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Ohio, Illinois, Pennsylvania Blue, Wisconsin win pools at 14U National Freestyle Duals

by Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling

Wisconsin 14U National Duals Freestyle Team
Wisconsin’s 14U National Freestyle Duals Team, which won Pool D today. Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Wrestling Federation.

OAKS, Pa. – Day one of freestyle at the 14U National Duals saw Ohio, Illinois, Pennsylvania Blue and Wisconsin winning their pools and advancing to Sunday’s Gold/Silver Pool.

Ohio, the Greco-Roman runners-up on Friday, defeated Minnesota Blue in the Pool A finals, 48-33. Ohio won the last eight matches in the finals dual meet, including six by technical fall.

Illinois powered to the Pool B title with a 61-22 victory over Georgia. Illinois started with the first six victories I the duals, four by technical fall, to take a lead that was insurmountable.

Pennsylvania Blue, the Greco-Roman champions on Friday, claimed Pool C with a 67-11 victory in the Pool C finals. Pennsylvania Blue had 15 wins in this dual meet.

Wisconsin captured Pool D with a 49-31 victory over Maryland. Wisconsin started with three straight wins and never looked back.

The top two teams in each pool advanced to Sunday’s Gold/Silver pool, which will determine the top eight teams in the tournament. The second place teams were Minnesota Blue (Pool A), Georgia (Pool B), Missouri Red (Pool C) and Iowa (Pool D).

In three of the four pools, there was a Second Place Wrestle-back to determine which team would advance to the Gold/Silver Pool.

Minnesota Blue beat New Jersey, 42-40 to secure second place in Pool A. Georgia edged Florida, 38-37 for Pool B second place. Iowa stopped Maryland 46-32 to take runner-up in Pool D.

The first round of the Color Pools was also conducted on Saturday night. The completion of the 14U National Duals are set for Sunday, live on FloWrestling.


At Oaks, Pa.

Pool A Results

1st Place - Ohio

2nd Place - Minnesota Blue

3rd Place - New Jersey

4th Place - Oklahoma Blue

5th Place - Tennessee

6th Place - Pennsylvania Red

7th Place - Virginia

8th Place - Missouri Blue

1st Place Match - Ohio defeated Minnesota Blue 48-33.

2nd Place Wrestleback - Minnesota Blue defeated New Jersey 42-40.

3rd Place Match - New Jersey defeated Oklahoma Blue 38-36.

5th Place Match - Tennessee defeated Pennsylvania Red 45-37.

7th Place Match - Virginia defeated Missouri Blue 51-16.

Pool B Results

1st Place - Illinois

2nd Place - Georgia

3rd Place - Florida

4th Place - California

5th Place - Utah

6th Place - Arkansas

7th Place - Indiana

8th Place - Colorado Blue

1st Place Match - Illinois defeated Georgia 61-22.

2nd Place Wrestleback - Georgia defeated Florida 38-37.

3rd Place Match - Florida defeated California 48-32.

5th Place Match - Utah defeated Arkansas 43-37.

7th Place Match - Indiana defeated Colorado Blue 77-2.

Pool C Results

1st Place - Pennsylvania Blue

2nd Place - Missouri Red

3rd Place - New York

4th Place - West Virginia

5th Place - Minnesota Red

6th Place - Oklahoma Red

7th Place - Idaho

8th Place - Connecticut

1st Place Match - Pennsylvania Blue defeated Missouri Red 67-11.

3rd Place Match - New York defeated West Virginia 55-23.

5th Place Match - Minnesota Red defeated Oklahoma Red 61-20.

7th Place Match - Idaho defeated Connecticut 55-17.

Pool D Results

1st Place - Wisconsin

2nd Place - Iowa

3rd Place - Maryland

4th Place - Michigan Blue

5th Place - Colorado Red

6th Place - Kansas

7th Place - Washington

8th Place - South Carolina

1st Place Match - Wisconsin defeated Maryland 49-31.

2nd Place Wrestleback - Iowa defeated Maryland 46-32.

3rd Place Match - Iowa defeated Michigan Blue 45-34.

5th Place Match - Colorado Red defeated Kansas 45-32.

7th Place Match - Washington defeated South Carolina 66-12.