SCWAY edges Indiana Elite Gold at Grand River Rumble Duals

LANSING, MI. – The state of California Wrestling Alliance for the Youth (SCWAY) sent a team to the always tough Grand River Rumble Duals in Lansing, Michigan, and was triumphant in capturing the team title.

The one-day dual-meet tournament feature 44 teams from Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin. The field future many state champions ranked by various wrestling sites throughout the country.

Team SCWAY started the event by winning Pool G and beating teams like Platinium Penguins (63-6), Team Beast (40-15), Indiana Flash (65-0), Ares Zues (65-3), and Elite Silver (62-12).

Team SCWAY continued their winning ways in the championship bracket as they outwrestled Team Double Leg Dominance Red (47-9) in the quarterfinals, followed by a 39-16 win over Michigan Grappler to advance to the finals and take on Indiana Elite Gold.

SCWAY started strong against Indiana Elite Gold as they won the first four bouts to go up 20-0. Michael Torres (97) and Ryan Luna (102) pinned their respective opponents to give Team SCWAY the confidence they needed.

Indiana Elite Gold responded back with three consecutive wins to cut the lead to 20-15. Nevertheless, wins by Chase Saldate (145) and Ricky Torres (155) added to the score for SCWAY to go up 29-15 with four matches left on the dual-meet.

Both teams split the final four matches, but it was too late for Indiana Elite Gold as Team SCWAY won 39-21. The team was coached by Steve Strange, Kyle Porter, Harold Zinkin, and Philp Luna. The individual portion of the tournament is set to begin tomorrow morning.

Individual records

Michael Torres (97) 8-0

Ryan Luna (102) 8-0

Hayden Zinkin (108) 6-0

Brayden Abell (108) 1-1

Jayden Gomez (117) 8-0

Ceasar Garza (125) 2-0

Critter Bashor (125) 2-4

Henry Porter (130) 7-1

Victor Jacinto (138) 7-1

Chase Saldate (145) 8-0

Ricky Torres (155) 4-4

Nathan Villareal (167) 5-3

Kaden West (187) 4-4

Kyle Richards (220) 8-0

Nicolas Villareal (297) 7-1