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The Golden Eagle Wrestling Club had 8 State Finalists at The Colorado Sate Championships

Feb 27, 2018 8:20 AM
Golden Eagle Wrestling Club

The Golden Eagle Wrestling crown, 3 State Champions, 5 Runner-Ups, and 3rd Place Team Finish.

February 27, 2018---Highlands Ranch, CO: The Golden Eagle Wrestling Club competed at the 2018, Colorado State Wrestling Championships this past Saturday and Sunday (Feb 24-25). There were over 1800 wrestlers and 27 hours of wrestling at the State Championships.  They took 35 wrestlers (21 Experienced & 14 Rookies) to the state tournament. After competing for two days of wrestling the team was able to crown, 3 State Champions! Gage Friedrichs & Cameron Flores won state titles in the 15U Open Division and Jaden McGowan claimed a state title in the 15U Rookie Division.  Henry McDoniel (6U-Open), Tyler Dolye (15U-Open), Luke Baily (6U-Rookie), Nathan Fuentes (12U-Rookie), and Max Wolpert (15U-Rookie) made it to the state finals and claimed Runner-Up.

Overall, the team performed exceptionally well. The team came in 24th in the Open Division out of 104 teams.  This was the first time, the club has had 3 wrestlers in the state finals. In addition, the club had a 6th place finish with Justin L. winning a highly important blood round match in a 32-man bracket. Justin won with a  last second reversal (6-5) to guarantee his placement. In addition,  they repeated their 2017 finish in the Rookie Division. The Golden Eagles took 3rd Place out of 131 teams. The Rookie Team had 1 state champion, 3-Runner Ups, One Third, and One Fourth Place finish. There were 675 Rookies at this tournament and for our wrestlers to do well is a testament of their hard work this season!

Golden Eagle Wrestling Club is currently nationally ranked in the Top 15 elite wrestling clubs in the United States by Trackwrestling.com and is one of the top clubs in Colorado for developing new athletes to the sport of wrestling!

Here are detailed wrestling results from the State Championships.

Name

Experienced Division

Team Pts

Finish

Record

Friedrichs, Gage

15U

23

1st

3--0

McDoniel, Henry

6U

20

2nd

3--1

Liddle, Justin

12U

10

6th

4--3

Torpy, Cooper

8U

9.5

DNP

3--2

Spann, Bryce

15U

7

DNP

2--2

Flores, Cameron

15U

7

1st

2--0

Hamilton, Anthony

12U

5

DNP

2--2

Mcgowan, Jaden

15U

4.5

DNP

2--2

Bailey, Luke

6U

4

DNP

2--2

Diaz, Ethan

12U

4

DNP

1--2

McDoniel, Jack

10U

3

DNP

1--2

Langer, Griffen

12U

3

DNP

1--2

Alexander, Lancelot

10U

2

DNP

1--2

Thomas, Gabriel

10U

2

DNP

1--2

Doyle, Tyler

15U

2

2nd

1--1

Barnard, Dylan

12U

1

DNP

1--1

Alexander, Emmett

10U

0

DNP

0--2

Gottberg, Nathyn

10U

0

DNP

0--2

McGowan, Alexander

12U

0

DNP

0--2

Langer, Brent

15U

0

DNP

0--2

Gottberg, Noah

15U

0

DNP

0--2

Name

Rookie Division

Team Points

Finish

Record

Mcgowan, Jaden

15U

24.5

1st

3--0

Bailey, Luke

6U

22

2nd

3--1

Fuentes, Nathan

12U

18.5

2nd

3--1

Wolpert, Maxwell

15U

18

2nd

2--1

Madesian, Drake

12U

14

3rd

3--2

Gunther, Simon

12U

13

4th

3--2

Beatty, Levi

8U

8.5

DNP

4--2

Barnard, Braydon

10U

8

DNP

2--2

Kidd, Braylon

8U

6.5

DNP

2--2

Montelongo, Dominic

8U

5.5

DNP

3--2

Hinton, Noah

10U

4

DNP

2--2

Badini, Brayden

10U

3

DNP

2--2

Brown, Jake

10U

2

DNP

1--2

Gottberg, Nyah

12U

0

DNP

0--2

Name

Girls Division

Team Points

Finish

Record

Gottberg, Nyah

6th-8th Grade

0

DNP

0--2

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