MORGANTOWN – Senior Scott Joll, junior Peyton Hall and runner-up Austin Cooley of the West Virginia University wrestling team finished in the top eight in their respective weight categories and gained All-America status at the 2022 World Team Trials U23 / U20 in Geneva, Ohio, during weekend.
“I’m happy for Peyton, Austin and Scott.” Placement at a national event is always pleasant. “ said fifth-year coach Tim Flynn. “Our team needed a competition and we definitely have work to do this summer.”
Oak, a 163-pound (74 kg) graduate, Hall led the way to second place in the men’s freestyle under the age of 23 after six victories, creating the best series of three against Patrick Kennedy of Iowa. finals.
Cooley also made the top five when he finished fifth with a 5-2 record at 202 pounds (92 kg) in the U23 freestyle, while Joll finished sixth with 191 pounds (87 kg) at the Greco-Roman U23 tournament.
A total of 11 climbers represented the West Virginia Regional Training Center during the exams.
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