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U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Wrestling Championship Series Results - 15 athletes heading to Tokyo, 3 to World Olympic Qualifier

by Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling

U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS – WRESTLING

At Fort Worth, Texas, April 3, 2021


FINAL RESULTS


Final X Championship Series in women’s freestyle


50 kg - Sarah Hildebrandt (New York AC) vs. Victoria Anthony (ASU RTC/Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club)

Bout One – Hildebrandt tech. fall Anthony, 12-2

Bout Two – Hildebrandt tech. fall Anthony, 10-0

Hildebrandt qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.


53 kg - Jacarra Winchester (Titan Mercury WC) vs. Ronna Heaton (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club)

Bout One – Winchester dec. Heaton, 7-4

Bout Two – Winchester tech. fall Heaton, 12-2

Winchester qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.


57 kg - Helen Maroulis (Sunkist Kids) vs. Jenna Burkert (ARMY WCAP)

Bout One – Maroulis dec. Burkert, 5-3

Bout Two – Burkert dec. Maroulis, 6-5

Bout Three – Maroulis pin Burkert, 0:24

Maroulis qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.


62 kg - Kayla Miracle (Sunkist Kids) vs. Macey Kilty (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club)

Bout One – Miracle dec. Kilty, 8-4

Bout Two – Kilty dec. Miracle, 4-3

Bouth Three – Miracle inj. dft. Kilty, 0:32

Miracle qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.


68 kg - Tamyra Mensah-Stock (Titan Mercury WC) dec. Kennedy Blades (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club), two matches to none

Bout One – Mensah-Stock dec. Blades, 12-4

Bout Two – Mensah-Stock dec. Blades, 8-1

Mensah-Stock qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.


76 kg - Adeline Gray (New York AC) vs. Kylie Welker (Titan Mercury WC)

Bout One – Gray tech. fall Welker, 10-0

Bout Two – Gray tech. fall Welker, 11-0

Gray qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.

Final X Championship Series in men’s freestyle


57 kg - Thomas Gilman (TMWC/ NLWC) dec. Vitali Arujau (TMWC/ Spartan Combat), two matches to none

Bout One – Gilman pin Arujau, 5:42

Bout Two – Gilman dec. Arujau, 2-2

Gilman qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.


65 kg - Joseph McKenna (TMWC/ PENN RTC) vs. Jordan Oliver (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club)

Bout One – Oliver dec. McKenna, 3-0

Bout Two – Oliver dec. McKenna, 5-2

Oliver wins U.S. Olympic Team Trials, and will attempt to qualify the weight class for the Olympic Games at the World Olympic Games Qualifier in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 6-9


74 kg -. Kyle Dake (TMWC/ Spartan Combat) dec. Jordan Burroughs (Nebraska WTC/Sunkist Kids), two matches to none

Bout One – Dake dec. Burroughs, 3-0

Bout Two – Dake dec. Burroughs, 3-2

Dake qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.


86 kg - David Taylor (TMWC/ NLWC) vs. Bo Nickal (TMWC/ NLWC)

Bout One – Taylor dec. Nickal, 4-0

Bout Two – Taylor dec. Nickal, 6-0

Taylor qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.


97 kg - Kyle Snyder (Nittany Lion WC/TMWC) dec. Kollin Moore (TMWC/ Ohio RTC), two matches to none

Bout One – Snyder tech. fall Moore, 10-0

Bout Two – Snyder dec. Moore, 5-1

Snyder qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.


125 kg-. Gable Steveson (Gopher Wrestling Club) dec. Nick Gwiazdowski (TMWC/ Wolfpack WC), two matches to none

Bout One – Steveson tech. fall Gwiazdowski, 10-0

Bout Two – Steveson dec. Gwiazdowski, 10-4

Steveson qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.

Final X Championship Series in Greco-Roman


60 kg - Ildar Hafizov (ARMY WCAP) vs. Ryan Mango (ARMY WCAP)

Bout One – Hafizov dec. Mango, 7-0

Bout Two – Hafizov tech. fall Mango, 8-0

Hafizov qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.


67 kg - Alejandro Sancho (U.S. Army WCAP) dec. Ellis Coleman (ARMY WCAP), two matches to none

Bout One – Sancho dec. Coleman, 2-0

Bout Two – Sancho dec. Coleman, 3-1

Sancho qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.


77 kg - Peyton Walsh (All-Marine Wrestling Team) vs. Jesse Porter (New York Athletic Club)

Bout One –Porter dec. Walsh, 8-1

Bout Two – Porter dec. Walsh, 7-7

Porter wins U.S. Olympic Team Trials, and will attempt to qualify the weight class for the Olympic Games at the World Olympic Games Qualifier in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 6-9


87 kg - Joe Rau (Titan Mercury) vs. John Stefanowicz (All-Marine Wrestling Team)

Bout One – Stefanowicz dec. Rau, 6-5

Bout Two – Stefanowicz dec. Rau. 2-1

Stefanowicz qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.


97 kg - G’Angelo Hancock (Sunkist Kids) vs. Braxton Amos (Wisconsin RTC)

Bout One – Hancock tech. fall Amos, 8-0

Bout Two – Hancock tech. fall Amos, 8-0

Hancock qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team.


130 kg - Adam Coon (NYAC/CKWC) vs. Cohlton Schultz (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club)

Bout One –Coon tech. fall Schultz, 10-0

Bout Two – Coon dec. Schultz, 3-3

Coon wins U.S. Olympic Team Trials, and will attempt to qualify the weight class for the Olympic Games at the World Olympic Games Qualifier in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 6-9