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|Top High School stars to battle Ohio team at Dream Team Classic on April 21|
By Cliff Keen Athletic
Wrestling USA Magazine and Cliff Keen Athletic present the 11th Annual Dream Team Classic
For years, the State of Ohio has wanted a crack at the USA Dream Team. This year, they'll get the opportunity. It's head to head competition between America's top high school wrestlers and the best from the Buckeye State.
The dual meet will be held at 5 p.m. on April 21, 2007 at Austintown Fitch High School in Youngstown, Ohio. Any serious wrestling fan knows that this region is one of the country's biggest hotbeds of our sport. The competition will be fierce. Anything can happen.
And if that weren't enough, Cliff Keen Athletic and Wrestling USA Magazine also bring you the Ohio Border War, pitting top high school seniors of Ohio vs. top seniors of Pennsylvania.
USA Dream Team Members Record and Bios
103 Joey Farnsworth - Cary High School, NC 137-11, National Jr Champion, 1x State Champion
112 Eric Olanowski - Kellam High School, VA 188-13, 1x State Champion
119 Zach Sanders - Wabasha-Kellogg High School, Mn, 223-5, 4x State Champion
125 Boris Novachkov - Fremont High School, CA, 153-14, 2x State Champion
130 Kellen Russell - Blair Academy, NJ 113-6, 2x National Prep Champion
135 Vicente Varela - Rio Rancho High School, NM 168-8, 4x State Champion
140 Luke Silver - Bishop Lynch High School, TX 293-11, 4x State Champion
145 Luke Ashmore - Bishop Lynch High School, TX 274-16, 4x State Champion
152 Albert White - Chicago St Rita High School, IL 199-4, 4x State Champion
160 Ryan Smith - Crook County High School, OR, 157-7 - 3x State Champion
171 Kirk Smith - Centennal High School, ID 122-24 - 2x State Champion
189 Clayton Foster - Kamiah High School, ID 150-11- 3x State Champion
215 Jared Platt - Blair Academy, NJ, 155-12 - 2x National Prep Champion
285 Dom Bradley - Blue Spring High School, MO 181-25 - 2x State Champion
Ohio Dream Team Members
112 Bo Touris Lakota West
119 Cordell Longstreath Grahm
125 Bryan Dean St. V.
130 Josh Palavoda Marysville
135 Jeff Pelton Bellvue
140 Matt Reedy Ravenna
145 Kevin Hardy Solon
152 Thomas Straughn Perry
160 Colt Sponseller W. Holmes
171 Justin Kilgore Berea
189 Chris Honeycut St. Ed's
215 Justin Powell Boardman
275 Brendon Barlowe West Central
Coach: Greg Urbas, St. Eds.
Ohio Border War Team / Team Ohio
112 Josh Cosco St. Marys
119 Pat Harrington St. Marys
125 Jordan McGuire Miamisburg
130 Jeremy Espinoza Rossford
135 Casey Thome Troy Christian
140 Shaune Harris St. Ed's
145 Dan Gosner St. Ed's
152 Mahammad Abdur-Rahiem Cinn. Princeton
160 Derek Foore Wadsworth
171 David Thompson Grahm
189 John Weakly C.V.C.A.
215 Matt Clum Galion
275 Nate Sharp West Branch
Coach: Derrick Fletcher, Ravenna
Ohio Border War Team / TEAM PENNSYLVANIA
103 Keith Scharrer General McLane State/6th
112 Ken Trumbetta Greensburg Salem State/6th
119 Troy Dolan Derry Area State/1st
125 Robbie Miller Reynolds State/5th
130 Grant Lowthel Trinity State/4th
135 Steve Waite Fort leBouef State/1st
140 Niko Leitzel Ridgway State/3rd
145 Aaron Nestor Reynolds State/3rd
152 Ryan Goodman Latrobe State/2nd
160 Matt Ryan Canon-McMillan State/2nd
or Matt Moore Blairsville State/1st
171 Lawrence Beckwiau Reynolds State/3rd
189 Nick Sipes Curwedsville State/3rd
215 Kellen Harris Sharon State/2nd
275 Myles Caragan Keyston Daks State/2nd