SIC wrestling preview: The valley of champions

Twelve state champs return to Treasure Valley teams; Centennial (5A), Columbia (4A) defend titles.

rroberts@idahostatesman.comDecember 17, 2013 

Centennial’s Hayden Tuma, top, is one of two returning 5A state champions for the Patriots, who won the 2013 team title with a tournament-record 318.5 points. Tuma, a University of Nebraska signee, has three state championships and a 125-4 prep record. He’ll move up from 138 to 145 pounds this season, while teammate and 145-pound champion Jon Jay Chavez, a Cornell commit, goes to 170.

DARIN OSWALD — Idaho Statesman file

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Boise Braves

Coach: Bill Braseth, seventh season

2012-13 district, state place: Third, fifth

Returning state placers: Nick Roman (152, fifth)

Projected lineup: Gavin Barkley (106), Manuel Mellow (113), James Stevens (120), Isaac Peters (126), Jhoel Morales (132), Isaiah Campbell (138), Cooper Henson (145), Nick Roman (152), Abdu Isakov (160), John Ojuwku (170), Sage Lords (182), Ian Culley (195), Josh Todd (220)

Borah Lions

Coach: Bill West, 13th season

2012-13 district, state place: Seventh, 11th

Returning state champions: DeVaughn Sapien (113)

Returning state placers: Dorian Sapien (106, second), Shea Randall (98, second), Josh Slater (126, sixth), Jonny Blanton (138, sixth), Taylor Owen (145, sixth), Tony De Stasio (285, fourth in 2012)

Projected lineup: Peter Huntsman (98), Shea Randall (106), Dorian Sapien (113), DeVaughn Sapien (120), Soe Reh (126), Daniel White (132), Josh Slater (138), Justin Lisonbee (145), Taylor Owen (152), Merlin Bope-Miongolo/Jonny Blanton (160), Liam Vandergrift (182), Donovan Jankowski (195), Eric Thrift (220), Tony De Stasio (285)

Capital Eagles

Coach: Jody Webb, 10th season

2012-13 district, state place: Fourth, seventh

Returning state placers: Jacob Fields (220, third), Blake Collins (145, fifth)

Projected lineup: Mysun Mather (98), Sean Ferguson (106), Arthur Ferguson (113), Austin Iorga (120), Trevor Theil (126), Eli Smith (132), Tyrus Newell (138), Blake Collins (145), Jeff Neill (152), Kyle McCullough (160), Elmar Umarov (170), Braydon Ball (182), Colin Garcia (195), Owen Midkiff (220), Jacob Fields (285)

Centennial Patriots

Coach: Collin Robertson, ninth season

2012-13 district, state place: First, first

Returning state champions: Hayden Tuma (138), Jon Jay Chavez (145)

Returning state placers: Dakota Wall (126, second in 2012), Matthew Park (126, second), Logan Blackwood (220, second), Kenny Raymes (145, third), Jake Garrison (106, third), Trent Johnson (98, fourth), Anthony Phero (98, sixth), Luke Algate (113, sixth), Ryan Despain (152, sixth), Talon Derrick (170, sixth), Austin Leiva (285, sixth)

Projected lineup: Anthony Phero (98), Trent Johnson (106), Jake Garrison (113), Jaron Chavez (120/126), Luke Algate (126), Kalob McFarlane/Matthew Park (132), Dakota Wall (138), Hayden Tuma (145), Kenny Raymes (152), Amrakh Aliyev/Brendan Teague (160), Jon Jay Chavez (170), Talon Derrick/Ryan Despain (182), Joey Gutierrez/James Humphrey (195), Logan Blackwood (220), Austin Leiva/Nick Bowcutt (285)

Eagle Mustangs

Coach: Mike Stone, sixth season

2012-13 district, state place: Ninth, 17th

Returning state placers: Coy Beasley (106, fifth), Brice Jones (120, fourth)

Projected lineup: Andrew Martin (113), Coy Beasley (120), Brice Jones (126), Colt Luzkow (132), Harrison Rae (138), Brennan Ray (145), Brady Chauvin (152), Carson Hopp (160), Todd Durham (170), Dakota Martin (182), Scott Jones (195), Alex Thompson (220), Matt Bishop (285)

Meridian Warriors

Coach: Brad Muri, second season

2012-13 district, state place: Third, eighth

Returning state champions: Harley DiLulo (182)

Returning state placers: John Hensley (170, second)

Projected lineup: Tyler Mortensen (98), Nic Carrier (106), Tyson Hernandez (113), Alex Hendrickson (120), Tanner Wiese (126), Josh Robinson (132), Mason Smith (138), David Griffin (145), Chase Schwisow (152), Kodi Newberry (160), Brandon Wells (170), John Hensley (182), Harley DiLulo (195), Alajandro Hernandez (220), Colten Smillie (285)

Mountain View Mavericks

Coach: Kevin Wood, first season

2012-13 district, state place: Second, third

Returning state champions: Riley Connolly (126)

Returning state placers: Chance Hudson (106, fourth), Demetrius Romero (138, third)

Projected lineup: Antony Mello (98), Adrian Jones (113), Austin Likes (120), Chance Hudson (126), Riley Connolly (132), Keenan Pratwell (138), Demetrius Romero (145), Isaia Rangel (152), Jared Laub (160), Jacob Wallace (170), Isaac Skelton (182), Alex Hester (195), Damien Peterson (220), Owen Caldwell (285)

Rocky Mountain Grizzlies

Coach: Guy Bullock, fourth season

2012-13 district, state place: Sixth, 15th

Projected lineup: Tyler Souza (98), Brady Hine (106), London Soper (113), Max Miller (120), Nate Cooper (126), Beau Burgmeister (132), Spencer Rich (138), Jimmy Moriarty (145), Dakota Boren (152), Jake Lee (160), Steven Wardian (170), Sawyer Shan (182), Owen Stark (195), Jared Fox-Farrell (220), Seth Patchell (285)

Timberline Wolves

Coach: Andrew DeLoney, third season

2012-13 district, state place: 10th, 19th

Projected lineup: Ethan Kittelson (106), Nick Phillips (113), Ju-Li Jackson (120), Joey Mannibuson (126), Julius Cowen (132), Branden Phanmaha (138), Ian Sweet (145), Niko Watkins (152), Mike Porter (160), Tyus Zimmerman (170), Conner Wells (182), Paul Michael Dewitt (195), Manase Mullner (220), Thayne Dennison/Kayden Stewart (285)

Vallivue Falcons

Coach: Armando Roggio, first season

2012-13 district, state place: Eighth, 13th

Returning state placers: Pedro Villagomez (98, third)

Projected lineup: Dylan White (98), Pedro Villagomez (106), Randy Rodriguez (113), Rafael Arce (120), Omar Lopez (126), Justin Stattner (132), Irvin Angulo (138), Jeff Cook (145), Tim Sommerfield (152), Ian Roggio (160), Liam Spence (170), Tony Campbell (182), Jacob Martinez (195), Cesar Vargas (220), Patrick Arguello (285).

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Bishop Kelly Knights

Coach: Dan Neef

2012-13 district, state place: Ninth, 22nd

Returning state placers: Corey Hoch (285, second)

Projected lineup: Chance Hense (113), Rapheal Rodriguez (120), Jacob Bakken (126), Christopher Doiron (132), Joshua Barrell (138), Rick LaFond (145), Cody Hinkle (152), Daniel Cantrell (160), Mark Greene (170),John Baumgardner (195), Corey Hoch (285)

Caldwell Cougars

Coach: Jeff Kloetzer, seventh season

2012-13 district, state place: Fourth, eighth

Projected lineup: Dante Carreno (98), Brenden Runnels (106), Brandon Gonzalez (113), Cyrus Salcedo (120), Alawnzo Manzanares (126), Adrian Adame (132), John Garcia (138), Julian Barrientez (145), Armondo Gutierrez (152), Brooks Ney (160), Brittan Hamilton (170), Chris Lamkins (182), Andrew Garcia (195)

Columbia Wildcats

Coach: Todd Cady, eighth season

2012-13 district, state place: First, first

Returning state champions: Tristian Jarboe (145), Garrett Grigsby (160)

Returning state placers: Adam Campos (98, second), Tim Wofford (98, fourth), Kaleb Tackett (106, third)

Projected lineup: Adam Campos (106), Kaleb Tackett (113), Chris Velasco (120), Jared Melton (126), Flavio Rosales (132), Bryson Hockett (138), Tristian Jarboe (145), Tanner Hughes (152), Joel Campos (160), Garrett Grigsby (170), Chase Packard (182), Scott McDonald (195), Abel Soto (220), Daniel Rodriguez (285)

Emmett Huskies

Coach: Rob Kassebaum, first season

2012-13 district, state place: Eighth, 23rd

Returning state placers: Alexander Garcia (285, sixth)

Projected lineup: James Lutes (126), Juan Ayala (138), Logan Crawshaw (145),Roby Johnson (152), Angus Roeper (160),Paden Bailey (170), Jeremy Walker (182),Zach Hall (215), Alexander Garcia (285)

Kuna Kavemen

Coach: Pat Owens, seventh season

2012-13 district, state place: Second, second

Returning state champions: Casey Cobb (113), Jake Lords (132), Michael Cook (126)

Returning state placers: Jacoby Peterson (106, second), Kurtis Loftis (145, second), Tyler Jaramillo (138, third), Christian Brandon (170, second), Jordan Nolan (182, second), JC English (285, third)

Projected lineup: Carson Wilcock (98), Brady Barroso/Peyton Perez (106), Jacoby Peterson/Jacoby Sturman (113), Coby Contreras/Dillon Vinson (120), Casey Cobb/Hayden Kesling (126), Michael Cook/Nathan Altamirano (132), Kurtis Loftis/Mikhail Kidd (138), Dusty Jones/Zack Velez (145), Tyler Jaramillo/Jordan Wick (152), Levi Perry/Carl Henze (160), Brayden Shell/Jesse Novak (170), Jordan Nolan/Esaisas Garcia (182), Colton Kesling/Connor Holcomb (195), Andres Rodriguez/Jacob Kellogg (220), JC English/Quenten Weeks (285)

Middleton Vikings

Coach: Keith Love, 13th season

2012-13 district, state place: Fifth, ninth

Projected lineup: Carson Elison (106), Sam Aguila (113), Larimie Asher (120), Ismael Daniel (126), Tyler Lucarelli (132), Alex Lewno (138), Coit Herrick (145), Randon Gyer (152), Brennan Lucarelli (160), Hayden Barnes (170), Garbiel Lamas (182)

Mountain Home Tigers

Coach: Lynn Knudson, 20th season

2012-13 district, state place: Seventh, 14th

Returning state placers: Jacob Lucas (98, fifth)

Projected lineup: Pierce Mederios (98), Jacob Lucas (106), Kanoa Doronio (113), David Welle (120), Marxus Bernal (126), Tyler Heath (132), Jordan Pendleton (138), Tanner Sessions (145), Levi Abrahamson (152), Charlie Shoemaker (160), Jake Ryan (170), Blake Spagnolo (182), Josh Deal (195), Dallin Dearing (220), Solomon Chung Hee (285)

Nampa Bulldogs

Coach: Wally Lester, 21st season

2012-13 district, state place: Third, fourth

Returning state champions: Bryce Fogelman (98), Mikel Perales (120)

Projected lineup: Bryce Fogelman (106), Scott Danner (113), Mikel Perales (120), Freddy Sanchez (126), Mario Reyes (132), Dahlan Silvis (138), Cesar Ceniceros (145), Tyler Cobb (152), Andrew Hilton (160), Afton Silvis (170), Jacoby Regalvo (182), Jon Gomez (195), Cory Lester (220), Joey Tonga (285)

Skyview Hawks

Coach: Steven Fleshman, first season

2012-13 district, state place: Sixth, 15th

Projected lineup: Tryston DeHority (98), Braden Hampton/Cory Choate (106), Max Hillman (113), Weston Hergert (126), Houston Gallup (132), Blaze Park (138), Logan Eilers (145), Colton Jantz (152), Landon Eilers (160), Owen Rockwood (170), Jack Riniker (182), Anthony McClain (195), Pedro Galvan (220), Kolo Tongamoa (285)

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