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Explorers Finish 4th At State Wrestling Tournament

The varsity wrestling team returned from the FHSAA State Wrestling Championship, held this past weekend at the Silver Spurs Arena in Orlando, FL with a fourth-place team finish and five state placers.

Finishing second in his weight class at 195 Ibs. was senior Carmine D'ascoli. Fellow senior Charles Huffman (competing in his fourth state tournament) placed third at 120 lbs., as did senior Justin Valdez wrestling at 126 Ibs.
Sophomore Robert Dusendang (113 Ibs.) placed fourth while senior Ryan Gonzalez (152 Ibs.) came in 6th place for the second consecutive year.
Other state qualifiers who scored points in the hard fought, two-day battle but didn't reach the medal rounds were sophomore Dylan Mira (132 lbs.), senior David Milton (145 lbs.) and senior Brent Becerra (170 lbs.).
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Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners. 

Columbus is fully accredited by Cognia and is a member of the Marist Association of Secondary schools, the National Catholic Education Association and the Independent Schools of South Florida.