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    2024 Olympic Team Trials Day Two/Session One Live Results

    We're underway on day two from the Bryce Jordan Center!

    Once again, here's what's going on, as it happens.

    They're meeting once again! Ildar Hafizov and Dalton Roberts at 60 kg in Greco-Roman. The two Army WCAP teammates have been frequent opponents and are in the first match of their best-of-three series. Dalton Roberts takes the first match 2-0. 

    Joey McKenna earned a 12-2 tech over Blair Academy High School teammate Matt Kolodzik at 65 kg in men's freestyle. McKenna will advance in the consolations. 

    Speaking of ex-teammates, we've got another set in the 57 kg men's freestyle finals with Spencer Lee and Thomas Gilman - both Iowa grads. Gilman gets on the board first after a shot-clock violation. Late in the first period, Lee takes the lead after running Gilman out of bounds with an elevated single leg. Lee breaks the match open in the second with a takedown followed by an arm-bar tilt for exposure. He leads 5-1 in the final minute. Gilman gets to a single of his own, elevates Lee for a takedown - two points were given; however Gilman's corner has challenged. The call is confirmed. Lee gets a point and leads 6-3. Spencer Lee will take match one by that score!

    Next up we have the first match at 53 kg in women's freestyle between Dom Parrish and Haley Augello. Parrish will take a 2-0 lead into the break. Parrish holds on in the second period to take match one 2-1. 

    Now we've got NLWC teammates Nick Lee and Zain Retherford at 65 kg opening up their series. Retherford takes the first match 2-1. 

    Twins Emilie and Brianna Gonzalez are competing on adjacent mats in the consolations. 

    Back to Greco in the best-of-three finals....Ellis Coleman and Alex Sancho at 67 kg. Coleman holds a 1-0 lead after the first period. Coleman was given an opportunity to work in par terre after a third passivity call in the second period; however, Sancho avoided getting turned and takes the win 1-1. 

    We've got a rematch of the 2020(1) Olympic Trials finals with Macey Kilty and Kayla Miracle in match one at 62 kg. Kilty leads after a fun first period that saw her score with a takedown, a set of exposure points, and a reversal. A late exposure after a Kilty attack gives Miracle an 8-5 win in match one. 

    Time for match one in the series at 77 kg in Greco-Roman between Kamal Bey and Aliaksandr Kikinou. Bey takes a commanding lead in the first after a four-point throw...5-0. Another four-pointer in the second period gives Bey the 9-1 tech. 

    Moving to the big guys...125 kg in men's freestyle. Mason Parris versus Hayden Zillmer match one. Parris is your winner with a 7-0 victory. 

    Now at 76kg for women's freestyle Adeline Gray vs Kennedy Blades. Four points for Blades to Gray's back. The first period ends with Gray getting behind Blades for a takedown and turning her to even the score; though Blades has criteria. A wild flurry at the end, but Blades prevails with an 11-6 win. 

    Onto 87 kg in Greco-Roman with Spencer Woods and Payton Jacobson. In a bit of an upset, Jacobson takes the first bout, 8-2. 

    97 kg men's freestyle with Kyle Snyder and Isaac Trumble - match one. Snyder leads 2-0 at the break. Snyder cruises to the 5-0 win in match one. 

    Women's freestyle 50 kg and Sarah Hildebrant will take on Audrey Jimenez in a rematch of a 2023 Final X series. Hildebrandt strikes first with a 2-0 takedown. She build that lead into a 10-0 tech. 

    In a battle for past world team members, Alan Vera takes the first match against Joe Rau 7-1.

    It's an all-NLWC matchup at 74 kg in men's freestyle with Kyle Dake taking the 4-1 win over Jason Nolf. 

    Whoa! An 8-0 lead before a first period fall for Helen Maroulis over fellow world champion and Olympian Jacarra Winchester.

    Cohlton Schultz takes match one at 130 kg over Adam Coon, 3-1. 

    Moving on to 68 kg in women's freestyle with Forrest Molinari and Amit Elor. Elor takes the first match with a 6-0 win. 

    Aaron Brooks with the first takedown against NLWC teammate David Taylor. In the second period, Taylor gets on the board with a step out. Books with a double leg in the second period to take a 4-1 lead. That's the way the first match will end, with Aaron Brooks the victor. 

    Now, we're heading into match two of the series for weights which haven't been qualified for the Olympic Games (57/65 kg MFS, 60/67/77 MGR)

    The first of the second round matches features Ildar Hafizov and Dalton Roberts at 60 kg in Greco-Roman. Roberts took the first match. After a series of high-guts, Hafizov will via tech, 10-1

    Now it's match two in Spencer Lee vs Thomas Gilman. Lee won the first bout. With under a minute left in the first period, Lee gets a point via a shot clock violation and another from a step out. He leads 2-0. They'll go into the break with Lee up 2-0. Gilman gets a pair of step outs to lead 2-2. Spencer Lee uses an underhook for a takedown followed by two turns and a fall. Spencer Lee is the 57 kg champion!!!! He'll have to qualify the weight for the Olympics in Istanbul. 

    Now we're on to match two in Greco-Roman 67 kg between Alex Sancho and Ellis Coleman. Sancho took the first bout. We're going to a third match as Ellis Coleman posts a 2-0 win. 

    In a battle of NLWC teammates, it's Zain Retherford who prevails in two straight matches. The final score is 5-0!!!!! He'll need to qualify the weight in Istanbul, as well!

    Kamal Bey is your champion at 77 kg in Greco-Roman! He defeats Aliaksandr Kikinou 6-0. Two-matches-to none. Bey is headed to Istanbul to attempt to qualify the weight for the Olympics. 

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