I'd also go with Marstellar, as he's kept up that level of greatness going into his senior year. Sometimes guys look like the next "greatest thing" their freshman year and take a bit of a step back by the end of their HS careers. Two guys that come to mind are Chris Phillips and Albert White - though not really fair to either since they were both some of the best ever for their state. But you could just see them losing a bit of their dominant edge, winning matches by closer and closer margins. They did unprecedented things their freshman year and by their last year they were still great, but mortal. The deeper, longer HS resume wins it for me for Chance...
Agree -pico may hit a growth spurt and be unable to compete with bigger guys .CM has stood the test of time .
You know, I think I would rather be a man than a god . We don't need anyone to believe in us. We just keep going anyhow. It's what we do.
Marstellar will sign with Penn State and take a redshirt year and then an Olympic Year so you won't see him until 2016 anyway.
Unless the IOC decides in wrestling's favor, the 2015/2016 season is going to horrible with so many taking an Olympic year in hope for a shot in 2016 since 2020 will be decided by the host Olympic Committee.
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Growth spurt? Pico has been wrestling 132 and 138.
It's not like he's a freshman dominating 106. He's wrestling and beating High School Seniors and College wrestlers.
He just won FILA JR's over quite a few college guys. And he's a Freshman. This is why I don't understand the "growth spurt" talk. The weights he is wrestling has a lot of physically mature guys already.
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I will still take Matseller at this point, not because of a growth spurt but because a lot of things can change when when you're in high school. Girls, parties, motivations can all play a big part in what a guy does. I watched a 2 time state champ and 3 time placer decide he didn't want to come out his senior year because he was tired of wrestling (read he wanted to smoke pot instead).
To throw in a football analogy Marstellar is finding himself in a sort of Peyton Manning evaluation. His major critics always say ya he is good but he is peaked, what you say is what you're getting with him, he isn't going to improve. Marstellar better not go to Penn State! I want him at Ok State! Haha
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