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8 Michigan HS Wrestlers in TheOpenMat National Rankings

By MI Grappler, 10/19/17, 10:15PM EDT


Dundee Freshman Brown Debuts

Eight Michigan preps were listed in's initial rankings for the 2017-2018 season.  Dundee senior and #1 ranked prospect in the 2018 class Brandon Whitman lead the way, earning a #3 ranking at 195 lbs.  Detroit Catholic Central nabbed the most for a school with three ranked wrestlers - Ben Kamali, Kevon Davenport, and Cameron Amine.

Additionally, the University of Michigan and Michigan State had two recruits each who were ranked in their respective weight classes.  The future Wolverines, Joey Silva and Will Lewan, each start the season as the #1 wrestler in their weights.  For the Spartans, California native Peyton Omania starts ranked #9 at 145, while Illinois' Nate Jimenez is sloted 20th at 170.

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15. Logan Brown, Dundee
16. Andrew Chambal, Davison

18. Ben Kamali, Detroit CC

13. Kevon Davenport, Detroit CC

12. Alex Facundo, Davison

15. Cameron Amine, Detroit CC

3. Brandon Whitman, Dundee

5. Austin Emerson, Bedford

University of Michigan
Joey Silva (FL), #1 at 132 lbs
Will Lewan (IL), #1 at 152 lbs

Michigan State
Peyton Omania (CA), #9 at 145 lbs
​​​​​​Nate Jimenez (IL), #20 at 170 lbs