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Ocampo repeats and wins OW, Turner, Bacon and Gonzales also repeat at USMC U15 Women’s Nationals

by Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling

Julianna Ocampo of Indiana secures a leg attack during the U15 Nationals. Photo by AJ Grieves.

FORT WORTH, Texas – All four 2021 U15 national champions who reached the finals won the gold medal and wre repeat champions at the USMC Women’s U15 Nationals on Saturday.

Winning U15 national titles for the second straight year are Morgan Turner of Toss Em Up Wrestling Academy (IL) at 39 kg, Emma Bacon of Pennsylvania (46 kg), Juliana Ocampo of Indiana (50 kg) and Isabella Marie Gonzales of California (54 kg).

Ocampo, who has a No. 6 national ranking in high school, dominated Mariah Dillard of Texas, in a 10-0 technical fall in the finals in 2:43. Ocampo outscored her five opponents 36-0, and had two pins and two technical falls. She was named Outstanding Wrestler

Turner, a U15 and 14U National champion last year, secured a 14-0 technical fall over Kendall Moe of Indiana in the finals.

Bacon, who also won U15 and 14U Nationals titles last year, defeated Florida star Mary Manis of the Spartan RTC FL in the finals in a 14-0 technical fall. Manis is ranked No. 10 in the nation on the high school level.

Gonzales, who won the U15 and 14U Nationals last year, needed just 36 second to score a 10-0 technical fall over Kaylyn Harrill of Nebraska in the finals. Gonzales is ranked No. 7 nationally in high school.

Sarah Henckel of Connecticut (66 kg) who is ranked No. 15 nationally, won her finals match against Sandilynn Tuinei of Nevada, 5-0.

Winning a big match in the 62 kg finals was Isis France of Arizona Girls Wrestling, who pinned nationally ranked No. 14 Jordan Fouse of Pennsylvania in 2:19.

Other individual U15 champions were Brynn Engel of Ringers WC of Wisconsin (33 kg), Jaclyn Bouzakis of Florida (36 kg), Bianca Eide of Pinnacle WC of Minnesota (42 kg) and Taina Fernandez of HeadHunters WC of Maryland (58 kg).

Bouzakis scored a 12-2 technical fall over Francesca Gustfa of Apex Wrestling Academy. Eide was an 11-0 technical fall winner over Lilly Breeden of Victory Wrestling. Fernandez scored a 10-0 technical fall over Peyton Hellman of South Dakota.

Engel beat Kadence Fogg of the Maine Trappers WC in a best-of-three series, winning in two straight, by a 10-0 technical fall and by a 7-2 margin.

The top eight placewinners from this event have qualified for the U15 Pan American Trials, which will be held this summer.


At Fort Worth, Texas

33 KG

1ST - Brynn Engel (Ringers Wrestling Club)

2nd - Kadence Fogg (Maine Trappers Wrestling Club)

Bout 1 - Engel tech fall Fogg, 10-0, 3:34

Bout 2 - Engel dec. Fogg, 7-2

36 KG

1st Jaclyn Bouzakis (Florida) tech fall Francesca Gusfa (Apex Wrestling Academy), 12-2 3:09

3rd Hailey Delgado (NXT Level Wrestling Academy) tech. fall Jane Rodrigues (Misfits Girls Wrestling), 11-0 1:29

5th Libertie Nigh (Ohio) pin Selena Batres (South Side Wrestling Club), 3:13

39 KG

1st Morgan Turner (Toss Em Up Wrestling Academy) tech. fall Kendall Moe (Contenders Wrestling Academy), 14-0 1:14

3rd Katie Biscoglia (Iowa) dec. Lily Runez (New Hampshire), 10-4

5th Dilynn Albrecht (Ringers Wrestling Club) dec. Remington Zimmerer (Black Fox Wrestling Academy), 10-3

42 KG

1st Bianca Eide MN (Pinnacle Wrestling Club) tech fall Lilly Breeden MO (Victory Wrestling), 11-0 1:17

3rd Camryn Gresham OH (Team Miron) dec. Khyla Lipumano AZ (Arizona Girls Wrestling), 3-2

5th Matti Givens TX (Texas Takedown Academy) pin Khloe Kenney OK (Lady Outlaws), 6-4 1:16

7th Abigail Gindele MN (Twin Cities Regional Training Center) tech fall Abigail Mendoza TX (Texas Style Wrestling Club), 10-0 1:00

46 KG

1st Emma Bacon PA (Pennsylvania) tech fall Mary Manis FL (Spartan RTC FL), 10-0 3:26

3rd Charlie Wylie NY (New York) dec. Kayla Batres CT (South Side Wrestling Club), 7-3

5th Ysabelle Ocampo IN (Beast Mode Wrestling Club) forfeit Jayden Keller MO (BullTrained Wrestling), 0-0

7th Madison Nieuwenhuis MI (Michigan) tech fall Sandy Breeden MO (Victory Wrestling), 10-0 3:16

50 KG

1st Julianna Ocampo IN (Beast Mode Wrestling Club) tech fall Mariah Dillard TX (Spartan Mat Club), 10-0 2:43

3rd Libby Roberts WA (Inland Northwest Wrestling Training Center) tech fall Bella Williams OK (Husky Wrestling Club), 11-0 3:32

5th Molly Allen IA (The Best Wrestler) tech fall Noelani Lutz NV (Legends of Gold Las Vegas), 10-0 1:09

7th Reanah Utterback IA (Sebolt Wrestling Academy) pin Stevie joyce Martin CA (ZM Grappling Academy), 8-2 1:50

54 KG

1st Isabella Marie Gonzales CA (Titan Mercury Wrestling Club (TMWC)) tech fall Kaylyn Harrill NE (The Best Wrestler), 10-0 0:36

3rd Victoria Carbonaro NJ (New Jersey) pin Timberly Martinez CO (MJ Mustangs), 3:22

5th Reese Prescott WA (Ascend Wrestling Academy) no contest Sophia Smith AZ (Arizona Girls Wrestling)

7th Audrey Rogotzke MN (Pinnacle Wrestling Club) dec. Kira Cole OH (Ohio), 6-4

58 KG

1st Taina Fernandez MD (HeadHunters Wrestling Club) tech fall Peyton Hellmann SD (South Dakota), 10-0 2:13

3rd Everest Leydecker AZ (Thorobred Wrestling Club) dec. Jayci Shelton MO (Centralia Wrestling Club), 2-2

5th Maddie Marsh IN (Northeastern Wrestling Club) dec. Paisley Denault MI (Michigan Revolution Wrestling Club), 10-1

7th Belicia Manuel MI (Michigan Revolution Wrestling Club) dec. Margaret Buurma MI (WOW Wrestling Club), 8-3

62 KG

1st Isis France AZ (Arizona Girls Wrestling) pin Jordyn Fouse PA (Team Pennsylvania), 5-2 2:19

3rd Matilda Hruby CO (Brighton Wrestling Club) tech fall Aleksandra Bastaic IN (Highland Wrestling Club), 11-0 3:08

5th Jayda Fulp TX (Silverback Wrestling Forth Worth) inj. Corynne Mcnulty MA (Massachusetts)

7th Morgan Lucio AZ (Arizona) tech fall Addeline Graser NE (Nebraska Wrestling Academy), 12-1 3:05

66 KG

1st Sarah Henckel CT (Team Tugman Wrestling Club) dec. Sandilynn Tuinei NV (Nevada), 5-0

3rd Skylar Slade IA (Moen Wrestling Academy) dec Greta Garbuzovas GA (706 Wrestling), 5-0

5th Emma Peach IA (Big Game Wrestling Club) dec Jahlia Miguel HI (Legends of Gold Las Vegas), 7-4

7th Annabelle Davis TX (Spartan Mat Club) dec. Laila Reyes CA (Selma High School Wrestling), 8-3