Diakomihalis, Piccininni among stars at FloNationals

Josh Lowe

4/5/2014
Josh Lowe, InterMat High School Analyst
josh@intermatwrestle.com

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Yianni Diakomihalis (Photo/Bob Blair)
INDIANA, Pa. -- The 2014 edition of the FloNationals, the fifth year for the event being held, came to a conclusion on Saturday evening at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Winning repeat titles at the FloNationals were No. 8 Sam Krivus (Hempfield Area, Pa.) at 126 pounds and No. 6 (at 152) Tyler Berger (Crook County, Ore.) at 145.

Yianni Diakomihalis (Hilton, N.Y.) was able to confirm his No. 1 ranking with a championship at 106 pounds; however, Luke Pletcher (Greater Latrobe, Pa.) lost by 10-2 maj. dec. in the final to No. 4 Nick Piccininni (Ward Mellville, N.Y.).

Championship and Medal Match Results

106:
1st: No. 1 Yianni Diakomihalis (Hilton, N.Y.) dec. No. 16 at 113 Rudy Yates (Brother Rice, Ill.), 7-4
3rd: Lucas Hall (Lowell, Mich.) maj. dec. Mitch Moore (St. Paris Graham, Ohio/8th grade), 13-2
5th: Sammy Sasso (Nazareth, Pa./8th grade) dec. Gage Curry (North Hills, Pa.), 7-3
7th: No. 4 Justin Mejia (Clovis, Calif.) dec. Brian Courtney (Athens, Pa.), 13-4

113:
1st: Devin Schroder (Grand Rapids Catholic Central, Mich.) dec. No. 11 Vitali Arujau (Syosset, N.Y.), 7-3
3rd: Ryan Friedman (St. Paul's, Md.) dec. Logan Griffin (Erie Mason, Mich.), 4-0
5th: Jesse Dellavecchia (East Islip, N.Y.) dec. Alex Martinez (Ida, Mich.), 1-1, ultimate tiebreaker rideout
7th: Cornelius Elliott (Perry Meridian, Ind.) dec. Damian Short (Archbold, Ohio), 4-0

120:
1st: No. 4 Nick Piccininni (Ward Mellville, N.Y.) maj. dec. No. 1 Luke Pletcher (Greater Latrobe, Pa.), 10-2
3rd: No. 18 at 132 Brandon James (Perry Meridian, Ind.) dec. Chad Red (New Palestine, Ind.), 6-3
5th: No. 14 George Phillippi (Derry Area, Pa.) dec. Luis Gonzalez (Don Bosco Prep, N.J.), 7-5 OT
7th: Lincoln Olson (Davison, Mich.) dec. Todd Lane (Southern Columbia, Pa.), 7-6

126:
1st: No. 8 Sam Krivus (Hempfield Area, Pa.) dec. No. 16 Zach Valley (Northampton, Pa.), 2-1
3rd: No. 18 A.C. Headlee (Waynesburg, Pa.) dec. No. 15 at 138 Jaydin Clayton (Father Tolton Catholic, Mo.), 8-7
5th: Boo Lewallen (Yukon, Okla.) dec. Davion Jeffries (Broken Arrow, Okla.), 3-2
7th: William Koll (Lansing, N.Y.) dec. Khristian Olivas (Clovis, Calif.), 5-1

132:
1st: Brent Moore (St. Paris Graham, Ohio) dec. Robert Lee (Kaukauna, Wis.), 6-3
3rd: No. 16 Keegan Moore (Putman City, Okla.) dec. Trae Blackwell (Union County, Ky.), 3-0
5th: Tommy Cash (New Palestine, Ind.) by injury default over Jesse Rodgers (North Allegheny, Pa.)
7th: Jamal Morris (Cardinal Gibbons, Fla.) over Kent Lane (Southern Columbia, Pa.) by medical forfeit

138:
1st: No. 5 Brock Zacherl (Brookville, Pa.) dec. Chandler Pyke (Woodward Academy, Ga.), 3-0
3rd: Myles Amine (Detroit Catholic Central, Mich.) dec. Sergio Enloe (Poway, Calif.), 7-1
5th: Joe Grable (Deer Park, Wash.) by injury default over Chris Garcia (Montini Catholic, Ill.)
7th: Kaleb Young (Punxsatawney, Pa.) dec. Louie DePrez (Hilton, N.Y.), 7-2

145:
1st: No. 6 at 152 Tyler Berger (Crook County, Ore.) dec. No. 10 at 138 Michael Longo (Santiago Corona, Calif.), 8-5
3rd: No. 20 Ralphy Tovar (Poway, Calif.) dec. D.J. Hollingshead (Altoona, Pa.), 2-1, ultimate tiebreaker
5th: Adam Martz (Mountain Ridge, Md.) dec. Collbran Meeker (Crook County, Ore.), 5-3
7th: Vincent DePrez (Hilton, N.Y.) dec. Austin Kraisser (Centennial, Md.), 5-2

152:
1st: No. 9 Louis Hernandez (Mepham, N.Y.) dec. Kyle Bova (Coudersport, Pa.), 5-4
3rd: Devin Skatzka (Richmond, Mich.) pinned Dayton Racer (TBD, Mo.), 1:01
5th: Cole Walter (Mifflinburg, Pa.) dec. Max Elling (Phillipsburg, N.J.), 7-1
7th: Anthony DePrez (Hilton, N.Y.) dec. Ricky Padilla (Northview, Calif.), 4-2 OT

160:
1st: No. 16 at 170 Xavier Montalvo (Montini Catholic, Ill.) dec. Josh Ugalde (Bound Brook, N.J.), 7-5 OT
3rd: Josef Johnson (Delbarton, N.J.) maj. dec. Dylan Lydy (Benjamin Davis, Ind.), 12-4
5th: Brett Donner (Wall, N.J.) over Ryan Preisch (Milton, Pa.) by injury default
7th: Tony Palumbo (Pittsburgh Central Catholic, Pa.) dec. Austin Bell (Belle Vernon, Pa.), 7-5

170:
1st: No. 10 Josh Llopez (St. Mary's Ryken, Md.) dec. No. 13 Taylor Lujan (Carrollton, Ga.), 3-1
3rd: Evan DeLong (Kane, Pa.) by injury default over Travis Linton (Rootstown, Ohio)
5th: Max Dean (Lowell, Mich.) over Austin Flores (Clovis North, Calif.) by forfeit
7th: Jared Walker (South Fayette, Pa.) dec. Dakota Geer (Franklin, Pa.), 4-3

182:
1st: No. 15 Dylan Wisman (Millbrook, Va.) dec. No. 11 Christian Dietrich (Greene, N.Y.), 7-3
3rd: Boomer Fleming (Ridgeview, Ore.) dec. Derek Hillman (Woodhaven, Mich.), 7-4
5th: Jacob Cooper (Southport, Mich.) tech. fall Willie Bivens (East Guilford, N.C.), 19-4
7th: Drew Kasper (Lexington, Ohio) dec. Shane Rodenburg (New Kent, Mich.), 6-3

195:
1st: Tom Sleigh (DuBois, Pa.) dec. Bailey Faust (Lexington, Ohio), 4-2
3rd: Tyree Sutton (Keansburg, N.J.) dec. Edgar Ruano (Montini Catholic, Ill.), 7-0
5th: No. 9 Kyle Conel (Ashtabula Lakeside) by injury default over Cody Vigoren (Lake Stevens, Wash.)
7th: Tyler Love (Centerville, Va.) dec. Anthony Mancini (Salesanium, Del.), 7-0

220:
1st: No. 5 Michael Boykin (Coatesville, Pa.) dec. Youssef Hemida (Mamaroneck, N.Y.), 11-4
3rd: Seth Brennock (Loveland, Ohio) dec. No. 16 Jordan Brandon (John Glenn, Mich.), 5-1
5th: Reynold Maines (West Branch, Pa.) dec. Carl Neff (Exeter/West Greenwich, R.I.), 10-6
7th: Landon Pelham (Tecumseh, Mich.) pinned Thomas Alcaro (Emmaus, Pa.), 3:36

285:
1st: Kevin Vough (Elyria, Ohio) dec. Ryan Prescott (Whitmore-Prescott, Mich.), 7-5 OT
3rd: Tate Orndorff (University, Wash.) dec. Tyler Poling (Brick Memorial, N.J.), 3-2
5th: Scot Augustine (Erie McDowell, Pa.) dec. Deaken McCoy (Galion, Ohio), 5-2
7th: Stephen Johnson (Bound Brook, N.J.) dec. Brian Darios (East Lansing, Mich.), 3-2

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