LEMONT, IL - Force Elite had 6 wrestlers pin their way to championships Sunday at the annual Bears Bash held at Lemont High School. Tom McDermott, Jasper Harper, Mason Reece, and Jacob Rangel each pinned 3 opponents to capture titles in their individual weight classes while Sebastian Cernenichi and Michael Tasnic both pinned 2 opponents to earn bracket boards in the bantam division.
Another six bantam division wrestlers picked up championships of their own including Jayse Amico, Oz Bellamy, Blaze Cabbage, Ashton Murphy, Brooklyn Raun, and Brody Swoboda. Eight other Force wrestlers took home silver medals after making it to the finals and five more wrestlers left with bronze.
Mason Reece and Michael Tasnic each posted 9-second pins to lead the team in the tournament's fastest fall category. Reece led the entire tournament with most falls in the least time after pinning 3 opponents in a total of 44 seconds. Tot wrestler Jacob Lundy scored a team high 18 match points in a tech fall victory over his opponent from Elevate Wrestling Academy.
The Force Elite wrestlers return to action on February 20th when they head to Andrew High School for the Junior Thunderbolt Tourney.