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2007 Accelerade Cadet National Greco-Roman finalist bios



84 pounds
RED - Jade Rauser, Townsend, Montana
Third in Schoolboy Nationals in Greco-Roman… Two-time Northern Plains double champion… 11-time state Greco-Roman champion, nine-time state freestyle champion and seven-time state folkstyle champion… Attends Townsend High School.. Coached by Ken Thompson… Son of Kurt and Tiffany Rauser… Born December 26, 1992

BLUE - Hayden Zilmer, Crosby, Minn.
2007 Cadet Folkstyle National champion… Two-time Northern Plains Regional champion… Five-time state folkstyle champion, five-time state Greco-Roman champion and four-time state freestyle champion… Will be a freshman at Crosby-Ironton High School… Had an 8-3 record as an eighth grader… Coached by Champ Hesch… Son of Mary Zilmer… Born July 16, 1992
Note: Zilmer remains eligible for the Cadet Triple Crown.

91 pounds
RED - Carson Kuhn, Alta, Utah
Two-time Kids National champion in both freestyle and Greco-Roman… Six-time Western Regional champion in both styles… Second in FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Member of Utah 2007 Cadet National Duals team… Will be a sophomore at Alta High School… Had a 37-12 record as a freshman at 103 pounds… Coached by Gabe Vigil… Son of Penny and Stephanie Kuhn… Born June 23, 1992…

BLUE - Valyen Rauser, Townsend, Montana
Third in FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Three-time double champion at Western Regionals… 10-time freestyle and Greco-Roman state champion… Seven-time folkstyle state champion… Attends Townsend High School.. Coached by Ken Thompson… Son of Kurt and Tiffany Rauser.. Born December 26, 1992

98 pounds
RED - Zach Zimmer, Clovis, Calif.
Fifth in 2006 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… 2006 and 2007 state freestyle champion… Will be a sophomore at Clovis West High School… Competed at 103 pounds… Coached by Terry Pack and Brad Zimmer… Son of Brad and Kathy Zimmer… Born Nov. 24, 1991…

BLUE - Jesse Thielke, Germantown, Wis.
Third in 2007 FILA Cadet Nationals in both styles… 2007 Ultimate Dominator award winner in the ASICS Ultimate Challenge Series… 2006 Triple Crown winner on the Schoolboy level… Has won 17 state wrestling titles (five in folkstyle, six in Greco-Roman and seven in freestyle)… Attends Germantown High School… Coached by Doug LeClair and Jim Schmitz… Son of Pam and Jeff Thielke… Born June 9, 1992.

105 pounds
RED - Efrain Aguilar, Graham, Wash.
Six-time state freestyle champion… Six-time state folkstyle champion… four-time state Greco-Roman champion… Attends Grahm Kapuson High School… Coached by Mike Sweet and Dan Pitsch… Son of Efrain and Guadalupe Aguilar… Born January 19, 1992…

BLUE - Alan Waters, Kansas City, Mo.
Sixth in the 2006 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… Member of Missouri Cadet National Duals team in both freestyle and Greco-Roman in 2006 and 2007… Will be a sophomore at Park Hill High School…State champion with a 44-2 record as a freshman… Coached by Bill Wrneste and Jason Keck… Son of Kent Waters… Born November 6, 1991…

112 pounds
RED - Dylan Ness, Bloomington, Minn.
2007 Cadet Folkstyle national champion… Triple Crown winner at the Schoolboy division, winning all three national titles… Will be sophomore at Kennedy High School… Placed third in the state championships at 103 pounds with a 39-3 record… Coached by Chuck Vav and Jay Ness… Son of Jay and Sally Ness… Born March 15, 1992
Note: Ness remains eligible for the Cadet Triple Crown.

BLUE - Luke Goettl, Clarkdale, Ariz.
Third in 2007 FILA Cadet Nationals… 2007 Western Regional champion in both freestyle and Greco-Roman… Will be a sophomore at Mingus Union High School… State champion at 112 pounds as a freshman with a 33-2 record… Coached by Tom Wokasch… Son of Ted and Tiffany Goettl… Born May 17, 1991…

119 pounds
RED - Josh Kindig, Schuykill Haven , Pa.
Second in 2006 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… Sixth in FILA Cadet Greco-Roman Nationals…2006 and 2007 state champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Will be a sophomore at Blue Mountain High School… Had a 38-7 record and was a state qualifier at 119 pounds as a freshman… Coached by Tod Kindig and Cam Plocus… Son of Todd and Kristi Kindig… Born August 23, 1991…

BLUE - Ellis Coleman, Oak Park, Ill.
Fourth in FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Northern Plains champion… Will be a junior at Oak Park River Forest High School… Fifth in the state championships at 112 pounds with a 30-1 record… Competed at 103 pounds as a freshman with a 36-4 record… Coached by Mike Powell… Son of Yolanda Barral… Born August 16, 1991…

125 pounds
RED - Dylan Carew, Tipton, Iowa
2006 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion…FILA Cadet National champions… Sixth in 2006 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Four-time Kids Freestyle All-American… Five-time Kids Greco-Roman All-American…2006 Cadet Regional Greco-Roman champion and runner-up in freestyle… Two-time state frestyle and Greco-Roman champion… Will be a junior at Iowa City West High School…Seventh in state championships at 119 pounds as a sophomore with a 42-2 record… State champion at 103 pounds with a 42-2 record as a freshman… Son of Jeff and Nancy Carew… Coached by Mark Reiland… Born August 21, 1991…

BLUE - Mac Bailey, Kansas City, Mo.
2006 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion… fifth in 2006 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… FILA Cadet All-American… State Greco-Roman and freestyle champion… Will be a junior at Oak Park High School… State champion at 119 pounds as a sophomore with a 30-1 record… State champion at 103 pounds as a freshman, with a 33-1 record… Son of Donnie Bailey… Coached by Gary Mayabb… Born May 29, 1991

130 pounds
RED - Derek Garcia, Mount Vernon, Wash.
2006 FILA Cadet National Greco-Roman champion… Third in 2007 Western Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman… Will be a sophomore at Sedro-Wooley High School… State champion at 125 pounds with a 41-3 record as a freshman… Son of Jeret and Donna Garcia… Born October 5, 1991…

BLUE - Dylan Alton, Lock Haven, Pa.
Third in 2006 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… FILA Cadet National freestyle champion and third in Greco-Roman… Freestyle and Greco-Roman state champion… Will be a sophomore at Central Mountain High School… Placed seventh in the state championships at 125 pounds as a freshman with a 30-4 record… Coached by Neil Alton and Cam Plocus… Son of Neil and Donna Alton… Born March 18, 1991

135 pounds
RED - Andrew Alton, Lock Haven, Pa.
2006 Cadet National freestyle champion… Seventh in 2006 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman…
Will be a sophomore at Central Mountain High School… Placed third in the state championships… Coached by Neil Alton and Cam Plocus… Son of Neil and Donna Alton… Born March 18, 1991

BLUE - Mike Nevinger, Perry, N.Y.
2207 Central Regional Cadet champion… Will be a junior at Letchworth High School… State champion at 130 pounds with a 46-2 record as a sophomore… Competed at 112 pounds as a freshman with a 42-3 record… Coached by Chad Wittenrich and Bob Neeman… Son of Jeff and Kim Nevinger… Born October 26, 1991…

140 pounds
RED - Marshall Peppelman, Harrisburg, Pa.
Member of Pennsylvania Schoolboy national team in 2005… Will be a sophomore at Central Dauphin High School… Placed second in the state championships at 130 pounds with a 43-5 record… Coached by Jeff Sweigard and Ken Covits… Son of Walt and Kathy Peppleman… Born July 14, 1991

BLUE - Justin Gonzales, Greeley, Colo.
2006 and 2007 Freestyle and Greco-Roman state champion… 2007 Rocky Mountain Junior Regional champion in both styles… Will be a junior at Northridge High School… Second in the state at 135 pounds with a 42-3 record as a sophomore… Third in the state at 125 pounds with a 41-8 record as a freshman… Coached by Juan Valellos and Jim Sanchez… Son of John and Tammi Gonzales… Born April 28, 1991

145 pounds
RED - Mark Stenberg of Lockport, Ill.
2006 and 2007 Cadet Greco-Roman state champion… Undefeated at 2007 Cadet National Duals… Will be a junior at Lockport Township High School… Competed at 140 pounds as a sophomore with a 35-10 record… Competed at 119 pounds as a freshman with a 30-12 record… Coached by Joe Williams and Israel Martinez… Son of John and Kim Stenberg… Born April 17, 1991

BLUE - Dirk Cowburn, Coudersport, Pa.
Greco-Roman state champion and second in freestyle state championships… Will be a sophomore at Coudersport High School… Fourth in the state at 140 pounds with a 36-4 record as a freshman… Coached by Cam Plocus and Neil Alton… Son of Dan and Darla Cowburn… Born April 2, 1991

152 pounds
RED - Mike Curby, Osseo, Mich.
Two-time Greco-Roman state champion and one-time state freestyle champion… 2007 Central Regional Greco-Roman champion… Will be a sophomore at Hillsdale High School… State qualifier at 152 pounds with a 46-9 record as a freshman… Coached by Jerry Curby… Son of Joyce and Jerry Curby… Born December 25, 1991…

BLUE - Kyle Detmer, Wichita, Kansas
Four-time freestyle and four-time Greco-Roman state champion… Seven-time Kids state folkstyle champion… Will be a junior at Bishop Carroll Catholic High School… State champion at 145 pounds with a 39-1 record as a sophomore… Third in the state at 130 pounds as a freshman with a 28-4 record… Coached by Darrin Eschelman… Son of Carl and Margaret-Anne Detmer… Born June 23, 1991

160 pounds
RED - Ethen Lofthouse, Avon, Utah
Seventh in 2006 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle… Four-time Western Regional champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman champion… Will be a junior at Mt. Crest High School… State champion as a sophomore with a 50-0 record at 152 pounds… State champion as a freshman at 140 pounds with a 47-4 record… Has a 4.0 GPA… Coached by Davie Swenson and Greg Williams… Son of Jolee Bottorff and Lyle Lofthouse… Born June 22, 1991

BLUE - Stephen McPeek, Southlake, Texas
2007 Southeast Junior Regional Greco-Roman champion and third in freestyle… 2007 Southern Plains Junior Greco-Roman runner-up… 2007 state freestyle and Greco-Roman champion… Will be a sophomore at Southlake Carroll High School… Sixth in the state at 160 pounds with a 25-10 record as a freshman… Coached by Brock Gray and Brandon Slay… Son of Paul and Kelly McPeek… Born August 21, 1991

171 pounds
RED - John Eblen, Park Hill, Mo.
2007 Cadet Folkstyle national champion… Freestyle state champion and Greco-Roman runner-up… Will be a sophomore at Park Hill High School… State qualifier at 171 pounds with a 35-15 record as a freshman.. Coached by Bill Erneste and Jason Keck… Son of Tom Eblen… Born December 13, 1991…
Note: Eblen remains eligible for the Cadet Triple Crown.

BLUE - Joel Bauman, Kerkhoven, Minn.
Multiple state champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Will be a sophomore at Kerkhoven-Murdock- Sunburg High School… Competed at 171 pounds, with a 15-3 record… Coached by Wes Hoglund… Son of Jeff and Bobby Baughman… Born in 1991

189 pounds
RED - Andrew Campalattano, Bound Brook, N.J.
Attends Bound Brook High School…Coached by Martin Gleason… Son of Angela Campalattano… Born January 9, 1992…

BLUE - Jonathan Becker, Oradell, N.J.
Will be a junior at Bergen Catholic High School… Sixth in state championships at 171 pounds as a sophomore… Competed at 160 pounds as a freshman… Coached by Dave Bell and Dom Santoli… Son of James and Odalys Becker… Born June 13, 1991…

215 pounds
RED - Alex Polizzi, Beloit, Wis.
2007 State freestyle champion… 2007 Northern Plains champion in both styles… Undefeated at Cadet National Duals in both freestyle and Greco-Roman… Will be a sophomore at Beloit Memorial High School… Had a 30-4 record at 215 pounds as a freshman… Coached by Jason Gatowski and Justin Wieman… Son of Marge and Nick Polizzi… Born December 22, 1991…

BLUE - Kyle Caylor, Wichita, Kansas
Three-time state freestyle and Greco-Roman state champion… Three-time Regional champion in Greco-Roman and two-time Regional freestyle champion… Will be a sophomore at Wichita Northwest High School… Second at state championships at 189 pounds with a 21-6 record as a freshman… Coached by Jarrett Edison and Charles Knox… Son of Cheryl and Jim Caylor… Born September 11, 1991…
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