The Titans will be attending the Boise State Team Camp on June 24-28. This is for grades 8-12. It is a great opportunity to learn from many NCAA All-American and the Boise State staff. You will also get 15 matches. The opportunity to roll with your future teammates is also a valuable experience. For more information please contact Coach Brown.
The Titans showed well at the Legacy Center for the 2013 Utah State Freestyle /Greco Championships. State champs for the Titans include Seth Rich Cadet 126 lbs, Brock George Junior 106 lbs, and Teague Brown Bantam 40 lbs. All three won both styles. Runner-up finishes include Bryce Brimhall, Stephan Olivas, Jaxen Endreson, Kaleb Gines, Cache Lowry, and Aspen Naylor. We had many other placers in both styles. We are very proud of the kids for their dedication to our off-season program. There is no doubt that this program is the foundation of our success (past and future).
Brock was a double All-American at the FILA Junior Nationals last week in Las Vegas, NV. He placed 4th in both freestyle and greco. FILA Juniors is the first step to the FILA World Team Trials for 17-20 year olds in June. Brock defeated a defending Fargo National Champions during the tournament.
Syracuse had an outstanding contingency at USA Wrestling Folkstyle nationals last week in Cedar Falls, IA. Seven wrestlers joined the 3,000 plus kids from all across American to compete for national respect. Bryce Brimhall and Teague Brown came away with All-American honors. Bryce placed 5th in the Cadet 94 lbs division, while Teague placed 3rd in Bantam 40 lb. Congrats to all our wrestler who competed and continue to demonstrate the dedication it takes to be the best.
Two time state champion Zane Rich has committed to wrestle for Western State Colorado University in Gunnison, Colorado. The Mountaineers compete in the RMAC as an NCAA-II program. Western has produced many All-Americans and National Champions over the years, and we want to wish Zane the best in his persuit of excellence.
The Titans finished as State Runner-ups at the 5A state tournament yesterday. It was a tight race for second, but the team battled until the last match to emerge with the second place trophy. In all, we finished with 11 state placers. Zane Rich became our first 2x state champion and Teague Vigil also won a state title.
Congrats to the following state placers:
1st Zane Rich (138 lbs) 2x state champ
1st Teague Vigil (152 lbs)
2nd Brock George (106 lbs)
3rd Wyatt German (182 lbs)
3rd Dillon Spencer (145 lbs)
4th Aspen Naylor (220 lbs)
4th Landon Ostler (145 lbs)
5th Colton Berger (113 lbs)
5th Seth Rich (120 lbs)
5th Sean Marchant (170 lbs)
6th Jake Garver (132 lbs)
We are now accepting registraton for our freestyle / folkstyle / greco season. Our club will be called SYRACUSE FFG (formerly ATTACK). For more information and a registration form click here. The first practice will be on Tuesday February 26 at 6:00 pm.
The Titans held their own at the 5A divisional qualifying tournament last week at Alta. Two time defending state champion Pleasant Grove lead the way qualifying 20 to this weeks state tournament. The Titans are right behind with 19 qualifiers. Congrats to divisional winners Zane Rich 138 lbs and Teague Vigil 152 lbs. The Titans are expecting to take this group of 19 strong to UVU on Wednesday and Thursday and challenge the best in 5A for a trophy. For more information and state brackets click here.
For the second time in three season, the Titans are Region 1 Champions. For more information from the Standard Examiner click here.
The high school team has accomplished a lot through the first 2/3 of the season. Team accomplishments include championships at Syracuse Scuffle, Warrior Classic, Syracuse Scuffle JV, The Joust JV and runner-up finishes at Bear River Invitational, and Clearfield JV. We have important dual victories over Layton, Uintah, Green River, WY, Weber, and Bear River. We had two All Stars in Zane Rich and Brock George. There is still a lot of wrestling to be done, but the team is gearing up for the challenges that lie ahead.