Northern Michigan, website by DAD
2002-2003 (13-14 years old) RESULTS
1st place-November 17th-MSU Fall Classic, currently weighs 69.2/70 pound bracket
DEC 28 Montrose Christmas Tourney: 0-2, lost to first and third place @75, bumped from #70, third place kid was from Ohio.....great competition at Montrose.
JAN 5 Spartan Classic Lansing: 2-1, lost close one 8-7 against an Indiana boy. won the next 2....again @75
1st place-JAN 19 Mt. Pleasant-NEMWA, 2-0@80, pinned both
1st place-FEB 1 Bullock Creek-NEMWA 2-0@90, pinned both
ouch...lost to Tim Vaughn (MO) state champ 12-2 & Nathan Furches (NE) top 10 nationally 10-0 FEB 8th at Liberty Nationals in Missouri....got us some great wrestling in though.
2nd place@75-injury default-FEB 22 NEMWA state final qualifier-Ogemaw. Steve fractured the growth plate in his right thumb...updates to follow.
FEB 27 St. Ignace 1-0 pin over Sault Ste. Marie
2nd place, 4-1@75 MARCH 1 Northern Michigan Tournament-25 northern schools.
1st- MARCH 8 Iron County Tournament (Michigan UP) near Wisconsin, 3-0 with 2 pins@80
MARCH 10 St.Ignace-home, 1-0 (score 15-2)
MARCH 13 Rogers City-home, 2-0
MARCH 15 Rogers City Invitational, 3-0
MARCH 16 NEMWA regionals Pine River, First due to empty weight class...weird
March 22 NEMWA finals Northwood College-Midland
March 30 Manistique (1-1)
Upset by UP's Derek Saari
2002-2003 Record 22-8, winning 6 tournaments, placing second 3 times.
August 16, 2003 Montrose Blueberry Festival/Border Wars-second place@#80. Qualifies for Border Wars Final in November 03
MMWA-Mid-Michigan Wrestling Assoc. NEMWA-Northeast Michigan Wrestling Assoc. MYWA-Michigan Youth Wrestling Assoc.
2002 (11-12 years old)
2nd place MMWA North Branch, JAN 6, bumped up a bracket to #65
3rd place MMWA Montrose, JAN 16, bumped up again
1st place NEMWA Meridian, FEB 2, bumped again...I'll be glad when he weighs 65 :)
1st place MYWAY Fowlerville, FEB 9 @ #60
1st place Gaylord Invite FEB 15
2nd place MYWAY REGIONALS Cedar Springs FEB 16 @ #60, with a 3-2 loss
1st place MYWAY FINALS St. Johns FEB 24, finally gets the gold and a state championship!
1st place NEMWA Clare MARCH 2 @ #65
3rd place MMWA REGIONALS Clio MARCH 3 @ #65
1st place MYWAY STATE FINALS Lansing MARCH 17 @ #60 Combines qualifiers of Finals from MYWAY and MMWA, Stevie avenges the 3-2 loss from FEB 16, beating that wrestler 4-0. Won the bracket without being scored on!
2nd place NEMWA FINALS Standish MARCH 23@ #65 with a 3-2 loss
2002 season record was 13-1 at 60 pounds and 11-6 at 65 pounds for an overall record of 24-7. He wrestled 11 tournaments winning 1st six times, 2nd three times (losing 3-2 twice for 1st) and 3rd twice. Good job Stevie.....from dad.
1st place Rogers City Tournament
1st place Benzie Tournament
1st place Charlevoix Tournament
2nd place Grayling Tournament
2nd place Gaylord MWF (first freestyle)
6th place Pontiac Silverdome Folkstyle Nationals
1st place Benzie Tournament
4th place Charlevoix Tournament
1st place Cheboygan Tournament
2nd place Rogers City Tournament
Welcome to MY world! 2-1-03
Steve with Dave Mills, World Champion 2001