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1995-96 All-Met Wrestling Team

Thursday, March 21, 1996

WRESTLER OF THE YEAR
Todd Beckerman
DeMatha
Senior
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
Brentsville
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.

FIRST TEAM
Matt Gallagher
Weight: 103
Herndon
Freshman
Record: 38-2
Third in Virginia AAA; Northern Region champion; Won Capitol Challenge and Nova Classic tournaments.

John P. Waters
103
Queen Anne's County
Senior
32-4
Maryland 4A/3A state and region champion; Career 74-24.

Jason Gabrielson
112
Northern
Junior
39-0
Repeat All-Met; Maryland 4A/3A state and region champion; Won SMAC and Northern tournaments for state runner-up team.

Brandon York
119
Damascus
Junior
28-3
Maryland 4A/3A champion; Two-time regional champion; Career 62-7.

Mike Pereira
125
Stonewall Jackson
Senior
41-0
Virginia AAA champion; Three-time Northwestern Region and Commonwealth District champion for state runner-up team; Career 155-16.

Chaiyana Black
130
Douglass
Senior
30-2
Repeat All-Met; Two-time Maryland 4A/3A state champion; First in county and Douglass tournaments; Career 100-6.

Jim Dutrow
130
Woodbridge
Senior
37-1
Virginia AAA runner-up; First in Northwestern Region, Commonwealth District, Nova Classic, Atlee and Jefferson tournaments; Career 113-18.

Scott Munsey
135
Wheaton
Junior
31-1
Two-time Maryland 2A/1A state champion; Three-time region and two-time county champion; Career 94-8.

Benji Main
135
Hylton
Junior
40-1
Third in Virginia AAA; Two-time Northwestern Region and three-time Commonwealth District champion; Career 101-9.

Joe Paoletti
140
Bullis
Senior
40-3 National Prep runner-up; Won St. Albans, Maryland Independent Schools and IAC tournaments; Career 122-26.

Billy Phillips
140
DeMatha
Junior
47-5
National Prep runner-up; Two-time Maryland Independent Schools champion; Career 111-27.

Tyrone Neal Jr.
140
Southern
Senior
36-1
Three-time All-Met; Three-time Maryland 2A/1A champion; Won region, county, South River and Lackey tournaments.

Robert Alexander
145
DeMatha
Senior
53-4
Repeat All-Met; National Prep runner-up; Three-time St. Albans and WCAC champion; Career 182-22.

David Abel
145
South Lakes
Senior
30-1
Third in Virginia AAA; First at Northern Region, Concorde District, Nova Classic and Marshall tournaments; Career 119-17.

Bobby Mann
145
Damascus
Senior
30-1
Maryland 4A/3A champion; won region, Montgomery County and Northern tournaments; Career 125-27.

Randy Pickett
152
Damascus
Senior
31-1
Maryland 4A/3A state and region champion; Three-time Montgomery County champion; Career 121-21.

Luke Croushorn
152
Brentsville
Senior
38-1
Two-time Virginia A champion; Three-time Region B champion; First in Blackhawk and Dudley Martin tournaments; Career 126-22.

Jeremy Lignelli
152
Glenelg
Junior
33-0
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.

Kris Bishop
160
Stonewall Jackson
Senior
42-1
Virginia AAA champion; Two-time Northwestern Region champion and three-time state place-winner; Career 138-22.

Glenn Pritchett
160
Woodberry Forest
Senior
34-3
St. Albans champion; Sixth at National Preps after breaking hand in semifinal; 31 pins this season; Career 134-17.

Ward Hugh
189
Brentsville
Senior
37-0
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.

Mike Herlands
215
Annandale
Senior
35-1
Virginia AAA champion; First in Northern Region and Patriot District; Career 67-15.

Ben Fisher
HWT
Hylton
Senior
32-3
Virginia AAA champion; First in Northwestern Region, Cardinal District and Osbourn Invitational; Career 32-3.

Graham Manley
HWT
Sherwood
Junior
26-2
Maryland 4A/3A state and region champion; Second-team All-Met tight end in football; Career 88-16.

Jason Inskeep
HWT
Culpeper
Senior
36-1
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.

HONORABLE MENTION
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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