33 kg champion Elliott Harris of Elevate WC in action at the UWW Futures Greco-Roman Nationals
Richard Immel, USA Wrestling

33 kg champion Elliott Harris of Elevate WC in action at the UWW Futures Greco-Roman Nationals

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Eight claim Greco-Roman titles in UWW Futures division at U.S. Open Championships

by Richard Immel, USA Wrestling

LAS VEGAS – Eight champions were decided in the UWW Futures Greco-Roman division on Wednesday evening at the 2024 Pritchard Companies U.S. Open Championships held at South Point Arena.

Earning top prize in the eight weight divisions were Bennett Dawson of Team Tulsa WC at 28 kg, Mason Betterman of Betterman Elite Wrestling at 31 kg, Elliott Harris of Elevate WC at 33kg , Colton Bryce of Legacy Dragons Wrestling at 35 kg, Antonio Aguilar of Red Wave Wrestling at 38 kg, Devin Garcia of Suples WC at 41 kg, Jameson Williams of Gold Rush Wrestling at 45 kg and William Theofanopoulos of Legends of Gold Las Vegas at 51 kg.

Harris was the only boy to earn a bonus point win in the championship match. He picked up an 8-0 technical fall in 1:48 against Austin Garcia of Suples WC in the 33 kg finals.

Bryce, Garcia, Williams and Theofanopoulos each won a round robin style bracket while the other four weight classes wrestled a true straight-line bracket to the finish.

The U.S. Open Championships continue Thursday with the U17 Greco-Roman World Team Trials, plus freestyle action in the 15U, Masters and Futures divisions. U17 and U15 athletes kick things off at 10 a.m. (PT) tomorrow.

Watch every match from Las Vegas live of on-demand at FloWrestling.com. Complete brackets and match-by-match results are available on FloArena.

For more information about the 2024 U.S. Open Championships visit the official event website at usawrestlingevents.com.

2024 UWW Futures Greco-Roman Nationals

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2024 U.S. Open Championships | April 24-28 South Point Arena, Las Vegas, Nev.

UWW Futures Greco-Roman Results

1st – Bennett Dawson (Team Tulsa WC) dec. Kohyn Deputy (Orchard WC), 12-6

3rd – Colten Becker (Black Fox Wrestling Academy) tech. fall Tyson Linnell (Stallions WC), 11-0

5th – Emmett Mccammon (Maurer Coughlin WC) dec. Kommon Cunanan (Inland Northwest Wrestling Training Center), 3-2

7th – Dante Lewis (All-Phase Wrestling Club) dec. Cipriano Duran (Bear Cave WC), 8-6

1st – Mason Betterman (Betterman Elite Wrestling) dec. Avery Anderson (Bear Cave WC), 8-5

3rd – Kyler Robinson (Shootbox WC) tech. fall Easton Robinson (Legends of Gold Las Vegas), 9-1

5th – Brekston Conry (Pomona Elite) forfeit Luca Pavia (Sunkist Kids Monster Garage), 0-0

1st – Elliott Harris (Elevate WC) tech. fall Austin Garcia (Suples WC), 8-0

3rd – Hunter Rodriguez (Interior Grappling Academy) tech. fall Townes Hoyt (Nwwc), 8-0

5th – Mikael Cain (Grindhouse WC) dec. Marcelo Saldate (Gold Rush Wrestling), 5-4

7th – Nathaniel Clubine (Betterman Elite Wrestling) tech. fall Easton Napier (Cornerstone Mat Club), 8-0

1st – Colton Bryce (Legacy Dragons Wrestling), 3-1

2nd – Jon Luke Austin (Contenders Wrestling Academy), 3-1

3rd – Elijah Viruete (Inland Elite WC), 2-2

4th – Noah Allred (Gold Rush Wrestling), 2-2

5th – Gwen Briggs (Inland Elite WC), 1-3

1st – Antonio Aguilar (Red Wave Wrestling) fall Daniel Martinez (Sunkist Kids Monster Garage), 1:50

3rd – Daniel Corbin (Wisconsin) tech. fall Rett Huerta (Pinnacle WC), 10-0

5th – Mark Wurster (Beast Mode Wrestling) fall Logan Quiroga (Florida), 1:02

7th – Charlie Perea (Pomona Elite) fall Brayden Bingaman (Interior Grappling Academy), 1:45

1st – Devin Garcia (Suples WC), 3-0

2nd – Hunter Leavitt (Champions WC), 2-1

3rd – Kai Weiss (Team Hammer Wrestling Academy of KS), 1-2

4th – Colt Frazier (Greater Heights Wrestling), 0-3

1st – Jameson Williams (Gold Rush Wrestling), 2-0

2nd – Brody Marshall (Utah), 0-2

1st – William Theofanopoulos (Legends of Gold Las Vegas), 2-1

2nd – Jessiah Briggs (Inland Elite WC), 1-2