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Iowa wins 16U Greco-Roman National Duals over Illinois, 38-32

by Savannah Asmann, USA Wrestling

Iowa, 16U National Greco-Roman Duals champions

Photo: Iowa wins 16U Greco-Roman National Duals.

LOVES PARK, Ill.—The 16U Greco-Roman National Duals concluded with Iowa winning the national championship on Thursday in Loves Park, Illinois.
Iowa prevailed in a back-and-forth dual that saw the team capture the 16U national championship in a 38-32 victory over Illinois.
Illinois started the scoring at 88 pounds, with Vincent Demarco defeating Iowa’s Ethan Humphrey by 8-0 technical fall. At 94 pounds, Iowa’s Hayden Schwab responded with an 8-0 technical fall keeping the dual score close.
In the 100 pound match, Illinois gained the advantage, scoring three team points with Caleb Noble’s 9-3 decision.
Iowa was able to take control in the next two weight classes at 106 and 113 pounds, winning both by decision.
At 120 pounds, Illinois’ Anthony Orozco-Diaz contributed three team points in a close 7-5 decision match.
The next two wins belonged to Iowa, with victories in the 126 and 132 pounds weight classes. Entering the matchup at 138 pounds, Iowa held an 18-14 advantage. Illinois bounced back at 138 pounds when Joseph Knackstedt defeated his opponent by 9-0 technical fall.
The wins at 145 and 152 also contributed six points to Illinois’ team score.
Iowa controlled the rest of the dual, capturing victories in five of the following weight classes, three of which were by technical fall.
The only pin of the dual came at 285 pounds, with Illinois’ Jeremy Marshall securing a win by fall just 91 seconds into the match.
In the third place dual of the Gold/Silver pool, Pennsylvania Blue defeated Wisconsin 42-32. Minnesota Blue fell in both of its first two rounds of the Gold/Silver pool but bounced back and bested Michigan Blue in the fifth place match. Team Utah ended with a close 38-37 victory over Tennessee and claimed seventh place.
The tournament resumes Friday at 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. MT with freestyle. All the freestyle action will begin with the first three rounds. Color pools will be decided in the afternoon.
The event is being broadcast live by FloWrestling.

At Loves Park, Illinois, June 8, 2023

Greco-Roman results

Gold/Silver Pool (Places 1-8):
1st place match — Iowa dec. Illinois, 38-32
88 pounds: Vincent DeMarco (Illinois) tech. fall Ethan Humphrey (Iowa), 8-0
94 pounds: Hayden Schwab (Iowa) tech. fall Niko Odiotti (Illinois), 8-0
100 pounds: Caleb Noble (Illinois) dec. Gavin Landers (Iowa), 9-3
106 pounds: Alexander Pierce (Iowa) dec. Rocco Cassioppi (Illinois), 8-2
113 pounds: Dawson Youngblut (Iowa) dec. Domenic Munaretto (Illinois), 3-1
120 pounds: Anthony Orozco-Diaz (Illinois) dec. Jayden Rinken (Iowa), 7-5
126 pounds: Maximus Riggins (Iowa) dec. Xavier Villalobos (Illinois), 11-8
132 pounds: Timothy Koester (Iowa) dec. Wyatt Medlin (Illinois, 2-1
138 pounds: Joseph Knackstedt (Illinois) tech. fall Cody Trevino (Iowa), 9-0
145 pounds: Brody Sendele (Illinois) dec. Nolan Fellers (Iowa), 5-3
152 pounds: Jimmy Mastny (Illinois) dec. Kyler Knaack (Iowa), 3-1
160 pounds: Jaxon Miller (Iowa) dec. Blake Smith (Illinois), 7-1
170 pounds: Broedy Collins Hendricks (Iowa) tech. fall Isaac Clauson (Illinois), 13-3
182 pounds: Brayden Koester (Iowa) tech. fall Nicholas Ronchetti (Illinois), 8-0
195 pounds: Andy Franke (Iowa) dec. Josh Hoffer (Illinois), 5-2
220 pounds: Dreshaun Ross (Iowa) tech. fall Jaxon Penovich (Illinois), 11-0
285 pounds: Jeremy Marshall (Illinois) fall Lance Clark (Iowa), 1:31
3rd place match — Pennsylvania Blue dec. Wisconsin, 42-32
88 pounds: Eli Herring (Pennsylvania Blue) tech. fall Bryson Busler (Wisconsin), 8-0
94 pounds: Noah Fenner (Pennsylvania Blue) tech. fall Easton Felchlin (Wisconsin), 10-2
100 pounds: Emilio Albanese (Pennsylvania Blue) tech. fall Braden Johnson (Wisconsin), 8-0
106 pounds: Lincoln Sledzianowski (Pennsylvania Blue) tech. fall William du Chemin (Wisconsin)
113 pounds: Dominic Deputy (Pennsylvania Blue) tech. fall Bailey Casey (Wisconsin), 8-0
120 pounds: Easton Mull (Pennsylvania Blue) tech. fall Patrick Skrundz, 12-4
126 pounds: Declan Koch (Wisconsin) fall Collier Hartman (Pennsylvania Blue), 3:24
132 pounds: Ned Kauffman (Pennsylvania Blue) dec. Jacob Herm (Wisconsin), 11-11
138 pounds: Arment Waltenbaugh (Pennsylvania Blue) dec. Sullivan Ramos (Wisconsin), 8-3
145 pounds: Jesse Scott (Pennsylvania Blue) tech. fall JD Minder-Broeckaert (Wisconsin), 9-0
152 pounds: Nicholas Singer (Pennsylvania Blue) fall Colton Weiler (Wisconsin), 0:44
160 pounds: Gage Losiewicz (Wisconsin) tech. fall Cash Morrell (Pennsylvania Blue), 8-0
170 pounds: Eli Leonard (Wisconsin) wins vis forfeit
182 pounds: Tavio Hoose (Pennsylvania Blue) dec. Breyson Kelley (Wisconsin), 5-3
195 pounds: Ilijah Sanchez (Wisconsin) tech. fall Jake Conroy (Pennsylvania Blue), 8-0
220 pounds: Garett Kawczynski (Wisconsin) tech. fall Caleb Tyler (Pennsylvania Blue), 9-0
285 pounds: Hunter Vander Heiden (Wisconsin) fall Mark Effendian (Pennsylvania Blue), 1:17
5th place match — Minnesota Blue dec. Michigan Blue, 41-31
88 pounds: Pilot Swab (Michigan Blue) fall Rocco Mikolyzk (Minnesota Blue), 0:13
94 pounds: Turner Ross (Minnesota Blue) tech. fall Layne Martin (Michigan Blue), 10-2
100 pounds: Liam Collins (Minnesota Blue) tech. fall Mason Katschor (Michigan Blue), 8-0
106 pounds: Jarrett Smith (Michigan Blue) dec. Noah Nicholson (Minnesota Blue), 4-2
113 pounds: Nicholas Sorrow (Michigan Blue) dec. Titan Friederichs (Minnesota Blue), 11-8
120 pounds: Chase Mills (Minnesota Blue) tech. fall Jaron Bensinger (Michigan Blue), 12-3
126 pounds: Trey Gunderson (Minnesota Blue) tech. fall Preston LeFevre (Michigan Blue), 9-0
132 pounds: Davis Parrow (Minnesota Blue) tech. fall Ryan Woods (Michigan Blue), 14-5
138 pounds: Austin Gyorkos (Michigan Blue) dec. Calvin Miller (Minnesota Blue), 9-8
145 pounds: Owen Friedrich (Minnesota Blue) dec. Blake Sloan (Michigan Blue), 16-13
152 pounds: JayDen Williams (Michigan Blue) dec. Jarrett Wadsen (Minnesota Blue), 18-14
160 pounds: Michael Baldwin (Michigan Blue) dec. Bradley Rodriguez-Little (Minnesota Blue), 5-0
170 pounds: Gavin Craner (Michigan Blue) tech. fall Luke Hoag (Minnesota Blue), 8-0
182 pounds: John Murphy (Minnesota Blue) tech. fall Logan Hammingh (Michigan Blue), 8-0
195 pounds: Jacob Duitsman (Minnesota Blue) fall RJ Green (Michigan Blue), 0:25
220 pounds: Caleb Kurtti (Minnesota Blue) tech. fall Sean O`Keefe (Michigan Blue), 8-0
285 pounds: Landon Morris (Michigan Blue) dec. Clayton Danielson (Minnesota Blue), 4-1
7th place match — Team Utah dec. Tennessee, 38-37
88 pounds: Hudson Chittum (Tennessee) tech. fall Kaden Oldroyd (Team Utah), 9-0
94 pounds: Tanner Telford (Team Utah) tech. fall Noah Watkins (Tennessee), 12-4
100 pounds: Tanner Tran (Tennessee) dec. Samuel Moody (Team Utah), 8-5
106 pounds: Axel Ritchie (Tennessee) dec. Caleb Jackson (Team Utah), 7-2
113 pounds: Chase Walker (Tennessee) tech. fall Kaleb Blackner (Team Utah), 15-5
120 pounds: Ladd Holman (Team Utah) dec. Ollie Phillips (Tennessee), 5-3
126 pounds: Austin Ellis (Team Utah) tech. fall Tyson Flavin (Tennessee), 13-0
132 pounds: Braylan Cosper (Tennessee) dec. Austin Paris (Team Utah), 9-8
138 pounds: Malachi Puckett (Tennessee) tech. fall Noah Bull (Team Utah), 9-0
145 pounds: Gavin Regis (Team Utah) tech. fall Ayden Hood (Tennessee), 10-2
152 pounds: Findley Smout (Tennessee) wins via forfeit
160 pounds: Ben Smith (Team Utah) fall Blaise Meeks (Tennessee), 2:24
170 pounds: Cy Fowler (Tennessee) tech. fall Elijah Hawes (Team Utah), 10-2
182 pounds: Ty Carman (Team Utah) dec. Maximus Norman (Tennessee), 3-1
195 pounds: Standford Thompson (Tennessee) dec. Ryker Woodward (Team Utah), 10-4
220 pounds: Isaac McGee (Team Utah) fall Gabe Moore (Tennessee), 2:44
285 pounds: Trayvn Boger (Team Utah) tech. fall Tyson Russell (Tennessee), 10-0
Bronze/Copper Results
1st Place - Washington
2nd Place - California
3rd Place - Missouri
4th Place - Ohio
5th Place - Oklahoma Outlaws Red
6th Place - Georgia BLACK
7th Place - Team Idaho
8th Place - Team Nebraska
1st Place Match
Washington defeated California 38-36.
3rd Place Match
Missouri defeated Ohio 52-27.
5th Place Match
Oklahoma Outlaws Red defeated Georgia BLACK 58-18.
7th Place Match
Team Idaho defeated Team Nebraska 51-27.
Red/Blue Results
1st Place - Minnesota Red
2nd Place - Team Texas A
3rd Place - Team Colorado
4th Place - Kansas Red
5th Place - Oklahoma Outlaws Blue
6th Place - Pennsylvania Red
7th Place - Team Virginia
8th Place - New Jersey
1st Place Match
Minnesota Red defeated Team Texas A 37-36.
3rd Place Match
Team Colorado defeated Kansas Red 44-21.
5th Place Match
Oklahoma Outlaws Blue defeated Pennsylvania Red 40-34.
7th Place Match
Team Virginia defeated New Jersey 37-22.
Green/Yellow Results
1st Place - Team Indiana
2nd Place - Team Oregon
3rd Place - Florida
4th Place - LA
5th Place - South Dakota Blue
6th Place - Team Texas B
7th Place - Team Alabama
8th Place - TEAM NC
1st Place Match
Team Indiana defeated Team Oregon 45-32.
3rd Place Match
Florida defeated LA 42-35.
5th Place Match
South Dakota Blue defeated Team Texas B 41-29.
7th Place Match
Team Alabama defeated TEAM NC 43-26.
Purple/Gray Results
1st Place - North Dakota Blue
2nd Place - Georgia RED
3rd Place - Michigan Red
4th Place - South Carolina
5th Place - Kansas Blue
6th Place - North Dakota Red
7th Place - Arkansas
1st Place Match
North Dakota Blue defeated Georgia RED 51-25.
3rd Place Match
Michigan Red defeated South Carolina 66-5.
5th Place Match
Kansas Blue defeated North Dakota Red 38-29.
7th Place Match
Arkansas defeated null 0-0.