Reminder that all RIWA events are held in local schools that prohibit SMOKING. Please be respectful of these facilities and their NO SMOKING policies! We have not been invited back to certain schools because of disrespectful parents who ignored multiple warnings about NO SMOKING ON SCHOOL GROUNDS.
Please come to weigh ins dressed in competition singlet with fingernails trimmed.
8u and 10u weigh in 8am to 9am
12u and 15u weigh in 11am to 12 noon
Absolutely no parents allowed at the scales.
8 Under Born 2016-2017-2018
10 Under Born 2014-2015
12 Under Born 2012-2013
15 Under Born 2009-2010-2011
Online registration ends: Saturday 12/02/2023 at 8pm EST
Please park on 1113 Aquidneck Avenue side of school as there is a football event that same morning.
9th Annual RIWA K-8 Duals
Saturday December 2nd, 2023
Gaudet Gym 1113 Aquidneck Avenue Middletown RI 02842
Doors open 730am. Skin and weight checks 730 to 8am. Coaches meeting 8am. Wrestling starts 830am.
16 weights are: 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 120, 135 and 150lbs.
Holiday Inn Express 866-281-6817 (Swimming pool and Chili's restaurant onsite)
Hampton Inn 866-286-0843 (Swimming pool and Applebee's restaurant onsite)
Entry fee $400 per team. Up to 12 total teams. 3 pool matches and 2 medal rounds.
Please contact coach Claro Dimen 401-829-3129 or email Claro@dimen.org to confirm your entry.
Please mail check for $400 pay to:
Middletown Youth Wrestling Club
c/o Claro Dimen
240 Oliphant Lane
Middletown, RI 02842
December 3 Middletown (*takedown tournament)
December 10 North Providence
December 17 Johnston sponsored by This Guy's Pizza
January 7 Westerly
January 14 PCWC @ Woonsocket
January 21 South County @ Narragansett
January 28 open date: USAW Kids Nationals @ Indiana
February 4 open date: RIPCOA Middle School states
February 11 Coventry
February 18 Warwick PAL
February 25 open date: RIIL High School states
March 3 RIWA Kids State Tournament @ PCTA
Congratulations to Preston Marchessault for his 5th place All-American finish in 16U Freestyle and Gabriel Bouyssou for his 5th place All-American finish in Junior Greco!
The RIWA scholarships were named to honor those who have made great contributions to the Rhode Island wrestling family:
Rico Lomastro served as RIWA State Chair and was a tournament pairing official from 1982 until he passed away in 2015. Hayden Myers and Nicholas Baccala are recipients of the 2023 Rico Lomastro Scholarship!
Misty Lourenco also served as RIWA State Chair and was team mom for the Warwick PAL wrestling program until she passed in 2016. Nicholas Floody is the recipient of the 2023 Misty Lourenco Scholarship!
Robb Smith was an athlete, wrestling coach and served 35 years as a mat official until he passed in 2021. Luke Lagasse is the recipient of the 2023 Robb Smith Scholarship!
Rudy Everin 12U Greco 3rd place
Jolene Cole 14u Girls FS 4th place
Max Connell Junior Greco 5th place
8U team champions: Warren Wrestling Club
10U team champions: (tie) Westerly Wrestling Club and Warren Wrestling Club
12U team champions: Mayo Quanchi
15U team champions: Top Flight Wrestling Academy
2023 RIWA Kids State Championship
8U - 36-39
AGE DIVISIONS BIRTH DATES
8U Born 2015-2016-2017 4 man Madison brackets for States
10U Born 2013-2014 weight classes below
12U Born 2011-2012 weight classes below
15U Born 2008-2009-2010 will use 14u weight classes below. Also 8th grade and under. No High School.
Absolutely no Parents in weigh in line. Yes this means you!
No personal items such as backpacks or sneakers at scales.
Reminder to trim fingernails before you step on scales.
|10U||Born 2013-2014||Two two-minute periods with 30 second rest between periods||Championship and Consolation: 3 one-minute periods||49 lbs, 53 lbs, 56 lbs, 59 lbs, 63 lbs, 67 lbs, 71 lbs, 77 lbs, 84 lbs, 93 lbs, 105 lbs, 120 lbs|
|12U||Born 2011-2012||Two two-minute periods with 30 second rest between periods||Championship: 1 one-minute and 2 1:30 periods; Consolation: 3 one-minute periods||58 lbs, 63 lbs, 67 lbs, 70 lbs, 74 lbs, 78 lbs, 82 lbs, 86 lbs, 92 lbs, 98 lbs, 108 lbs, 117 lbs, 135 lbs, 160 lbs|
|14U||Born 2009-2010||Two two-minute periods with 30 second rest between periods||Championship: 1 one-minute and 2 1:30 periods; Consolation: 3 one-minute periods||71 lbs, 77 lbs, 83 lbs, 87 lbs, 92 lbs, 97 lbs, 102 lbs, 106 lbs, 110 lbs, 114 lbs, 119 lbs, 125 lbs, 130 lbs, 136 lbs, 149 lbs, 165 lbs, 187 lbs, 250 lbs|
Colorado Springs August 2022
Chairman: Claro Dimen
Vice-Chair Steven Keith
Secretary: Megan Hawkins
Treasurer: Steven Ross
Safe Sport Director: Michael Everin
Athletic Director: John Antonucci
Mighty Mite Director: Randy Johnston
Womens Director: Guy Moniz
Pairing Director: Dick Ferrara and Chris Drance
Officials Director: Fisher Everin
Michael Newton 4th place All American Boys 5-6th grade 82lbs
Cole Lemovitz 4th place All-American Boys 7-8th grade 87lbs
Chloe Ross 5th place All American Girls 6-8th grade 100lbs
Fargo 2022: Cece Ravenelle 6th place WFS and Gabe Bouyssou 3rd place FS and Greco national Champion!
Rico Lomastro served as RIWA State Chair and was a tournament pairing official from 1982 until he passed away in 2015. Fisher Everin is the recipient of the 2022 Rico Lomastro Scholarhip!
Misty Lourenco also served as RIWA State Chair and was team mom for the Warwick PAL wrestling program until she passed in 2016. Allie Nelson is recipient of the 2022 Misty Lourenco Scholarship!
Robb Smith was an athlete, wrestling coach and served 35 years as a mat official until he passed earlier this year. Christian Rutherford is the recipient of the 2022 Robb Smith Scholarship!
Fisher Everin Freestyle and Greco referee at 2022 Northeast Regionals
Andrew Reall 3rd place 16U 152 Freestyle
Matthew Dimen 6th place Junior 132 Greco
Rudy Everin 5th place 12U 67 Freestyle and 3rd place Greco
Gabriel Bouyssou 17U 138 Greco 5th place
Matthew Dimen 16U 126 8th place All American
Hayden Myers HS Showcase 126 8th place All American
The RIWA scholarships were recently renamed to honor those who have made great contributions to the Rhode Island wrestling family:
Rico Lomastro served as RIWA State Chair and was a tournament pairing official from 1982 until he passed away in 2015. James Dougherty is the recipient of the 2021 Rico Lomastro Scholarhip!
Misty Lourenco also served as RIWA State Chair and was team mom for the Warwick PAL wrestling program until she passed in 2016. Cullen McGrew is recipient of the 2021 Misty Lourenco Scholarship!
Robb Smith was an athlete, wrestling coach and served 35 years as a mat official until he passed earlier this year. Logan Farnsworth is the recipient of the 2021 Robb Smith Scholarship!
K-8 Girls Jolene Cole
K-8 Girls Kamie Hawkins
K-8 Girls Chloe Ross
HS Girls Daisy Hawkins
8U Camden Sylvia
8U Donovan Peno
8U Zyaire Fry
8U Cayden Vincent
10U Rudy Everin
10U Joseph Colardo
10U Matthew Furia
10U Michael Newton
10U Trace Dumont
10U Zakarey Hastings
10U Ezra Schonrog
12U Cole Lemovitz
12U Scott Cole
12U Chloe Ross
12U Dustin Peno
12U Nicholas Rogers
15U Robby Newton
15U Michael Owens Jr.
15U John Childs
15U Steven Ross
15U Cash Teklinski
15U Logan Ross
15U Colby Vital
15U James Rocco
15U Jack Gianetto
15U Charles Philips
15U Michael Diorio
Chloe Ross 12U 85lb Freestyle, Folkstyle and Greco Champion
Logan Barry 12U 70lb 3rd place Freestyle, 4th place Folkstyle
Scott Cole 12U 82lb 2nd place Folkstyle, 6th place Freestyle
Robby Newton 14U 77lb 6th place Freestyle
David Perez 14U 110lb Beach Champion, 2nd place Freestyle, 2nd place Greco
William Leischner 14U 114lb Beach Champion, 2nd place Freestyle, 3rd place Greco, 4th place Folkstyle
Reianna Madden 14U 136lb 2nd place Freestyle
Preston Marchessault 14U 149lb Folkstyle and Greco Champion, 3rd place Freestyle
Hayden Myers 16U120lb Folkstyle Champion, 2nd place Greco, 4th place Freestyle
Gabriel Bouyssou 16U 132lb Beach Champion, 2nd place Greco, 3rd place Freestyle
Kaden Fratus 16U 132lb 3rd place Beach
Michael Diorio 16U 220lbs 2nd place Greco, 3rd place Folkstyle, 6th place Freestyle
Anastasia You Junior 100 Freestyle Champion, 2nd place Greco
Rudy Everin 10U 59lb 2nd place Freestyle and Greco Champion
Joseph Colardo 10U 63lb 2nd place Freestyle
Jared Hood 16U 93lb 3rd place Freestyle
Matthew Dimen 16U 113lb 4th place Greco
Fisher Everin Junior 106lb 4th place Freestyle and 3rd place Greco
Rudy Everin 10U 56lb 5th place All American
Joseph Joyce 14U 114lb 5th place All American
Preston Marchessault 14u 149lb 2nd place All American
Jared Hood 16U 88lb 5th place All American
Peyton Ellis 16U 106lb 5th place All American
Matthew Dimen 16U 113lb 6th place All American
Jacob Joyce 16U 120lb 3rd place All American
Fisher Everin Junior 100lb 4th place All American
Congratulations to Chloe Ross for winning the both the Girls 85lb Folkstyle National Championship this past March in Coralville, Iowa as well as Pre-Season Nationals!