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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, April 23, 2010

Sister act brings home national titles

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The Alo sisters, Teniya, left front, and Teshya, right, won titles at a folkstyle national wrestling tournament. Another sister act, Morgan Yamaguchi, left, and Megan, also placed. The coach is John Robinson.

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Sisters Teshya and Teniya Alo, of Honolulu, each won titles in the Girls Folkstyle National Wrestling Championships in Oklahoma City in late March.

The event also featured Kalani High's Yamaguchi sisters, Megan and Morgan, who competed in the high school division. Megan is the state wrestling champion in the 114-pound division, and Morgan was state runner-up at 130 pounds.

Teshya, 12, won all her matches in the 89-pound division by pins, including the championship in which she beat Katie Agey at 2:04.

Teniya, 11, won the 61-64-pound division, beating Gianna Maraccini of Team Nevada.

Megan, 17, took fourth in the 116-pound division, falling to Stacy Martin of Frisco, Texas (Frisco Bombers) by decision in the third-place match.

Morgan, 15, lost by fall to Kayla Bartosch, of Triangle, Va. for sixth place in the 123-pound division.