World Team Trials and The Girls High school Showcase kicked off this past weekend at South Point Arena. Male athletes trying to qualify in a best-of-three series for the chance to represent the USA in Rome, Italy. Registered athletes for both styles could qualify for the U17 Pan American Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
America’s Greco-Roman team was set on Thursday. Nine of the 10 Greco-Roman representatives registered for freestyle as well, with the ultimate goal of becoming a double-champion and earning the right to represent the USA in both styles in Italy.
The Brackets were loaded with talent this weekend. Brackets included three 2021 U17 freestyle champions, eight U15 freestyle champions, two U17 Greco-Roman champions, and seven returning U15 Greco-Roman champions. Valiant Came out on top with 2 Champions, one double-champion and multiple placers!
Girls High School Showcase results
First Place: Karlee Brooks | 112 lbs | Freestyle
Eighth Place: Genesis Cejudo | 106lbs | Freestyle
World Team Trials
First Place: Christian Castillo | 48 Kgs | Freestyle
First Place: Christian Castillo | 48 Kgs | Greco-Roman
First Place: Kyler Larkin | 60 Kgs | Freestyle
Second Place: Kaleb Larkin | 65 Kgs | Freestyle
Fourth Place: Emilio Ysaguirre | 61 Kgs | Freestyle
Fifth Place: Robert Ibarra | 75 Kgs | Freestyle
Eighth Place: Derek Guanajuato | 60 Kgs | Freestyle