North Dakotans Savageau, Burwick, and Kaylor Unbeaten After Day 1 of Junior Freestyle

North Dakota products Noah Savageau (Bismarck), Kyle Burwick (Hettinger), and Matt Kaylor (Bismarck) navigated through day one of the Junior National Freestyle Championships undefeated Sunday. Burwick, seeded first at 126 pounds, won four consecutive matches by a combined score of 41-0. Only Illinois’ Brody Norman pushed Burwick through to the second period. Burwick will wrestle…

Wilfried Tanefeu Advances to Quarterfinals at U16 Nationals; Four North Dakotans Still Alive

Bismarck High state champion Wilfried Tanefeu is the only North Dakota Cadet still alive on the championship side of the bracket at the U16 national championships in Fargo.  Reece Barnhardt (Bismarck), Nathan Schauer (Ashley), and Isaiah Huus (New Salem) still remain in the wrestlebacks.  Tanefeu started the day with consecutive technical falls including a 10-0…

North Dakota Cadet and Junior Nationals Lineups

North Dakota’s best Cadet (U16) and Junior wrestlers are set to compete for national championships this weekend at the Fargodome.  The North Dakota Junior team is led by prior Fargo All Americans Kyle Burwick (Hettinger), Ryan Ripplinger (Bismarck), and Matt Kaylor (Bismarck).  Burwick was fourth in the freestyle portion of the tournament at 120 pounds…