Gallick named Outstanding Wrestler at the FILA Cadet FS Championships
Gallick scored a decision over Shawn Bunch of Leavenworth, Kan., 5-1 to win the title at 119 pounds. Gallick placed third at the 2000 FILA Cadet Greco-Roman championships just two days prior to the freestyle competition.
Other champions include: Mack Reiter, Jesup, Iowa at 92.5 pounds, Tim Kephart, St. Louis, Mo. at 101.5 pounds, Alex Tsirtsis, Griffith, Ind. at 110 pounds, Beau DeArmon, Tulsa, Okla. at 127.75 pounds, Trent Paulson, Council Bluffs, Iowa at 138.75 pounds, Mark Mueller of Iowa at 152 pounds, Chris Lopez, Azusa, Calif. at 167.5 pounds, Aaron Keough, Butavia, Ohio at 187.25 pounds and Chris Bietz, Rapid City, S.D. at 220.25 pounds.
2000 FILA CADET FREESTYLE NATIONALS
at Evanston, Ill., April 9
42 kg/92.5 lbs. - 1st - Mack Reiter, Jesup, Iowa won by tech. fall over Charlie Falck, Apple Valley, Minn., 13-2; 3rd - Christian Smith, Chesapeake, Va., pinned Kevin Hunter, Orem, Utah, 1:56; 5th - Riley Oftedahl, Stewartville, Minn. dec. Cesar Grajales, Tierra Verde, Fla., 9-7
46 kg/101.5 lbs. - 1st - Tim Kephart, St. Louis, Mo. pinned Michael Poeta, Highwood, Ill., 3:59; 3rd - Michael Arias, Okmulgee, Okla. dec. Brandon Hardy, Portsmouth, Va., 6-5; 5th -Beau Malia, Billings, Mont. dec. Josh Wagner, Milton, Wis., 12-11
50 kg/110 lbs. - 1st - Alex Tsirtsis, Griffith, Ind. dec. Austin Devoe, Columbus, Kan., 6-5; 3rd - Andrae Hernandez, Gary, Ind. won by tech. fall over Aaron Owen, Carlsbad, N.M., 11-0; 5th -Angel Cejudo, Phoenix, Ariz. dec. Eric Sanders, Wabasho, Minn., 6-4
54 kg/119 lbs. - 1st - Nate Gallick, Tucson, Ariz. dec. Shawn Bunch, Leavenworth, Kan., 5-1; 3rd - Burke Barnes, Lake Stevens, Wash. won by inj. dft. over Todd Meneely, Omaha, Neb.; 5th - Trent Goodale, Osage, Iowa won by inj. dft. over Darrel Vasquez, Bakersfield, Calif.
58 kg/127.75 lbs. - 1st - Beau DeArmon, Tulsa, Okla. dec. Ruben Villarreal, Plano, Ill., 6-4; 3rd - C.P. Schlatter, Columbus, Ohio won by tech. fall over Chase Metcalf, Davison, Mich., 10-0; 5th - Nick Baima, Glen Ellyn, Ill. dec. Tyler Williams, Carol Stream, Ill., 5-2
63 kg/138.75 lbs. - 1st - Trent Paulson, Council Bluffs, Iowa dec. Robb Maxwell, Sandy, Utah, 3-0, ot, 5:10; 3rd - Lambros Fotos, East Moline, Ill. dec. Jose Ramos, Puerto Rico, 3-2; 5th - Ryan Tripp, Goodrich, Mich. won by tech. fall over Travis Paulson, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 17-4
69 kg/152 lbs. - 1st - Mark Mueller, Iowa dec. Johny Hendricks, Edmond, Okla., 8-6; 3rd - Nate Galloway, Boalsburg, Pa. won by tech. fall over J.T. Young, Bloomington, Ind., 13-2; 5th - Timothy Springs, Harvey, Ill. won by inj. dft. over Michael Escobedo, Crown Point, Ind.
76 kg/167.5 lbs. - 1st - Chris Lopez, Azusa, Calif. dec. Ryan Halsey, Oceanside, Calif., 3-2 ; 3rd - Hetag Pliev, Cincinatti, Ohio dec. Paul Bradley, Tama, Iowa, 5-2; 5th - Jeff Hart, Lansdowne, Pa. dec. Jack Jensen, Sheboygan, Wis., 15-7
85 kg/187.25 lbs. - 1st - Aaron Keough, Butavia, Ohio dec. Joe VeDepo, Iowa City, Iowa, 11-7; 3rd - Jason Zastrow, Coon Rapids, Minn. dec. Matt Corcoran, Sound Beach, N.Y., 12-9; 5th - Justin Stevens, Lawrence, Kan. won by inj. dft. over Patrick Dapkus, Shannon, Ill.
100 kg/220.25 lbs. - 1st - Chris Bietz, Rapid City, S.D. won by tech. fall over Apollo Johnsen, San Jose, Calif., 13-3; 3rd - Sean Barnes, Wheaton, Ill. dec. Robert Heinrich, Choctaw, Okla., 13-5; 5th -Spenca Nadolsky, Holland, Mich. won by bye
Outstanding Wrestler - Nate Gallick