TMWC YOUTH’S UYEMURA WIN BOTH STYLES AT U15 PAN AMERICAN TRIALS
Our TMWC youth wrestlers were quite successful this past weekend in Nebraska at the U15 Pan-Am trials. Mikel David Uyemura had an outstanding tournament, winning Double Gold in Greco and Freestyle and will represent Team USA at the U15 Pan-Ams November 4th-6th, 2022 in Rio Negro, Colombia. Uyemura beat U15 Nationals freestyle champion Owen McMullen of Pennsylvania in the freestyle finals, 7-0. In Greco, Mikel David Uyemura won with an 8-0 technical fall over Christopher Acuna of Montana. Isai Fernandez was 3rd in Greco and a very close 2nd in Freestyle at just 13 years old.
68 kg Freestyle: 1st Place Match – Mikel David Uyemura (CA/TMWC) dec. Owen McMullen (PA), 7-0
68 kg Greco: 1st Place Match – Mikel David Uyemura (CA/TMWC) tech. fall Christopher Acuna (MT), 8-0
75 kg Greco: 3rd Place Match – Isai Fernandez (CA/TMWC) dec. Daniel Patrick (OR), 12-6