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|Empire WC wins National High School Beach Duals with 5-0 record|
By Gary Abbott USA Wrestling
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The Empire Wrestling Club finished with a perfect 5-0 record to win the team title at the National High School Beach Duals on Sunday.
The club is based in the Brockport, N.Y. area and surrounding communities.
In the key dual meet of the day, the Empire WC edged Team Ontario from Canada, 5-4, in their fourth-round showdown.
Empire opened the dual with four straight wins from Iqbal (103), Peters (120), M. Requa (130) and J. Requa (140). Team Ontario came back with three straight wins from M. Jagas (150), Bradford (170) and Lowe (190). Empire clinched the win at 215 pounds, when Kozub defeated Kim, giving them their fifth win of the dual.
Team Ontario finished with a 4-1 record, beating the other four teams in the complete round-robin format. Titan Worldwide II placed third with a 3-2 record. The top three teams received medals for their athletes and a trophy to display in their club.
Titan Worldwide I was the defending champion at this event.
NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL BEACH DUALS
At Rochester, N.Y., July 10, 2011
1. Empire Wrestling Club, 5-0 record
2. Team Ontario, 4-1 record
3. Titan Worldwide II, 3-2 record
4. Titan Worldwide I, 2-3 record
5. Titan Worldwide III, 1-4 record
6. Cheeburger, 0-5 record
Titan Worldwide II over Titan Worldwide III, 5-3
Empire WC over Titan Worldwide I, 7-2
Team Ontario over Cheeburger, 7-2
Titan Worldwide II over Cheeburger, 5-4
Empire WC over Titan Worldwide III, 8-1
Team Ontario over Titan Worldwide I, 5-4
Team Ontario over Titan Worldwide II, 8-1
Titan Worldwide I over Titan Worldwide III, 6-3
Empire WC over Cheeburger, 8-0
Titan Worldwide III over Cheeburger, 6-3
Titan Worldwide II over Titan Worldwide I, 5-4
Empire WC over Team Ontario, 5-4
Empire WC over Titan Worldwide II, 8-1
Titan Worldwide I over Cheeburger, 6-3
Team Ontario over Titan Worldwide III, 6-3
Empire WC 5, Team Ontario 4
103 – Iqbal (Empire) dec. Schram (Ontario)
120 – Peters (Empire) dec. Jagas (Ontario)
130 – M. Requa (Empire) dec. Winchester (Ontario)
140 – J. Requa (Empire) dec. Morris (Ontario)
150 – M. Jagas (Ontario) dec. Porteus (Empire)
170 – Bradford (Ontario) dec. Maeier (Empire)
190 – Lowe (Ontario) dec. Carter (Empire)
215 – Kozub (Empire) dec. Kim (Ontario)
285 – Jones (Ontario) dec. Fuentes (Empire)