Centennial High wrestler third at cadet worlds

STATESMAN STAFFAugust 22, 2013 

ZRENJANIN, Serbia - Senior Jon Jay Chavez won a bronze medal in Greco-Roman at 152 pounds Wednesday at the Cadet World Championships. The reigning Idaho state champion at 145 defeated Hrant Kalchyan of Armenia 8-5 in the bronze-medal match. Chavez trailed late before scoring a two-point takedown and a two-point gutwrench, according to USA Wrestling. The Centennial grappler also earned wins over Antonio Kamenjasevic of Croatia, Mehrac Karimov of Azerbaijan, and Kryzysztof Niklas of Poland.

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