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scored on a double-leg takedown to break a 2-2 tie and followed with a leg lace en route to defeating California’s Joe Cisneros 6-4 in the 106 finals. Junior Nationals Greco champion Roy Nash of Utah capped a dominating tour- nament by downing Connecticut’s Angus Cowell 11-0 in the 220 finals. Nash was a double Cadet Nationals champ in 2012. Junior Greco-Roman

Coon scored an early takedown and followed with a succession of turns in rolling past Minnesota’s Sam Stoll by a quick technical fall to cap an exciting Junior Nationals Greco-Roman event. Coon came back strong after being swept by Stoll in two straight matches in the finals of the FILA Junior World Team Trials last month in Stillwater, Okla. “I don’t like to use the word revenge, but it was definitely redemption for me,” Coon said. “I wanted to prove to myself that I could do it. I didn’t feel like I wres- tled well in Stillwater and he capitalized on it. I’m not going to lie, he destroyed me. I had the mentality here that I just wanted to get after it.”

Illinois wrestler Davonte Mahomes defeated teammate Xavier Montalvo 4-0 in the 160 finals. Mahomes won a Junior Folkstyle Nationals crown in April. Illinois won the team title with Minnesota second and Wisconsin third. Idaho’s Hayden Tuma repeated as Junior Nationals champion after rolling past Missouri’s Rodney Clevenger 8-0 in the 132 finals. Tuma did not allow a point in the tournament and was named Outstanding Wrestler. Tuma’s high school teammate, Idaho’s Jon Jay Chavez, recorded a first-period technical fall over Andrew Millsap of Kansas in the 152 finals. Junior women’s freestyle

Oklahoma’s Becka Leathers knocked

off returning champion Kayla Miracle of Indiana 10-2 to win a Junior Nationals title at 139 pounds.

Leathers won a 2012 Cadet Nationals title and followed with a Folkstyle Junior Nationals title this year. Leathers was named Outstanding Wrestler. “I was very impressed by Kayla’s resume – I’m just confident in my abili- ties,” Leathers said. “I expected to go out and give her all she wanted. It turned out to work in my favor and I got it done.” New York’s Alexis Porter repeated as champion after defeating California’s Jasmine Mendoza 11-2 in the 148 finals. Porter beat Mendoza for the second straight year in the finals. California won the team title with Texas second and Michigan third. Hawaii’s Teshya Alo earned her second

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Cadet Triple Crown winners (from left): Colorado's Mark Hall, Oklahoma’s Daton Fix, Texas’ Nick Reenan and Iowa’s Jacob Marnin. John Sachs photo.

Wisconsin’s Jessika Rottier 11-3 in the 130 Junior finals. Colorado’s Cody Pfau blanked Georgia’s Amy Hou 11-0 in a battle of returning Junior Nationals champions in the 105 finals. Pfau won the award for most falls in the least amount of time. Twins Marina and Regina Doi of California were declared co-champions after both reached the finals at 97 pounds.

Cadet freestyle

USA Wrestling’s Triple Crown club wel- comed four new members into its exclu- sive group during the Cadet Nationals freestyle finals. Oklahoma’s Daton Fix (113 pounds),

Ohio’s Nathan Tomasello won his 3rd Junior freestyle title. John Sachs photo.

title of the event after pinning Nebraska’s Gabrielle Weyhrich in the 125 finals. Colorado’s Maya Nelson followed with a Cadet/Junior double of her own after rallying from an early deficit to top

Texas’ Nick Reenan (152), Colorado’s Mark Hall (160) and Iowa’s Jacob Marnin (285) joined the prestigious group of Triple Crown winners by winning Cadet freestyle championships. Those four wrestlers completed Triple Crowns after previously earning Cadet Folkstyle Nationals titles in April in Cedar Falls, Iowa and Cadet Nationals Greco- Roman crowns earlier this week in Fargo. Fix rallied to earn a 12-9 victory over

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