Wrestling Receives Wake-Up Call, Preps for District Showdown
On Wednesday night the Jesuit wrestling team and its fan base watched Holy Cross celebrate senior night in the Tigers’ gymnasium before the dual meet began. Home mat advantage was certainly in effect from the start, as every whistle stimulated a loud reaction from the Holy Cross bleachers.
The Blue Jays were able to finish the meet strong, winning two of their last three matches. But the earlier falls they surrendered were impossible to overcome in the eventual 53-9 wake-up call they received from the Tigers, who opened the meet with five straight victories. Even a comfortable heavyweight victory from Jesuit team captain Perry Ganci could not silence the home crowd, for the Tigers answered with five more wins until Luke Battaglia (138) and Colby Queyrouze (145) broke the streak.
Jesuit wrestlers continue to compete against each other in order to prepare for the district and state tournaments that lie ahead.
Through the Lens…
By the Numbers…
|Weight Class||Match Summary||HC||JHS|
|160||Mason Macaluso (Holy Cross) over William Murrett (Jesuit) (Fall 2:21)||6||0|
|170||Cameron Frost (Holy Cross) over Darren Ferrier (Jesuit) (TF 15-0 4:13)||5||0|
|182||Cameron Frost (Holy Cross) over Dennis Dougherty (Jesuit) (TF 19-3 2:44)||5||0|
|195||Logan Heffner (Holy Cross) over Jack Grady (Jesuit) (Dec 5-1)||3||0|
|220||Ryan Doody (Holy Cross) over Jacob Kieff (Jesuit) (Fall 2:38)||6||0|
|285||Perry Ganci (Jesuit) over Cole Baiamonte (Holy Cross) (Dec 11-4)||0||3|
|106||Evan Frost (Holy Cross) over Garrett Derbes (Jesuit) (TF 15-0 2:08)||5||0|
|113||Jacob Frost (Holy Cross) over Anthony Rosevally (Jesuit) (TF 19-2 6:00)||5||0|
|120||Dylan Lauriano (Holy Cross) over Max Holmes (Jesuit) (MD 14-5)||4||0|
|126||Michael Lundin (Holy Cross) over Ashton Stevens (Jesuit) (TF 25-10 6:00)||5||0|
|132||Caruso Signorelli (Holy Cross) over Luke Eccles (Jesuit) (Dec 11-7)||3||0|
|138||Luke Battaglia (Jesuit) over Russell Solomon (Holy Cross) (Dec 9-6)||0||3|
|145||Colby Queyrouze (Jesuit) over Logan LaCoste (Holy Cross) (Dec 8-2)||0||3|
|152||Brady Butler (Holy Cross) over Charlie Cyrus (Jesuit) (Fall 1:54)||6||0|
|Dual Meet Score||53||9|
In His Words…
After the meet, head wrestling coach Sheridan Moran said, “All we can do is put the boots back on and get to work. Yes, there are some technical adjustments that need to be made, but that dual meet was not a technical deficiency. It had a lot to do with fight and heart. Dual meets are all about pride…we need to have more pride in being Jesuit wrestlers.”
On the Horizon…
The District Championships will be held at Brother Martin on Saturday, Jan. 26. Crescent City Sports will live stream the event.
The link to the Catholic League wrestling finals live stream is: http://crescentcitysports.com/live-game-streams/