Minnesota places fifth
TULSA, Okla. – The 14U Girls National Dual final was a meeting between the returning champion, Pennsylvania, and Washington, who had an incredible run to overpower Wisconsin for a spot in the finals on Saturday.
Pennsylvania, who swept all six opponents in pool competition, continues a winning tradition after defeating Washington 39-20 for the national title. Morgan Hyland (Pennsylvania) set the tone of the dual at 79 pounds with a technical fall over Alyse Gudde (Washington). Hyland had two four-point moves in the match and finished with a perfect 13-0 score.
Alysiana Ierley (Pennsylvania) followed up Hyland with a pin over Bailee Wagner (Washington) at 85 pounds. Ierley controlled the match, scoring two takedowns to lead 4-0. She took Wagner to her back with 20 seconds left in the period for the fall to put Pennsylvania up 9-0. Continue reading at teamusa.org →