2012 JJHuddle All-Ohio Wrestling Teams; Wrestler & Coach of the Year announced

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2012 JJHuddle All-Ohio Wrestling Team

There might not be a harder all-star team to make than the JJHuddle
All-Ohio Wrestling Team. Why? Because this state is stacked with talent
and there are only 14 slots available. Here’s who earned our All-Ohio
honors this year…


There might not be a harder all-star team to make than the JJHuddle
All-Ohio Wrestling Team. Why? Because this state is stacked with talent
and there are only 14 slots available. Here’s who earned our All-Ohio
honors this year…

2012 JJHUDDLE ALL-OHIO WRESTLING TEAM

* Photos by Nick Falzerano (nicholasstudios.com)

103: Cameron Kelly, Fr., Bellbrook: Freshman finished 45-1 and became school’s first state champion ever.

113: Nathan Tomasello, Jr., CVCA*: Country’s No. 1 ranked wrestler
won his third state title (first in D-II) and improved to 90-0 the last
two years. 

120: George DiCamillo, Sr., St. Ignatius*: Virginia
recruit won second straight D-I state title and finished as four-time
placer. DiCamillo was 111-2 his last three years of high school
wrestling. He was unbeaten as a junior and senior. DiCamillo is ranked
No. 1 nationally.

126: Dean Heil, Jr., St. Edward*: Oklahoma
State verbal won his third D-I state title. Heil is 94-5 in his career
and was 34-1 this season.

132: Jacob Danishek, So., Dayton
Christian: Captured his second D-III state title and finished the season
50-3. He was 50-1 as a freshman.

138: Nate Skonieczny, Sr.,
Walsh Jesuit: Iowa recruit and nation’s No. 2 wrestler won his second
straight D-I state title. He was 140-1 the last three years and wrapped
his career with a 179-6 record. Skonieczny was state runner-up as a
sophomore and third as a freshman.

145: Anthony Collica, Jr., Solon: Won back-to-back D-I state titles and wrapped the season 44-3. He was 45-3 as a sophomore.

152:
Bo Jordan, Jr., Graham*: Ranked No. 1 nationally, Jordan won his third
D-II state title, finished the season 51-0 and improved to 133-1 in his
career.

160: Isaac Jordan, Sr., Graham*: The country’s No. 3
ranked wrestler won his third D-II state title and his finished his
senior campaign 49-0. 

170: Mark Martin, Sr., St. Edward: Ohio
State recruit advanced to his third straight D-I state final and won his
second straight title en route to finishing the season 34-2.

182:
Chaz Gresham, Sr., Goshen: Ohio University recruit won his second
straight D-II state title and wrapped his senior season 32-0. Gresham
also finished third as a sophomore and eighth as a freshman.

195: JoJo Tayse, Jr., Massillon Perry: Two-time state placer wrapped a 42-2 season and won his first D-I state title. 

220:
Ty Walz, Sr., St. Edward: Virginia Tech recruit made amends for last
year’s runner-up finish by capturing his first D-I state title. Walz
finished his senior campaign 35-3.

285: Nick Tavanello, Sr. ,
Wadsworth*: Ohio State commit and senior became just the third D-I
wrestler in state history to win three state titles at  215 or above
when he won D-I 285 title. The victory was also Tavanello’s 117th
straight against Ohio competition.

*2011 All-Ohio Selection

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2012 JJHUDDLE ALL-OHIO SPECIAL MENTION

Matthew Kolodzik, 103, Fr., Miami Valley School; Ryan Taylor, 120, Sr., Graham; Micah Jordan, 126, So., Graham;  Joey Ward, 132, Sr., Moeller; Brent Fickel, 132, Sr., Padua Franciscan; Edgar Bright, 132, Jr., St. Edward; Zack Dailey, 152, Sr., Massillon Perry; Domenic Abounader, 182, Jr., St. Edward; B.J. Toal, 182, Jr., Troy Christian; Huston Evans, 182, Sr., Graham; Michael Baker, 182, Sr., Twinsburg; Matt Meadows, 220, Sr., CVCA; Riley Shaw, 285, Sr., Washington Court House; Mimmo Lytle, 285, Sr., Swanton

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2012 JJHUDDLE ALL-OHIO WRESTLER OF THE YEAR

Bo Jordan, Graham (Jr.)

2012 JJHUDDLE ALL-OHIO COACH OF THE YEAR

Michael Blackburn, Steubenville

A year after Big Red scored just two points at the state tournament, Blackburn guided Steubenville to a fifth place finish in D-II. Big Red had five placers, including Charlie Keenan who was runner-up at 195. Steubenville sent 13 wrestlers to districts and finished No. 2 in the final JJHuddle D-II Wrestling Power Poll.

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ALL-OHIO WRESTLING ARCHIVE

JJHuddle 2011 All-Ohio Wrestling Team
JJHuddle 2010 All-Ohio Wrestling Team

JJHuddle Wrestler of the Year:
2011: Chris Phillips, Monroeville
2010: Logan Stieber, Monroeville
2009: David Taylor, Graham
2008: Tony Jameson, Austintown-Fitch
2007: Colt Sponseller, West Holmes

JJHuddle Wrestling Coach of the Year
2011: Jeff Jordan, Graham
2010: John Gramuglia, Wadsworth
2009: Jeff Jordan, Graham

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* The All-Ohio Wrestling Teams were chosen by JJHuddle wrestling writer John Cummings and Managing Editor Eric Frantz.

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