Maverick - Your dad is right. Your body is busy growing and needs fuel. Cutting weight isn't a good idea.
Going up in weight is always hard to do. However, when you wrestle guys bigger than you it makes you stronger. Remember, wrestling isn't really about winning and losing. It is about doing the very best that you can. I would rather have my wrestlers go all out and do the best they can and lose than have them be sloppy or lazy and get lucky with a win.
That was a great video - I hope you can post more so I can watch your progress.
The dog with the big tongue is Anne. She is 8 1/2 years old. She isn't my dog, she lives at a greyhound rescue that I am associated with. She is from a greyhound track in Guam that closed down about a year ago. When they closed the track a lot of the dogs were just let go to run the streets. A bunch of greyhound rescue services got together and managed to rescue several hundred of the dogs, who were flown to the United States, nursed back to health, and put up for adoption. Anne was really sick, but is healthy now and is one of the last dogs waiting for a home. The black dog is mine. His name is Cyrano (because of his really long nose). He is a big dog (with a big tongue, too!) weighing about 95 pounds. He can run really fast - up to 45 miles per hour. Well, maybe not that fast anymore. He is getting older and is retired from running.
The open wrestling practice should be a lot of fun. I hope your friend shows up. Keep us posted on how you are doing.