ODU's TC Warner, Emilio Saavedra Win State Tournaments
NORFOLK, Va. - Next year's incoming ODU Wrestling class featuring TC Warner (Tristan's brother) and Emilio Saavedra both won their state championship in their respective weight class this past week.
Warner (152) of Cumberland Valley won the PIAA Class AAA wrestling tournament at the Hershey Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Warner finished the season 45-2 and held off Franklin Regional's Josh Shields by a 4-3 decision to earn his first championship.
Saavedra (138) of Modesto won the CIF State Championships in Bakersfield, California. Saavedra finished the season 45-2 and beat Uzo Owuama by a 5-3 decision to claim the state championship.
Another Old Dominion 2014-15 commit Joey Balboni of New Jersey finished second in the state championships.