#DailyRdp: 1/24 Duals

By MATMEN, Wednesday, 5:20 p.m.

MIDDLEBURG — A Senior Night loaded with senior victories is the right kind of Senior Night.

And Middleburg had the right kind of Senior Night Tuesday night, as all four of its seniors took wins as the Broncos turned back Baker County, 67-6.

Seniors opened up the wins ledger for Middleburg (17-4), with pins from Thomas Stokes (145) and Logan Moore (152) to give the Broncos a 12-0 open. Later, Bryce Meldrum (285) and Gracie Bradshaw (106) also won in back-to-back fashion, with Meldrum taking a pin and Bradshaw pushing through to a 9-7 decision at 106.

Brad Darnold (182), Porter Loveland (195), Grady Woodard (120), Wyatt Leduc (132) and Joe Forte (138) all added pins for the Broncos, with Dylan Johns adding an 11-2 major at 126.

Baker County (15-8) got its lone points on a fall from Rasean Rayam at 160.

In girls’ competition between the teams, each side won twice. For the Lady Broncos, Cheyenne Cruce (190) won by fall and Memphis Moses (110) took a 13-6 decision. Baker County got pins from Kylee Hopkins (140) and Lyla Peebles (170).

Baker County returns to competition first, hosting Columbia and Union County in the annual Tri-County Duals on Thursday. Middleburg will travel to Wakulla’s Big Bend Invitational, sponsored by Wakulla FCA, on Friday and wrap competition there Saturday.

Space Coast 60, South Lake 23: In another Senior Night at event, the host Eagles (2-9) got all of their points via contested wins.

Manny Baez (132), Jaydius Bognar (152), Dylan Escobar (160) and Tre’ Weathersby (285) all won by fall for South Lake.

In girls’ competition, there were five matches staged between the Eagles and Vipers, with South Lake’s Justina Acevedo (120), Grisbet Guzman (135) and Zoe Williamson (145) all winning by fall.

South Lake is now off until the final Saturday of the regular season, when the Eagles will compete in Villages’ TD Talbott Legion Duals.

Horizon 48, Windermere 24: At Horizon, the Hawks (2-2) doubled up the Wolverines (1-5) behind seven straight wins between 145 and 285.

Deleilah Viteri (126), Ethan Viteri (145), Pietro Rampazzo (152), Lorenzo Hernandez (182) and Tanner Kramer (220) each took pins for Horizon.

Egehan Yilhan (120) and Jacob Valdez (138) picked up wins by fall for Windermere.

Both teams come back to competition on Saturday, with Horizon at Timber Creek’s one-day Wolfpack IBT and Windermere at McKeel’s Massung Scramble one-day event.

Episcopal 78, Bolles 6: The Eagles (18-5) rolled to the home dual win behind nine forfeits and four pins.

Mattia Pozzoni (220), Scott Busey (126), Nicholas Pressley (132) and John Fernandez (160) all won by fall for Episcopal.

Bolles (1-10) picked up its points via pin from Brooks Baker at 195.

Both teams are in competition this weekend, with Episcopal going to Wakulla for its two-day Big Bend Invitational, sponsored by Wakulla FCA, and Bolles headed to Palm Coast FPC’s Flagler Rotary. Both events start on Friday.

Results for all four Tuesday dual meets can be found HERE.

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