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Prep Report 1-23-23

By Staff | Jan 23, 2023



John Joyce Memorial

At North Port Hight School

Two Mariner wrestlers captured titles Saturday in the John Joyce Memorial tournament in North Port.

Maximus Brady (126 pounds) and Christopher Minto (160) won their weight classes.

Brady (36-1), who won a state title in 2022, defeated Matthew Velasco of Somerset by a 6-0 decision in the 126-pound final. At 160, two-time defending state champion Minto improved to 35-1 by defeating Kendrick Hodge of Somerset by a 5-0 decision.

Chaos Sanchez of Mariner (18-9) finished second at 195 pounds, losing by fall to North Port’s Carmichael Gonzalez in the championship match.

Cape Coral also had a second-place finisher. Richard Albert lost for only the second time this season (23-2), a squeaker as Barron Collier’s Enis Lijikovic pulled out a 3-2 decision.

106: Isaac Towenko (CC) fourth. 113: Robert Albert (CC) third. 120: Richard Albert (CC) second. 126: Maximus Brady (M) first. 145: Judd Cole (CC) sixth. 152: Hansel Pompa-Mauri (M) fourth. 160: Christopher Minto (M) first. 170: Tyler Charette (CC) fourth, Clark Daley (M) fifth. 182: Frederick Harley (CC) fourth. 195: Chaos Sanchez (M) second.

Jack Staples Duals

At Naples High School

Results: 1. Christopher Columbus, 2. Belen Jesuit, 3. Naples, 4. Gulf Coast, 5. Island Coast, 6. Lely.

Gulf Coast d. Island Coast 39-24: 106: Wyatt Alexander (IC) d. Tyler Longo, fall 1:33. 132: Jimmy Barkell (IC) d. Aiden Ziewlinski, fall 5:36. 152: Julian Gonzales (IC) d. Allan Zhou, fall 0:49. 285: Justin Niccum (IC) by forfeit.

Belen Jesuit d. Island Coast 45-33: 106: Alexander d. Samuel Mazman, fall 2:57. 120: Jaxson Anderson (IC) d. Luis Souto, fall 0:35. 138: Justin Russell (IC) by forfeit. 152: Gonzales d. Noah Levy, fall 1:25. 195: Bladimir Palomo-Castro (IC) d. Peter Raymond, fall 0:50. 285: Niccum d. Antonio Gonzalez SV 12-0.

Naples d. Island Coast 30-24: 132: Barkell d. Giovanni Aragon, fall 2:34. 10: Gonzales d. Tyler McCabe, fall 1:19. 195: Palomo-Castro d. Ryan Piloto, fall 1:14. 285: Niccum d. Kaleb Musse, fall 4:28.

Island Coast d. Lely 30-22: 113: Alexander by forfeit. 120: Anderson d. Jackson Zunzunegui, fall 0:44. 132: Russell by forfeit. 145: Geno Pagan (IC) by forfeit. 152: Anthony Blanton (IC) by forfeit. 160: Gonzales by forfeit. 195: Palomo-Castro d. Jose Raga, fall 0:49.

Christopher Columbus d. Island Coast 76-3: 152: Gonzales d. Robert Rodriguez Del Rey, decision 8-5.


Lady Wave Girls IBT

At Fort Myers High School

107: Isabella Hull (NFM) fourth. 117: Isabella Parker (CC) seventh. 122: Taylor Miranda (CC) fourth. 127: Gabriella Sergi (NFM) second. Addison Kloetzke (CC) eighth. 132: Yanelis Martinez (CC) seventh. 137: Mallorie Alcorn (NFM) fourth, Aikaterini Korelidou (M) seventh. 142: Madison Wheeler (M) fourth, Aniya Coffil (NFM) sixth. Melanie Lamb (NFM) eighth. 147: Hannah Galluzzo (NFM) fourth, Rosalee Murray (NFM) fifth. 172: Terezia Mihaly (CC) fourth. 192: Taliyah Duprea (NFM) fourth, Mckyla Niccum (IC) sixth.


Sarasota 64, Mariner 58: In Sarasota, the Sailors (17-4) snapped the Tritons’ (14-9) four-game winning streak.



Mariner 3, Cape Coral 1: Defending Class 5A state champion Mariner will go into the District 5A-11 tournament with a record of 13-3-1 with a victory over the Seahawks (11-6) to close out the regular season. Cape had won eight matches in a row before Friday’s defeat. Ryleigh Acosta had a goal and an assist, Gloria Quintanilla and Sophia Vianest scored, and Eva Ramirez made an assist for the Tritons.

North Fort Myers 3, Naples 1: North’s Red Knights (9-2-3) handed the Golden Eagles (8-1-3) their first loss of the season. The Red Knights ended regular-season play on a four-match winning streak.

North Port 3, Oasis 0: The Sharks will enter District 3A-8 tournament play with a 9-5-1 record.

Bishop Verot 4, Lely 0: Jillian Haataja, Jordan Mikolajski and Lila Dinkel each posted a goal and an assist for the Vikings (5-6-1). Olivia Marsh also scored, and Alyvia Mueller contributed two assists.


Mariner 64, Cape Coral 59: Mariner (14-8) won its fourth in a row, getting a road victory against archrival Cape (11-8).

North Fort Myers 69, Dunbar 66: The Red Knights improved to 6-11, keeping Dunbar winless (0-11).

SW Florida Christian 59, Bishop Verot 37: The Vikings fell to 2-16 with a loss in the Private 8 Conference tournament.


Gateway 55, Oasis 37: Maci Stambaugh scored 17 points and Brynn Stambaugh 14 for the Sharks (6-11).


North Port 2, Oasis 0: In their regular-season finale, the Sharks (11-4-1) fell to North Port (9-7-1).