USA Wrestling Cadet Greco finals p...

Cadet Greco finals pairing and semifinals results

By Taylor Miller, USA Wrestling | July 21, 2017, 11:14 a.m. (ET)

Photo: Michael Weber of Montana after defeating California’s Jace Luchau in the semifinals at 145 pounds. Photo by Jim Thrall.

FARGO, N.D. – Cadet Greco-Roman semifinals at the U.S. Marine Corps Cadet and Junior National Championships wrapped up on Friday morning, setting the stage for an exciting finals, which are scheduled for 12:30 p.m. CT at the Fargodome in Fargo, N.D.

Ashton Sharp of Missouri is the only Cadet wrestler still eligible for the Triple Crown. He’ll face Peter Christensen of Illinois in the 195-pound finals.

Alex Facundo’s Triple Crown run was stopped short after he fell to Franky Almaguer of Washington, 9-5, in the 145-pound semifinals.

There are five other wrestlers in the finals looking to double up on Cadet national titles this weekend, including Dylan Ragusin of Illinois at 106 pounds, Joshua Saunders of Missouri at 132 pounds, Carson Manville of Minnesota at 132 pounds, Carter Starocci of Pennsylvania at 160 pounds and Braxton Amos of West Virginia at 220 pounds.

The finals are set for Friday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. Fans can watch all the action live on

At Fargo, N.D.

Finals pairings
88 lbs. – Chance Lamer (Oregon) vs. Nathan Rubino (Nebraska)
94 lbs. – Carter Young (Oklahoma) vs. Danny Curran (Illinois)
100 lbs. – Andrew Chambal (Michigan) vs. Yusief Lillie (Washington)
106 lbs. – Dylan Ragusin (Illinois) vs. Matthew Ramos (Illinois)
113 lbs. – Conor Knopick (Nebraska) vs. Hunter Lewis (Wisconsin)
120 lbs. – Fabian Lopez (Illinois) vs. Phillip Moomey (Nebraska)
126 lbs. – Reece Witcraft (Oklahoma) vs. Ryan Ripplinger (North Dakota)
132 lbs. – Carson Manville (Minnesota) vs. Joshua Saunders (Missouri )
138 lbs. – Kevon Davenport (Michigan) vs. Colby Njos (Minnesota)
145 lbs. – Michael Weber (Montana) vs. Franky Almaguer (Washington)
152 lbs. – Aaron Gandara (Arizona) vs. McKay Foy (Wisconsin)
160 lbs. – Carter Starocci (Pennsylvania) vs. Dalton Andrist (Minnesota)
170 lbs. – Abe Assad (Illinois) vs. Tyler Hannah (Wisconsin)
182 lbs. – Jonathon Fagen (Idaho) vs. Grant Parrish (Minnesota)
195 lbs. – Ashton Sharp (Missouri) vs. Peter Christensen (Illinois)
220 lbs. – Braxton Amos (West Virginia) vs. Luke Luffman (Illinois)
285 lbs. – Eli Pokorney (Indiana) vs. Logan Zschernitz (Wisconsin)

Semifinals matchups
88 lbs.
Chance Lamer (Oregon) tech. fall Payton Jacobson (Wisconsin), 10-0
Nathan Rubino (Nebraska) dec. Joseph Couch (Maryland), 5-2

94 lbs.
Carter Young (Oklahoma) dec. Kase Mauger (Idaho), 6-3
Danny Curran (Illinois) dec. Blaine Brenner (Wisconsin), 13-12

100 lbs.
Andrew Chambal (Michigan) tech. fall Jett Strickenberger (Colorado), 14-4
Yusief Lillie (Washington) dec. Paxton Creese (Minnesota), 3-2

106 lbs.
Dylan Ragusin (Illinois) dec. Jakason Burks (Nebraska), 5-3
Matthew Ramos (Illinois) dec. Brenden Chaowanapibool (Washington), 9-8

113 lbs.
Conor Knopick (Nebraska) dec. Haiden Drury (Washington), 8-4
Hunter Lewis (Wisconsin) tech. fall Adam Arenas (California), 18-8

120 lbs.
Fabian Lopez (Illinois) tech. fall Cameron Picklo (Oklahoma), 10-0
Phillip Moomey (Nebraska) tech. fall Aidan Nutter (Wisconsin), 12-2

126 lbs.
Reece Witcraft (Oklahoma) tech. fall Ryan Franco (California), 12-0
Ryan Ripplinger (North Dakota) fall Joshua Jones (Pennsylvania), 1:13

132 lbs.
Carson Manville (Minnesota) tech. fall Teddy Okada (California), 13-0
Joshua Saunders (Missouri ) dec. Torry Early (Illinois), 3-3

138 lbs.
Kevon Davenport (Michigan) fall Fidel Mayora (Illinois), 3:51
Colby Njos (Minnesota) fall Michael Kistler (Pennsylvania), 1:23

145 lbs.
Michael Weber (Montana) dec. Jace Luchau (California), 13-12
Franky Almaguer (Washington) dec. Alex Facundo (Michigan), 9-5

152 lbs.
Aaron Gandara (Arizona) dec. Lindsey Derby (Kansas), 8-7
McKay Foy (Wisconsin) tech. fall Kyle Knowles (Oklahoma), 12-1

160 lbs.
Carter Starocci (Pennsylvania) tech. fall Marcos Jimenez (California), 12-1
Dalton Andrist (Minnesota) fall Angel Garcia (Pennsylvania), 1:35

170 lbs.
Abe Assad (Illinois) dec. Brian Boyd (Missouri), 8-7
Tyler Hannah (Wisconsin) dec. Isaiah Alford (Nebraska), 16-7

182 lbs.
Jonathon Fagen (Idaho) dec. Connor Bourne (Nevada), 8-6
Grant Parrish (Minnesota) tech. fall Devin Winston (Missouri), 19-9

195 lbs.
Ashton Sharp (Missouri) tech. fall Wyatt Hendrickson (Kansas) 20-8
Peter Christensen (Illinois) dec. Santos Cantu (Oregon), 4-1

220 lbs.
Braxton Amos (West Virginia) dec. Jacob Kaminski (Illinois), 10-9
Luke Luffman (Illinois) tech. fall Tarik Sutkovic (Arizona), 10-0

285 lbs.
Eli Pokorney (Indiana) fall Nash Hutmacher (South Dakota), 0:24
Logan Zschernitz (Wisconsin) fall Nicholas Pierce (Minnesota), 1:08