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Tigers and Raiders too close to call at Sam Sara



After the first day of the Sam Sara Invitational, Holy Cross has a 6.5 lead over Rummel.  The Tigers amassed 83 points to the Raiders' 76.5.  A surprising Fontainebleau team is in third place with 69 points, followed by Grace King with 43.5.  Brusly and Covington are tied for 5th place with 42 points apiece.  Click here for a complete list of teams standings and access to brackets.

Brusly's Trevor Schermer "grapevines" Andre Walker of St. Thomas More at 132 lbs.

Shelby Elsworth of Denham Springs traded precarious positions... ...before finally gaining a pin over Cullen Couret of Holy Rosary at 138 lb.

The tournament is still "up for grabs."  Holy Cross has nine semifinalists while Rummel has ten.  The only #1 seed not to advance to the semifinals was Holy Cross' Austin Doyle, who lost a close 5-4 decision against St. Thomas More's Bryant Montero.

Denham Springs undefeated sophomore Christopher Marson waits for an official to call a pin in his 106 lb. match.
Weight First Semifinal Second Semifinal
106 (1) Christopher Marson (DS) vs. Logan Griffin (TJ) (2) Devyn Breaud (RUM) vs. Chris Zea (HC)
113 (1) Dylan Soileau (HC) vs. (4) Jonathan Davidi (GK)  (3) Nicholas des Bordes (MND) vs. (2) Jordan Hernandez (HVL)
120 (1) Alex Nicosia (HC) vs. (4) Lucky Prosper (MND) (3) Angelo Medina-Perez (GK) vs. (2) Baret Sanchez (BRU)
126 (1) Matt Calcote (RUM) vs. Dano Miller (CHM)* (3) Wyatt LeJeune (BRU) vs. (2) Collin Guerra (HC)
132 (1) Trevor Schermer (BRU) vs. (4) Nicholas Bonck (HC) (3) Jorge Sanchez (COX) vs. (2) Rick LaCava (RUM)
138 (1) Brent Matherne (TJ) vs. Christian Heningberg (GK) Michael Hart* (FNT) vs. (2) Joe Kerry (RUM)
145 (1) Tyler Frame (RUM) vs. Don Stufflebeam (BRU)* (3) Roland Landry (FNT) vs. (2) Grand Gods (RED)
152 Bryant Montero (StM)* vs. (4) Hunter Dempster (HVL) (3) Hayden Parsons (COV) vs. (2) Cody Lacoste (RUM)
160 (1) Alex Martin (DLS) vs. (4) Blaze d'Aquin (EHR) Koby Mancuso (BRU)* vs. (2) Brice Duhe (HC)
170 (1) Michael Darwin (RUM) vs. (4) John Brogdon (COV) (3) Ethan Eisenhardt (FNT) vs. (2) Dillon Prejean (BRU)
182 (1) Porter Dazet (HC) vs. Matthew Bowman (RUM) (3) Brendan Allen (COV) vs. (2) Ryan Baudoin (HNV)
195 (1) Daniel Relayson (HC) vs. Andrew Dismukes (RUM) Andrew Blanchard (EHR)* vs. (2) Daniel Priola (FNT)
220 (1) Michael Yeatman (HC) vs. Christopher Howard (GK) (3) Garrett Kugelmann (FNT) vs. (2) Blake Degioanni (MDV)
285 (1) Maycol Rizo (GK) vs. (4) Brandt O'Brien (RUM) (3) Travis Gardner (HC) vs. (2) Christian Ponson (FNT)
Alex Martin of De la Salle pulls Allison Ford of Holy Rosary to his back.
Holy Rosary's Reid DiMaggio bridges out of a pin by Rummel's Matt Calcote at 126 lbs.

* Indicates that wrestler defeated a higher seeded opponent.

Chris Zea of Holy Cross exposes
Ehret's Joshua Foster's back at 106 lb.
Jonathan Davadi of Grace King finishes
off Troy Bourgeois of Fisher at 113 lbs.
Riverdale's Justin Frost defies gravity by lifting Fontainebleau's
Christian Ponson off of the mat at 285 lbs.

Wrestling is slated to begin at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon with the semifinals matches.  When those matches are complete, the consolation semifinals round will begin.  At the conclusion of the round the finals and the consolation finals will begin. 

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