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Golden Eagles Claim "All-Star" Team Title at Wild West National Championships

Feb 13, 2018 9:13 AM
Golden Eagle Wrestling Club

7, Golden Eagles Win National Titles & 1 Wins Outstanding Wrestler

Over 20 Golden Eagles made their way to Gilette, WY on February 2nd, 2018 to compete in the Wild West National Championships hosted by Rocky Mountain Nationals.

The team led in team points up until the end when the top-ranked team, Bear Cave Wrestling Club, passed them with 167 points. The Golden Eagles finished the tournament with 157 team points. However, the Golden Eagles put together an "All-Star" team that is comprised of experienced and novice wrestlers. They outscored Chatfield Wrestling Club by over 80 points! There were over 425 teams competing at this national tournament the Golden Eagles had 16 placers with 7 claiming a national title.

Henry McDoniel, 6U led the team in winning two, national titles on the day. He won the 61 and HWT bracket going 6-0 in his two brackets. He compiled five falls in under 6 minutes and won his 61 lb title match 10-8 against Stetson Gable (45-12) of Grit Wrestling and a fall in under 10 seconds against Mykal Robles (35-25) of Nebraska Wrestling Academy in the HWT division. McDoniel was awarded "Outstanding Wrestler" for all 6U, 165 wrestlers.

National title winners include

Henry McDoniel, 6U, 61 lbs

Henry McDoniel, 6U,HWT

Cooper Torpy, 7-9 TB, 57 lbs

Emmette Alexander, 7-9 TB, 49 lbs

Griffin Langer, 10-12 TB, 73 lbs

Anthony Hamilton, 10-12 TB, 81 lbs

Cameron Flores, 15U, 190 lbs

The following Wrestlers placed at Wild West 

Lance Alexander, 7-9 TB, 49 lbs  3rd Place

Levi Beatty, 7-9 TB, 57 lbs, 3rd Place

Nathan Fuentes, 10-12 TB, 81 lbs 3rd Pace

Gage Friedrichs, 15U, 144 lbs 3rd Place

Noah Gottberg, 15U, HWT 3rd Place

Max Wolpert, 13-15 TB, 105 lbs 3rd Place

Gage Friedrichs, 15U, 156 lbs 4th Place

Tyler Doyle, 15U, 190 lbs 4th Place

Noah Gottberg, 10U, 89 lbs 6th Place

Bryce Spann, 15U, 123 lbs 6th Place

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