Wrestlers of Yesterday

1991 Update

When I had gathered the information for the 1991 National Prep tournament I only had the team scores. recently I got a hold of the full brackets for that year’s tournament and added in the Maryland All Americans from that year. There were 21 all-Americans that year– though despite having 5 Marylanders in the finals that year DeMatha’s 103lber Myner Herrera was the only National Prep Champ that year.

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Maryland wrestlers at National Preps in the 80s

I spent a little time looking over some old brackets for the National Prep tournament and it is remarkable how Maryland schools dominated in the 1980s. Mount St. Joe started a run there with a National Prep title in 1980, took a year off, and then won two more in 1983 and 1984, and closed out the decade with a title in 1989. That is a pretty remarkable run of success but Mount St. Joe’s four titles would be equaled by four titles from Bullis, who was able to run off a pretty incredible run of four consecutive titles in

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Updates and Fact Checking

As it looks like there will be a full high school sports season for 2022 a little time has been spent updating the website with new information and fixing some mistakes and oversites from years past. The tweaks are going in reverse chronological order but the first big oversite has been found and corrected. McDonogh School Muraji Nakazawa has been recognized for his 1975 National Prep championship. Rick Romeo of Mount St. Joseph placed 4th in the 1977 National Prep Tournament. There will be more errors that need to be corrected as time goes on and if you notice one

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