2013 Junior & Cadet Nationals Day 1 Recap

FARGO, N.D. -- Hawaii's Teshya Alo capped a dominating tournament with a strong performance in the Cadet Nationals women's freestyle finals.

Teshya Alo (Photo/John Sachs,
The talented Alo took charge immediately in rolling past Wyoming's Jenna Elmlinger by a 10-0 technical fall in the 124-pound finals on Saturday night at the Fargo Dome.

Alo repeated as Cadet Nationals champion. She will represent the U.S. next month at the FILA Cadet World Championships in Serbia.

"My game plan for Fargo was just to treat it like any other tournament and don't give anybody a chance to score," said Alo, who was named Outstanding Wrestler. "I wanted to work on my technique and use some of my throws out there."

The eight-day ASICS/Vaughan Junior and Cadet Nationals, the largest wrestling tournament in the world, kicked off on Saturday in Fargo.

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