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The penultimate Final X
« on: June 12, 2018, 04:29:34 PM »
Who ya got?

Dake but I think it could go 3 matches.

Taylor decisively.

Logan if he shows up ready.  McKenna if Logan doesn't show up ready.

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Re: The penultimate Final X
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2018, 08:51:32 PM »

Here's you line up. let the picks rain in.

FINAL X IN STATE COLLEGE
 Saturday, June 16 at Rec Hall, starting at 6:00 p.m. ET
 Bout Order

Bout One - Men's freestyle 65 kg
2018 U.S. Open champion - Joseph McKenna, Towaco, N.J. (Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC)
 2018 WTT Challenge Tournament champion – Logan Stieber, Columbus, Ohio (Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC)[/b]

Bout Two - Women's freestyle 62 kg
 2018 U.S. Open champion - Kayla Miracle, Campbellsville, Ky. (Sunkist Kids)
 2018 WTT Challenge Tournament champion – Mallory Velte, Sacramento, Calif. (Titan Mercury WC)

Bout Three - Women's freestyle 72 kg
 2018 U.S. Open champion - Erin Clodgo, Richmond, Vermont (Sunkist Kids)
 2018 WTT Challenge Tournament champion – Rachel Watters, Ankeny, Iowa (New York AC/Aires WC)

Bout Four - Men's freestyle 79 kg

 2018 U.S. Open champion - Kyle Dake, Ithaca, N.Y. (Titan Mercury WC)  Dake has been around too many blocks
 2018 WTT Challenge Tournament champion – Zahid Valencia, Bellflower, Calif. (Sunkist Kids)

Bout Five - Women's freestyle 76 kg
 2018 U.S. Open champion - Adeline Gray, Kingston, Pa. (New York AC)
 2018 WTT Challenge Tournament champion – Korinahe Bullock, Cahokia, Ill. (McKendree Bearcat WC)

Bout Six - Men's freestyle 86 kg  Taylor in Rec Hall
......forget it.  Reenan is toast smothered in  strawberry jam
2018 U.S. Open champion - David Taylor, State College, Pa. (Nittany Lion WC)
2018 WTT Challenge Tournament champion – Nick Reenan, Dallas, Texas (Titan Mercury WC/Wolfpack RTC)

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Re: The penultimate Final X
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2018, 02:02:15 PM »
What he said. ^

I do hope Clodgo wins though I'm not really into women's wrestling.
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Re: The penultimate Final X
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2018, 05:28:36 PM »
Stieber
Miracle
Watters
Valencia
Gray
Taylor
"The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all that want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics" -Thomas Sowell

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Re: The penultimate Final X
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2018, 06:26:04 PM »
Stieber
Miracle
Watters
Valencia
Gray
Taylor
Dake hater!!! 😏
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Re: The penultimate Final X
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2018, 06:36:29 PM »
I was just about to say!!!

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Re: The penultimate Final X
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2018, 07:38:03 PM »
I was just about to say!!!

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Re: The penultimate Final X
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2018, 12:31:56 PM »
Look at the Dake v Deringer match. Then look at the Valencia v Deringer match.
"The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all that want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics" -Thomas Sowell

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Re: The penultimate Final X
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2018, 12:54:57 PM »
That is what I have been saying for awhile now.  Ringer was catching up it seems and then got smoked by Zahid.  I really think this has the potential for the most excitement.  But Dake is Dake and I think he will eventually win 2.  It could take 3 matches.  I would be really surprised if Zahid wins but the possibility is there. 

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Re: The penultimate Final X
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2018, 02:06:58 PM »
Look at the Dake v Deringer match. Then look at the Valencia v Deringer match.
Deringer couldn't handle Zahid's length and let him get in on him. Dake has wrestled Taylor many times. He will handle it IMO.
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Re: The penultimate Final X
« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2018, 05:00:25 PM »
Final X only happens once, except for last week and the next week.  But this will be your last chance to see it at Penn State this year!!

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Re: The penultimate Final X
« Reply #11 on: June 17, 2018, 01:24:59 AM »
Well, Dake won, but they were close, 4-0 and 4-3.  ZV impressed those that saw it.

Taylor smoked, 13-2, 12-0 or 10-0.  Both matches stopped in 1st period

Steiber won both matches.  8-8 and 8-0.  Seemed to turn it on. 

So no surprises.

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Re: The penultimate Final X
« Reply #12 on: June 17, 2018, 10:55:37 PM »
Dake is wrestling with the confidence of a world champion.
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Re: The penultimate Final X
« Reply #13 on: June 18, 2018, 11:16:13 AM »
He may be but unless ZV is #2 in the world, he is not wrestling that way.  4-3 is not a comfortable win at all for Dake.  That was too close.  Even 4-0 is too close.  ZV is very impressive.

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Re: The penultimate Final X
« Reply #14 on: June 18, 2018, 11:34:55 AM »
Dake is wrestling with the confidence of a world champion.
That's better.  :)

art, they've never wrestled and Dake was doing what he had to do to win. That's what champions do.
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