Gopher commit Stroker registers at 145

Fredy Stroker

October 30: Three years ago Fredy Stroker (Bettendorf, Iowa) burst onto the high school wrestling scene in a big way by winning a title at the InterMat JJ Classic just weeks before beginning his freshman season of high school wrestling. His road to the JJ crown in 2011 included a semifinal victory over the returning JJ Classic Outstanding Wrestler and a finals victory over a multiple-time state champion. Fast forward three years. Now one of the nation's top seniors, Stroker will have an opportunity to win bookend JJ Classic titles. The University of Minnesota commit has registered for this year's JJ Classic at 145 pounds.

Stroker is a three-time state finalist, winning state championships the past two seasons. He is coming off a perfect 52-0 season. Stroker's career record is 144-3. He is a four-time Fargo All-American, with three of those All-American honors being in freestyle and one in Greco-Roman. He has also been a Cadet National folkstyle champion. Stroker has competed in Flo's Who's Number One event the past two years.

Nation's No. 68 recruit Racer registers

Dayton Racer (Photo/Jeff Beshey, The Guillotine)

October 28: In less than two weeks Dayton Racer will be after his third straight InterMat JJ Classic title. The Bettendorf (Iowa) senior has registered for this year's JJ Classic at 152 pounds. Racer is ranked as the nation's No. 68 recruit by InterMa. He is a multiple-time state finalist, winning a state championship in 2013 at 145 pounds. Racer has either won titles or placed in many of the nation's most prestigious high school-aged wrestling events, including Fargo, Super 32 Challenge, FloNationals, Minnesota Christmas Tournament, Rumble on the Red, Grappler Fall Classic, Preseason Nationals and Cheesehead, among others. He finished undefeated at The Clash in January, where he picked up a key win in the championship match against Oak Park River Forest (Illinois) to help propel the Eagles to a 30-27 victory.

Fargo double finalist Webster registers

Owen Webster (Photo/Jeff Beshey, The Guillotine)

October 20: Fargo double finalist Owen Webster (Shakopee, Minn.) has registered for the 2014 InterMat JJ Classic at 160 pounds. Webster won the Cadet National Greco-Roman competition this past summer at 160 pounds and finished runner-up the freestyle competition. He claimed a state championship last season as a sophomore, finishing the season with a 32-5 record. He was a state fourth-place finisher as a freshman at 138 pounds. Last year Webster was a JJ Classic champion at 152 pounds.

Returning JJ Classic champ enters

Tucker Sjomeling (Photo/Mark Beshey, The Guillotine)

October 19: Returning InterMat JJ Classic champion Tucker Sjomeling (Delano, Minn.) has entered this year's event at 120 pounds. Sjomeling was dominant in last year's JJ Classic at 106 pounds, earning bonus points in three of his five victories, including a 19-4 technical fall victory in the semifinals over Austin Gomez (Glenbard North, Ill.). Last season Sjomeling finished his season with a 41-1 record. He was a state champion in 2013.

Freshman phenom Steveson registers

Gable Steveson (Photo/Mark Beshey, The Guillotine)

October 17: One of the nation's top freshman wrestlers, Gable Steveson (Apple Valley, Minn.), has registered for the 2014 InterMat JJ Classic at 220 pounds. Steveson is a multiple-time national champion. As an eighth-grader he compiled a 39-3 record and finished runner-up in Minnesota's state tournament in Class AAA at 195 pounds. Steveson was a Rumble on the Red champion and undefeated at The Clash.

Undefeated state champ Jones registers

Brent Jones (Photo/Mark Beshey, The Guillotine)

October 7: Undefeated state champion Brent Jones (Shakopee, Minn.) has registered for the 2014 InterMat JJ Classic at 120 pounds. Jones finished his freshman season with a 41-0 record and won the state championship at 106 pounds. He has been a Cadet double All-American in Fargo in each of the past two summers. He finished fourth in the FILA Greco-Roman competition this year, and was third in both styles in 2013. Jones was a JJ Classic runner-up at 106 pounds last year.

Two-time state champ Berres enters

Quinten Berres (Photo/Jeff Beshey, The Guillotine)

October 1: Quinten Berres (Kimball Area, Minn.), a two-time state champion and four-time state placewinner, has entered the 2014 InterMat JJ Classic. He will compete at 138 pounds. Berres finished his junior season with a 34-1 record and claimed the state championship at 132 pounds. His previous state championship as a sophomore came at 126 pounds after a 39-1 season. Berres was a state third-place finisher as a freshman and sixth-place finisher as an eighth-grader. He earned All-American honors in the Cadet National folkstyle competition in 2012.

Two-time state champ Anderly registers

Austin Anderly(Photo/Jeff Beshey, The Guillotine)

September 29: Two-time state champion Austin Anderly (LeSueur-Henderson, Minn.) has registered for the 2014 InterMat JJ Classic at 126 pounds. Anderly's most recent state championship came at 113 pounds, while his previous state title came at 106 pounds. He has compiled a record of 72-7 over his last two seasons of high school competition. Anderly placed third at the 2012 JJ Classic.

Cadet World champion Hall registers

Mark Hall (Photo/Mark Beshey, The Guillotine)

September 24: Cadet World champion Mark Hall (Apple Valley, Minn.) has registered for the 2014 InterMat JJ Classic at 170 pounds. Hall is a four-time state champion with two seasons of high school competition remaining. Last fall he became the first-ever three-time JJ Classic champion. Hall is the nation's No. 1 wrestler in the Class of 2016.

This past summer, after winning a FILA Cadet National freestyle title, Hall won five matches at the FILA Cadet World Championships in Snina, Slovakia, to claim the gold medal at 76 kilos. He is coming off a high school season in which he went a perfect 48-0 en route to capturing his fourth state championship. Over the past four seasons Hall has gone 184-4, with three of those losses coming as a seventh-grader. He has won numerous national events throughout his wrestling career.

Portillo twins, Justin and Joshua, register

Justin Portillo (Photo/Mark Beshey, The Guillotine)

September 22: The Portillo twins, Justin and Joshua (Clarion-Goldfield, Iowa), have registered for the 2014 InterMat JJ Classic at 106 pounds and 120 pounds respectively.

Justin was a 2013 InterMat JJ Classic champion at 100 pounds. He won all of his matches in the tournament by pin or technical fall. Last season he compiled a record of 26-3 and finished as a state runner-up. He was undefeated at the Disney Duals.

Joshua is coming off an undefeated sophomore season in which he went 31-0 and claimed a state championship at 113 pounds. He was an Ohio TOC champion this year as well.

Two-time state champ Sanders registers

Louie Sanders (Photo/Jeff Beshey, The Guillotine)

September 18: Two-time state champion Louie Sanders (LCWM, Minn.) has registered for the 2014 InterMat JJ Classic at 132 pounds. Last season Sanders compiled a 38-2 record en route to winning a state championship at 126 pounds. His first state title came as a sophomore at 120 pounds. He was an InterMat JJ Classic runner-up last year. Sanders has committed to wrestle at South Dakota State University.

Nation's No. 12 freshman Lloyd registers

Alex Lloyd (Photo/Jeff Beshey, The Guillotine)

September 16: Alex Lloyd (Shakopee, Minn.), a Cadet All-American in all three styles, has registered for the 2014 InterMat JJ Classic at 120 pounds. This year Lloyd finished third in the Cadet National folkstyle competition, sixth in the Greco-Roman competition and fifth in the freestyle competition. He is a two-time state placewinner. Lloyd is coming off a season in which he compiled a 41-1 record and placed third in the state tournament at 120 pounds. He is ranked as the No. 12 freshman wrestler in the U.S. by InterMat.

Registration Opens

September 15: Registration has opened for the 2014 InterMat JJ Classic. This year's event takes place on Nov. 9 in Rochester, Minnesota.