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A native of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, Welsh is ranked eighth in the nation as of June 30th, 2021. Welsh has had his fair share of success in the sport going back to his time as a youth when he won a PENNWAY state title in 2016. In 2018, Welsh won the Trinity Hilger Classic and a title at the PAWF cadet freestyle state championships. Welsh repeated his freestyle state title the next year up from 100 to 120 pounds.

  1. The College Wrestling's Fan's Guide To Powerade

    The College Wrestling's Fan's Guide To Powerade

    Dec 27, 2021

    This year's Powerade Wrestling Tournament features one of the deepest fields in recent memory. Within the heaps of talent comes a host of competitors who have already committed to D1 NCAA programs.
  2. Powerade Seeds Set Dream-Matchups

    Powerade Seeds Set Dream-Matchups

    Dec 27, 2021

    The 2021 Powerade might be the deepest one we've seen. The seeds are out which set the stage for some incredible matchups including a potential Who's Number One rematch at 172 lbs between Gabe Arnold and Rocco Welsh, the return of #1 Nic Bouzakis, and nearly 50 top-20 ranked wrestlers. The most anticipated matchup will come at 285 lbs where we could see #1 Nick Feldman vs #2 Jim Mullen who's fresh off the football field. Check out the full field below.
  3. 40+ Ranked Wrestlers Headline Beast Of The East Entries

    40+ Ranked Wrestlers Headline Beast Of The East Entries

    Dec 16, 2021

    The Beast of the East is back in full force. With more than 40 top-20 wrestlers, one of the nation's premier high school tournaments is set to shape the rankings in a serious way. Here is the full field for Beast of the East with ranked wrestlers at the top of each weight class.
  4. Full And Complete Ironman Preview & Predictions

    Full And Complete Ironman Preview & Predictions

    Dec 9, 2021

    Ironman is so close you can taste it! This year's field includes over 80 ranked wrestlers and many of the nation's toughest teams. Here is our preview of every weight class with top 8 predictions for each bracket.
  5. Ironman Seeds Released!

    Ironman Seeds Released!

    Dec 9, 2021

    The 2021 Walsh Jesuit Ironman will be incredibly loaded and will shape national rankings in a major way. Now we know the top 16 seeds at every weight. Before the action gets underway on Friday, check out preseeds here.
  6. Insane Ironman Field Is Set With 80+ Ranked Wrestlers!

    Insane Ironman Field Is Set With 80+ Ranked Wrestlers!

    Dec 6, 2021

    The Ironman is special every year, but in 2021, we're making up for lost-time. This year's field is incredibly loaded. With over 80 ranked wrestlers and almost as many guys on the honorable mention list, these brackets are sure to shake up the rankings in a big way. Check out the full field below with ranked wrestlers on the top of each weight class, and be sure to tune in live this weekend.
  7. The Ultimate Super 32 Preview And Predictions Article

    The Ultimate Super 32 Preview And Predictions Article

    Oct 21, 2021

    Super 32 is right around the corner. We know the field, we have seeds, and we can look forward to some likely matchups. Here is the complete Super 32 preview, complete with predictions for each weight class.
  8. The 6 Can't Miss Weight Classes Of Super 32

    The 6 Can't Miss Weight Classes Of Super 32

    Oct 20, 2021

    What are the toughest weight classes at this year’s Super 32? They're all insanely good, so this was no easy question to answer, but after much deliberation, we picked the following six divisions that we consider to be the deepest.
  9. Super 32 Preseeds Are Here!

    Super 32 Preseeds Are Here!

    Oct 20, 2021

    Super 32 preseeds have been released, and while there is the potential for some significant shakeups, we now have a good idea of some of the potential matchup we could see at the nation's toughest high school folkstyle tournament.
  10. College Wrestling Fan's Guide To Super 32

    College Wrestling Fan's Guide To Super 32

    Oct 19, 2021

    As one of the crown jewels of the high school wrestling season, Super 32 has long been a mandatory stop for college recruiters. That also means it's a great opportunity for current college fans to get a glimpse of the future stars of their sport.
  11. Super 32 Middleweight Preview & Predictions

    Super 32 Middleweight Preview & Predictions

    Oct 18, 2021

    The middleweights at Super 32 will be electric. These five brackets average over 10 ranked wrestlers per weight. Find out who's sitting at the top and who might make a big move.
  12. #3 Junior, Rocco Welsh, Makes His College Decision

    #3 Junior, Rocco Welsh, Makes His College Decision

    Oct 13, 2021

    Rocco Welsh, the #2 ranked wrestler at 170 lbs and #3 in the class of 2023, is headed to Columbus, Ohio to join the Buckeyes. The Waynesburg, PA native took to social media to announce his decision Wednesday afternoon.
  13. Full Super 32 Registration List

    Full Super 32 Registration List

    Oct 11, 2021

    Every year, the nation's top high school wrestlers flock to Super 32, and it has become the number one stop on the folkstyle calendar. This year's field is especially deep. Check out the full registration list here with ranked wrestlers at the top of each weight class, and get ready for an unbelievably deep Who's Number One in two weeks.
  14. We've Got Another Four-Man At This Year's Who's Number One!

    We've Got Another Four-Man At This Year's Who's Number One!

    Aug 18, 2021

    The four-man group has been a staple of Who’s #1 the past couple of years and 2021 will be no different. This year’s group will be contested at 170 lbs between #1 Manny Rojas, #2 James Rowley, #3 Gabe Arnold, and #4 Rocco Welsh.