Jason Fonzi (red) wrestling Julian Capucetti from East L.A. College in the
first round of the Greco-Roman Tournament.
Cody Iorns (left) vs. Matt Goldberg of New York in the first round of
First Round match between Shane Shaughnessy (red) and Michael Ferlazzo
from New York.
Shaughnessy throwing Frelazzo in the second period.
Shaughnessy wins in straight sets 8-3; 7-0 vs. Ferlazzo.
Jesse Strader in red throwing Terrance Williams of Oregon
Jason Fonzi (blue) wrestles Cameron Wade of Penn State in the first round
of Junior FILA Freestyle.
Jason French (red) wrestles Talel Khal of Oregon in a Greco-Roman Match.
French pinned Khal 1:14 into the first period.
Pat Hayhurst (blue) wrestles David Eubanks of Pennsylvania in the first
round of Greco-Roman in the Veterans B Division.
Shane Shaughnessy (top) looking for a fall vs. Jess Patrick of Washington
in early Greco-Roman action. Shaughnessy with a pin 1:30 into the third
Kyle Monji (blue) vs. Charles Thomas of New York in the first round of
Monji attempting to prevent a gut wrench roll by Thomas.
Jourdan Chavez (top) vs. Drake Medeiros of Team Hawaii in Greco-Roman
Pat Hayhurst (right) vs. Tyrone Abercrombie of Arizona and Team NYAC in
the second round of Veterans Greco-Roman Division B.
Shaughnessy with a swolen eye after his first Greco-Roman match.
Nice shade of eye liner...
Nick Ruiz (red) defending a high gut wrench against Eugenio Jeantete of
New Mexico in the first round of Western Junior Freestyle Wrestling.
Nick with a tight front headlock on Jeantete.
Ruiz defending a deep High-C from Jeantete.
Jonathan Melendez (red) working for a front headlock against Jimmy Miller
Jason French resting before his first of two National Championship bouts.
Anthony Chu (red) with at takedown on Kaden Thomas of Montana. Chu pinned
him 1:59 into the first period.
Jourdan Chavez (red) vs. Jared Leithead of Wyoming in his first round
Chavez looks to the official for the 5-count.
Jesse Strader (blue) vs. Darryl Johnson, Jr., of Minnesota in the first
round of the Junior Western Freestyle competition.
Strader with an attempt at an ankle pick on Johnson.
Shane Shaughnessy (blue) vs. Niko Hughes of Washington in their
first-round freestyle match.
Shaughnessy with back exposure as they go out of bounds.
Shaughnessy works a cradle on Hughes.
Almost there, but not quite enough.
Shaughnessy with the lift on Hughes to push the match into the third
From L to R: Coach Hayhurst, Coach Leach and Coach Mortensen watch and
give instruction to Freebird wrestlers.
Cody Iorns defends the bottom position against Josh Lauderdale of
Washington in the first round of the Freestyle tournament.
Iorns looking back to the corner for guidance.
Iorns defending against Lauderdale's leg attack.
Jonathan Melendez (blue) vs. Lance Vreeland of Nevada in their freestyle
Melendez with a high double leg throw in the first period.
Melendez with the second period bear-hug to take Vreeland straight to the
mat for the fall.
Melendez defeats Vreeland with a fall 41 seconds into the second period in
their first-round Junior Western Freestyle match.
Michael Bruno vs. Dustin Leutz of Rock Head Wrestling Club square off in
the second round of the Senior Men's Greco-Roman qualifying tournament.
Back Row, L to R: Jason Fonzi, Kyle Monji, & Michael Bruno. Front
Row: Nick Ruiz, Andrew Ruiz and Jesse Strader wind down and recover after
the first round matches are complete.