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Wisconsin 14U Greco Wins Bronze/Copper Pool at National Duals, 16U Places 8th Overall

By Gabby Lord-Klein, 06/11/21, 3:00PM CDT


USA Wrestling’s National Duals are a staple during the Freestyle and Greco season. Indiana is hosting this season’s 14U and 16U divisions from June 10-13th, the 14U are in Franklin and 16U in Westfield. Greco wrestlers hit the mats first, competing both Thursday and Friday. 

Wisconsin’s 14U Greco team started in Pool B on day one and ended up placing 1st in the Bronze/Copper pool on day two. The boys had a tough opener, dropping the match versus the Oklahoma Outlaws Red team (L47-34), but stormed back immediately with a material win over Kansas Blue, W72-3. They added another win over Idaho (W50-31) before dropping a rematch with Oklahoma Outlaws Red, L41-35 in Pool B’s third-place matchup. The boys were all-around victorious as they navigated the Bronze/Copper Pool. They finished day one with a win over Ohio Gray (W54-29), and then continued through all of day two with a string of successes over Indiana Gold (W50-35), Tennessee (W53-28) and California (W43-39) in the first-place matchup. In total, Wisconsin pulled together a 6-2 dual record. 


The 16U Greco team finished 8th overall with a dual record of 3-5. Wisconsin came out strong on day one with a second-place finish in Pool D, advancing them into the Gold/Silver Pool. To get there, the boys defeated Texas Blue (W68-11) and Nebraska (W63-18) before falling to California, L42-35. Wisconsin notched another win over Georgia Blue in the true-second matchup in Pool D. The Gold/Silver pool proved a tough team challenge, however, and the team suffered overall losses to the Oklahoma Outlaws Blue (L55-20), Illinois (L43-30), Pennsylvania Blue (L44-32) Idaho (L51-28). 


The Freestyle teams will compete in both divisions on Saturday and Sunday, with duals beginning each morning at 8am CT. Tune in online and find all of the details on TrackWrestling. 


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