1996-97 All-Met Wrestling Team
Thursday, March 27, 1997
WRESTLER OF THE YEAR
Three-time All-Met was 81-0 over past two seasons, including 42-0 this season.
Three-time Maryland state champion won 4A/3A title at 119 pounds this season.
Career 181-15, but only two losses since freshman season.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Sherwood Led Sandy Spring school to first Md. 4A/3A championship. Warriors were 13-0 in dual matches.
Maryland 2A/1A champion. Won East Region title.
Maryland 4A/3A champion. Won NOVA Classic, Annapolis and F.S. Key tournament titles
Willie Harris III
Two-time WCAC champ. Won Herndon, McDonough, Curley, Md. Independent tournament titles.
Maryland 4A/3A champion. Won tournament titles at West Region, South River and Meade.
Three-time Virginia A champion. Won Region B and Bull Run District titles. Career 101-5.
Repeat All-Met. Two-time Md. 4A/3A champion. Three-time West Region champ. Career 100-8.
Repeat All-Met. Va. AAA runner-up. Two-time Northern Region and Concorde District champion.
Second at St. Albans, third at National Preps. WCAC, Md. Independent and Annapolis titlist.
Virginia AAA champion. Two-time Northwestern Region and Cardinal District champion
Maryland 2A/1A champion. South Region and Howard County titlist.
Two-time WCAC champion was second at National Preps. Two-time Md. Independent champ.
Maryland 4A/3A champion. Won South Region and Prince George's County titles.
Repeat All-Met. Career 139-10; 77-2 past two seasons. 3-time Va. Northwestern Region champ.
Three-time All-Met. Three-time Md. champion. Career 136-8. Member of U.S. Junior Greco team.
Virginia AAA champion. Two-time Northern Region and Liberty District winner.
Maryland 2A/1A champion. Won South Region title.
Third at National Preps. Won St. Albans, Md. Independent Schools and IAC titles. Career 99-34.
Repeat All-Met. First at National Preps, St. Albans and WCAC tournaments. Career 156-31.
Third in Va. AAA. Won Northwestern Region, Elks, Culpeper tournament titles. Career 109-18.
Virgina AAA champion. Won Northern Region, Patriot Distict and Herndon Capital titles.
Repeat All-Met. Two-time Maryland 2A/1A champion. Career 128-9.
Loren Morgan III
Maryland 4A/3A champion. Won Montgomery, Magruder Big M, Westmar tournament titles.
Maryland 2A/1A, South Region and Prince George's County champion.
Virginia AAA champion. Won Northern Region, Patriot District and Herndon Capital titles.
Virginia A champion. Three-year career record of 89-12.
Virginia AAA champion. Two-time Northern Region champion. 68-1 over past two seasons.
Virginia A champion as Rams won team title. Career 97-20.
Repeat All-Met was also football All-Met. Two-time Maryland 4A/3A champion.
103: Dan Hemminger, Annapolis; Shane Cogswell, Strasburg, Nick DeLonga, DeMatha; Luke Rackley, Paint Branch.
112: Chad Lamma, Strasburg; Peter Bakke, Herndon.
119: Kyle Beckerman, DeMatha, Craig Greenberg, Lake Braddock; Chris Gahl, Walter Johnson; Jared Zillmer, Hammond. 125: Steve Brooks, Liberty; Riad de Freitas, Sidwell Friends; Jon Long, Paul VI; Eric Miller, Northern.
130: Seth Cameron, Stonewall Jackson; John Nguyen, Oakland Mills; Michael Palutke, Sherando.
135: Tucker Foote, St. Stephen's/SA; Eric Lonabough, Northeast.
140: Adam Bacon, Stonewall Jackson; Mike Smith, Lee; Ryan Mason, Warren County; Josh Zillmer, Hammond; Calvin O'Dell, Brentsville.
145: Richard Appau, Gar-Field; Shawn Poore, Calvert; Jeff Gunlicks, Lake Braddock.
152: Tim Whitehead, St. Albans.
160: Dameon Powell, Sherwood; Chase Stock, Potomac School, Steve Gilligan, Lackey.
171: Wayne Hutchinson, Einstein; Josh White, St. Mary's-Annapolis, Jimmy Stone, Northern.
189: Daniel Holton, Westlake.
HWT: Derrick Hull, Liberty; Brian Neal, Howard; James Johnson, Seneca Valley.
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