High School Wrestling

Five Breakout Wrestlers from the Cadet World Team Trials

Chance Lamer

Photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com

The Cadet Freestyle World Team Trials are in the books, and as expected there were some awesome battles through loaded weight classes, and we have a world team that looks ready to establish that they are the best in the world. Amongst the trials, as with most tournaments of this magnitude, a few individuals emerged and elevated their rankings or stock. Here are five wrestlers that had breakout performances at the Trials this weekend.

Chance Lamer - Crescent Valley, Oregon

After some close calls over the past year, Oregon’s Chance Lamer finally broke through and captured a national caliber freestyle title. A year ago Chance was in the UWW Cadet World Team Trials finals and came up short against Ohio’s Cole Skinner. Later in the summer he did capture a Cadet National Greco title in Fargo but lost to Drake Ayala of Iowa in the finals. Before this weekend it appeared that his best shot at making a world team this year would come in ...

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