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Three Bring Home First from Journeyman World Classic

By Allix Williamson, 04/17/19, 12:45PM EDT

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NEW YORK- Beat the Streets (BTS) athletes took to the road to face competition from over 20 countries at the Journeyman World Classic and Duals. The two-day tournament featured a day of a traditional tournament competition, as well as a day of duals. Beat the Streets athletes from eight schools in four boroughs were joined in dual competition by athletes both domestic and international. Athletes found great success in both individual and tournament competition. 

 

Freddy Guzman, father to Beat the Streets athlete Carlos Guzman, said, “This weekend's Journeyman World Classic was an amazing experience! It was great to see BTS high schoolers battle against the best in the world.” 

 

Three BTS athletes placed first in their brackets. Jayden Cardenas of Grand Street Campus placed first in 138B. Also of Grand Street Campus, Marquis Larmond finished first in the 145B bracket. Jack Reusing (Brooklyn Tech) finished in first in the 160B bracket. Beat the Streets athletes finished 3-1 in dual competition.  

 

Jamie Berg, BTS athlete from Horrace Mann, stated, “There aren’t many tournaments that give you the opportunity to have eight competitive matches with people from all over the world and I am really glad that I got to wrestle along with some of the best kids from NYC.” 

 

Beat the Streets athletes will be in competition next at the Cliff Keen Gotham City Girls Open on April 19th and 20th.  

 

 

Full Results: 

Alex Semenenko, 220B - 7th 

Michael Babbcort, 220B - 5th 

Darryl Harris, 182A - 11th 

Jeff Geller, 170B - 5th 

Jack Reusing, 160B - 1st 

David Berkovich, 160A - 9th 

Jamie Berg, 152B -5th 

Markel Brown, 145C - 3rd 

Carlos Guzman, 145B -7th 

Marquis Larmond, 145B - 1st 

Jayden Cardenas, 138B - 1st 

Isaias Torres, 120B –3rd  

 Wilver Mariano Peralta, 126B – 7th  

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