The 2017 AAU Junior Olympic Freestyle National Duals were held in Novi, Michigan. The AAU National Duals is made up of national teams and club teams from all around the country. For the second consecutive year Brecksville (a team made of of mostly Brecksville High School wrestlers) has walked out as the National Champions!
Brecksville finished the event with a 14-0 team record and with three wrestlers finish with perfect records earning All-American honors. All-American's included; 120 Andrew Perelka, 126 Gabe Tagg and 138 Marco Regalbuto. At the end of the event, Andrew Perelka was received the honor of being named the Junior Olympics Most Outstanding Wrestler!
Other medalist for Brecksville included; 98 Pito Castor (Bronze), 106 Jack Stanley (Bronze), 120 James Bronstrup (Bronze), 132 Clayton Catanzarite (Copper), and 195 Nick Franks (Bronze).
Team results were as follows:
Brecksville 57 - Ohio (C) 11
Brecksville 50 - Ohio (B) 16
Brecksville 57 - Potomac Valley (B) 11
Brecksville 69 - Orange Crush 1
Brecksville 61 - Maryland 6
Brecksville 65 - Delaware (A) 1
Brecksville 64 - Ohio (D) 1
Brecksville 44 - Ohio (A) 23
Brecksville 68 - Cyclones 3
Brecksville 44 - Potomac Valley (A) 22
Brecksville 65 - Delaware (B) 4
Brecksville 42 - Michigan 18
Semi-Finals: Brecksville 39 - Pennsylvania 27
Finals: Brecksville 37 - Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Association 31