Team Preview: Marian Central Catholic

Head Coach’s Name: David Silva
Team Name: Marian Central Catholic
2019-2020 dual record (overall, conference):

22-0 regular season

Notable 2019-2020 tournament results:
Antioch 2nd (lost to out of state team )
Geneva 1st
Batavia 1st
ESCC 1st Individual Tournament
ESCC 1st dual team Tournament
Regional 1st
Sectional champions
Dual Team State Qualifiers 3 years in a row ,
3rd 2018-2019 .

Top Returning Wrestlers

Enter Returning State Qualifiers + other key returners who didn’t qualify
Wrestler’s Name (First & Last) Grade Predicted Weight Previous state results
Dylan Connell 12 182 State champion 170 . Dylan is now a 3x state champion going for 4!
Elon Rodriguez 12 120/126 Runner up 120. 5th 2019 113.
Nik Jimenez 11 132/138 Runner up 126
Chris Moore 10 132/138 State Champion 113
Scott Burke 12 145 / 152 4th place 126
Bryce Shelton 12 138/145 4th place 138
Niko Lopez 12 195 4th in state 182
Nick Davidson 10 106 / 113 State Qualifier 106
Josh Glover 11 113 Runner up 106 2019 (injured last year for state )

Key Seniors Lost to Graduation

Enter Key Seniors Lost to Graduation
Wrestler’s Name (First & Last) Weight Previous Accomplishments
Daniel Valeria 132 3x state Qualifier, 2x state placer (4th) winningest wrestler one Marian History 2020

Other departures/injuries

Enter other departures/injuries
Wrestler’s Name (First & Last) Weight Reason not back Previous state results
Kaden Randazzo 160 Transfer State Qualifier 2019

2020-2021 Outlook

Keys to success in the 2020-21 season:
Being able to compete in state series (not held back by Covid ) This is our best line up in 4 years because I’ve had 4 years to develop these seniors.
Concerns about the lineup or challenges for the team this season:
Please list any impact freshman or transfers
Our room will benefit from Chris Moore and Nik Jimenez. Freshman not at this time.
How will the newcomers/transfers help?
Depth. being a private school and only 22 kids in our entire program we have never had depth. Better partners in the room.
Coach’s quote on overall thoughts about the team:
This is one of the top teams in the state if given the opportunity to compete this season regardless of class.
Coach’s quote on expectations for this year’s team:
This is one of the top teams in the state if given the opportunity to compete this season regardless of class.

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