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ASICS/Vaughan Junior National Freestyle Championships biographies



98 pounds

RED - Cody Pack, Quincey, Calif.
Second in 2007 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Three-time California Triple Crown winner… Western Regional double champion two times… Six-time freestyle and six-time Greco-Roman state champion… Will be a sophomore at Quincy High School… Competed at 103 pounds with a 43-3 record as a freshman… Coached by Terry Pack… Son of Lisa and Terry Pack… Born: November 18, 1991…

BLUE - Max Nowry, Wheeling, Ill.
2007 Junior Nationals Greco-Roman champion… 2006 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion… Third in 2006 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… 2006 FILA Cadet freestyle runner-up and third in Greco-Roman… Fifth in the 2005 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… Freestyle state champion and Greco-Roman runner-up… Will be senior at Wheeling High School… Third in the state as a a junior with a 44-3 record… State qualifier at 103 as a sophomore with a 33-9 record… Son of Jeff and Gabby Nowry… Coached by Neil Weiner… Born: March 16, 1990…

This is a rematch from the Greco-Roman finals, won by Nowry, 3-0, 3-0

105 pounds

RED - Mark Rappo, Holland, Pa.
Second in 2006 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… Seventh in 2006 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Fourth in 2005 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… 2006 state champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman…Will be a senior at Council Rock South High School.. State runner-up at 103 pounds… Sixth in the Pennsylvania state championships at 103 pounds with a 47-8 record… Son of Richard and Margaret Rappo… Coached by Brad Silimperi… Born April 26, 1990…

BLUE - David Taylor, St. Paris, Ohio
2007 Junior Nationals Greco-Roman champion… 2006 Cadet National double champion… 2005 Cadet National freestyle champion… 2007 FILA Junior National champion… 2005 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman runner-up… FILA Cadet Greco-Roman and freestyle champion… Six-time Western Regional champion… Seven-time Central Regional champion… USA Wrestling Kids Triple Crown winner… Will be a junior at St. Paris Graham High School… Ohio state high school champion at 103 pounds as a sophomore and a freshman… His record as a freshman was 42-1 and as a sophomore was 44-1… Son of Dave and Kathy Taylor… Coached by Jeff Jordan and Jesse Lenge… ASICS First Team member… Born December 5, 1990…

Note: This is a rematch of the 2006 Cadet Nationals finals, won by Taylor, 3-0, 4-0

112 pounds

RED - Donte Butler, St. Louis, Mo.
Second in 2007 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Second in 2006 Junior Nationals in both freestyle and Greco-Roman… Third in 2005 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Fourth in 2005 Northern Plains Junior Regionals…. Three-time State Freestyle champion and two-time state Greco-Roman champion… Graduate of Sumner High School… Will attend Neosho CC… State runner-up at 119 pounds as a senior with a 42-1 record… State runner-up at 112 pounds with a 34-1 record as a junior… Third in 2005 Missouri state Championships with a 29-1 record…Fifth in 2005 Missouri state meet… Boasts a 100-5 career record… Son of Shannon Smith… Coached by Phil Hotop… Born October 18, 2005…

BLUE - Jon Morrison, Oak Forest, Ill.
Second in 2006 Junior Nationals in freestyle… Seventh in 2005 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… Fourth in 2004 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… Four-time freestyle state champion… Will be a junior at Carl Sandburg High School… State runner-up at 103 pounds as a sophomore, with a 50-2 record… State qualifier at 103 pounds as a freshman with a 40-9 record… Son of Bob and Carol Morrison… Coached by Mike Pulz and Sean Bormet… Born December 30, 1989…

119 pounds

RED - Brian Owen, Spokane, Wash,
Third in 2007 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Two-time FILA Cadet Greco-Roman champion… Second at FILA Junior Nationals… Will be a senior at University High School… State runner-up at 125 pounds as a junior, with a 35-2 record… State runner-up as a sophomore at 112 pounds with a 34-2 record… State champion as a freshman at 105 pounds, with a 33-1 record… Coached by Don Owen and John Owen… Son of Janet and John Owen… Born October 30, 1989…

BLUE - Jordan Oliver, Easton, Pa.
2006 Cadet Nationals freestyle champion… Will be a senior at Easton High School… State champion at 119 pounds as a junior with a 46-1 record… State champion at 103 pounds as a sophomore with a 48-0 record… state runner-up as a freshman at 103 pounds… ASICS First Team All-American in 2006… Son of Edwin and Tina Rosado… Coached by Steve Powell… Born May 8, 1990…

125 pounds

RED - Nate Moore, Iowa City, Iowa
2006 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman Champion… 2006 Cadet Nationals Folkstyle champion… 2006 FILA Cadet National freestyle champion… 2007 Western Regionals and Northern Plains Regionals champion… 2006 Northern Plains Cadet champion in both styles… 2005 Cadet National runner-up in freestyle… Will be a senior at Iowa City West High School… State champion as a junior at 125 pounds with a 49-0 record… Two-time state runner-up, competing at 119 pounds as a sophomore with a 41-2 record and 103 pounds as a freshman… Son of Denny and Denise Moore… Coached by Mark Reiland… Born January 26, 1990….

BLUE - Boris Novachkov, Sunnyvale, Calif.
2007 Junior Nationals Greco-Roman champion… 2005 Junior National double champion… 2004 Cadet National freestyle champion… Three-time state freestyle champion… 2002-03 Bulgaria Cadet national freestyle champion… Graduate of Fremont High School…Two-time state high school champion, winning at 125 pounds as a senior and 103 as a junior… Will attend Cal Poly… Son of Stefan Novachkov… Coached by Bob Soto… Born November 29, 1989…

130 pounds

RED - Colin Johnston, Eighty-Four, Pa.
2007 State freestyle and Greco-Roman champion… 2006 Cadet freestyle state runner-up… Will be a senior at Canon-McMillan High School… State runner-up as a junior at 125 pounds with a 37-3 record… State champion as a sophomore at 112 pounds with a 48-1 record… Competed at 103 pounds as a freshman with a 37-4 record… Coached by Chris Mary and Jim Ackerly… Son of Bob Johnston… Born February 6, 1990…

BLUE - Mark Weber, Goodrich, Mich.
Second in 2007 Western Junior Regionals… Fourth in 2006 Western Junior Regionals… 2005 Cadet National freestyle runner-up… Two-time FILA Cadet All-American… Two-time freestyle state champion….Will be a senior at Goodrich High School… Three time state champion… State champion as a junior at 125 pounds with a 58-1 record… State champion as a sophomore at 112 pounds with a 57-1 record… State champion as a freshman at 103 pounds with a 47-2 record… Career record of 162-4… Coached by Matt Turnbull and Ken Sirignano… Son of Matt and Kim Weber… Born July 7, 1989…

135 pounds

RED - Norman Richmond, Portland, Oregon
2007 Junior Nationals Greco-Roman champion… 2006 and 2007 Western Regional champion in Greco-Roman… 2007 Western Regionals freestyle champion… Graduated from Jefferson High School… Two-time state champion, winning as a senior at 130 pounds with a 48-1 record and as a junior at 125 pounds, with a 36-0 record… Coached by Roy Pittman… Son of Yvonne Richmond… Born July 24, 1989…

BLUE - Jason Chamberlain, Springville, Utah
Second in 2007 Junior Nationals in freestyle… Second and third in Cadet Nationals in freestyle, and fifth in Greco-Roman… FILA Cadet National runner-up… FILA Cadet National champion… Will be a senior at Springville High School… Three-time high school state champion. As a junior he competed at 140 pounds with a 51-0 record… As a sophomore, competed at 125 pounds, with a 50-1 record… As a freshman, competed at 112 pounds, with a 38-1 record… Coached by Justin Judkins and Gabe Vigil.. Son of Kent and Christine Chamberlain… Born July 2, 1990…

Note: This is a rematch of the Junior Greco-Roman finals, won by Richmond, 5-0, 1-3, 2-1

140 pounds

RED - Kellen Russell, High Bridge, N.J.
2006 Junior Nationals champion… 2005 Cadet National freestyle champion… 2004 Northeast Regional Cadet champion… Two-time state freestyle champion… Member of the last two New Jersey Cadet National Dual meet teams… Named to All-Tournament team of 2005 Cadet National Duals… Graduated from Blair Academy… Three-time National Prep champion… Won National Preps at 130 as a junior and a senior… Will attend the Univ. of Michigan… 2004 ASICS All-American team selection… Son of Ed and Maria Russell… Coached by Jeff Buxton… Born Feb. 20, 1989…

BLUE - Michael Mangrum, Auburn, Wash.
Firfth in 2007 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2006 Junior Nationals champion… Third in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2005 Cadet National champion in both freestyle and Greco-Roman… Fifth in 2004 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Third in 2004 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… Five-time state champion in both freestyle and Greco-Roman… Will be senior at Auburn Riverside High School… State champion at 140 pounds as a junior with a 38-0 record… Washington state champion at 125 pounds with a 32-0 record as a sophomore… Second in Washington state high school championships as a freshman… Career record of 102-2… Son of Carl and Diane Mangrum… Coached by Carl Mangrum… Born June 19, 1989…

145 pounds

RED - Mario Mason, Moorestown, N.J.
2005 Cadet Nationals champion… Will be a senior at Blair Academy… Prep National champion at 140 pounds as a junior with a 38-0 record… Prep National champion at 140 as a sophomore with a 42-5 record… Third in Prep Nationals as a freshman at 140 pounds with a 36-6 record… Coached by Jeff Buxton and Jonathon Johnson… Son of Bill and Diane Mason… Born July 18, 1989…

BLUE - Jake Deitchler, Ramsey, Minn.
2007 Junior Nationals Greco-Roman champion… 2007 FILA Junior Trials champion…. Second in 2006 Junior Nationals in freestyle… 2006 FILA Cadet national champion in Greco-Roman… 2005 Cadet National Greco-Roman champion… 2005 Cadet National folkstyle champion… Two-time Minnesota Cadet Triple Crown winner…Will be a senior at Anoka High School… State champion at 145 pounds with a 40-0 record… State champion at 140 pounds as a sophomore with a 44-1 record… Fifth in the state at 125 pounds as a freshman… Career record of 80-6… Coached by Brandon Paulson… Named Junior Greco-Roman Wrestler of the Year in 2007… Born Dec. 1, 1989…

152 pounds

RED - Sean Bilodeau, Harvard, Mass.
Third in 2007 FILA Junior Nationals… Seventh in 2006 Junior Nationals… 2005 Cadet National runner-up… Graduated from the Brooks School… National Prep School champion as a senior at 152 pounds… Third in the National Prep School Championships as a sophomore at 125 pounds and as a junior at 140 pounds… Second in National Prep Championships as a freshman… Will attend Lehigh… Coached by Alex Konovalchik… Son of Sean and Kathy Bilodeau… Born May 30, 1989…

BLUE - Conrad Polz, Orland Park, Ill.
Third at 2006 Cadet Nationals… Will be a senior at Carl Sandburg High School… State champion as a junior at 140 pounds… State champion as a sophomore at 135 pounds… Coached by Mike Polz and Sean Bormet… Son of Mike and Sue Polz… Born March 20, 1990.

160 pounds

RED - Scott Winston, Jackson, N.J.
Fourth in 2006 Junior Nationals… Second in 2005 Cadet Nationals… Fourth in 2004 Cadet Nationals… Will be a senior at Jackson High School… State champion as a junior at 152 pounds with a 41-0 record… State champion as a sophomore at 145 pounds with a 39-0 record… Coach by Scott Goodale…

BLUE - Chris Bullins, Stoneville, N.C.
Seventh in 2007 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Sixth in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman and seventh in freestyle… Fifth in 2005 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Graduated from McMichael High School… Four-time state champion… State champion as a senior at 160 pounds with a 75-1 record… State champion as a junior at 171 pounds with a 42-0 record… State champion as a sophomore at 160 pounds with a 60-0 record… State champion as a freshman at 160 pounds with a 57-0 record… Will attend UNC-Greensboro… Coached by John Bullins… Son of John and Jenny Bullins… Born July 15, 1988

171 pounds

RED - Cody Yohn, Alamosa, Colo.
Fourth in 2006 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… Will be a senior at Alamosa High School… State champion as a junior at 160 pounds with a 49-1 record… State champion as a sophomore at 160 pounds with a 42-0 record… Coached by Gary Ramstetter and Jason Ramstetter… Son of Kenny and Laureen Yohn… Born May 22, 1990

BLUE - Mike Benefiel, Aurora, Ill.
Eighth at 2006 Junior Nationals… 2004 Cadet National champion… 2003 Cadet National runner-up… Graduated from Montini Catholic High School… Four-time Illinois state high school champion… State champion at 171 pounds as a senior with a 57-0 record… State champion as a junior with a 43-0 record… State champion as a sophomore at 140 pounds with a 52-2 record… State champion as a freshman at 119 pounds with a 48-2 record… Will attend Northwestern… Coached by Mike Bukovski and Sean Bormet… Son of Dan and Renee Benefiel… June 12, 1988…

189 pounds

RED - Brodie Ambrose, Long Grove, Iowa
2007 Western Regionals champion… Fifth at 2006 FILA Cadet Nationals… Sixth at 2005 Cadet Nationals… Three-time national placewinner… Graduated from North Scott High School… Third in the state as a senior at 189 pounds with a 44-2 record… Third in the state as a junior at 171 pounds with a 44-2 record… Competed at 152 pounds as a sophomore angd 140 pounds as a freshman… Coached by Dan Maslek and Eugene Kreiter… Son of Craig and Laurie Beaman… Born May 4, 1989

BLUE - Sonny Yohn, Alamosa, Colo.
Second in 2006 Junior Nationals in freestyle… Fourth in 2005 Junior Nationals in freestyle… 2004 Cadet National freestyle champion… Six-time state freestyle champion… Graduated from Alamosa High School… Three-time state champion… State champion at 189 pounds as a senior with a 53-1 record… State champion at 189 pound as a junior with a 43-0 record… State champion at 171 pounds as a sophomore… Career record of 164-15… Set state record in takedowns… Will attend the Univ. of Minnesota… Son of Kenny and Laureen Yohn… Coached by Gary Ramstetter… Born July 28, 1988…

215 pounds

RED - Jared Platt, Randolph, N.J.
2007 Pan American Junior champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Second in 2006 Junior Nationals in freestyle… Three-time Northeast Regional champion … Undefeated in 2006 Junior National Duals… Two-time state freestyle champion… Graduated from Blair Academy… National Prep champion as a senior at 215 pounds, with 42-2 record… National Prep champion as a junior at 215 pounds, with a 50-2 record… Career record of 143-11… Will attend Penn State… Son of John and Tracy Platt… Coached by Jeff Buxton… Born December 30, 1988

BLUE - Patrick Mahan, Owatonna, Minnesota
Third in 2007 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2006 Junior Nationals Greco-Roman champion… Three-time Minnesota Triple Crown winner…Third in 2005 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman and sixth in freestyle… Graduated from Owatonna High School… State champion as a senior at 215 pounds with a 54-0 record… Third in the Minnesota state meet at 189 pounds with a 32-7 record… Will attend Northern Iowa… Son of Bryan and Bridgett Mahan.. Coached by Scot Davis.. Born July 30, 1989

285 pounds

RED - Eric Thompson, Shell Rock, Iowa
Fifth in 2007 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Fourth in 2006 Junior Nationals in freestyle… FILA Cadet National champion… Will be a senior at Waverly-Shell Rock High School… State champion as a junior at 215 pounds with a 48-0 record… Fifth as a sophomore at 215 pounds with a 46-3 record… Seventh as a freshman at 215 pounds with a 38-10 record… Coached by Rick Caldwell and Tolly Thompson… Son of Bill and Sue Thompson… Born Dec. 19, 1989…

BLUE - Dom Bradley, Blue Springs, Mo.
2007 FILA Junior Nationals champion… 2006 Junior Nationals freestyle champion… Second in 2005 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman, and fourth in freestyle… 2005 Cadet National folkstyle champion… 2006 and 2007 Western Regional freestyle champion… Third in 2005 Western Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman and second in freestyle… 2005 Southern Plains Junior Regional champion in both styles… Three-time state freestyle champion… Two-time state Greco-Roman champion… Graduated from Blue Springs High School… Three-time Missouri state champion… State champion at 275 pounds as a senior with a 50-1 record… State champion at 275 as a junior with a 54-1 record… State champion at 215 as a sophomore… Career record of 181-25… Will attend the Univ. of Missouri… Son of Art Bradley and Peg Humphrey… Coached by Matt Cox… Born March 10, 1989…

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