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A-3 wrestling: Jesuit wraps up region title, qualifies seven for state

FORT MYERS — Jesuit won its first region championship since 2004 on Friday at the A-3 region tournament.

Seniors Kevin Nichols (27-6, 145 pounds) and Michael Lamoureux (19-4, 215 pounds) won their respective weight classes to lead Jesuit, which finished with 153.5 points.

"I'm so proud of my team," Jesuit coach Mike Scicchitano said. "I'm so happy for everybody, not just the ones going to state. …It's a great day for Jesuit wrestling."

Jesuit qualified seven for next weekend's state finals in Lakeland. Any wrestler who places among the top four of his or her weight class advances. Christian Dominguez and Vince Lombardo each placed second at 112 and 171, respectively. Anthony Cimino took third at 140, and Connor Gallagly finished fourth at 189.

"Our team has just been doing really well and working hard," Nichols said. "It's great to be a regional finalist and regional champs; it feels awesome."

Tampa Bay area teams produced 10 region champions.

Northside Christian led the way with three: Brian Travis (43-5) won at 112, Dalton Dennis (41-2) at 125 and Anthony Melillo (45-6) at 130. Aaron Hartman, Dryden Dennis and Cliff Barker each qualified with third-place finishes to help Northside place second (136.5).

James Flint (32-5) and Troy Joyce (32-8) won titles for Tampa Bay Christian at 103 and 119. Lennard's Ian Mills (35-5) won at 140.

A-3 wrestling: Jesuit wraps up region title, qualifies seven for state 02/12/10 [Last modified: Friday, February 12, 2010 11:25pm]
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