Fargo Day 1: Spencer repeats as women's champ

FARGO, N.D. Michigan's Kenya Spencer has been here before.

Michigan's Kenya Spencer won a battle of returning champions at Cadet Nationals in Fargo on Saturday (Photo/John Sachs,
Spencer repeated as women's freestyle champion at the Cadet Nationals on Saturday night at the FARGODOME.

Spencer downed returning champion Taylor Rosario of Texas 9-2 in the finals at 172 pounds.

"It was definitely harder to win this year," Spencer said. "She won it last year, so it was a huge win for me. It's a tough tournament with a lot of good competitors."

The eight-day ASICS/Vaughan Junior and Cadet Nationals kicked off on Saturday.

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