be a well-positioned scrap tomorrow.
Florida state-ranked wrestlers (listed by weight class in last name order) —
113: Talyn Fisk (Osceola, 3A-20th).
120: Jacob Harless (Bishop Kenny, 1A-19th); Evan Martinez (Osceola, 3A-7th).
126: Isfandier Sharipov (Osceola, 3A-12th); Ethan Vugman (Bartram Trail, 3A-1st).
132: Cole O’Brien (Fletcher, 3A-20th).
138: Christopher Hampton (Bishop Kenny, 1A-17th).
145: Anderson Heap (Osceola, 3A-1st); Preston Pena (Bartram Trail, 3A-8th).
152: Roberto Cuartero (Bishop Kenny, 1A-2nd); Cooper Haase (Osceola, 3A-1st).
160: Josh Daltro (Fletcher, 3A-4th).
170: Luke Ghannam (Bishop Kenny, 1A-8th); Gunner Holland (Osceola, 3A-1st); John McNames (Bartram Trail, 3A-9th).
182: Bryan Gari (Osceola, 3A-13th); Collin Hearn (Bishop Kenny, 1A-12th).
220: Jomar Sanchez (Osceola, 3A-6th).
285: Toby Matson (Fletcher, 3A-2nd); Elijah Vansickle (Osceola, 3A-8th); Joel Campbell (Osceola, 3A-13th).
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