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2012-2013 NHSCA Academic All Americans Are Announced

Monday, May 20, 2013   (0 Comments)
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The National High School Coaches Association, NHSCA, is proud to announce the 2013 NHSCA High School Academic All Americans for the 2012-2013 school year. This year marks the 20th year in which the NHSCA has honored those who triumph both in and out of the classroom.

This year’s selection totals 140 Academic All-Americans. These student athletes hail from 32 states. This year’s honorees excel in 8 different sports. The total breakdown is as follows: 6 Freshman, 17 Sophomore, 45 Junior, and 72 Senior student athletes. “This year’s Academic All-American are the epitome of what a student-athlete is. Not only do they excel on the playing field, mat, court, or track but they also excel in the classroom” NHSCA Executive Director Bobby Ferraro stated. “These student athletes are leaders in and out of the classroom and are the future leaders of tomorrow. We are proud to deem then Academic All Americans”.

This year, Arizona led the way with 29 Academic All Americans. Connecticut followed with 18. Rounding out the top three was Georgia, with 10 named to the list. These student athletes averaged a 3.9 GPA, with 39 All Americans coming in with a 4.0 GPA or better.

All honored Academic All Americans will be recognized in the National High School Sports Hall of Fame Museum, which is currently in the planning stage.

The following is the NHSCA’s 2013 All -American Academic Team, listed alphabetically by graduating class.

Class of 2013

Jacob Alexander (West Virginia) competes in the sport of wrestling at Parkersburg South High School. He currently has a 3.55 GPA. He is a two-time state place winner, finishing 3rd in 2012 and 6th in 2013. He has a career record of 108-43. He plans to continue his education at West Virginia University.

Clint Allen (Arizona) competes in the sport of wrestling at Ironwood Ridge High School for Coach Tim Berrier. He currently has a 3.8 GPA and is ranked #89 in his class of 465. He is a two-time state place winner, finishing 5th in 2012 and 4th in 2013. He has a career record of 113-63.   He plans to attend Cornell College to continue his education.

Jake Allen (Arizona) competes in the sport of wrestling at Ironwood Ridge High School for Coach Tim Berrier. He currently has a 3.6 GPA and is ranked #129 in his class of 465. He placed 4th in his state wrestling championships in 2013 and has a career record of 98-27. He plans to further his education at Cornell College.  

Jacob Badger (Arizona) competes in the sport of wrestling at Blue Ridge High School. He currently has a 3.9 GPA and is ranked #5 in his class. He has a 33 ACT score. He placed 2nd in the 2012 state wrestling championships and was the state champion in 2013. He has a career record of 127-25.

Tanner Beck (Idaho) competes in the sport of wrestling at Columbia High School for Coach Todd Cady. He currently has a 3.7 GPA and is ranked #52 in his class of 284. He is a two-time state place winner, finishing 6th in 2011 and 3rd in 2013. He has a career record of 102-40.

Michael Billingsley (Nevada) competes in the sport of wrestling at Lowry High School for Coach John Hurtado. He currently has a 3.9 GPA and is ranked #16 in his class of 196. Michael is a four-time state champion and has a career record of 189-19. He plans to further his education at the US Air Force Academy.

Luke Blanton (Indiana) competes in the sport of wrestling for Alexandria High School for Coach Jack Grimaldi. He currently has a 3.8 GPA and is ranked #8 in his class of 87. Luke is a three-time state place winner, finishing 6th in 2011, 4th in 2012, and 2nd in 2013. He has a career record of 177-15. He plans to continue his education at Indiana University.

Lou Bonstein (Massachusetts) competes in the sport of wrestling at St. John’s Prep for Coach Manny Costa. He currently has a 4.1 GPA. Lou placed 5th in his state championship in 2013. He has a career record of 139-54.

Knoah Broseman (Arizona) competes in the sport of soccer at Blue Ridge High School. He currently has a 3.4 GPA and is ranked #70 in his class of 217. He was named 1st Team All State his year. He plans to attend Santa Barbara College where he will compete in soccer.

Jesse Calderon (California) competes in the sport of wrestling at La Quinta High School for Coaches David Razo and Jesse Calderon, Sr. He currently has a 4.6 GPA and ranks #21 in his class of 599. He placed 8th in his state wrestling championship in 2013 and has a career record of 163-37.   He plans to further his education at Arizona State University.

Clay Callahan (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Joseph A Foran High School for Coach Frank Peters. He currently has a 3.4 GPA and is ranked #96 in his class of 254. He placed 2nd in his state wrestling championships in 2013 and has a career record of 132-31.

Ryder Cavey (Maryland) competes in the sport of wrestling at Century High School for Coach Dennis Frazier. He currently has a 3.7 GPA and an ACT score of 30. He placed 2nd in his state wrestling championship in 2013 and has a career record of 106-15. He will further his education at Brown University where he will compete in wrestling.

Adam Cooling (Minnesota) competes in the sport of wrestling at Madelia High School for Coach Alex Cooling. He currently has a 3.9 GPA and an ACT score of 22. He is ranked #1 in his class of 56. Adam finished 2nd in his state championship in 2011, and was a state champion in both 2012 and 2013. He has a career record of 201-40 and was undefeated his senior year. He plans to further his education at Minnesota State University – Mankato where he will compete in wrestling and pursue a career in sports medicine/physical therapy.

Chanston Cox (Arizona) competes in the sport of football at Blue Ridge High School for Coach Paul Moro. He currently has a 4.0 GPA and an ACT score of 21. He is ranked #12 in his class of 210. Chanston was named All State in the position of linebacker. He will further his education at Arizona State University.

Allen Currier III (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Hall High School for Coach Anthony Weber. He currently has a 4.2 GPA. He placed 4th in his state wrestling championship in 2013. He has a career record of 103-45.

Andrew Denning (Kansas) competes in the sport of wrestling at Lawrence High School for Patrick Naughton. He currently has a 3.4 GPA and an ACT score of 23. He placed 2nd in his state championships in 2011 and was a state champion in 2013. He has a career record of 115-29.

John DePasquale(Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Simsbury High School for Coach Ernie Goodwin. He currently has a 3.8 GPA and a 1240 SAT score. He placed 5th in his state wrestling championship in 2013.

Benjamin Durst (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Simsbury High School for Coach Ernie Goodwin. He currently has a 4.2 GPA and a 1400 SAT score. He is a two-time state place winner, finishing 3rd in 2012 and 2nd in 2013. He has a career record of 142-23.

Spencer Empey (Nevada) competes in the sports of football and wrestling at Reed High School for Coaches David Empey and Dan Barraza. He currently has a 4.8 GPA and a 1120 SAT score. He has a 28 ACT score and is ranked #18 in a class of 476. Spencer is a three-time state champion and has a career record of 165-14. He will further his education at Cal Poly where he will also compete in wrestling.

David Englehardt (Louisiana) competes in the sport of wrestling at St. Paul’s School for Coach Craig Ketelsen. He currently has a 4.5 GPA and is ranked #2 in his class of 175. He has an ACT score of 33. David won his state championship in 2012 and placed 2nd in 2013. He has a career record of 118-45.

Austin Ferrier (New York) competes in the sport of football at Minisink Valley High School for Coach Kevin Gallagher. He currently has a 4.2 GPA and a 1270 SAT score. He is ranked #14 in his class of 399. Austin was named All State in football. He plans to further his education at State University of New York in Binghamton.

Matt Filbert (Arizona) competes in the sport of wrestling at Ironwood Ridge High School for Coach Tim Berrier. He currently has a 4.2 GPA and an ACT score of 29. He is ranked #49 in his class of 465. Matt is a two-time state champion and has a career record of 126-14. He plans to attend West Point to further his education.

Joe Flynn (Massachusetts) competes in the sport of wrestling at St. John’s Prep for Coach Manny Costa. He currently has a 4.0 GPA. Joe took 7th place in his state wrestling championships in 2013.

Chris Foster (Georgia) competes in the sport of wrestling at Carrollton High School for Coach Ryan Wilman. He currently has a 3.7 GPA and is ranked #58 in his class of 343. Chris placed 6th in his 2013 state wrestling championships and has a career record of 158-41. He plans to further his education at the University of West Georgia.

Taylor French (Montana) competes in the sport of wrestling at Forsyth High School for Coach Pat French. He currently has a 3.8 GPA and an ACT score of 31. He is ranked #3 in his class of 38. Taylor placed 2nd in his 2010 state championships and was a state champion in 2011, 2012, and 2013. He has a career record of 173-12. He plans to further his education at the US Naval Academy.

Will Geary (Kansas) competes in the sport of wrestling at Topeka High School for Coach Erich Singer. He currently has a 3.8 GPA and an ACT score of 29. He has a SAT score of 1200. He is ranked #41 in his class of 317. Will placed 3rd in his 2011 state wrestling championship and was a state champion in 2012 and 2013. He has a career record of 125-13.

Hunter Haralson (Kansas) competes in the sport of wrestling at Lawrence High School for Coach Pat Naughton. He currently has a 3.6 GPA and is ranked #92 in his class of 366. Hunter placed 2nd in his state championship in 2010, 4th in 2011 and 1st in 2012. He has a career record of 115-21. He plans to further his education at Lindenwood University where he will also compete in wrestling.

Dan Harris (Georgia) competes in the sport of wrestling at Carrollton High School for Coach Ryan Wilman. He currently has a 3.6 GPA and is in the top third of his class. He is a two-time state place winner, finishing 4th in 2012 and 5th in 2013. He has a career record of 151-47. He will continue his education at Mississippi where he will compete in football.

Micah Hatley (Alabama) competes in the sport of wrestling at Bob Jones High School for Coach Jason Edwards. He currently has a 4.2 GPA and an ACT score of 31. He is ranked #133 in his class of 657. Micah placed 2nd in his state wrestling championships in 2013 and has a career record of 113-35.

Naomi Hess (Arizona) competes in the sport of Track and Field at Blue Ridge High School. She currently has a 3.8 GPA and an ACT score of 26. She is ranked #7 in her class of 218. Naomi placed 7th in her state championships in both triple jump and the 400 meters.

Corey Jean-Jacques (Massachusetts) competes in the sport of wrestling at St. John’s Prep for Coach Manny Costa. He currently has a 4.0 GPA. Corey was a state champion in 2013 and has a career record of 138-31.

Jessica Johnson (Arizona) competes in the sport of Track and Field at Blue Ridge High School. She currently has a 3.6 GPA. She is ranked #51 in her class of 218. Jessica placed 6th in her state championships this year in the Pole Vault. She plans to continue her education at Southern Utah University.

Travis Joyce (Georgia) competes in the sport of wrestling at Carrollton High School for Coach Ryan Wilman. He currently has a 4.0 GPA and an SAT score of 1400. He is ranked #10 in his class of 343. Travis placed 4th in his state championships in 2010, 2nd in 2011 and was a state champion in 2013. He plans to attend Georgia Tech to study engineering.

Christian Kaljulaid (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Simsbury High School for Coach Ernie Goodwin. He currently has a 3.7 GPA and a 1290 SAT score. Christian is a two-time runner-up in his state wrestling championships. He plans to attend Union College and study engineering.

DJ Lemieux (Massachusetts) competes in the sport of wrestling at St. John’s Prep for Coach Manny Costa. He currently has a GPA of 4.6. DJ placed 2nd in his state wrestling championships in 2013. He has a career record of 118-34. He plans to attend Wesleyan University to further his education.

Tobias Lichtenstein (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Hall High School for Coach Anthony Weber. He currently has a 3.6 GPA and an ACT score of 30. Tobias was a state champion this year. He plans to attend Wesleyan University where he will compete in football and wrestling.

Peter Locke (Massachusetts) competes in the sport of wrestling at St. John’s Prep for Coach Manny Costa. He currently has a 4.2 GPA. Peter placed 5th in his state wrestling championships this year.

Brandon Luckett (Louisiana) competes in the sport of wrestling at Catholic High School for Coach Tommy Prochaska. He currently has a 3.9 GPA. Brandon placed 3rd in his state championships in 2011 and was a state champion in both 2012 and 2013. He has a career record of 147-23.

CJ Luth (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Joseph A Foran High School for Coach Frank Peters. He currently has a 3.6 GPA and is ranked #70 in his class of 254. CJ placed 4th in his 2012 state championships and was a state champion in 2013. He has a career record of 155-21.

Caden Lynch (Kansas) competes in the sport of wrestling at Lawrence High School for Coach Pat Naughton. He currently has a 3.4 GPA and is ranked #136 in his class of 366. Caden is a two-time state place winner, finishing 5th in 2012 and 6th in 2013. He has a career record of 109-47.

Lukas Maki (Kansas) competes in the sport of wrestling at Andover High School for Coach Brett Fiene. He currently has a 4.0 GPA and is ranked #58 in his class of 208. Lukas finished 5th in his 2011 state championship and 4th in 2012. He was a state champion in 2013 and has a career record of 153-18. He will further his education at the University of Nebraska where he will major in Biochemical Engineering.

Elizabeth Manner (Virginia) competes in the sport of basketball at Oakton High School for Coach Fred Priester. She currently has a 3.7 GPA and scored a 26 on the ACT. She was named to the Second Team All State this year. She will continue her education at Stony Brook College.

Dylan Martel (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Griswold High School for Coach Dana Cooke. He currently has a 3.7 GPA and is ranked #9 in his class of 151. Dylan placed 4th in his state championship in 2010, 1st in 2011 and 2012, and 3rd in 2013. He has a career record of 134-42. He plans to study civil engineering in college.

Turner Martin (Georgia) competes in the sport of wrestling at Carrollton High School for Coach Ryan Wilman. He currently has a GPA of 3.4. Turner placed 2nd in his state championships in 2010 and 2nd in 2013. He has a career record of 154-19. He plans to attend the University of West Georgia.

Matthew McAllister (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Bacon Academy for Coaches Michael Voiland & Mike Morris, Jr.   He currently has a 4.0 GPA and is ranked #23 in his class of 264. Matthew placed 2nd in his 2010 state championship, 3rd in 2011, 2nd in 2012 and was a state champion in 2013. He has a career record of 135-26.

Annie McGowan (Virginia) competes in the sport of track and field at Northside High School for Coach Brian Falls. She currently has a 4.0 GPA and is ranked #1 in her class of 255. She has a 1360 SAT score. Annie is a four-time state place winner, finishing 6th and 7th in 2012 and 1st and 2nd in 2013. She plans to study pre-med at the University of Virginia.

Benjamin Morales (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Ledyard High School for Coach Steven Bilheimer. He currently has a 3.7 GPA. Benjamin placed 6th in his state championship in 2012 and 1st in 2013. He plans to attend Springfield College and major in physical education.

Phillip Nauta (Louisiana) competes in the sport of wrestling at Catholic High School for Coach Tommy Prochaska. He currently has a 3.6 GPA and a 28 ACT score. Phillip placed 3rd in his 2013 state wrestling championships and has a career record of 68-28. He plans to attend Louisiana State University.

Colin Navickas (California) competes in the sport of wrestling at Marina High School for Coach Chris Rasmussen. He currently has a 3.7 GPA and is ranked #112 in his class of 640. He scored 1310 on his SAT and 30 on his ACT.   Colin placed 6th in his 2013 state championships and has a career record of 138-32.

Dylan Newcomb (Missouri) competes in the sport of football at Waynesville High School. He currently has a 4.0 GPA and has an ACT score of 30. He is ranked #1 in his class of 402. He was named first team All State in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Wayne Newman (Arizona) competes in the sport of Track and Field at San Manuel Sr. High School for Coaches Manuel Yubeta and Marie Lopez. He currently has a 4.3 GPA and is ranked #1 in his class of 89 students. In 2011, he placed 3rd and 5th at his state championships in hurdles. In 2012, he was a state champion in both the 110 High Hurdles and the 300 Intermediate Hurdles. He plans to further his education at Lipscomb University.

Ariana North (New Jersey) competes in the sport of Cross Country at Northern Highlands Regional High School for Coaches Mark North and Tom Buono. She currently has a 3.9 GPA. Ariana was named First Team All State in Cross Country.

Connor Oakes (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Plainville High School for Coach Rusty Spence. He currently has a 4.0 GPA and is ranked #11 in his class of 188. He placed 6th in his 2013 state wrestling championships. Connor plans to attend the University of Maine to further his education.

Jon Polansky (Massachusetts) competes in the sport of wrestling at St. John’s Prep for Coach Manny Costa. He currently has a 4.0 GPA. Jon placed 8th in his state wrestling championships this year.

Devonn Pratt (Massachusetts) competes in the sport of wrestling at Shawsheen Valley Technical High School for Coach Mark Donovan. He currently has a 3.5 GPA. Devonn is a four-time state place winner, finishing 6th in 2010, 5th in 2011, 1st in 2012 and 3rd in 2013. He has a career record of 175-44.

Evan Prestwich (Arizona) competes in the sport of Track and Field at Blue Ridge High School. He currently has a 3.8 GPA and is ranked #21 in his class of 218. He placed 10th at his state track and field championships this year in the 3200 meters.

Rikki Ramirez (Missouri) competes in the sport of wrestling at Plattsburg High School for Coach Brandon Burns. Rikki currently has a 3.4 GPA. He is a two-time state place winner, finishing 5th in 2012 and 4th in 2013. He has a career record of 140-68.

Drew Randall (Idaho) competes in the sport of wrestling at Lewiston High School for Coach Jake Scoles. He currently has a 3.7 GPA and is ranked #49 in his class of 307. Drew is a three-time state place winner, finishing 6th in 2011, 3rd in 2012 and 4th in 2013. He has a career record of 149-44.

Kameron Reddish (Idaho) competes in the sport of wrestling at Columbia High School for Coach Todd Cady. He currently has a 3.9 GPA and is ranked #9 in his class of 284. Kameron is a four-time state place winner, finishing 3rd in 2010, 1st in 2011 and 2012, and 2nd in 2013. He has a career record of 166-23. He will further his education at Brigham Young University.

Sidney Rodriguez (Louisiana) competes in the sport of wrestling at Catholic High School for Coach Tommy Prochaska. He currently has a 3.8 GPA. Sidney is a three-time state place winner, finishing 3rd in 2011, 3rd in 2012 and 1st in 2013. He will attend Louisiana State University to further his education.

Austin Ross (Georgia) competes in the sport of wrestling at Morgan County High School for Coach John Robbins. He currently has a 4.0 GPA and is ranked #9 in his class of 223. He has a 1330 SAT score and an ACT score of 30. Austin is a two-time state place winner, finishing 2nd in 2012 and 3rd in 2013. He has a career record of 134-43. He will attend Notre Dame University to further his education.

Bailey Ross (Georgia) competes in the sport of wrestling at Morgan County High School for Coach John Robbins. He currently has a 4.0 GPA and is ranked #3 in his class of 223. He has a 1360 SAT score and an ACT score of 32. Bailey is a three-time state place winner, finishing 6th in 2011, 5th in 2012 and 1st in 2013. He has a career record of 142-45. Bailey will attend Notre Dame University to further his education.

Jordon Rothers (Minnesota) competes in the sport of wrestling at Kasson Mantorville High School for Coach Wes Haglund. He currently has a 3.5 GPA. Jordon is a two-time state runner-up, finishing 2nd in 2012 and 2013. He has a career record of 185-36. He will attend the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis to further his education.

Lucas Rydberg (Arizona) competes in the sport of cross country at Blue Ridge High School. He currently has a GPA of 3.9 and is ranked #3 in his class of 217. He has an ACT score of 32. Lucas placed 15th in his 2013 state championships. He plans to attend St. Louis University to study Biomedical Engineering.

Patrick Sawicki (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Bacon Academy for Coaches Michael Voiland and Mike Morris, Jr. He currently has a 3.4 GPA and an SAT score of 1600. Patrick is a two-time state place winner, finishing 2nd in 2012 and 3rd in 2013. He plans to further his education at Eastern Connecticut State University.

Isaac Schimmel (Arizona) competes in the sport of football at Blue Ridge High School. He currently has a 3.6 GPA and is ranked #37 in his class of 217. Isaac was named Second Team All State this year.

Harrison Schmid (Georgia) competes in the sport of wrestling at Parkview High School for Coach Joshua Porter. He currently has a 3.5 GPA and a 1270 SAT score. Harrison placed 3rd in his state championships this year and has a career record of 126-46. He plans to further his education at The Citadel.

Scott Simmons (Arizona) competes in the sport of wrestling for Ironwood Ridge High School for Coach Tim Berrier. He currently has a 4.1 GPA and is ranked #58 in his class of 465. Scott placed 6th in his 2012 state championships and was a state champion in 2013. He plans to attend the University of Arizona.

Troy Taylor (Arizona) competes in the sport of wrestling at Ironwood Ridge High School for Coach Tim Berrier. He currently has a 3.4 GPA. Troy is a two-time state champion, finishing first in 2012 and 2013. He has a 101-23 career record.

Jon Townsend (Oklahoma) competes in the sport of wrestling at Comanche High School for Coach Jason Miller. He currently has a 3.7 GPA and is ranked #9 in his class of 64. Jon is a four-time state place winner, finishing 3rd in 2010, and 1st in 2011, 2012, and 2013. He plans to further his education at Oklahoma University where he will also compete in wrestling.

Jack Twomey-Kozak (North Carolina) competes in the sports of wrestling and soccer at Orange High School for Coach Bobby Shriner. He currently has a 3.9 GPA and is ranked #3 in his class of 300. He had an ACT score of 32. Jack is a three-time state place winner, finishing 7th in 2011, 3rd in 2012 and 2nd in 2013. He has a career record of 115-24. He will attend Brown University to further his education.

Easton Wengert (Arizona) competes in the sport of football at Blue Ridge High School. He currently has a 3.5 GPA and is ranked #43 in his class of 217. He was named First Team All-State in the position of linebacker.

 

 

Class of 2014

Torrey Andresen (Arizona) competes in the sport of soccer at Blue Ridge High School. He currently has a GPA of 3.7 and an ACT score of 21. She is ranked #42 in her class. Torrey plays left forward on her team and was named to the 2nd Team All State this year.

Nicholas Anthony (Florida) competes in the sport of wrestling at Cape Coral High School for Coach Trevor Elliott. He currently has a GPA of 3.86 and is ranked #7 in his class. He placed 3rd in the Florida State Wrestling Championships this year and has a career record of 60-7.

Alyssa Brehler (Connecticut) competes in the sport of Cross Country and Track at Griswold High School for Coach Mike Flynn. She currently has a GPA of 4.0 and is ranked #2 in her class of 148. She is a state champion in the sport of Cross Country and took 12th in the New England Championships.

David Colvin III (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Old Saybrook High School for Coach Eric Manuel. He currently has a GPA of 3.5. He placed 4th in 2011 State Wrestling Championships, and was a state champion in 2012 and 2013. He has a career record of 101-19.

Nolan Cook (Arizona) competes in the sport of Football at Blue Ridge High School. He currently has a GPA of 3.9 with a class rank of #43. He was named First Team All State this year.

Jared Costa (Massachusetts) competes in the sport of wrestling at St. Johns Prep for Coach Manny Costa. He currently has a 3.7 GPA. He is a two-time state place winner and has a career record of 125-26.

Clayton Crain (Arizona) competes in the sport of soccer at Blue Ridge High School. He currently has a 3.6 GPA and is ranked #47 in his class. He was named First Team All State.

Alex D’Aloisio (Rhode Island) competes in the sport of wrestling at Lincoln High School for Coach Lee Stamas. He currently has a GPA of 3.9 and is ranked #19 in his class. He has a combined SAT score of 1330.   He placed 4th in the state in 2011, 2nd in the state in 2012 and 1st in 2013. He has a career record of 126-18.

Sam Davis (Virginia) competes in the sports of wrestling and football at Stuarts Draft High School and is coached by Abe Mikell. He currently has a GPA of 3.9 and a combined SAT score of 1140. He is a two-time state champion in the sport of wrestling and has a career record of 104-11. His future plans are to attend the Naval Academy where he will participate in the sport of wrestling.

Willie Davis (Delaware) competes in the sport of wrestling at Woodbridge High School for Coach Jenna Pavlik. He currently has a GPA of 4.0 and is ranked #4 in his class. He is a three-time state place winner and has a career record of 107-28. He plans to attend college and major in Civil Engineering.

Logan Day (Ohio) competes in the sport of wrestling at Archbold High School for Coach David Day. He currently has a GPA of 3.6 and is ranked #21 in his class. He placed 2nd in his state tournament this year and had a season record of 51-2.

Zak DePasquale (Virginia) competes in the sport of wrestling at Robinson Secondary School for Coaches Bryan Hazard and John DePasquale. He currently has a GPA of 4.3 and a combined SAT score of 1460. He placed 8th in his state tournament his freshman year and 4th his junior year. He suffered a season-ending injury in December of his sophomore year. He is considering several Ivy League schools for his college career.

Matthew D. Dixon (West Virginia) competes in the sport of wrestling at Parkersburg South High School. He currently has a GPA of 3.7 and an ACT score of 19. He is a two-time state place winner and has a career record of 96-49.

Arin Drtil (Texas) competes in the sport of swimming at The Kinkaid School for Coach Erica Meyer.   He currently has a GPA of 4.1 and an ACT score of 33. He is a three-time state place winner in different freestyle events.

Michael Gallagher (Rhode Island) competes in the sport of wrestling at Narragansett High School for Coach Michael Miller. He currently has a GPA of 3.7 and ranks #40 in his class. He was a state runner-up in 2012 and a state champion in 2013. He has a career record of 125-15.

Payton Garlington (Alabama) competes in the sport of wrestling at Hoover High School for Coach Steve Knutson. He currently has a GPA of 3.9 and ranks #89 in his class. Payton placed 3rd in the 2011 state championships and was 2nd in 2012 and 2013.

Patrick Garren (Ohio) competes in the sport of wrestling at Bishop Ready High School for Coaches Jack Garren and Bill Stover. He currently has a 3.7 GPAand ranks #22 in his class. He has a combined SAT score of 1140. Patrick placed 3rd in his 2012 state championship and was a state champion in 2013. His college plans are to compete in wrestling while studying forensic anthropology.

Ben Gilman (New Hampshire) competes in the sport of wrestling at Bedford High School for Coach Robert Benincasa. He currently has a 3.4 GPA. Ben placed 6th in his state championship in 2012 and 2nd in 2013.

Cutter Gouker (Arizona) competes in the sport of wrestling for Blue Ridge High School. He currently has a 3.8 GPA and is ranked #11 in his class. He has a combined SAT score of 1290. Cutter placed 5th in his 2011 state championship and 7th in 2012. He has a career record of 102-32.

Jack Gugel (New York) competes in the sport of Cross Country and Track at Jordan Elbridge High School for Coach Roger Roman. He currently has a 3.9 GPA and is ranked #7 in his class. He placed 18th in the Cross Country State Championships this year and was selected to the New York State All State Team in Cross Country.

Murphy Hagen (Georgia) competes in the sport of wrestling at Carrollton High School for Coach Ryan Wilman. He currently has a 3.4 GPA. He placed 4th at his 2013 state wrestling championships.

Rhett Hembree (Georgia) competes in the sport of wrestling at Carrollton High School for Coach Ryan Wilman. He currently has a 3.5 GPA. He placed 2nd in his 2011 state championships, 3rd in 2012 and was a state champion in 2013. He has a career record of 156-11.

Tony Bob Holden (Arizona) competes in the sport of football at Blue Ridge High School. He currently has a 3.6 GPA and is ranked #57 in his class. He was named 1st team All State.

Josef Johnson (New Jersey) competes in the sport of wrestling at the Delbarton School for Coach Bryan Stoll. He currently has a 3.9 GPA. He placed 7th in his state wrestling championships this year and has a career record of 80-26.

John Kenyon (Idaho) competes in the sport of wrestling at Lewiston High School for Coach Jake Scoles. He currently has a GPA of 4.0 and is ranked #1 in his class. He has an SAT score of 1150. He is a three-time runner up in the Idaho state wrestling championships. He has a career record of 98-22. His college plans are to study engineering.

Howard Kilpatrick III (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Bacon Academy for Coaches Michael Voiland and Mike Morris, Jr. He currently has a 3.7 GPA. He placed 2nd in his state championships in 2012 and was a state champion in 2013. He has a career record of 90-13.

Walker Lee (Arizona) competes in the sport of football at Blue Ridge High School. He currently has a GPA of 3.5 and is ranked #68 in his class. He was named 1st Team All State in the position of defensive end.

Allison J. Lynch (West Virginia) competes in the sports of Cross Country & Track at Morgantown High School for Coach Mike Ryan. She currently has a GPA of 4.0 and a combined SAT score of 1255. She is a three-time state place winner in her sport.

Jordan MacKenzie (Arizona) competes in the sport of Track & Field at Blue Ridge High School. She currently has a GPA of 3.9 and ranks #36 in her class. She competes in the High Jump and placed 6th in her 2012 state championships.

Devon MarcAurele (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Ledyard High School for Coach Steven Bilheimer. He currently has a 3.9 GPA and is ranked #9 in his class of 242. Devon is a two-time state champion in 2011 and 2012. He placed 2nd in 2013. He has a career record of 99-12.

Amanda McCray (Arizona) competes in the sport of soccer at Blue Ridge High School. She currently has a GPA of 3.8 and is ranked #27 in her class. She was named First Team All-State this year in her position of midfield.

Maison Power (Arizona) competes in the sport of soccer at Blue Ridge High School. She currently has a 3.9 GPA. Was was named First Team All State this year.

Robert Querrey (Missouri) competes in the sport of wrestling at Plattsburg High School for Coach Brandon Burns. He currently has a GPA of 4.0 and is ranked #3 in his class. He placed 6th in his state wrestling championships in 2012.

Austin Richard (Tennessee) competes in the sport of wrestling at Wilson Central High School for Coaches John Kramer and Ken Hammonds. He currently has a 3.5 GPA. He is a two-time state place winner, finishing 6th in 2012 and 2nd in 2013. His season record this year was 63-5.

Mike Rose (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Old Saybrook High School for Coach Eric Manuel. He currently has a 3.8 GPA. He placed 4th in his state wrestling championship in 2013.

Anthony Sanchez (New Mexico) competes in the sport of wrestling at Del Norte High School for Coach Brian Vargas. He currently has a 3.9 GPA and is ranked #12 in his class. He is a two-time place winner, finishing 5th in 2012 and 3rd in 2013. He has a career record of 63-19.

Naomi Schimmel (Arizona) competes in the sport of soccer at Blue Ridge High School. She currently has a 3.9 GPA and is ranked #36 in her class. She was named Second Team All State in her position of Goal keeper.

Alec Shunnarah (Alabama) competes in the sport of wrestling at Hoover High School for Coach Steve Knutson. He currently has a 3.7 GPA and is ranked #135 in his class. He placed 3rd in his state championship in 2012 and was a state champion in 2013. He has a career record of 108-19.

Tyler Silverthorn (New York) competes in the sport of wrestling at General Brown High School for Coach Mike Hartle. He currently has a 3.7 GPA. He is a two-time state place winner, finishing 6th in 2012 and 5th in 2013. He has a career record of 152-29. His college plans are to continue his education at East Stroudsburg University and study Business Management.

Eddie Small (Tennessee) competes in the sport of wrestling at Wilson Central High School for Coaches John Kramer and Ken Hammonds. He currently has a GPA of 4.0. He placed 4th in his 2013 state championships and had a season record of 60-8.

Kaleb Tackett (Idaho) competes in the sport of wrestling at Columbia High School for Coach Todd Cady. He currently has a 3.9 GPA and is ranked #24 in his class. He is a two-time state place winner, finishing 4th in 2012 and 3rd in 2013.

Austin Underwood (Florida) competes in the sport of wrestling at Jesuit High School for Coach Mike Scicchitano. He currently has a 3.4 GPA. He placed 2nd in the Florida State Wrestling Championships in 2013 and has a career record of 89-17.

Presley R Wilson (Texas) competes in the sport of Diving at The Kinkaid School for Coach Erica Meyer. He currently has a 3.6 GPA. He was named to the Texas All-State Team this year and took 5th place in the SPC.

Shane Wilson (Maryland) competes in the sport of wrestling at DeMatha Catholic High School for Coach Richard Messier. He currently has a 3.8 GPA and is in the top 6 % of his class. He is a three-time state place winner, finishing 4th in 2011, 6th in 2012, and 5th in 2013. He is looking at Stanford or Columbia for his college career.

Jennifer Yang (Michigan) competes in the sport of golf at Troy Athens High School for Coach Dan Cooper. She currently has a 4.2 GPA and is ranked #1 in her class. She is a two-time state place winner, finishing 18th in 2012 and 11th in 2013. She is a two-year Captain of her golf team. She was also named First Team All State.

 

Class of 2015

Ramon Artlaga, Jr. (New Mexico) competes in the sport of wrestling for Del Norte High School for Coach Brian Vargas. He currently has a GPA of 3.4 and is ranked #43 in his sophomore class. He placed 5th in his state wrestling championship.

Ian Butterbrodt (Massachusetts) competes for St. Johns Prep for Coach Manny Costa. He currently has a 4.43 GPA. He was a state wrestling champion this year at 220 lbs. and had a 57-1 season record, with a career record of 100-6.

Victoria Cooke (West Virginia) competes in the sport of Cross Country at Morgantown High School for Coach Mike Ryan. She currently has a GPA of 3.7. She was a state champion in her freshman year and this year placed 9th in her state tournament.

Cole DePasquale (Virginia) competes in the sport of wrestling for Robinson Secondary School for Coach Bryan Hazard and Coach John DePasquale. He currently has a GPA of 4.3. He placed 2nd in his state championship tournament at 170 lbs this year. He also placed 6th at the NHSCA Sophomore Nationals in Virginia Beach. He is considering attending one of the military academies for his college career.

Austin Eveler (Missouri) competes in the sport of wrestling for Coach Ethan Hauck at Lee’s Summit West High School. He currently has a 3.6 GPA and has a class rank of #120. He placed 2nd in his state wrestling championship this year and had a season record of 50-5.

Tavis Bartlett (Wyoming) competes in the sport of wrestling at Cheyenne East High School for Coach Thad Trujillo. He currently has a 4.0 GPA and is ranked #1 in his class. He is a two-time state champion and has a career record of 93-5.

Andres Gandara (Arizona) competes in the sport of wrestling at Cibola High School for Coach Jose Nunez. He currently has a GPA of 3.9 and is ranked #15 in his class. He is a two-time state place winner, finishing 6th his freshman year and 2nd this year as a sophomore. His sophomore season record was 40-7.

Justin Knipper (South Carolina) competes in the sport of wrestling at Socastee High School for Coach Jeff Gibbons.   He currently has a GPA of 3.4. He finished 5th place in his state wrestling championships as a freshman and 1st place as a sophomore. He has a career record of 56-3.

Grace Knox (Arizona) competes in the sport of soccer at Blue Ridge High School. She currently has a GPA of 3.8 and is ranked #13 in her class. She was named Division IV 2nd team all state.

John Kramer (Tennessee) competes in the sport of wrestling at Wilson Central High School for Coaches John Kramer and Ken Hammonds. He currently has a 3.5 GPA. He finished at 6th place at his state wrestling championships as a freshman and 2nd place as a sophomore. He had a season record this year of 62-2.

Michael Lapia (Connecticut) competes in the sport of wrestling at Stratford High School for Coaches Dan German and Mike Roy. He currently has a GPA of 3.4 and is ranked #16 in his class. He placed 6th in his state championships this year and has a career record of 49-27.

Taylor Lujan (Georgia) competes in the sport of wrestling at Carrollton High School for Coach Ryan Wilman. He currently has a 3.9 GPA and is ranked #43 in his class. He is a two-time state champion and has a career record of 117-1.

Adam Martz (Maryland) competes in the sport of wrestling at Mountain Ridge High School for Coaches Alan Twigg and Rob Waller. He currently has a 3.9 GPA and is ranked #51 in his class. He finished 1st in his wrestling state championship as a freshman and 2nd as a sophomore. He has a career record of 82-4. His college plans are to attend Penn State University.

Alex Millen (Rhode Island) competes in the sport of wrestling at Narragansett High School for Coach Michael Millen. He currently has a 3.8 GPA and is ranked #60 in his class. He placed 4th in his state wrestling championships this year and has a career record of 75-20.

Richard Mills (New Hampshire) competes in the sport of wrestling at Winnisquam Regional High School for Coach Paul Hry. He currently has a GPA of 3.6. He won the state wrestling championship his freshman year and this year finished 4th. He has a career record of 67-15. He hopes to wrestle in college and major in pre-med.

Andrea Pettit (West Virginia) competes in the sport of Cross Country at Morgantown High School for Coach Mike Ryan. She currently has a GPA of 4.0. She was a member of the AAA State Cross Country Championship Team in 2011 and 2012. She earned All-State honors this year. She hopes to pursue a career in the medical profession.

Elena Skaribas (Texas) competes in the sport of Swimming at St. John’s School for Coach Ron Raper. She has a 99 average academically. In 2012 she had four state place finishes in different events. In 2013 she also had four state place finishes.

 

Class of 2016

Marco Dominguez (Arizona) competes in the sport of wrestling at Ironwood Ridge High School for Coach Tim Berrier. He placed 3rd in his state wrestling championship this year.

Leah Dupre (Ohio)   5th place finisher in Breaststroke at the Ohio State Swimming Championships. Leah has a GPA of 3.75 with a class rank of #21. She competes for Coach Kevin Maness at Mariemont High School.

Noel Higgason (Texas) competes in swimming for St. John’s School in Texas for Coach Ronald Raper. He currently has a 3.6 GPA and competes in the sport of swimming. This year he finished 7th in the 100 Butterfly and 3rd in the Medley Relay in the SPC meet.

Blake Stamas (Rhode Island) competes in wrestling for Coach Lee Stamas at Exeter/West Greenwich High School. He currently has a GPA of 3.6. He placed 5th in his state wrestling championship this year and had a season record of 25-5.

Kyle Taylor (Arizona) competes in the sport of wrestling at Ironwood Ridge High School for Coach Tim Berrier. He currently has a GPA of 4.2. He placed 4th in his state wrestling championship this year.

Tim Wofford (Idaho) competes in wrestling for coach Todd Cady at Columbia High School. He currently has a GPA of 3.6. He placed 4th in his state wrestling championship and had a career record of 22-11.


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