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Indiana Girls Wrestling IGNITES Wins 2017 Pre-Season Nationals Duals

By IGW, 10/28/17, 1:00AM EDT



Indiana Girls Wrestling IGNITES Red Team Wins Preseason Nationals Duals

New Palestine, IN--IGW and Dragon Wrestling Club co-hosted the USA Women's Pre-Season National Tournament 27-28 October 2017. This year also featured the inaugural year for a Duals tournament, which featured 8 teams from the midwest and east coast. Indiana Girls Wrestling's IGNITES Red team took first in these Duals Tournament over a field of teams from Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Missouri, and Georgia. IGW IGNITES Blue team also competed in the Duals Tournament. IGNITES Red defeated Ohio in the finals to claim the oversized first place trophy.

The tournament as a whole was a huge success, bringing together more than 140 girls-- making it the biggest women's wrestling event in Indiana history. Indiana was represented well by filling two teams IGNITES Red/Blue.  IGW girls were equally dominant during the individual tournament on the second day, with nearly all placing high in their divisions:

Girls I
45lbs. Hanna Givens 4th
45lbs. Gloria Cloud 6th

Girls II
55lbs. Matti Givens 7th
60lbs. Amelia Murphy 3rd
70lbs. Jaden Hughes 5th
75lbs. Rianne Murphy 1st Undefeated all weakend
90lbs. Ella Gahl 2nd

School Girl
81-89lbs. Rose Kaplan 7th
81-89lbs. Charissa Fauber 2nd
97lbs. Sydney DeLois 2nd
105lbs. Hurshal Pol 4th

94lbs. Madeline Rearick 1st
94lbs. Jaden Johnson 2nd
106lbs. Cierra Broukal 1st (undefeated all weekend)
112lbs. Kaylee Adams 1st
117lbs. Jaryn Strong 2nd
132lbs. Selina Brown 2nd
138lbs. Camyle Cain 1st (undefeated all weekend)
138lbs. Sierra Pienkowski 2nd
168-180lbs. Jasmine Hale 2nd
200lbs. Andelisa Henry 3rd

IGW would like to thank the state's very finest pairing officials, Pat Culp and Pat Van Horn for running the tournament on Trackwrestling. IGW would also like to thank everyone who pitched in and volunteered to make this tournament a huge success, from parents to students, which made the the event possible.

A special thanks is offered to thefamily of Brent Harvey, and to Megan Hurst and Harold Bucher, for pressing forward and sponsoring the Tournament with the War Of The Roses series. Great job everyone and see you next year.


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