1995-96 All-Met Wrestling Team
Thursday, March 21, 1996
WRESTLER OF THE YEAR
Four-time All-Met. 125-pounder broke national records for most consecutive victories (187) and tournament victories (43). Became first wrestler to ever win four National Prep championships. Finished this season 56-0, his third consecutive undefeated season. Career record of 208-1. Four-time winner of St. Albans and WCAC tournaments. Will wrestle for Nebraska.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Thaddeus A. Kiesnowski
Directed 17-2 Nokesville school to third Virginia A title in four years and 10th consecutive Region B title; Has guided Tigers to five state championships and six runner-up finishes.
Third in Virginia AAA; Northern Region champion; Won Capitol Challenge and Nova Classic tournaments.
John P. Waters
Queen Anne's County
Maryland 4A/3A state and region champion; Career 74-24.
Repeat All-Met; Maryland 4A/3A state and region champion; Won SMAC and Northern tournaments for state runner-up team.
Maryland 4A/3A champion; Two-time regional champion; Career 62-7.
Virginia AAA champion; Three-time Northwestern Region and Commonwealth District champion for state runner-up team; Career 155-16.
Repeat All-Met; Two-time Maryland 4A/3A state champion; First in county and Douglass tournaments; Career 100-6.
Virginia AAA runner-up; First in Northwestern Region, Commonwealth District, Nova Classic, Atlee and Jefferson tournaments; Career 113-18.
Two-time Maryland 2A/1A state champion; Three-time region and two-time county champion; Career 94-8.
Third in Virginia AAA; Two-time Northwestern Region and three-time Commonwealth District champion; Career 101-9.
40-3 National Prep runner-up; Won St. Albans, Maryland Independent Schools and IAC tournaments; Career 122-26.
National Prep runner-up; Two-time Maryland Independent Schools champion; Career 111-27.
Tyrone Neal Jr.
Three-time All-Met; Three-time Maryland 2A/1A champion; Won region, county, South River and Lackey tournaments.
Repeat All-Met; National Prep runner-up; Three-time St. Albans and WCAC champion; Career 182-22.
Third in Virginia AAA; First at Northern Region, Concorde District, Nova Classic and Marshall tournaments; Career 119-17.
Maryland 4A/3A champion; won region, Montgomery County and Northern tournaments; Career 125-27.
Maryland 4A/3A state and region champion; Three-time Montgomery County champion; Career 121-21.
Two-time Virginia A champion; Three-time Region B champion; First in Blackhawk and Dudley Martin tournaments; Career 126-22.
Maryland 2A/1A champion; Three-time Howard County and two-time regional champion; First at Chopticon, F.S. Key and Hammond tournaments; Career 91-8.
Virginia AAA champion; Two-time Northwestern Region champion and three-time state place-winner; Career 138-22.
St. Albans champion; Sixth at National Preps after breaking hand in semifinal; 31 pins this season; Career 134-17.
Three-time All-Met; 110-0 with three state titles over last three years; Four-time Region B and Bull Run District champion; Career 141-8.
Virginia AAA champion; First in Northern Region and Patriot District; Career 67-15.
Virginia AAA champion; First in Northwestern Region, Cardinal District and Osbourn Invitational; Career 32-3.
Maryland 4A/3A state and region champion; Second-team All-Met tight end in football; Career 88-16.
Repeat All-Met; only loss came in Virginia AA final by injury default; Two-time Region II and Battlefield District champion; Second-team All-Met lineman in football; Career 62-3.
103: Paul Bevard, Northern; Zac Bookman, Sidwell Friends.
112: Peter Bakke, Herndon; Brian Dubin, Churchill; Ben Freer, Woodbridge; Matt Gunther, Landon; Willie Harris, DeMatha; Warren Thompson, DuVal.
119: Lorne Correia, Central; Wes Cummings, DeMatha; John Eastman, Fairfax; Matt Kohler, McLean; Gene Reid, South River; Jared Zimmet, Churchill.
125: George Bell, Osbourn; Adam Fitzpatrick, Thomas Stone; Rob Kraus, Robinson; Thanh Trinh, Stuart.
130: Drew Robertson, DeMatha; Mike Smith, Lee.
135: Elia Ahmadian, Fairfax; Mike Peccha, Riverdale Baptist; Nick York, Damascus.
140: Raisuli Bowers, Einstein; Mac Hammer, Robinson.
145: Tim Whitehead, St. Albans.
152: Pat Collins, Annandale; E.J. Sauls, Leonardtown.
160: Frank Black-Glover, Douglass; Ronald Blunt, Hayfield; Will Canda, Brentsville; Premielle Pettway, Central; Chase Stock, Potomac School; Chris Taylor, Osbourn.
171: Craig Emdadi, South Lakes; Wayne Hutchinson, Einstein; Victor King, Crossland; Josh White, St. Mary's.
189: Kevin Gilligan, Lackey; Joon Kim, Centennial; Sean Sprague, Broad Run; Wilson Steele, Episcopal; Sean Stone, Northern; Brian Welch, Oakton.
215: Aaron Beuhring, West Springfield; Joe Howke, Stonewall Jackson.
HWT: Jimmy Cabellos, T.C. Williams; John Chisholm, Westlake; James Johnson, Seneca Valley; Steve Ray, Wheaton.
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