Team Virginia sent a group of 11 wrestlers to the 2021 USA Wrestling 14U National Duals in Franklin, Indiana from June 10th to 13th, 2021. The team had the opportunity to wrestle 16 dual meets against teams from Arkansas, Florida, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Indiana, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, New York, and Pennsylvania. Despite giving up 7 forfeits per dual, the team won seven duals over the four days and finishing with a 3-5 record in Greco-Roman and a 4-4 record in Freestyle.
In Greco-Roman competition, individual Team Virginia wrestlers won 71% of the matches wrestled going 62-26 collectively as a team. The team accumulated 37 technical falls which was the 5th highest team total of the Greco-Roman tournament. Carter Shin led the tournament in tech falls with 7 while Tyler Dekraker and Dale Corbin finished with 6 each. The following wrestlers went undefeated in Greco-Roman and were named to the All-Tournament Team: Carter Shin (77), Dale Corbin (93), Tyler Dekraker (97)
In Freestyle competition, individual Team Virginia wrestlers won 74% of the matches that were wrestled and finished 65-23 collectively as a team. The team accumulated 44 technical falls which was the 4th highest team total in the Freestyle tournament. Tyler Dekraker and Dale Corbin had 8 tech falls each to tie for the most tech falls by an individual wrestler. The following wrestlers went undefeated in Freestyle and were named to the All-Tournament Team: Dale Corbin (93), Tyler Dekraker (97), Ben Weader (119)
Congratulations to all the Team Virginia 14U wrestlers for proudly representing our state on the National level.