KISSIMMEE Six Charlotte High wrestlers and all four from Manatee High are among the 14 area wrestlers in line for an FHSAA state title Saturday at Silver Spurs Arena. All 14 won their first two matches and need two more wins without a loss to claim a state title. Carmen French 106-pound weight class, Andrew Austin 126, Isaac Church 132, Lucas Willis 160, Cody Rice 170 and Nathaniel Box 285 all went 2-0 for the Tarpons in Class 2A. More. Lemon Bays Lance Schyck eyes first state wrestling titleMore. WRESTLING ROUNDUP. Lemon Bay High captures regional titleIn Class 3A, Hurricane wrestlers Angelo De Dona 113, Noah Wadle 120, Nicholas Giompalo 170 and Tylynn Lukens 182 are among the six area grapplers in Class 3A still alive for a gold medal. The other two are Venice Highs Bryce Taranto 120 and North Port Highs Dominic Joyce 170. Two are alive for the top spot on the podium in 1A. Lemon Bay Highs Lance Schyck 182 and Sarasota Military Academys Tyre Smith 195. A number of other area wrestlers could still win a medal but have to go through the wrestleback rounds. Action resumes at 9. 30 a. m. Saturday with the semifinals. The finals are scheduled to be wrestled on three mats at 6. 30 p. m. Dennis Maffezzoli is the deputy sports editor for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and chief reporter for Sarasota Herald-Tribune and HTpreps covering Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties. Support local journalism by subscribing.
Fourteen area wrestlers still alive in quest for a state championship