Garrett, Valencia, Parris advance to Final X with World Team Trials Challenge Tournament Men’s Freestyle victories

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The final three men’s freestyle wrestlers to qualify for Final X were determined during the finals at the World Team Trials Challenge Tournament on Sunday afternoon.

Today’s winners will compete in Final X against the 2023 U.S. Open champion at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., June 10.

Advancing to Final X with victories were Nahshon Garrett at 61 kg, Zahid Valencia at 92 kg and Mason Parris at 125 kg. None of these athletes have yet to make a Senior World Team, although Valencia and Parris boast age-group World medals..

Garrett returns to Final X for the first time since 2018, when he won the U.S. Senior World Team berth but could not compete in the World Championships due to an injury in training. Continue reading at →