Day 1 is over in Myrtle Beach and the Texas boys wrestling in the first session ran into hammers and in 1 instant, to each other. With only the 106, 113, 120, 126, 182, 195, 220, and HWT weights wrestling the first round Mason Ding is the only wrestler to make it to the 2nd day. Ding with only a 32 man bracket compared to some with 128 man brackets will start off in the quarter finals on Sunday against the #1 seed Pettigrew from Georgia.
Other notables where that Eli Sheeran and Jonathon Wertz met on the consolation side at 182 with the win going Wertz’s way 5-0. Farid Mobarak had the #1 seed and #6 national ranked wrestler his first match that put him in the consolations. Trebor Moreno was tied going into the 3rd period and appeared to be in control but had to forfeit out with injury to his knee.
Had weights of 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, and 170 and most of the wrestlers got at least 4 matches in before their early exit. Aaron Loften however was SV away from making the quarter finals against A. Ayzerov the #13 nationally ranked wrestler of New Jersey who came from behind I the 3rd to tie the score 7-7 then win in SV 9-7. Loften has also who all his matches by fall as well.
Mason Ding and Aaron Loften both will start wrestling again at 8:00am eastern tomorrow/Sunday. Both will have to win 2 matches to place. The women and the youth start tomorrow as well.