The MIAA has five wresters seeded No. 2 in their respective weightclasses and tis weekend’s National Preps, with MIAA and MIS State Champion Archbishop Spading doubling in the honor.

Spalding, being led by Charlie Lynch and KK Smith, will see its two wresters try and roll their way to national championships at 145 and 171, respectively, while MIAA and MIS second runner-up St. Paul’s is highest seeded with No. 2 Pete Galli (140) and three-time state champ Eric Friedman, a third seed at 119.

Spalding’s Wi Switzer joins the ranked Cavaliers at 140 with a fifth overall seed, while the Crusaders added No. 5 Jack Mutchnik at 103, No. 6 Brad Mutchnik at 152 and No. 8 seed Mike Green at 189.

McDonogh’s Kevin Marvel splits Smith and Green at the 189-pound weightclass, being seeded No. 4, and is one of eight Eages wrestlers to receive a high seed.  Others include No. 2 seeded Jack Cark (130), No. 6 Xavi Ramos (119), No. 7’s Logan Meister (112) and Roman Braglio (285), No. 8 Toby Hague (140), No. 11 Max Sataloff (160) and  No. 12 Tyler Patrick (152).

John Carroll and Archbishop Curley each notched three wrestlers in top spots for the weekend, with the Pats’ No. 3 Mathew Miller (171), No. 4 Scott Strappelli (119) and No. 5 George Weber (130), while Curley does battle with No. 4 Brett Przywara (135), No. 10 Brett Brigman (160) and No. 11 Vince Scarinzi (112).

Mount St. Joe was the third MIAA team to host three ranked wresters, with Tyler Rill, sixth at 160, Tyler Tippett, seventh at 215, and Kevin Johnson, 10th at 130.

David Mohler was the only highly seeded Don, ranking second at 103 for Loyola, as John Chenault ranked 10th at 125 for St. Vincent Pallotti and Bryce Pappas entered at 152 as the eighth seed for St. Mary’s.

MIAA Top Seeds at National Preps

David Mohler Loyola 2
Jack Mutchnik Saint Paul’s 5
Michael Still Archbishop Spalding 12

Cole Gallagher Archbishop Spalding 5
Logan Miester McDonogh 7
Vince Scarinzi Archbishop Curley 11

Eric Friedman Saint Paul’s 3
Scott Strappelli John Carroll 4
Xavi Ramos McDonogh 6

John Chenault St. Vincent Pallotti 10


Jack Clark McDonogh 2
George Weber John Carroll 5
Kevin Johnson Mount Saint Joseph 10

Brett Przywara Archbishop Curley 4

Pete Galli Saint Paul’s 2
Will Switzer Archbishop Spalding 5
Toby Hague McDonogh 8

Charlie Lynch Archbishop Spalding 2
Brady Massaro Mount Saint Joseph 3

Brad Mutchnik Saint Paul’s 6
Bryce Pappas Saint Mary’s 8
Tyler Patrick McDonogh 12

Tyler Rill Mount Saint Joseph 6
Brett Brigman Archbishop Curley 10
Max Sataloff McDonogh 11


Mathew Miller John Carroll 3

Kvaunte Smith Archbishop Spalding 2
Kevin Marvel McDonogh 4
Mike Green Saint Paul’s 8

Tyler Tippett Mount Saint Joseph 7

Roman Braglio McDonogh 7