2014-2015 Labette Wrestling Profiles

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Brandon Ballard

Weight Class: 197
RS Sophomore - Baltimore, Maryland

South Dakota State: During his freshman season SDSU Brandon went 6-11 including 2-5 in duals. He place fifth at the Daktronics Open along with recording two pins and two major decisions.

North County HS: During his prep career he was a four-year starter. He went 74-13 over his four seasons and was twice named All-State finishing second in both the freestyle and grecco. He won the 2012 Maryland state championship. On the football field he was a two time All-County and All-Metro and was selected All-State as a senior. He also earned two varsity letters in track.

Personal: Brandon Michael Ballard was born February 20, 1993 to Denise Marriott. He has three siblings Megan, Hailey, and Madison and is majoring in History.

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Jimmy Carpenter

Weight Class: 125
RS Freshman - Kansas City, Missouri

Park Hill South HS: A four-year starter, Jimmy qualified for the state tournament all four seasons. During that time was a two-time district champion and place fourth at state in 2013. In 2011 he was named a Fargo All-American.

Personal: James Scott Carpenter was born November 21, 1994 to Jeff and Ann Carpenter and has one sister Mary. He is majoring in Exercise Training.

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John Carter

Weight Class: 197
Freshman - Bonner Springs, Kansas

Bonner Springs HS: While at BSHS John was a three-time varsity letter winner. He totaled 46 career wins and was a 2014 State Qualifier. He was also a member of the Kansas Fargo National Team.

Personal: Johnathan Paul Carter was born January 20, 1995 to Lorna Simms-Carter. He is majoring in Exercise Science.

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Shea Conley

Weight Class: 149
Freshman - Sapulpa, Oklahoma

Sapulpa HS: A four-time state qualifier Shea placed on three separate occasions. During his career his finished third, second, and won one state championship.

Personal: Daniel Shea Conley was born September 9, 1995 to Danny and Brenda Conley. He has one sibling Shelby and is undecided on a major.

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Hunter Dalton

Weight Class: 174
Freshman - Bixby, Oklahoma

Bixby HS: During his prep career Hunter twice qualified for the state tournament placing fourth both times. He was also the winner of the Oklahoma All-State duals.

Personal: Hunter Bryce Dalton was born March 25, 1996 to Steve and Redena Dalton. He has four siblings Brandon, Ashley, Amy, and Andi. He is majoring in Exercise Science.

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Joe Disciacca

Weight Class: 125
Sophomore - Kearney, Missouri

Freshman: During his debute season Joe went 17-19 including three pins. He finished his season as a qualifier for the NJCAA National Tournament.

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Cody Foos

Weight Class: 149
Freshman - Sapulpa, Oklahoma

Sapulpa HS: A four-time state qualifier Shea placed on three separate occasions. During his career his finished third, second, and won one state championship.

Personal: Daniel Shea Conley was born September 9, 1995 to Danny and Brenda Conley. He has one sibling Shelby and is undecided on a major.

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Kaleb Furr

Weight Class: 125
Sophomore - Mannford, Oklahoma

Freshman: In his first season with the Cardinals Kaleb went 10-17. He was also a successful student being named a NWCA Academic All-American.

Sapulpa HS: While at MHS Kaleb was a four-time state qualifier where he placed twice. Off the mat he was also named All-State in Cross Country as well as being in volved in National Honors Society, FFA, and Student Council. He was named the Mannford HS Top Male Athlete as a senior.

Personal: Kaleb Michael Furr was born December 15, 1994 to Troy and Teresa Furr. He has two siblings Ashley and Bently and is majoring in Secondary Education. He is also a member of the LCC chapter fo Phi Theta Kappa and serves as a Student Ambassador.

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Derrick Gates

Weight Class: 165
Sophomore - Colwich, Kansas

Freshman: During his debut season Derrick totaled a record of 14-22 which included ten pins. He also qualified for the NJCAA National Tournament where he went 2-2. Also successful in the classroom Derrick was named a NWCA Academic All-American.

Andale HS: During his prep career Derrick was a member of the Andale program that placed four times in four seasons at the state tournament, including two state championships. As a senior Derrick was named first team All-Conference and placed third as a individual at state.

Personal: Derrick E. Gates was born June 8, 1995 to Dan and Jackie Gates. He has two siblings Danny and Devin and is majoring in Exercise Science.

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Bryson Grino

Weight Class: 133
Freshman - Sapulpa, Oklahoma

Sapulpa HS: A three-year varsity letter winner Bryson was a Fargo National Team member for the state of Oklahoma.

Personal: Bryson Nathaniel Grino was born March 2, 1995 to Eli Grino and Jamie Cope. He has five siblings, Alex, Kyle, Eli Jr., King, and Elijah. He is majoring in Secondary Education.

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Blake Hampton

Weight Class: 174
Freshman - Spring Hill, Kansas

Spring Hill HS: During his career at SHHS Blake went 147-30. He was a three time state placer, finishing fifth once and fourth twice.

Personal: Blake Thomas Wendal Hampton was born Marach 29, 1995 to Brian and Lauren Hampton. He has four siblings Valerie, Holly, Caden, and Cole. He is majoring in Exercise Science.

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De'Andre Jones

Weight Class: 197
Freshman - New Bern, North Carolina

New Bern HS: During his career at New Bern De'Andre was a two-time regional finalist and three-time state qualifier. He finished second at the state tournament before winning both the regional and state championships as a senior in 2014. He did not give up an offensive point during his entire final season.

Personal: De'Andre Christopher Jones was born October 25, 1995 to Deyana Jones. He has one sibling Lakia and is majoring in Criminal Justice.

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Logan Little

Weight Class: 149
Freshman - Azle, Texas

Azle HS: As a senior in 2014 Logan appeared at the state tournament for the first time in his career. He finished twelfth in the state of Texas.

Personal: Logan Thomas Little was born June 4, 1996 to Jim Little and has one sibling Shannon. He is majoring in Exercise Science.

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Steven Morey

Weight Class: 141
RS Freshman - Reeds Spring, Missouri

Reeds Spring HS: During his prep career Steven was a three-time state placer finishing second, third, and fourth. He went 137-12 over his four seasons, while also being selected the most honorable team wrestler for the Wolves three consecutive years. He also won one national title. Off the field he participated in golf.

Personal: Steven Lee Morey was born August 11, 1993 to Steve and Jill Morey and has two siblings Brooke and Brandi. He is majoring in Hospital Administration.

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Cambdon Peper

Weight Class: 157
Freshman - Sapulpa, Oklahoma

Sapulpa HS: While at SHS Cambdon went 118-35 with 40 career pins.

Personal: Cambdon Brandridge Peper was born May 15, 1996 to Jason Peper and Angela Whitenech. He has seven siblings Kyanne, Streyden, Cody, Maliah, Kaytin, Colilson, and Cavin. He is majoring in Pre-Medicine.

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Alex Rice

Weight Class: 157
RS Freshman - Pasadena, Maryland

Chesapeake HS: A four-time state qualifier, Alex was a three-time finalist. He won the 2011 and 2012 Maryland state championships and was a part of the 2009 squad that won the team title. He went 149-13 over his prep career. Personal: Alex Rice was born February 6, 1993 to Tom and Karen Rice and has one sibling Nikki. He is majoring in Exercise Science.

Personal: Derrick E. Gates was born June 8, 1995 to Dan and Jackie Gates. He has two siblings Danny and Devin and is majoring in Exercise Science.

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Nolan Smith

Weight Class: 285
RS Sophomore - Kansas City, Missouri

Central Missouri: During his only season at CMU Nolan went 15-18, competing at the NCAA DII level. Park Hill HS: During his prep career Nolan was a four-year starter and three-time state qualifier. He placed third once and fifth once while going 145-20 over four seasons.

Personal: Nolan Tyler Smith was born September 19, 1993 to Robert and Tara Smith and has one sibling Nate. He is majoring in Liberal Studies.

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Ryan Travelletti

Weight Class: 149
Freshman - Sapulpa, Oklahoma

Sapulpa HS: While at SHS Ryan was a two-time state qualifier placing third as a senior in 2014.

Personal: Ryan Michael Travelletti was born February 8, 1996 to Michael and Norma Travelletii. He has one sibling Taylor and in majoring in Pre-Engineering.

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Cody Vaughn

Weight Class: 149
Freshman - Kansas City, Missouri

Park Hill South HS: During his prep career at Park Hill South Cody was a three-time state qualifier.

Personal: Cody Wayne Vaughn was born March 19, 1996 to Patrick Vaughn and Anita Vaughn. He has two siblings Lene and Sere and is majoring in Business.

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McKale Washington

Weight Class: 149
Freshman - Moore, Oklahoma

Moore HS: A four-time state qualifier McKale was a three-time placer. He was also a three-time regional finalist, three-time City champion, and a Mid-state champion. He also was a member of the Moore team that qualified for state in duals. Off the mat he participated in baseball, football, track, and National Honors Society.

Personal: McKale Christian Washington was born August 10, 1995 to Robert and Christy Washington. He has two siblings Robbie and Kelbie and is majoring in Business Administration.

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Tyler White

Weight Class: 184 RS Sophomore - Reeds Spring, Missouri

Freshman: In his debut season Tyler was the Cardinal's top performer. On the year he went 26-6 with 11 pins. He won both the Oklahoma City Open and the Kansas Cup. He also qualified for the NJCAA National Tournament where he went 3-2. He was LCC's only wrestler to place at the tournament finishing fourth and earning All-America honors.

Reeds Spring HS: During his standout high school career Tyler won the 2011 state championship. He also finished third and fifth as he qualified for the state tournament three times. He went 154-14 with 119 pins over the course of his career. Also successful in the classroom he was a four-time Academic All-State performer.

Personal: Tyler Wayne White was born March 3, 1994 to James and Cherry White. He has two siblings William and Lee. He is majoring in Secondary Education.