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Wrestlers Compete At USAW Folkstyle Nationals

By Ben Kissling, 03/31/18, 11:15AM CDT

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3 All Americans In The Bunch

 

A handful of Simley wrestlers traveled to Cedar Falls Iowa this past weekend to compete at the USAW Folkstyle Nationals.  In  result, 3 wrestlers qualified for All American status as they placed in the top 8 of their bracket.  Quayin Short placed the highest with a 3rd place finish.  Travis Dohman placed 8th and his younger brother Dylan placed 7th in his bracket.  Two other wrestlers, Zach Miller and Ruben Saldivar competed and won matches with Zach winning one, and Ruben winning 2 and finishing one match away from placing.

Complete results for Simley wrestlers:

 

Cadet 160

Quayin Short's place is 3rd and has scored 20.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 - Quayin Short (Simley) won by fall over Peyton Smith (Ringers) (Fall 0:27)
  • Champ. Round 2 - Quayin Short (Simley) won by fall over Ethan Shunn (Team Utah) (Fall 1:38)
  • Quarterfinal - Quayin Short (Simley) won by decision over Carl Leuer (Pinnacle) (Dec 3-0)
  • Semifinal - Duwayne Villalpando (maize) won by fall over Quayin Short (Simley) (Fall 2:29)
  • Cons. Semi - Quayin Short (Simley) won by decision over Diego Chavez (Sunkist wrestling academy) (Dec 7-0)
  • 3rd Place Match - Quayin Short (Simley) won by decision over Carl Leuer (Pinnacle) (Dec 5-0)

 

Cadet 182

Travis Dohmen's place is 8th and has scored 7.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 - Peter Ming (Elk Grove Wrestling) won by major decision over Travis Dohmen (Simley) (Maj 9-0)
  • Cons. Round 1 - Travis Dohmen (Simley) received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 2 - Travis Dohmen (Simley) won by fall over Mike Sprung (Mounds View Mustangs) (Fall 2:16)
  • Cons. Round 3 - Dorian Walters (Purler Wrestling Academy) won in sudden victory - 1 over Travis Dohmen (Simley) (SV-1 5-3)
  • 7th Place Match - Ethan Tegels (Cadott) won by decision over Travis Dohmen (Simley) (Dec 7-0)

 

Junior 113

Zach Miller's place is unknown and has scored 4.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 - Hunter Leake (The Empire Wrestling Club) won by decision over Zach Miller (Pinnacle) (Dec 6-0)
  • Cons. Round 1 - Zach Miller (Pinnacle) received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 2 - Zach Miller (Pinnacle) won by decision over Joseph Mecham (Sanderson Wrestling Academy) (Dec 6-3)

 

Schoolboy/girl 125

Ruben Saldivar's place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 - Elix Hernandez (Team Kansas) won by major decision over Ruben Saldivar (Simley) (Maj 12-2)
  • Cons. Round 1 - Ruben Saldivar (Simley) received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 2 - Ruben Saldivar (Simley) won by major decision over Drew Wendzicki (Kaukauna Grappling Ghosts) (Maj 12-4)
  • Cons. Round 3 - Ruben Saldivar (Simley) won by major decision over Jacob Whitaker (Anoka brawlers) (Maj 11-2)
  • Cons. Round 4 - Chase Ingram (JWC) won by decision over Ruben Saldivar (Simley) (Dec 4-2)

 

Ban & Int 8 or less 43

Dylan Dohmen's place is 7th and has scored 2.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal - Presley Beard (Team of Hard Knox) won by decision over Dylan Dohmen (Simley) (Dec 6-0)
  • Cons. Round 1 - Kaden Aguayo (Team Champs) won by decision over Dylan Dohmen (Simley) (Dec 2-0)
  • 7th Place Match - Dylan Dohmen (Simley) won by fall over Hunter Veralrud (Tech Team Wrestling) (Fall 0:52)
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