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The buzz: Freedom has now won five consecutive district titles with Timber Creek finishing runner-up each time. Those two teams will be battling it out again this year.

1 — Orlando Freedom Patriots
Coach: David Bush

2018-19 season schedule

Recent district results: 2018-1st, 2017-1st, 2016-1st, 2015-1st, 2014-1st, 2013-3rd, 2012-3rd

Notable losses (Graduation/Transfer): Smaill Saint Pierre, 126 (38-8, 6th, RC, DC); Armstrong Lubin, 120 (35-15, RQ); Marc Dillard, 195 (39-10, DC); Patchiney Propehete, 220 (34-15, DC)

Potential notable returning wrestlers: Erick Rocher, Jr., 106 (29-13, RQ, DC); Julian Rocher, Jr., 113 (17-15); Christian Fields, Sr., 113 (37-12, SQ, DC); Fernando Rodriguez, Sr., 132 (11-18, RQ); Noah Smith, Jr., 138 (31-19, RQ); David Pagan , Jr., 145 (33-18, RQ); Justin Ferreter, Sr., 152 (15-13); Jordan Grant, Sr., 160 (30-17, RQ, BR, DC); Joey Kaminski, Jr., 170 (8-11, RQ); Colton Curtis, Jr., 182 (34-15, RQ)

2018-19 season outlook: The Patriots have a way of filling the roster with talented wrestlers each season. Freedom excels on bringing in freshman with no experience and watching them graduate with extensive honors on the mat, that should continue against this season with seven region qualifiers returning.