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Alo sisters win gold, 2 others earn bronze in USA wrestling

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    Teniya won the 70-pound class and older sister Teshya took the 113-pound class at the USA Wrestling Girls’ Folkstyle nationals.
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Team Hawaii won four medals, including two golds, at last weekend’s USA Wrestling Girls’ Folkstyle National Championships in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Earning golds were sisters Teniya and Teshya Alo. Teshya, 13, a Kamehameha Schools seventh-grader, won the 113-pound class with a pin of Kody Kahle in 38 seconds. Teniya, 12, who is home-schooled, pinned Ronna Heaton in 2 minutes, 19 seconds to win the 70-pound class.

Winning their third-place matches were Aiea High’s Elizabeth Chong via decision over Casey Rue at 121 pounds and Anela Santiago, a state champion from Kahuku High, at 148 pounds after pinning Amy Spafford in 3:28.

 

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