2019 Sophomore Nationals
The 30th Annual High School Nationals was held at the
Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia
March 29-31, 2019.
The 30th Annual NHSCA High School Nationals featured
six divisions of competition: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior,
Senior, Middle School and the inaugural Girls’ division on
48 mats under one roof.
This event is the crown jewel of high school wrestling.
Past Champions include Olympic Gold Medalists Cael
Sanderson, Jordan Burroughs, Jake Varner and 2019 NCAA
All Americans Sebastian Rivera, Mitch Finesilver, Myles
Amine and Kollin Moore.
The 30th Annual High School Nationals showcased many
elite wrestlers from around the nation. This year boasted
a record breaking 4,551 wrestlers whom participated in
the momentous event. The entrants hailed from 49 states,
Canada, Italy and Germany competing. The Sophomore
division had 1077 wrestlers. More than 1,300 high school
and college coaches as well as over 5,000 spectators were
in attendance throughout the weekend.
In the sophomore division, New York fi nished with 3
champions. At 120, Jordan Titus beat Dustin Norris of Ohio,
6-2. At 195, in a extreme fashion, Todd Degroat pinned
Xavier Hoolin of Missouri in :23 seconds and at 185, Tyler
Rice eked out the sudden victory decision 3-1 over Jalen
Stephens from Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania fi nished with two champions. At 145,
#20 Northampton High School’s Jagger Condomitti
was victorious over Ohio’s Micah Norwood 3-1. At 170,
Leonard Pinto of Stroudsburg High School warded off
Hudson Hightower of St. Edward’s High School (OH) 11-7.
Arizona also fi nished with two champions. Ramon Ramos
knocked off Michael Conklin of New Jersey 11-7 at 126. At
152, Nicholas Steele beat Kansas’ Nolan Craine 10-4.
All results and videos can be found on FloArena here.
30th Annual NHSCA High School Nationals – Sophomore Finals
106: Donavan Whitted (TX) dec. Richard Treanor (NC), 5-1
113: Cooper Flynn (TN) dec. James Joplin (NC), 5-1
120: Jordan Titus (NY) dec. Dustin Norris (OH), 6-2
126: Ramon Ramos (AZ) dec. Michael Conklin (NJ), 11-7
132: Caden McCrary (GA) dec. Ethan Miller (MO), 4-2
138: Vinny Zerban (IL) md. Alek Martin (OH), 9-1
145: Jagger Condomitti (PA) dec. Micah Norwood (OH), 3-1
152: Nicholas Steele (AZ) dec. Nolan Craine (KS), 10-4
160: Max Wilner (CA) md. Justin Mayes (OH), 11-3
170: Leonard Pinto (PA) dec. Hudson Hightower (OH), 11-7
182: Peyton Craft (NJ) dec. Trett Joles (WI), 8-4
195: Todd Degroat (NY) f Xavier Doolin (MO), 0:23
220: Kyonte Hamilton (MD) dec. Justin Darter Jr (CA), 7-0
285: Tyler Rice (NY) dec. Jalen Stephens (PA), 3-1SV
NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL COACHES ASSOCIATION 15 COACHES QUARTERLY SPRING 2019