Kunes brings home the silver

(PHOTOS PROVIDED) Aiden Kunes stands on second place on the podium.

Earlier in May, Aiden Kunes, 9, of Jersey Shore competed at the 2019 MAWA Eastern Nationals in Salisbury Maryland as midget, 75 pounds. After a competitive 3 matches Aiden took Second Place with an All-American status! His quarter-finals match was a 4-2 decision victory. Aiden won by FMC 2-0 in the semi-finals.

In the finals Aiden’s opponent had a take-down in the first period scoring two points. The second period remained neutral. Aiden had a takedown in the third period tying the score 2-2 with 48 seconds left in the period. With 12 seconds left the opponent was able to escape making it a 2-3 loss for Aiden placing him second at the tournament.

Aiden had fans across the country from Arizona to Pennsylvania cheering him on and we are all so proud of him!

Way to go Aiden!


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