Kaylor Puts a Bow On Fargo with Fourth Place Finish

It was a fantastic week for Team North Dakota at the U16 and Junior national championships, and Bismarck’s Matt Kaylor put a bow in it Friday afternoon with a fourth place finish in the Junior Greco-Roman 195 pound division. Kaylor, who will compete at the University of Mary in the fall, was beaten in the…

Kaylor Headed to Junior Greco Roman Semifinals

With a 3-1 victory over Clint Herrick of Missouri Thursday evening in the quarterfinals, Bismarck’s Matt Kaylor locked up All American status in the Junior Greco division and needs two wins to grab North Dakota’s third national title of the week. Kaylor, who will begin his college career at the University of Mary this fall…

Christian Tanefeu Wins Cadet Greco National Title; Huus Seventh

Not to be outdone by brother Wilfried, Christian Tanefeu scored a national title of his own Thursday afternoon in the 106 pound Cadet Greco Roman division. Wilfried Tanefeu was crowned 113 pound Cadet Freestyle Champion Monday. Christian was dominant from start to finish; beginning with three consecutive technical falls before winning 6-2 and 5-1 decisions…

Christian Tanefeu Advances to Cadet Greco Semis; Huus Doubles Up

Christian Tanefeu rebounded in a big way after not finishing on the podium in the Cadet Freestyle tournament.  Seeded second after a runner-up Greco finish last summer in the Junior division, Tanefeu recorded three consecutive shutout technical falls before defeating Minnesota’s Zachary Silvis in the quarterfinals 6-2.  Tanefeu will wrestle Horatio Godinez of Washington in…

Kyle Burwick Caps Junior Freestyle Career With Fourth Place Finish; Bismarck’s Savageau Eighth

Hettinger five-time state champion Kyle Burwick finished fourth at the Junior Freestyle National Championships Tuesday afternoon in Fargo.  After two days of rigorous competition, Burwick fell to Missouri’s Wyatt Henson 17-6 in the third place bout at 126 pounds.   The match was much closer than the score reflects.  Burwick knotted the score at two with…