The seeds have been announced for the 2019 Class M wrestling tournament and Bunnell High boasts a trio of wrestlers amongst the top 10.
At 106 pounds, freshman Ryan McLaughlin of Bunnell, who had a 17-8 record this season, is seeded 12th out of 23 wrestlers. Stratford’s Misaell Diaz (14-13) is 15th.
At 113 pounds, Bunnell’s Connor Souza (11-6) is seeded 11th in a 24-wrestler field.
At 120 pounds, Stratford’ Sean Meisel (14-13) is seeded 18th amongst 25 wrestlers while Bunnell’s Devin Rudd (3-7) is 24th.
At 126 pounds, Michael Amorando is seeded fifth with a record of 15-2. His two losses are the two fewest in the division, but he missed some matches early in the season. Stratford’s Tanner Mitchell (20-8) is seeded eighth in the field of 22 wrestlers.
At 132 pounds, Tanner Roper of Bunnell (10-7) is seeded 16th in a field of 28 wrestlers. Stratford’s Michael Coda (4-17) is the 25th seed.
At 138 pounds, Julia DeMatteo (22-6) is the No. 8 seed while Stratford’s Joshua Kydes (4-11) is the 22nd seeded. This competitive field has 13 of 22 wrestlers with 20 wins or more.
At 145 pounds, Bunnell’s Francis Mahar (8-12) and Stratford’s Sam Schumann (3-5) find themselves as the 19th and 20th seeds, respectively.
At 152 pounds, Bunnell’s Craig Pressley (2-6) and Stratford’s Drilon Nasufi (2-21) are amongst the field.
At 160 pounds, Bunnell’s Luke McLaughlin is the 18th seeded with a 6-9 record.
At 170 pounds, Nick DeMancge of Bunnell (13-8) is seeded 12th in a 22-wrestler field. Stratford’s Anouar Agbere (4-8) is seeded 19th.
At 182 pounds, Spenser Tote of Bunnell is seeded 16th with a 5-8 mark.
At 195 pounds, Brandon Toscano (20-7) is the seventh seed.
At 220 pounds, Bunnell’s Tyree Hall (7-1) is slated to compete with a 17th seed.
And, at 285 pounds, Bunnell’s CJ Falotico (20-8) is seeded sixth in a 19-wrestler field.
The Class M championship wrestling event will be held at Guilford High School, starting tonight at 4:30 p.m., and continuing on Saturday at 9 a.m.