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Byers wins tight match to secure Olympic Trials berth

Cayle Byers of Peters Creek won a dramatic match to secure a berth to the Olympic Trials in wrestling. The former NCAA All-American now wrestling with Titan Mercury captured his third-place match at 213 pounds with a 2-1 victory over David Zabriskie of Lehigh Valley at the Dave Schultz Memorial International in Colorado Springs. He… Read more »

Byers wins weight class at Dave Schultz Invitational

One of the greatest wrestlers in Alaska history added another awesome accomplishment to his remarkable resume. Chugiak’s Cayle Byers won the 213-pound bracket at the prestigious Dave Schultz Memorial Invitational at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado. “It was good,” he told “I tried to start fast and score early. It wasn’t always the… Read more »

Byers wins regional, qualifies for World Team Trials

Former NCAA All-American Cayle Byers of Chugiak won his weight class at last weekend’s Northern Plains Senior Freestyle Regional in Iowa. The 214-pounder now with the Titan Mercury Wrestling Club beat former NCAA heavyweight runner-up Ryan Flores 6-5 in the 97-kilomgram championship match. Byers, of Chugiak High fame, used to wrestle for Oklahoma State University,… Read more »

Byers wins Big 12 championship [Wrestling]

Chugiak’s Cayle Byers made a major statement for Alaska wrestling over the weekend when he captured the 197-pound title in the Big 12 Championships in Columbia, Mo. The super senior is ranked nationally and upset No. 5 Brent Haynes of Missouri with a 5-0 decision in the finals. In the semifinals, Byers needed overtime to… Read more »