Second teamName School Year Wt. RecordFranco ValdesSomersetSeventh10650-5Alex UhreSt. Thomas AquinasJunior11325-3Jamel MorrisCardinal GibbonsSophomore12043-5Brandon ConroySomersetSenior12628-7Bryan BetancourtSouth BrowardSenior13239-4Anthony ColonSt. Thomas AquinasJunior13829-3Kenny BoydStranahanSophomore14535-6Victor AlfaroCardinal GibbonsSenior15241-5Gio JeovenettaSt. Thomas AquinasJunior16048-6Jeiko DeSilveriaCardinal GibbonsJunior17024-6Robert KratmanChaminade-MadonnaSenior18225-8Giovanni SantoroCypress BaySenior19544-6David LimaCalvary ChristianSenior22031-7Gavin RickettsWesternSeniorHWT29-7Honorable Mention
American Heritage: Justin Cohen, Nicolas James, Oliver Lolus, Aaron Weisberg; Archbishop McCarthy: Radley Gillis, Trevor Johnson; Blanche Ely: Carvens Joseph, Aris Knight, Brandon Wiggins, Steven Castenda; Calvary Christian: Ben Moortgat, Jeremy Ramirez; Cardinal Gibbons: Anthony Vazquez, Nick Davis, Rodney Thomas, Russell Scott, Trevor Martin; Chaminade-Madonna: David Colatori, Daniel Colartori, Nick Taubray, Patrick Fitzgerald, Steve Madrigal; Cooper City: Jordan Sanchez, Eric Perez; Coral Glades: Luis Rugeles, Cesar Azcarate; Coral Springs: Curtis Boyette, Ricardo Herazo, Kyle Eggnata, Sam Senner, Robert Slapikas, Nelson Compere, Romario Anderson, Anthony Macias; Coral Springs Charter: Alex Rosa, Adam Hude; Cypress Bay: Dakota Concepcion, Dylan Seidle; Deerfield Beach: Nick Christos, Chaz Sapp, Bryant Valle; Dillard: Stephan Wilson; Douglas: Dan Oliva, Chase Crus; Everglades: Ryan Kuse, Lazaro Lopez, Quinton Tenner; Flanagan: Steven Nogradi, Justin Chin-Powell, Dimitri Lindsay; Fort Lauderdale: Jesus Perea, Jonathan Baca; Hallandale: Randy Garay; McArthur: Derrick Walker, Jose Torres; Miramar: Joshua Brown, Alex Lesnese, Tuqwen Stone, Kervin Dume; Monarch: Kevin Kobayashi, Kyle Nieter; Northeast: Berry Jean; Nova: Kyle Shaw, Warren Whyte, Michael Marshall; Piper: Osbert Jean; Plantation: Sheldon Smith, Malique Johnson, Monty Nelson; St. Thomas Aquinas: Jona Gomes, Sal Guerrio, Nick Perz, John Weiss, Brad Mills; Somerset: Caleb Carter, Jonathan LaFountaine, Ravaughn Grey; South Broward: Alexandre Lopouchanski, James Mitchell, Edward Pierce, Daniel Delevoe; Stranahan: Austin Parkes; Taravella: Felipe Souza.
Coach of the Year Simon Dritz
2011-12 record: 20-15
Comment: In his second stint as the head wrestling coach at Blanche Ely, Dritz has again turned the Tigers into a respectable opponent in Broward County. Dritz spent eight years at Ely, then took a year off before returning two years ago. The Ohio State graduate said he likes the direction the program is heading and why not with the success following the 2011-12 season had. The team finished in the top 10 at the BCAA County Championships, finished second at its district tournament, sending nine wrestlers to the regional tournament. From there, Carvens Joseph and Aris Knight qualified for the Class 2A state tournament in Lakeland.
Quote: "We changed the philosophy here at Ely. I thought this year was unreal in what the team accomplished. We met every goal that we set as a team. My job becomes easy when the kids that come in, are dedicated, want to learn how to wrestle and compete. There's so much young talent, but we need to keep them involved."Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun