ASICS UWW Cadet Nationals
June 2-5: Akron, Ohio
Sunnyside standout Roman Bravo-Young (54kg/119) went 6-0 at the ASICS UWW Cadet Nationals to earn a spot on Team USA.
The champion in each UWW Cadet weight class qualifies to represent the United States at the 2016 UWW Cadet World Championships scheduled for September 13-18 in Tbilisi, Georgia.
In addition, Bravo-Young was named Outstanding Wrestler.
54kg/119: Roman Bravo-Young (AZ) tf. Jordan Decatur (OH), 13-2
54kg/119: Roman Bravo-Young (AZ) dec. Jordan Decatur (OH), 8-2
54 kg/119: Roman Bravo-Young (Arizona) tech. fall Nick Raimo (New Jersey), 11-0
54 kg/119: Roman Bravo-Young (AZ) tf. Josh Saunders (MO), 11-0
54 kg/119: Roman Bravo-Young (AZ) tf. Joey Bianchi (Wisconsin), 10-0
54 kg/119: Roman Bravo-Young (AZ) tf. Christia Chavezpaz (Ohio), 10-0
54 kg/119: Roman Bravo-Young (AZ) tf Eddie Bolivar (Illinois), 10-0
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