Sentinel's all-area wrestling team


Jake Spengler

Sr., Lake Highland Prep, 152

The Buzz: Three-time state champion will wrestle at Virginia Tech.

Fox Baldwin

Jr., Kissimmee Osceola, 160

The Buzz: Four-time state champion has oral commitment to Virginia.


Joey Silva

8th, Lake Highland, 106

The Buzz: Won 42 matches on way to first state title.

Jake Brindley

Fr., Lake Highland, 113

The Buzz: Two-time state champion defeated Fort Lauderdale Cardinal Gibbons' Kennedy Monday in state final.

John Locksmith

Soph., Osceola, 120

The Buzz: Region champ won four matches in Lakeland to earn third-place finish.

Zach German

Sr., Harmony, 126

The Buzz: District champ won 47 matches before skin condition ended season early.

Elijah Cleary

Soph., Lake Highland, 132

The Buzz: Completed season with 38 wins and second-place finish at state.

Max Wohlabaugh

Fr., Bishop Moore, 138

The Buzz: Freshman pulled off biggest upset in Lakeland, defeating three-time reigning state champ for title.

Giovanny Bonilla

Soph., Osceola, 145

The Buzz: Placed fourth in one of deepest weight classes in Florida after failing to reach regions last season.

Spencer Lacey

Sr., Osceola, 170

The Buzz: Three-time state placer also competes on weightlifting team and played football.

Sawyer Root

Sr., Harmony, 182

The Buzz: Won state title in Lakeland this year and in Alaska as junior.

Dylan Meeks

Fr., Dr. Phillips, 195

The Buzz: Lost one match all season on way to first state title in school history.

Ben Cruz

Sr., Osceola, 220

The Buzz: State champion is looking at Maryland, Northern Illinois, North Carolina and several other schools.

Colby Meeks

Jr., Dr. Phillips, 285

The Buzz: Region and district champ finished second in state tournament in Lakeland.


Brandon Staley, Jr., Winter Springs, 113; Anthony Petrone, Jr., Lake Highland, 138; Jordan Mainer, Sr., Edgewater, 160; Colton Jackson, Sr., The Villages, 160; David Moodie, Jr., Winter Springs, 182; Franklin Lantigua, Jr., Osceola, 182; Jack Bales, Sr., Edgewater, 220

Brant Parsons

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