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Hudson Rogers Wins Folkstyle Nationals, Bowen Brunson Earns All-American Honors

By Dusty Skidmore, 04/06/18, 11:15AM MDT

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March 29th-31st, six DTA wrestlers made the journey to Cedar Falls, Iowa to compete in the USA Wrestling 2018 Folkstyle National Championships.  Hudson Rogers represented team DTA in the Novice 98 weight class.  He opened his tournament by pinning his first three opponents in a total of three minutes, earning his place in the national championship match.  There he would face Garett Kawczynski.  Rogers dominated the match and collected his national title with a 9-3 decision.  Hudson was also named the outstanding wrestler of the tournament in the Novice division.

Also earning All-American honors was Bowen Brunson.  He represented the team at the Schoolboy 71 weight class.  Bowen suffered a tough loss in the first round of the tournament, but bounced back to earn his place in the medal rounds.  He finished the tournament in 8th place.


Complete DTA Results are as follows:

Hudson Rogers's place is 1st and has scored 8.00 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Hudson Rogers (Team Idaho) won by fall over Albert Adams (Red Wave) (Fall 0:50)
Quarterfinal - Hudson Rogers (Team Idaho) won by fall over Andrew Williams (Team of Hard Knox) (Fall 0:19)
Semifinal - Hudson Rogers (Team Idaho) won by fall over Grant Kress (Cedar Rapids) (Fall 1:51)
1st Place Match - Hudson Rogers (Team Idaho) won by decision over Garett Kawczynski (Ringers) (Dec 9-3)

Bowen Brunson's place is 8th and has scored 1.00 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Joel Muehlenbeck (Arlington Cardinals Wrestling) won by tech fall over Bowen Brunson (Team Idaho) (TF 18-3)
Cons. Round 1 - Bowen Brunson (Team Idaho) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 - Bowen Brunson (Team Idaho) won by decision over Damian Moreno (Somerton Wrestling) (Dec 4-3)
Cons. Round 3 - Easton Evans (Sanderson Wrestling Academy) won by decision over Bowen Brunson (Team Idaho) (Dec 7-2)
7th Place Match - Landon Reaux (Jr. spartans wrestling club) won by decision over Bowen Brunson (Team Idaho) (Dec 13-7)

Riley Brunson's place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Eyan Dessellier (Askren Wrestling Academy) won in sudden victory - 1 over Riley Brunson (Team Idaho) (SV-1 7-5)
Cons. Round 1 - Riley Brunson (Team Idaho) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 - Riley Brunson (Team Idaho) won by decision over Cooper Blackett (JWC) (Dec 3-1)
Cons. Round 3 - Riley Brunson (Team Idaho) won by fall over Drew Astorga (Hard Drive wrestling Club) (Fall 2:23)
Cons. Round 4 - Koy Buesgens (Pinnacle) won by decision over Riley Brunson (Team Idaho) (Dec 8-1)

Danny Coles's place is unknown and has scored 8.50 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Danny Coles (Delchev Trained Academy) won by tech fall over Julian Thull (Juneau) (TF 24-9)
Champ. Round 2 - Danny Coles (Delchev Trained Academy) won by fall over Rocky Sisco (Team Kansas) (Fall 5:07)
Champ. Round 3 - Colby Njos (Pinnacle) won by decision over Danny Coles (Delchev Trained Academy) (Dec 7-0)
Cons. Round 4 - Danny Coles (Delchev Trained Academy) won by decision over Nathaniel Paulson (Liberty) (Dec 10-5)
Cons. Round 5 - Trent Dooley (Best Trained) won by decision over Danny Coles (Delchev Trained Academy) (Dec 9-2)

Ezekial Williamson's place is unknown and has scored 8.00 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Ezekial Williamson (Team Idaho) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Ezekial Williamson (Team Idaho) won by decision over Walther (Riley) Noble (Stinger Wrestling Club) (Dec 9-5)
Champ. Round 3 - Ezekial Williamson (Team Idaho) won by decision over moses madimba (Coon Rapids Mat Bandits Wrestl) (Dec 6-3)
Quarterfinal - Alex Facundo (Team Donahoe) won by decision over Ezekial Williamson (Team Idaho) (Dec 10-4)
Cons. Round 6 - Joshua Otto (Askren Wrestling Academy) won by decision over Ezekial Williamson (Team Idaho) (Dec 3-2)

Adam Thomson's place is unknown and has scored 2.00 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Zach Lee (Kaukauna Grappling Ghosts) won by fall over Adam Thomson (Delchev Trained Academy) (Fall 0:36)
Cons. Round 1 - Adam Thomson (Delchev Trained Academy) won by major decision over Isaiah Thompson (Coon Rapids Mat Bandits Wrestl) (Maj 13-5)
Cons. Round 2 - DJ Owcarz (BoneYard) won in sudden victory - 1 over Adam Thomson (Delchev Trained Academy) (SV-1 14-12)