On November 17 youth wrestlers representing all 5 Texas regions traveled to Tulsa, Oklahoma for the World of Wrestling Tulsa Kickoff tournament, the first jewel in the prestigious Trinity award. World of Wrestling proclaims “Our events have been called many names such as The Granddaddy of Them All, The Real National Championships, The Superbowl of Wrestling, The Largest Jr. Event in the World, and the Toughest Tournament in the World” https://worldofwrestling-roller.com/about/
Tulsa Kickoff entries ranged from 6U to 15U, there were 45 entries in the boys division and 8 in girls. Twenty two of our wrestlers made the podium–17 from the boys divisions and 5 from the girls divisions.
One Texas wrestler placed in both the boys and girls divisions– Kyleigh Danielson from Texas Elite. Of those who made the podium, eight placed top 3, bringing home the elusive and prestigious eagle trophy.
There was one Texas champion, Beau Russell from ReZults Wrestling. He won his 6U 49lb bracket making him an eligible contender for the Trinity award.
Congratulations to all who made the podium! Here is a list (top 3 bold)
Zane Enriquez from Takedown Elite, 6U 40lbs, 5th place
Kyleigh Danielson from Texas Elite, 6U 49lbs, 3rd place
Beau Russell from ReZults Wrestling, 6U 49lbs, 1st place
Kemp Enriquez from Takedown Elite, 8U 43lbs, 5th place
Tate Russell from ReZults Wrestling, 8U 58lbs, 3rd place
Ryan Alvarado from APEX, 8U 85lbs, 4th place
Tobin Russell from High Ground Wrestling, 8U 85lbs, 6th place
Jordan Roland from Wesley Wrestling Club, 8U 100, 3rd place
D’Andre Adams from Lofton Style Wrestling, 10U 76lbs, 5th place
John Alvarado from APEX, 10U 80lbs, 6th place
Major Pierce from Cardinal Wrestling Club, 10U 130lbs, 3rd place
Evan Restivo from Johny Hendricks Wrestling Academy, 12U 80lbs, 6th place
Drew Barnes from Cardinal Wrestling Club, 12U 88lbs, 5th place
Oliver Pulliam from Best Trained Wrestling, 12U 88lbs, 4th place
Vinny Ferrari from Cardinal Wrestling Club, 12U 88lbs, 3rd place
Carter Barrio from ReZults Wrestling, 12U 120lbs, 6th place
Steel Meyers from Best Trained Wrestling, 15U 145, 4th place
Kyleigh Danielson from Texas Elite, 7U 50lbs, 5th place
Annabel Choo from Gracie Barra Westchase, 9U 57lbs, 3rd place
Mackenzie Harris from Texas Elite, 12U 82lbs, 6th place
Zaylyn Woods from Texas Elite, 12U 100lbs, 5th place
Kailin Sebert from Best Trained Wrestling, 15U 115lbs, 2nd place
We look forward to seeing our Texas wrestlers represent this great state at Tulsa Nationals in January, 2023 which is the next tournament in the World of Wrestling series.