(PRWEB) June 29, 2005
Salt Lake City, UT - (Newswire.net via PRWeb) June 29, 2005 --Specialized Wrestling Club, an Olympic Styles wrestling club that practices at Cottonwood High, had 11 wrestlers place at the USA-Wrestling Western Regional Championship last weekend in Winnemucca, Nevada. Over 1000 wrestlers from 11 western states competed in 4 age groups, and 14 weight divisions.
Wrestlers competed in both Greco-Roman, and Freestyle. Both wrestling styles are Olympic sports. Placers are:
Mathew Brown, age 15, 1st place Greco Roman, 1st Freestyle
Spencer Brown, age 13, 4th Greco Roman, 6th Freestyle
Jason Chamberlain, age 15, 1st Greco Roman, 1st Freestyle
Austin Christensen, age 12, 2nd Greco Roman, 3rd Freestyle
Jordan Clark, age15, 4th Greco Roman, 5th Freestyle
Matt Fairbrother, age15, 2nd Greco Roman, 3rd Freestyle
Jaes Jones, age 15, 1st Greco Roman, 3rd Freestyle
Blake Mangrum age 15, 2nd Greco Roman, 1st Freestyle
Connor Meadows, age 14, 4th Greco Roman, 5rd Freestyle
Cole Shaffer, age 15, 2nd Greco Roman, 2nd Freestyle
Mike Valentine, age 15, 5th Greco Roman, 5th Freestyle
To qualify for the Regional Championship, wrestlers had to place at a Utah State Championship tournament held last April. The top 6 placers from each of 4 regional tournaments qualify for the USA Wrestling National Championship held in Fargo North Dakota on July 23rd.
Specialized Wrestling Club is coached by Cam Jones, a 3X Utah State Champion, and placer at the USA World Senior Team Trials held earlier this month in Ames, Iowa.
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