Minnesota Blue Wins 16U Greco Nationals Duals, Illinois Claims 14U Title

Minnesota Red Places Third at 14U Duals

WESTFIELD, Ind. – Minnesota Blue put together a big win over Oklahoma Outlaws Blue in the finals of the 16U Greco-Roman National Duals, 48-26, and Illinois edged out Pennsylvania Blue in the 14U finals, 39-38.

Minnesota Blue won 12 of the night’s 17 matches against Oklahoma Outlaws Blue, including four wins by tech fall and eight by decision. For third place in the 16U division, California took out Illinois, 36-35. Pennsylvania Blue won the fifth-place dual and Idaho emerged victorious for seventh.

In the 14U division, Illinois and Pennsylvania Blue split the bout 9-9. It came down to the 87 kg bout, where Domenic Munaretto won an 11-0 tech fall. The third-place team was Minnesota Red, which dominated Iowa, 52-29. Round out the placement match winners were New Jersey and Michigan Blue for fifth and seventh, respectively. Continue reading at teamusa.org →