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Hidlay to Junior Worlds

From staff reports

TALLINN, Estonia — The U.S. will send a talented team of men’s freestyle wrestlers, including Mifflin County graduate and two-time state champion Trent Hidlay, to compete at the UWW Junior World Championships in Tallinn, Estonia next week.

The UWW Junior World age-group includes athletes who are 17-20 years old.

All 10 of the U.S. team members earned their spots on the team with victories at the 2019 UWW Junior World Team Trials in Raleigh, N.C. in May.

All are either competing for an NCAA Div. I wrestling team, or are incoming freshmen for an NCAA Div. I program.

Among this group is North Carolina State’s Trent Hidlay at 86 kg/189 lbs. Hidlay was a 2017 Junior Nationals finalist in both freestyle and Greco-Roman.

Men’s freestyle starts off the Junior World Championships, with three days of competition from August 12-14.

Each weight class will compete over two days, with semifinals on the first day and medal matches on the second day.

Medal match finals for Hidlay’s weight class will be on Wednesday.

The entire competition will be broadcast in the USA by Trackwrestling.

Hidlay’s weight class wrestles a qualification round at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, semifinals at 12:15 a.m. Wednesday, Repechage at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and finals at 1 a.m. Thursday (al times eastern).

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