2012 Cadet and Junior National Championships

A Handful of Locals Make the Trip to Fargo, ND

Freestyle Competition Now Underway!!!

The Asics/Vaughn Cadet and Junior National Championships are taking place in Fargo, ND from July 14 through July 21.  For the wrestling junkie….it doesn’t get any better than Fargo!  24 mats….Freestyle, Greco-Roman, Women’s Freestyle…Cadet and Junior Divisions….did I mention 24 mats!!!!!!

TheMat.com’s Cadet & Junior Nationals Special Section

From the information I have so far, four Section 9 wrestlers have made the journey to Fargo.  As I learn of any others, I will add them to the below table which will provide their complete results. 

Chris Cuccolo (Pine Bush) Cadet Freestyle 94 lbs
– won by decision over Rian Burris (SC) 7-2, 5-0
     – lost by decision to Jordan Aquino (CA) 2-4, 0-3
     – lost by decision to Skyler  Hieronimus (MN) 1-2, 0-6 

Chris Cuccolo (Pine Bush) Cadet Greco-Roman 94 lbs
     – winner by fall over Tanner Tidswell (TN) 2-0, 1:15
     – lost by decision to Paul Fitterer (MN) 0-3, 0-3…Fitterer went undefeated in pool
     – won by decision over Bridger Carpenter (ID) 1-0, 4-0
     – winner by fall over Jacob Gardiner (CA) 3-0, 1:12
     – won by decision over Jon Gabriel 1-1, 6-4 ….Cuccolo will wrestle in the medal round!!!
     – won by decision over Tanner Cox (UT) 1-0, 4-0
Great performance by Pine Bush junior Chris Cuccolo.  He finished 5th in the country and his only loss came to the wrestler who finished 3rd…he defeated the kid who finished 2nd!!

Jacob Wood (Kingston) Cadet Freestyle 170 lbs
– lost by decision to Jared Langley (KS) 0-3, 0-6
     – lost by fall to Chance Cooper (MO) 0-7, 1:34

Jacob Wood (Kingston) Cadet Greco-Roman 170 lbs
     – winner by fall over Daniel Burnley (IL) :22
     – lost by decision to Isaac Florel (MN) 1-3, 0-6
     – lost by fall to Casey Beaver (IA) 3-0, :24

Austin Weigel (Onteora) Junior Freestyle 170 lbs     
     – lost by fall to Brett Harner (PA) 7-0, 1:57
     – won by decision over Johnny Perez (KS) 3-0, 1-0
     – lost by decision to Adam Drain (IA) 0-2, 0-3

Terrence Cheeks (NFA) Junior Greco-Roman 285 lbs 
     – lost by fall to Jacob Semple (MO) 7-0, :51
     – lost by fall to Sam Stoll (MN) :28

Terrence Cheeks (NFA) Junior Freestyle 285 lbs
     – lost by decision to Jacob Semple (MO) 1-1, 0-6
     – lost by decision to Austin Sinyard (NV) 3-1, 0-3, 1-3

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