WHAT: 30th Annual Brooksville Kiwanis Invitational.
WHERE: Hernando High School, 700 Bell Ave. Brooksville
WHEN: Friday 3 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.
TEAMS: Belleview, Gainesville Buchholz, Bloomingdale, Brooksville Central, Crystal River, Gulf, Brooksville Hernando, Jefferson, Land O' Lakes, Lecanto, Lake Gibson, Pasco, Brooksville Nature Coast, Citra North Marion, Robinson, Springstead, Tampa Bay Christian, Ocala Trinity Catholic, Wesley Chapel, Ocala West Port, Wesley Chapel, Wiregrass Ranch.
THE EVENT: This tournament features favorite Springstead, the defending 2A state champions and currently ranked No. 2 in the state on Scout.com. Jordan Rivera (126), Cody Ross (152), and John Dreggors (285) are three of the Eagles that are favored in their weight classes this weekend. Other area wrestlers that will contend for a Kiwanis title are 120 pounders J.P. Gamez of Pasco and Jon Ortiz of Sunlake and 160 pounder Nick Popollilo of Wesley Chapel. Keep an eye on Anthony Agazarm of Gulf (106), as well.