Finals Results:

195lbs – Bubba Mancini (Salesianum) over Nick Alessandri (St. Mark’s) – Dec. 3-0

220lbs – Thomas Ott (Cape Henlopen) over Tommy Wilmoth (Salesianum) – Pin 3:00

285lbs – Zach Parker (Caesar Rodney) over Alrick Lassiter (William Penn) – Dec. 7-1

106lbs – Alebbo Monsanto (Smyrna) over Juwan Massey (Sussex Tech) Dec. 5-1

113lbs – Brent Fleetwood (Smyrna) over Kody Stevens (Polytech) Pin 3:03

120lbs – Micah Hight (Caesar Rodney) over Lars O’Neal (William Penn) Maj. Dec. 14-3

126lbs – Tyler Carney (Smyrna) over Jordan Olfus (Dover) Dec. 11-7

132lbs – Tony Scarfo (Caesar Rodney) over Kalen Wilson (Smyrna) Dec. 5-3

138lbs – Alvontae Drummond (Milford) over David Summerfield (Caravel) Maj. Dec. 9-1

145lbs – Daniel Downes (St. Mark’s) over Lou Fedele (Salesianum) Dec. 10-4

152lbs – Dayquan Foreman (William Penn) over Max Wilt (Caesar Rodney) Dec. 9-4

160lbs – Jarren Wilson (Smyrna) over Brandon Wolfe (Delcastle) Dec. 6-3

170lbs – Zach Boyles (Smyrna) over Michael Albanese (St. Georges Tech) Dec. 7-2

182lbs – Sam Lundin (Delaware Military Academy) over Keith Jones (Sussex Central) UTB 3-2

Notable Finishers:

106lbs – Brandon Hurd (St. Georges Tech) – 4th place

113lbs – Jake Chilson (St. Georges Tech) – 3rd place

120lbs – Jake Vick (Middletown) – 4th place

138lbs – Andrew Hughes (Appoquinimink) – 4th place

145lbs – David Talley (St. Georges Tech) – 5th place

160lbs – Rocco Hladney (St. Georges Tech) – 5th place

170lbs – Erich Schneider (Middletown) – 5th place

182lbs – Jason Ruiz-Waydelis (Middletown) – 6th place

220lbs – Austin Brant (Middletown) – 6th place

Over the weekend, the top wrestlers in the state gathered at Cape Henlopen for the 2013 DIAA Individual Wrestling State Tournament championship.

Michael Albanese of St. Georges Tech was the local standout; finishing second overall in the state at 170lbs. Albanese lost to Smyrna’s Zach Boyles, by a 7-2 decision, the win for Boyles was his second career state championship.

Albanese defeated Micky Mondestin of Lake Forest, Justin Lopez of Cape Henlopen and Seth Brosius of Caesar Rodney to advance to the finals before falling to Boyles.

The rest of the standout St. Georges Tech team had a very respectable tournament. Jake Chilson earned 3rd place in the state at 113lbs, Brandon Hurd took home 4th at 106lbs, while David Talley (145lbs) and Rocco Hladney (160lbs) took home 5th place honors for the Hawks.

The Middletown Cavaliers had 3 wrestlers place in the top 6 in their weight class over the weekend. Jake Vick took home 4th place at 120lbs, Erich Schneider 5th place at 170lbs, and Austin Brant took home 6th in the state at 220lbs.

Appoquinimink’s lone top 6 finisher was Andrew Hughes who finished 4th in the state at 138lbs.