Mifflin County’s Trent Hidlay went 6-2 to earn a seventh place finish at the Junior National Freestyle Championships in Fargo, North Dakota on Saturday.
Hidlay cruised to the quarterfinals where he lost to eventual champion Jake Allar of Minnesota by fall. Trent earned a medal spot when he beat Nick Knutson of Minnesota by a 13-2 technical fall. He dropped a tech fall decision to Colton Clingenspeel of Iowa before handing Blake Motrie (Michigan) a 7-1 defeat to earn seventh place.
Hidlay went 2-2 in Greco-Roman and now stands at 68-11 overall this off-season.
160: Trent Hidlay dec. Blake Motrie, Michigan, 7-1.
160: Trent Hidlay major dec. Darrell Coleman, Nebraska, 14-5.
160: Jake Allar, Minnesota pinned Trent Hidlay, 1:26.
Consolation Seventh Round
160: Trent Hidlay technical fall Nick Knutson, Minnesota, 13-2.
160: Colton Clingenpeel, Iowa technical fall Trent Hidlay, 10-0.
160: Trent Hidlay vs. Blake Montrie, Michigan.
Junior National Freestyle Results
160: Trent Hidlay technical fall Alejandro Torres, Arizona, 10-0.
160: Trent Hidlay major dec. Colton Carlson, Minnesota, 18-10.
160: Trent Hidlay major dec. Devin Donovan, Illinois, 8-0.
160: Trent Hidlay vs. Darrell Coleman, Nebraska.
160: Jake Allar, Minnesota dec. Trent Hidlay, 6-6 (criteria).
Consolation Fifth Round
160: Mason McDaniel, Washington major dec. Trent Hidlay, 12-4. (Hidlay eliminated)
Trent goes 2-2 in Greco.
Mifflin County’s Trent Hidlay looks to capture gold at the Junior National Greco-Roman championships in Fargo, North Dakota today.
Hidlay, wrestling at 160 pounds in the Junior Division, comes into the event with a 60-7 record this off-season. Greco action is today and tomorrow with freestyle running from Thursday to Saturday.
Day One Results
160: Trent Hidlay, bye.
160: Trent Hidlay technical fall Jared Dyer, Oregon, 12-0.
160: Trent Hidlay technical fall A.J. Geers, Iowa, 14-4.
160: Trent Hidlay vs. Jake Allar, Minnesota.