Sailors place seven at Bidwell Invitational


Sailors place seven at Bidwell Invitational


Date: January 30, 2014
by: Jen Blanco | Sports Editor



The Sarasota High wrestling team finished third at the 20-team Ryan Bidwell Invitational Jan. 25 and Jan. 26, at Lemon Bay.

Seven of the nine Sailor grapplers that attended the tournament placed in their respective weight classes.
Freshman Chance Sharbono (113 pounds), junior Gerad Ross (182) and senior Toby Baker (220) each won first place. Baker also was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrestler. With the win, Sharbono set the freshman wins record. He’s currently 55-4 heading into this weekend’s district tournament. Baker posted his 159th career win and is one win away from tying the Sailors all-time win record.
Yosbeil Garcia, Chris Giuffre, Steven Mercadante and Matthew Beck also placed.

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