Recapping an incredible week at Fargo shows that Oklahoma turned in a strong performance, crowning five national champions, earning 32 All-American honors and had four teams finish in the Top Five at the prestigious 2023 US Marine Corps 16U and Junior National Tournament.
Winning national titles and the coveted “stop signs” were Christopher Kiser, Bella Williams, Lynn Horn, Devon Miller and Shawn Rounsaville. Williams dominating performance, not only won her a national title, she was also named the Outstanding Wrestler of the Tournament. Kiser won his title in the Junior Freestyle Tournament, with Miller and Rounsaville winning U16 Greco titles. Williams and Horn won their titles in the U16 Women’s Freestyle Tournament (there wasn’t a Greco Tournament for the women).
Oklahoma also pushed seven wrestlers into the finals, with Beric Jordan, JJ McComas-Rogers, Jersey Robb all placing 2nd in the Junior Freestyle Tournament. Rhett Peak and Oscar Williams earned 2nd place finishes in the Junior Greco Tournament and Isaiah Jones and Jake Miller earned runner-up finishes in the U16 Greco Tournament.
Seven wrestlers turned in incredible performances, earning All-American honors in both the Freestyle and Greco Tournaments. Wrestling up to 17 matches during the week in the Junior Division, Oscar Williams (2nd and 7th) and Richard Thomas (3rd and 7th), both earned double All-American honors. U16 Double All-Americans included Shawn Rounsaville (1st and 7th), Isaiah Jones (2nd and 6th), Jake Miller (2nd and 7th), Cason Craft (3rd and 6th), and Joseph Jeter (3rd and 7th)…