Wrestling: All-Area Team
March 30, 2013 11:08PM
Updated: May 1, 2013 4:09PM
Merrillville, Jr. 106
By the numbers: 39-4
Skinny: Won sectional and regional titles and placed third at semistate. Lost in the first round of the state finals.
Hanover Central, Jr. 113By the numbers:
Skinny: Earned a second consecutive state title (106 pounds last year) after winning sectional, regional and semistate.
Lowell, Fr. 120
By the numbers: 39-2
Skinny: The first-year Red Devils standout finished as state runnerup after dropping a 6-2 decision in the state title match.
Crown Point, Jr. 126By the numbers:
Skinny: Finished sixth at state after winning sectional and regional crowns and placing second at semistate.
Crown Point, Sr. 132
By the numbers: 32-6
Skinny: Reached state, before losing in the first round. Won sectional, regional and semistate titles.
Crown Point, So. 138By the numbers:
Skinny: Placed sixth at semistate after winning DAC, sectional and regional titles.
Lowell, Sr. 145
By the numbers: 38-7
Skinny: Placed seventh at state. Won sectional and regional before placing third at semistate.
Crown Point, Sr. 152By the numbers:
Skinny: Won sectional, regional and semistate titles before losing first-round match at state.
Highland, Sr. 160By the numbers:
Skinny: Placed fourth at state after winning semistate, regional and sectional crowns.
Merrillville, So. 170By the numbers:
Skinny: Captured a 5-4 decision to win state title. A dominant performer, who won sectional, regional and semistate crowns.
Portage, Sr. 182
By the numbers: 32-11
Skinny: Beat CP’s Matt Langbehn in the third-place semistate match, before losing at state in the first round.
Crown Point, So. 195
By the numbers: 36-1
Skinny: Won DAC, sectional and regional titles, before finishing fifth at semistate.
Lake Central, Jr. 220
By the numbers: 49-0
Skinny: Captured the state title with a 7-2 win over Kokomo’s Fletcher Miller (52-1). Robinson won sectional, regional and semistate crowns and finished undefeated.
Merrillville, Fr. 285By the numbers:
Skinny: Finished seventh at the state after pinning his way to a semistate title. Captured sectional and regional crowns.
Crown Point, So. 106
By the numbers: 25-5
Skinny: Lost at semistate following third-place finishes at sectional and regional.
Portage, Fr. 113
By the numbers: 34-4
Skinny: Qualified for state and finished seventh. Finished third at semistate after winning sectional, regional and DAC titles.
Merrillville, Sr. 120By the numbers:
Skinny: State qualifier, who was fifth at state after winning DAC. Won sectional and regional titles and placed third at semistate.
Portage, Sr. 126
By the numbers: 29-9.
Skinny: State qualifier, who placed third at semistate and won sectional and regional titles.
Merrillville, Fr. 132By the numbers:
Skinny: State qualifier, who placed fourth at semistate, won sectional and regional crowns.
Merrillville, Jr. 138By the numbers:
Skinny: Qualified for state after placing third at semistate. Won sectional and regional titles.
Chesterton, Sr. 145By the numbers:
Skinny: Qualified for state but lost first round match to eventual state champion. Won sectional and regional titles and placed fourth at semistate.
Portage, Sr. 152By the numbers:
Skinny: Qualified for state before losing in the first round to eventual state champ. Won sectional and regional crowns before finishing fourth at semistate.
Lowell, Jr. 160
By the numbers: 39-2.
Skinny: Qualified for state, but lost first-round match tostate runner-up. Finished third at te semistate after winning sectional and regional titles.
LaPorte, Jr. 170By the numbers:
Skinny: State qualifier, who placed sixth after taking third at semistate. Won sectional and regional titles.
Hanover Central, Jr. 182
By the numbers: 42-3.
Skinny: Took third place at semistate after winning sectional and regional titles.
Lowell, Sr. 195By the numbers:
Skinny: State qualifier, who ended up third at semistate. Placed second to CP’s Kral at both sectional and regional.
Kankakee Valley, Sr. 220By the numbers:
Skinny: Qualified for state after placing fourth at semistate. Finished second at sectional and third at regional.
Hanover Central, Sr. 285By the numbers:
Skinny: Finished sixth at state after being disqualified for an illegal slam in the fifth-place match. Won sectional and regional titles and placed third at semistate.
106 — Tyler Schwartz, Valpo; Tyler Joseph, Portage; Issac Cortez, Hanover Central; Zach Pardus, Hobart; Dijon Smith, West Side; 113 — Branden Truver, Lake Central; Alex Bravo, Valpo; Rickie Rodriguez, Morton; Chris Diaz, Clark; 120 — Matt Lechowicz, Lake Central; Brett Ervin, CP; Matt Estill, Chesterton; Ruben Rodriguez, Morton; 126 — Michael Martin, Merrillville; Max Buckley, Valpo; Jake Gross, Lowell; Evan Larsen, Hanover Central; Mike Double, Chesterton; Alex Noworul, Calumet; Ryan Brown, River Forest; 132 — Julian Torres (INJ.) Portage; Doriante Bryant, Calumet; Jack Davison, Chesterton; Mike Krzyston, Andrean; 138 — Zach Slosser, Munster; Tony Vasquez, Hobart; Jason Spence, Portage; Jimmy Marich, KV; Mack Neal, Valpo; Connor Guzior, Griffith; 145 — Stephon Wilkins, Portage; Willie Armstrong, Merrillville; Tyler Burlison, CP; Jake Sebahar LC; Andrew Schulties, KV; Preston Nelson, Griffith; 152 — Kodie Christensen, LC; Mark Feliciano, Bishop Noll; Beau Tauber, KV; Ryan Camp, Griffith; 160 — Damien Gomez, Bishop Noll; Matt Hollins, Merrillville; Dax Jones, CP; John Nauracy, Munster; 170 — Scottie Sopko, Hobart; Jacob Hazi, CP; Jeff Brassea, LC; Johnny Morrison, Kankakee Valley; Nick Fowler, Calumet; Ramiro Cazares, Gavit; 182 — Eric DeLuna, Merrillville; Matt Langbehn, CP; Tim Schoonveld, KV; Antonio Rodriguez, Hobart; Alex Tucker, LC; Darius Ginn, Valpo; Noah Fowler, Calumet; 195 — Derrick Suttles, Valpo; Joel Bolen, KV; Alex Jara, Merrillville; Derrick Medley, Gavit; Robert Rivera, E.C. Central; Adrian Palacios, Morton; 220 — Roberto Yanez, River Forest; Travis Williams, Portage; Ben Standifer, LaPorte; Steven Potoskey, CP; Brandon Lolkema, Calumet; 285 — Ryley Harlow, Chesterton; Quentin Klingberg, CP; Landon Blackburn, LaPorte; Gerald Valenzuela, Hobart; Mike Pajdzik, Gavit.