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Junior Greco Roman Nationals finalist biographies

July 16, 2013, 5:06 p.m. (ET)
100 lbs.

RED - Dalton Roberts, Fowlerville, Mich.
Third in 2013 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals"¦ 2013 Central Regional Junior champion in both styles"¦ Fourth in 2012 Cadet Nationals in freestyle"¦ 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion"¦ Fifth in 2012 USA Wrestling Cadet Folkstyle Nationals"¦ 2012 Cadet National Duals All-Tournament Team in Greco-Roman"¦ 2011 Central Regional Cadet champion in both styles"¦ Competed at 103 pounds for Fowlerville High School as a junior with a record of 41-12"¦ Competed at 103 pounds as a sophomore with a 39-11 record"¦ Competed at 103 pounds as a freshman"¦ Son of Jeff and Michelle Roberts"¦ Coached by Dan Coon"¦ Born: July 21, 1996"¦ Age: 16

BLUE - Kirk Johansen, Glendale Heights, Ill.
Fourth in 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals in freestyle"¦ 2013 Illinois Junior National Duals team in both styles"¦ Sixth in 2012 Cadet Nationals in both styles"¦ Attends Glenbard North High School"¦ Son of Kirk Johansen and Brandi Thomas"¦ Coached by Coach Hahn and Israel Martinez"¦ Born: September 19, 1996"¦ Age: 16

106 lbs.

RED - Joe Cisneros, Visalia, Calif.
Fourth in 2012 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ 2013 Junior National Duals All-Tournament team in both styles"¦ 2012 Junior National Duals All-Tournament Team in freestyle"¦Competed at 106 pounds as a junior for Redwood High School, with a 51-0 record"¦ Competed at 106 as a sophomore with a 40-12 record"¦ Competed at 103 as a freshman, with a 32-10 record"¦ Son of Joe and Marie Cisneros"¦ Coached by Dave Watts"¦ Born: May 23, 1996"¦ Age: 17

BLUE - Brandon Staley, Winter Springs, Fla.
Second in 2013 Southeast Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman"¦ Fourth in 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ 2012 Southeast Regional Junior freestyle champion and third in Greco-Roman"¦ Third in 2011 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman and seventh in freestyle"¦ 2011 Southeast Regional Cadet champion in both styles"¦ Fourth in Florida state championships at 106 pounds as a sophomore for Winter Springs High School with a 46-6 record"¦ Competed at 106 pounds as a freshman with a 14-7 record"¦ Son of Neil and Michelle Staley"¦ Coached by Scott Gomrad, Paul Walker and J.D. Robbins"¦ Born: September 27, 1995"¦ Age: 17

113 lbs.

RED - Skyler Petry, Waterville, Minn.
2013 Northern Plains Junior Regional champion in both styles"¦ Second in 2012 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals"¦ Second in 2012 USA Wrestling PreSeason Nationals"¦ Second in 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ Sixth in 2012 Freestyle Nationals"¦ Third in 2011 USA Wrestling Cadet Folkstyle Nationals"¦ 2012 Minnesota Junior state champion in both styles"¦ Third in Minnesota state championships as a junior at 113 pounds for Waterville-Elysan-Morristown High School, with a 41-1 record"¦ Second in Minnesota state meet as a sophomore at 106 with a 43-3 record"¦ Fifth in Minnesota state meet as a freshman at 103 with a 41-1 record"¦ Son of Todd and Amy Petry"¦ Coached by Adam Roesler, Brandon Paulson and Jake Deitchler"¦ Born November 5, 1995"¦ Age: 17

BLUE - Ronnie Bresser III, Klamath Falls, Ore.
Third in 2012 Junior Nationals in freestyle and sixth in Greco-Roman"¦ 2012 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Junior Nationals champion"¦ Second in 2013 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Junior Nationals"¦ Three-time Oregon State Junior champion in both freestyle and Greco-Roman"¦ 2011 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion and second in freestyle"¦ 2011 USA Wrestling Cadet Folkstyle National champion"¦ 2010 Cadet Nationals freestyle champion"¦ Third in 2010 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ 2010 Western Regional Triple Crown winner"¦ Kids Triple Crown winner in 2003 and 2005"¦ Three-time Oregon state champion"¦. Oregon state champion as a senior at 120 pounds for Henley High School, with a 49-1 record"¦ Oregon state champion at 120 as a sophomore with a 45-0 record"¦ Oregon state high school champion at 103 pounds as a sophomore with a 38-0 record"¦ Third in state tournament as a freshman with a 42-3 record"¦ Son of Ron and Melissa Bresser"¦ Coached by Ron Bresser"¦ Born: January 20, 1995"¦ Age: 18"¦

120 lbs.

RED - Blane Tschida, Kimball, Minn.
2013 FILA Cadet Greco-Roman runner-up"¦Second at 2013 Northern Plains Greco-Roman Championship, third in freestyle"¦Third at 2012 USA Wrestling Cadet Greco-Roman Nationals"¦ Fourth at 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals"¦ Third at the Minnesota State Championships at 113 pounds as a sophomore for Kimball Area High School"¦ Fifth at the Minnesota State Championships at 106 pounds as a freshman"¦Son of Mik and Char Tschida"¦ Coached by Dan Chandler"¦ Born: October 17, 1996"¦ Age: 16

BLUE - Joshua Terao, Honolulu, Hawaii
Third in 2012 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman, and fourth in freestyle"¦. Three-time Hawaii state champion for Mid Pacific Institute, with a career record of 106-0"¦ Hawaii state champion at 130 as a junior with 35-0 record"¦ Hawaii state champion at 125 as a sophomore with a 37-0 record"¦ Hawaii state champion at 108 as a freshman with a 34-0 record"¦ Son of Lindy and Debbie Terao"¦ Coached by Kevin Corbett and Ryan Sugihara"¦ Born: May 31, 1996"¦ Age: 17

126 lbs.

RED - Jordan Shearer, Fargo, N.D.
Fourth in 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ Fourth in 2013 Northern Plains Junior Regionals in freestyle"¦ Sixth in 2011 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ Two-time North Dakota state champion"¦ North Dakota state champion at 126 as a sophomore for West Fargo High School with a 48-2 record"¦ North Dakota state champion at 113 as a freshman with a 44-1 record"¦ Son of Dean and Linda Shearer"¦ Coached by Kayle Dangerud and Ryan Kringlie"¦ Born October 6, 1996"¦ Age: 16

BLUE - Cub Yeager, Locust Grove, Okla.
Seventh in 2012 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦Two-time Oklahoma state champion"¦ Oklahoma state champion at 126 as a junior for Locust Grove High School with a 39-0 record"¦ Oklahoma state champion at 113 as a sophomore with a 32-2 record"¦ Fourth in Oklahoma states as a freshman at 112 with a 38-6 record"¦ Son of Scott Yeager"¦ Coached by Johnny Cook"¦ Born: December 31, 1995"¦ Age: 17

132 lbs.

RED - Rodney Clevenger, Kearney, Mo.
Second in 2013 Southern Plains Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman"¦ 2013 Western Junior Regional Greco-Roman champion and fifth in freestyle"¦ Third in 2012 Southern Plains Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle"¦ Fourth in 2012 Northern Plains Junior Greco-Roman Regionals"¦ Second in Missouri state championships at 132 as a junior at Kearney High School with a 44-9 record"¦ Second in Missouri states at 126 with a 41-13 record as a sophomore"¦ Competed at 112 pounds as a freshman with a 44-14 record"¦ Son of Rodney and Lisa Clevenger"¦ Coached by Chad Hopkins"¦ Born: August 11, 1995"¦ Age: 17

BLUE - Hayden Tuma, Boise, Idaho
2012 Junior Nationals champion and third in freestyle"¦ 2013 FILA Junior World Team Trials champion in Greco-Roman and fifth in freestyle"¦ 2012 and 2013 Northwest Junior Regionals champion in both styles"¦ Two-time FILA Cadet World Team member"¦ 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals champion in Greco-Roman"¦ 2011 Cadet Nationals freestyle champion and second in Greco-Roman"¦ 2011 FILA Cadet National champion in Greco-Roman and freestyle runner-up"¦ 2010 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion"¦ 2010 Western Regional champion in Greco-Roman and freestyle"¦ State champion at 138 as a junior for Centennial High School with a 41-0 record"¦ State champion at 132 pounds as a sophomore with a 42-2 record"¦State champion at 119 pounds as a freshman at as a freshman with a 47-2 record"¦ Son of Michael and Jane Tuma"¦ Coached by Ivan Ivanov and Collin Robertson"¦ Born: July 27, 1995"¦ Age: 17"¦


138 lbs.

RED - Jake Velarde, Hansville, Wash.
Eighth in 2012 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ 2103 Northwest Junior Regional Greco-Roman champion"¦ Second in 2012 Northwest Junior Regionals in both styles"¦ Sixth in 2011 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦2010 FILA Cadet National Greco-Roman champion"¦ Third in 2010 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ Four-time Washington state champion"¦ State champion at 138 as a senior at North Kitsap High School"¦ State champion at a junior at 138 pounds as a junior"¦ State champion as a sophomore at 119 pounds with a 30-1 record"¦ State champion as a freshman at 112 pounds with a 33-2 record"¦ Son of Peter and Suzie Velarde"¦ Coached by Jim Burchett and Chuck Bullard"¦ Born December 6 1994"¦ Age: 18

BLUE - Joseph McKenna, Towaco, N.J.
Second in 2012 Junior Nationals in freestyle"¦ Third in 2013 FILA Junior Nationals"¦ 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals champion"¦ Eighth at 2012 FILA Cadet World Championships"¦ 2011 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion and fifth in freestyle"¦ 2010 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion"¦ Third in 2010 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ 2011 Cadet National Duals All-Tournament Team in both styles"¦Prep Nationals champion at 132 pounds as a junior for Blair Academy with a 28-1 record"¦ Prep National champion at 120 pounds as a sophomore with a 32-2 record"¦ Prep National champion at 103 pounds as a freshman"¦ Son of James and Natalie McKenna"¦ Coached by Solomon Fleckman and Matt Ciampa"¦Born: August 3, 1995"¦ Age: 17

145 lbs.

RED - Blayne Briceno, Simi Valley, Calif.
2013 West Junior Regionals champion in both styles"¦ Third in 2012 West Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman and fifth in freestyle"¦ 2011 West Junior Regionals champion in freestyle and third in Greco-Roman"¦Seventh in 2010 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ 2008 Schoolboy National champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman, and second in folkstyle"¦ Sixth in California state championships as a senior for Crespi Carmelite High School at 152 with a 54-6 record"¦ Eighth in California states as a junior at 132 with a 52-5 record"¦ Competed at 119 pounds as a freshman with a 42-16 record"¦ Son of Carlos and Melanie Briceno"¦ Coached by Mike Odman and Leonard Simon"¦ Born: August 16. 1994"¦ Age: 18

BLUE - Matthew Moody, Lake Park, Ga.
Fourth in 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦. 2013 Junior National Duals All-Tournament Team in Greco-Roman"¦ Third in 2012 Southeast Cadet Regionals in both styles"¦ 2011 Southeast Cadet Regional champion in both styles"¦ Fifth at USA Wrestling Cadet Folkstyle Nationals"¦ Georgia state champion as a junior with a 45-0 record for Lowndes High School"¦ Georgia state champion as a sophomore with a 40-0 record"¦ Sixth in the Georgia states as a freshman with 56-6 record"¦ Son of Sid and Susan Moody"¦ Coached by Spencer Graysell and Jason Criner"¦ Born: Feb. 21, 1996"¦ Age: 17

152 lbs.

RED - Andrew Millsap, Junction City, Kan.
2013 Southern Plains Junior Regionals champion in Greco-Roman and third in freestyle"¦ Fifth in 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ Eighth in 2012 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ Second in 20111 Southern Plains Cadet Regionals in Greco-Roman and third in freestyle"¦ Kansas state champion at 145 as a junior for Junction City High School with a 40-1 record"¦ Kansas state champion at 138 as a sophomore with a 38-5 record"¦ Sixth in Kansas states as a freshman at 125 with a 34-6 record"¦ Son of Natalie Frakes"¦ Coached by Mike Goodwin and Brett Dean"¦ Born: March 1, 1996"¦ Age: 17

BLUE - Jon Jay Chavez, Boise, Idaho
Third in 2013 FILA Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle"¦ 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman"¦ Third in 2012 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ 2011 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion"¦ Two-time runner-up at California Junior Greco World Duals"¦ Five-time California freestyle state champion"¦ Six-time California Greco-Roman state champion"¦ Kids freestyle national champion"¦ Idaho State champion at 145 pounds as a junior for Centennial High School with a 47-2 record"¦ Seventh in California state championships as a sophomore at 132 for De La Salle High School with a 41-5 record"¦. Competed at 119 pounds as a freshman in California with a 47-9 record"¦ Son of Robert and Elisa Chavez"¦ Coached by Robert Chavez and Ivan Ivanov"¦ Born: February 9, 1996"¦ Age: 17

160 lbs.

RED - Xavier Montalvo, Woodale, Ill.
Fifth in 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals in freestyle"¦ Third in 2012 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle"¦ Second in 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ Seventh in 2011 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ Illinois state champion at 160 pounds as a sophomore competing for Montini Catholic High School with a 58-5 record"¦ Competed at 145 as a freshman with a 40-12 record"¦ Son of Omar and Rosa Montalvo"¦ Coached by Israel Martinez"¦ Born: March 2, 1996"¦ Age: 17

BLUE - Davonte Mahomes, Oak Park, Ill.
2013 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Junior Nationals champion"¦ Third in 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ Third in 2011 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ Two-time Illinois Greco-Roman state champion, and one-time freestyle state champion"¦ Third in Illinois state champion ships at 160 as a junior for Oak Park-River Forest High School with a 49-1 record"¦ Third in Illinois states as a sophomore at 152 with a 37-2 record"¦ Competed at 145 as a freshman with a 32-5 record"¦ Son of Dashawn Harris"¦. Coached by Mike Powell and Brian Molini"¦ Born: October 24, 1995"¦ Age: 17

170 lbs.

RED - Chandler Rogers, Spokane, Wash.
Second in 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman and third in freestyle"¦ 2012 Cadet National champion in Greco-Roman and second in freestyle"¦2012 FILA Cadet Greco-Roman champion and fourth in freestyle"¦ 2012 and 2013 Northwest Cadet Regionals champion in both styles"¦ 2011 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion and third in freestyle"¦ 2010 Schoolboy National champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman"¦ Third in 2011 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ 2011 Northwest Cadet Regional champion in both styles"¦ Washington state champion for Mead High School as a junior at 170 pounds with a 47-0 record"¦. State champion for Mead High School as a sophomore at 160 with a 47-0 record"¦. State champion as a freshman with a 41-6 record"¦ Son of Bill and Heather Rogers"¦ Coached by Phil McLean Born: May 20, 1996"¦ Age: 17

BLUE - Jared Johnson, Easton, Kan.
2013 Southern Plains Junior champion in both styles"¦ 2012 Southern Plains Junior Greco-Roman champion"¦ Fifth in 2011 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦Sixth in 2010 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ Second in Kansas state championships at 170 as a senior for Pleasant Ridge High School with a 40-1 record"¦ Second in Kansas states at 152 as a junior with a 39-3 record"¦ Fifth in Kansas states as a sophomore with a 38-3 record at 140"¦ Competed at 125 pounds as a freshman with a 35-5 record"¦ Son of John and Paula Johnson"¦ Coached by Darvin Weber and Jacob Beck"¦ Born April 29, 1995"¦ Age: 18

182 lbs.

RED - Dan Hawkins, Annapolis, Md.
Fifth in 2012 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ Third in Prep Nationals for Mount St. Joseph High School at 195 as a junior with a 46-8 record"¦ Fifth in Prep Nationals as a sophomore at 182 with a 36-12 record"¦ Competed at 171 as a freshman with a 24-4 record"¦ Son of Jim and Tara Hawkins"¦ Coached by Harry Baranabe and Jay LaValley"¦ Born: September 29, 1995"¦ Age: 17

BLUE - Preston Lehmann, Fargo, N.D.
2013 Junior National Duals All-Tournament Team"¦ Fourth in 2010 Cadet Nationals in freestyle"¦ Third in 2012 Southern Plains Cadet Regionals in freestyle"¦ Three-time North Dakota state champion"¦ State champion as a senior at 182 pounds for West Fargo High School with a 50-0 record"¦ State champion as a junior at 182 with a 48-1 record"¦ State champion as a sophomore at 171"¦ Second in North Dakota states as a freshman at 160 pounds"¦ Son of Scott and Ellen Lehmann"¦ Coached by Tyler Lehmann"¦ Born: August 13, 1994"¦ Age: 18


195 lbs.

RED - Jeremy Sweany, Vacaville, Calif.
Third in 2012 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ Eighth in 2011 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ 2011 West Cadet Regionals champion in Greco-Roman and third in freestyle"¦ California state champion as a junior at 195 pounds for Vacaville High School with a 51-1 record"¦ Eighth in California states as a sophomore at 195 with a 42-8 record"¦ Competed at 195 as a freshman with a 34-12 record"¦ Son of Jerry and Melinda Sweany"¦ Coached by Clint Birch and Adam Wight"¦ Born: August 17, 1995"¦ Age: 17

BLUE - Joseph McClure, Commerce, Ga.
2012 Southeast Junior Regionals champion in Greco-Roman"¦ 2009 Southeast Schoolboy Regional champion in Greco-Roman and second in freestyle"¦ Three-time Georgia state champion"¦ State champion as junior at 220 pounds for Commerce High School with a 47-0 record"¦ State champion as a sophomore at 220 with a 47-0 record"¦ state champion as a freshman at 189 with a 58-2 record"¦ Son of Tracy Morris and the late Chip McClure"¦ Coached by Kendall Love, Dustin Kawa and Terry Allison"¦ Born: April 30, 1995"¦ Age: 18

220 lbs.

RED - Roy Nash , West Valley City, Utah
2012 Cadet National champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman"¦ 2013 Western Regional Junior champion in both styles"¦ 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion and second in freestyle"¦2012 Western Regional Cadet champion in both styles"¦ Fourth in 2011 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ 2010 Schoolboy National champion in both freestyle and Greco-Roman"¦ 2010 Western Regional Triple Crown winner, taking gold in all three styles"¦ State champion as a junior at Taylorsville High School at 220 with a 46-0 record"¦ Son of Bob and Teriann Nash"¦ Coached by Wayne Watts and Brandon Ruiz"¦ Born January 11, 1996"¦ Age: 17

BLUE - Tyler Schmidt, Merrill, Wis.
Second in 2013 Central Regionals in Greco-Roman"¦ 2013 Northern Plains Junior Regional Greco-Roman champion"¦ 2012 USA Wrestling Schoolboy Folkstyle National champion"¦ Wisconsin state champion at 220 pounds as a junior for Merrill High School with a 45-0 record"¦ Competed at 220 as a sophomore with a 35-6 record"¦ Competed at 189 as a freshman with a 31-10 record"¦ Son of Keith Liebeck and Karla Schmidt"¦ Coached by Scott Arneson"¦ Born: January 27, 1996"¦ Age: 17"¦

285 lbs.

RED - Sam Stoll, Kasson, Minn
2013 FILA Junior World Team Trials champion in Greco-Roman"¦ Third in 2012 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ 2011 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman and freestyle champion"¦ Fifth in 2010 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman"¦ Minnesota state champion as a junior at 285 at Casson-Mantorville High School with a 49-0 record"¦ Third in Minnesota states as a sophomore at 285 with a 45-4 record"¦ Second in Minnesota states at 285 as a freshman with a 40-7 record "¦ Son of Paul and Terre Stoll"¦ Coached by Jim Richardson"¦ Born: November 16, 1995"¦ Age 17...

BLUE - Adam Coon, Fowlerville, Mich.
2012 Junior Triple Crown winner, with national titles in folkstyle, freestyle and Greco-Roman"¦ 2013 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Junior Nationals champion"¦ Second in 2013 FILA Junior World Team Trials in both styles"¦ 2013 FILA Junior Nationals champion in both styles"¦ 2011 FILA Cadet World champion in freestyle"¦ 2011 Junior Nationals Greco-Roman champion"¦ Undefeated at 2012 Junior National Duals"¦ 2011 FILA Cadet Nationals champion"¦ 2010 Cadet Nationals champion in Greco-Roman, and second in freestyle"¦ Second in 2010 Cadet Folkstyle Nationals"¦ Four-time Michigan state champion"¦ State champion as a senior at 285 for Fowlerville High School with a 55-0 record"¦ State champion as a junior at 285 pounds with a 50-0 record"¦ state champion as a sophomore at 215 pounds"¦ State champion as a freshman at 215 pounds"¦ Son of Dan and Dana Coon.., Coached by Dan Coon"¦ Will attend the Univ. of Michigan"¦ Born November 14, 1994"¦ Age: 17
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