South Dade Wrestling
South Dade Wrestling
"Developing State Champions is our business and business has been really good!!!"
23x State Champions
18x Florida High School State Champions
1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
5x Florida High School Dual Meet State Champions
2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2023
8 x Florida High School State Runners-Up
"State Champions or State Runners-up 26 out of 29 years"
1998, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012
National, State and School Records
- National Record for "Most Takedowns in a Single Dual Meet" Wrestling USA Magazine (129)
- "BEAT THE STREAK"; In 2008 South Dade ended the longest winning streak in sports history (459) when the Bucs handed Brandon High School their first defeat in 34 years.
- PATRICIO LUGO III: 124 match unbeaten streak where he did not give up a takedown.
- BREVIN BALMECEDA's "331" victories is the the 2nd most victories by a high school wrestler in the NATION by Wrestling USA Magazine.
- BREVIN BALMECEDA has the distinction of becoming the first wrestler in South Dade as well as South Florida History to win the prestigious Super 32 National Challenge.
- SHAWN McCOY has the distinction of being the first wrestler in the nation to win "Back to Back" Cadet national titles in both Greco & Freestyle.
- EARL HALL was the first 4 time State Champion in Dade County History.
- EARL HALL becomes first 2x NCAA Division I All American in South Dade History.
- BREVIN BALMECEDA becomes the second 4x State Champion in Dade County History.
- BRETli REYNA becomes the third 4x State Champion in Dade County History and the first in South Dade High School History.
- BREVIN BALMECEDA becomes the first athlete in South Dade history to be named Dairy Farmer's Mr. Wrestling.
- BRETLI REYNA becomes the first athlete in South Dade history to be named the Miami Herald's "Scholar-Athlete of the Year."
- BRETLI REYNA becomes second athlete in South Dade history to be named Dairy Farmer's Mr. Wrestling.
- SOUTH DADE became the first team in the state of FLORIDA to place ALL 14 wrestlers at the 2023 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS.
The Miami Herald; "Dade County Wrestler of the Year Award"
2023: Sawyer Bartelt
2022: Sawyer Bartelt
2021: Sawyer Bartelt
2020: Bretli Reyna: 1st in School History "All Dade Scholar-Athlete Award Winner & Wrestler of the Year"
2019: Brevin Balmeceda: "All Sports Male Athlete of the Year & Wrestler of the Year"
2018: Brevin Balmeceda
2017: Bretli Reyna, Chei Hill, Kyron Taylor
2016: Ozzy Lugo
2015: Patricio Lugo III
2014: Patricio Lugo III
2011: Earl Hall
2010: Earl Hall
2009: Kendrick Sanders** "Athlete of the Year & Wrestler of the Year"
2008: Tico Baez** "Wrestler of the Year & Senior Athlete of the Year"
2007: Tico Baez
2006: Darin Baldwin* "Senior Athlete of the Year"
2005: Raymond Stephens
2002: Daniel Perez
2001: Alex Hernandez
1998: Freddie Perez
1997: Eric Brown** "Athlete of the Year Finalist"
1996: Daniel Anguiano Jr