USA Wrestling

Apr 22 U S Nationals medal match results and finals matchups

By Gary Abbott | April 22, 2000, midnight (ET)
U.S. National Wrestling Championships

at Las Vegas, Nev., April 21-22

FREESTYLE

54 kg/119 lbs.

1st - Sammie Henson, Norman, Okla. (Sunkist Kids) vs. Eric Akin, Overland Park, Kan. (Dave Schultz WC)

3rd - Stephen Abas, Fresno, Calif. (Sunkist Kids) dec. Mike Mena, Iowa City, Iowa (Hawkeye), 4-0

5th - Teague Moore, Pittsburgh, Pa. (Sunkist Kids) won by inj. Dft. Over Lou Rosselli, Edinboro, Pa. (New York AC)

7th -Tim Dernlan, Columbus, Ohio (Ohio International) won by inj. Dft. Over Chris Fleeger, Trout Run, Pa. (Advantage)

58 kg/127.75 lbs.

1st - Kerry Boumans, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Dave Schultz WC) vs. Danny Felix, Norman, Okla. (Sunkist Kids)

3rd -Mark Ironside, Iowa City, Iowa (Hawkeye) dec. Yero Washington, Fresno, Calif. (Sunkist Kids), 8-1

5th - Eric Guerrero, Stillwater, Okla. (Sunkist Kids) won by inj. Dft. Over Jason Kutz, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army)

7th - Jeff Bedard, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army) won by inj. Dft. Over Dwight Hinson, Ames, Iowa (Sunkist Kids)

63 kg/138.75 lbs.

1st - Cary Kolat, Morgantown, W.Va. (Dave Schultz WC) vs. T.J. Jaworsky, Chapel Hill, N.C. (New York AC)

3rd - Bill Zadick, Iowa City, Iowa (Hawkeye) dec. John Fisher, Ypsilanti, Mich. (Sunkist Kids), 5-1

5th - Eric Larkin, Tempe, Ariz. (Sunkist Kids) won by inj.dft. over Shawn Charles, Mt. Pleasant, Mich. (Sunkist Kids)

7th - Jeremy Ensrud, Eugene, Ore. (Dave Schultz WC) dec. Mike Eierman, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Team Excel), 16-11

69 kg/152 lbs.

1st - Lincoln McIlravy, Iowa City, Iowa (Hawkeye) vs. Chris Bono, Ames, Iowa (Sunkist Kids)

3rd - Pat Santoro, Bethlehem, Pa. (New York AC) dec. Terry Steiner, Madison, Wis. (Team Excel), 4-3

5th - Alan Fried, Lakewood, Ohio (Sunkist Kids) vs. Ramico Blackmon, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Team Excel), 4-2

7th - Casey Cunningham, Mt. Pleasant, Mich. (Sunkist Kids) dec. Kenny Johnson, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Wildcat), 7-2

76 kg/167.5 lbs.

1st - Joe Williams, Iowa City, Iowa (Hawkeye) vs. Brandon Slay, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Dave Schultz WC)

3rd - Brian Dolph, Ridley Park, Pa. (Dave Schultz WC) dec. Byron Tucker, Norman, Okla. (Sunkist Kids), 3-1

5th - Steve Marianetti, Urbana, Ill. (New York AC) won by inj. Dft. Over Sean Bormet, Ann Arbor, Mich. (Cliff Keen)

7th - Glen Pritzlaff, Philadelphia, Pa. (Dave Schultz WC) won by inj. Dft. Over Dan St. John, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids)

85 kg/187.25 lbs.

1st - Les Gutches, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids) vs. Charles Burton, Bloomington, Ind. (New York AC)

3rd - Lee Fullhart, Iowa City, Iowa (Hawkeye WC) dec. Aaron Simpson, Tempe, Ariz. (Sunkist Kids), 4-0

5th - Ray Brinzer, Iowa City, Iowa (Dave Schultz WC) won by inj. Dft. Over Cael Sanderson, Heber City, Utah (Sunkist Kids)

7th - Tim Hartung, Minneapolis, Minn. (Minnesota Storm) dec. Viktor Sveda, Bloomington, Ind., 6-4

97 kg/213.75 lbs.

1st - Dominic Black, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army) vs. Melvin Douglas, Mesa, Ariz. (Sunkist Kids)

3rd - Chad Lamer, Iowa City, Iowa (Hawkeye) won by inj. Dft. Over Joel Sharratt, Minneapolis, Minn. (Minnesota Storm)

5th - Rex Holman, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army) won by inj. Dft. Over Mitch Clark, Columbus, Ohio (Ohio International)

7th - Mark Munoz, Stillwater, Okla. won by inj. Dft. Over Jason Robison, Pittsburgh, Pa. (New York AC)

130 kg/286 lbs.

1st - Stephen Neal, Bakersfield, Calif. (Dave Schultz WC) vs. Kerry McCoy, State College, Pa. (New York AC)

3rd - Tolly Thompson, Cedar Falls, Iowa (Sunkist Kids) won by inj. Dft. Over Tom Erikson, W. Lafayette, Ind. (Sunkist Kids)

5th - Airron Richardson, Shaker Heights, Ohio (Team Excel) pin Angelo Borzio, E. Stroudsburg, Pa. (New York AC), 1:19

7th - Tim Courtad, Cleveland, Ohio (Bobcat WC) won by inj. Dft. Over Billy Blunt, Raleigh, N.C. (Sunkist Kids)

GRECO-ROMAN

54 kg/119 lbs.

1st - Steven Mays, Pensacola, Fla. (Armed Forces) vs. Brandon Paulson, Golden Valley, Minn. (Minnesota Storm)

3rd - Broderick Lee, Huntington Beach, Calif. (Jets) dec. Shawn Sheldon, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC), 7-4

5th - Jeff Cervone, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Armed Forces) won by tech. fall over Marcos Jeantete, Pensacola, Fla. (Armed Forces), 10-0

7th -Michel Santos, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Armed Forces) dec. Joey Dansby, San Luis Obispo, Calif. (Dave Schultz WC), 10-3

58 kg/127.75 lbs.

1st - Dennis Hall, Plover, Wis. (Sunkist Kids) vs. Jim Gruenwald, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids)

3rd -Duaine Martin, Quantico, Va. (Armed Forces) dec. Mujaahid Maynard, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Armed Forces), 4-3

5th -Darnell Lollis, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC) dec. Dave Nieradka, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Armed Forces), 5-0

7th - Cody Sanderson, Heber City, Utah (Sunkist Kids) dec. Josh Fox, Colorado Springs, Colo., 7-3

63 kg/138.75 lbs.

1st - Shon Lewis, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Armed Forces) vs. Kevin Bracken, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC)

3rd - James Shillow, Quantico, Va. (Armed Forces) dec. Jason Tolbert, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Armed Forces), 15-10, ot

5th - Glenn Nieradka, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Armed Forces) won by inj. dft. over Jacob Hey, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Armed Forces)

7th - Brian Pickering, Pensacola, Fla. (Armed Forces) won by tech. fall over Glenn Garrison, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Peninsula)

69 kg/152 lbs.

1st - Heath Sims, Huntington Beach, Calif. (Dave Schultz WC) vs. Marcel Cooper, Quantico, Va. (Armed Forces)

3rd -Keith Wilson, Colorado Springs, Colo.(Armed Forces) won by ref. Dec. over Joey Clark, Quantico, Va. (Armed Forces)

5th - Ethan Harris, Salt Lake City, Utah (Dave Schultz WC) won by inj. dft. over Chris Saba, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC)

7th - Brandon McNab, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Dave Schultz WC) won by inj. dft. over Willy Knight, Columbus, Ohio (Ohio International)

76 kg/167.5 lbs.

1st - Matt Lindland, Lincoln, Neb. (Sunkist Kids) vs. Keith Sieracki, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Armed Forces)

3rd - T.C. Dantzler, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC) won by tech. fall over Mike Uker, Minneapolis, Minn., (Minnesota Stork), 12-0, 2:26

5th - Tom Ciezki, Evanston, Ill. (Wildcat) won by inj. dft. over Kevin Vogel, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Michigan WC)

7th - Rob McKenny, Quantico, Va. (Armed Forces) dec. Carl Fronhofer, Salem, N.Y. (PWC), 3-1

85 kg/187.25 lbs.

1st - Quincey Clark, New Brighton, Minn. (Minnesota Storm) vs. Dan Henderson, Gresham, Ore. (Dave Schultz WC)

3rd -Ethan Bosch, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC) dec. Chael Sonnen, Tualatin, Ore. (Dave Schultz WC), 7-0

5th - James Meyer, Colorado Springs, Colo. (unattached) won by inj. Dft. Over Dan Niebuhr, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids)

7th - Jake Sabo, Albany, N.Y. (ATWA) won by inj. Dft. Over Kenny Owens, Quantico, Va. (Armed Forces)

97 kg/213.75 lbs.

1st - Jason Gleasman, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC) vs. Garrett Lowney, Appleton, Wis. (Minnesota Storm)

3rd - Randy Couture, Gresham, Ore. (Sunkist Kids) dec. Dave Surofchek, Colorado Springs, Colo., 5-0

5th - Jason Klohs, Maple Grove, Minn. (Minnesota Storm) dec. Greg Gibson, Quantico, Va. (Armed Forces), 1-0, ot, 9:00

7th - Joshua Hall, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Armed Forces) won by inj. dft. Over Michael Foy, Brooklyn Park, Minn. (Sunkist Kids)

130 kg/286 lbs.

1st - Matt Ghaffari, Avon Lake, Ohio (Sunkist Kids) vs. Rulon Gardner, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids)

3rd - Corey Farkas, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Armed Forces) dec. Dremiel Byers, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Armed Forces), 3-2

5th - Billy Pierce, Minneapolis, Minn. (Minnesota Storm) pin Brian Keck, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC), 3:17

7th - Josh Etu, Albany, N.Y. (ATWA) pin Tim Tekautz, LaCrosse, Wis. (Minnesota Storm), 4:29

WOMEN

46 kg/101.25 lbs.

1st - Tricia Saunders, Phoenix, Ariz. (Sunkist Kids) vs. Clarissa Chun, Kapolei, Hawaii (Missouri Valley)

3rd - Julie Gonzalez, Vallejo, Calif. (Peninsula Grapplers)

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