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#TheSchedule2021-22: Bartram Trail

Hey guys!

Schedules for 2021-22 have started to come in. This is always exciting for us.

Sending in 44th this year is our fifth team out of 3A-District 1, Bartram Trail.

You can see all of our schedules HERE.

BARTRAM TRAIL

Duals & dual tournaments:

  • At Dual in the Dunes, Fernandina Beach, 12/11
  • At Keystone Memorial, Fleming Island, 1/7
  • (a couple more duals are planned to be added per HC)

IBTs and roundrobins:

  • At Clash of the Titans, University (Orange City), 12/4
  • At St Johns Scuffle, Creekside, 12/18
  • At Hammer Invitational, Oakleaf, 12/20-21
  • At Knockout Christmas Classic, Osceola, 12/27-28
  • At Keystone Memorial, Fleming Island, 1/8
  • At Wolfpack Challenge, Wolfson, 1/15
  • At Flagler Rotary, Flagler Palm Coast, 1/28-29
  • At Green Cove Springs Rotary, Clay, 2/4-5

FHSAA events:

  • 3A-District 1 Duals, Oakleaf, 1/6
  • (if qualifying) 3A-Region 1 duals, District 1 champ to host, 1/13
  • (if qualifying) 3A state duals, 1/21-22
  • 3A-District 1 traditional, Oakleaf, 2/16
  • Girls Region tournament, site TBA, 2/18-19
  • 3A-Region 1 traditional, Flagler Palm Coast, 2/25-26
  • States at Silver Spurs, Kissimmee, 3/3-5
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New Classifcations Out

Classifications are out as sent by the FHSAA.

Here are the new area classifications.

3A

  • District 1: Atlantic Coast, Bartram Trail, Creekside, First Coast, Mandarin, Nease, Oakleaf, Sandalwood.
  • District 2: Buchholz, DeLand, Flagler Palm Coast, Forest, Lake Mary*, Seminole, University (Orange City), West Port.

2A

  • District 1: Arnold, Choctaw, Ft Walton Beach, Gulf Breeze, Milton, Mosley, Niceville, Pace, Tate.
  • District 2: Chiles, Columbia, Fleming Island, Leon, Lincoln, Middleburg, Orange Park, Ridgeview.
  • District 3: Ed White, Englewood, Fletcher, Lee, Ponte Vedra, Stanton, Terry Parker, Westside.
  • District 4: Belleview, Gainesville, Mainland, Matanzas, Pedro Menendez, New Smyrna Beach, St Augustine.

1A

  • District 1: Bay, Bozeman, Rocky Bayou, Rutherford, South Walton, Wewahitchka.
  • District 2: Florida High, Godby, Graceville, Liberty County*, Marianna, Suwannee, Wakulla.
  • District 3: Bishop Kenny, Episcopal, Fernandina Beach, Paxon, Raines, University Christian, West Nassau, Yulee.
  • District 4: Baker County, Bishop Snyder, Bolles, Clay, FSDB, Keystone Heights, Union County, Wolfson.

Independents: Baldwin, Interlachen, Jackson, Wakulla Christian.

* — new Matmen-area team in 2021-22

At this point, I am not sure if all of these programs, particularly those that formerly competed and are listed as returning by the FHSAA, will in fact be fielding teams. The FHSAA is not always up-to-date with that information. I do not have coach names for those programs. I also was expecting to see another school (Tocoi Creek) but they’re not listed anywhere, either within a district or as an independent. Palatka, too, was also left off the FHSAA’s list, which is an even more curious omission, given that the program is thriving.

At this point, I am not sure about the teams that have moved into Region 2 out of Volusia County. I will be reaching out to the known head coaches of those programs and may cover those programs singly, without the entire district coming along as I have done in years past.

You can see the new classifications HERE.

In light of today’s “other” public bombshell announcement, my coverage plans for 2021-22 might move in a couple of other directions as well. I will be evaluating that potential opportunity over the summer, while managing my projects for both north Florida and south Georgia, which are ongoing.

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Season Records Update: Lyman

Hey guys!

The work continues. After we complete #TheSeason for the previous year, we work on records for the remainder of 3A-Region 1 and 1A-Region 2. The seventh team out of 3A-District 4 is Lyman.

LYMAN

You can see everything I have on the Greyhounds in 2020-21 here –>  LYMAN

Win/loss record: 1-3 in dual meets reported via online sources. From this point forward, for teams that don’t push all their results on Trackwrestling, presume that results will not be complete (this is the 453875th good reason to post to Track). Additionally, all records for wrestlers noted below will be incomplete due to missing results.

Season in a nutshell:

  • 18th at Bill Scott Holiday Tournament, 12/19 (19 teams)
  • 1-3 (6th) at 3A-District 4 Duals, 1/6 (8 teams)
  • 10th at Ron Peters Tournament of Champions, 1/8-9 (11 teams)
  • 9th at Harmony Longhorn Invitational, 1/16 (9 teams)
  • 8th at Seminole Athletic Conference, 2/6 (8 teams)
  • 7th at 3A-District 4, 2/19 (8 teams)
  • 23rd at 3A-Region 1, 2/26-27 (31 teams)

Projected key returners (10+ matches, as reported to online sources, or post-season experience this past season) for 2021-22 (with year in school as of next season): Jackson Fredrickson (sophomore, 10-11 at 106, district runnerup, 1 match from states); Elijah Coduto (sophomore, 1-14 at 113, district 5th*, 0-2 at regions); Allyn Rosario (junior, 1-10 at 120, 0-2 at districts); Cameron Warner (junior, 1-12 at 132, district 6th); Vincent Savelli (junior, 6-12 at 152, district 6th).

Projected losses (10+ matches or post-season experience this past season) via graduation unless otherwise noted: Cameron Brooks (3-10 at 160, district 3rd, 0-2 at regions); James Fodor (7-8 at 285, district 3rd, 2-2 at regions).
* — additional region qualifier per FHSAA schematic

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#TheSeason Recaps: 3A-District 2

Good morning!

So we finished off #TheSeason last week — was it last week; I had body aches and chills all night last night, and maybe slept two or three hours, tops, so I can barely remember what happened yesterday, let alone last week.

All twelve groups (11 districts, plus our independents) should be up sometime today.

Below are links to the seven #TheSeason recaps we wrote for 3A-District 2:

Here is the link where you can find season records on every team in the coverage area, in all classes, grouped by district. We’re also adding the records we’re generating for the remainder of 3A-Region 1 and 1A-Region 2.

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#TheSeason2020-21: South Walton

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The work continues. We are bringing back, for its seventh year, #TheSeason. We didn’t do these first year, but have ever since. It’s something nobody else does. We compile all season records and write a wrapup for each team. To get them completed more quickly, we are summarizing these a bit more than in seasons past.

Today, we finish up in 1A-District 1 with its champion, South Walton.

SOUTH WALTON

You can see everything I have on the Seahawks in 2020-21 here    –>  SOUTH WALTON

Win/loss record: 3-2 in dual meets reported to Matmen.

Season in a nutshell:

  • 9th at Border Wars VIII, 12/4-5 (11 teams)
  • 4th at Ryan Blackwell Invitational, 12/12 (12 teams)
  • 3-0 (1st) at 1A-District 1 Duals, 12/18 (8 teams, 6 competing)
  • T-6th at Scott Simpson Invitational, 12/19 (12 teams)
  • 8th at Joe Bees Memorial Battle of the Border, 1/8-9 (17 teams)
  • 0-1 (semifinalist) at 1A-Region 1 Duals, 1/14 (7 teams)
  • 5th at 2nd Annual George Mulligan Memorial, 1/22-23 (18 teams)
  • 12th at Clay Rotary, 2/5-6 (20 teams)
  • 9th at Gator Brawl, 2/13 (9 teams)
  • 1st at 1A-District 1, 2/18 (8 teams)
  • T-97th at Girls’ State, 2/19-20 (118 teams)
  • 8th at 1A-Region 1, 2/26-27 (30 teams)
  • T-34th at 1A State, 3/5-6 (68 teams)

Projected key returners (10+ matches or post-season experience this past season) for 2021-22 (with year in school as of next season): Brett Canut (senior, 17-15 at 106, district 5th*, 1-2 at regions); Max Brewster (senior, 26-6 at 113, district champ, region 3rd, state 6th); Luc Robles (junior, 5-14 at 120, district 5th); Randall Yates (junior, 4-14 at 126, district 3rd, 1-2 at regions); Julian Russo (sophomore, 8-11 at 126/132, did not compete in post-season traditionals); Canyon Dart (senior, 19-11 at 132, district 3rd, 1-2 at regions); Jordan Skates (junior, 0-15 at 134/138, 0-2 at girls’ state); Ryan Kurfirst (senior, 24-15 at 138, district champ, 2-2 at regions); Seth Marshall (junior, 12-13 at 145, district 3rd, 1-2 at regions); Chase Maas (junior, 11-15 at 145, did not compete in post-season traditionals); John Lopez (senior, 13-21 at 152, district runnerup, 1-2 at regions); Frank Bonjean (junior, 1-13 at 152, did not compete in post-season traditionals); Keenan Campbell (senior, 8-19 at 160, district runnerup, 0-2 at regions); Shane Lane (senior, 8-21 at 182, district 3rd, 1-2 at regions); Noah Gabbard (senior, 6-6 at 195, district 3rd, 0-2 at regions); Nick Lee (junior, 10-12 at 220, district runnerup, 1-2 at regions).

Projected losses (10+ matches or post-season experience this past season) via graduation unless otherwise noted: Chase Maddox (17-5 at 170, district champ, region runnerup, 1-2 at states); Levi Portz (12-7 at 285, district 3rd, 1-2 at regions).

Asterisk — notes additional region qualifier per FHSAA schematic.

2020-21 MVP: Chase Maddox

  • 3-1 (3rd) at Joe Bees Memorial Battle of the Border
  • 4-0 (1st) at 2nd Annual George Mulligan Memorial
  • 4-1 (2nd) at Clay Rotary
  • 6-3 in post-season series (see above)

2021-22 captain: Max Brewster

  • 3-2 (3rd) at Border Wars VIII
  • 4-0 (1st) at Ryan Blackwell
  • 3-0 at 1A-District 1 Duals
  • 4-0 (1st) at Scott Simpson
  • 3-0 (1st) at Joe Bees Memorial Battle of the Border
  • 9-4 in post-season series (see above)

2020-21 Zander Laurin Warrior: Ryan Kurfirst

  • Nearly doubled career win output in 2020-21, going 24-15 after a 27-53 career start
  • Won eight matches in a row in December, with a third at Ryan Blackwell and runnerup at Scott Simpson
  • Was undefeated in district competition, going 6-0 in both duals and IBT, winning one of team’s three district titles
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Spartan Nats Folkstyle Duals

At Prime Osborn Convention Center, Jacksonville
Spartan Folkstyle National Duals

High School
Pool A
Standings: 1. Southside Mafia 3-0. 2. Este Built XTB 2-1. 3. Somerset Academy 1-2. 4. CFWA Red 0-3.
Rd 1: Southside Mafia 54, Este Built XTB 30; Somerset Academy 38, CFWA Red 31.
Rd 2: Este Built XTB 45, CFWA Red 39; Southside Mafia 42, Somerset Academy 29.
Rd 3: Este Built XTB 41, Somerset Academy 37; Southside Mafia 39, CFWA Red 28.

Pool B
Standings: 1. Este Built Underground 3-0. 2. Fort Lauderdale WC 2-1. 3. Legacy Natl Team 1-2. 4. Blackcat WC 0-3.
Rd 1: Este Built Underground 85, Blackcat WC 0; Fort Lauderdale WC 43, Legacy Natl Team 21.

Rd 2: Este Built Underground 57, Fort Lauderdale WC 12; Legacy Natl Team 50, Blackcat WC 15.
Rd 3: Este Built Underground 71, Legacy Natl Team 3; Fort Lauderdale WC 54, Blackcat WC 18.

Pool C
Standings: 1. North Port WC 2-0. 2. Villains of Valdosta 1-1. 3. Spartan Black 0-2.
Pool duals: North Port WC 42, Villains of Valdosta 34; North Port WC 44, Spartan Black 30; Villains of Valdosta 39, Spartan Black 23.

9th-11th Roundrobin: CFWA Red 54, Spartan Black 13; CFWA Red 64, Blackcat WC 7; Spartan Black fft over Blackcat WC.

5th-8th Semis: Ft Lauderdale WC 52, Villains of Valdosta 23; Somerset Academy 47, Legacy Natl Team 23.
7th: Legacy Natl Team 42, Villains of Valdosta 36.
5th: Somerset Academy 35, Ft Lauderdale WC 34 (criteria).

Championship Semis: Este Built Underground 62, Este Built XTB 18; Southside Mafia 53, North Port WC 21.
3rd: Este Built XTB 72, North Port WC 18.
1st: Este Built Underground 54, Southside Mafia 10.

Local notes:
Ethan Vugman (Este Built Underground): 5-0 at 113/120. Results: FALL Ari Sarret (Blackcat WC), 1:21; MD Peyton Vargas (Ft Lauderdale WC), 14-2; DEC Brysen Hutt (Legacy Natl), 5-0 at 120; FALL Sean Narayan (Este Built XTB), 2:23; DEC Raider Morelli (Southside Mafia), 7-0.
Kieran Ball (Este Built XTB): 1-4 at 138. Results: L-FALL John McNichols (Southside Mafia), :33; FALL Daniel Ward (CFWA Red), 2:12; L-FALL Skyler Caban (Somerset), 2:05; L-FALL Brandon Bauer (Este Built Underground), 2:09; L-FALL Gannon Wertz (North Port), 1:30.
Cale Hoskinson (CFWA Red): 4-0 at 160. Results: DEC Danny Diaz (Somerset), 6-3; DEC Ransom Randolph (Southside Mafia), 11-4; FALL Tyler Pinkowski (Spartan Black), 1:07; TF Kadin Summer (Blackcat WC), 15-0, 3:34.
Tyler Pinkowski (Spartan Black): 1-2 at 160. Results: L-FALL Vincent Donatelle (North Port), 1:00; MD Joshua Wright (Villains), 11-0; L-FALL Cale Hoskinson (CFWA Red), 1:07.
Kyle McGill (Este Built Underground): 5-0 at 195. Results: FALL Andrew Castillo (Blackcat WC), 1:28; FALL Dominic Pantuso (Fort Lauderdale WC), 1:17; FFT over Legacy Natl; MD Seth Suvak (Este Built XTB), 12-4; TF Jaden Markus (Southside Mafia), 16-0, 3:14.
Cane Fernandez (Este Built XTB): 1-3 at 285. Results: L-FALL Caleb Rodriguez (Southside Mafia), 1:26; L-FALL Darrin Gillians (CFWA Red), 2:49; L-FALL Ethan Vergara (Este Built Underground), 1:02; FFT over North Port.

Middle School
Standings: 1. Peer Pressure 3-0. 2. CFWAxLHP 2-1. 3. Legacy Natl Team 1-2. 4. Team Mocco 0-3.
Rd 1: Peer Pressure 46, CFWAxLHP 30; Legacy Natl Team 46, Team Mocco 39.
Rd 2: CFWAxLHP 45, Legacy Natl Team 33; Peer Pressure 44, Team Mocco 33.
Rd 3: CFWAxLHP 46, Team Mocco 37; Peer Pressure 51, Legacy Natl Team 18.

Local notes:
Liam Davis (CFWAxLHP): 3-0 record at 96. Results – DEC Dominic Gumtow (Peer Pressure), 3-2; FALL Josiah Puller (Legacy Natl), 1:45; FALL Jake Avarello (Team Mocco), 2:04.

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AAU Spring States Results

At Palm Bay
AAU Spring States

Area varsity placewinners:

132: 4. Maverick Rainwater (Clay).
138: 3. Venumadhava Mirel (Buchholz).
152: 1. Aiden Moore (Buchholz). 4. Luke Boree (Clay).
160: 4. Kason Nichols (Buchholz).
182: 2. Jackson Osteen (Wakulla).
195: 1. Tyler Edenfield (Wakulla).

Varsity brackets can be found HERE: FLORIDA AAU SPRING STATES VARSITY

Area JV placewinners:

106: 2. Brady Glavin (Clay). 3. Jackson Hornback (Bronco Elite). 4. KJ Rheaume (Clay).
120: 4. Grady Woodard (Bronco Elite).
126: 1. Joshua Folsom (Bulldog WC). 2. Jed Brown (Buchholz). 4. Parker Richards (Bronco Elite).
138: 1. Dylan Johns (Bronco Elite).
170: 3. Sultan Ellington (Riversprings).

JV brackets can be found HERE: FLORIDA AAU SPRING STATES JV

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Weekend Wrestling While We Were Away

Hi guys!

Thanks for being patient with us while we were away up north being a dad first this past weekend. I have to say, when you know how much you are missing — and at least most of the time, being missed — it makes leaving very, very difficult.

Compounding things was a delayed flight that didn’t get me back to Jacksonville until around 2:30 a.m., and the morning alarm hit very hard.

But we have results from the weekend to share today. Check out results from Saturday’s Father Devine National Qualifier events at Osceola on Saturday. We had five area champions among the wrestlers, along with nine runnerup efforts (they’ll be listed by name on the Facebook page).

To see what some of the rest of south Florida is doing, we’ve made a PDF of Somerset’s Saturday event as well.

Boys’ Father Devine Freestyle results HERE: FATHER DEVINE BOYS FREESTYLE RESULTS

Girls’ Father Devine Freestyle results HERE: FATHER DEVINE GIRLS FREESTYLE RESULTS

Father Devine Greco results HERE: FATHER DEVINE GRECO RESULTS

Somerset Spring Bash results HERE: SOMERSET SPRING BASH 2

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Thank You Sponsors

The offseason is here, and the work gets even more long and lonely than before.

We’ll miss being at Clay Saturday, but we’ll be back next weekend at Westside, so there’ll be some more IG photos to post. We made the drive to Tyrant a couple of weekends ago, and there’ll be other things we attend.

And then there’s #TheSeason. A lot of hours — although less than in the past so far this year — get put into this project. Coaches (and maybe a few kids and their parents) can use them as a way to scout their competition not only in seeing who’s back for a given school, but also they can see every single match that competitor at another school has wrestled, all in one list.

It still takes time to generate. Only one coach sends me end-of-year stats (and he’s not even in the coverage area). But it’s a good scouting report for you, helps making up previews easier for me.

Since our last #ThankYou post, things have brightened a lot. I won’t be moving back to the Midwest, at least not for the foreseeable future. I still am looking for partnerships that might allow me opportunities to provide you some new content. It’s still an enterprise that has outgrown our ability to do the job as well as I would like it to be done; I’m always disappointed that I could be doing more but just can’t.

That’s why the donations from folks like these — who’ve donated since last time — are a source of gratitude for me, not simply because it makes my life a little easier (it does; a couple of these have really helped out) but also because it’s recognition that our work has value out in the community.

  • Ryan Durham
  • Cary Helton
  • Kenneth DeFord
  • Daniel Brewer
  • Lindsay Bibla
  • Joe Mobley
  • Charlie Hunter

Back to work on our next #TheSeason. We’re already almost a quarter of the way done and it’s not even mid-April yet. HOW IS IT EVEN APRIL YET

Just as offseasons make next year’s champions, offseasons make our in-season work so much stronger.

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#RoadToTheShow: 1A-Region 1 Recap, Day 1

University Christian’s Mathew Flores (back) attempts to turn Rocky Bayou’s Calvin Wells during 152-lb quarterfinal competition at Bolles School in Jacksonville Friday afternoon at the 1A-Region 1 IBT. Flores won the match to advance to the semis, but Wells stayed alive with a consi-side win (Photo by Shannon Heaton; check out three albums of action photos on the Matmen Instagram page, nflamatmen).

JACKSONVILLE — The head-to-head battle is still very much alive, but after the first day, Clay appears to have gained the upper hand in the 1A-Region 1 IBT at Bolles.

The Blue Devils have 12 wrestlers left alive after Friday’s first day of competition, holding a 19-point lead over region rivals Wakulla, 96-77. Clay has nine semifinalists and three in the consis.

The War Eagles have eight semifinalists and one wrestler in the consis, currently holding a three-point edge over third-place Yulee. The Hornets, with 74 points, have four semifinalists and six in the consis.

Fernandina Beach (59 points, three semifinalists, six in the consis) stands fourth, while Suwannee is in fifth place with 56.5 (three semifinalists, five in the consis).

Rounding out the top 10 are Florida High (50 points, four semifinalists, four in the consis), Episcopal (49.5, three semifinalists, four in consis), Rutherford (45.5, two semifinalists, five in consis) and both Baker County (two semifinalists, three in consis) and South Walton (two semifinalists, one in consis) tied for ninth with 44.

The second 10 teams are headed by Bishop Kenny (38 points, five in consis), followed by: West Nassau (31, one semifinalist, four in consis), Bolles (30.5, two semifinalists, one in consis), Union Cty (25, two in consis), Raines (24, three semifinalists), University Christian (22, three semifinalists), Ridgeview (two semifinalists) & Rocky Bayou Christian (two in consis) tied at 21, Bay (20 points, one semifinalist, one in consis) and Wolfson (15).

The final 10 teams in the field are North Bay Haven (14 points, one semifinalist), Wewahitchka (12, one semifinalist), Arnold (one in consis) and Bishop Snyder (one semifinalist, one in consis) tied with 11, Godby (eight points, one semifinalist), Ed White (one in consis) and Paxon tied with six, followed by Bozeman & Marianna (four points each) and Baldwin (zero).

Below follows a recap of the semifinalists and of the second round of wrestlebacks:

106
Semis: Cohen Chesser (Episcopal, 26-8) v Julian Harvey (Wakulla, 38-1); Jay Brown (Wewahitchka, 26-8) v Jayce Paridon (University Christian, 49-4).
Semis recap: Chesser pinned Clay’s Savanna Huckelberry (1:33, rd of 16) and then had a walkover forfeit win into the semis, while Harvey took first-period pins over Rocky Bayou’s Thomas Pluhar (:45, rd of 16) and Union’s Christian Simmons (1:54, quarters). Brown pinned Baker Cty’s Duncan Brock (:15, rd of 16) and downed Fernandina Beach’s Nik Saldana, 9-2, in the quarters, while Paridon recorded his 100th win before a day of high school, with first-period pins over Bishop Kenny’s Jacob Harless (:52, rd of 16) and Suwannee’s Topher Pearson (1:51, quarters).
Consi quarters: Pearson v Saldana; Simmons v Harless.
WB round 2 recap: Pearson pinned Huckelberry (:50), while Saldana pinned Nassau County rival Logan Pugh in 3:50. In the bottom half, Simmons falled South Walton’s Brett Canut (1:30), while Harless won twice on the back, with an 18-8 major over Rutherford’s Dylan Malott in rd 1 and a walkover forfeit win in rd 2.

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Semis: Max Brewster (South Walton, 21-2) v Maverick Rainwater (Clay, 30-5); Blayden Tharpe (West Nassau, 22-10) v De’Quon King (Raines, 21-1).
Semis recap: Brewster falled Ridgeview’s Kael Teevan (3:43, rd of 16) and teched Yulee’s Jacob Proffit (16-0 in 4:22, quarters), while Rainwater also had two bonus-point wins, pinning Bay’s Leonardo Sanchez (:50, rd of 16) and majoring Bishop Kenny’s Ryan Mayer, 10-0, in the quarters. Tharpe falled Wakulla’s Caleb Orr (1:45) in the rd of 16, and pushed past Rutherford’s Elijah Stillgess, 9-8, in the quarters, while King won by forfeit over Episcopal’s Turner Glenn in the rd of 16 and pinned Bolles’ Jacob Witt (4:16) in the quarters.
Consi quarters: Witt v Stillgess; Mayer v Proffit.
WB round 2 recap: All four wrestlers bounced back from quarterfinal losses with bonus-point wins. Witt teched Teevan, 15-0, while Stillgess majored Sanchez by a 16-6 count. Mayer pinned Orr (4:30), with Proffitt pinning Wewahitchka’s Hunter Brown in 2:21.

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Semis: Dalton Huckelberry (Clay, 34-9) v Christian Villanueva (Bishop Snyder, 26-7); Raymond Hatchman (Wakulla, 32-4) v Egan Gustilo (University Christian, 37-7).
Semis recap: Huckelberry won by forfeit in the round of 16, then falled Arnold’s Lucas Biddle in 2:49 in the quarters. Villanueva had a pair of six-minute wins, pushing past Suwannee’s Austin McKinney, 10-7, in the rd of 16 before majoring Fernandina Beach’s Caden Kubatzke, 12-3, in the quarters. Hatchman won by forfeit in the round of 16, then falled Episcopal’s Scott Busey in the quarters, while Gustilo also won by forfeit in the rd of 16 and by fall in the quarters, over Bishop Kenny’s Allan Bustos (:52).
Consi quarters: Jackson Holcomb (West Nassau) v McKinney; Kubatzke v Biddle.
WB round 2 recap: Holcomb won twice on the back, with a forfeit and fall (1:50) over Bustos, while McKinney pinned Busey in 2:34, Kubatzke falled Wewahitchka’s Justin Johnson (:25) and Biddle pinned District 1 rival Tristen Le of North Bay Haven in 2:29.

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Semis: Timothy Jolicoeur (Suwannee, 34-9) v Isaiah Wilson (Wakulla, 33-6); Tyler Reeve (Florida High, 41-3) v Jeremy Mahoney (Fernandina Beach, 29-0).
Semis recap: Jolicoeur had two bonus-point wins, falling Episcopal’s Christian Ryan (3:23, rd of 16) and majoring Rutherford’s Colin Dutton (15-1, quarters), while Wilson had two six-minute wins over Yulee’s Tristan Martinez (13-1, rd of 16) and Clay’s Thomas Viens (4-3, quarters). Reeve needed 75 seconds to fall Bolles’ Thomas Holt (:30, rd of 16) and Rocky Bayou’s Owen Parry (:45, quarters), while Mahoney had a forfeit into the quarters, where he pinned Wolfson’s Andrew Harbin (3:56).
Consi quarters: Ryan v Martinez; Viens v Dutton.
WB round 2 recap: Both Ryan and Martinez won twice on the back, with Ryan taking pins over Ridgeview’s Coleman Matheny (:45, consi rd 1) and Harbin (2:14, consi rd 2) and Martinez falling Bozeman’s Nicholas Simental (3:04, consi rd 1) and Parry (1:20, consi rd 2). In the bottom half, Viens pinned Holt in :42 and Dutton pinned district rival Randall Yates of South Walton in 2:39.

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Semis: Chandler Thomas (Clay, 19-7) v Joe Jackson (Episcopal, 23-5); Jackson Merrick (Wakulla, 33-6) v Matthew Rodriquez (Ridgeview, 51-0).
Semis recap: Thomas had first-period pins over Florida High’s Cyrus Selman (1:51, rd of 16) and Rutherford’s Romero Black (1:44, quarters), while Jackson took a pair of six-minute wins over Bay’s Jaime Balmaceda (9-3, rd of 16) and Suwannee’s Brody Boehm (9-1, quarters). Merrick needed just 67 seconds to pin Union Cty’s Ian Halfacre (:30, rd of 16) and Fernandina Beach’s Dietrich Woods (:37, quarters), while Rodriquez had a forfeit into the quarters, where he falled Rocky Bayou’s Luke Latham in 1:38.
Consi quarters: Latham v Woods; Boehm v Black.
WB round 2 recap: All four consi quarterfinalists won after quarterfinal losses, with Latham pinning Selman (1:56) and Woods majoring Bolles’ Denny Vohs, 8-0, in the top half. In the bottom half, Boehm edged South Walton’s Canyon Dart, 3-2, while Black pushed past Yulee’s Austin Adamson, 7-2.

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Semis: Noah Meyer (Episcopal, 27-11) v Tyson Musgrove (Suwannee, 44-4); Dylan Johns (Yulee, 19-8) v Luke Boree (Clay, 25-7).
Semis recap: Meyer had two max-point wins, with a fall over Wolfson’s Grant Barineau (1:23, rd of 16) and forfeit over South Walton’s Ryan Kurfirst in the quarters. Musgrove took two pins over Arnold’s Trevyn Slik (:32, rd of 16) and Union Cty’s Cade Vaughn (5:07, quarters), while Johns falled Bolles’ Jack Landis (:44, rd of 16) and Wakulla’s Jae T Thaxton (3:52, quarters). Boree had a pin over Bishop Kenny’s Aden Seepersad (1:30, rd of 16), then battled for a 9-7 decision in the quarters over Florida High’s Emil Ganim.
Consi quarters: Ganim v Thaxton; Vaughn v Kurfirst.
WB round 2 recap: Like 132, all four consi quarterfinalists had quarterfinal losses on the front, and all won by fall on the back, with Ganim pinning Barineau (1:52), Thaxton by fall over Fernandina Beach’s Cole Misciagna (1:12), Vaughn pinning Bay’s Trenton Wood (2:37) and Kurfirst falling Seepersad (2:10).

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Semis: Corban Cherry (Bay, 26-11) v Hayden Reeves (Wakulla, 33-7); Isaiah Shook (Yulee, 25-8) v Josh Kumpf (Clay, 18-4).
Semis recap: Cherry won by fall twice on Friday, with pins over Florida High’s Anthony Bedoya (3:59, rd of 16) and Wolfson’s David Hickman (1:51, quarters), while Reeves also had two pins over Rutherford’s Elijah Galloway (:06, rd of 16) and Episcopal’s Ben Helton (2:11, quarters). Shook falled Bishop Kenny’s Luke Ghannam (1:21, rd of 16), then took a 3-1 decision over Suwannee’s Caleb Parsons in the quarters, while Kumpf falled West Nassau’s Nolan McKelvy (:34, rd of 16) and shut out South Walton’s Seth Marshall, 13-0, in the quarters.
Consi quarters: Bedoya v Parsons; Helton v McKelvy.
WB round 2 update: Both Bedoya in the top half and McKelvy in the bottom won twice in the consis, both with forfeits in round 1. Bedoya then pinned Marshall in 3:50, while McKelvy falled Hickman in :47. Parsons pinned Union’s Ethan Shea (1:18) and Helton downed Ghannam, 7-1.

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Semis: Mathew Flores (University Christian, 33-17) v Enzo Gamba (Fernandina Beach, 24-0); Austin Howard (Suwannee, 40-13) v Dominic Martin (Clay, 32-7).
Semis recap: Flores reached the semis behind a fall (2:10, rd of 16) over Florida High’s Kyle Keigans and an 8-1 quarterfinal win over Rocky Bayou’s Calvin Wells, while Gamba won by forfeit in the round of 16 and then pinned Baker Cty’s Rasean Rayan (3:23) in the quarters. Howard had two pins, falling Ridgeview’s James Laycock (2:19, rd of 16) and Yulee’s Jesse Johnson (3:12, quarters), while Martin also had two pins in 99 seconds, pinning Wakulla’s Zabdiel Garcia-Esquilin (:34, rd of 16) and Bishop Kenny’s Collin Hearn (1:05, quarters).
Consi quarters: Hearn v Johnson; Keaton Schirmer (Rutherford) v Wells.
WB round 2 update: Hearn & Johnson both bounced back in the consis, with Hearn decisioning Episcopal’s John Fernandez, 8-3, and Johnson pinning Union Cty’s Alexander Cortese (3:30). Schirmer won twice on the back, pinning Laycock (2:38) in round 1 and teching Rayan (16-1) in round 2, while Wells pinned district rival John Lopez of South Walton in 2:58.

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Semis: Xander Hawkes (Florida High, 18-17) v Cale Hoskinson (Clay, 36-2); Cole Baggett (Wakulla, 38-2) v Aston Ricks (Yulee, 35-7).
Semis recap: Hawkes falled West Nassau’s Jakob Turnage (5:05, rd of 16), then downed Rutherford’s Zach Duncan, 6-4, in the quarters, while Hoskinson had two first-period pins over North Bay Haven’s Jonathan Yates (:55, rd of 16) and Suwannee’s Ayden Kirby (1:38, quarters). Baggett falled Bishop Kenny’s Paul Barakat in :44 in the opening round, and came back with a 12-3 major over Bolles’ Skylar Malone in the quarters, while Ricks majored Baker Cty’s Leo Cottrell, 27-15, in the round of 16, then pinned Union’s Caleb Crawford (5:10) in the quarters.
Consi quarters: Turnage v Lucas Crawford (Fernandina Beach); Barakat v Duncan.
WB round 2 update: Turnage, Lucas Crawford and Barakat all won twice on the back, while Duncan came back after a quarterfinal loss to major Cottrell, 10-2. Turnage pinned Ridgeview’s Ryan Murphy (:42, consi rd 1) and Caleb Crawford (3:55, consi rd 2), while Lucas Crawford falled Yates (:31, consi rd 1) and took down Malone, 5-3, in round 2. Barakat pinned South Walton’s Keenan Campbell (2:00, consi rd 1), then decisioned Kirby by a 7-2 count in round 2.

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Semis: Chase Maddox (South Walton, 17-2) v Clayton Dennison (Baker Cty, 9-1); Raynarde Thomas (Raines, 23-0) v Liam Hawkes (Florida High, 9-9).
Semis recap: Maddox took a third-period tech fall win (15-0 in 5:29, rd of 16) over Suwannee’s Dustin Wood, then pinned Yulee’s Collin Sewell (3:37, quarters), while Dennison had falls over North Bay Haven’s John King (:29, rd of 16) and Fernandina Beach’s Brooks Rohe (3:49, quarters). Thomas also had two pins over Bishop Kenny’s Michael Bagan (:32, rd of 16) and Bay’s Caleb Pippin (1:35, quarters), while Hawkes had a pair of decisions over Rocky Bayou’s Jaden Scruggs (8-7, rd of 16) and Clay’s Ethan Larsen (7-5, quarters).
Consi quarters: Larsen v Pippin; Rohe v Sewell.
WB round 2 recap: All four consi quarterfinalists bounced back after losses in the quarters, with Larsen (3:17 over Union’s Danny Thornton) and Pippin (5:54 over King) winning by fall, Rohe edging Bagan by a 1-0 count, and Sewell majoring Paxon’s Michael Dramis, 12-2.

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Semis: Chad Allgood (Rutherford, 21-3) v Jackson Osteen (Wakulla, 39-2); Keleb Reddish (Yulee, 16-9) v Ethan Asbury (Bolles, 24-7).
Semis recap: Allgood, Osteen and Reddish each took two pins on the day. Allgood pinned Florida High’s John Campbell (1:55, rd of 16) and Episcopal’s Christian McGarity (2:12, quarters), while Osteen pinned Arnold’s Henlee Haynes (1:26, rd of 16) and Clay’s Jadon Bell (1:01, quarters). Reddish took falls over Union’s Carson Rogers (:41, rd of 16) and Marianna’s Marquis Rhodes-Patterson (1:26, quarters), while Asbury won by fall over Bishop Kenny’s Barrie Snyder (1:43, rd of 16) and had a 3-1 quarterfinal win over Baker Cty’s Conner South.
Consi quarters: South v Tyler Harris (Fernandina Beach); Bell v McGarity.
WB round 2 recap: Harris won twice on the back with pins over Haynes (2:36, consi rd 1) and Rhodes-Patterson (2:48, consi rd 2), while South pinned Campbell in 55 seconds. Bell also won by fall, pinning Rocky Bayou’s Peyton Andersen in 2:11, and McGarity took a 7-1 win over South Walton’s Shane Lane.

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Semis: David Mercado (North Bay Haven, 28-0) v Kedtric Wilbon (Clay, 14-6); Micah Perdue (Florida High, 31-6) v Jamari Watson (Raines, 16-0).
Semis recap: Mercado had pins over Rocky Bayou’s Russell Merrifield (:47, rd of 16) and over Wakulla’s Tyler Edenfield (4:26, quarters), while Wilbon falled Rutherford’s Chance Locklear (3:46, rd of 16) and Baker Cty’s Toby Kinghorn (3:19, quarters). Perdue also had two pins, over Paxon’s Matthew Brunelli (2:33, rd of 16) and Arnold’s Tyler Lewis (1:00, quarters), as did Watson, who pinned Suwannee’s Blaine Howard (1:04, rd of 16) and Wolfson’s Haydon Long (4:52, quarters).
Consi quarters: Da’vaughn Patterson (Ed White) v Braylen Ricks (Yulee); Kinghorn v Howard.
WB round 2 recap: Kinghorn falled Brunelli in :21 for his lone consi victory, while the other quarterfinalists all won twice. Patterson pinned Merrifield (1:59, consi rd 1) and Long (2:16, consi rd 2), while Ricks had pins over Locklear (1:15, consi rd 1) and Lewis (3:18, consi rd 2). Howard bounced back with wins over South Walton’s Noah Gabbard (pin in :32, consi round 1) and a 9-1 major over Edenfield.

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Semis: Xavier Stillgess (Rutherford, 22-3) v Jack Pyburn (Bolles, 19-1); Robert Harrell (Godby, 18-1) v Kolby Kidd (Fernandina Beach, 31-1).
Semis recap: All four wrestlers each had two max-point wins. Stillgess had a forfeit into the quarters, where he pinned Baker Cty’s Garrett Cain in 5:12, while Pyburn had two pins over Bozeman’s Austin Comer (:30, rd of 16) and West Nassau’s Jackson Rowell (1:33, quarters). Harrell falled Paxon’s Daniel Harman (:59, rd of 16) and Ridgeview’s Kennan Wilder (4:17, quarters), while Kidd had pins over Wakulla’s Jack Mispel (2:29, rd of 16) and Clay’s John Johnson (1:26, quarters).
Consi quarters: Tim King (Yulee) v Amarrie Harris (Florida High); Rowell v Cain.
WB round 2 recap: Both King and Harris won twice in the consis, with King taking a forfeit and 46-second pin over Johnson, and Harris taking decisions over Comer (9-3, consi rd 1) and Wilder (10-8, consi rd 2). Rowell pinned South Walton’s Nick Lee in 58 seconds, while Cain pinned Mispel in 51 seconds.

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Semis: Ethan Daniels (Clay, 30-8) v Daeshawn Larry (Baker Cty, 10-4); Jayven Hearns (Wakulla, 35-5) v Derrick Mosley (Ridgeview, 47-0).
Semis recap: Daniels and Mosley each had a pair of pins, with Daniels falling Florida High’s Adam Stinson (rd of 16) and Bozeman’s Aireous Rocha (1:39, quarters) and Mosley falling Fernandina Beach’s Bryan Fleming (:40, rd of 16) and Rocky Bayou’s Kyle Burden (1:17, quarters). Larry pinned Bishop Snyder’s Angel Lecointe (:30, rd of 16) and then won by injury default over Bishop Kenny’s Kevin Thallemer in the quarters, while Hearns had a forfeit into the quarters, where he pinned South Walton’s Levi Portz in 1:41.
Consi quarters: Stinson v Lecointe; Thallemer v Tommaso Pozzoni (Episcopal).
WB round 2 recap: Stinson had two pins on the back over Raines’ Gregory Townsend (3:35, consi rd 1) and Burden (2:06, consi rd 2), while Lecointe also had two consi-side pins over Wewahitchka’s Briceson Davis (:57) and Portz (:49). Thallemer pinned Yulee’s Will Harvey in 3:20, while Pozzoni falled Fleming in 1:36 and then won by injury default over Rocha.

Brackets from Friday’s wrestling can be found HERE.

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