Jesuit and Teurlings Catholic seesaw over the top spot
December 6th, 2024 | Written by: Editor



The Teurlings Catholic Rebels and the Jesuit Blue Jays vied back-and-forth re team points, and after the semifinals it was the Blue Jays who led by three point.  Jesuit scored 243.5 points to 240.5 points for Teurlings Catholic.  The "Blood Rounds" have kept this close, so the title should be determined in the finals.  The Blue Jays will need an upset, though.

Place School Points Finalists Favorites
1 Jesuit 243.5 7 3
2 Teurlings Catholic 240.5 7 5
3 Rummel 190.5 3 0
4 East Ascension 189 3 2
5 Dutchtown 180 2 0

Jesuit and Teurlings Catholic both have seven wrestlers in the finals.  The Rebels have four high seeds those, whereas the Blue Jays only have two  Four of the finals matches are head-to-head Rebel vs. Blue Jay matches, and Teurlings Catholic has the higher seed in three of those match, and in five finals matches overall, which gives a slight advantage to the Rebels.  Yet the Blue Jays have four second-highest seeds and Teurlings has none.  Four head-to-head semifinals matches between Rebels and Blue Jays.  "Blood matches' and bonus points may be the difference come the end of wrestling Saturday night.  Again, keep in mind that the Blue Jays are anchored by top seeds Jackson Calderaro at 215 lbs. and Spencer Lanosga at 285 lbs. 

NS = Non-scorer.

Weight Higher Seed Lower Seed Notes
106 (2) Michael Barnett
Landen Modica
Modica upset teammate and top-seed Liam Ritchie.  Monica is not a scoring wrestler for the Raider.  Barnett beat fellow Blue Jay Brady Hunter but Barnett is a scorer for Jesuit.
113 (1) Foster Peterson
St. Thomas More
(2) Dominic Durham
These to have not faced each other this season.  They do have a mutual opponent in Lakeshore's Bryce Latino, though.  Durham defeat Latino 15-9.  Peterson has two wins over Latino: a a 17-9 MD and an 8-4 decision
120 (1) Alex Rozas
Teurlings Catholc
(2) Bodi Harris
This is a match between two defending state champions.  Rozas defeated North Desoto's Jacob Kershaw to maintain an undefeated season.  Harris won a Division I title over Grant Grizzaffi of Catholic.  This would be a good time to remind Rozas that one cannot take any Blue Jays lightly with less than a month before the state championship.
126 (1) Tyson Roach
Sam Houston
(3) Kaiden Triche
Roach defeated Trich in 1:44 in a November 25th dual meet.
132 (1) Aiden Krass
East Ascension
(2) Brennan Boyer
Teurlings Catholic
Krass has two wins over Boyer this season.   He won a tight 5-3 T1 match to win the Cougar Classic.  Krass pinned Boyer in 2:48 in the consolation finals of te Stewart Schay Black Horse in Tennessee.
138 (1) Caleb Lavine
Sam Houston
(3) Brennan Romero
Teurlings Catholic
The two have met twice this season.  Lavine scored a 17-1 TF in a dual meet in November and 7-0 in the Friday Pool Rounds of the Trey Culotta.
144 (1) Cole Gros
(7) Dylan Ricks
Gros defeated Ricks twice this season via a 10-2 MD and an 8-2 Decision.
150 (1) Brandt Babineaux
Teurlings Catholic
(3) Wyatt Mire
Both of these wrestlers are undefeated against Louisiana competition.  In the 2023 state championships Mire placed fifth in Division I and Simoneaux won a Division II title.
157 (1) Braylon Stewart
East Ascantion
(3) Larry Davis
Stewart only losses came early in the season to Zachary's Sergio Houston.  He won his next two matches against Houston convincingly.  Parks is 11-0.   Both defeated Lakeshore's Dominic Joppa.  Davis won his match 3-0 while Stewart won his match 15-4 MD.
165 (1) Braedon Simoneaux
Teurlings Catholic
(2) Arthur Scott
Both wrestlers are undefeated.  Simoneaux in a 2023 Division II champion whle Schott placed third at 160 lbs. in Division I.
175 (1) Carter Macha
Teurlings Catholic
(2) William Mathis
Macha has one defeat to Brother Martin's Rory Horvath, 14-4 MD.  Mathis has los lost two matches.  The first waas Airline's Ty Parker 10-8, then to Gabe Cuba of Catholic 8-7, Rory Horvath of Brother Martin in 3:03 and to St. Amant's Bradley Anderson 6-5.   Three of Mathis' losses were by a combined total of five points.
190 (1) Jacobi Clement
East Ascension
(2) Cameron Himel
The undefeated Clement recently defeated Himel 15-5 MD on January 3rd.  Himels other two losses were to teammate Jackson Calderaro.
215 (1) Jackson Calderano
(3) Kendra James
Teurlings Catholic
In this one the undefeated Jesuit senior is seeded first and this is the only Blue Jays vs. Rebels match in which Jesuit if favored.  James has two losses to Northshore's Samuel Torres to go with his 11 wins.
285 (1) Spencer Lanosga
(2) Gabriel Millbern
If anyone can give Jesuit's Spencer Lanosga a match it is Walker's Gabriel Millbern.  Millbern is 28-1 with lose sole loss coming from Live Oak's Gage Kelly in 4:59

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