ASICS/Vaughan Junior & Cadet National Championships
Arkansas was well represented for the 5th straight year in the Junior & Cadet National Championships the week of July 15th – 20th in Fargo, ND.
Our state was represented by Cadet Greco, Junior Greco, Cadet Freestyle and Junior Freestyle teams.
Cadet Division: Aaron Grigsby placed 8th with a record of 5-3 in Cadet Greco – (Earned All-American Status)
Other Cadet top performers were:
Nick Noel with a record of 5-2
Michael Crockett had an excellent debut with a record of 2-2
Top performances in the Junior Division:
Tyler Mann with a record of 3-2 (2012 All-American)
Jeff Bizzell with a record of 3-2
This years team was composed of 40 wrestlers from throughout the state:
Coach Grigsby, Coach West, Coach Butler, Coach Simmons and Coach Kincaid,
Team Leaders: Pat and Chelsea Smith, State Chairman- Kristi Mann
Arkansas was represented for the first time with our own Highly Qualified Official – Randy Steen