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#DailyRdp: 02/12 Duals

PANAMA CITY — North Bay Haven completed its most successful dual-meet season as a program Friday night, taking down Marianna at home by a 60-15 score.

Anthony Serbest (160) and David Mercado (195) each had pins for the Buccaneers (8-4 in duals for the season), who won eight weights by forfeit (106-132, 170, 220 and 285).

Marianna (1-10) scored pins by William Carrel (138) and Ethan Heinemann (152); Trett Phillips added a 10-5 decision at 145.

North Bay Haven sent a delegation to Saturday’s Gator Brawl at district rival Wewahitchka (tournament was recapped separately) and will go back to Wewa for the 1A-District 1 IBT on February 20. Marianna’s regular season came to a close Friday night. The Bulldogs will go to the 1A-District 2 IBT at Florida High on Friday the 19th.

A box score from Friday night’s dual can be found HERE.

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#DailyRdp: 02/05 Duals

Flagler Palm Coast’s Grant Schwartz (top) works toward a fall during #BattleForFlagler competition Friday night at Matanzas, with the Bulldogs defeating the hosts, 45-31 (Photo by Shannon Heaton; more action photos from this dual can be found on the Matmen Instagram page, nflamatmen).

PALM COAST — Friday’s annual #BattleForFlagler had several anxious moments between defending county champ Flagler Palm Coast and host Matanzas.

In a dual that at times was closer than the final score would later indicate and at others not as close as 14 points, the visiting Bulldogs were able to defend with a 45-31 victory over the Pirates.

Early on, the Pirates (9-3) built double-digit leads of 10-0 and 22-12, behind three forfeit wins (106/132/138) and a 13-5 major from Braden Hawley (113). The twin-pack of bonus-point wins for Matanzas sandwiched a pair of pins from FPC’s Kole Hannant (120) and John Hald (126).

The momentum began to teeter, though, in the middle part of the lineup; as it turned out, it teetered both ways. The Bulldogs (17-8) cut the Pirate lead to four on Brendan Buckles’ fall at 145, but Matanzas bounced back, opening the door to a potential dual victory at 152 with Tyson Mills’ 5-4 win.

At 160, in just his second appearance of the season to date, Blane DeFord willed himself to a 10-8 decision, and from there through 220, it was all Flagler Palm Coast, as Grant Schwartz (170) and Garrick Schwartz (220) both won by fall, with forfeit victories at 182 and 195.

Robert Elder then closed out the night with a fall for Matanzas at 285.

Earlier, Matanzas’ girls took pins in two of three matches against a contingent from Mainland, which made the trip north from Daytona Beach. Isabella Tietje (152) and Morgan Morrison (182) both had victories by fall for the Lady Pirates, while the Lady Buccaneers’ Cheyenne Wigley won by pin at 220.

All three teams — Flagler Palm Coast, Matanzas and Mainland — took part in Saturday’s inaugural Bi-County tournament at Mainland in Daytona Beach. That event will be recapped separately.

Lincoln 60, Florida High 17: At Florida High in an in-school matchup, the visiting Trojans (12-1) secured both the Tallahassee city title as well as the traveling Warriors’ Trophy between the two schools.

Lincoln raced away to an early 24-0 lead on pins from Nic Weaver (285) and JayShawn Washington (120), plus forfeit wins at 106 and 113.

The Seminoles (4-13) would get on the board with Tyler Reeve’s fall at 126, and the teams would then trade pins at 132 and 138 (Zaire Fernanders-Jackson pinning for Lincoln at 32, Emil Ganim for Florida High at 38).

The Trojans would tack on another nine points on Patrick Blanca’s fall at 152 and an 8-6 win for Mason Kirkland at 145 before the Seminoles’ Alexander Hawkes would answer at 160 to make it at that time 39-18 Lincoln with four weights to go.

But with forfeits in hand at 182 and 195, the Trojans would close out with a four-pack of wins, as Mason Crowder (170) won by fall and Omarion LaRoach (220) pushed through to a 7-6 win.

Both teams competed in Saturday’s Timberwolf Duals at Chiles. That event will be recapped separately upon submission of timely results.

Pirates sweep quad: At Englewood, it was the visiting out-of-county teams that got the better of things, as Nassau’s Fernandina Beach was 3-0 and Clay’s Orange Park 2-1 on the night.

Fernandina Beach (21-4 in duals for the season) defeated the host Rams (60-24), Orange Park (49-24) and Wolfson (60-18) to win the night.

Triple winners for the Pirates were Nik Saldana (106, decision), Jacob Simmons (113, pin), Jeremy Mahoney (126, tech), Dietrich Woods (132, 2 pins), Enzo Gamba (152, 2 pins), Brooks Rohe (160, pin) and Kolby Kidd (220, 2 pins).

Orange Park won its duals in rounds 1 and 3, with wins over Wolfson (47-27) and Englewood (48-30). Davon Bailey (120, pin & decision) and Zachary Cruz (170, pin & decision) each were triple winners.

Wolfson won round 2 with a 42-30 victory over the hosts. Grant Barineau (145, pin & decision) and Tavion Ford (285, 3 pins) were each 3-0 for the Wolfpack (4-3), while Englewood (7-7) was paced by Lynden North (138, 3 pins), Darryl Sam (182, 3 pins) and Sam Howard (195, 3 pins) were all triple winners.

Everyone but the Raiders will be in action next on Wednesday. Fernandina Beach hosts Nease and Englewood will again host Wolfson on that night, while Orange Park is off until the 2A-District 2 IBT on February 20.

Results: Box scores from from all competitions Friday can be found HERE.

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#DailyRdp: 01/22 Duals

JACKSONVILLE — Raines held back-to-back tri-meets on back-to-back nights.

And in both cases, the out-of-town team that joined the pair of Duval County-based teams ruled the roost.

Friday night, it was Baker Cty that took care of business twice with wins over Raines (54-24) and Paxon (66-9).

The final dual of the night was all Gateway Conference, as the Vikings stopped the Golden Eagles, 30-24.

Double winners for the Wildcats (10-14 in duals for the season) were Copher Stran (120), Thomas Torres (126), Joshua Carter (132, pin over Paxon), Cannon Wimpey (145), Rasean Rayan (152, pin over Raines), Leo Cottrell (160, pin over Paxon), Conner South (182, pin over Paxon), Garrett Cain (220, pin over Paxon) and Daeshawn Larry (285, pin over Raines).

The host Vikings (6-6) got a pair of wins from Shanice West (106, pin over Baker Cty), De’Quon King (113, pin over Baker Cty) and Raynarde Thomas (170, 2 pins).

Matthew Brunelli (195, 2 pins) was a double winner for Paxon (3-6).

Both Raines and Paxon are off until Friday’s Gateway Conference tournament at Fletcher. Baker County is off until February 5, when the Wildcats will compete in the Clay Rotary.

Results: Box scores for these duals can be found HERE.

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#DailyRdp: 01/15 Duals

GULF BREEZE — Host Gulf Breeze, running short-handed with wrestlers out of the lineup due to these uncertain times, split a pair of duals against district rivals Tate and Crestview in a Friday night tri-meet.

The Dolphins (4-2 in duals for the season) took down the Aggies, 60-24, but fell to the Bulldogs, 42-36. No report was available at this writing on the Crestview/Tate dual.

Double winners for Gulf Breeze were Coby Shields (120, pin over Crestview), Colson Elliott (132, 2 pins), Brennden Nita (138, 2 pins), Garret Rudick (145, 2 pins), Ian Daily (152, 2 pins) and Micah Barker (170, 2 pins). Sean Jones (160) added a fall in the win over Tate.

RESULTS: Box scores for Gulf Breeze’s two duals can be found HERE.

Crestview is back on the mats Thursday, hosting Rocky Bayou Christian, while both Gulf Breeze and Tate will be at area rival Bay’s 2nd annual George Mulligan Invitational, which starts Friday and ends Saturday.

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#DailyRdp: 01/08 Duals

NEW SMYRNA BEACH — Host New Smyrna Beach took the final step toward gunning for a 2A-District 4 title Saturday with a 56-24 dual victory Friday night over 5 Star Conference rival DeLand.

The Barracudas (6-1 in duals for the season) won every weight class between 106 and 145, with 10 wins in all, eight of them contested.

Simjay Engberg (106), Aidan Sutton (113), Justis Chandler (138), Michael Shannon (145), Jackson Farmer (160) and Doug Dittmer (195) all won by fall for New Smyrna Beach, which had two forfeit victories at 126 and 285. Tristen Winfrey (10-1 at 120) and Jace Engberg (8-0 at 132) both added major decisions for the ‘Cudas.

DeLand (5-4) answered with pins from Dylan Lambert (152), Gavin Rodriguez-Cayro (170), Isaiah Swint (182) and Preston Long (220).

A box score from Friday night’s dual can be found HERE.

As noted above, NSBHS will be at the 2A-District 4 tournament, which kicks off in about eight hours, at the time of this writing, at Matanzas (10 a.m. start). DeLand is off until Wednesday, when the Bulldogs host another 5 Star rival in University (Orange City).

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#DailyRdp: 12/19 Duals

Westside’s Emma Smith (top) is poised to record a second-period fall over her Robert E Lee opponent Saturday morning at Westside. The Wolverines took dual wins over both the Generals and Ribault (Photo by Shannon Heaton; more photos on our IG page, nflamatmen).

JACKSONVILLE — Host Westside rolled to a pair of double-digit wins in closing out the 2020 calendar year on Saturday.

The Wolverines (3-1) topped Robert E Lee (48-27) and returning program Ribault (the Trojans had been dormant for around 15 years as a program), 63-6.

The Generals (1-4) picked up their first dual win of the season with a 59-6 win over the Trojans (0-3).

Double winners for Westside were Omajai Hickmon (106, pin over Lee), Jacare Johnson (126, pin over Lee), Emma Smith (132, pin over Lee), Olleon Hickmon (138, pin over Lee), Cory Ward (152/160), Caleb Baltazar (182, pin over Ribault) and Ray Bolden (285, pin over Lee). Tesla Kirkland (145) and Elijah Williams (220) both had pins for the Wolverines in the Ribault victory, while James Matthews added a 13-11 win in that same dual.

Double winners for the Generals were Ricky Hicks (113, 2 pins), Jamal Burkes (120), Ty’Juan Jones (145, 2 pins), Ahmahd Denmark (160, 19-3 tech over Ribault) and Jeremy Porter (220, 7-4 decision over Westside). Thomas Jones (285) added a fall in the Ribault dual.

Tre’Veon Rosier (195)’s fall was the Trojans’ lone contested victory on the day; the other, in the Lee dual, was won by forfeit.

Westside and Robert E Lee will both be at Stanton’s 2A-District 3 dual team tournament on January 4; Ribault, competing independently in 2020-21, has its next event at the Westside Roundrobin on Jan. 16.

Raines tri-meet: The host Vikings (3-1 in duals) also closed out the month with two dual wins, taking down Stanton (30-18) and Ed White (24-12).

In the opening round, the Blue Devils (1-2) picked up their first dual win with a 36-18 victory over the Commanders (0-3).

Double winners for Raines were De’Quon King (120, pin over Stanton), Raynarde Thomas (182, 2 pins), Jada Arnold (195, pin over Stanton) and Jamari Watson (220, 2 pins).

Stanton’s double winners included Elias Spurlin (106, pin over Ed White, injury-default over Raines), Matthew Mock (138), Grant Kelsey (160) and Carter Lemieux (170).

Ed White’s Jordan Jackson (220/285, 2 pins) was a double winner; DaVaughn Patterson (182) won by fall in the Stanton dual.

Stanton will be first up among the competing teams at Raines as far as next competitions go, hosting the 2A-District 3 duals tournament on January 4; Raines and Ed White have opportunity to compete in the 1A-District 3 event at Yulee on January 6.

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#DailyRdp: 12/11 Duals

JACKSONVILLE — Wolfson rolled out to a 65-6 dual victory at home Friday night over Gateway Conference and crosstown rival Paxon, taking seven of eight contested matches.

The Wolfpack (2-0 in duals) picked up pins from Max Lewallen (132), Liam Strange (138), Grant Barineau (145), Bryce Frye (152), Joseph Decunto (182) and Tavion Ford (285). Haydon Long (220) took a second-period technical fall.

Paxon (1-1) had its lone points at 170, where Michael Dramis won by fall in the first period.

Matmen has Wolfson going to Fernandina Beach for a quad meet on Wednesday night, but that was pre-Gateway Conference social distancing requirements, so whether that event is held, we’re not clear. Paxon will be hosting a tri-meet on Thursday night, with First Coast and Raines.

First Coast 42, Bishop Snyder 6: At First Coast, the Buccaneers won their first dual meet under new HC Tannor Tenopir, with five contested wins.

First Coast (1-1) had pins from Payton London (145), Isaiah Tucker (160) and Adam Haynes (182). Jace Austin (14-11 at 132) and Josiah Mossor (9-2 at 152) each added decision victories.

Bishop Snyder (0-3) got its lone contested victory at 126, where Christian Villanueva won by fall.

First Coast will be at Paxon on Thursday night, while the Cardinals’ next competition will be at Yulee, in the two-day Yulee Duals, starting Friday afternoon.

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#DailyRdp: 12/12 Duals

JACKSONVILLE — Westside won six of eight contested matches and took advantage of four Ed White forfeits to take a 60-12 victory over the visiting Commanders Saturday morning.

Westside’s Elijah Williams (top, 220) works for a fall in the Wolverines’ Saturday-morning dual victory over Ed White (Photo by Shannon Heaton).

The Wolverines (1-1) got falls from Omajai Hickmon (106), Messiah Valsaint (145), Cory Ward (152), Caleb Baltazar (182), Elijah Williams (220) and Christopher Miles (285).

Sebastian Gonzalez (138) and Devaughn Patterson (195) won by fall for Ed White, which opened its season Saturday.

The Wolverines will host Sandalwood on Thursday, while Ed White — while it does not have a formalized schedule yet — is projecting to be in competition later this week as well.

Results from Saturday morning’s dual can be found HERE.

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#DailyRdp: 12/05 Duals

JACKSONVILLE — In what’s been a rare occurrence in previous years but will be more of a reality this season, West Nassau and Terry Parker had a single Saturday dual this past weekend.

The Warriors — in their season-opener — won by criteria, 31-30, behind pins from Jackson Holcomb (120), Blayden Tharpe (126), Gibreen Ahmad (145), Jakob Turnage (170) and Christian Daly (182).

The Braves (0-2) had three forfeits up top, and also got contested wins by fall from Jordan Larson (132) and Bernadson Joseph (160).

Results from the dual can be found HERE.

West Nassau will get back on the mats Friday at Oakleaf’s Friday Knight Lights one-day duals tournament, while Terry Parker will host Englewood on Wednesday night.

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#DailyRdp: 12/04 Duals

JACKSONVILLE — The original plan for both Fletcher and Westside was to compete in tournaments during the first weekend of the season.

Instead, in these uncertain times, the Senators and Wolverines squared off in a rare Friday-night dual, with visiting Fletcher taking a 66-18 win in the season-opener for both teams.

Fletcher jumped out to an 18-0 lead on pins from Josh Daltro (138), Elisha Purdy (145) and Joel Rodriguez (152). The teams traded forfeits at 160 and 170, and the Senators would extend their lead to 36-6 after pins from Christopher Strong (182) and Ryan Klein (195).

Westside would cut the lead back to 18 after a forfeit at 220 and fall for Ray Bolden at 285, but the Senators would win the dual’s final five matches, with pins for Jimi Baur (106), Cole O’Brien (120) and Ryden Ashmore (126).

Results from the dual can be found HERE.

Fletcher will have another dual on the road on Wednesday, traveling to Robert E Lee, while Westside will host Gateway rivals Atlantic Coast and Ed White on Saturday.

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