The phenom freshman came in with a lot of accomplishments before getting to Blacksburg, Virginia. As a high school wrestler, Latona was a multiple time state champion in Alabama and the first wrestler in Alabama state history to win a junior national title. Latona was also a two time NHSCA national champion and was ranked sixth in the nation at 120 pounds as a senior. Latona opened up his college career competing unattached for the Hokies compiling a record of 20-2 winning three open tournaments and placing third at the Southern Scuffle with his lone loss coming to Oklahoma State's Nick Piccininni. The 2021 season was where Latona really made his mark in college wrestling.
2022 Title Contenders: 125 Pounds
Jun 29, 2021Many people will say Spencer Lee next topic when asked about who will be the 2022 125-lbs NCAA champion. While Lee will rightfully be the HEAVY odds on favorite to win, it won’t be a done deal until March 19, 2022, at approximately 8 pm EST.
NCAA 125-Pound Preview: UnLEEsh The Fury
Mar 15, 2021The longest anyone has ever had to wait for an NCAA Tournament since World War II ended is finally over. The competitors have made their way to St Louis and we are going to crown 10 new champs for the first time since 2019.