2019 USMC 16U Women’s Freestyle finalist biographies

117 – Jennifer Soto (Orland HS, N)/photo by John Sachs, Tech-Fall.com

USMC 16U WOMEN’S FREESTYLE NATIONALS BIOS

94 pounds

RED – Sterling Dias, Las Vegas, Nev.
Current National High School rank: No. 1 at 100

2018 and 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals champion… 2019 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals champion… 2019 USA Wrestling 16U Folkstyle Nationals champion… 2018 16U National freestyle champion… 2018 UWW Cadet World bronze medalist… Two-time Pan American Schoolgirl champion… Five-time age-group freestyle national champion… 2017 Schoolgirl Nationals champion… Second in 2017 Schoolgirl Folkstyle Nationals… Will be a sophomore at SLAM Academy this fall… 2019 Nevada state high school champion at 106 pounds… Born August 19, 2003… Age: 15

BLUE – Isabella Morales, Toppenish, Wash.
Current National High School rank: No. 13 at 100

Fifth in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals… 2018 Western Regionals Schoolgirl champion… Third in 2018 Schoolgir Folkstyle Nationals… 2016 Kids Div. II Freestyle Nationals champion… Will be a sophomore at Toppenish High School… Second at the 2019 Washington girls state high school championships…Born February 9, 2004… Age: 15

100 pounds

RED – Sage Mortimer, Mapleton, Utah
Current National High School rank: No 2 at 100

2019 UWW Cadet Nationals champion… 2019 Western Junior Regional champion…. Second in 2018 Western Junior Greco-Roman Regionals… 2018 16U National freestyle champion… Second in 2018 Junior Nationals in women’s freestyle… Seventh in 2108 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Third in 2018 UWW Cadet Nationals… Two-time Pan American champion… Utah state champion against boys in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Will be a junior at American Leadership Academy in the fall… Fourth in the 2018 Utah state high school championships against boys at 106 pounds with a 37-13 record… Born September 7, 2003… Age: 15

BLUE – Shea Reisel, Somonauk, Ill.
Sixth in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals… 2019 Illinois state freestyle champion… Eighth in 2017 UWW Cadet Nationals… Will be a sophomore at Somonauk High School… 2019 Illinois girls state champion… Born September 22, 2003… Age: 15

106 pounds

RED – Faith Cole, Pacific, Mo.
Current National High School rank: No. 10 at 106

Second in 2019 U15 Nationals… Fourth in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals… 2019 Southern Plains Regional champion… 2019 Missouri state freestyle champion… Fifth in 2018 USA Wrestling Preseason Nationals… Fifth in 2018 Schoolgirl Nationals… Will be a sophomore at Wildwood High School…. Missouri girls state high school champion… Born: July 23, 2004… Age: 14

BLUE – Alexis Janiak, Plainfield, Ill.
Current National High School rank: No. 9 at 106

Third in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals… 2019 Junior National Duals All-Tournament Team… 2018 Conflict for Charity champion… Third in 2018 USA Wrestling Preseason Nationals… Will be a sophomore at Plainfield South High School… 2019 Illinois girls state champion at 106 pounds… Born July 1, 2004… Age: 15

112 pounds

RED – Arieana Arias, Selma, Calif.

Third in the California state freestyle championships… Will be a freshman at Selma High School… Born: December 26, 2004… Age: 14

BLUE – Amani Jones, Stockbridge, Ga.
Current National High School rank: No. 6 at 112
2019 Junior National Duals All-Tournament Team… Eighth in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals… Second in 2019 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals… Second in 2019 U16 Folkstyle Nationals… 2019 Georgia state freestyle champion… 2018 Super 32 champion… Fourth in 2018 Junior Nationals… Third in 2018 U16 Nationals… Second in 2018 Southeast Regionals… Sixth in 2018 Junior Folkstyle Nationals… Fifth in 2018 16U Folkstyle Nationals… Fourth in 2016 Schoolgirl Nationals… Will be a junior at Ola High School… 2019 Georgia girls state high school champion… Born: June 10, 2003… Age: 16

117 pounds

RED – Katie Gomez, Van Nuys, Calif.

Second in 2019 U15 Nationals…. Fifth in 2019 USA Wrestling U16 Folkstyle Nationals… 2018 Schoolgirl Nationals champion… Seventh in 2017 Schoolgirl Nationals… Will be a sophomore at Birmingham High School… Fifth in 2019 California girls state championships at 121 pounds… Born March 7, 2004… Age: 15

BLUE – Jennifer Soto, Red Bluff, Calif.
Current National High School rank: No. 4 at 117

Third in 2019 15U World Championships… 2019 U15 Nationals champion… 4th in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals… Second in 2019 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals… 2019 USA Wrestling U16 Folkstyle Nationals champion… 2018 U15 Pan American champion…. Will be a sophomore at Orland High School… 2019 California girls state high school champion at 112 pounds… Born: June 7, 2004… Age: 15

122 pounds

RED – Sofia Macaluso, Otisville, N.Y.
Current National High School rank: No. 10 at 127

2019 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals champion… 2019 U16 Folkstyle Nationals champion… Fifth in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals… Seventh in 2018 U16 Nationals… Fourth in 2017 Super 32… Seventh in 2017 Schoolgirl Nationals… Sixth in 2016 Schoolgirl Nationals… Will be a sophomore at Minisink Valley High School… 2019 New York girls state high school champion at 126 pounds… Born December 3, 2003… Age: 15

BLUE – Kelly Escamilla, Whittier, Calif.
Current National High School rank: No. 14 at 122

2019 Western Junior Regionals champion… Fourth in 2019 NHSCA Nationals… 2018 USA Wrestling 16U Folkstyle Nationals champion… Will be a junior at American High School… Second in the 2019 California girls state championships at 126 pounds… Fifth in 2018 California girls state championships at 121 pounds… Born: May 6, 2003… Age 16

127 pounds

RED – Haley Ward, Buckner, Mo.

Second in 2019 U15 Nationals… Fourth in 2019 USA Wrestling U16 Folkstyle Nationals… 2019 Missouri state freestyle champion… 2019 Western Regional Middle School champion in freestyle, Greco-Roman and folkstyle… 2018 USA Wrestling Preseason 14U Folkstyle Nationals champion… Second in 2018 Schoolgirl Nationals… 2015 Kids Div. II National champion… Will be a freshman at Fort Osage High School… Born August 17, 2004… Age: 14

BLUE – Korina Blades, Broadview, Ill.
Current National High School rank: No. 8 at 127

2019 U15 World champion… 2019 U15 Nationals champion… 2019 SEM Lady Open champion… 2019 NCAA Fan Fest winner… Third in 2019 Tallinn Open (Estonia)… Fourth in 2019 Klippan Lady Open U17 division (Sweden)… 2018 U15 Pan American champion… Third in 2018 Super 32… 2017 Conflict in Carver champion… Third in 2017 Schoolgirl Nationals… Will be a sophomore at Wyoming Seminary in Pennsylvania… Born December 19, 2004… Age: 15

132 pounds

RED – Nonnie Justice, Harrisonville, Mo.
Current National High School rank: No. 16 at 127

Second in 2019 USA Wrestling U16 Folkstyle Nationals… Third in 2019 Western Junior Regionals….Seventh in 2019 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals… Third in 2018 U16 Nationals… Eighth in 2018 Junior Nationals… Fourth in 2018 Western Junior Regionals… Eighth in 2018 Junior Folkstyle Nationals… Fourth in 2018 16U Folkstyle Nationals… 2017 Schoolgirl Folkstyle Nationals champion… Will be a junior at Harrisonville High School… 2019 Missouri girls state champion at 126 pounds… Born: February 25, 2003… Age: 16

BLUE – Maddie Kubicki, Kansas City, Mo.
Third in 2019 U16 Folkstyle Nationals… 2019 Missouri freestyle champion… Third in 2018 Schoolgirl Nationals… 2016 Novice Nationals champion… Will be a freshman at Park Hill South High School… Born September 24, 2004… Age: 14

138 pounds

RED – Reese Larramendy, Reno, Nev.
Current National High School rank: No. 9 at 138

2019 U15 World silver medalist… 2019 U15 Nationals champion…. Fifth in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals… 2019 NCAA Fan Fest winner… Fourth in 2019 Tallinn Open Cadet division (Estonia)… Fifth in 2019 SEM Lady Open… Fourth in 2018 Super 32… Second in 2018 Schoolgirl Nationals… Third in 2017 Schoolgirl Nationals… Will be a sophomore at Wyoming Seminary in Pennsylvania…Born: June 7, 2004… Age: 15

BLUE – Sara Sulejmani, Deerfield, Ill.
Current National High School rank: No. 8 at 144

Fourth in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals… Third in 2018 Super 32… Second in 2018 16U Freestyle Nationals… Third in 2018 Illinois Girls folkstyle state championships… Will be a junior at Stevenson High School… 2019 Illinois girls state high school champion at 145 pounds… Born: June 20, 2003… Age: 16

144 pounds

RED – Destiny Rodriguez, West Linn, Ore.

2019 15U World champion… 2019 U15 Nationals champion… Fourth in 2019 UWW Cadet Nationals… 2018 Pan American U15 champion… 2918 Schoolgirl Nationals champion… Will be a freshman at West Linn High School… Born: October 8, 2004… Age: 14

BLUE – Kayley Rada, Adrian, Mich.

2019 USA Wrestling U16 Folkstyle Nationals champion… 2019 Central Regionals champion… Fourth in 2017 Schoolgirl Nationals… Will be a junior at Adrian High School… Second in Michigan girls state championships at 145 pounds… Born: July 11, 2003… Age 16

152 pounds

RED – Hannah Ricioli, Santa Rosa, Calif.
Current National High School rank: No. 16 at 152

Eighth in 2019 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals… Seventh in 2019 U16 Folkstyle Nationals… Will be a junior at El Molino High School… Sixth at the 2019 California girls state championships at 150 pounds… Born April 19, 2003… Age: 16

BLUE – Dakota-Marie Dinielli, Plainville, Conn.
Fourth in 2019 U15 Nationals… Fourth in 2019 Northeast Regional… All-Japan Female Open champion… Second at Jovenas Promesas International in Spain… Will be a sophomore at Wyoming Seminary in Pennsylvania… 2019 Connecticut girls state high school champion at 152 pounds… Born: September 29, 2004… Age: 14

164 pounds

RED – Kennedy Blades, Broadview, Ill.
Current National High School rank: No. 1 at 164

2019 UWW Cadet National champion… 2019 NCAA Fan Fest winner… 2019 Tallinn Open Cadet champion (Estonia)… 2019 SEM Lady Open champion… 2019 Klippan Lady Open U17 champion (Sweden)… 2018 Super 32 champion… 2018 16U National freestyle champion… 2018 Pan American Cadet champion… Second in 2018 UWW Cadet Freestyle Nationals… 2017 Conflict in Carver champion… 2017 Pan American Schoolgirl champion… 2017 Schoolgirl Nationals freestyle champion… 2014 Schoolgirl Folkstyle Nationals champion… First female to win IKWF Novice state tournament competing with boys… Will be a sophomore at Wyoming Seminary in Pennsylvania in the fall… Born: September 4, 2003… Age: 15

BLUE – Dasia Yearby, Wellford, S.C.
Current National High School rank: No. 16 at 164

2019 USA Wrestling U16 Folkstyle National champion… Fifth in 2018 Super 32… Second in 2018 Schoolgirl Nationals… 2018 Schoolgirl Folkstyle Nationals champion… Sixth in 2017 Super 32… Will be a sophomore at Christ Church Episcopal School… South Carolina girls state high school champion… Born: August 27, 2004… Age 14

180 pounds

RED – Brianna Staebler, Whitewater, Wis.
Current National High School rank: No. 2 at 180

2019 Junior National Duals All-Tournament Team… 2019 USA Wrestling 16U Folkstyle Nationals champion… Third in 2019 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals… 2019 Wisconsin freestyle champion… 2018 Conflict for Charity Champion… Fifth in 2018 U16 Nationals… Second in 2018 Northern Plains Regionals… Fourth in 2018 USA Wrestling 16U Folkstyle Nationals… Second in 2017 Schoolgirl Nationals… 2016 and 2017 Schoolgirl Folkstyle Nationals champion… Will be a junior at Whitewater High School… 2019 Wisconsin girls state high school champion… Born February 22, 2003… Age: 16

BLUE – Brittyn Corbishley, The Woodlands, Texas
Current National High School rank: No. 12 at 180

Third in 2018 16U Nationals… Will be a junior at College Park High School… Fourth in 2019 Texas state high school championships at 185 pounds… sixth in 2018 Texas state high school championships… Born April 8, 2003… Age: 16

200 pounds

RED – Olivia Brown, Tulsa, Okla.
Current National High School rank: No. 1 at 200

2018 and 2019 USA Wrestling 16U Folkstyle Nationals champion…. Second in 2019 Junior Folkstyle Nationals…. 2018 16U National freestyle champion… Seventh in 2018 Junior Nationals… 2018 USA Wrestling Preseason Nationals champion … 2018 Southern Plains Regional champion… Fourth in 2018 Junior Folkstyle Nationals… 2018 U16 Folkstyle Nationals champion… Oklahoma girls state champion… Will be a junior at Broken Arrow High School in the fall… Born: June 4, 2003… Age: 16

BLUE – Raina Herzog, Cottage Grove, Ore.

2019 Oregon Triple Crown winner (freestyle, Greco-Roman and folkstyle state champion)… Will be a junior at Cottage Grove High School… 2019 Oregon girls state high school champion at 235 pounds… Born: May 2, 2003… Age: 18