SIDELINES 1.30.2013

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FPC, Matanzas get new football districts
The Florida High School Athletic Association on Friday released its finalize football districts and classifications for the 2013 and 2014 school years.

The FHSAA realigns its districts every two years.

Flagler Palm Coast will be in District 1-8A, a five-team district comprising First Coast (Jacksonville), FPC, Mandarin, Sandalwood and West Port (Ocala).

Matanzas will be in District 4-6A, a five-team district comprising Bartram Trail, Creekside, Nease, Matanzas and St. Augustine.

U12 FC United Black girls win Ormond Beach Challenge
The U12 FC United Black girls team won the 2013 Ormond Beach Invitational Jan 19-20, at the Ormond Beach Sports Complex, going 4-0 in its division.

The team, coached by Noah Braun and Kincaid Schmidt, scored 17 goals and allowed zero.

The team features players from Palm Coast and St. Augustine.

Girls hoops: FPC 59, Trinity Christian 52
Christina Aiello scored 16 points, and the Flagler Palm Coast girls basketball team knocked off Trinity Christian, 59-52, on Thursday.

Armani Walker added 21 points to go along with three rebounds, three assists and eight steals.

FPC (18-6) will host Sandalwood 7 p.m. Wednesday, in the District 1-8A semifinals. The winner will secure a state playoff berth and face Mandarin Friday night in the district championship.

Matanzas tops Pine Ridge, 54-52
Madison Mlinac (20 points) and Ivan Tsabak (15 points) combined for 35 points, and the Matanzas High School boys basketball team defeated Pine Ridge, 54-52, on Saturday.

As a team, Matanzas nailed five 3-pointers. Mlinac accounted for four of them.

Matanzas will be either the No. 3 or No. 4 seed in the District 4-5A tournament, which begins Feb. 5.

Youth wrestlers compete at AAU tournaments
The Old Kings Wrestling Club sent five wrestlers to the AAU state wrestling tournament Jan. 26, in Bradenton.

Results are as follows: Cole Hannett, second place; Dalton Schell, state champion; AJ Cinelli, state champion; Martin Cinelli, third place; Ronald Dimpflemair, second place.

The team is coached by Josh Ward.

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Five wrestlers from Flagler Team Attack competed Jan. 26 at the IOF AAU Wrestling State Championships at Manatee High School.

Results are as follows:
Storm Bauder, 4th at 115 pounds (schoolboy)
James Richards, 5th at 100 (schoolboy)
Anthony Mascarella, 2nd at 120 (novice)
Seth Armstrong, 4th at 120 (novice)
Michael Martins, 2-2 at 130 (schoolboy)

There will be a parent meeting for anyone interested in wrestling in the spring 6 p.m. Feb. 13, in the 800 gym at Flagler Palm Coast High School. Anyone interested may show up at the meeting or contact FPC wrestling coach Tom Bartolotta at [email protected] or 386-219-9802.

The team is for students in seventh or eighth grade at Buddy Taylor Middle School or students at Rymfire Elementary School in fourth through sixth grade.


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