RESULTS: 2A State Championship

The 13-time District Champion Olympic Heights Wrestling team travelled to the Silver Spurs Arena for 2A State on March 4th and 5th, 2016.States2016

HEADLINER

The Lions took 4th in 2A State.  4 Lions Wrestlers placed in the top 6: Paul Steger(5th), Ethan Altabet(6th), Dan Georges(3rd) and Laurence Kosoy(Champion)  Here are the full results:

Team Scores

 

1. Brandon 159.0
2. Riverdale (Fort Myers) 140.0
3. Jesuit (Tampa) – X 79.5
4. Olympic Heights (Boca Raton) 78.0
5. Lake Gibson (Lakeland) 61.0
6. Jensen Beach – X 57.5
7. Dixie Hollins (St. Petersburg) 54.0
8. Fort Myers 53.0
8. Leon (Tallahassee) 53.0
8. Venice 53.0
11. Palm Bay (Melbourne) 35.0
12. Lincoln (Tallahassee) 34.0
13. Belleview – X 32.5
14. Columbia (Lake City) 32.0
14. Tate (Cantonment) 32.0
16. Pasco (Dade City) 31.0
17. Gainesville 28.0
18. Palmetto Ridge (Naples) 27.0
19. Barron Collier (Naples) – X 26.0
20. Creekside (St. Johns) – X 25.0

 

Individual Results

 

113 Steger p. Jackson(MIDD) 1:29

113 Steger d. Haire(PDC) 8-3

113 Perry(LGL) d. Steger 5-2

113 Valverde(SB) d. Steger 7-1

113 Steger d. Porter(TACA) 4-3, 5th in State

 

126 Altabet md. Wood(TACA) 17-4

126 Minto(MCC) d. Altabet 10-8 OT

126 Altabet d. Ortiz(GG) 5-2

126 Altabet md. Rosetti(MIDD) 13-1

126 Klopman(JB) d. Altabet 5-2

126 Nesbit(ESTE) d. Altabet 5-3, 6th in State

132 Soto(CL) d. Peglow 9-2

132 Peglow md. Pickett(BT) 11-3

132 Smith(ERO) d. Peglow 5-3

 

152 Georges p. Bass(PAL) 5:05

152 Georges d. Heidt(ROTA) 5-4

152 Febus(LGL) d. Georges 3-2

152 Georges p. Dickman(CS) :56

152 Georges d. Grant(LETA) 3-2, 3rd in State

 

170 Kosoy p. Seidl(LAO) 3:13

170 Kosoy p. Hall(ELHS) 2:12

170 Kosoy p. Almeida-Torres(LIKI) 2:39

170 Kosoy p. Shoen(MIDD) 5:02, STATE CHAMPION

 

182 Buser(Jes) p. Jaffy 1:09

182 Stith(BT) p. Jaffy 1:23

 

195 McDonald(EWJ) d. Davidofsky 5-3

195 Davidofsky d. Simpson(BC) 7-2

195 Martinez(GOMI) d. Davidofsky 4-1

 

220 Castro p. Wilds(EWJ) 3:05

220 Davis(BC) d. Castro 7-5 OT

220 St.Charles(E) d. Castro 7-6

 

285 Santos(ELHS) d. Singer 2-1

285 Singer p. Gonzalez(JETA) 3:46

285 Singer d. Smith(DHHS) 5-2

285 Johnson(EWJ) md. Singer 15-4

 

Olympic Heights Individual Season Records

  • 106 Fabian Jaramillo FR, 20-23, 11 pins, Region Qualifier
  • 113 Paul Steger JR, 23-15, 9 pins, 5TH AT STATE
  • 120 Chance Scott JR, 27-17, 12 pins, Region Qualifier
  • 126 Ethan Altabet SR, 46-14, 15 pins, 6TH AT STATE
  • 132 Nick Peglow JR, 44-12, 16 pins, State Qualifier
  • 138 Dylan Pereira JR, 20-19, 7 pins, Region Qualifier
  • 145 Ethan Davis FR, 3-7, 2 pins, Region Qualifier
  • 152 Dan Georges SR, 48-3, 21 pins, 3RD AT STATE
  • 160 Sam Cannova JR, 39-9, 21 pins, Region Qualifier
  • 170 Laurence Kosoy SR, 53-1, 44 pins, STATE CHAMPION
  • 182 Troy Jaffy SO, 18-12, 4 pins, State Qualifier
  • 195 Garrett Davidofsky SR, 46-11, 15 pins, State Qualifier
  • 220 Alexi Castro SR, 38-2, 21 pins, State Qualifier
  • 285 Stefen Singer SR, 45-8, 29 pins, State Qualifier

 

HEIGHTS MEN’S WRESTLING NOTEBOOK BULLETS

 

  • The team placed 4th in 2A State and had 4 placers: Paul Steger(5th), Ethan Altabet(6th), Dan Georges(3rd) and Laurence Kosoy(Champion)
  • Senior Laurence Kosoy becomes the 2nd State Champion in school history.
  • Team stats for the tournament 19-16 Record, 43 takedowns, 9 pins and a 6-13 decision record.
  • Paul, Ethan, Dan and Laurence are the 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th state placers in school history.
  • Team finishes by year:
    • 2008: 43rd place          7 pts
    • 2009: 29th                    16 pts
    • 2010: 17th                    25 pts
    • 2011: 12th                    47 pts
    • 2012: 14th                    33 pts
    • 2013: 3rd                      93 pts
    • 2014: 9th                      53 pts
    • 2015: 17th                    27 pts
    • 2016: 4th                      78 pts
  • This is the 3rd time in 4 years that the team finished in the top 10 at State.
  • This is the 2nd highest finish in State and 2nd most placers in school history.
  • Senior Laurence Kosoy finishes with the most pins on the season:
    • Laurence Kosoy          44 pins(school record)
    • Stefen Singer              29 pins
  • Senior Laurence Kosoy finishes the season with the most takedowns:
    • Laurence Kosoy          237 takedowns(school record)
    • Ethan Altabet              170(second highest in school history)
    • Nick Peglow               108
  • Most wins on the season goes to Senior Laurence Kosoy:
    • Laurence Kosoy          53 wins
    • Dan Georges               48
    • Ethan and Garrett       46
  • Season statistical totals by year:

Year                Wins                            Takedowns                  Pins
2009                311                              541                              166
2010                302                              550                              183
2011                416                              754                              242
2012                466                              747                              275
2013                495                              1,115                           254
2014                468                              918                              213

2015
2016                506                              1187                            256

  • Next up for the Olympic Heights wrestling program is a full spring and summer of Freestyle and Greco-roman wrestling on the USA and AAU Wrestling circuit.  Conducting the off-season lift program. All of which culminats with the Disney Duals at the ESPN Worldwide Sports Complex on June 12-17, 2016.