Junior, Cadet National folkstyle champs crowned

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CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- USA Wrestling crowned its Junior and Cadet National folkstyle champions on Saturday afternoon in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Those wrestlers winning titles in this event earned the first leg of the Triple Crown, which can be completed with double titles in Fargo during the month of July.

Highlighting the Junior folkstyle champions were a pair of No. 1 wrestlers in the nation -- Aaron Pico (St. John Bosco, Calif.) and Adam Coon (Fowlerville, Mich.) at 138 and 285 pounds respectively. Most notable among the Cadet champions were Mark Hall (Apple Valley, Minn.) at 160 and Cade Olivas (California) at 88; Hall is ranked No. 2 in the Class of 2016, while Olivas is ranked No. 3 overall among junior high wrestlers.

Junior Finals:
100: Michael Bannach (Wrightstown, Wis.) dec. Dalton Roberts (Fowlerville, Mich.), 6-0; True 2nd: Brendan Coughlin (Northern Calvert, Md.) maj. dec. Roberts, 17-9
106: Chris Lacayo (Santiago Corona, Calif.) dec. Jarrett Reisenbichler (Jackson, Mo.), 5-0; True 2nd: No. 9 Miguel Silva, Jr. (Plainfield South, Ill.) dec. Reisenbichler, 3-2
113: Brian Rossi (Lockport, Ill.) maj. dec. Joey Cisneros (Redwood, Calif.) 13-3; True 2nd: Doyle Trout (Centennial, Neb.) dec. Cisneros 5-4
120: No. 2 (at 113) Zahid Valencia (St. John Bosco, Calif.) dec. No. 14 Ronnie Bresser (Henley, Ore.), 3-2
126: Trae Blackwell (Union County, Ky.) dec. Julian Flores (San Marino, Calif.), 6-1
132: No. 17 (at 138) Dalton Brady (Chandler, Ariz.) dec. Ali Naser (El Camino Real, Calif.), 3-2; True 2nd: No. 20 Seth Gross (Apple Valley, Minn.) dec. Naser, 6-3
138: No. 1 (at 132) Aaron Pico (St. John Bosco, Calif.) technical fall Logan Ryan (Bettendorf, Iowa), 26-11
145: Grant Lamont (Maple Mountain, Utah) pinned No. 20 Tommy Forte (Mishawaka, Ind.), 4:42
152: No. 15 Clayton Ream (Holt, Mo.) dec. No. 6 Brandon Sorensen (Denver-Tripoli, Iowa), 3-2
160: No. 18 Davonte Mahomes (Oak Park River Forest, Ill.) dec. No. 7 Ryan Blees (Bismarck, N.D.), 3-2
170: No. 20 Jacob Morrissey (Oconto Falls, Wis.) maj. dec. Jacob Stilling (Elkhorn, Wis.), 16-6; True 2nd: Bryant Guillen (Topeka Guillen, Kans.) dec. Stilling, 4-1
182: No. 13 (at 170) Robert Steveson (Merrillville, Ind.) dec. Sohrab Mohavedi (Granada Hills, Calif.), 9-5
195: No. 9 Lance Benick (Totino Grace, Minn.) dec. Preston Weigel (Hays, Kans.), 2-1
220: Ben Andrew (Mesa, Ariz.) technical fall Kaleb Staack (Waverly-Shell Rock, Iowa), 15-0; True 2nd: Fletcher Miller (Kokomo, Ind.) dec. Staack 6-0
285: No. 1 Adam Coon (Fowlerville, Mich.) pinned Dean Broghammer (West Delaware Manchester, Iowa), 2:46; True 2nd: No. 6 Cole Johnson (DeSoto, Wis.) pinned Broghammer 2:50

Cadet Finals:
88: Cade Olivas (California - 7th) maj. dec. Alexander Crowe (Shakopee, Minn.), 16-8
94: Brent Jones (Shakopee, Minn.) dec. Louie Hayes (Carl Sandburg, Ill.), 4-2
100: Coltan Williams (Texas: 8th) maj. dec. Tucker Sjomeling (Delano, Minn.), 14-5; True 2nd: Danny Vega (Ironwood Ridge, Ariz.) dec. Smojeling 13-6
106: Daton Fix (Sand Springs, Okla.: 8th) pinned Paul Fitterer (Cannon Falls-Randolph, Minn.), 4:34; True 2nd: No. 19 Hunter Marko (Amery, Wis.) maj. dec. Fitterer 14-0
113: Taylor Lamont (Maple Mountain, Utah) dec. Mitch McKee (St. Michael-Albertville, Minn.), 1-1 UTB; True 2nd: Chris Debien (Cleveland, Tenn.) dec. McKee, 5-1
120: Zander Wick (San Marino, Calif.) dec. Corey Shie (LaSalle, Ohio: 8th), 12-5
126: Armand Molina (Firebaugh, Calif.) pinned Shayne Oster (Lockport, Ill.), 1:34; True 2nd: Cole Martin (Lancaster, Wis.) maj. dec. Oster, 14-6
132: Hunter Washburn (Alburnett, Iowa) pinned Jeremy Thomas (Santiago Corona, Calif.), 1:53; True 2nd: Riley Beard (Illinois Valley Central, Ill.) dec. Thomas, 7-5
138: Larry Early (Oak Park River Forest, Ill.) def. over Isaiah White (Oak Park River Forest, Ill.)
145: Carver James (Dakota, Ill.) maj. dec. James Handwerk (Lutheran West, Ohio: 8th), 9-0; True 2nd: Robert Lee (Kaukauna, Wis.) pinned Handwerk, 1:40
152: Nick Reenan (Highland Park, Tex.) dec. Joey Gunther (Libertyville, Ill.), 3-2
160: No. 2 (at 152) Mark Hall (Apple Valley, Minn.) dec. Jacob Cooper (Springport, Mich.), 7-2; True 2nd: Beau Breske (Hartford Union, Wis.) dec. Cooper, 1-0
170: Keegan Moore (Jackson County Central, Minn.) dec. Anthony Capul (Kansas: 8th), 10-8; True 2nd: Bridger Baker (Corona del Sol, Ariz.) dec. Capul, 2-0
182: Cash Wilcke (OA-BCIG, Iowa) dec. Jack Harris (Urbana, Ohio), 5-3
195: Emilio Fowler (Gardner-Edgerton, Kans.) dec. Sage Eckman (Emporia, Kans.), 3-2
220: Gannon Gremmel (Hempstead Dubuque, Iowa) dec. Kyler Childers (Sand Springs, Okla.), 1-0
285: Jake Marnin (Southeast Polk, Iowa) pinned Dustin Brown (Friendswood, Iowa), 4:16


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Widowmaker (1) about 3 and a half years ago
Congrats to the "Dream Killer" Lance Benick! What happen to Rose, must be running from the "Dream Killer"!

I also see Bobby Steveson (who beat Darrick Vancura) @ 182lbs. is now wrestling for Apple Valley did his family move from Indiana or does he too have a Uncle living here?