Wrestling Top Contenders List, boys

Courtesy of wrestling guru and HHSAA wrestling coordinator Keith Matsumoto:

As of Jan. 17, 2011

Top contenders by weight class (no particular order)


MIT = Maui Invitational Tournament

HWOA = Hawaii Wrestling Officials Association tourney

BOYS

108

Josh Terao, Pac-Five: 108 champion at MIT. Defeated Cabbat at MIT.

Elomar Cabbat, Baldwin: Third at 2010 state tourney. 108 champion at HWOA.

Tristan Kamaka, Pearl City: Placer at HWOA.

Braydon Akeo, Mililani: Placer at HWOA, MIT

114

Cassidy Oshiro, Pac-Five: 114 champion at HWOA, MIT. 108 state champion last year.

Jonathan Kamaka III, Pearl City: Placer at HWOA.

Dennis Taira, Kaimuki: Placer at HWOA. Fifth at 108 last year, state tourney.

Logan Yamamoto, ‘Iolani: Placer at HWOA, MIT.

120

Ryan Nakagawa, Kaiser: 120 champion at MIT. Second at 114 last year, state tourney.

Evan Yamamoto, Punahou: 120 champion at HWOA.

Sage Aoki, Konawaena: State placer at HWOA, MIT. Fourth at 108 last year, state tourney.

Jacob Palimoo, Moanalua: Fourth at 114 last year, state tourney.

125

David Terao, Pac-Five: 125 champion at MIT. 120 state champion last year.

Bryant Fukushima, Punahou: 125 champion at HWOA. Runner-up at 120 last year, state tourney.

Stefan Fujimoto, Kaiser: Placer at HWOA.

Brandon Lum, ‘Iolani: Placer at HWOA, MIT.

130

Todd Murakawa, Punahou: 130 champion at HWOA. 125 champion last year, state tourney.

Tyson Kuahine, Kamehameha: Placer at HWOA. Third at 114 last year, state tourney.

Holden Takahashi, ‘Iolani: 130 champion at MIT. Placer at HWOA.

Robert Kim, Mililani: Placer at MIT.

135

Shayden Terukina, Kamehameha: 135 champion at HWOA. Two-time state champion. First at 130 last year, state tourney.

Brett Will, Punahou: Placer at HWOA.

Simon Blair, Molokai: 135 champion at MIT.

Derek Lee-Loy, Moanalua: Placer at HWOA.

140

Jacob Luning-Hoshino, Kamehameha: 140 champion at HWOA. Two-time state champion. First at 135 last year, state tourney.

Sean Hew-Len, Castle: Placer at HWOA. Fifth at 135 last year, state tourney.


John Hommel, Moanalua: Placer at HWOA. Sixth at 135 last year, state tourney.

Shavis Wilson, Damien: 140 champion at MIT. Sixth at 140 last year, state tourney.

145

Ian Akamine, ‘Iolani: 145 champion at HWOA and MIT. Two-time state champion. First at 145 last year, state tourney.

Chanse Uyeda, Lahainaluna: 145 champion at HWOA. Placer at MIT. Fourth at 140 last year, state tourney.

Tyler Yonemori, Waiakea: Placer at HWOA, MIT.

Landon Oka, Damien: Placer at MIT.

152

Bryan Peralta, Punahou: 152 champion at HWOA. Third at 135 last year, state tourney.

Chaeden Grace-Reyes, Farrington: Placer at HWOA. Fourth at 135 last year, state tourney.

Scott Nalu, Lahainaluna: Placer at HWOA, MIT.

Stalin Meyer, Aiea: Placer at HWOA. Third at 140 last year, state tourney.

160

Laurent “L.J.” Remillard, Punahou: 160 champion at HWOA. Sixth at 160 last year, state tourney.

Geo Chavez-Pardini, Honokaa: Fifth at 160 last year, state tourney.

Jonathan Pico, King Kekaulike: 160 champion at MIT.

Norman Galacgac, Aiea: Placer at MIT.

171

Patrick Sheehan, Punahou: 171 champion at HWOA; defeated Raynard Cooper III (2-1 lifetime against Cooper). Second at 171 last year, state tourney.

Raynard Cooper III, Pearl City: Placer at HWOA. First at 160 last year, state tourney. Could still move back to 160.

Jesse Carney, Kalaheo: Placer at HWOA.

Kahikina Burgess, Kamehameha: Placer at HWOA. Fifth at 171 last year, state tourney.

189

Zach Hernandez, Punahou: 189 champion at HWOA. Second at 152 last year, state tourney.

Christopher-Mas Kuaiwa, Kamehameha: Placer at HWOA.

James Heron, Lahainaluna: 189 champion at MIT.

Dominic Munoz, Radford: Placer at HWOA.

215

Jheryl Makaiau, Kahuku: 215 champion at MIT. First at 285 last year, state tourney.

Evan Johnson, Punahou: Placer at HWOA. Third at 189 last year, state tourney.

Dane Pestano, Kamehameha: Placer at HWOA. Second at 215 last year, state tourney.

Ryo Chow, ‘Iolani: Placer at MIT.

285

Hayden Wills, Kamehameha: 285 champion at HWOA. Sixth at 285 last year, state tourney.

Jordan Hao, Molokai: 285 champion at MIT.


Devin Ching, Pearl City: Placer at HWOA.

Isiah Thompson, Campbell: Placer at HWOA.

COMMENTS

  1. pin2win January 25, 2011 1:43 am

    Lots of guessing and heavy on the IHL. The only ranking that matters is on Feb. 12th.


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