Hornets Finish Third in Tower Hill Tournament, Friday, January 19

On Friday, January 19th the varsity wrestling team took on the Tower Hill Tournament, which consisted of ten teams. The Hornets finished in third place behind Woodbridge, ranked fifth in the state in D2, and Seaford, as both teams were new to the tournament this year. Everybody wrestled extremely tough.  
Place winners are as follows:
113: Jack Tigani ’18 - 1st
120: Beau Neff ’19 - 2nd          
126: Cole Hiller ’19 - 4th
132: Chris Tigani ’19 -  3rd
138: Jason Astle ’21 -  4th
145: AJ Ploener ’19 did not place
152: John Tigani ’21 did not place
160: Zack Cattermole ’20 - 4th
170: Bijan Torres ’21 did not place
195: Andrew Sontchi ’19 did not place
220: Brycen Anderson ’20 did not place
Tatnall places 5th in Mount Pleasant Tournament 

On Saturday, January 20th the wrestlers took on the Mount Pleasant Tournament. The team continued to wrestle tough even after a short turn around between tournaments. We placed fifth overall out of 17 teams. There was a JV component to this tournament which several wrestlers participated in.
Frankie Acierno ’21: Went 2-1
Jason Astle ’21 went 3-0
AJ Ploener ’19 went 2-0
Bijan Torres ’21 went 3-0
Brycen Anderson ’20 went 1-1
All others participated in the Varsity portion of the tournament.
Jack Tigani ’18 - 2nd Place
Beau Neff ’19 - 3rd Place
Cole Hiller ’19 - 2nd Place
Chris Tigani ’19 - 3rd Place
Nic Mowll ’20 - Missed medaling by one round
John Tigani ’21 - Missed Medaling by one round
Andrew Sontchi ’19 - 4th Place
Everybody did a tremendous job on both days. Our next event is Thursday, January 25th. It will be our Senior day, to recognize the seniors and their families at 4pm against St. Mark’s.