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Wrestling State Spotlight: Nebraska Review

(Youth1 Wrestling) – Today, we're breaking down the wrestlers who impressed us this past season in the Cornhusker State.

Here is a look at some of the top talent from this past season:

 

Wrestling State Spotlight: Nebraska



 

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Cameron Williams

 

Team: MWC Wrestling Academy

 

Weight: 102 pounds

 

Williams had a strong 2012 season as he started it off by capturing silver at Winter Nationals. He continued his strong season by capturing both an AAU State Championship and a Nebraska USA Wrestling State Championship. He ended the season with a bang by winning gold at the Northern Plains Folkstyle Championships.

 

Strengths:

 

Very strong on his feet

 

Solid ground game

 

Fundamentally sound

 

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Colton Wolfe

 

Team: Columbus Wrestling 

 

Weight: 130 pounds

 

Wolfe captured his second Nebraska USA Wrestling State Champion this past season and also took home gold at the AAU State Championship. Wolfe also put on a dominating performance at the Huskerland 2012 Tournament and the Midwest Classic Nationals where he took home two more gold medals.

 

Strengths:

 

Strong upper body

 

Quick on his feet

 

Patient in setting up his moves

 

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Braiden Ruffin

 

Team: Midwest Destroyers

 

Weight: 140 pounds

 

Ruffin began the year on a strong note by capturing gold at the Winter Nationals in Omaha. He continued his strong season with a win at the MWC King of the Mat Tournament and by claiming gold at the Nebraska USA Folkstyle State Championships.

 

Strengths:

 

Arsenal of movies

 

Great technique whileon the mat

 

Wrestlers hard for full six-minutes

 

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Tyler Cunningham

 

Team: St. Paul Youth Wrestling

 

Weight: 84 pounds

 

This young wrestler dominated the Nebraska circuit this season as he captured an illustrious Triple Crown by taking home gold in Folkstyle, Freestyle, and Greco-Roman. He also captured gold at the Huskerland 2012 Tournament and the Midwest Classic Nationals.

 

Strengths:

 

Possesses great wrestling technique

 

Strong while down on the mat

 

Very athletic and well conditioned

 




 

 

 

 

Written by: Ryan Lance

Sports Manager: Ryan Lance

 

 

 

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