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Senior Luis Forestal (2018)

Men's Wrestling takes third at District
2/16/2018 10:27:00 PM

Bolstered by seven top-four finishes, Men's Wrestling placed third in the ten-team District Championship in the House of Payne Friday night. DP tallied 97 points, trailing Apopka and West Orange while outpacing Wekiva by six points. Senior Luis Forestal earned the runner-up medal in the 182-pound class, while senior Ja Kiel Etienne took home the silver medal as well for the 170-pound division. Junior Tyrese Hicks had a great tournament, placing second in the 113-pound class, and the Panthers had four more wrestlers competing in the consolation bracket championship. Sophomore Ja Breil Etienne pinned Olympia at 2:27 to earn a bronze medal in the 138-pound division and senior Shaquille Kellyman's takedown in overtime defeated Wekiva, 3-1, to earn the bronze medal at 220. Sophomore Andre Young placed fourth at 195 pounds and freshman Jonnie Dassie was fourth as well at 113 pounds. All seven wrestlers will advance to the Regional Tournament next Friday at Hagerty HS.

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