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The Freestyle and Greco-Roman seasons have begun! Tournaments began the weekend after Kids Scholastic State Championships (March 10 & 11) on Sunday, March 18, 2018 with the Olympic season kick off tournament at Bergen Catholic HS on March 18. Follow the link below for more details:
Info on Training Opportunities, Tournaments and Team NJ Activities
TEAM NJ ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Schoolboy Team Takes 8th place (out of 38) @ National Duals
Link to USA Wrestling On-Line Article on All-Tournament Team...
Four All-Americans Total
FREESTYLE / GRECO-ROMAN
INDIVIDUAL & TEAM
SPRING & SUMMER, 2018 NJ Tournaments
Schoolboy, Cadet and Junior National Team Duals
Freestyle and Greco-Roman tournaments began on Sunday, March 18 as the road to Fargo Nationals continues! Individual and Team NJ tournaments were held for wrestlers interested in taking your wrestling to another level.
NEXT UP: Team NJ competition continues with Age-Group specific Team Nationals for Cadets and Juniors in the run-up to Fargo in mid-July! The Schoolboy Freestyle team took 7th place and there were 4 individual All-Americans from Team NJ (1 in Freestyle, 3 in Greco-Roman). The Cadet team is in action this week and the Juniors follow soon thereafter. The US Marines / USA Wrestling Cadet and Junior Nationals follow in Fargo later in July.
Teams and Individuals
Schoolboy Nationals Team NJ - 8th Place
2018 Freestyle and Greco-Roman Competition:
2018 Spring and Summer Olympic season (Freestyle and Greco-Roman) is here. A series of Olympic-style events are scheduled for March and April, leading up to Freestyle and Greco-Roman Nationals in Fargo, ND in late July.
2018 Kids Scholastic State Championship Series:
2018 State Finals & Qualifiers: 8 Regional Qualifiers led to the Finals on Saturday and Sunday, March 10 & 11, 2018 at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton. Like last year, the USA Wrestling NJ Kids State Finals were once again streamed live on FloWrestling.
2018 Mason-Dixon Duals
NJ claimed the top spot for the fourth year in a row in this annual dual-meet round-robin that is held at the McDonogh School every year. Once again Teams from VA, DE, MD and NJ competed against each other and NJ came out on top!
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