Texas wrestlers bring back hardware from Folkstyle Nationals

The 2024 Air Force Special Warfare 16U & Junior Boys and Girls Folkstyle Nationals, hosted in the iconic UNI Dome in Cedar Falls, IA, is primed to be a groundbreaking event in the world of wrestling. This year marks the introduction of a revamped format aimed at showcasing the elite young talent in the 16U and Junior divisions, spotlighting the hard work and dedication of these outstanding athletes.

As the first stage of the prestigious Triple Crown, this event not only sets the tone for the competitions to follow but also serves as a vital platform for athletes to demonstrate their skills before college recruiters and a national audience. With participants and spectators from across the country expected to attend, the Nationals stand as a testament to the spirit and passion that define high school folkstyle wrestling, making it an unmissable event for anyone involved in or enthusiastic about the sport.

Interview: Dorian Olivarez, Junior Boys Folkstyle Nationals Champion at 144 lbs.

Interview: Steel Meyers, 16U Boys Folkstyle Nationals Champion at 150 lbs.

Interview: Marisa Iturrino, 16U Girls Folkstyle Nationals Champion at 118 lbs.

Texas All-Americans

Age GroupWeightPlacementFirst NameLast NameClub
Junior Girls956AbigailMendozaTexas Style Wrestling Club
Junior Girls958LeilaRosasCarrollton Thunder Wrestling
Junior Girls1003AmayaRubalcadoCarrollton Thunder Wrestling
Junior Girls1206RaquelIturrinoCarrollton Thunder Wrestling
Junior Girls1207IshithaMallidiSisters on the Mat
Junior Girls1257BrookeMcCurley512 Outlaw Wrestling
Junior Girls1408OliviaSandovalCarrollton Thunder Wrestling
Junior Girls1457BronwynSadlierTexas
Junior Girls1905RyleeFerrantiKlein Oak High School Wrestling
Junior Girls1906CarlaCamposTexas
Junior Boys1064ZacharySiatkaNG Bombers Wrestling Club
Junior Boys1328TyAnnouraVici Wrestling Club
Junior Boys1441DorianOlivarezTexas
Junior Boys1577JaredRemingtonVici Wrestling Club
16U Girls1181MarisaIturrinoCarrollton Thunder Wrestling
16U Girls1186HaileyKennedyQuest for Gold Wrestling Club
16U Girls1365LillianSkeltonCarrollton Thunder Wrestling
16U Boys1202IzayiahChavezBest Trained Wrestling
16U Boys1501SteelMeyersBest Trained Wrestling
Masters C62-702NathanielFalconerBest Trained Wrestling
Masters E88-921JamesMillerVici Wrestling Club

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