More Final Results:
70KG: Tyler Berger DNP (Lost by NC-No Contest) 6th? [Already has World team slot][5th -
Sam Sasso (Ohio RTC / TMWC) no contest Tyler Berger (California RTC (CA RTC) / TMWC)]
74KG; Collin Purinton
will wrestle Pappas for 3rd
: Won 10-0 [3rd - Collin Purinton (Sunkist Kids WC) tech
Peter Pappas (Unattached (George Mason)), 10-0 1:34]
125 KG: Christian Lance
will wrestle Davison for 5th:
Lost 10-2, placed 6th.[5th
Lucas Davison (Wildcat WC / TMWC) dec Christian Lance (Nebraska Wrestling Training Center), 10-2]
Collin Purinton came in unseeded
and really did some good things. After a bye in the Round of 64, Purinton won 10-0 via tech over Nektoe Demison in just 48 seconds. In the Round of 16, Purinton fell to Pennsylvania’s Andrew Cerniglia 14-4 via tech in the second period, dropping him to the consolation bracket. Purinton rattled off wins on the back side, downing John Van Schenk Brill 10-0 via tech before beating 5-seed Cam Amine 5-2. Amine is fresh off an NCAA final appearance for Michigan. Purinton then rattled off four straight 10-0 tech wins to finish in third place. Purinton exacted his revenge over Cerniglia
as he beat him 10-0 in 2:30 in the consolation semis. Then in the third-place match, Purinton teched Peter Pappas of George Mason in the first period. With his 7-1 record and third-place finish
, Purinton earned a spot at the World Team Trials and looks to be a rapidly improving guy on the senior level.
Collin Purinton (3rd place) and Christian Lance (6th) earn World Team Trials spots, Tyler Berger falls in semis at 70 kg in attempt to secure No. 1 seed
will wrestle Ysaguirre for 3rd: Won 3-1 (3rd)
79KG: E Brown Ton
will wrestle Welsh for 3rd: Lost 12-5 (4th)
86KG: Nathan Haas
will wrestle Parker for 5th: Lost 4-4 (6th)
92KG: Silas Allred
will wrestle J. Smith for Championship
!: Lost 12-1 (2d)
45KG: Hudson Loges
Second!55KG: Kael Lauridsen
38KG: Cruzer Dominguez
Sixth44KG: Zaiyahn Ornela
s Sixth85KG: Adonis Bonar
45KG: 7th Hudson Loges NE (MWC Wrestling Academy) dec. Cole Welte NE (MWC Wrestling Academy), 8-055KG: Kael Lauridsen (TBW) 6th (VIN-Injury default).
65 KG: Championship series – Tyler Kasak (PA) over Joel Adams
(The Best Wrestler)Bout 1 - Adams dec Kasak, 4-3Bout 2 - Kasak dec Adams, 7-0Bout 3 - Kasak dec Adams, 6-4
At 65 kg,
we saw a rematch from the 138-pound 16U Fargo finals where Joel Adams from Nebraska (Millard South) bested Tyler Kasak from Pennsylvania, 7-6, i
n a match that came down to the last seven seconds. Adams made the freestyle finals after winning Outstanding Wrestler in the Greco-Roman division.
In another close match, Adams won bout one, 4-3. Match two also went the full six minutes, but this time Kasak did not let Adams put any points on the board, as Kasak won the second bout 7-0. In the deciding third match, Kasak scored a tight 6-4 decision to make the World Team.
Five Huskers earn World Team Trials berths: Lance, Purinton, Berger, Brown Ton, Haas.
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The World Team Trials Challenge Tournament features top Olympic hopefuls in the three Olympic disciplines: men’s freestyle, women’s freestyle and Greco-Roman. Winners and some of the runners-up will advance to Final X in June.
Final X is the last step in the Senior World Team Trials process which will determine the 2022 U.S. Senior World Team that will compete in Belgrade, Serbia, Sept. 12-18. USA Wrestling will announce the sites for 2022 Final X events in the near future."