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Damari Reed, seen here at a tournament in January, was one of two Shepard wrestlers to qualify for the 3A Hinsdale Central Sectional. Reed was the 152-pound champion at the Marist Regional on Feb. 5. Teammate Gabe Smith placed 2nd at 195. Photo by Jason Maholy

Damari Reed, seen here at a tournament in January, was one of two Shepard wrestlers to qualify for the 3A Hinsdale Central Sectional. Reed was the 152-pound champion at the Marist Regional on Feb. 5. Teammate Gabe Smith placed 2nd at 195. Photo by Jason Maholy

Area wrestlers advance to sectionals

From Staff Reports

The following wrestlers have qualified for sectional competition after placing in the top three at their respective regional tournaments.

(Name, class, finish at regional)

 

Class 3A Marist Regional

Marist

George Marinopoulos, Fr, 2nd at 106

Michael Esteban, Fr, 1st at 113

Will Denny, Fr, 2nd at 120

Jesse Herrera, Jr, 1st at 126

Matthew Cornfield, So, 2nd at 132

Owen Dunlap, Sr, 1st at 138

Rickey Ericksen, Fr, 1st at 145

Andrew Dado, Jr, 2nd at 152

Tommy Boland, Sr, 1st at 160

Jake Liberatore, Jr, 1st at 170

Conor Phelan, So, 1st at 182

Pete Marinopoulos, Jr, 1st at 195

Ghee Rachal, Sr, 1st at 220

Michael Maloney, So, 3rd at 285

 

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Sandburg’s Kevin Zimmer, seen here at a tournament in January, placed first at 285 pounds at the Class 3A Marist Regional to remain unbeaten and advance to the Hinsdale Central Sectional. Zimmer is one of 10 Eagles who will compete at the sectional. Photo by Jason Maholy

Sandburg

Rocco Hayes, Fr, 1st at 106

Ryan Hinger, Fr, 2nd at 113

Sammie Hayes, Sr, 1st at 120

Kasey Kolke, Sr, 2nd at 126

Zac Ritter, So, 3rd at 132

Nick Edelen, Sr, 3rd at 138

John Thompson, Jr, 3rd at 160

George Pavlenko, Sr, 2nd at 170

Max Pitura, Jr, 2nd at 182

Yazan Arafeh, Sr, 2nd at 220

Kevin Zimmer, Sr, 1st at 285

 

Shepard

Damari Reed, Sr, 1st at 152

Gabe Smith, Sr, 2nd at 195

 

Stagg

Mohammed Ahmed, Sr, 2nd at 138

Durango Valles, Fr, 3rd at 145

Luke Barham, So, 3rd at 152

Mark Jones, Sr, 3rd at 182

 

 

Class 3A Mt. Carmel Regional

Mt. Carmel

Seth Mendoza, Fr, 1st at 106

Damian Resendez, So, 1st at 113

Jairo Acuna, Fr, 1st at 120

Sergio Lemley, Jr, 1st at 126

Eddie Enright, So, 1st at 132

Nam Doan, Jr, 1st at 138

Marcus Milianti, Sr, 1st at 152

Colin Kelley, So, 1st at 160

Owen Jacobson, Sr, 2nd at 170

Rylan Breen, So, 1st at 182

Elliot Lewis, Sr, 1st at 195

John McKeon, Sr, 1st at 220

Ryan Boersma, Sr, 1st at 285

 

Oak Lawn

Eduardo Nunez, So, 2nd at 120

Hunter Gray, Jr, 2nd at 152

Rakan Eid, Jr, 2nd at 160

Hani Odeh, Jr, 1st at 170

Evan Zambrano, Sr, 2nd at 195

 

 

Class 2A St. Rita Regional

Brother Rice

Dan Tait, Fr, 3rd at 106

Bobby Conway, Fr, 1st at 120

James Bennett, So, 2nd at 126

Jack O’Connor, Fr, 2nd at 132

Al Perez, Sr, 1st at 138

Connor Nelligan, Sr, 2nd at 145

Charles Connolly, Jr, 1st at 152

Nate Chirillo, Sr, 1st at 160

Tommy Bennett, Sr, 1st at 170

Colin Ashley, Sr, 2nd at 182

Gabino Perez, Fr, 1st at 195

Jimmy Hogan, Sr, 3rd at 220

Pat Galeher, Jr, 2nd at 285

 

Evergreen Park

Johan Bonilla, Fr, 1st at 106

Axel Rubalcava, Jr, 3rd at 126

Aseal Rubalcava, Jr, 2nd at 160

Mike Torres, Sr, 2nd at 170

James Williams, Sr, 1st at 182

Connor Rinearson, Sr, 2nd at 195

Eduardo Antunez, So, 1st at 220

 

Richards

Luke Kawa, Jr, 3rd at 132

Dom Paul, So, 3rd at 138

Xavier Lara, Jr, 3rd at 145

Mike Taheny, Fr, 2nd at 152

Maen Jillani, Fr, 3rd at 160

Nate Conway, Sr, 3rd at 182

Adnan Abuziir, Jr, 2nd at 220

 

St. Rita

Austin Dangles, Jr, 1st at 113

Donovan Allen, Fr, 2nd at 120

Griffin Duffin, Sr, 1st at 126

Sean Larkin, So, 1st at 132

Connor Pasch, Fr, 2nd at 138

Isaac Gaytan-Reilly, Sr, 1st at 145

Jon Fulgencio, Jr, 3rd at 170

Juan Fulgencio, Sr, 3rd at 285

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