Blair wrestling won the Walsh Ironman Tournament on December 10, marking the Bucs' 14th Ironman championship in the contest's 24 years. With an overall team score of 249.05, Blair placed 11 wrestlers and crowned two champions, Trevor Mastrogiovanni '20 at 113 pounds and Michael Colaiocco '19 at 120 pounds. Michael also earned the Mendoza Award, which is given to the individual wrestler who earns the most team points.
Andrew Merola '18 (160 lbs.), Leo Tarantino '18 (182 lbs.) and Ryan Miller '20 (106 lbs.) placed second in their respective weight classes. Julian Ramirez '19 (170 lbs.) and Owen Trephan '19 (220 lbs.) each placed third.
"The team wrestled well and fought hard in their bouts through a demanding two-day tournament," said Brian Antonelli '93, head wrestling coach. "Michael and Trevor put several tough matches together and competed extremely hard in all positions. I'm proud of the guys for putting points on the board in all 14 weight classes. It was a complete team effort."
The team travels to Newark, Delaware, for the Beast of the East tournament this weekend.
For more about the Bucs' victory, click here.