POST FALLS, IDAHO – The America’s Cup Tournament is becoming one of the premier events on the West Coast with all the talent it has been able to attract lately. This year, the tournament had 18 state champions, 50 state place winners and 85 state qualifiers competing in the round robin tournament.
Team Idaho Black, which only had wrestlers from the 2016 Idaho 5A state championship team Post Falls High, won the tournament by going 5-0. Team Idaho Black defeated SW Oregon All-Star (51-18), Michigan All-Star (48-22), Idaho Blue (65-3), Idaho North (81-0), and California SCWAY (48-20) to claim their third straight America’s Cup Championship.
Defending champions Idaho Black, had seven wrestlers go undefeated in the two-day event while California SCWAY had four. According to 2016 Idaho 5A coach of the year Pete Reardon, the tournament will stay at Post Falls High in 2017 and 2018.
Undefeated wrestlers at the America’s Cup Tournament
103lbs - Ridge Lovett of Idaho Black
111lbs - Zeth Brower of SW Oregon All-Star
118lbs - Matthew Olguin of California SCWAY
125lbs - Matt McLeod of Idaho Black
131lbs - Ethan Leake of California SCWAY
137lbs - Christian Hudson of Idaho Black
143lbs – T.J. Wolf of Idaho Black
150lbs - Alius Delarosa of Idaho Black
157lbs - Trajan Hurd of SW Oregon All-Star
165lbs - Jake Levatino of California SCWAY
175lbs - Casey Randles of Idaho Black
187lbs - Abel Garcia of California SCWAY
200lbs – Haydn Maley of SW Oregon All-Star
225lbs – Tyden Ferris of Michigan All-Star
290lbs - Daniel Rodriguez of Idaho Black
America`s Cup Results
1st Place - Idaho Black
2nd Place - California SCWAY
3rd Place - SW Oregon All-Star
4th Place - Idaho Blue
5th Place - Michigan All-Star
6th Place - Idaho North
Idaho Black defeated SW Oregon All-Star 51-18.
California SCWAY defeated Idaho North 66-9.
Idaho Blue defeated Michigan All-Star 45-28.
Idaho Black defeated Michigan All-Star 48-22.
California SCWAY defeated Idaho Blue 38-30.
SW Oregon All-Star defeated Idaho North 61-15.
Idaho Black defeated Idaho Blue 65-3.
California SCWAY defeated SW Oregon All-Star 45-24.
Michigan All-Star defeated Idaho North 66-12.
Idaho Black defeated Idaho North 81-0.
California SCWAY defeated Michigan All-Star 32-27.
SW Oregon All-Star defeated Idaho Blue 46-25.
Idaho Black defeated California SCWAY 48-20.
Idaho Blue defeated Idaho North 69-9.
SW Oregon All-Star defeated Michigan All-Star 53-18.