2003 Dapper Dan Wrestling Classic
Sunday, March 16, 2003


Brandon Tucker vs Kyle Kemmerer


Brandon Hardy vs Dan Enciso


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USA All-Stars 48  Pennsylvania  All-Stars 7 
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112 Brandon Tucker, Broken Arrow OK pin  Kyle Kemmerer Brandywine Heights 3:12 
119
OW Mark McKnight Chartiers Valley mdec Eric Sanders Wabasha MN 14-6
125 Joe Makara Burrell dec Mack Reiter Jesup IA 3-1 
130 Daniel Frishkorn, Great Bridge VA mdec Dana Gingerich Delone Catholic 16-6
135 Ryan Lang St. Edwards OH pin Scott Heckman Bangor 3:12
140 Ryan Davis Blair NJ mdec Matt Kocher State College 9-1
145 C.P. Schlatter St. Paris OH dec Jeff Ecklof Northampton 1-0
152 Eric Tannenbaum, Naperville IL  injdef Taylor Letters Shaler 0:43
160 Mark Perry Blair NJ dec Zac Frying North Penn 9-1
171 Brent Parkey Madill OK dec Josh Weitzel Oxford 3-2
189
OW Roger Kish Lapeer MI pin Jake Herbert North Allegheny 5:47
215 Jared Villers Akron OH dec Josh Kirsch Mount Union 7-3
275 Grant Miller Hononegah IL  dec Tyler Rees Northern 8-2

Turning Point Award - Ryan Lang

USA

Pennsylvania

112 Brandon Tucker,  Broken Arrow HS  Coweta. OK 4X 152-9 Kyle Kemmerer Brandywine Heights 121-35 1 X 
119 Eric Sanders  Kellogg HS Wabasha MN  4X 166-5 North Dakota State Mark McKnight Chartiers Valley 130-12 1 X
125 Mack Reiter Don Bosco HS Jesup  Iowa 4X  180-3 Minnesota Joe Makara Burrell 140-19 2 X
130 Daniel Frishkorn, Great Bridge HS Chesapeake VA 4X 182-11 Oklahoma State  Dana Gingerich Delone Catholic 131-18 1 X 
135 Ryan Lang  St. Edwards Cleveland OH 4X Northwestern 153-17 Scott Heckman Bangor 137-18 
140 Ryan Davis  Blair Academy NJ 3X 158-8 Oklahoma State  Matt Kocher State College 123-20 1 X Pittsburgh
145 C.P. Schlatter Graham HS St. Paris OH 4X 165-1 Minnesota  Jeff Ecklof Northampton 154-20 2 X 
152 Eric Tannenbaum, North HS Naperville IL 3X 175-1 Michigan  Taylor Letters Shaler 155-19 
160 Mark Perry Blair Academy NJ 2X 161-6 Iowa  Zac Frying North Penn 151-22 2 X West Virginia
171 Brent Parkey of Madill HS OK 3X 149-11 Oklahoma State  Josh Weitzel Oxford 150-15 Michigan
189 Roger Kish Lapeer West HS Lapeer MI 4X  252-2  Minnesota Jake Herbert North Allegheny 138-18 1 X Northwestern
215 Jared Villers St. Vincent-St. Mary HS Akron OH2X  142-17 Illinois State  Josh Kirsch Mount Union 123-18 1 X
275 Grant Miller Hononegah HS IL 2X 161-17 Tyler Rees Northern 133-17 1 X Rider College
. 2196-107 Combined Record 43 - State Championships  1786 - 251 Combined Record 13 - State Championships 

 

WPIAL All-Stars  29 Virginia All-Stars 24 
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112 Mike Goslicky Thomas Jefferson dec Matt Lantz Frank Cox 7-1
119 Drew Headlee Waynesburg dec Christian Smith Western Branch 5-3 
125
OW Brandon Hardy Western Branch pin Dan Enciso Valley 3:33
130 Sam Alveranga Edison pin J. J. Zanetta Keystone Oaks 4:03
135 Donnie Ooton Great Bridge dec Eric Svec Greensburg Salem 5-4
140 Jared Shields Burrell dec Patrick Bowman Stonewall Jackson 11-6 
145 Kirk Main McGuffey pin David Metzler Turner Ashby 2:01 
152
OW Albert Miles Canon McMillan pin Scott Fisher Colonial Forge 1:14
160 Ajay Foreman Great Bridge dec Damian Johnson Shady Side Academy 9-8 ro
171 Mike Corcetti Kiski Area mdec Mike Belew Great Bridge 14-4
189 Eric Cassidy North Allegheny mdec Rob Valentine Mount Vernon 13-1
215 Brendan Raedy Cetreville
dec Nick San Doval Central Catholic 2-0
275 Joe Morrison Frank Cox dec Tim Frank Fox Chapel 0-0 tb

 

Virginia

WPIAL

112 Matt Lantz Frank Cox 44-3 1 X State Champion Mike Goslicky Thomas Jefferson 36-5 117-24 2nd, 2nd
119 Christian Smith Western Branch 47-4 167-15 3 X State Champion Drew Headlee Waynesburg 31-7 136-28 4th, 3rd, 3rd, 3rd
125 owBrandon Hardy Western Branch 41-0 176-10 2 X State Champion Dan Enciso Valley 33-4 106-19 1st
130 Sam Alveranga Edison 40-1 124-23 1 X State Runner-up J. J. Zanetta Keystone Oaks 33-2 109-20 4th
135 Donnie Ooton Great Bridge 47-5 156-14 3 X State Champion Eric Svec Greensburg Salem 35-6 102-38 2nd
140 Patrick Bowman Stonewall Jackson 32-6 101-41 4th Place Jared Shields Burrell 42-2 125-36 1st, 2nd, 3rd
145 David Metzler Turner Ashby 27-1 110-18 1 X State Champion owKirk Main McGuffey 30-5 103-34 1st, 1st, dnp, 2nd
152 Scott Fisher Colonial Forge 37-6 141-36 1 X State Champion Albert Miles Canon McMillan 38-3 122-28 3rd, 4th, 3rd
160 Ajay Foreman Great Bridge 45-8 143-43 3 X State Champion Damian Johnson Shady Side Academy 39-3 134-22 1st, 2nd, 3rd
171 Mike Belew Great Bridge 44-7 101-51 1 X State Runner-up Mike Corcetti Kiski Area 39-3 129-29 3rd, dnp, 4th
189 Rob Valentine Mount Vernon 40-6 115-29 1 X State Runner-up Eric Cassidy North Allegheny 37-4 119-34 1st, 3rd
215 Brendan Raedy Cetreville 36-3 102-43 2 X State Runner-up Nick San Doval Pittsburgh Central Catholic 33-3 98-20 2nd
275 Joe Morrison Frank Cox 42-8 1 X State Runner-up Tim Frank Fox Chapel 36-3 94-43 1st
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Combined Record 14 State Championships

1494 - 375 Combined Record  7 WPIAL Championships 

Coaches: 
Chuck Tursky Kiski Area WPIAL AAA Team Champions, PIAA AAA Team Runner-ups
Mark Mears Mount Peasant WPIAL AA Team Champions 

Virginia Coaches
Steve Martin Great Bridge High School 
Roy Hill Hayfield High School

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Dapper Dan Wrestling Classic adds three blue-chip wrestlers

Dapper Dan Wrestling Classic adds three elite wrestlers to USA team
Two Blue Chippers Selected First To Dapper Dan Classic United States Team

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