Women's Wrestling

4 NWCA DUALS CHAMPIONSHIPS & 4 WCWA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Tornado compete at U23 Nationals

Tornado compete at U23 Nationals

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Three members of the King University women's wrestling team competed at the U23 Nationals on Friday, with Allison Petix advancing to Saturday's championship series.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Petix won all three of hear matches at 59 kilograms to reach the title series on Saturday. She started with a 4-0 decision over Charlene Hagemaster before topping Ismilena Valles 8-0 in the quarterfinals.
  • In the semifinals, Petix defeated Alexandria Liles on an 11-0 technical fall, earning her a spot in the championship on Saturday.
  • Petix will face Abigail Nette in the best 2-of-3 championship series.
  • At 62 kilograms, Nicole Joseph will compete in the consolation semifinals on Saturday. She started with a 10-6 decision over Anna Poyner. However, she then fell to Brenda Reyna in the semifinals.
  • Joseph will face Destiny Lyng in the consolation semifinals on Saturday.
  • Leilani Vital also competed, but dropped both of her matches at 68 kilograms.
  • Former Tornado Forrest Molinari will wrestle for the title at 65 kilograms after three straight wins on Friday. She will face Jayden Laurent in the best 2-of-3 championship series on Sunday.

UP NEXT

  • The finals will take place on Saturday in Oklahoma City, Okla.