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All LA wrestlers garner wins at the USAW Junior Duals
June 28th, 2014 | Written by: Editor

Twelve Louisiana grapplers, two of them fresh off of a weekend of competition at the Jazz Town Duals in New Orleans, ventured to the Freede Center of Oklahoma City University for the USAW Junior Greco-Roman and Freestyle Duals.  All left winners.

As a team they may not have fared as well as they would have liked, winning only a 35-22 freestyle dual meet over the Georgia Red team, but every member won at least one match during the five day event, which was held on June 24th-28th.  A summary of their wins is presented below:

Wrestler Weight Greco-Roman win(s) over: Freestyle win(s) over:
Gabe Peterson 113   Georgia
Colt Olinde* 120 Georgia, South Carolina Georgia, Arkansas
Alex Betteridge 126 New Mexico  
Landon Wheat 126 South Carolina  
Nick DesBordes 132 South Carolina Georgia
Jacob Bernard 138 Georgia, South Carolina, North Dakota North Dakota
Wrestler Weight Greco-Roman win(s) over: Freestyle win(s) over:
152 Roland Landry New Mexico Arkansas
160 Chase Menendez* Georgia Georgia
170 Brandon Verges North Dakota North Dakota, Arkansas
220 Kellen Lockhart Georgia, Virginia Georgia, Arkansas
285 Christian Ponson Georgia, Virginia, South Carolina North Dakota, Georgia, New Jersey
285 Graham Karwath   Arkansas

*    Also participated in the Jazz Town Duals on June 21st-22nd.

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