The big one, Junior Freestyle, kicks off Sunday, July 15th in Fargo, North Dakota. Some of the best high school aged wrestlers will do battle in the largest tournament of the bunch. Join us going weight-by-weight to break down the contenders who will be battling for the most coveted stop sign of them all!
Note: The category named “Returning All-Americans” referred strictly to those that got on the podium previously in Fargo, in freestyle ONLY. There will be a separate preview for Greco which will single out those All-Americans.
Contenders: Kael Brisker (Iowa), Zach Espalin (Arizona), Joseph Fischer (Pennsylvania), Eli Griffin (Oklahoma), Ronan Schuelke (Illinois)
This weight is strange as there are no returning All-Americans, even from the Cadet level. There is also no established superstar that is favored to lap the field. Oklahoma’s Eli Griffin has the best track record nationali...
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