USA Wrestling U23 Freestyle Nationals

2024 USA Wrestling U23 Freestyle Nationals results. June 1-2, at Geneva, OH.

Brackets/Results on arena.flowrestling.org

The U23 Nationals champions will have the first choice to compete at the U23 Pan American Championships in Rionegro, Colombia, in just a few weeks. If no age-eligible Senior National Team member chooses to claim the spot, the champions will also have the chance to compete at the U23 World Championships in Tirana, Albania.

U23 Freestyle National Champions

57 KG – Max Gallagher
61 KG – Nic Bouzakis
65 KG – Joshua Saunders
70 KG – Paniro Johnson
74 KG – Hunter Garvin
79 KG – Patrick Kennedy
86 KG – John Gunderson
92 KG – Jacob Cardenas
97 KG – Massoma Endene
125 KG – Lucas Stoddard

U23 Freestyle Best-of-Three Finals Results

57 KG
Max Gallagher (Pennsylvania RTC) dec. Charlie Farmer (West Point WC), 8-4
Max Gallagher (Pennsylvania RTC) dec. Charlie Farmer (West Point WC), 6-3

61 KG
Nic Bouzakis (Ohio RTC) dec. Kurtis Phipps (Buffalo RTC), 9-4
Nic Bouzakis (Ohio RTC) dec. Kurtis Phipps (Buffalo Valley RTC), 10-5

65 KG
Joshua Saunders (Spartan Combat RTC/ TMWC) tech. fall Wyatt Henson (Mat-Town WC), 11-0
Joshua Saunders (Spartan Combat RTC/ TMWC) dec. Wyatt Henson (Mat-Town WC), 3-2

70 KG
Paniro Johnson (Cyclone Regional Training Center C-RTC) dec. John Wiley (Oklahoma RTC), 6-2
Paniro Johnson (Cyclone Regional Training Center C-RTC) dec. John Wiley (Oklahoma RTC), 2-2

74 KG
Hunter Garvin (Iowa) dec. Cael Swensen (Jackrabbit WC), 10-9
Hunter Garvin (Iowa) tech. fall Cael Swensen (Jackrabbit WC), 14-1

79 KG
Patrick Kennedy (Hawkeye Wrestling Club) tech. fall Julian Ramirez (Spartan Combat RTC/ TMWC), 10-0
Patrick Kennedy (Hawkeye Wrestling Club) tech. fall Julian Ramirez (Spartan Combat RTC/ TMWC), 10-0

86 KG
John Gunderson (Panther Wrestling Club RTC) tech. fall Lucas Cochran (Nittany Lion WC), 10-0 0:52
John Gunderson (Panther Wrestling Club RTC) inj. def. Lucas Cochran (Nittany Lion WC)

92 KG
Jacob Cardenas (Spartan Combat RTC/ TMWC) dec. Wyatt Voelker (Panther Wrestling Club RTC), 9-1
Jacob Cardenas (Spartan Combat RTC/ TMWC) dec. Wyatt Voelker (Panther Wrestling Club RTC), 8-0

97 KG
Massoma Endene (Iowa) inj. def. Christopher Smith (SERTC- Virginia Tech)
Massoma Endene (Iowa) inj. def. Christopher Smith (SERTC- Virginia Tech)

125 KG
Lucas Stoddard (West Point Wrestling Club) tech. fall Nathan Taylor (Lvwc), 10-0
Lucas Stoddard (West Point Wrestling Club) tech. fall Nathan Taylor (Lvwc), 11-0

U23 Freestyle Challenge Tournament Placers

57 KG
1st Max Gallagher NY (Pennsylvania RTC) VPO1 Charlie Farmer IL (West Point Wrestling Club)
3rd Gregory Diakomihalis NY (Spartan Combat RTC/ TMWC) VPO1 Stevo Poulin CO (Northern Colorado Wrestling Club), 3-3
5th Trever Anderson IA (Panther Wrestling Club RTC) VFA Alan Koehler MN (Nebraska Wrestling Training Center), 2-0 1:36
7th Joey Cruz CA (Hawkeye Wrestling Club) VSU Shane Corrigan WI (Ranger Wrestling Club), 10-0 2:05

61 KG
1st Nic Bouzakis PA (Ohio Regional Training Center) VPO1 Kurtis Phipps PA (Buffalo Valley Regional Training Center)
3rd Drake Ayala IA (Hawkeye Wrestling Club) VSU1 Dominick Serrano CO (Northern Colorado Wrestling Club), 12-2 3:13
5th Stockton O’Brien WY (Wyoming Wrestling Reg Training Ctr) VIN Aaron Nagao CA (Nittany Lion Wrestling Club)
7th Anthony Noto NY (Mat-Town USA) VPO Tyler Ferrara NY (Spartan Combat RTC/ TMWC), 6-0

65 KG
1st Joshua Saunders MO (Spartan Combat RTC/ TMWC) VPO1 Wyatt Henson PA (Mat-Town WC)
3rd Cael Happel IA (Panther Wrestling Club RTC) VPO Haiden Drury WA (Brunson UVRTC), 7-0
5th Ryan Jack NC (Wolfpack Wrestling Club) VFA Julian Tagg OH (Jackrabbit Wrestling Club), 6-0 4:11
7th Zachary Redding NY (Cyclone Regional Training Center C-RTC) VFO Jacob Frost IA (Cyclone Regional Training Center C-RTC)

70 KG
1st Paniro Johnson PA (Cyclone Regional Training Center C-RTC) VPO1 John Wiley OK (Oklahoma Regional Training Center)
3rd Daniel Cardenas CO (Bear Cave Wrestling Club) VPO1 Edward Scott NC (Wolfpack Wrestling Club), 10-6
5th Caleb Rathjen IA (Hawkeye Wrestling Club) VPO1 Chance Lamer OR (Central Coast Regional Training Center), 5-4
7th Jaivon Jones OH (Arkansas Regional Training Center) VPO1 Jackson Arrington PA (Wolfpack Wrestling Club), 7-4

74 KG
1st Hunter Garvin IA (Iowa) VSU1 Cael Swensen MN (Jackrabbit Wrestling Club)
3rd Ryder Downey IA (Panther Wrestling Club RTC) VIN Jack Thomsen IA (Panther Wrestling Club RTC)
5th Derek Gilcher MI (Indiana RTC) VSU1 Matthew Bianchi WI (Arkansas Regional Training Center), 12-2 4:51
7th Andrew Dickson NC (George Mason University) VFO Grant O’Dell IA (Knights RTC)

79 KG
1st Patrick Kennedy MN (Hawkeye Wrestling Club) VSU Julian Ramirez NY (Spartan Combat RTC/ TMWC)
3rd Clayton Whiting WI (Minnesota Storm) VPO1 Will Miller AL (Boone RTC), 15-9
5th Nick South IN (Indiana RTC) VIN Tyler Lillard IN (Indiana RTC)
7th Joey Bianchi WI (Arkansas Regional Training Center) VSU1 Waylon Cressell IN (Warren Wrestling Academy), 13-2 0:58

86 KG
1st John Gunderson WI (Panther Wrestling Club RTC) VSU Lucas Cochran UT (Nittany Lion Wrestling Club)
3rd Reece Heller IL (Pittsburgh Wrestling Club) VPO1 Dylan Fishback OH (Wolfpack Wrestling Club), 10-6
5th Maximus Hale PA (Pennsylvania RTC) VSU Brayden Thompson OK (Cowboy RTC), 10-0 5:58
7th Donnell Washington IN (Indiana RTC) VFA Leonard Pinto PA (Nebraska Wrestling Training Center), 9-0 2:18

92 KG
1st Jacob Cardenas NJ (Spartan Combat RTC/ TMWC) VPO1 Wyatt Voelker IA (Panther Wrestling Club RTC)
3rd Christian Carroll OK (Cowboy RTC) VSU1 Seth Shumate OH (Ohio Regional Training Center), 16-6 4:21
5th Zach Glazier MN (Hawkeye Wrestling Club) VPO1 Levi Hopkins AK (Buies Creek Wrestling Club), 10-1
7th Trent Munoz CA (Beaver Dam RTC) VSU1 Matthew Zuber IL (Northern Illinois RTC), 13-2 4:47

97 KG
1st Massoma Endene IA (Iowa) VIN Christopher Smith VA (SERTC- Virginia Tech)
3rd Nick Stemmet IL (Illinois) VPO1 Kalob Runyon IA (Panther Wrestling Club RTC), 7-4
5th Adam Ortega NY (Charleston Regional Training Center) VFA Adam Ahrendsen IA (Panther Wrestling Club RTC), 6-3 4:42
7th Austin Kohlhofer OH (West Point Wrestling Club) VPO1 Dakoda Rodgers PA (Upj), 9-1

125 KG
1st Nathan Taylor PA (Lvwc) vs. Lucas Stoddard OH (West Point Wrestling Club)
3rd Crew Howard IA (Nebraska Golden Eagles Wrestling Club) VPO1 Kail Wynia SD (Jackrabbit Wrestling Club), 9-7
5th Jacob Bullock IN (Indiana RTC) VPO1 Jake Boley CO (Nebraska Golden Eagles Wrestling Club), 12-4
7th Ashton Davis TN (Spartan Combat RTC/ TMWC) VPO1 Logan Shephard OH (Buffalo Valley Regional Training Center), 11-2

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