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2018 Womens Nationals USA Story Texans Highlighted

Highly credentialed stars litter Women’s Nationals field set for this weekend in Irving, Texas

BY TAYLOR MILLER, USA WRESTLING | MAY 10, 2018, 5:08 P.M. (ET)

Registration closed last night for this weekend’s Women’s Nationals in Irving, Texas, and the field is full of hammers.

This weekend’s tournaments in the Cadet and Junior divisions will determine the World Teams at those levels. Also, all Junior champions qualify for next week’s Senior World Team Trials in Rochester, Minn.

The event starts Friday with UWW Juniors prelims. Junior finals and Cadet prelims are set for Saturday with Cadet finals on Sunday. Brackets and live streaming can be found on Flowrestling.org.

Here are some names to look out for:

Past World medalists:

  • 43 kg Cadet – Emily Shilson, 2017 Cadet World silver
  • 65 kg Cadet – Alara Boyd, 2017 Cadet World silver and 2016 Cadet World bronze
  • 65 kg Cadet and 68 kg Junior – Macey Kilty, 2016 Cadet World bronze
  • 50 kg Junior – Alleida Martinez, 2015 Cadet World silver, 2016 Cadet World bronze
  • 55 kg Junior – Ronna Heaton, 2015 Cadet World champion, 2016 Cadet World silver
  • 68 kg Junior – Macey Kilty, 2016 Cadet World bronze

Past World Team members:

  • 46 kg Cadet – Olivia Shore, 2017 Cadet World Team
  • 69 kg Cadet and 68 kg Junior – Kelani Corbett, 2017 Cadet World Team
  • 50 kg Junior – McKayla Campbell, 2015 Cadet World Team, 2016 and 2017 Junior World Team
  • 50 kg Junior – Caitlyn Walker, 2016 and 2017 Cadet World Team
  • 53 kg Junior – Vayle-Rae Baker, 2015 and 2017 Cadet World Team
  • 53 kg Junior – Alisha Howk, 2017 Cadet World Team
  • 59 kg Junior – Brenda Reyna, 2016 Junior World Team
  • 62 kg Junior – Alex Liles, 2015 and 2017 Cadet World Teams

Senior U.S. Open champions:

  • 57 kg Junior – Alex Hedrick, 2018 U.S. Open champion and 2018 WCWA All-American2018 U23 World Team members:
  • 50 kg Junior – Charlotte Fowler, U23 World Team Trials champion at 53 kg and two-time WCWA All-American
  • 72 kg Junior – Korinahe Bullock, U23 World Team Trials champion at 76 kg and 2018 WCWA All-AmericanWCWA All-Americans:
  • 50 kg Junior – Maria Vidales, 2nd in 2018 and 3rd in 2017 at 109 lbs.
  • 50 kg Junior – Nina Pham, 7th in 2018 at 101 lbs.
  • 59 kg Junior – Allison Petix, 7th in 2018 at 130 lbs.
  • 62 kg Junior – Bridgette Duty, 7th in 2018 at 136 lbs.
  • 68 kg Junior – Alexia Foca, 4th in 2018 at 143 lbs.
  • 76 kg Junior – Dymond Guilford, 4th in 2018 at 170 lbs.
  • 76 kg Junior – Mariah Harris, 2nd in 2018 at 170 lbs. and 7th in 2017 at 155 lbs.