United States dominates Illinois in Cliff Keen Dream Team Classic

Buchanan’s Matt Olguin represented California

InterMat Staff 4/6/2019


A team of senior all-stars from across the United States dominated those from the state of Illinois on Saturday evening in an exhibition match conducted by Wrestling USA Magazine, and held just outside of Chicago at Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, Ill.

The dual meet started at 220 pounds, and concluded with a No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown at 195 pounds, as the matches were wrestled in weight class order with the exception of there being no 106 pound match on the card. Below were the results.

United States: 45 – Illinois: 6
220: No. 2 Wyatt Hendrickson (Newton, Kansas) pin No. 6 Jacob Bullock (Cahokia)
285: No. 6 Lewis Fernandes (Voorhees, N.J.) pin Aydin Guttridge (Rockford East)
113: Logan Ashton (Buford, Ga.) decision Michael Leveille (Marist) 2-0
120: No. 3 (at 126) Eric Barnett (Hortonville, Wis.) decision No. 7 Noah Surtin (Edwardsville) 4-2
126: No. 13 Anthony Molton (Lockport) dec. No. 7 Sammy Alvarez (St. Joseph Montvale, N.J.) 7-3
132: No. 3 (at 138) Ridge Lovett (Post Falls, Idaho) dec. Domenic Zaccone (Stagg) 3-2, overtime
138: No. 6 (132s) Connor McGonagle (Timberlane, N.H.) dec. Justin Benjamin (St. Charles Ea.) 5-0
145: No. 4 Kevon Davenport (Detroit Cath. Central, Mi.) pin No. 20 Nick Termini (Burlington Central)
152: No. 5 Jake Stiles (Montini Catholic) dec. No. 4 Sam Dover (St. Edward, Ohio) 4-2, overtime
: No. 5 Matthew Olguin (Buchanan, Calif.) dec. Jared Head (Washington) 2-1
170: No. 8 Edmond Ruth (Susquehanna Township, Pa.) tf Quinlan Nelson (Wheaton North) 22-7
182: No. 20 Cade King (Owatonna, Minn.) major dec. Sherman Dixon (Shepard)
195: No. 1 Jacob Cardenas (Bergen Cath., N.J.) dec. No. 2 Peter Christensen (Montini Cath.) 6-4