Wrestling Falls to Holy Cross, On to LA Classic

Posted January 17, 2020 / Last updated January 20, 2020

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Luke Battaglia gets a takedown.

The Jesuit High School (JHS) wrestling team took a tough loss to the Tigers of Holy Cross in its district-opening dual on Wednesday, Jan. 15. It was the first of three dual meets to be held in the Gayle & Tom Benson Arena for the 2020 district wrestling season. Before the next dual against the defending state champions of Brother Martin, the Blue Jays will compete in the 47th Louisiana Classic Tournament at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, La.

Check out the seeding for the whole tournament.

Junior Luke Battaglia and team captain Charlie Cyrus look to take advantage of their No. 2 seeds for the LA Classic. Battaglia and Cyrus joined Yates Hoffman as the three bright spots for Jesuit in the Holy Cross dual, with Battaglia earning a win by decision and his teammates earning wins by fall.

By the Numbers…

106  Brandon Gainy (Holy Cross) over Joseph Rosevally (Jesuit) (Dec 1-0)03
113  Evan Frost (Holy Cross) over Max Holmes (Jesuit) (Fall 3:44)06
120  Jacob Frost (Holy Cross) over Chris Charles (Jesuit) (Fall 1:18)06
126  Dylan Lauriano (Holy Cross) over Edward Blakemore (Jesuit) (Fall 1:55)06
132  Charles Sauerwin III (Holy Cross) over Jackson Ballay (Jesuit) (MD 13-5)04
138  Caruso Signorelli (Holy Cross) over Patrick McConnell (Jesuit) (MD 9-0)04
145  Luke Battaglia (Jesuit) over Cameron Doyle (Holy Cross) (Dec 4-1)30
152  Jake Romig (Holy Cross) over Winters McConnell (Jesuit) (MD 11-0)04
160  Russell Solomon (Holy Cross) over Ian Bohn (Jesuit) (MD 13-5)04
170  Charlie Cyrus (Jesuit) over Vincent Bourgeois (Holy Cross) (Fall 1:41)60
182  Hayden Brodanax (Holy Cross) over Tyler Autin (Jesuit) (Fall 1:05)06
195  Kade Morgan (Holy Cross) over Dominic Logiudice (Jesuit) (Fall 3:01)06
220  Beau Verdin (Holy Cross) over Joseph Barnett (Jesuit) (Inj. [time])06
285  Yates Hoffman (Jesuit) over Nicholas Eaton (Holy Cross) (Fall 3:11)60
Team Score:1555