p4plbs HS Wrestling Rankings
RankYearNameSchoolStateLastWT
1Jr.Mark HallApple ValleyMN1170
2So.Spencer LeeFranklin RegPA2113
3SrZahid ValenciaSJ BoscoCA3182
4Sr.Anthony ValenciaSJ BoscoCA4170
5SrLogan MassaSt. JohnsMI5160
6SrMyles MartinMcDonoghMD6182
7Jr.Mason ManvilleBlairNJ7160
8Jr.Nick SurianoBergen Cath.NJ8120
9Jr.Jordan WoodBoyertownPA9220
10Sr.Robert StevesonApple ValleyMN10195
11Jr.Isaiah WhiteOPRFIL11152
12Sr.Vincenzo JosephPitt CCPA12145
13Sr.Matt KolodzikBlairNJ13138
14Jr.Luke PletcherGR LatrobePA14126
Willie Saylor, Sr. Editor

P4P:

With about 40% of the country’s ranked individuals, and a boatload of bubble/honorable mentions, Super 32 results dominate the rankings shake-ups this week.

Other tournaments that come into play are USAW Preseason Nats and Freakshow.

13 of the 14 P4P guys remain. Only Fix, who lost to Yianni, comes out.

So the question becomes: Who (recently) earned the right to be back in?

And for me it’s clearly a debate between Fox Baldwin and Luke Pletcher.

While Baldwin has a ton of elite wins (and some over college guys at FILA JR’s), Pletcher has better overall consistency. Baldwin was teched by Anthony Valencia, Bryce Brill, and Jon Jay Chavez this spring, and lost to Massa in Fargo.

Pletcher’s only two losses came to Piccininni (FloNats finals) and Mike Russo (when Pletcher was purportedly injured.)

He came back in the biggest of ways this weekend, up two weights since FloNats, and was dominant in win vs. Fargo Champ McKee. It also helps his cause, however slightly, and in my mind, that’s he’s a #1 vs. Baldwin’s position at #3 behind Massa and Manville.

It’s a tough decision with no fully correct answer, but I think Pletcher’s steadiness makes him the right call.



*Note: please feel free to submit rankings info and suggestions to willie@flocasts.com