WI Jr GR Team 2nd at Fargo | 8 GR Jr National Medalists

TomM
By TomM July 22, 2017 13:46

WI Jr GR Team 2nd at Fargo | 8 GR Jr National Medalists

Wisconsin Team 2nd at Fargo | Eight GR Junior National Medalists

Eight Wisconsin Greco wrestlers medalled at the 2017 USA Wrestling Junior National tournament in Fargo, North Dakota.  With the eight place winners scoring team points, Wisconsin The four finalists left all they had on the mat, but came away empty in the hunt for the ‘stop sign’ award, named for the shape of the plaque.

At 120lb, Brady Koontz wrestled well, staying in the match the full six minutes, before dropping the final 6-1.

In a shocker at 138lb, Alston Nutter led 11-9 and was the clear aggressor, then attempting a throw at the 2 minute mark, lost momentum during the toss and lost by fall.

In the second shocker for Wisconsin, Tyler Dow (160lb) led a seesaw finals match 7-6 as time was running out, when Chavez (Idaho) scored two on a toss with 7 seconds remaining for the victory.

Dalton Hahn (Reedsburg) took the mat against Jacob Warner (Illinois), but never got momentum going as it was all Warner in a 12-0 victory.

Wisconsin Finals Results
120lb: Rayvon Foley (Michigan) over Brady Koontz (Stevens Point) 6-1
138lb: Mason Phillips (Washington) over Alston Nutter (Fennimore) by fall 4:07
160lb: Jaron Chavez (Idaho) over Tyler Dow (Stoughton) 8-7
195lb: Jacob Warner (Illinois) over Dalton Hahn (Reedsburg) 12-0

Wisconsin Consolation Places
4th Place: 113lbs Cody Phippen (Missouri) over Eric Barnett (Hortonville) 5-2
7th Place: 160lbs Hayden Krein (Sparta) over John Knight (Washington)
8th Place: 170lbs  Jeremiah Kent (Missouri) over Jose Acosta (Manitowoc)  by Injury 1:52
3rd Place: 220lbs Aric Bohn (Mukwonago) over Chase Trussell (Utah) 8-1

Results and Video at FloArena

Photos screenshots from FloArena

Team Scores
1 Illinois 106
2 Wisconsin 42
3 Washington 40
4 Colorado 37
5 Minnesota 32
6 Michigan 27
7 California 23
8 Pennsylvania 22
9 Oregon 20
10 Oklahoma 18
11 Texas 17
12 Missouri 16
13 Idaho 15
14 Utah 14
15 North Dakota 13
16 Nevada 12
17 Iowa 11
18 Alabama 10
18 New York 10
20 Arizona 9
21 Florida 8
22 Kansas 6
22 Montana 6
22 Tennessee 6
25 Georgia 5
26 Ohio 4
27 North Carolina 3
27 Virginia 3
29 Indiana 2
29 Nebraska 2
31 Louisiana 1
32 Alaska –
32 Arkansas –
32 Connecticut –
32 Wyoming –
32 Kentucky –
32 Maryland –
32 New Hampshire –
32 New Jersey –
32 New Mexico –
32 South Carolina –
32 South Dakota –
32 West Virginia –
32 Hawaii –

TomM
By TomM July 22, 2017 13:46

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