U.S. Cadet Greco receives draws at 45 kg, 51 kg, 60 kg, 71 kg and 92 kg

By Taylor Miller, USA Wrestling | July 06, 2018, 6:37 p.m. (ET)

ZAGREB, Croatia – The final five U.S. wrestlers received its draws for Greco-Roman action of the 2018 Cadet World Championships on Friday in Zagreb, Croatia.

Representing USA tomorrow are Cale Anderson at 45 kg, Jakason Burks at 51 kg, Phillip Moomey at 60 kg, James Burks at 71 kg and Jacob Kaminski at 110 kg.

At 45 kg, Anderson will open his tournament against Khusankhon Yunuskhonov of Uzbekistan, who finished ninth at the 2018 Cadet Asian Championships.

Jakason Burks drew Madiyar Maulitkahov of Kazakhstan, who was fifth at the 2018 Cadet Asian Championships in his first bout at 51 kg.

A 2017 Fargo champion, Moomey will make his World debut against 2018 Cadet Asian silver medalist Shahin Badaghi Mofrad of Iran at 60 kg.

Wrestling for the U.S. at 71 kg, James Burks will face off against Zhenish Zhumabekov from Kyrgyzstan. Zhumabekov does not have any international credentials.

At 92 kg, Kaminski will open his tournament with Aleksei Mileshin of Russia, who does not have international credentials.

Action is set to begin at 10:30 a.m. local time (4:30 a.m. ET) on Friday live on Trackwrestling.com.

2018 CADET WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
at Zagreb, Croatia, July 2-8

45 kg/100 lbs. – Cale Anderson, Viroqua, Wisc. (Combat WC)
vs. Khusankhon Yunuskhonov (Uzbekistan), ninth at 2018 Cadet Asian Championships

51 kg/112 lbs. – Jakason Burks, Omaha, Neb. (MWC Wrestling Academy)
vs. Madiyar Maulitkahov (Kazakhstan), fifth at 2018 Cadet Asian Championships

60 kg/132 lbs. – Phillip Moomey, Kearney, Neb. (MWC Wrestling Academy)
vs. Shahin Badaghi Mofrad (Iran), silver at 2018 Cadet Asian Championships

71 kg/156 lbs. – James Burks III, Omaha, Neb. (MWC Wrestling Academy)
vs. Zhenish Zhumabekov (Kyrgyzstan), no credential

92 kg/202 lbs. – Jacob Kaminski, Riverdale, Ill. (Unattached)
vs. Aleksei Mileshin (Russia), no credential