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Beat the Streets Announces Pairings For Boys, Girls, PSAL Matches For Benefit Thursday
BTSNY Kids Take On National BTS Chapters, Newtown Sandy Hook Youth Wrestlers, Brooklyn's Edward R. Murrow HS Battles Bronx's Harry S. Truman HS in PSAL Girls Championship On Same Mats As Olympic Champions Snyder, Burroughs, Maroulis That Eve
By: Beat the Streets
Several of the matches will also include youngsters from Newtown Youth Wrestling/Sandy Hook, Conn.
The youth competition features the following matchups:
• 60 lbs., Sara Jacobs (BTSNY/Monsignor Farrell) vs. Gaby Conte (Upstate N.Y./Total Force WC)
• 76 lbs., Cameron Mayfield (BTSNY/Eagle)
• 95 lbs., Michael Adams (BTSNY/Monsignor Farrell) vs. Lebron Pendles (BTS Baltimore/Guilford)
• 95 lbs., Nyah Colon (BTSNY/Rocco Laurie) vs. Crystal Saucedo (BTS Chicago/Calmeca Elem.)
• 115 lbs., Isaias Torres (BTSNY/Upper Ten) vs. Joshua Butler (BTS Chicago/Kenwood Acad.)
• 115 lbs., Nathaly Pichardo (BTSNY/Inwood)
• 120 lbs., Terry Adams (BTSNY/Monsignor Farrell) vs. Zimir Rice (BTS Philadelphia/
• 125 lbs., Mitchell Barcus (BTSNY/Eagle)
• 130 lbs, Carlos Guzman (BTSNY/RKA) vs. David Manjarrez (BTS Chicago/Evergreen)
• 130 lbs., Alessandra Elliott (BTSNY/Tottenville)
• 165 lbs., Demitreus Henry (BTSNY/Grand Street) vs. Ayomide Onajide (BTS Providence/Hope HS)
• 230 lbs., Jayson Gomez (BTSNY/Eagle)
• 170 lbs., Terrance Parks (BTSNY/St. Benedict's) vs. Angel Garcia (BTS Philadelphia/
• 65 lbs., Antonio Arguello (Newtown Youth Wrestling/Sandy Hook Elementary) vs. Jake Maddox (Newtown/Sandy Hook/Sandy Hook Elementary)
• 55 lbs., Eric Bocanegra (BTSNY/Elite Wrestling Acad.) vs. Max Malitzky (Newtown/Sandy Hook/Sandy Hook Elementary)
The PSAL Girls Dual Meet Championships between Edward R. Murrow HS and Harry S. Truman HS follows at 4 p.m. Truman is the top seed and is the returning PSAL Champion, defeating Wingate 43-10 at last year's BTS Benefit in Times Square. Truman, this year's Bronx Division champion, defeated Brooklyn Tech 29-25 in the semifinals, and Bryant 33-17 in the quarterfinals. Murrow is the second seed and will be making their first-ever appearance in the PSAL Girls Wrestling Championships. Murrow won the Brooklyn Division championship and defeated Wingate 29-26 in the semifinals and Bronx Science 39-16 in the quarterfinals.
After the youth and PSAL matchups, Olympic and World medalists headline the United States men's and women's lineups against Cuba (men) and Nigeria (women). The U.S. men's roster includes 2016 Olympic champion and two-time World champion Kyle Snyder, 2016 Olympic bronze medalist and 2017 World bronze medalist J'den Cox,two-time World bronze medalist James Green, 2017 World bronze medalist Nick Gwiazdowski, four-time NCAA champion Kyle Dake and three-time NCAA qualifier Josh Rodriguez. The U.S. women include 2016 Olympic gold medalist Helen Maroulis, U23 World Team Member Megan Black and U.S. World Team member Tamyra Mensah-Stock.