Catholic High wins St. Amant Duals
Catholic High of Baton Rouge is always a contender and a factor at the Division I level in wrestling.
With this year’s state tournament set to take place in at the River Center in Baton Rouge, the Bears are looking to make a challenge to the juggernaut that is Brother Martin, along with St. Paul’s, Holy Cross, East Ascension and St. Amant.
Catholic served notice Saturday that is must be taken seriously, winning the St. Amant Duals in Gonzales.
The Bears defeated East Ascension 43-30, downed Fontainebleau 65-16, beat Destrehan 66-14, handled Lakeshore 73-3 and in the championship match, whipped host St. Amant 46-19.
Against the Gators, the Bears won nine of 13 matches contested.
Scoring pins in the title match for Catholic were Ethan Winchester (113) and James Lauve (195).
Fontainebleau finished sixth, Lakeshore was eighth and Destrehan finished ninth.
St. Amant Duals Team Results:
• 1st Place – Catholic (BR)
• 2nd Place – St. Amant
• 3rd Place – East Ascension
• 4th Place – Zachary
• 5th Place – Dutchtown
• 6th Place – Fontainebleau
• 7th Place – Live Oak
• 8th Place – Lakeshore
• 9th Place – Destrehan
• 10th Place – Baton Rouge High
1st Place Match
• Catholic defeated St. Amant 46-19.
3rd Place Match
• East Ascension defeated Zachary 60-15.
5th Place Match
• Dutchtown defeated Fontainebleau 49-30.
7th Place Match
• Live Oak defeated Lakeshore 42-33.
9th Place Match
• Destrehan defeated Baton Rouge High 45-24.
Catholic defeated St. Amant 46-19
• 138 – Jaden Shirley (St. Amant) over Elijah Gilmore (Catholic) Fall 4:42
• 145 – Peter Kelly (Catholic) over Avery Madere (St. Amant) TF 17-2
• 152 – Gavin Schwartz (Catholic) over Mason LaFleur (St. Amant) Maj 10-1
• 160 – Richard Carroll (Catholic) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
• 170 – Fred Garrison Jr. (St. Amant) over Thomas Domangue (Catholic) Maj 16-8
• 182 – Conrad Mitchell (St. Amant) over Zach Pellerin (Catholic) Fall 0:23
• 195 – James Lauve (Catholic) over Corey Savoy (St. Amant) Fall 3:33
• 220 – Jermiane Vessell (Catholic) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
• 285 – Christian Mannino (Catholic) over Eric Bautista (St. Amant) Maj 11-1
• 106 – Grant Grizzaffi (Catholic) over Johnny Laris (St. Amant) Dec 10-6
• 113 – Ethan Winchester (Catholic) over Cole Comeuax (St. Amant) Fall 3:28
• 120 – Watts Goodson (Catholic) over Ty Didier (St. Amant) Dec 7-3
• 126 – Mason Acosta (Catholic) over Ephraim Craddock (St. Amant) Dec 6-2
• 132 – Jace Chenevert (St. Amant) over Andrew Kleinpeter (Catholic) Dec 7-1
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