2013 Junior & Cadet Nationals Day 6 Recap

7/18/2013
InterMat Staff
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FARGO, N.D. -- The second day of the Cadet National freestyle competition reduced the field down to All-Americans in virtually every weight class, with six of the 34 finalists already determined. Wrestling resumes at 9 a.m. CT, and the finals are at 2 p.m.

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Pool A: Gavin Teasdale (Pennsylvania) went 6-0 over the last two days, and has the win over Greco-Roman champion Louie Hayes (Illinois) carried forward into the round-robin. Also in the round-robin is Brady Koontz, who is 5-1, the loss came to Hayes. Therefore, Teasdale controls his own destiny heading into the pool's last match. Fourth in the pool went to Joe Thomas (Maryland), who will wrestle for seventh place Friday afternoon.
Pool B: Zac Murillo (Connecticut) and Brayden Schwalbe (Montana) both went undefeated on day one, and will wrestle for the right to be in the championship match. Wrestling for fifth tomorrow afternoon will be Brawley Lamer (South Dakota), while Taylor Day (Oklahoma) competes for seventh.

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Pool A: Will Kaldes (Pennsylvania) is 5-0 over the last two days, and had his sixth-round win by fall over Ramon Miranda (California) carry forward into the round-robin, while Kaden Gfeller (Oklahoma) has a 6-0 record, having to wrestle both Kaldes and Miranda on Friday morning. Wrestling for seventh place in the afternoon session will be Jeremy Nygard (Washington).
Pool B: Greco-Roman champion Austin Gomez (Illinois) has a 6-0 record for the tournament, and his shutout technical fall victory in the last match against Brent Jones (Minnesota) on Thursday carries forward into the round-robin. Also in the round-robin is Kordell Rush (Pennsylvania), who is on a four match winning streak after losing to Jones in the opening round. Gomez controls his destiny headed into the last round-robin match. Fourth in the pool went to Chase Wickman (Washington).

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Pool A: Danny Vega (Arizona) is 6-0 on the tournament, and his opening-round win by shutout technical fall over Josh Venia (Ohio) carries forward into the round-robin. Venia has since responded with five consecutive wins, all by pin or technical fall. The third wrestler in the round-robin is Ben Freeman (Michigan), whose earlier loss is no longer a factor, and has to wrestle both Vega and Venia on Friday. Wrestling for seventh on Friday afternoon will be Coltan Williams (Texas).
Pool B: Matthew Schmitt (Missouri) is 6-0 on the tournament, with his win by fall in the most recent round over Jack Wagner (Iowa) carrying forward into the round-robin. Also at 6-0 into the round-robin is Ian Parker (Michigan), who has to wrestle both Schmitt and Wagner on Friday. Wrestling for seventh place will be Greg Shack (Alaska).

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Pool A: Michael Murphy (Tennessee) and Jack Mueller (Texas) have each won seven matches without a loss over the previous two days, and their match tomorrow in the round-robin will determine the finalist from this pool. Assured a third place finish in the pool is Travis Piotrowski (Illinois), while fourth place went to Chris Deloza (California).
Pool B: Andrew Nieman (Oklahoma), a 2012 FILA Cadet freestyle champion, has clinched the pool title. He is 7-0 over the first two days in this weight class, including wins over both Quentin Hovis (Arizona) and Jacob Lizak (Pennsylvania), who join him in the round-robin. Wrestling for seventh on Friday afternoon will be Edward Chalifoux (Tennessee).

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Pool A: All four remaining wrestlers in the pool have a single loss. Matches in the ninth-round feature Mitchell McKee (Minnesota) 7-1 vs. Andrew Merholz (Illinois) 6-1 and Jake Newhouse (Ohio) 7-1 vs. Jose Rodriguez (Ohio) 6-1. If McKee and Newhouse win, Newhouse is the finalist; Merholz and Newhouse, it's Merholz; McKee and Rodriguez, it's McKee; Merholz and Rodriguez, it's Rodriguez.
Pool B: Daton Fix (Oklahoma) seeks a Cadet Triple Crown, and is 8-0 in the tournament, including a technical fall victory over Eric Hong (Pennsylvania) in the first round-robin match. Joining those two in the round-robin is Kyle Bierdumpfel (New Jersey), who is 7-0 in the tournament; Bierdumpfel has to face both opponents tomorrow. Finishing fourth in the pool is Joshua Kramer (Arizona).

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Pool A: Taylor LaMont (Utah) is 8-0 for the tournament, including a win in his first round-robin match over Drake Foster (Idaho). Also in the round-robin, having to face both LaMont and Foster on Friday, is Alex Mackall (Ohio); Mackall is 7-0 for the tournament. Wrestling for seventh place will be Matthew Noble (New Jersey).
Pool B: Four wrestlers remain alive in this pool before the ninth round, whose matches have J.D. Gregory (Virginia) 7-1 vs. Jaron Jensen (Utah) 7-1 and Evan Cheek (Ohio) 7-0 vs. Gabe Townsell (Illinois) 6-1. If Jensen wins, the pool is over; Cheek winning the other match will get him to the final, while we're going to classification points if Townsell wins.

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Pool A: Four wrestlers remain alive before the ninth round, whose matches have Nick Lee (Indiana) 7-1 vs. Zackary Diamond (Hawaii) 6-1 and Zahid Valencia (California) 8-0 vs. Ricardo Montoya (New Mexico) 6-1. If Lee wins, the pool is over; Valencia winning the other match will get him to the final, while we're going to classification points if Montoya wins.
Pool B: One match remains in the round-robin for this pool, as Hayden Hidlay (Pennsylvania) has won all seven matches in the tournament so far. This includes a fourth-round technical fall over Dylan West (Colorado) that carries forward. West had an eighth-round win over Jaden Enriquez (California), who is the other wrestler in the round-robin. Taking fourth in this pool was Corey Shie (Ohio).

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Pool A: Carter Happel (Iowa) is 8-0 for the tournament, and advances to face Justin Demicco (Ohio) for the right to make the Friday afternoon championship match. Demicco is 6-1, his loss coming by fall to Robert Lee (Wisconsin), who finished third in the pool. Fourth place in the pool went to Will Clark (North Carolina).
Pool B: Four wrestlers remain in the tournament through eight rounds, including Jonathan Ross (Pennsylvania) with an 8-0 record. In the ninth round, Ross faces Wyatt Sheets (Oklahoma), who is 6-1; while Alexander Butler (Illinois) 7-1 faces Nate Hagan (Ohio) 6-1. Should Ross win this match, he wins the pool.

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Pool A: Isaiah White (Illinois) is the lone undefeated wrestler remaining with a 7-0 record, including an eighth-round win by shutout technical fall over David McFadden (New Jersey) that carries forward into the round-robin. Joining those two in the round-robin is Patricio Lugo (Florida), whose seventh-round 2-2 criteria loss to McFadden also carries into the round-robin. As a result, White controls his own destiny for the pool title. Fourth in the pool went to Jacob Woodard (Iowa).
Pool B: Chase Lemon (Idaho) is an undefeated 8-0, which includes a seventh-round win by fall over Cameron Harrell (Maryland) that carries forward into the round-robin. Harrell also has a win by fall of his own against Jake Adcock (Georgia) that carries into the round-robin. As a result, Lemon controls his own destiny, a win over Adcock would get him to the Friday afternoon championship bout. Fourth place in the pool went to Phyllip DeLoach (Illinois).

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Pool A: Mason Manville (New Jersey), seeking double titles in Fargo this week, carries an 8-0 record into Friday, where he controls his destiny for the championship finalist position. Manville's fourth-round win over Ryan Klemp (Idaho) carries forward into the round-robin; while Klemp's eighth-round shutout technical fall victory over Johnny O'Hearon (Utah) also carries forward. Finishing fourth in the pool was Jake Restrepo (New York).
Pool B: Austin Kraisser (Maryland) has advanced to the final with an 8-0 record to date in the tournament, his second final of the week. Other All-Americans in order of pool finish are Larry Early (Illinois), D.J. Hollingshead (Pennsylvania), and Jordan Bushey (New York).

Nick Reenan (Photo/John Sachs, Tech-Fall.com)
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Pool A: Despite a fifth-round loss to Andrew McNally (Ohio), who did not even earn All-American honors, Trace Carello (Illinois) has advanced to the championship final with a record of 6-1 in eight rounds. His 8-6 win over Jose Champagne (Illinois), who finishes second in the pool, in the fourth round made the difference. Third in the pool went to Jesse Porter (New York), while Andrew Berreyesa (Nevada) finished fourth.
Pool B: Seeking a Cadet Triple Crown, Nick Reenan (Texas) has advanced to the championship final with an 8-0 record. His sixth-round shutout technical fall victory over Corbin Allen (Virginia) relegated Allen to the second position in the pool. Third in the pool was Matt Ferraro (Illinois), while Brock Benitz (Wisconsin) took the fourth position.

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Pool A: Four wrestlers remain in this pool after six rounds of competition, with seventh-round matches featuring Frederick Padilla (California) 5-1 vs. Kamal Bey (Illinois) 5-0 and Brandon Dallavia (New Jersey) 5-1 vs. Spencer Heywood (Utah) 4-1. Should Bey and Dallavia win, Bey would clinch a spot in the final.
Pool B: Seeking a Cadet Triple Crown, Mark Hall (Colorado) has yet to give up a point from six matches and has clinched a spot in the final. He has a seventh-round bye, and has beaten all three remaining wrestlers in the tournament. Also with a seventh-round bye is Austin Bell (Pennsylvania) 5-1, while the lone match features Josh Ugalde (New Jersey) 5-1 vs. Riley DeMoss (Illinois) 4-1.

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Pool A: Five wrestlers remain in the tournament through five rounds, and the sixth round will pare the field down to the four All-Americans. Matches in this round feature Bridger Barker (Arizona) 5-0 vs. Brandon Fleischmann (Wisconsin) 5-0 and Mitchell Owens (Washington) 3-1 vs. Dru Worker (Illinois) 3-1, while Tyler DeMoss (Illinois) 5-0 has the bye.
Pool B: Five wrestlers remain here after five rounds as well, with the sixth round whittling the competition down to the four All-Americans. Matches in this round feature Corey Hazel (Pennsylvania) 5-0 vs. Beau Breske (Wisconsin) 5-0 and Dustin Gray (Missouri) 4-1 vs. Seth Avis (California) 3-1, while Dylan Lydy (Indiana) 5-0 has the bye.

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Pool A: Four wrestlers remain after five rounds, and sixth-round matches feature Justan Rivera (Georgia) 5-0 vs. Mason Litz (Michigan) 3-1, along with Drew Phipps (Pennsylvania) 4-1 vs. Cash Wilcke (Iowa) 5-0.
Pool B: Four wrestlers also remain here with sixth-round matches featuring Hunter Ritter (Maryland) 5-0 vs. Clayton Eicher (Washington) 4-1 and Jack Harris (Ohio) 5-0 vs. Andrew Marsden (Illinois) 4-1.

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Pool A: Four wrestlers remain here with the two undefeated wrestlers facing one-loss opposition, as the matches feature Randy Scott (Indiana) 4-1 vs. Samuel Colbray (Oregon) 4-0 and Emilio Fowler (Kansas) 4-1 vs. Matt Correnti (New Jersey) 4-0.
Pool B: Tyler Johnson (Illinois) clinched the championship finalist spot with a 4-0 record to date, including wins over Bailey Faust (Ohio) and Brian Barnes (Oregon), who still have to wrestle in the round-robin. Finishing fourth in the pool is Ethan Andersen (Iowa).

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Pool A: Michael Smith (Maryland) is 5-0 in the tournament, including a win in the first round-robin match against Dallas Goodpaster (Washington). Also in the round-robin is Romeo McKnight (Illinois), undefeated with a 4-0 record and having to face both Smith and Goodpaster on Friday morning. Fourth in the pool went to Dustin Remer (Oklahoma).
Pool B: Five wrestlers remain in the tournament through five rounds, and the sixth round will reduce the field to either the round-robin or the four All-Americans. The lone undefeated wrestler is Lance Benick (Minnesota) with a 4-0 record, and he faces Shane Coombs (Colorado) 4-1 in the next round, Kyler Childers (Oklahoma) 4-1 faces Yousef Hemida (New York) 3-1, while Jordan Wood (Pennsylvania) 4-1 has the bye.

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Pool A: Shawn Streck (Indiana) has a 5-0 record for the tournament, including a win in the round-robin by shutout technical fall over Antonio James (Illinois). Greco-Roman champion Jacob Marnin (Iowa) is undefeated at 4-0 and has to face both wrestlers on Friday morning. Fourth in the pool went to James Huwe (Minnesota).
Pool B: Tate Ondorff (Washington) is the lone wrestler without a loss in this pool, winning all four matches to date, including a fifth round pin over Adam Lemke-Bell (Illinois) that carries into the round-robin. Lemke-Bell has a third-round decision victory over Collin Braun (Missouri) that carries forward as well. This leaves Ondorff controlling his destiny before the last round-robin match. Fourth place went to George Humphreys (Georgia).

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