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ASICS/Vaughan Junior National Greco-Roman finalist biographies



Listed with red first, blue second

98 pounds
RED - Cody Pack, Quincey, Calif.
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.
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…

105 pounds
RED - David Taylor, St. Paris, Ohio
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…

BLUE - BJ Futrell, Park Forest, Ill.
Third in the 2006 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman and seventh in freestyle… Seven-time freestyle state champion and six-time Greco-Roman state champion… Will be a senior at Mt. Carrmel High School… State champion at 103 pounds as a junior with a record of 44-0… Fifth in the state as a sophomore at 103 pounds with a 40-4 record… Competed at 103 pounds as a freshman with a 31-15 record… Coached by Jason Erwinski and Quintroy Harrell… Son of Walter and Robin Futrell… Born July 11, 1990…

112 pounds
RED - Donte Butler, St. Louis, Mo.
Second in 2005 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 - Andrew Long, Creston, Iowa
Third in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle… 2005 Cadet Nationals champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Will be a senior at Creston High School… State champion as a junior at 112 pounds with a 51-1 record… State champion as a sophomore at 103 pounds with a 52-1 record… Eighth in the state as a freshman with a 42-11 record… Coached by Matt Long… Son of Matt and Debbi Long… Born June 2, 1989…

119 pounds
RED - Nikko Triggas, Moraga, California
2007 Pan American Junior Greco-Roman champion and third in freestyle… 2006 Junior Nationals Greco-Roman champion… 2005 Cadet National Greco-Roman Champion… 2006 State champion in both styles… Fourth in 2004 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2005 Cadet state champion in both styles… 2005 Junior state champion in both styles… Second in 2003 Kids Nationals… A graduate of Campolindo High School… Will attend Ohio State… Second in the state as a senior at 119 pounds… State champion at 112 pounds, with a 51-2 record… Third in California state high school championships as a sophomore with a 47-3 record with a 47-3 record… Earned a 42-7 record as a freshman… Career record of 220-13… Son of Gus and Lisa Triggas… Coached by Mark Halvorson… Born August 26, 1989…

BLUE - Zachary Sanders, Wabasha, Minnesota
2006 Junior Nationals freestyle champion… 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… Graduate of Wabasha-Kellogg High School… Will attend the Univ. of Minnesota… Five-time Minnesota state champion… State champion at 119 as a senior with a 46-0 record… 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… Two-time ASICS First Team member… Coached by Ron Sanders… Born April 27, 1988…

125 pounds

RED - Boris Novachkov, Sunnyvale, Calif.
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…

BLUE - John Trumbetti, Mountvale, N.J.
Third in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman and seventh in freestyle… Fourth in 2005 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman and sixth in freestyle… Eighth in 2003 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… Two-time state Greco-Roman champion… Graduated from St. Joseph Regional High School… Competed at 125 pounds as a senior with a 17-2 record before missing season with injury… Second in the state high school championships two times as a junior and a freshman… Third in the state championships as a sophomore… Will attend Lock Haven… Coached by Anthony Riotto and Joe Sabol… Son of John Trumbetti… Born August 25, 1988…

130 pounds

RED - Dalton Jensen , Missouri Valley, Iowa
Fifth at 2005 Junior Nationals… Sixth at 2004 Cadet Nationals… Eighth in 2004 Cadet Nartionals… 2007 Northern Plains champion in both styles…Graduated from Missouri Valley High School… Will attend Iowa State… State champion as a senior at 125 pounds with a 49-1 record… Third in state championships as a junior with a 47-3 record… State champion at 103 pounds as a sophomore with a 44-3 record… Competed at 103 pounds as a freshman with a 40-7 record… Coached by Chuck Earlywine, Keith Massey and Zac Dominguez…

BLUE - Kelly Kubec, Lake Stevens, Wash.
Second in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Fourth at 2006 Junior Nationals in freestyle… 2004 Cadet Nationals champion… Four-time Cadet Nationals All-American… Graduated at Lake Stevens High School… Three-time state high school champion… Champion at 130 pounds as a junior and a senior, at 112 pounds as a sophomore and 103 as a freshman… Coached by Brent Barnes… Will attend Oregon State… Son of Keith and Lori Kubec… Born Sept. 29, 1988…

135 pounds
RED - Jason Chamberlain, Springville, Utah
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…

BLUE - Norman Richmond, Portland, Oregon
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…

140 pounds
RED - Kendrick Sanders, Homestead, Fla.
Second in 2006 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… Second in 2007 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Fourth in 2005 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Five-time Florida state freestyle and Greco-Roman champion…Will be a junior at South Dade High School… State champion at 135 pounds with a 49-1 record as a sophomore… Fourth in the state at 130 pounds with a 38-4 record… Coached by Victor Balmeceda, Humberto Reyna and Stuart Mahler… Son of Katherine Sanders… Born August 18, 1990…

BLUE - Esai Dominguez, Bellevue, Neb. (Team Iowa)
2006 Junior Nationals Greco-Roman champion… Third in 2007 FILA Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle… Third in 2007 FILA Junior World Team Trials in both styles… 2006 Southern Plains Regional Greco-Roman champion… Fifth in 2005 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2005 FILA Cadet National champion and fourth in freestyle… Fourth in 2004 Cadet Nationals… Graduate from Creighton Prep School… Will attend Nebraska-Omaha… State champion at 145 pounds as a senior with a 37-1 record… State runner-up at 145 pounds as junior, with a 35-3 record… State champion as a sophomore and runner-up as a freshman… Record of 102-5… Son of Raymond and Joanna Dominguez… Coached by John Hiffernan… Born September 17, 1988…

145 pounds
RED - Don Vinson, Marathon, N.Y.
2006 Cadet Nationals freestyle runner-up… Second in 2006 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman at 135 pounds… Sixth in 2005 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… State champion in both styles this year… 2005 state freestyle champion… Will be a senior at Whitney Point High School… Second in state championships as a junior with a 41-3 record… Record of 36-4 as a sophomore… Career record of 70-8… Son of Donald and Patricia Vinson… Coached by Joel Ferrara… Born September 13, 1990…

BLUE - Jake Deitchler, Rumsey, Minn.
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 and Billy Pierce… Born Dec. 1, 1989…

152 pounds

RED - Kevin LeValley, Hugo, Colo.
Second in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2007 Southern Plains Regional double champion… Fourth in 2005 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Three-time state Greco-Roman champion and two-time state freestyle champion… Graduate of Lymon High School… Will attend Bucknell Univ… Four-time state champion… Won states as a senior at 145 pounds with a 39-1 record… Won the states as 140 pounds as a junior with a 42-0 record… Career record of 113-5… Son of Dan and Tammy LeValley… Coached by Dan LeValley.. Born Nov. 5, 1988…

BLUE - Jonathan Drendel, N. Aurora, Ill.
Second in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Four-time state Greco-Roman champion…Graduate of West Aurora High School… Will attend Northern Michigan Univ… Missed senior year with injury… As a junior was fifth in the Illinois state meet at 135 pounds, with a 37-5 record… Career record of 67-19… Son of Kevin and Beth Drendel… Coached by Mike DiNovo… Born May 19, 1989

160 pounds

RED - Kyle Deberry, Tucson, Arizona
Second in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman and sixth in freestyle… 2006 Western Regional freestyle runner-up and third in Greco-Roman… Sixth in 2005 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Three-time Cadet All-American… Graduate of Sunnyside High School… Will attend Arizona State Univ… Four-time state champion… Won states as a senior at 160 pounds with a 50-1 record… Won states at 152 pounds with a record of 48-2… Son of Robert and Cathlene Deberry… Coached by Bobby DeBerry… September 8, 1988…

BLUE - Alec Ortiz, Newberg, Ore.
2005 Cadet National Greco-Roman champion… Will be a junior at Newberg High School… Two-time state champion… Coached by Neil Russo and Mark Sprague… Son of Mario and Diane Ortiz… Born February 24, 1994…

171 pounds

RED - Nathan Graham, Selkirk, New York
Two-time freestyle state champion… Graduated from Ravena High School… Will attend Bloomsburg Univ… State champion as a senior at 171 pounds, with a 45-2 record… Fifth in the state as a junior… Coached by Henry Mormile… Son of Marvin Graham, Jr… Born December 27, 1988…

BLUE - Ty Vinson, Great Falls, Montana
Will be a senior at Great Falls High School… State champion as a junior at 171 pounds, and was second as a sophomore and sixth as a freshman… Son of Bob and Laurie Vinson… Born August 25, 1989…

189 pounds
RED - Zac Nielsen, Zimmerman, Minn.
2007 Northern Plains Greco-Roman champion and Outstanding Wrestler… Third in 2007 Northern Plains Regional in freestyle… Two-time freestyle state champion… Graduate of Zimmerman High School… Will attend Luther College… State champion at 189 pounds as a senior with a 43-0 record… Third in the state as a junior with a 43 -1 record… State champion as a sophomore at 171 pounds with a 40-1 record… Competed at 152 pounds as a freshman, with a 38-8 record…. Coached by Steve Veren and Dave Kairi… Son of Pete and Jill Nielson… Born November 22, 1988…

BLUE - Ryland Geiger, Scappoose, Ore.
2006 Cadet Nationals double champion… 2007 Western Regional Greco-Roman champion…. Northwest Regional freestyle champion and Greco-Roman runner-up… Will be a senior at Scappoose High School… State champion at 189 pounds with a 40-0 record… Third in the National Prep Championships at 171 pounds… Coached by Jim Jones and Roy Pittman… Son of David and Deaunka Geiger… Born January 12, 1990…

215 pounds
RED - Tyrell Fortune, Portland, Ore.
2006 Cadet Nationals double champion… 2005 Cadet Nationals double champion… 14-time Western Regional champion … Five-time state Greco-Roman champion… Will be a senior at Park Rose High School… State runner-up at 215 pounds as a sophomore with a 22-1 record… Son of Toyinnia Hodges… Coached by Roy Pittman… Born July 4, 1990…

BLUE - Marcel Dubose, Oak Park, Mich.
Seventh in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2006 FILA Cadet Greco-Roman national champion… 2005 Cadet Nationals runner-up in Greco-Roman and third in freestyle… Two-time freestyle and Greco-Roman state champion… Will be a senior at Highland Park High School… State champion at 215 pounds as a junior with a 34-2 record… State champion at 189 pounds as a sophomore with a 44-0 record… State qualifier as a freshman at 215 pounds with a 36-5 record… Coached by Glenn Washington… Son of Amitra Dubose… Born January 21, 1990…

285 pounds
RED - Elijah Madison, Kansas City, Mo.
Seventh in 2006 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2007 Southern Plains Regional double champion…
Will be a senior at Oak Park High School… Third in the state as a junior at 285 pounds with a 44-1 record… Third in the state as a sophomore at 275 pounds with a 27-3 record… Second in the state as a freshman at 275 pounds with a 38-1 record… Coached by Gary Mayabb and Randy Smith… Son of JD Madison… Born June 15, 1989

BLUE - Peter Kowalczuk, Oak Park, Ill.
Member of 2007 Illinois Junior Freestyle and Greco-Roman National Dual teams… 2005 Cadet freestyle All-American… Graduate from Oak Park River Forest High School… Second in the state as a senior at heavyweight with a 40-3 record… Overall high school record of 142-10… Coached by Mike Powell… Son of Pete and Paula Kowalczuk… Born May 19, 1989
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