VVSD middle school wrestlers excel in regional performances

2/28/2017, 2 p.m.

Valley View School District 365U middle school wrestlers performed extremely well in Saturday’s IESA wrestling regionals, taking home six firsts and five seconds.

Sectionals are this Saturday in Prospect Heights for Bolingbrook schools and in New Lenox for Romeoville wrestlers.

Regional champions include Lukas Delli (70 pounds), Luis Bazan (95 pounds), Lucas Churulo (112 pounds), Tyler Racic (145 pounds) and Jackson Garfield (275 pounds), all from Jane Addams, and Jadon Goings (105 pounds) from Brooks.

Second place finishers were Elliot O’Brien (65 pounds), Justin Brown (80 pounds) and Anthony Pantoja (275 pounds) from Humphrey; Elias Medina (85 pounds) from Brooks; and De’Neil Brandon from Jane Addams.

Three wrestlers from the combined Lukancic/Martinez squad finished third at their regional: Kaden McShaw from Martinez (75 pounds), and Jaden Ruiz (90 pounds) and Sergio Dondiego (112 pounds) from Lukancic.

Other VVSD wrestlers who finished in the top four at the Darien regional were: 65 pounds—Fernando Flores, Brooks, 3rd; 80 pounds—Julius Wardlow, Addams, 3rd, and Bryce Cook, Brooks, 4th; 90 pounds—Hugo Segura, Brooks, 4th; 95 pounds—Marvin Guzman, Addams, 4th; 100 pounds—Andrew Stone, Addams, 3rd, and Michael Henderson, Humphrey, 4th; 105 pounds—Camron Crosley, Addams, 3rd; 112 pounds—Alec Robinson, Addams, 4th; 135 pounds—Marcell Stewert, Humphrey, 3rd; 155 pounds—Antonio Maldanado, Humphrey, 4th; 167 pounds—Frank Oliviera, Addams, 4th; 185 pounds—Dillon Hinojosa, Addams, 3rd; and 215 pounds—Zahary Jefferson, Addams, 3rd.