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#Parker: No Full Lineup, No Problem For Pirates

JACKSONVILLE — Even short-handed as it was Saturday, Fernandina was more than a match — too much of one — for the rest of the eight-team field at Saturday’s Parker Duals, hosted by Terry Parker.

Despite dressing just 11 wrestlers, the Pirates took double-digit wins against the four opponents put in front of them, rolling past Ponte Vedra (46-24), Palatka (42-29), Terry Parker (48-24), and, in a crossover dual, Ridgeview (51-23) that served as an unofficial “championship” match of the tournament (no trophies were awarded), as both teams entered at 3-0.

Five different Fernandina Beach wrestlers were 4-0 individually on the day, and all five of them were “max-pointers,” scoring 6 team dual points in every dual the team contested.

Cael Kubatzke (120, 2 pins), Cole Misciagna (145, 3 pins), Enzo Gamba (160, pin), Brooks Rohe (170, 2 pins) and Lucas Crawford (182, 2 pins) each were 4-0 for the Pirates (12-6 in duals for the season.

Three more Pirates added in 3-1 records, led by senior Dietrich Woods (138, major & decision). His major in the Ponte Vedra dual was his career 100th victory.

Fernandina Beach senior Dietrich Woods (138) collected his 100th career victory Saturday in the Parker Duals at Terry Parker. Woods had a major decision at 138 against Ponte Vedra for win #100, with 102 career wins currently. The Pirates also were the only unbeaten team in the tournament (Photo submitted by Holly Woods).

Luke Gray (106) and Remington Housley (195/220, 2 pins) also were 3-1 for Fernandina Beach.

The Pirates will host Fletcher on Tuesday night and will be at Bishop Kenny on Wednesday night.

Here’s a look at the rest of the tournament field:

Ridgeview (unknown season record, 3-1 in event): The Clay County Panthers ran through their pool, with wins over Keystone Heights (60-18), Bishop Snyder (69-12) and Baker County (48-36), falling only to the Pirates in the final dual of the day.

Conner Carroll (106/113, 3 pins) and Derrick Mosley (220, 3 pins) were both 4-0 max-pointers for Ridgeview. Joining them at 4-0, and also bonus-pointing through the day, was Kaiden Tibbetts (132, 2 pins & tech).

Blake Pu (138, 2 pins), Coleman Matheny (145, 2 pins & major), Logan Keester (160, 3 pins), Bailen Culver (170, 3 pins) and Raymond Goforth (182, 2 pins) were all 3-1 for the Panthers.

Ridgeview is now off until Saturday, when the Panthers will travel to Orlando for Timber Creek’s Wolfpack Invitational, a one-day IBT.

Baker County (12-5 for season, 3-1 in event): The Wildcats took down Bishop Snyder (63-18), Keystone Heights (53-30) and Ponte Vedra (54-29 in crossover), sending out 18 wrestlers, most of any team present in the tournament.

Toby Kinghorn (195, 2 pins) was Baker County’s lone 4-0 wrestler and also a max-pointer. Cannon Wimpey (160, 2 pins) also turned in an unbeaten day, going 3-0.

Jareb Lauramore (106), Jonathon Walker (120, 2 pins), Gavin Sparkman (126, 2 pins), Rasean Rayam (152, 2 pins), Tommy Rollins (220, 2 pins) and Chase Crews (285) all were 3-1 for the Wildcats.

Baker County is now off until January 31, when the Wildcats host Union County.

Palatka (unknown season record, 3-1 in event): The Panthers had just eight wrestlers in the lineup, but all of them had their hands raised once, all but one twice, with the group going 23-9 individually, with team wins over Terry Parker (30-29), Ponte Vedra (42-24) and Bishop Snyder (37-36 in criteria).

Ishmael Foster (126, 3 pins) and Brandon Lewis (138/145, 3 pins) both were 4-0 max-pointers for Palatka, while Mikade Harvey (132, pin & tech) bonus-pointed through the day to a 4-0 record as well.

Johnson Session (145/152, 2 pins) and Hayden Edwards (152/160, 2 pins) both turned in 3-1 tournaments for the Panthers.

Next up for Palatka is a Thursday night dual at home against Union County.

Terry Parker (unknown season record, 2-2 in event): Despite dressing just eight wrestlers, the Braves finished the day with two wins, defeating Ponte Vedra (27-24) and Keystone Heights (36-24). As a team, the Braves were 20-6 in individual matches on the day.

Jamelle Brown (220/285) was a 4-0 max-pointer, pinning his way through the day with four falls in all. Jeff Brown (152) bonus-pointed through the day, with two pins, a tech fall and a major.

Joel Hernandez (170/182, 2 pins & decision) also was unbeaten at 3-0 on the day for Terry Parker, with Shamar Jones (113, 3 pins) and Chris Wright (126/132, 3 pins) both turning in 3-1 days for the Braves.

Terry Parker next will compete in the Gateway Conference tournament this weekend, hosted by Sandalwood.

Bishop Snyder (unknown season record, 1-3 in event): In addtion to the losses noted earlier, the Cardinals defeated Keystone Heights, 37-34, and took Palatka to criteria before falling.

Angel Lecointe (285, 2 pins) was Bishop Snyder’s lone unbeaten wrestler, going 4-0 and achieving max points for the team.

Jose Fuerte (120, major) and Matthew Carmona (195, 2 pins) added 3-1 tournaments for the Cardinals.

According to schedules searchable and received, Saturday marked the end of the regular season for Bishop Snyder. It’s next date is February 16 at Clay for the 1A-District 4 IBT.

Keystone Heights (4-11 for season, 0-4 in event): Keystone didn’t come away with a team win, but had two individuals with three wins and three more that won twice on the day.

Jason Bowden (126, 2 ins) and Sheppard Wingate (152, 3 pins) led the Indians’ charge with 3-1 tournament records.

The next event that we have on the Indians’ schedule is the Logan Kushner Scramble event at River Ridge on February 4-5.

Ponte Vedra (4-17 for season, 0-4 in event): While the Sharks didn’t find a team victory Saturday, they did have two individuals with three or more wins, plus another three that won twice.

Poulo Milea (113, 3 pins) was a 4-0 max-pointer on the day, while Aiden Taylor (120, 2 pins) contributed a 3-1 tournament effort for Ponte Vedra.

Next up for the Sharks is their away dual at Middleburg on Thursday.

Box scores from Saturday’s tournament can be found HERE.

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#SCHS: Lake Brantley, Ocoee Turn In Solid Days On Coast

Lake Brantley wrestlers and coaches with the team’s runnerup trophy won Saturday in Cocoa at Space Coast’s Duals at SCHS event (Photo submitted via team Facebook page).

COCOA — With the initially-scheduled Barracuda Duals having to be cancelled due to New Smyrna Beach’s qualification for the 2A state duals two-day tournament this past weekend, teams in the event had to scramble a bit.

Space Coast wound up taking over the event, moving it further down the coast, and two area teams — Lake Brantley and Ocoee — competed in the 2022 Duals at SCHS one-day event on Saturday.

The hosts were the only 5-0 team in the field, while the Patriots were 4-1, with a one-point loss to Space Coast (40-39), followed by wins over Astronaut (57-18), Colonial (66-18), the Knights (48-24) and Gateway (39-27).

Ocoee was 3-2 on the day, with wins over Colonial (66-18), Gateway (43-27) and Bishop Moore (60-24), with a loss to Space Coast (54-28) in addition to the loss to Lake Brantley.

The Patriots (8-3 in duals for the season) had four wrestlers go 5-0 on the day, led by max-pointer (6 team dual points earned in every dual the team wrestled) Kai Higgins (138, 4 pins).

Joining Higgins with 5-0 records Saturday were Dario Duany (132, 2 pins & tech), Sebastian Rodriguez (152/160, 2 pins & 2 decisions) and Giovanni Duany (160/170, 4 pins & major).

Christoopher Swanson (182/195, 2 pins & decision) had a 4-1 day, while Rainier Zayas (106, pin), Andres Camposano (113/120), Elijah Huyck (145, 2 pins), Jonathan Stagaard (182/195, pin & decision) and Jackson Jumpp (220, pin) all were 3-2 for Lake Brantley.

Ocoee (9-5 in duals) had two unbeatens up top, with Keniel Carrasquille (220, 3 pins) a 5-0 max-pointer. Deandre Scott (285, 3 pins & decision) joined Carrasquille as a fellow 5-0 unbeaten.

Nathan Ramirez (120/126, 4 pins), Eric Gilreath (160, 2 pins/major/decision) and Andy Delva (170, 3 pins) all were 4-1 for the Knights, with Christopher Cerron (132, pin & decision) turning in a 3-2 day for Ocoee.

The Patriots host their second Brawl roundrobin event on Wednesday night and will be at Timber Creek’s Wolfpack Invitational on Saturday. Ocoee is scheduled to attend the Massung Scramble at McKeel Academy, also on Saturday.

Box scores from Saturday’s tournament can be found HERE.

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#Storm: Hagerty 2nd, DeLand 3rd at Celebration

CELEBRATION — Teams that reached the first day of the FHSAA state duals tournament, only to come up short in that round, dominated the scene Saturday at Celebration’s Storm Front Duals.

Cypress Bay, the 3A-Region 4 runnerup, and Hagerty, the Region 1 runnerup, both won their pools in solid fashion, then faced off for the event title, with the south Floridians taking a 38-36 win.

The Huskies (27-9 in duals for the season) won the Purple pool with wins over George Jenkins (66-11), host Celebration (72-12), Cypress Creek (48-35) and Tohopekaliga (72-6), with every starter that wrestled more than once earning at least three wins.

Leadng the charge for Hagerty was David Mejia (132), who was 5-0 with five pins in the tournament. Joining Mejia as max-pointers (6 team dual points in every dual the team wrestled) were Lochlann Higgins (113, 4 pins) and Kamdon Harrison (160, 4 pins).

Connor Gilliam (170/182, 3 pins & decision) and Ethan Gomez (170/182, 3 pins & decision) both put in 5-0 days as well for the Huskies.

Carson Greenier (120, 3 pins), Clayton Childers (138, 3 pins & decision), Blake Watts (152, 3 pins & decision) and Hunter Tate (195, 3 pins) all were 4-1 for Hagerty, with Logan Acey-Kriegshauser (126, 3 pins), Thad Elam (220/285, 3 pins) and Landon Revis (220/285, 3 pins) each added 3-2 days.

Like the Huskies, DeLand (18-5 in duals) was 4-1 with its only loss to Cypress Bay, but the Bulldogs’ loss came in Silver pool competition. There, DeLand took wins over Ridge Community (72-6), Avon Park (76-0) and Kathleen (66-17), adding a third-place tournament win over Cypress Creek, 48-36.

Gavin Rodriguez-Cayro (182, 2 pins) was the Bulldogs’ lone 5-0 max-pointer, while Phoenix Krauth (120, pin & major) bonus-pointed through the tournament as well with a 5-0 day.

Gauge Hopton (106, pin), Kellen Chapman (126, 3 pins), Josh Folsom (132, 2 pins), Mathias Franz (138, 3 pins), Lane Wishart (145, 2 pins), Zane Canada (152, 3 pins) and Andrew Knowles (195, 2 pins & decision) all contributed 4-1 tournaments for DeLand.

Marion Smokes (220) had a 3-1 day for the Bulldogs, while Noah Falk (160, 3 pins) and Paul Derosby (170, pin) were each 3-2.

Box scores from Saturday’s tournament can be found HERE.

DeLand next hosts Edgewater on Wednesday, while Hagerty is off until Friday’s Flagler Rotary at Flagler Palm Coast, an event the Bulldogs will also attend.

MISSING: We have a lot of missing results, from several teams around the coverage area, and we need YOUR help to clean that up. Please check out our SCHEDULE PAGE; if your school is listed as pending, or an event in which you took part is pending, see if your coach can send in your team’s part of that event. We will post results at any time of year, no matter how late they are when they are sent.

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#Saylor: Fleming Overpowers Duals Field At Suwannee

Fleming Island wrestlers celebrate a title win in Saturday’s Billy Saylor Invitational at Suwannee (Photo submitted by Nikki Beck via Facebook).

LIVE OAK — Even short-handed, Fleming Island is still much more than a handful of trouble than most teams.

This past weekend at the Billy Saylor Duals in the Suwannee gym, the Golden Eagles showed just how much trouble they could bring the other teams in the field, as they hammered six teams in double-digit victories to win the team title.

Fleming Island (unknown season record) ran past Ft Walton Beach (55-21), Niceville (56-16), West Nassau (78-0), Ft Myers (47-31), Union County (72-6) and, in the effective championship dual, the host Bulldogs (64-12), good for an average margin of victory of 47.7 points per dual, with at least two wrestlers that were expected to be in the Fleming post-season lineup not competing.

That didn’t seem to matter over the weekend, as every Fleming Island starter won at least three times during the tournament.

Seven Golden Eagle starters were 6-0 for the tournament, with three of them — Jayce Paridon (113, 5 pins; tournament’s OW for lower-weight wrestlers); Laird Duhaylungsod (120, 6 pins) and Joshua Sandoval (170, 5 pins) — earning max points in every round that Fleming Island wrestled.

Three more wrestlers bonus-pointed through the weekend, as Shane Duhaylungsod (106, 3 pins & major), Kaden Schaefer (138, 2 pins & 3 TFs) and Jhoel Robinson (182/195, 5 pins & tech) all collected at least one bonus point in every round. Ronan Bozeman (160, pin, 2 majors & 2 decisions) was the seventh Golden Eagle to go 6-0.

Joshua Mukaddam (132, 2 pins & decision) and Matthew Kotler (145, 3 pins, tech & major) were both 5-1, with Dylan Beck (152, 3 pins), Walter Poe (182/195, pin) and Ladarius Jackson (220, pin & decision) all putting in 4-2 weekends. Ethan Myers (126, 3 pins) chipped in a 3-3 tournament as well for Fleming Island, in its final tuneup before the FHSAA 2A state duals tournament at Osceola this coming weekend.

Here’s a look at the rest of the tournament field:

Suwannee wrestlers and coaches with the Billy Saylor Duals runnerup trophy won Saturday on the Bulldogs’ home mat (Photo submitted via Suwannee team Facebook page).

Suwannee (unknown season record, 5-1 in event): The Bulldogs were second in the tournament with wins over Union County (70-12), West Nassau (71-10), Ft Walton Beach (38-37), Niceville (55-18) and Ft Myers (36-31), the last dual essentially being a faceoff for second.

Suwannee finished with three unbeaten wrestlers; turning in 5-0 records for the event were Austin McKinney (132, 3 pins & decision) and James Prentice (170, 4 pins). On Friday, Tyson Musgrove (145, pin/tech/major) turned in a 3-0 day.

Eli Jolicoeur (106, 2 pins & tech), Brody Boehm (126, 4 pins & decision) and Austin Howard (160, pin, tech & 2 majors) all were 5-1 for Suwannee, while Ayden Kirby (138/145, 3 pins) put in a 4-1 weekend for the Bulldogs.

Eleteurio Meria (285, pin & decision) was 4-2 on the weekend, while Topher Pearson (113/120, 3 pins), Christian Socorras (152, 2 pins & decision) and Christian Harrell (220, pin) each added 3-3 records during the course of the two days.

Niceville (14-9 for season, 3-2 in event): The Eagles were third in the standings behind wins over West Nassau (60-17), Ft Myers (42-34) and Union County (46-28).

There were no 5-0 Niceville wrestlers when the team left early Saturday, but Aidan Kyllonen (152, 4 pins) was unbeaten, going 4-0.

Harrisen Wall (182, 4 pins) was 4-1 on the weekend, while Colt Dannenmueller (138, pin & major) contributed a 3-1 tournament effort.

Additionally, Garrett Jarvis (120, 3 pins), Ethan Pinto (126, 2 pins & decision) and Asa Adams (285, pin) all were 3-2 during the weekend for the Eagles.

Ft Walton Beach (4-5 for season, 3-3 in event): The Vikings had dual victories over Godby (84-0), West Nassau (66-14) and Union County (63-18) in finishing the weekend at .500.

Ft Walton Beach had three wrestlers go 6-0 during the weekend, led by Spencer Mackenzie’s 6-0, four-pin max-point performance at 285.

The tournament also thought highly of the 6-0 weekend from Cedric Fairrow (220, 2 pins & decision), as Fairrow was named the OW for upper-weight wrestlers. Alexander Davidson (152, 4 pins/major/decision) joined Fairrow and Mackenzie as 6-0 unbeatens.

Darius Brundidge (170, 2 pins & decision) was 4-1, with Landon Burbidge (106, pin), Zak Vosburgh (113, 2 pins & decision), Connor Roberts (182, 3 pins) and Carter Tobik (195, pin) all recording 4-2 efforts. Marquis Muniz (160, pin) chipped in a 3-3 tournament for the Vikings.

Union County (3-8 for season, 2-5 in event): The Tigers took wins over Godby (66-12) and West Nassau (42-30) for their two victories in the tournament.

Caleb Crawford (160, 3 pins) led Union County with a 5-2 tournament weekend.

Ian Halfacre (132, major) and Ethan Shea (138, 3 pins) both added 4-3 performances for the Tigers.

West Nassau (unknown season record, 0-6 in event): The Warriors didn’t find a team win, with just seven wrestlers competing over both days, but did have some individual successes.

Blayden Tharpe (120, 3 pins, tech & major) was 5-1 over the weekend to lead the Warriors.

Jakob Turnage (170, 2 pins) and Nolan McKelvy (182, 2 pins & major) each added 3-3 weekends for West Nassau.

Godby (0-3 for season & event): The Cougars dressed three starters, drafting two extra Suwannee wrestlers that competed for the team on Friday; Godby only wrestled on the first day of the event.

You can view complete box scores HERE.

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#WarShore: Seahawks Trek East, Run Table At Fernandina

FERNANDINA BEACH — Even with two forfeits in its lineup, South Walton set the pace in the eight-team War on the Shore at Fernandina Beach on Saturday.

The Seahawks (20-4 in duals for the season) racked up five double-digit wins Saturday, with victories in pool over Mainland (45-23), Middleburg (51-30), Ridgeview (45-33), Fernandina Beach (48-20) and Baker County (45-31) in the effective championship match of the last round.

South Walton had 11 of its 12 wrestlers win at least three matches on the day (all 12 won two), with Isaac Brinson (132/138, 4 pins) and Dylan Billingsley (145/152, 4 pins) leading the way as 5-0 max-pointers, scoring 6 team dual points in every dual the Seahawks contested.

Brent Canut (106/113, 3 pins & decision), Max Brewster (120/126, 2 pins & decision), Gibson Moore (132/138, pin & decision), Chase Maas (152/160, 3 pins) and Nick Lee (285, 3 pins) all were 4-1 for South Walton.

Additionally, Ryan Kurfirst (138/145, 2 pins & decision), John Lopez (160/170, 3 pins) and Elijah Ramirez (195, 3 pins) put in 3-2 performances for the Seahawks.

Here’s a look at the rest of the tournament field:

Baker County (12-4 for season, 4-1 in event, 2nd): The Wildcats won their pool, taking duals against First Coast (54-24), host Fernandina (47-35) and Keystone Heights (72-9) with a championship-pool 48-33 win over Ridgeview before the loss to South Walton.

Toby Kinghorn (195, 4 pins) was Baker County’s lone 5-0 competitor; he was also a max-pointer for the Wildcats.

Brock Duncan (113, pin) and Rasean Rayam (152, 2 pins & decision) were both 4-0, with Jareb Lauramore (106, 2 pins), Clinton Sparkman (126, pin & decision) and Clayton Dennison (170, pin/major/decision) all turning in 4-1 days for the Wildcats.

Jonathon Walker (120, 2 pins), Joshua Carter (132, pin), Kai Bishop (182) and Ian Doyle (220, pin) each had 3-2 tournaments as well for Baker County.

Fernandina Beach (8-6 for season, 3-2 in event, 3rd): The host Pirates had wins in pool over Keystone Heights (59-24) and First Coast (51-29), claiming third with a 45-36 victory over Ridgeview.

Four Fernandina Beach wrestlers were 5-0, led by a pair of max-point performances from Enzo Gamba (160, 4 pins) and Lucas Crawford (182, 2 pins).

Caden Kubatzke (132, 2 pins & major) bonus-pointed through the day to go 5-0, while Dietrich Woods (138, 3 pins/major/decision) had five contested victories.

Cael Kubatzke (120, pin & 2 TFs) and Cole Misciagna (145, 3 pins & decision) both were 4-1 for Fernandina Beach, with Patrick Lee (126, pin) adding a 3-2 day for the Pirates.

Ridgeview (unknown season record, 2-3 in event, 4th): The Clay County Panthers had pool victories over Middleburg (42-34) and Mainland (45-36) in addition to the losses noted above.

Derrick Mosley (220/285, 3 pins) was a 5-0 max-pointer, Ridgeview’s lone such.

Joining Mosley at 5-0 was Logan Keester (170, 3 pins & 2 decisions), with contested wins in each round.

Mykel Gaddis (160, 2 pins & deciison) was 4-1 for the Panthers, while Jason Barrett (113), Raymond Goforth (182, 2 pins) and Trenton Manis (220/285, pin) all turning in 3-2 tournament efforts as well.

Middleburg (unknown season record, 3-2 in event, 5th): The Broncos had a pool dual win over Mainland (48-35), with consolation-pool wins over Keystone Heights (66-18) and First Coast (54-30).

Middleburg had four wrestlers go 5-0 on the day. Three of them were max-pointers, including Jackson Hornback (106/113, 3 pins), Adam McGarvey (106/113, 2 pins) and Austin Cruce (182/195, 2 pins).

Logan Moore (138) bonus-pointed through the day, with four pins and a major for the Broncos.

Grady Woodard (120, 2 pins) and Tucker Cody (220, 2 pins) were both 4-1, while Chaz Meldrum (160, pin) added a 3-2 day for Middleburg.

Mainland (unknown season record, 2-3 in event, 6th): The Buccaneers were 0-3 in pool, but rallied in the consolation rounds, with wins over First Coast (41-12) and Keystone Heights (42-34).

Kaden Golder (126, 2 techs & decision) was Mainland’s 5-0 lone wrestler on the day.

Putting together 4-1 tournament records were Brian Harris (132, pin) and Kalyb Evans (170/182, 2 pins & decision).

Isaiah White (145/152, poin), Sam Ayodele (145/152, 3 pins) and Josh Newman (195/220, 2 pins) each added 3-2 performances for the Buccaneers.

First Coast (4-9 for season, 1-4 in event, 7th): The Buccaneers had their lone team win in pool competition, turning back Keystone Heights, 42-30.

Jace Austin (145, 3 pins) and Jaquan Dennis (220, 3 pins) both were 4-1 for First Coast.

Additionally, Alphonso Parsons (170, 2 pins) and Derric Jacobs (285, 2 pins) were 3-2 for the Buccaneers.

Keystone Heights (4-6 for season, 0-5 in event, 8th): While there were no team wins on the Indians’ ledger at the end of the day, there were a couple of individual bright lights.

Cody Saley (285) was a 5-0 max-pointer for Keystone Heights, with three pins.

Jared Goetzman (113, pin & decision) was 4-1 and Alyx Nichols (160/170, 2 pins) 3-2 for the Indians.

You can view complete box scores HERE.

MISSING: We have a lot of missing results, from several teams around the coverage area, and we need YOUR help to clean that up. Please check out our SCHEDULE PAGE; if your school is listed as pending, or an event in which you took part is pending, see if your coach can send in your team’s part of that event. We will post results at any time of year, no matter how late they are when they are sent.

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#Showdown: Hagerty Takes 2nd At Crosstown Rival Event

OVIEDO — Hagerty was a late add-on for Saturday’s Showdown in O-Town, jumping in at the last to help out crosstown rival and host Oviedo.

And the Huskies made the most of their opportunity, going 4-1 and placing second in the six-team Showdown. Hagerty opened with wins over Lake Howell (76-0), Bishop Moore (69-5), Rockledge (66-12) and the host Lions (66-12) before falling to another FHSAA region-finals qualifier, Merritt Island, 40-31, in the final round.

The event provided Hagerty (23-6 in duals for the season) a chance to knock some rust off and prepare for Friday’s 3A-Region 1 finals matchup against Flagler Palm Coast, set for 6 p.m. The winner of that dual enters the 3A state semis on Saturday at 10 a.m.

The Huskies had four wrestlers go 5-0 on the day, three of them as max-pointers, scoring 6 team dual points in every dual the team contested. Lochlann Higgins (113, 3 pins), Kamdon Harrison (160/170, 3 pins) and Hunter Tate (195, 2 pins) were the three max-pointers. Joining them at 5-0 was David Mejia (132/138, 3 pins & major), who bonus-pointed through the day.

Connor Gilliam (170/182, 4 pins) turned in a 4-0 day for Hagerty, while Austin St John (152, 2 pins) added a 3-0 tournament in a regular role.

Ethan Gomez (170/182, 3 pins), Landon Revis (220/285, 2 pins & decision) and Thad Elam (220/285, 3 pins) were each 4-1 and Jacob Genao (126/132, pin) 3-1 for the Huskies. Gavin Nelson (145, 3 pins) chipped in a 3-2 effort as well for Hagerty.

Here are reports on the other two teams in the coverage area that competed Saturday:

Oviedo (11-14 for season, 3-2 in event, 3rd): After opening with a 59-18 loss to the eventual champs, the Lions ran past Lake Howell (66-15) and Bishop Moore (70-12); after the loss to Hagerty, Oviedo claimed third with a 54-27 win over Rockledge.

Conner Rodriguez (106) was a 5-0 max-pointer to lead the Lions in team dual points scored, with 30.

Daniel Restrepo (113/120, major & decision) and Clayton Mitchell (138, 3 pins & decision) were both 4-1 for Oviedo, while Levi Thorpe (285, 2 pins) was 3-1.

Caden Martz (113/120, pin), James Chiaradio (160, 2 pins), Joey Gioa (182/195, 2 pins) and Yosef Mohaisem (220, 2 pins) all were 3-2 on the day for the Lions.

Lake Howell (2-9 for season, 0-5 in event, 5th): The shorthanded Silver Hawks had representation had just six weights, making dual wins difficult. Lake Howell, in addition to the losses noted above, fell to Merritt Island (83-0), Rockledge (48-9) and Bishop Moore (56-24).

Jayden Velazquez (195/220) was the only Lake Howell wrestler above .500 on the day, going 3-2 with 3 pins.

Results from the tournament can be found HERE.

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#Daphne: Patriots 4th At Heaton Memorial Duals

DAPHNE, AL — After reaching the 2A duals sweet 16 for the third straight year at home Thursday night, Pace stayed in duals mode over the weekend.

The Patriots traveled just over the state line to compete in the two-day Heaton Memorial Duals on Friday & Saturday, finishing fourth in the tournament with a 2-4 weekend record.

After opening with losses to Hoover (57-21) and James Clemens (45-36), the Patriots (10-5 in duals for the season) bounced back, taking double-digit wins over Vancleave MS (53-30) and Foley (51-27). In Saturday’s championship flight, Pace fell against both Sparkman (60-22) and Spain Park (66-12). All but one of the 11 teams in the field, aside from Pace, were from Alabama.

Jordan Baxter led the way for the Patriots, posting a 6-0 record while competing at 152 or 160, with two pins, a technical fall and a decision.

Ty Morgan (170, 4 pins) was 5-1 and Hazen Esary (132, 3 pins before injury) 4-1 for Pace. In a regular role, Maeson Otwell (138, pin/tech/major) was 3-0 as well.

Daphne staged a girls’ tournament during the weekend as well, with Pace taking fourth.

Natalie Lugo (107) and Releigh Perkins (235) each were first in their weights, while Lyla Underwood (120) was second.

Lugo won her one contested match by fall, while Perkins took two pins. Underwood was 2-1 with two pins at 120. Additionally, Madeline Gehrke (100) represented the Lady Patriots, going 0-2.

Pace is now off until this weekend’s 3rd Annual George Mulligan Memorial, hosted by Bay.

Results from last weekend’s duals portion of the tournament can be found HERE.

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#Rumble: Gulf Breeze Takes Inaugural Title

NICEVILLE — After two weeks of roundrobin/IBT work, Gulf Breeze tried its hand at duals last Saturday at the inaugural Rocky Rumble, hosted by Rocky Bayou Christian.

And even employing a mix-and-match approach that saw 18 different Dolphin wrestlers go out at least once — with all 18 getting their hands raised in victory at least once — Gulf Breeze ran the gauntlet to go 5-0 and take the title.

In Pool 2, the Dolphins took wins over Choctaw (50-30), Rocky Bayou (63-18), Rutherford (65-18) and Arnold (66-18). The championship dual, against repeating 1A-District 1 duals champion South Walton, was far closer, but Gulf Breeze survived a 41-40 victory that went to criteria to determine a winner.

Three Dolphin wrestlers were 5-0; two of those max-pointed through the day, scoring 6 team dual points in each dual the team contested. Blake Fluck (182, 3 pins) and Isaac Land (195, 4 pins) were Gulf Breeze’s max-pointers, while Michael Mancuso (126/132, 2 pins & major) bonus-pointed his way to a 5-0 day.

Brennden Nita (152, 3 pins) didn’t compete in the first pool dual, but otherwise had a perfect 4-0 day. At 4-1 for the Dolphins were Lily Powell (113, 2 pins), Coby Shields (120, pin/tech/major) and Micah Barker (170, 2 pins & decision).

As well, Charlie White (138/145, pin & major) and Nikolai Johnson (220, pin) were 3-2 for Gulf Breeze.

Here’s a recap on the rest of the teams* in the field:

South Walton (6-1 for season, 3-1 in event, 2nd overall): The Seahawks won Pool 1 with dual wins over North Bay Haven (58-24), Mosley (54-30) and Niceville (47-36).

Niceville (3-1 for season & event, 3rd overall): The Eagles were second in Pool 1, with victories over Mosley (51-27) and North Bay Haven (48-30), with a loss to South Walton as noted. In the third-place crossover, Niceville took down Choctaw, 48-30.

Three Niceville wrestlers were 4-0 on the day, led by max-pointer Bryce Travis (160, 3 pins). Aidan Kyllonen (152, 3 pins & major) and Martin Black (170/182, 2 pins & major) also were 4-0.

Garrett Jarvis (120, 2 pins & major), Ethan Pinto (126, 2 pins), Colt Dannenmueller (138, 2 pins & decision) and Harrisen Wall (182/195, 3 pins) all were 3-1 for the Eagles.

Choctaw (4-2 for season, 3-2 in event, 4th overall): The Indians were second in Pool 2. After opening with a pool loss to Gulf Breeze as noted above, Choctaw had wins over Rocky Bayou (41-40), Arnold (51-24) and Rutherford (66-12), falling to Niceville in the crossover.

Roman Jackson (285, pin) was a 5-0 max-pointer for Choctaw, while three Indian wrestlers were 4-1, with Bradack Carroll (152, 2 pins), Jesse Sarver (182, decision) and Caden McKinney (220, 3 pins) each accomplishing that tournament mark.

Eli Devoid (160, 3 pins) was 3-1 for Choctaw, while Olivia Culpepper (106, 3 pins), Mia Wise (113), Deagan Kilpatrick (120, 2 pins) and Jacob Johns (132, tech) each were 3-2.

Mosley (2-2 for season & event, 5th overall): The Dolphins were third in Pool 1, with a 51-30 win over North Bay Haven in pool as well as the losses noted above, but rallied for a 48-36 crossover win over Rocky Bayou to claim fifth.

Derrick Williams (106/113, 4 pins) pinned his way to a max-point day, and was joined as a max-pointer by Valarie Solorio (106/113, 3 pins).

Calvin Williams (126, pin & decision), Kaymen Hart (220, pin) and Robert Wills (285, pin & decision) were all 3-1 for Mosley, with Lucas Biddle (132, 2 pins) John Mengel (182/195, pin) and Andre Trice (182/195, pin) each winning twice.

Rocky Bayou Christian (4-4 for season, 2-3 in event, 6th overall): The hosts were third in Pool 2, with wins over Arnold (66-12) and Rutherford (42-20), along with the losses as noted above in pool and crossover.

North Bay Haven (2-4 for season, 1-3 in event, 7th overall): The Buccaneers didn’t find a win in Pool 1, but bounced back for a 69-12 victory over Rutherford to claim seventh.

Rutherford (unknown record for season, 1-4 in event, 8th overall): The Rams’ lone victory came in pool, as a short-handed group pushed past Arnold, 30-24.

Arnold (unknown record for season, 0-4 in event, 9th overall): The Marlins could not pick up a dual win in Pool 2 and had no crossover partner to wrestle for ninth place.

Complete box scores for all teams can be found HERE.

* — Individual performances for wrestlers on several area teams that competed in this tournament could not be reviewed in this story, due to missing results from those teams. Team performances for each area team were noted above.

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#Yulee: Hosts 2nd After Running Into SoHam Buzzsaw

YULEE — After a resounding 24-point dual win in the championship pool Saturday over Hernando, a team that host Yulee had finished two spots below at their place in the Hernando Kiwanis Invitational the weekend prior, the Hornets had to like their chances in the final dual of the weekend.

Yulee wrestlers and coaches with the runnerup trophy won Saturday at the Yulee Duals (Photo by Shannon Heaton; action photos will be uploaded to the Matmen Instagram page, nflamatmen, in the next couple of days).

But Georgia’s South Effingham had other plans and the Mustangs had a pretty good run of momentum itself, having not lost a dual meet in six weeks. And the Mustangs kept that momentum, breaking open what had been a close dual through the first 10 weight classes, going on a 24-0 run to close out the Hornets, 55-24, and take the Yulee Duals title.

“Championship dual was probably our worst of the day and that’s something we have to deal with, but overall it was a good tournament. We didn’t bring enough intensity (in the final),” Yulee coach Brandon Crowder said. “Some guys that have struggled in the past have been learning some things that we pushed in the practice room, and that helped us.”

Yulee (6-1 in duals and in the event) took Pool A to reach the championship pool, with pool wins over First Coast (66-18), Glynn Academy GA (48-23), Ware County GA (57-24) on Friday, with Saturday pool wins over Coral Gables (60-24) and Ed White (66-18).

The Hornets then hammered Hernando, a multiple-time 1A-Region 2 duals runnerup, 54-30, leading Crowder’s opposite number in the South Effingham coaches’ chair to comment that Yulee looked like a truly formidable opponent in the final.

Yulee had three wrestlers go 7-0 on the weekend. Lewis Duhan (113, 5 pins) and Braylen Ricks (220, 6 pins & injury-default win) were both max-pointers, scoring 6 team dual points in each dual wrestled.

Freshman Alex Smith (182) did that accomplishment slightly one better, pinning his way through the weekend. Smith had seven falls in 3:14, never going past the first minute in any match.

Dylan Johns (145/152, 3 pins & decision), Austin Adamson (145/152, 4 pins) and Jesse Johnson (160, 5 pins) all were 6-1, with Christopher Aud (195, 3 pins) adding three pins in a 3-1 regular role.

Brian Harris (106, 3 pins) and Austin Hoyle (285, 3 pins & injury-default) both were 5-2 for Yulee, while Declan Sewell (120, pin) and Logan Pugh (126, 4 pins) both put in 4-3 efforts for the Hornets.

Here’s a look at the rest of the north Florida teams in the tournament:

Suwannee (18-3 for the season, 6-1 in event, 4th overall): The Bulldogs were second in Pool B, with only a loss to the champion Mustangs (42-21) in opening the tournament. Otherwise, Suwannee ran the table, with wins over Mandarin (52-19), Bolles (72-12), Florida High (45-29) and Steinbrenner (44-33) in pool. In the 4th place crossover, the Bulldogs hammered both Glynn Academy (54-18) and Episcopal (54-21).

Like Yulee, Suwannee had three 7-0 unbeatens, led by max-pointer James Prentice (170, 5 pins). Topher Pearson (113, pin, 2 majors & decision) and Austin Howard (160, pin, major & 3 decisions) also were 7-0 on the weekend for the Bulldogs.

Eli Jolicoeur (106, 2 pins & major), Austin McKinney (132, 2 majors) and Tyson Musgrove (145, 4 pins, tech & decision) each were 6-1, while Eleteurio Meria (285, 3 pins) compiled a 5-1 weekend.

Brody Boehm (126, 2 pins & decision) and Clay Starling (152, pin, major & 2 decisions) were both 5-2 for Suwannee, while Ayden Kirby (138, 3 pins) contributed a 3-3 weekend for the Bulldogs.

Episcopal (6-8 for the season, 4-3 in event, 5th overall): The Eagles were in a three-way tie in Pool C, taking the second position, with pool wins over Fletcher (34-33, criteria), University Christian (72-0) and Terry Parker (54-18), with losses to Camden B (45-36) and Hernando (49-30).

In the 4th-place crossover pool, Episcopal took a second criteria win, this time over Glynn Academy (40-39) before falling to Suwannee.

Every Eagles starter had at least one loss, with Turner Glenn (113, 4 pins) compiling a 5-1 mark and Cohen Chesser (120/126, 2 pins) going 4-1 for Episcopal.

John Fernandez (160/170, 4 pins), Hunter Luzar (170/182, 3 pins), Christian McGarity (182/195, 2 pins & 2 decisions) and Maddox Davidson (220, 3 pins) all were 5-2 for the Eagles, while Baylor Maurer (145/152, 3 pins) and Matt Salek (195, 2 pins) were each 4-2 for Episcopal.

Fletcher (15-5 for the season, 4-3 in event, 8th overall): The Senators were third in Pool C, also at 2-3, with pool wins over University Christian (66-12), Terry Parker (63-6) and Camden B (57-24), with losses to Episcopal and Hernando (42-36). In the 7th-place pool, Fletcher fell to Steinbrenner, 46-30, but edged Ware, 40-39, to nab eighth.

The Senators had four unbeaten wrestlers, more than any other area team in the field. Cole O’Brien (126, 3 pins & decision), Josh Daltro (160/170, 5 pins & decision) and Joseph Kohlhaas (170/182, 5 pins & 2 decisions) all were 7-0, while Toby Matson (285, 4 pins & decision) was 6-0 on the weekend.

Christopher Strong (152/160, 5 pins) was 6-1, while Jimi Baur (113, pin) was 3-1 in a solid second-day effort.

Logan Locantora (106/113, 2 pins) and Ryden Ashmore (120, 3 pins & decision) were each 5-2, while Andre Alejo (138/145, 2 pins & decision) turned in a 4-3 tournament for the Senators.

Florida High (4-3 for the season & event, 10th overall): The Seminoles were fourth in Pool C, with wins over Mandarin (39-36) and Bolles (66-12) on Friday, with losses to South Effingham (66-12), Steinbrenner (56-22) and Suwannee. In the 10th-place crossover, Florida High turned back Ed White (42-36) and hammered Camden B (57-24).

Sterling Hollinsworth (113/120) took a 5-0 tournament record as Florida High’s lone unbeaten, while Nicholas Roeder (152/160, 5 pins) and Collin Bishop (220, 3 pins & 2 decisions) both were 6-1 as full-time starters. In regular roles, Diego Duprey (195, 2 pins) was 4-1 and Dewan Richardson (106, 2 pins & major) was 3-1 as well.

Liam Hawkes (160/170, 2 pins & decision) had a 4-2 weekend for the Noles, with Delandre Leconte (126, pin) and Troy Carroll (138, 3 pins & decision) both going 4-3 for Florida High.

Ed White (4-9 for season, 2-5 in event, 12th overall): The Commanders were fourth in Pool A, with wins over First Coast (66-3) and Coral Gables (48-30) and pool losses to Ware County (45-29), Glynn Academy (59-18) as well as the hosts. In the 10th-place crossover, Ed White fell to Camden B by a 42-27 score.

Bennyl Lewis (160, 5 pins & tech) bonus-pointed through the weekend for the Commanders, going 7-0, while Demarkus Roysor (220, 5 pins) was 6-1.

Jahyem Brutus (285, 3 pins) was 4-1 before medical-forfeiting out of the tournament, while Tiera Collins (106, pin & decision) and Malakhi Lewis (170, 3 pins & injury-default) added 4-3 records for Ed White.

Mandarin (11-5 for season, 3-4 at event, T-13th overall): The Mustangs were 1-4 in Pool B for fifth, with a 42-15 win over Bolles and losses to to Steinbrenner (46-24) and South Effingham (63-17) as well as those noted earlier. In the 13th-place crossover, the Mustangs joined forces with Bolles, taking wins over Terry Parker (54=18) and Coral Gables (45-28).

Tony Carter (182, 4 pins) and Jaelen Simmons (195, 4 pins) both were 7-0 max-pointers for Mandarin, while Jameel Smith (138/145, 4 pins, tech & major) was 6-0, bonus-pointing through all rounds wrestled.

Finn Durkin (113, 3 pins & major) was 5-2, while Xavier Plumey (160/170, 3 pins) and De’Shawn Wise-Minor (220, 2 pins & decision) were both 4-3 for Mandarin.

Bolles (0-5 for season & event, T-13th overall): By themselves, the Bulldogs weren’t in position to win a dual with just four wrestlers, with Pool B losses to Steinbrenner (78-6) and South Effingham (75-6), as well as those noted above.

But combined with Mandarin, the Bulldogs got two more duals in, going 5-1 individually in those two duals.

Jack Pyburn (285, 3 pins) was a 7-0 max-pointer, while Jacob Witt (120, pin) coontributed a 4-2 weekend for Bolles.

Terry Parker (3-11 for season, 1-6 in event, 15th overall): The Braves were 1-4 for fifth in Pool C, with an opening-round win over University Christian (36-18), plus pool losses to Hernando (66-12), Camden B (60-15) along with those noted earlier. In the 13th-place crossover, Parker also fell to Coral Gables, 48-33.

Jeff Brown (152/160, 3 pins & 2 decisions) put in a 6-1 weekend for the Braves, while Chris Wright (126/132, 3 pins) added a 4-3 effort.

First Coast (3-5 for season, 0-5 in duals, did not crossover): The Buccaneers had a Friday loss to Glynn Academy (69-12) as well as those noted earlier. Saturday, in combination with University Christian wrestlers, First Coast fell to Ware County (60-6) and Coral Gables (66-12) to place sixth in Pool A.

Jace Austin (138, 3 pins & decision) led the team individually, going 5-2 on the weekend.

University Christian (0-5 for season & event, did not crossover): The Christians wrestled two duals in combination with Ribault on Friday and two in combination with First Coast in Pool C on Saturday, with Saturday losses to Camden B (48-18) and Hernando (66-6), in addition to the ones noted earlier.

Complete dual box scores for the tournament can be found HERE.

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#Rouse: Golden Eagles Break New Ground During Weekend

OVIEDO — This year’s Fleming Island team has, in just three weeks of competitive season thus far, done something several previous iterations of Golden Eagle clubs could not.

Beat South Dade. And, in the same weekend, Southwest Miami.

But the Dade County Eagles found a way Saturday in a couple of weights that they could not against Fleming Island on Friday, taking a 33-21 win for the Johnny Rouse Duals title at Hagerty HS.

Fleming Island kicked off its duals season with a 6-1 record, winning Pool D on Friday with pool wins over Celebration (72-3), Wiregrass Ranch (84-0) and Southwest Miami (34-32).

On Saturday, the Golden Eagles continued with the hot hand, downing former 3A-Region 1 rivals Hagerty (54-27) and Flagler Palm Coast (51-19), then overcame the multiple-time 3A defending state champion Buccaneers, 36-33, to get another shot at Southwest Miami.

But a nine-point swing at one weight and some tightening up at others allowed Southwest Miami to take the win in the championship dual.

The Golden Eagles had two wrestlers go 7-0 on the weekend. At 182, Jhoel Robinson (5 pins) was a max-pointer, scoring 6 team dual points in each dual that Fleming Island wrestled. Jayce Paridon (113/120, 3 pins & 2 decisions) was the other to win all seven of his matches.

Matthew Kotler (145, 5 pins & decision) and Joshua Sandoval (170, 3 pins, major & decision) were both 6-1, while Kaden Schaefer (138, 2 pins & 2 decisions) turned in a 5-1 weekend.

Laird Duhaylungsod (120/126, 3 pins & 2 decisions) and Ethan Hoffstetter (285, 4 pins & decision) were both 5-2 on the weekend, with Shane Duhaylungsod (106, 2 pins) going 4-2. In a regular role, Joshua Mukaddam (126, 3 pins) was 3-2.

Here’s a look at the rest of the teams in Region 1 that competed in the tournament:

Flagler Palm Coast (6-7 for season, 3-4 in event, 6th overall, 2nd in Pool B): The Bulldogs opened with pool wins Friday over Oviedo (63-0) and University (Orange City), 66-6, before falling to Winter Springs, 36-24. Saturday began with losses to South Dade (40-39) and Fleming before a 42-36 win over the host Huskies. Osceola then edged FPC for fifth, 35-30.

Flagler Palm Coast also had two unbeatens, as Garrick Schwartz (195, 3 pins, major & 2 decisions) and Dalton Schell (220, 4 pins & decision) both were 7-0.

Timothy McLean (106/113, 2 pins) and John Hald (132, 3 pins & 2 decisions) were both 6-1, while Kole Hannant (126, 3 pins & decision), Marcelo Gonzalez (182, 3 pins) and Seth Davis (285, 2 pins & 2 decisions) were each 5-2.

In a regular starting role, Brendan Buckles (160, pin & 2 decisions) turned in a 3-3 weekend.

Hagerty (9-4 for season, 3-4 in event, 7th overall, 2nd in Pool A): The Huskies took wins over DeLand (48-33) and Matanzas (45-33) before falling to Osceola in criteria, 34-33, on Friday. Saturday started off tough for Hagerty, with losses to Fleming, South Dade (48-24) and FPC before the Huskies took seventh with a 54-30 win over Palm Harbor University.

David Mejia (132, 3 pins & 2 decisions) with a 6-1 weekend, while Blake Watts (152, 4 pins & decision) was 5-1.

Kamdon Harrison (160, 4 pins) and Connor Gilliam (182, 3 pins & injury-default win) both were 5-2 on the weekend, while Ethan Gomez (170, 2 pins) and Hunter Tate (195, 3 pins) each were 4-3.

DeLand (4-2 for season & event, 9th overall, 3rd in Pool A): The Bulldogs opened with losses to Hagerty and Osceola (48-30), but finished with a 57-21 win over Matanzas. Saturday saw three double-digit wins come DeLand’s way, as it took down Oviedo (72-6) and Celebration (60-24) before defeating Matanzas a second time, 48-31, to win the consolation bracket.

Victor Hopton (106, 3 pins) and Marion Smokes (220, 5 pins) were both 6-0 max-pointers for the Bulldogs, while Kellen Chapman (126, 3 pins & tech), Lane Wishart (145, 4 pins), Gavin Rodriguez-Cayro (182, 4 pins) and Marco Selph (285, 5 pins) all were 5-1.

Grady Bryant (113, pin & major), Joshua Folsom (132, 2 pins & decisions) and Andrew Knowles (195, 4 pins) all were 4-2 for DeLand, while Mathias Franz (138, 2 pins) contributed a 3-2 weekend.

Matanzas (6-6 for season, 3-4 in event, 10th overall, 4th in Pool A): After going winless on Friday, with a leadoff loss to Osceola (42-40) in addition to those noted earlier, the Pirates won three times on Saturday, taking down Wiregrass Ranch (69-12), University (Orange City) (71-12) and Buchholz (40-37) before falling to DeLand.

Three Matanzas wrestlers were 7-0 on the weekend, with Carter Wilder (113, 2 pins & 2 decisions), Toryion Stallings (120, 3 pins & decision) and Jordan Mills (170, 4 pins, major & decision) all going undefeated.

Tyson Mills (152, 5 pins) was 6-1 in the tournament, while Christian Borgmann (106, pin) finished 5-2 and Dylan Parkinson (132/138, major) was 4-3. Landon Wright (182, pin) chipped in a 3-3 weekend for the Pirates.

Buchholz (4-3 for season, 3-3 in event, 11th overall, 3rd in Pool C): The Bobcats had two duals in Pool C on Friday, falling to Palm Harbor University (38-37) and South Dade (49-30), but had a 3-1 day on Saturday, with wins over University (Orange City) (66-12) and Wiregrass Ranch (64-18), plus a 66-12 win over Celebration for third in the consolation bracket.

Two Buchholz wrestlers were 6-0, as Venumadhava Mirel (132/138, 4 pins) was a max-pointer and William Lancer (170/182, 3 pins & major) bonus-pointed through the weekend. Cavarius Liddie (126/132, 3 pins & decision) was 4-0 in a regular role.

Aiden Moore (152, 3 pins & decision) and Jamari Chisolm (195, 3 pins) each were 5-1 for Buchholz, with Laine Slayton (132, 2 pins) contributing a 4-1 tournament. Talia Robbins (106, pin) and Max Szabo (160/170, 2 pins & major) both were 4-2 for the Bobcats.

University (Orange City) (3-10 for season, 3-4 in event, 3rd in Pool B, 13th overall): The Titans had two wins against Oviedo (30-24 on Friday, 42-24 on Saturday), with a third win over Wiregrass Ranch (42-24) plus a loss to Winter Springs (72-4) along with the losses mentioned earlier.

Rubens Joseph (220/285) did not compete on Friday, but hit the ground running with four pins on Saturday for a 4-0 day to lead the Titans.

Oviedo (6-10 for season, 0-6 in event, 4th in Pool B, 14th overall): The Lions fell in Friday pool play to Winter Springs (75-0) and on Saturday against Celebration (60-24), in addition to those duals mentioned earlier.

Oviedo got a 3-0 second day from Caden Martz (113/120, pin), and a 3-1 tournament from Levi Thorpe (285, pin).

You can see full duals results for all 15 teams in the tournament HERE.

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