School: Pearl River
Weight class: 145 pounds in Division 2
What made you want to try wrestling? Some of my friends wrestled while I was in Elementary School and my dad wrestled.
What is it that you love about the sport? I love the satisfaction of winning a really tough match and how much you have to think and know about how your opponent’s body is going to move.
What are some of the most difficult aspects of it? Some of the most difficult aspects of wrestling is making weight and figuring out how you’re going to beat tough guys.
What was the most challenging moment of the season for you? The most challenging moments in my season were wrestling up to face good wrestlers.
What was going through your mind when you had your hand raised as a section champ? That I need to lay down.
How would you describe yourself on the mat? Determined and methodical.
And off of the mat? Nice and also determined.
When you’re not wrestling, what are you usually up to? When I’m not wrestling, I play the guitar and I pole vault.
What will be your first meal after wrestling season is over? I kinda eat whatever I want already.
Got any good jokes?
Q: What do you call a bird by the sea?
A: A seagull.
Q: What do you call a bird by the bay?
A: A bagel.