May 26 - Guatemala City, Guatemala - 2017 Cadet World silver medalist Emily Shilson made her second appearance at the continental championships, sailing to a gold-medal finish at 43 kg with four dominant tech falls and was awarded the Golden Boot for Outstanding Wrestler. In the finals, Shilson defeated Heloisa Martinez of Brazil with a 10-0 shutout. It was her second Pan Am gold medal, with her first coming in 2016.
Emily will represent the U.S. in July at the 2018 Cadet World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia.
Emily King Shilson's place is 1st and has scored 50.00 team points.