COCOA — Heading into the district tournament today, the Suwannee High wrestling team warmed up by winning the Viper Round Robin at Space Coast High School on Saturday.
The Bulldogs totaled 193.5 points to win the tournament, beating out host Space Coast, which finished second with 168.5 points.
Leading Suwannee’s tournament win were individual champions Timothy Jolicouer, Jaxon Sansouci, Caleb Parson and Blaine Howard.
Jolicouer won the 126-pound class by winning all four of his matches, including four by pin, to improve to 50-8 on the season.
Sansouci, who is 34-10 now on the season, won at 132 pounds with three pins, a major decision and closed it out with a 2-1 decision against runner-up Sean Artman, of Bayside. Suwannee’s Ayden Kirby finished third in the weight class, picking up three wins, two by pins.
At 145 pounds, Caleb Parsons picked up five pins to go undefeated and win first. Parsons improved to 35-17.
Junior Blaine Howard won the 182-pound class for Suwannee with two pins, a 7-1 decision against Eau Gallie’s Destin Watson and picking up a final win by injury. Howard is now 21-5 on the year.
At 113 pounds, the Bulldogs took third and fourth with Brody Boehm finishing third and Foster Swain fourth. Boehm won two of his fourth matches, all of which ended by pin. Swain closed out his tournament with his first win by pin.
The Bulldogs’ Tyson Musgrove placed third in the 138-pound class with two pins, including one against Port St. Lucie’s William Diaz in the third-place match.
Austin Howard, a freshman, finished third at 152 pounds after going 2-2, all four matches ending with a pin.
Jim King also placed third for the Bulldogs at 160 pounds, with the junior pinning Mainland’s Fred Bowen to earn the third-place finish.
At 170 pounds, freshman Dustin Wood finished third with two wins by fall, including Eau Gallie’s David Rexford in the final match for third.
Others wrestling for Suwannee included Kenan Tucker and Waylon Poole at 120 pounds, Yahir Hernandez (138), Mahri Roberts (195), Robert Robinson (220) and Cayden Williams (285).
Wakulla hosts the District 2-1A tournament today, which includes eight teams.