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2021 Junior Nationals Greco finalist biographies

By By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | July 23, 2021, 1:12 p.m. (ET)

Photo of Ray Ray Harris by Travis Le/Matfocus.com

100 pounds

 

RED - Kolter Burton, American Falls, Idaho

Fifth in 2021 U16 Nationals in freestyle… Second in 2021 Western Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman… Second in 2021 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals…2021 Idaho state Junior freestyle champion… Second in 2021 Idaho 16U states in freestyle and Greco-Roman…  Eighth in 2020 USA Wrestling Preseason Nationals (High School grades 9-10)… Second in 2020 Salt Lake Slam… 2019 Western 16U Regionals champion in freestyle and fourth in Greco-Roman and folkstyle… Second in 2019 14U Folkstyle Nationals… Will be a sophomore at American Falls High School… 2021 Idaho 3A state champion at 98 pounds… Born: February 3, 2006… Age: 15

 

BLUE - Jeremy Oani, Santa Maria, Calif.

2021 Western Regionals Junior freestyle champion and third in Greco-Roman… 2021 California Junior Nationals Duals team member… 2021 National Showcase Arizona Qualifier champipon… Sixth in 2019 16U Folkstyle Nationals… Will be a junior at Righetti High School…Competed at 106 during 2020 season… Born: July 15, 2004… Age: 17

 

106 pounds

 

RED - Elias Navida, San Diego, Calif.

Third in 2021 Western Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman… Seventh in 2021 UWW Cadet Nationals in both freestyle and Greco-Roman… Member of 2021 California 16U Nationals Duals team… 2020 Salt Lake Slam Middle School champion… Second in 2019 Western 16U Regionals in freestyle and third in Greco-Roman… Second in 2019 U15 Nationals in Greco-Roman and sixth in freestyle… Will be a sophomore at Poway High School….Born: October 29, 2006… Age: 14

 

BLUE - Ray Ray Harris, Clovis, Calif.

FloWrestling current national ranking: No. 11 at 106

2021 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals champion…Member of California 2021 Junior National Duals team…  2019 16U Nationals Greco-Roman champion… 2019 California 16U National Duals team member… Third in 2019 California 16U state championships… 2018 Western Regional 14U champion in folkstyle… Will be a junior at Buchanan High School… Competed at 106 pounds during 2020 season… Born: May, 23, 2004… Age: 17

 

113 pounds

 

RED - Benjamin Aranda, Dekalb, Ill.

FloWrestling current national ranking: No. 11 at 113

Second in 2021 U16 Nationals in freestyle… 2021 Northern Plains Junior champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Fourth in 2020 USA Wrestling Preseason Nationals (high school grades 11-12)… Second in 2019 16U Nationals in Greco-Roman… Sixth in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals…Member of 2019 Illinois 16U National Duals team… Third in 2019 FloNationals… 5th in 2018 U16 Nationals in freestyle… Graduated from Dekalb High School… Second in 2021 Illinois state championships at 113 pounds… Fourth in 2020 Illinois 3A state championships at 106 pounds… Will attend Cleveland State…Born: July 9, 2003… Age: 18

 

BLUE - Davian Guanajuato, Eloy, Ariz.

Third in 2021 Western Junior Regionals… 2021 Arizona Junior Nationals qualifier champion… Graduated from Valiant College Prep… Two-time Arizona state champion… 2019 Arizona D4 state champion at 106 pounds… Born: March 29, 2003… Age: 18

 

120 pounds

 

RED - Max Black, Castle Rock, Colo.

Seventh in 2021 16U Nationals in freestyle… 2021 Colorado Junior Nationals Duals team member… Second in 2021 Western Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman and third in freestyle… Fifth in 2021 UWW Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Third in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2019 Western 16U Regionals champion in Greco-Roman and third in freestyle… 2019 Flo Nationals champion… Fifth in 2018 16U Nationals in freestyle…  Graduated from Douglas County High School… Fourth in 2021 Colorado 5A state championships at 126 pounds… Third in 2020 state championships at 126 pounds… Third in 2019 state championships at 113 pounds… Fifth in 2018 state championships at 106 pounds… Born: March 3, 2003… Age: 18

 

BLUE - Jett Strickenberger, Monument, Colo.

FloWrestling current national ranking: No. 9 at 120

Fourth in 2021 Junior Nationals in freestyle…  2021 Colorado Junior Nationals Duals team member…Third in 2021 UWW Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2020 USA Wrestling Preseason Nationals champion… 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals champion in Greco-Roman and fifth in freestyle… 2019 Western Regional Junior champion in freestyle… 2017 16U Nationals freestyle champion and sixth in Greco-Roman…  Attended Ponderosa High School… Second in 2021 Colorado 5A state championships at 120 pounds… Third in 2018 4A states at 106 pounds for Discovery Canyon High School… Born: November 6. 2002… Age: 18

 

126 pounds

 

RED - Gable Porter, Council Bluffs, Iowa

Second in 2021 UWW Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2021 Iowa Junior National Duals team member… 2021 Iowa Junior state champion in Greco-Roman and second in freestyle… Fifth in 2018 USA Wrestling Preseason Nationals (Middle School)… Third in 2018 Northern Plains 14U Regionals in freestyle and Greco-Roman…

Will be a junior at Underwood High School… Second in 2021 Iowa 1A state championships at 132 pounds… 2020 state champion at 106 pounds…Born: May 3, 2004… Age: 17

 

BLUE - Jeremy Bockert, Fairbanks, Alaska

Third at 2019 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Second in 2019 Western Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle… Eighth in 2018 16U Nationals in Greco-Roman… Second in 2018 Western 16U Nationals in Greco-Roman… Graduated from Lathrop High School… 2021 Alaska D1 state champion at 130 pounds…

Third in 2019 state championships at 119 pounds… 2018 state champion at 103 pounds… Second at 2017 state championships at 98 pounds… Born: December 16, 2002… Born: 18

 

132 pounds

 

RED - Anthony Aniciete, Henderson, Nev.

2021 Western Junior Regionals champion in Greco-Roman… 2021 Western States champion in Greco-Roman and third in freestyle… Second in 2019 Western States Championships in Greco-Roman and folkstyle and third in freestyle… Will be a senior at SLAM Academy… 2020 Nevada 3A state champion at 126 pounds… Born: February 19, 2004… Age: 17

 

BLUE - James Dalrymple, Arlington, Tenn.

2021 Spartan Nationals champion in folkstyle… Third in 2021 Southeast Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman and sixth in freestyle… 2021 Tennessee Junior Nationals Duals team member…. Second in 2019 Central 16U Regionals in Greco-Roman… Graduated from Christian Brothers High School… Two-time Tennessee state champion… 2021 state champion at 132 pounds… 2020 state champion at 120 pounds… Third in 2019 state championships at 106 pounds… Second in 2018 state championships at 106 pounds…Born: January 9, 2003… Age: 18

 

138 pounds

 

RED - Kyle Boeke, Zimmerman, Minn.

2021 Northern Plains Junior champion in Greco-Roman and third in freestyle… 2021 Minnesota Junior Nationals Duals team member… Fifth in 2019 16U Nationals in Greco-Roman… Fourth in 2017 16U Folkstyle Nationals… Graduated from Princeton High School… Third in 2021 Minnesota AA state championships at 138 pounds… Sixth in 2020 state championships at 132 pounds… Fourth in 2018 state championships at 126 pounds… Fifth in 2017 state championships at 106 pounds… Born: April 12, 2003… Age: 18

 

BLUE - Q'veli Quintanilla, Spokane, Wash.

Eighth in 2021 UWW Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Fifth in 2021 National High School Showcase…. 2021 Washington state champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Seventh in 2019 16U Nationals in Greco-Roman… Fourth in 2019 Western Junior Regionals in folkstyle…. Second in 2019 U15 Nationals in Greco-Roman and seventh in freestyle… Will be a junior at Gonzaga Prepartory School… Two-time Washington state champion… 2021 Washington open state champion at 138 pounds… 2020 Washington 4A state champion at 126…Born: November 27, 2004… Age: 16

 

145 pounds

 

RED - Jack Milos, Mt. Prospect, Ill.

Sixth in 2020 Holiday High School Classic… Second in 2019 16U Nationals in Greco-Roman and seventh in freestyle…. 2019 Northern Plains 16U Regional champion in Greco-Roman and second in freestyle… Fifth in 2019 USA Wrestling 16U Folkstyle Nationals… Graduated from Prospect High School… Third in 2021 llinois state championships… Fifth in Illinois 3A state championships at 132 pounds… Born: January 2, 2003… Age:18

 

BLUE - Tyler Antoniak, LaVista, Neb.

Fifth in 2021 UWW Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2019 Northern Plains 16U Regionals champion in Greco-Roman… 2019 U15 Nationals champion in Greco-Roman… Second in 2018 14U Nationals in freestyle and seventh in Greco-Roman… Will be a senior at Millard South High School… Third in 2021 Nebraska Class A state championships at 145 pounds… 2020 state champion at 138 pounds… Second in 2019 state championships at 138 pounds… Born: March 24, 2004… Age: 17

 

152 pounds

 

RED - Nick Hamilton, La Vista, Neb.

2021 Southern Plains Regional Junior champion in Greco-Roman and second in freestyle… Fourth in 2019 U16 Nationals in Greco-Roman and fifth in freestyle… Sixth in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2019 Northern Plains 16U Regional champion and second in freestyle… Second in 2019 Western 16U Regionals in freestyle and third in Greco-Roman… Will be a senior at Papillion LaVista High School… 2021 Nebraska Class A state champion at 152 pounds… 2020 Iowa 1A state high school champion at 145 pounds for Underwood High School…. Born: July 5, 2003… Age: 18

 

BLUE - Cale Anderson, Viroqua, Wis.

Fifth at 2020 Holiday High School Classic…. 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals champion in Greco-Roman… 2018 Northern Plains 16U champion in freestyle and second in Greco-Roman… Graduated from Viroqua High School… 2021 Wisconsin D2 state champion at 152 pounds… Sixth in 2020 state championships at 132 pounds… Third in 2019 state championships at 106 pounds… Third in 2018 state championships at 106 pounds… Will attend the Univ. of Wisconsin….Born: April 27, 2003… Age: 18

 

160 pounds

 

RED - Caden Young, Clintonville, Wis.

Second in 2021 Northern Plains Junior Regionals…. Fourth in 2021 National Showcase Wisconsin Qualifier…Eighth in  2020 USA Wrestling Preseason Nationals (high school grades 9-10)… Will be a junior at Shawano High School… Born: September 7, 2004… Age 16

 

BLUE - Manuel (M.J.) Gaitan, Temecula, Calif.

FloWrestling current national ranking: No. 14 at 169

Second in 2021 National High School Showcase… 2021 National Showcase Utah Qualifier champion… Second in 2019 Western States in freestyle and Greco-Roman and third in folkstyle… Will be a senior at Temecula Valley High School…Competed at 138 pounds in 2020… Competed at 126 pounds in 2109… Born: March 9, 2004… Age: 17

 

170 pounds

 

RED - Jared Stricker, Highbridge, Wis.

Fourth in 2021 16U Nationals in freestyle… 2021 Northern Plains Junior champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Third in 2021 UWW Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2021 Wisconsin Junior Nationals Duals team member… Fourth in 2021 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals… Second in 2020 Holiday High School Classic… Sixth in 2010 16U Nationals in Greco-Roman… Second in 2019 Northern Plains 16U Regional in Greco-Roman and sixth in freestyle… Graduated from Ashland High School… 2021 Wisconsin state champion at 170 pounds… Fourth in 2020 state championships at 145 pounds… Will attend UW-Eau Claire…Born: June 24, 2003… Age: 18

 

BLUE - Evan Canoyer, Walton, Neb.

2021 Southern Plains Junior Regional champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Fourth in 2019 16U Nationals in Greco-Roman and sixth in freestyle… Eighth in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2019 Northern Plains 16U Regional champion in both styles… Graduated from Waverly High School… Two-time Nebraska Class B state champion… 2021 state champion at 170 pounds… 2020 state champion at 170 pounds… Second in 2019 state championships at 170 pounds… Fourth in 2018 state championships at 145 pounds…Born: February 22, 2003… Age: 18

 

182 pounds

 

RED - Michael Altomer, Stuyvesant, N.Y.

2021 Central Junior Regionals champion in Greco-Roman… 2021 Northeast Junior Regionals champion in Greco-Roman… 2021 Southeast Regionals champion in Greco-Roman… Fourth in 2019 16U Nationals in freestyle and seventh in Greco-Roman… 2019 Central Regionals 16U champion in Greco-Roman and second in freestyle… Will be a senior at Minisink Valley High School… Second in 2021 New York state open at 182 pounds… Fifth in 2020 state championships at 195 pounds… Born: April 28, 2003… Age: 18

 

BLUE - Deanthony Parker, Moline, Ill.

FloWrestling current national ranking: No. 20 at 182

Seventh in 2021 Junior Nationals in freestyle… Third in 2021 Southeast Junior Regionals in freestyle… Member of Illinois Junior Nationals Duals team… Sixth in 2019 Northern Plains 16U Regionals in freestyle…Eighth in 2018 USA Wrestling Preseason Nationals (High School grades 9-10)… Graduated from Moline High School… 2021 Illinois state champion… Third  in 2020 state championships at 182 pounds… 2019 state qualifier… Will attend North Dakota State…. Born: July 3, 2003… Age: 18

 

195 pounds

 

RED - Ryan Cody, Longwood, Fla.

Sixth in 2021 UWW Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Second in 2021 National High School Showcase… 2021 National Showcase Florida Qualifier champion…. 2021 Florida Junior National Duals team member… Second in 2019 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2019 Florida Junior champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… 2019 Florida Junior National Duals team member… Graduate of the Masters Academy… 2021 Florida 1A state champion at 195 pounds… Third in 2019 Florida state championships at 160 pounds…. 2018 Florida state qualifier at 145 pounds… Will attend the Colorado School of Mines… Born: August 26, 2002… Age: 18

 

BLUE - Wyatt Voelker, Manchester, Iowa

FloWrestling current national ranking: No. 15 at 195

Eighth in 2021 Junior Nationals in freestyle… Fourth in 2021 UWW Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Second in 2021 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals… Member of 2021 Iowa Junior National Duals team… 2021 Iowa state Junior champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Fourth in 2019 16U Nationals in Greco-Roman and sixth in freestyle… 2019 USA Wrestling 16U Folkstyle Nationals champion… Will be a senior at West Delaware High School… 2021 Iowa 2A state champion at 195 pounds… Third in 2020 state championships at 195 pounds… Fourth in 2019 state championships at 170 pounds… Born: May 18, 2003… Age: 18

 

220 pounds

 

RED - Alex Semenenko, Brooklyn, N.Y.

2021 Spartan Nationals champion in folkstyle… 2021 Southeast Junior Regionals champion in Greco-Roman and second in freestyle… 2021 Northeast Junior Regionals champion in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle… Third in 2019 Northeast 16U Regionals in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle… Will be a senior at Poly Prep… Third in 2021 Prep Nationals… Second in 2020 New York state Div I championships at 220 pounds for McKee Staten Island Tech… Born: October 26, 2004… Age: 16

 

BLUE - Andrew Blackburn-Forst, Lockport, Ill.

Seventh in 2021 Junior Nationals in freestyle… 2021 Illinois Junior National Duals team member…  Fifth in 2019 16U Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2019 U15 Nationals champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Will be a senior at Lockport High School… 2021 Illinois 3A state open champion at 220 pounds… Fifth in 2020 state championship at 195 pounds… Born: March 26, 2004… Age: 17

 

285 pounds

 

RED - Aden Attao, Boise, Idaho

2021 Western Junior Regionals champion in freestyle and second in Greco-Roman… Second in 2021 UWW Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle… 2021 Idaho state Junior champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… 2021 National Showcase Utah Qualifier champion… Third in 2018 Western 14U Regionals in Greco-Roman… Will be a junior at Borah High School… Born: October 17, 2004… Age: 16

 

BLUE - Ryan Boersma, Channahon, Ill.

Third in 2021 Junior Nationals in freestyle… 2021 Northern Plains Junior Regional champion in Greco-Roman and second in freestyle…2021 Illinois Junior Nationals Duals team member… Third in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman and sixth in freestyle… 2018 14U Nationals champion in freestyle and second in Greco-Roman… Will be a senior at Mt. Carmel High School… 2021 Illinois 3A state open champion at 285 pounds… Fifth in 2020 state championships… State qualifier in 2019… Will attend Univ. of Missouri… Born: March 19, 2004… Age: 17