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Junior Schalles Award
The Junior Schalles Award, which is given annually by WIN and Cliff Keen Athletics to the nation’s best high school pinner, is named after Wade Schalles, who set the college pin record at Clarion (Pa.) State where he also won two NCAA championships (1972-73). During his career, Schalles defeated 153 of 159 opponents and pinned 109.
The following is a list of those who have won the award.
All-Time Junior Schalles Award Winners
|Year||Name||High School (State)|
|2016||Luke Weber||Forsyth (Montana)|
|2015||Max Thomsen||Laporte City-Union (Iowa)|
|2014||Brandon Womack||Scottsboro (Alabama)|
|2013||Adam Coon||Fowlerville (Michigan)|
|2012||Jordan Rogers||Mead (Spokane, Wash.)|
|2011||Nick Gwiazdowski||Duanesburg (New York)|
|2010||Kyven Gadson||Waterloo East (Iowa)|
|2009||Eloheim Palma||Cary (North Carolina)|
|2008||Kyle and Chase Cuthbertson||Scottsboro, Ala.|
|2007||Hunter Meys||Shenendehowa, N.Y.|
|2006||Jon Reader||Davison (Michigan)|
|2005||Jake Varner||Bakersfield (California)|
|2004||Coleman Scott||Central Waynesburg (Pa.)|
|2003||Roger Kish||Lapeer (Michigan) West|
|2002||Chase Metcalf||Davison (Michigan)|
|2001||Rusty Blackmon||Bradley Central (Cleveland, Tenn.)|
|2000||Chris Pendleton||Lemoore (California)|
|1999||Nick Simmons||Williamston (Michigan)|