#Preview: Bulldog Duals

Bulldog Duals

When & where: Friday & Saturday at DeLand.
Teams in the field: In addition to the host Bulldogs, area teams include New Smyrna Beach, Ocoee, Olympia, Raines and Seabreeze. Out-of-area teams include Astronaut, Jupiter, Viera and Winter Haven.
Returning team champion: DeLand.
Synopsis: The weekend will feature a nine-round, full-roundrobin “10-Way” duals competition. There are no ranked teams in the field, but we’re seeing last year’s champion, DeLand, as the favorite. Olympia joins the hosts as a 2023 district duals champion, and the Titans will certainly be in the mix, New Smyrna Beach and Ocoee had solid district-duals tournament runs, and the out-of-area teams, especially Jupiter and Winter Haven, should offer good competition at a few different weights.
State-ranked wrestlers (listed by weight class in ranked order) —
106: Alex Giglietti (Viera, 14th-3A).
113: Tyler Bracero (DeLand, 20th-3A).
120: Phoenix Krauth (DeLand, 8th-3A).
126: Grady Bryant (DeLand, 14th-3A); Presten Pineiro (Astronaut, 19th-1A).
132: Nate Olson (Viera, 11th-3A); Kellen Chapman (DeLand, 16th-3A); Jonathan Bruner (New Smyrna Beach, 18th-2A).
145: Joshua Folsom (DeLand, 14th); Simjay Engberg (New Smyrna Beach, 15th-2A).
152: Mathias Franz (DeLand, 19th).
160: Zane Canada (DeLand, 16th).
182: Sawyer VanRider (New Smyrna Beach, 6th-2A); Gavin Rodriguez-Cayro (DeLand, 9th); Ian Wolski (Jupiter, 13th-3A).
195: Dylon York (New Smyrna Beach, 2nd-2A).
220: Zahquel Davis (Winter Haven, 8th-3A); Keniel Carrasquillo (Ocoee, 20th-3A).
285: MJ Smokes (DeLand, 6th); Deandre Scott (Ocoee, 10th-3A); Pedro Sierra-Bonilla (Seabreeze, 15th-2A); John Arellano (Winter Haven, 15th-3A).
All boys rankings from

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