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2006 Junior Freestyle Nationals - Finalist Biographies



ASICS/Vaughan Junior National Freestyle Championships finalist bios

98 lbs.
RED - John Prezzia, Clinton, Pa.
Will be a sophomore at South Side Beaver High School…State champion at 103 pounds, with a 49-2 record…son of Charles and Karen Prezzia… Coached by Mel Gray… Born September 16, 1989…

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

105 lbs.
RED - Ben Sergent, West Milton, Ohio
Second in 2006 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… 2006 Central Junior Regional champion… Two-time Central Regional freestyle champion… 2005 Ohio state freestyle champion… Will be a junior at Troy Christian School… Ohio State runner-up at 103 pounds as a sophomore with a 38 - 5 record… Fourth in Ohio state high school championships…Career record of 79-10… Son of Tony and Karen Sergent… Coached by Steve Goudy… Born November 8, 1989…

BLUE - Fred Santaite, Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Second in 2006 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Sixth in 2005 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… Third in 2004 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle… Three-time Northeast Regional champion in both styles… Four-time state champion in both styles… Will be a senior at Northern Highlands High School… State champion at 103 pounds with a record of 39-2 as junior… Fourth in the state as a sophomore… Career record of 105-12… Son of Fred and Sandra Santaite… Coached by Larry Levinstone… Born February 3, 1989…

112 lbs.
RED - Donte Butler, St. Louis, Mo.
Second in 2006 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Second in 2005 Junior Nationals in freestyle… Third in 2005 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Fourth in 2005 Northern Plains Junior Regionals…. State Freestyle champion… Will be a senior at Sumner High School… 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 - Connor McDonald, Rehoboth, Del.
2006 FILA Junior Nationals runner-up… Sixth in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2005 FILA Cadet Greco-Roman runner-up… Seventh in 2005 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman and eighth in freestyle… Third in 2004 Junior Nationals in freestyle… 2003 Cadet National freestyle champion… Will be a senior at Sussex Central High School… Two-time Delaware state champion… State champion at 112 pounds with a 31-0 record as a junior…State champion as sophomore and a State runner-up as a freshman at 103 pounds… Career record of 111-6… Son of John and Barbara McDonald… Coached by Phil Shultie… Born November 28, 1988…

119 lbs.
RED - Zachary Sanders, Wabasha, Minn.
Sixth in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Third in 2005 Junior Nationals in freestyle and fifth in Greco-Roman… ASICS First Team member at 112 pounds… Will be a senior at Wabasha-Kellogg High School… Four-time Minnesota state champion… State champion at 112 pounds as a junior with a 49-0 record… Won title at 112 as a sophomore and at 103 pounds as eighth grader and as a freshman… Son of Ron and Elizabeth Sanders… Coached by Ron Sanders… Born April 27, 1988…

BLUE - James Nicholson, Des Moines, Iowa
2005 Northern Plains Regional champion in Greco-Roman… Junior Greco-Roman All-American in 2004… Three-time state Greco-Roman champion… Graduated from Roosevelt High School… State champion at 119 pounds as a senior with a 42-0 record… Third in the state at 112 pounds as a junior… Career record of 132-24… Son of Ramon and Virginia Nicholson… Coached by Jay Groth… Will attend Old Dominion Univ… Born October 22, 1987…

125 lbs.
RED - Tyler Graff, Loveland, Colo.
2005 Cadet Nationals champion in freestyle… 2004 Cadet National freestyle runner-up… 2005 Western Regional champion…. 2005 state freestyle champion…2004 Kids folkstyle All-American… Will be a junior at Loveland High School…Two-time Colorado state high school champion… State champion at 119 pounds as a sophomore with a 44-0 record… State champion at 103 as a freshman… Career record of 76-1… Son of Mary and Darin Graff… Coached by Jim Sanchez … Born June 3, 1989

BLUE - Michael Mangrum, Auburn, Wash.
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 a junior at Auburn Riverside High School… 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 62-2… Son of Carl and Diane Mangrum… Coached by Carl Mangrum… Born June 19, 1989…

130 lbs.
RED- Adam Koballa, Twinsburg, Ohio
2006 Northeast Regional runner-up… Three-time state freestyle runner-up… Graduated from St. Peter Chanel High School… Two-time Ohio state champion… state champion as a senior at 125 pounds with a 36-5 record… third at 125 poiunds as a junior and state champion at 112 as a sophomore… Career record of 144-27… Son of Dennis and Andrea Koballa… Coached by Graham Coghill… Will attend Old Dominion Univ… Born November 15, 1987…

BLUE - Kellen Russell, High Bridge, N.J.
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… Will be a senior at Blair Academy… Two-time National Prep champion… Won National Preps at 130 as a junior with a 40-2 record… Career record of 91-6… 2004 ASICS All-American team selection… Son of Ed and Maria Russell… Coached by Jeff Buxton… Born Feb. 20, 1989…

135 lbs.
RED - Jamal Parks, Broken Arrow, Okla
Fifth in 2004 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2006 freestyle state champion… 2005 freestyle and Greco-Roman state champion… Will be a senior at Tulsa Union High School… Two-time state champion… Won state championships at 130 pounds with a 43-1 record as a junior… State champion at 125 pounds as a sophomore… Career record of 91-9… Coached by Cory Clayton… Born August 8, 1988…

BLUE - Willie Saxton, Rayland, Ohio
Eighth in 2005 Junior Nationals in freestyle… 2003 Cadet National freestyle runner-up… Graduated from Buckeye Local High School… State champion at 130 pounds as a senior with a 48-1 record… Third in the state at 125 pounds as a junior… Career record of 168-22… Son of Ronald and Lori Saxton… Coached by Brian Davis… will attend the Univ. of Missouri… Born June 11, 1987…

140 lbs.
RED - Luke Ashmore, Greenville, Texas
2005 Cadet National freestyle champion… 2004 Cadet National freestyle runner-up… 2005 Southern Plains Regional champion in freestyle… Four-time state freestyle champion… Will be a senior at Bishop Lynch High School… 2004 Prep National runner-up as a junior at 140 pounds… National Prep champion as a sophomore… 2004 National Prep runner-up as a freshman… Career record of 136-14… Son of Ben and Robin Ashmore… Coached by Kenny Monday… Born March 7, 1989…

BLUE - Jake Deitchler, Rumsey, Minn.
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 junior at Anoka High School… 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 and Billy Pierce… Born Dec. 1, 1989…

145 lbs.
RED - Albert White, Harvey, Ill.
2004 Junior National freestyle runner-up… Three-time state freestyle champion… Will be a senior at St. Rita High School… Three-time state champion… State champion at 145 as a junior with a 52-0 record… state champion at 140 pounds as a sophomore and at 135 pounds as a freshman… Career record of 150-3… Son of Thomas and Donna White… Coached by Dan Carroll… Born November 2, 1987…

BLUE - Nathaniel Holt, Provo, Utah
Third in Western Junior Regionals in freestyle… Sixth in 2003 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… Graduated from Provo High School… Two-time state champion… State champion at 145 pounds as a senior with a 46-2 record… State champion at 140 pounds as a junior, and a runner-up at 130 as a sophomore… 131-21 career record… Son of Matthew and Carol Holt… Coached by Brian Preece… Will attend Central Michigan.. Born October 25, 1987…

152 lbs.
RED - Adam Hall, Bonners Ferry, Idaho
2005 Junior Nationals freestyle runner-up… 2006 Western Regional champion in both styles… Third in ASICS Tiger First Team All-American… 2004 Cadet Nationals in freestyle and fifth in GrecoRoman… Third in 2004 FILA Cadet Nationals… Second in 2005 Northwest Regionals in Greco-Roman and third in freestyle… Fifth in 2004 Western Junior Regionals… 2004 Idaho state champion in both freestyle and Greco-Roman…Graduated from Bonners Ferry High School… Three-time Idaho state high school champion… State champion at 152 pounds as a senior with a 44-0 record… State champion at 145 as a junior and 140 as a sophomore… Second in the state high school meet as a freshman… Career record of 161-4… Son of Roland and Linda Hall… Coached by Conrad Garner… Will attend Boise State… Born February 20, 1988…

BLUE - Ryan Smith, Prineville, Ore.
Third in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Will be a senior at Crook County High School… Two-time state champion… State champion at 140 pounds with a 40-1 record as a junior… state champion at 125 pounds as a sophomore… Third at 112 pounds as a freshman.. Career record of 125-6… Son of Ken and Denise Smith… Born September 27, 1988…

160 lbs.
RED - Scott Glasser, Bismarck, N.D.
Third in 2004 Cadet Nationals in both styles… Graduate from Bismarck High School… Five-time state champion… State champion at 160 pounds as a senior with a 47-0 record… Career record of 207-26… Son of Ron and Sue Glasser… Coached by Scott Knowlen… Will attend the Univ. of Minnesota… Born March 17, 1988

BLUE - Jon Reader, Davison, Mich.
2006 Junior Nationals Greco-Roman champion… Third in 2005 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2004 Cadet National Greco-Roman champion.. Two-time FILA Cadet National champion… Graduate of Davison High School… Three-time Michigan state champion, with a 60-0 record at 160 as a senior… Career record of 237-6… Will attend Iowa State… Son of Dean and Tammy Reader… Coached by Roy Hall… Born Feb. 18, 1988…

171 lbs.
RED -Kirk Smith, Boise, Idaho
Second in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2006 FILA Junior Freestyle champion and third in Greco-Roman… Second in 2005 Junior Nationals in freestyle… Third in 2005 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2005 FILA Cadet Nationals runner-up in freestyle, and fourth in Greco-Roman… 2005 Western Cadet Regional champion in both styles… Will be a senior at Centennial High School… Idaho state champion as a junior at 171 pounds… Two-time Idaho state high school runner-up… Son of Rick and Jackie Smith… Coached by Collin Robertson… Born January 8, 1989…

BLUE - Ryan Patrovich, Islip, N.Y.
2005 Junior National freestyle runner-up… Two-time state freestyle champion… Graduated from Islip High School… Two-time state champion… State champion at 160 pounds as a senior with a 50-1 record… State champion at 152 as a junior.. Career record of 165-6… Son of Joseph and Cathleen Patrovich… Coached by Joseph Patrovich… Will attend Ohio State… Born December 20, 1987…

189 lbs.
RED - Sonny Yohn, Alamosa, Colo.
Fourth in 2005 Junior Nationals in freestyle… 2004 Cadet National freestyle champion… Six-time state freestyle champion… Will be a senior at Alamosa High School… Two-time state champion… State champion at 189 pound as a junior with a 43-0 record… State champion at 171 pounds as a sophomore… Career record of 111-14… Son of Kenny and Laureen Yohn… Coached by Gary Ramstetter… Born July 28, 1988…

BLUE - Clayton Foster, Kooskia, Idaho
Third in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Fifth in 2005 Junior Nationals in freestyle, and third in Greco-Roman… 2005 Western Junior Regional freestyle runner-up and third in Greco-Roman… Will be a senior at Kamiah High School… Two-time state champion… State champion at 189 pounds with a 47-0 record as a junior… State champion at 171 pounds as a sophomore… Third at 160 pounds as a freshman… Career record of 113-10… Son of Cary and Lois Foster… Coached by Cary Foster… Born April 8, 1988…

215 lbs.
RED - Cody Gardner, Christiansburg, Va.
Third in 2005 Junior Nationals in freestyle… Fourth in 2004 Cadet Nationals in freestyle…ASICS First Team All-American… Will be a senior at Christiansburg High School… Three-time state champion… State champion at 215 pounds as a junior with a 48-0 record… Also state champion at 215 as a sophomore and a freshman… Career record of 138-6… Son of Keith and Sharon Gardner… Coached by Daryl Weber… Born May 1, 1988…

BLUE - Jared Platt, Randolph, N.J.
2006 Northeast Regional champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Undefeated in 2006 Junior National Duals… Two-time state freestyle champion… Will be a senior at Blair Academy… National Prep champion as a junior at 215 pounds, with a 50-2 record… Career record of 107-6.. Son of John and Tracy Platt… Coached by Jeff Buxton… Born December 30, 1988

275 lbs.
RED - Cameron Wade, Twinsburg, Ohio
Second in 2006 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… 2005 Cadet freestyle state champion… Member of Ohio Cadet Dual meet team… Will be a senior at St. Peter Chanel High School… Two-time Ohio state high school champion… State champion at 275 with a 401-4 record… Career record of 104-26… Son of Kevin and Patricia Wade… Coached by Anthony Ralph… Born May 15, 1989…

BLUE - Dom Bradley, Blue Springs, Mo.
Second in 2005 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman, and fourth in freestyle… 2005 Cadet National folkstyle champion… 2006 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… Will be a senior at Blue Springs High School… Two-time Missouri state champion… State champion at 275 as a junior with a 54-1 record… State champion at 215 as a sophomore… Career record of 131-24… Son of Art Bradley and Peg Humphrey… Coached by Matt Cox… Born March 10, 1989…


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