SNOW HILL, Md. – This past weekend the MPSSAA 2A/1A East Regional Wrestling Championship was held at Snow Hill High School.
The East Region itself consists of 24 schools from the Bayside and Upper Chespeake Conferences.
The top eight to 10 wrestlers at each weight class advance to this second post season tournament through either seed points or placing in their own district tournament.
These young athletes are competing to place in the top 4 of their weight class in this tournament in order to earn a ticket to the Maryland State Tournament.
Out of the 56 total spots available that would advance a wrestler to states the Bayside Conference wrestlers took 30 of them.
There were Bayside wrestler crowned champion in 12 out of 14 weight classes. If you would like to see the State Brackets please click here.
Listed Below are the individual placings for each weight class:
106: 1)Pete Lemmons (Queen Anne) 2) Dazheem Emory Cambridge-SD) 3) Gabe Nuzzo (North East) 4) Logan Trader (Mardela)
113: 1)Maximus Bentley (Easton) 2) Reilly McIntyre (North Caroline) 3) Damon Hardy (Snow Hill) 4) Hayden Hancharich Bohemia Manor)
120: 1) Ryan Bauer (North Caroline) 2) Jon Price (Rising Sun) 3)
Tyler Kelley (Bohemia Manor) 4) Jeff Leonard (Perryville)
126: 1) Eric Smith (Queen Anne) 2) Colin Day (North East) 3) Ethan Harvey (Patterson Mill) 4) Camden Harrison (Easton)
132: 1) Decklan Fischer (Snow Hill) 2) Joshua Mitchell (North Harford) 3) Josh Ford (Falston) 4) Rhian Silsley (North Caroline)
138: 1) Silas Filliaux (Rising Sun) 2) Alex Lloyd (Havre de Grace) 3) Seth Layton (North Caroline) 4) Hunter Zacerous (Perryville)
145: 1) Dylan Finlay (Kent Island) 2) Jordon Myers (Patterson Mill) 3) Jarrett Hunter (Perryville) 4) Trenton Hillard (North Caroline)
152: 1) Mizell Cooper (North Dorchester) 2) Nick Leisenring (Kent Island) 3) Jared Pomfrey (Harford Tech) 4) Cody Holder (North Caroline)
160: 1) Tyler Bauer (North Caroline) 2) Marshall Johnston (North East) 3) Nathan David (Perryville) 4) Kevin Le (Patterson Mill)
170: 1) Evan Mansfield (Snow Hill) 2) Christian Wilson (Falston) 3) Jake Hipps (Kent Island) 4) Richie Moore (Rising Sun)
182: 1) Hunter Crowley (Patterson Mill) 2) Gabe Dennis (Snow Hill) 3) Joey Bunce (Kent Island) 4) Noah Schall (North Caroline)
195: 1) Jordan Gabriel (Colonel Richardson) 2) Jordan Bishop (Snow Hill) 3) Alex Grable (North Caroline) 4) Taylor Cimorosi (Rising Sun)
285: 1) Jose Vazquez (Parkside) 2) Steve Thomas (Perryville) 3) Angelo Moore (Queen Anne) 4) Jesse Fenner (Havre de Grace)
Coach Tim Frey and North Caroline wrestlers were able to pull out another tournament team score win with 178.5 points. Behind them were Patterson Mill with 104 points, Kent Island in third with 100.5 points, and the hosting school Snow Hill in fourth with 99 points. Click for full list.
The Bayside was also represented by Stephen Decatur and James M. Bennett High School in the 4A/3A East Regional Tournament held at Severna Park High School this weekend. Decatur sends Jagger Clapsadle (1st @ 106), Cade Solito (4th @ 120 but will not wrestle at states due to injury), Jeremy Danner (4th @ 126), and Caleb Bourne (1st @ 220). Bennett sends Nico D’Amico (3rd @ 106), Patrick Hughes (4th @ 113), and Micah Reddish (4th @ 170).
If you would like to come support these Bayside athletes at the state championship, it will take place this coming weekend, March 2-3, 2018, at the Showplace Arena in Upper Marlboro, Md.
Below are two links to two videos: one is from the Bayside Conference Tournament in Cambridge and the other is from the Regional Tournament in Snow Hill. If any of your wrestlers would like their footage please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org