Varsity Head Coach
Mike Palazzo
407-492-4067 (text)

Assistant Varsity Coach
Brandon Scott



"Wrestling is a testament to the power of humility and when wrestling grows, society wins. Our young men become leaders and the world becomes a better place for all."  - Coach Palazzo

District Tournament

When: Saturday, Feb 23rd 
Where: Masters Academy 
Admission: $6.00 per session
Schedule: Weigh-ins, 8 a.m.; Seeding Meeting, 9:30 a.m.; First Round competition, 10 a.m.; Consolation competition, 6 p.m.; Championship Finals, 7 p.m.

Regional Tournament

When: Friday-Saturday, Mar. 1-2, 2019
Where: Masters Academy
Admission: $7.00 per session

  • Friday – Weigh-ins, 10 a.m.; Preliminaries, Wrestlebacks (First & Second Rounds), Noon
  • Saturday – Weigh-ins, 8 a.m.; Semifinals, 10 a.m.; Wrestlebacks (Third & Fourth Rounds), 12:30 p.m.; Consolation/Championship Finals (2 mats), 6 p.m.

Florida High School Wrestling State Championship  

When: Friday-Saturday, March 8-9, 2019
Where: Silver Spurs Arena 

SATURDAY - FAMILY FRIENDLY TAILGATE - all invited!  More info to follow! 

Admission to arena: 

  • $9.00 per session if purchased in advance (click here to purchase)
  • $12.00 per session if purchased the day of the event

Parking: $7.00 for cars/$14.00 for busses - cash only 

Schedule (4 sessions): Check fhsaa.org for more details 

Listed below is a short snapshot of Lake Highland Prep Wrestling’s Milestones:

2010 - The GOAL was set to become the BEST TEAM in the NATION
2011 - Finished 3rd in the State

2012 - Won 1st State Title

2013 - Won 2nd State Title
 2014  - Placed 2nd at State Tournament.
           Set a goal of finishing in the Top 50 Nationally

2015 - Won 3rd State Title
          Accomplished goal of making the “Fab 50” National ranking list.

2016 - Won 4th State Title
      Reached goal of finishing in the Top 10 in all major National polls!

2017 - Won 5th State Title
          Finished 4th in the Nation in all major National polls!

2018 - Currently Ranked #7 in the Nation

2018 - Won Inaugural Dual State Championship 
Won 6th State Title 
Set new National Record for most team points (333) scored in a State tournament 
Finished 7th in the Nation in all major National Polls!


Holds the all-time national record for the most points ever scored in a state tournament!

Holds the all-time national record for the most state champions in one season with 9 in 2016!

Over 14 D-1 college signees since 2013 with another 4 going to D-3 programs!

Has had an accumulative unweighted team GPA >3.65 for the past 4 seasons in a row!

2017 graduating class now attending Brown, Cornell and Old Dominion!

2018 graduating class heading to West Point, U Penn, Michigan and Northwestern!

FOLLOW US ON OUR JOURNEY - Competitons at The Ironman in Ohio, to The Beast of the East in Delaware, to The Powerade in PA...widely considered the top three in-season high school wrestling tournaments in the United States... LHP Wrestling is there!  

Lake Highland's Joey Silva is named Orlando Sentinel's Wrestler of the Year.  Andrew, Bele, Bouzakis, Byelick, Cosmides, Goldin, Nini, Ruff, Wohltman also selected for All-Area First Team while Castillo, Flanagan and Monzadeh on 2nd team.  
Full article found HERE 

Lake Highland wins it's 6th State Title and sets new National record with most points ever scored in a State tournament with 333.   Final individual results - 7 State Champions, 4 State Finalists, 3 Third Placers
Full article found HERE
Kissimmee, FL 
March 2-3, 2018

Perfection achieved again by Lake Highland Prep Wrestling - 14 District and 14 Regional Champions
Full article found HERE
February 23-24, 2018

Wrestling Achieves Perfection with Dual State Title 
Full article found HERE 

Kissimmee, FL 
Jan 19-20, 2018


Results HERE
Pittsburgh, PA
Dec 27-30, 2017

Full article found HERE 
Updated Dec 26, 2017

Orlando Sentinel High School Wrestling Team Rankings​
Full article found HERE
Updated Dec 19, 2017


2017 Beast of the East
Newark, DE
Dec 15-16, 2017


2017 Walsh Jesuit Ironman
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Dec 8-9, 2017

Lake Highland Prep leads Florida contingent at Walsh Jesuit Ironman
Full article found HERE 

INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS - JOEY SILVA #3 in the Country P4P - #1 at 132

Full article found HERE 
Updated Dec 5, 2017

Class Of 2018 Big Board
"Joey Silva (and the rest of Lake Highland Prep) has unquestionably the toughest schedule in the country. We'll know more about their folkstyle prowess than just about any team in the nation this year". - FLOWrestling 
Nov 15, 2017

Joey Silva commits to the University of Michigan 

Ben Goldin chooses the University of Pennsylvania 

Erich Byelick commits to wrestle at Northwestern 

Ryan Chauvin chooses Army West Point to continue his wrestling career 

Coach Palazzo Named NHSCA Wrestling Coach of the Year 

FloWrestling Coach Of The Year: Mike Palazzo, Lake Highland Prep


Be part of a Championship Tradition..that’s making history and being recognized across the country!

Not only are we a winning program, we are family that grows more and more each year!  

It's more than just wrestling.

Contact LHPSWrestling@gmail.com for more info

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