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2 ditor-n-hief Y BYT rder of Merit ational Wrestling Hall of Fame U ational Wrestling Hall of Fame Managing ditor Y BYT ssistant ditor BYT ational ditor F ational Photographer WYTT HUTZ ontributing ditor B W esign & rt irector Y BYT dministrative ssistants BYT J BYT H (BYT) WF J WM dvertising/promotion Y BYT ational ffice 109 pple House ane Missoula, MT FX Wrestling U () Wrestling U Magazine, nc. is published ten times yearly as follows: eptember, Fall Buyer s Guide, ctober, ovember, ecember, January, February, March, pril and May. ditorial ffice: 109 pple House ane, Missoula, MT 59802, ll contributions are welcome. Please enclose postage with manuscripts, illustrations and photographs submitted if they are to be returned. We assume no responsibility for unsolicited materials. ll rights, in letters and photos sent to Wrestling U,will be treated as unconditionally assigned for publication and copyright purposes. They are subject to Wrestling U s unrestricted right to edit and to comment editorially. Printed in U; entire contents 2015 Wrestling U; reprinting in whole or in part is forbidden except by written permission of publisher. ubscriptions: ne year (10 issues) $35 in United tates and Possessions. Bundle rate for 10-subscriptions, $30. ll other countries $60 in U currency or international money order. end to ubscription epartment, Wrestling U Magazine, 109 pple House ane, Missoula, MT end ational ecord Proposals: ody Bryant, 109 pple House n, Missoula, MT Phone Mail: end ll-merican ominations or orrespondence on High chool and ollege Wrestling: an Fickel, Woodrun r. trongsville, H Mail: hange of ddress: ix weeks are required to change your mailing address. Forwarding postage is paid by you and lost copies cannot be replaced. To ensure delivery, send us your old and new address at least six weeks before moving. nclude your new zip code. dvertising: ates available upon request. ontact ody Bryant at the ational ffice. phone Postmaster: end address changes to Wrestling U Magazine, nc., 109 pple House ane, Missoula, MT Periodical postage paid at Missoula, MT and at additional offices. PT TH U Mail: Web ite: WTG U MGZ TT FM TH T 2015Wrestling U Magazine ll-merican Teams By an Fickel, ational ditor ne of our favorite features of the year is the annual Wrestling U Magazine ll-merican Teams. ach year we are proud to recognize the top high school seniors in the country. There are 13 ream Teamers, 13 cademic Teamers, 96 other ll-mericans, and 120 Honorable Mention ll-merican selections. Forty-nine states are represented from the numerous nominations received. The 2015 ream Team is an exceptional one, comprised of four-time state champions lijah liver (120) of llinois, ick Piccininni (126) of ew York, ance Benick (195) of Minnesota, and ustin Myers (220) of entucky, three-time state champions evin Brown (113) of Pennsylvania, aid Brock (132) of klahoma, nthony Valencia (170) of alifornia, and Zahid Valencia (182) of alifornia, three-time ational Prep champion Matthew olodzik (138) of ew Jersey, two-time state champions Vincenzo Joseph (152) of Pennsylvania and avid McFadden (160) of ew Jersey, Pennsylvania state champion Michael emerer (145) and llinois state champion Michael Johnson (285). The 13 members of the team represent 37 state or national prep titles and 2,182 match victories. They average an overall win-loss record of Joseph leads in G.P.. with a 4.1, followed by olodzik and Johnson each with a 4.0, emerer with a 3.9, Brock with a 3.8, and Zahid Valencia with a Piccininni leads the team with 226 career wins, while Myers has the most career falls with 140. Myers heads the team with a 100% winning percentage followed by Zahid Valencia at 99.39, liver at 98.19, and Piccininni at olodzik, emerer, nthony Valencia, Zahid Valencia, and Johnson won titles at the prestigious Walsh ronman Tournament with Zahid Valencia becoming a rare four-time champion. The only other prep wrestler to win four individual Walsh ronman Tournament crowns was Penn tate University great avid Taylor. liver won a title at the highly-regarded Junior ational Freestyle hampionships, while olodzik, nthony Valencia, and ance Benick were triumphant at the esteemed adet ational Freestyle hampionships. emerer and Zahid Valencia claimed first-place honors at the always-tough uper 32 hallenge Tournament, while Myers was a three-time winner at the ational High chool hampionships. The highly-accomplished cademic Team features six-time state champion Jordan hearer (145) of orth akota, five-time state champion Fox Baldwin (170) of Florida, four-time state champions Jonathan agsdale (120) of Georgia, oyle Trout (126) of ebraska, hris ebien (132) of Tennessee, eal ichards (152) of Virginia, Taylor ujan (182) of Georgia, Tevis Bartlett (195) of Wyoming, and enneth Brinson (220) of Georgia, three-time state champions e-hawn Hayes (138) of Missouri and Jonathan Viruet (160) of Massachusetts, and two-time state champions Jabari Moody (113) of llinois and Tate rndorff (285) of Washington. The thirteen members of the team have an astounding 3.94 average G.P.. and an average win-loss record of ujan heads the team with a winning percentage followed by Brinson at 98.48%, Moody at 98.21%, and Hayes at 97.89%. Baldwin accumulated the most career victories and falls with 395 and 305 respectively. Viruet leads in G.P.. with a brilliant 4.2, followed by Hayes at 4.125, Brinson at 4.12, and hearer and Bartlett at 4.0. Baldwin and ujan were champions at the uper 32 hallenge Tournament, while Moody and hearer claimed titles at the rugged Junior ational Greco-oman hampionships. Hayes seized top honors at the Walsh ronman Tournament, while ebien, ichards, Bartlett, and Brinson were winners at the highly-acclaimed ational High chool hampionships. Unfortunately, we did not receive nominations for some deserving young men. We also received some incomplete nominations that lacked necessary information and/or quality photos and received some nominations well past the pril 1st deadline. ight factors were considered in determining the ll-merican Teams. They included: (1) verall varsity high school record and accomplishments at the tate High chool hampionships; (2) ational Junior Freestyle and Greco-oman hampionships; (3) Performances at prestigious regular season high school tournaments; (4) adet ational hampionships; (5) uper 32 hallenge Tournament; (6) ational High chool hampionships; (7) omination forms and letters of recommendation sent by coaches and parents; (8) cademic excellence and citizenship. over Photo 2015 ream Team lassic lbs. ollin Moore (hio) countering a shot from van Hansen (owa). Moore major decisioned Hansen 15-6 to help Team U defeat Team owa Photo by Wyatt chultz. T T WTG PHT TT end your best action wrestling photos. The best photos will be recognized each issue. The outstanding color photo will be featured on the cover, poster or t-shirt. over photos may be submitted as 5x7 print or digital at 300 dpi. Wrestling U... Magazine - May 30, 2015 page 3

3 WTG U MGZ TB of ontents May 30, 2015 V., TH T V F HGH H WTG TT FM TH T By an Fickel, ational ditor 24 FF-F-TH-Y Terry Beckstead Puyallup, Washington V WTG HMPHP tieber, hio tate Win ational Titles By oger Moore V WTG HMPHP First Time for verything as t. louid tate Wins Title By oger Moore V WTG HMPHP ugsburg laims ational Title, ecord 12th verall WTG HMPHP Grand View, Gutches Win Fourth-traight ational Title By lan Grosbach M TM Team U allies to efeat Team owa By ody Bryant - G Best ll-lass Final ankings By an Fickel, ational ditor HGH H TM G Top 50 High chool Teams By tuart Mahler TT W 2015 tate Person-of-the-Year wards 14 MT-F-WTG Joe aster Janesville, Wisconsin 15 M-F-TH-Y ogan tieber hio tate University olumbus, hio 16 H-F-TH-Y ric Mausser Franklin egional High chool Murrysville, Pennsylvania M HB MT M PT TT H-F-TH-Y Jeff egars Vestavia Hills High chool Vestavia Hills, labama 23 MG-F-TH-Y Taylor Barager ogers High chool Puyallup, Washington page ivision Wrestling hampionship Final 141 lbs. ogan tieber (hio tate) pulling Mitchell Port (dinboro) in to bring down to the mat. tieber won by decision 11-5 to win his fourth ivision wrestling title. Photo by Wyatt chultz.

4 Wrestling hampionships tieber, hio tate Win ational Titles By oger Moore ogan tieber joined an exclusive club at the 2015 ivision Wrestling hampionship. The senior 141-pounder for hio tate beat dinboro s Mitchell Port 11-5 to win a fourth national title and become just the fourth wrestler in history to accomplish that feat. This is something have dreamed about since came to hio tate, said tieber, who finishes a 29-0 this season and a career for the Buckeyes. To finally do it is unbelievable. Two slick first-period takedowns built a small cushion. tieber scored another takedown and took a 7-2 lead and 2:38 of riding time to the final two minutes of his collegiate career. double-leg midway through the third made it Port (36-2), also a senior, made one last push by scoring a late takedown, but it was too little, too late as the capacity cottrade enter came to its feet and gave tieber a standing ovation. Following the tournament the utstanding Wrestler ward also belonged to tieber. klahoma tate s Pat mith won his fourth title and highlighted the owboys 1994 team championship. owa tate s ael anderson won four and finished his career without a loss. ornell s yle ake made history when he won four championships and four different weight classes. tieber is the leader of a Buckeye squad that claimed the program s first team title this weekend. U totaled 102 points, 16 more than second place owa. dinboro, at 75.5, finished a program-best third, with Missouri, ornell and Penn tate rounding out the top six. ogan has been a pillar in the program, the growth of the program, hio tate head coach Tom yan said. People want to be around him, so we re going to miss him. asked him if he wanted to stay a few more years. Being in a position to win two, three national titles takes a special, disciplined student-athlete. bviously to win four is extraordinary. ogan is extraordinary; he s been that way since he stepped on our campus. The finals schedule was changed with the 141-pound bout moved to the end. can flush it in and out, tieber said on Friday night. see the cameras in my face every time go to the bathroom or say 'hi' to my mom, but it doesn't affect me. just do what m here to do. tieber s teammate, freshman athan Tomasello, opened his collegiate career with a national title at 125 pounds. Tomasello thwarted West Virginia freshman Zeke Moisey s attempt to become the first unseeded wrestler to claim an crown since klahoma tate s Mark Branch in Moisey (31-13) shocked the cottrade enter crowd in the semi-finals when he cradled and pinned owa s Thomas Gilman in 52 seconds. Moisey, a freshman from orthhampton, Pennsylvania, let it fly in the finals against Tomasello, but came out on the short end of a 9-5 score. owa tate senior yven Gadson finished in style. He fought off a singleleg attack by hio tate freshman yle nyder and countered with a sweet athan Tomasello 125-hio tate ody Brewer 133-klahoma ogan tieber 141-hio tate rake Houdashelt 149-Missouri saiah Martinez 157-llinois lex ieringer 165-klahoma tate Matthew Brown 174-Penn tate Gabriel ean 184-ornell ylen Gadson 197-owa tate ick Gwiazdowski 285-orth arolina tate page 6

5 Wrestling hampionships First Time for verything as t. loud tate Wins Title By oger Moore t. loud tate University was founded in nd since the days of athletic competition at the level no athletic team from the Minnesota school could claim the title of national champion. teve ostanzo s wrestlers changed that at the 2015 ivision Wrestling hampionships. The Huskies, second in 2011, 2012, and 2013, had their finger tips on the team trophy following the medal rounds aturday afternoon. When junior 125-pounder Tim Prescott scored a third-period takedown to beat ugustana s T.J. orth to claim aturday night s first individual title, U s trophy case had its first addition. n the end the Huskies totaled 84.5 points, eight better than second place ebraska-earney. Maryville (61), Mercyhurst (58) and uachita Baptist (55.5) rounded out the top five. otre ame, the 2014 champion and ranked o. 1 heading into the week, finished sixth with 50. t s hard to put into words right now, said ostanzo, who brought six wrestlers to t. ouis and finished with six ll- mericans. We brought six guys and felt like we had a chance. Hats off to our guys, just a tremendous team effort. t s our first national championship in school history. nd that is dating back to the 1800s. For the community and the alumni that have been so supportive this is for them, for everybody who wrestled at t. loud. Prescott finished a 21-8 campaign and avenged two losses to orth (26-4), also a finalist in Heavyweight ustin Goergen (32-2) was a second finalist for ostanzo but ran into unbeaten senior Ziad Haddad of utztown tate in the tournament s final bout. Haddad (30-0), also the 2014 champion, cruised to a 6-2 victory to close the festivities inside haifetz rena. t was certainly a team effort for the Huskies over the last two days. Junior 157-pounder lint Poster brought a perfect 36-0 mark into Friday. He lost a heartbreaking overtime tiebreaker match to olorado-mesa s James Martinez in the semifinals aturday morn- Tim Prescott 125-t. loud tate aniel ehazer 133-ebraska-earney aniel wnbey 141-U Pembroke Frank agnina 149-entral Missouri James Martinez 157-olorado Mesa hris Watson 165-entral klahoma Joey avis 174-otre ame ollege allas mith 184-uachita Baptist omero otton 197-ebraska-earney Ziad Haddad 285-utztown page 8

6 Wrestling hampionships ugsburg laims ational Title, ecord 12th verall ugsburg claimed its ivision -record 12th national title and first since 2010, snapping a streak of four consecutive national titles by Wartburg. ugsburg and Wartburg have combined to win every ivision national title since ugsburg claimed the championship with points, its eighth national title scoring 100 or more points. Wartburg finished second with 89.5 points, while Wabash (nd.) was third with 66.5 points, Wisconsin-Whitewater was fourth with 60.5 points and elaware Valley was fifth with 58.5 points. ugsburg swept the awards presented by the ational Wrestling oaches ssociation. Head coach Jim Moulsoff was named ivision ational oach of the Year and ivision ookie oach of the Year, while Tony Valek was named ssistant oach of the Year. ugsburg 125-pound back-to-back national champion Mike Fuenffinger was named the tournament's utstanding Wrestler, and 165-pounder ric Hensel earned the tournament's Most Falls in east Time award. "s the season went on, we took our lumps, know that, but it didn't make a difference," Moulsoff said. "We learned along the way and we grew, because [the wrestlers knew] they're going to crown a national champ come March, and that was their goal, and that's what they did. That's what we did." ugsburg's lead in the tournament came down to bonus points, which teams receive for recording major decisions, technical falls and pins. ugsburg received 24 bonus points in the team standings (seven pins, two technical falls, seven major decisions), while Wartburg recorded seven bonus points (two pins, four major decisions). 125: n a rematch of the 2014 final he also won, o. 1 Mike Fuenffinger (34-1) set the tone in the first three minutes with two takedowns and a near fall en route to a 15-2 major decision against o. 2 ucas Malmberg (40-3) of Messiah. verall, the two-time national champion and three-time ll-merican (7th in 2013) finished with five takedowns, two near falls and 4:02 of riding time. 133: His coach predicted after the semifinals that o. 5 Matthew Grossmann (35-6) could become a four-time national Mike Fuenffinger 125-ugsburg Matthew Grossmann 133-Wilkes ary Palmer 141-Hunter enneth Martin 149-Wartburg ick arr 157-Washington and Jefferson Farai ewera 165-oe onnor efever 174-Wabash iley efever 184 -Wabash Joe Giaramita 197-UY-ortland onny ongendyke 285-ugsburg page 10

7 Wrestling hampionships Grand View, Gutches Win Fourth-traight ational Title History was made in the final session of the 2015 Wrestling ational hampionships, presented by Blue hip Wrestling, as Grand View (owa) won its fourthstraight team title, while Brock Gutches of outhern regon ended his collegiate career with a fourthconsecutive title at 174 pounds. espite only having two individuals advance into the title round, the Vikings cruised to the team title with points 38.5 points better than second-place outhern regon. ll four titles we ve won have been totally different, said Grand View head coach ick Mitchell, and this year was not an exception. t was a really tough tournament. We only had two in the finals, which was the least over the last four years, but really thought our team wrestled well having eight guys in the Top 4. With the win, Grand View joins former member entral tate (kla.) ( ) to win four-consecutive banners. There s a lot of good history with wrestling, and for us to be part of that history is awesome. We re excited to make our mark in the, said Mitchell. Both of the Viking finalists accomplished their mission of repeating as national champion. yak Finch at 125 pounds ended a stellar two- By lan Grosbach year career with Grand View by beating aron afarge of klahoma ity, The senior from eading, riz., is the fourth two-time national champion for Grand View and ends his two-year career with a 55-0 record. t feels awesome, said Finch. First year there wasn t a lot of pressure. wasn t really nervous and did not have a lot of expectations, so went out there and just wrestled. had to force myself to do the same thing this weekend, especially with everyone talking about not losing for Grand View. ended up closing my college career with a title, and it felt really good. Brandon Wright at 141 pounds was Grand View s other champion. Wright s title bout against yle Wilson of Great Falls (Mont.) came down to an extra point for riding time, 4-3. The win made him the fifth two-time champion in program history and 15th overall tied for ninth most in history. The other major story at the championships was the conclusion of a collegiate career of arguably one of the most dominant wrestlers in history. Gutches, who had an 8-0 major decision against ampbellsville s (y.) Travis Mcntosh, is only the seventh grappler in history to win four consecutive titles. Turk ords of Montana tate-orthern ( ) is the most yak Finch 125-Grand View avion aston 133-ampbellsville Brandon Wright 141-Grand View Jake Williams 149-umberland Joe ozart 157-indsey Wilson icky Mcarthy 165-klahoma ity Brock Gutches 174-outhern regon Jose ruz 184-mbry-iddle harles Johnson 197-outhern regon Gabi Musallam 285-Missouri Valley page 12

8 J T Janesville, Wisconsin Joe aster of Janesville, Wisconsin, is retiring this year after nearly 55 years of involvement in wrestling. Joe started as an assistant coach at Waterford, Wisconsin, High chool in The next year he took over as head coach of the Wolverines. uring his threeyear stint as head coach at Waterford, Joe coached six individual conference champions, two of whom went on to wrestle in college and qualify for the ivision national tournament. Those two, Pete dwards and Jerry Guth, went on to be successful high school coaches in Wisconsin. n 1966, Joe moved to Walworth, Wisconsin, where he started the high school wrestling program. The following year an opportunity to coach in a ivision high school presented itself, and Joe moved to Janesville, Wisconsin, where he was the head wrestling coach at raig enior High chool for the next twenty-one years. t raig, Joe coached 33 individual conference champions, 20 state qualifiers, seven state medalists including three state finalists. Ten years after retiring from coaching, Joe returned to raig High chool as an assistant coach for head coach Bill eary. He helped oach eary for five years before permanently retiring from coaching. ltogether, fifteen of Joe s wrestlers went on to wrestle in college. n addition to the two previously mentioned qualifiers, eight of those wrestlers qualified for the national tournament, and in 1978 Fred Townsend won the national championship under Willie Myers at UW-Whitewater. n addition to coaching, Joe was an active referee. For over twenty-five years he officiated high school, college, and, to a lesser extent, freestyle wrestling. Joe refereed hundreds of high school, state collegiate, and Big Ten dual meets. He also worked the W state tournament, the national tournament, the ivision national tournament, and the Wisconsin tate ollegiate conference tournament. He officiated the University of Wisconsin s orthern pen for 23 years, serving as head official for many of those years. n 1989, he received the tate istinguished ervice ward from the ational Federation of nterscholastic fficials ssociation. Joe was a charter member and served as president of the outhern Wisconsin Wrestling fficials ssociation and was a member of the ational Wrestling fficials ssociation. n the mid-1970 s, Joe began writing for The rossface, the state wrestling newspaper in Wisconsin. His involvement with the paper continued to grow until he bought into the paper. ince 1996, he has been co-owner and editor of The rossface. n 2001, The rossface was named ational Wrestling Publication of the Year by the ational Wrestling Media ssociation. Writing for The rossface enabled Joe to attend and cover many Big Ten Tournaments, Tournaments, the 1988 eoul lympics, the 1990 Goodwill Games, the 1993 lympic Festival and numerous other big wrestling events. He has interviewed such notables as Bill oll, liff een, Myron oderick, ergei Belaglazov, ee emp, an Gable, John mith, ael anderson, and many others. He was the founder of and for thirteen years the president of the ational Wrestling Hall of Fame s Wisconsin chapter. n 1995, Joe was inducted into the George Martin Wisconsin Wrestling oaches Hall of Fame. n 2003, he was inducted into the ational Wrestling Hall of Fame for ifetime ervice to Wrestling, and in 2014 he was inducted into the Janesville ports Hall of Fame. quote from President Theodore oosevelt exemplifies Joe s attitude: "t is not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better, the credit belongs to the man in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who tries valiantly...who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at best knows in the end the triumph of High chievement, and who, at worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who have never known either victory or defeat." Joe still lives in Janesville with his wife of 55 years Patricia. Together they raised five children--greg, teve, Jeff, isa, and an, all of whom have married. The asters have twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. page 14

9 B M Z H Muscle hoals High chool oach Jeff Haase Falls GP 3.7 tate hampion 4x ll-tate 4x UT G oldotna High chool oach eldon Gardner Falls GP 3.48 tate hampion 2x, 4th ll-tate 3x MY BHU ome High chool oach udley Homelvig Falls GP 3.0 tate hampion 4x ll-tate 4x Y TFF enai High chool oach tanley teffensen Falls GP 4.0 tate hampion 2x, 2nd / 6th egional hampion 4x PU JH Mt. dgecumbe High chool oach Michael imber Falls GP tate hampion 2x, 2nd 2x eno Worlds Placer B MTY Mountain View High chool oach Bob allison Falls tate hampion, 2nd / 5th ollege Plans: Grand anyon Z Z F W H W Y amp Verde High chool oach Tracy Tudor tate hampion 4x ll-tate 4x Z VQUZ Ponderosa High chool oach Tyson scobar Falls GP 3.4 tate hampion oc Buchanan hampion T FZZ aravel cademy oach Mike Welch Falls GP 3.25 tate hampion 2x, 2nd / 3rd / 4th ll-tate 5x F F H W FF TY Mountain View High chool oach Bob allison Falls GP 3.2 tate hampion, 2nd 2x / 4th ollege Plans: Utah Valley HXT lovis High chool oach tevetirapelle GP 3.3 tate hampion ll-tate Football Team H BY outh ade High chool oach Victor Balmeceda Falls tate hampion 2x, 5th isney uals Gold Medalist F H GGBY Bentonville Hgh chool oach Bill esler Falls GP 3.0 tate hampion 3x, 3rd ollege Plans: Williams Baptist TV T Pomona High chool oach am Federico Falls GP tate hampion, 4th 2x eno T hampion T MG dmiral Farragut cademy oach on Timpanaro Falls GP 3.3 tate hampion 2x, 4th ollege Plans: hio F TY MPT Greenwood High chool oach John incade Falls tate hampion 3x ll-tate 3x J Paonia High chool oach ndy Pipher Falls GP 3.38 tate hampion 4x ll-tate 4x BT M dmiral Farragut cademy oach on Timpanaro Falls GP 3.29 tate hampion, 3rd 2x ollege Plans: an Francisco tate T U T G G B Z entral rkansas hristian oach eith lmond Falls GP 3.44 tate hampion 3x, 5th klahoma pen hampion Z MU outhington High chool oach erek ion GP 4.15 tate hampion, 2nd / 5th ew ngland hampion J.. M ambridge High chool oach on t. James Falls GP 3.0 tate hampion 3x, 4th rea hampion 4x T U T G G J entral rkansas hristian oach eith lmond falls GP 4.04 tate hampion 3x, 5th ational Honor ociety JHY G anbury High chool oach icky hook Falls tate hampion 3x, 3rd ew ngland hampion, 2nd / 3rd M BY lexander High chool oaches ochran / Moistner Falls GP 3.2 tate hampion 2x, 2nd ollege Plans: UT-hattanooga BM T amehameha High chool oaches ilva / West 56-3 GP tate hampion 2x ollege Plans: Midland TT UZ ampbell High chool oach ucas Misaki Falls GP 3.1 tate hampion 2x, 4th ll-tate Football B V ellogg High chool oaches Berti / Miller GP 3.0 tate hampion 3x, 3rd ll-tate 4x W ak Forest High chool oach hawn Forst GP 3.24 tate hampion 3x ollege Plans: indenwood B rystal ake outh High chool oach oss yan Falls GP 3.30 tate hampion, 5th ollege Plans: llinois J.J. WF akota High chool oach Pete lber Falls GP 2.93 tate hampion 2x, 2nd ollege Plans: astern Michigan Wrestling U... Magazine - May 30, 2015 page 17

10 - ankings Wrestling U Magazine Best ll-lass Final ankings By an Fickel, ational ditor 106 Pounds 1. ade livas, 9, (t. John Bosco, ) 2. Gavin Teasdale, 9, (Jefferson-Morgan, P) 3. oman Bravo-Young, 9, (unnyside, Z) 4. rew Mattin, 10, (elta, H) 5. Jacori Teemer, 9, (ong Beach, Y) 6. Gerard ngelo, 9, (Hanover Park, J) 7. Pat Glory, 9, (elbarton, J) 8. Jonathan Tropea, 11, (t. Joseph, J) 9. Brody Teske, 9, (Fort odge, ) 10. Jake ilverstein, 9, (Hauppauge, Y) 11. Michael McGee, 10, (Plainfield ast, ) 12. Thomas ox, 11, (eer Park, Y) 13. eal Woods, 9, (Montini atholic, ) 14. Josh Humphreys, 9, (Huntington, WV) 15. elan Mcenna, 11, (ew Hartford, Y) 16. Jonathan Gomez, 10, (ocust Valley, Y) 17. allas Wilson, 10, (Wichita outh, ) 18. Tate teele, 9, (awrence Free tate, ) 19. Quinn inner, 9, (ingsway egional, J) ditor s ote: Here are final rankings of the ation s Best High chool Wrestlers. These rankings represent wrestlers regardless of year in school. even factors were considered in determining these rankings. They include: (1) accomplishments at the state high school championships (folkstyle); (2) ational Junior Freestyle and Greco- oman hampionships; 3) Performances at prestigious regular season high school tournaments; (4) uper 32 hallenge Tournament; (5) adet ational hampionships; (6) H hampionships; (7) Flo ationals. ankings were finalized on For any corrections, -mail: 20. Jaxon ole, 10, (orth ummit, UT) 21. hane Metzler, 10, (West Morris entral, J) 22. ouie Hayes, 11, (arl andburg, ) 23. iam ronin, 11, (ervite, ) 24. Jordan quino, 12, (Vacaville, ) 25. andon Miranda, 12, (Quartz Hill, ) 26. olton ummings, 10, (owell, ) 27. T.J. Baun, 10, (olville, W) 28. onnor Brown, 10, (ak Grove, M) 29. Josh Venia, 11, (Toledo entral atholic, H) 30T. Zack Murillo, 12, (outhington, T) 30T. Justin tickley, 11, (t. Paris Graham, H) 30T. Bryce avis, 10, (reekview, G) 30T. anon andall, 9, (Westmoore, ) 113 Pounds 1. ustin Gomez, 10, (Glenbard orth, ) 2. Justin Mejia, 10, (lovis, ) 3. anny Vega, 11, (ronwood idge, Z) 4. Jason enteria, 10, (ak Park-iver Forest, ) 2015 ream Team lassic lbs. li eipel (hio) trying to score back points on olan Hellickson (owa). eipel won by decision Photo by Wyatt chultz. 5. evin Brown, 12, (Franklin egional, P) 6. Jabari Moody, 12, (ich entral, ) 7. Mitch Moore, 9, (t. Paris Graham, H) 8. Garrett Pepple, 12, (ast oble, ) 9. lan Hart, 10, (t. dward, H) 10. Jaden Mattox, 9, (entral rossing, H) 11. Brandon ray, 11, (Hamilton ast, J) 12. Paul onrath, 10, (Mount Vernon, ) 13. avid ampbell, 11, (Mission ak, ) 14. Jose Tapia, 10, (apital, M) 15. Jack Wagner, 11, (Bettendorf, ) 16. an Timmins, 10, (Wooster, V) 17. Paul Bianchi, 11, (Two ivers, W) 18. Joey ilva, 9, (ake Highland Prep, F) 19. ane Heberlein, 10, (lexander, Y) 20. Tommy Hoskins, 9, (ayton hristian, H) 21. oah Baughman, 11, (Wadsworth, H) 22. ustin eanto, 10, (xeter Township, P) 23. Joey Prata, 11, (t. hristopher s, V) 24. Zach herman, 10, (Blair cademy, J) 25. Tomas Gutierrez, 11, (Pomona, ) 26. idney liver, 11, (Holt, M) 27. lex Thomsen, 9, (Underwood, ) 28. ebastian ivera, 11, (hristian Brothers, J) 29. Gage urry, 11, (orth Hills, P) 30T. Jarrett eisenbichler, 12, (Jackson, M) 30T. Garrett owe, 11, (hoctaw, ) 30T. Brandon ourtney, 10, (esert dge, Z) 30T. Brian tuart, 9, (orth Hagerstown, M) 120 Pounds 1. pencer ee, 10, (Franklin egional, P) 2. ick uriano, 11, (Bergen atholic, J) 3. aton Fix, 10, (and prings, ) 4. Yianni iakomihalis, 10, (Hilton, Y) 5. yle orstrem, 11, (Brandon, F) 6. Jack Mueller, 11, (Wyoming eminary, P) 7. lijah liver, 12, (Washington, ) 8. Tyler Warner, 11, (laymont, H) 9. aden Gfeller, 10, (Heritage Hall, ) 10. evin chroder, 11, (Grand apids, M) 11. urbin loren, 11, (Buchanan, ) 12. Ty gaisse, 11, (elbarton, J) 13. avonte emison, 10, (Bakersfield, ) 14. li tickley, 12, (t. Paris Graham, H) page 28