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Golden Eagle Wrestling Club Claim 2nd at Who's Bad National Class

Dec 30, 2018 11:33 AM
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Golden Eagle Wrestling Club claim Four National Titles and 2nd Place All-Star Team Finish at Who's Bad National Classic

Highlands Ranch, CO---The Golden Eagle Wrestling Club struck Gold this past weekend at Who's Bad National Classic in Denver, CO. Who's Bad is one of the largest mid-season national tournaments in the United States. There were over 1,500 wrestlers from 34 states comprised over 540 teams. The Golden Eagles sent 21 wrestlers to compete and this was their best team finish to date. In 2018, the Golden Eagles took 6th place and they bettered their performance by winning 2nd Place in the All-Star Division and coming in 3rd Overall.

Alex "Cross" McGowan repeated his tournament title by claiming tournament champion. He is the first Golden Eagle to repeat as tournament champion at this tournament. 

In addition, Brave Dolan and Julian Tanner claimed tournament champions in the Rookie Division. Coach, Savanah Howard became the first female Golden Eagle to win a national title and very cool Champion Belt!

Group

Weight Class

 Finish

Dolan, Brave

7-9 Rookie

Champion

Tanner, Julian

13-15 Rookie

Champion

McGowan, Alexander

13-15 Rookie

Champion

Howard, Savanah

Girls Gr 9-12

Champion

Reimer, Braxton

10-12 Rookie

2nd

Beatty, Levi

7-9 Rookie

3rd

Wolpert, Charlie

10-12 Rookie

3rd

Woelkers, Brendan

13-15 Rookie

3rd

Miess, Taylor

13-15 Rookie

4th

Rand, Golden

7-9 Rookie

4th

Diaz, Ethan

15U

4th

Gottberg, Noah

15U

5th

Miess, Taylor

Girls Gr 6-8

6th

Robb, Chance

7-9 Rookie

DNP

Beatty, Tessa

10-12 Rookie

DNP

Gibson, Darrell

10-12 Rookie

DNP

Montelongo, Dominic

7-9 Rookie

DNP

Thomas, Gabriel

10U

DNP

Sanders, Daniel

10-12 Rookie

DNP

Badini, Brayden

10-12 Rookie

DNP

Langer, Griffen

12U

DNP

Watson, Gannon

15U

DNP

Colorado Strong Duals Update: We sent six wrestlers to the Colorado Strong Duals to help raise money for the Yake Family after they were in a tragic automobile accident on December 15th while returning from a wrestling tournament. The mother perished in the accident and three of their children (all wrestlers) were seriously injured. 

The following wrestlers competed at the Colorado Strong Duals. We ended the up winning 3 duals beating Betterman Elite, Chatfield, and Ridge. They lost to Bear Cave, Legacy, and Mullen. 

Henry McDoniel: 8U for Peak2Peak Wild Card Team & 10U Golden Eagle Dual Team (W/L: 4-5)

Lance Alexander: 10U Betterman Elite Dual Team (W/L: 2-3)

Emmett Alexander: 10U Golden Eagle Dual Team (W/L: 3-3)

Cooper Torpy: 10U Golden Eagle Dual Team (W/L: 4-2)

Xavier Straub: 10U Golden Eagle Dual Team (W/L 2-4)

Phoenix Straub: 10U Golden Eagle Dual Team (W/L: 2-4)

The next national event will be The Wild West Shootout in Gillette, WY on February 3rd. They will be preparing to return to defend their first-place team finish from 2018. 

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