Scales makes name for himself at Elder

Updated: February 26, 2009, 11:16 PM ET
By David Auguste | ESPNRISE.com

Orlando Scales stepped onto the mat with enough swagger to fill a Lil Wayne two-disc album.

It was one of his first practices as a freshman at Elder (Cincinnati), and Scales expected to overpower his opponent with the same brute strength that had allowed him to dominate all through his youth career. But as the practice session progressed, the confident freshman quickly learned power alone didn't translate at the high school level.

His opponent was then-senior Sean Jameson, ...

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