in ,

Texas Recap: 2024 NHSCA Nationals – Virginia Beach Day 1

The National High School Coaches Association hosts one of the nation’s toughest and final folkstyle wrestling tournaments, featuring teams from across the United States. With over 100 wrestlers from Texas competing for All-American status, the tournament kicked off with intense competition. Here’s a recap of Day 1’s action.

Freshman Division

Early in the morning, Hector Ortiz set the pace in the freshman 106lb division with two exciting wins before stumbling in the round of 32. He aims to regain momentum on Day 2.

Cayden Rios, competing in the 132lb weight class, had an outstanding day, going 4-0 and securing a spot in the quarterfinals.

Jaxon Russell, at 126lbs, finished the day with a 3-1 record, falling in the round of 16 in a highly competitive bracket.

Steel Meyers and Sean Perez Jr., competing at 145lbs, both advanced to the quarterfinals, showcasing their skills and determination.

Sophomore Division

Texas boasted 9 wrestlers still in contention after Day 1 in the sophomore division, with three on the top side and six on the bottom of the bracket.

Andrew Huerta made an impressive run to the quarterfinals, defeating the 2 seed early in the tournament.

Jair ‘yahyah Jackson-Bey and Will Deutschlander both reached the quarterfinals….

Yes, there's even more!
The Best Texas Wrestling Content.
Enjoy local Texas wrestling perspective as well as national outlook with the power of Rokfin. Cancel at any time.
  • Exclusive Texas Wrestling content
  • Rankings, articles, video, livestreams
  • Access to over 130+ wrestling channels
  • Ad-Free. No ads, no banners – not now, not ever
  • Our Mission is to provide the most and best Texas wrestling content. We believe wrestling is the toughest sport and deserves media coverage. If you appreciate what we do, please consider subscribing to help support what we provide
  • With a Rokfin subscription, you gain access to exclusive content, Missouri high school rankings and other premium content that may not be available to non-subscribers. The WrestlingTexas premium subscription is available at $14.99 per month or $149.99 per year, offering the flexibility to cancel anytime.
  • There aren't many sites dedicated to wrestling in Texas, if any. If you appreciate what we do for the sport, please consider subscribing to help support us.

What do you think?

345 points
Upvote Downvote

Written by Ty’Rae Carter

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *