Erie Times-News Breakout Wrestler of the Week: Matt Wheeler, Northwestern

   February 23, 2013 12:49 am    0

 

Matt Wheeler

Northwestern wrestler Matt Wheeler is having an outstanding junior season.

Wheeler capped the first postseason weekend of individual wrestling with the Section 3 championship at 120 pounds.

His 6-2 decision in the championship match moved his record to 27-2 this season and Wheeler entered this weekend’s District 10 Class AA championship tournament as one of the top seeds in his weight class. He received a first-round bye for winning the section and is automatically in the quarterfinals. During the section tournament, he picked up a 59-second pin in the semifinals to wrestle for the title.

Poll results:

Who is the Breakout Wrestler of the Week?

  • Matt Wheeler, Northwestern (21%, 274 Votes)
  • Alex Thayer, General McLane (16%, 210 Votes)
  • D.J. Fehlman, Warren (12%, 158 Votes)
  • Adam Fish, Seneca (8%, 106 Votes)
  • Jake Gromacki, Cathedral Prep (7%, 86 Votes)
  • Nick Gibson, McDowell (5%, 69 Votes)
  • Evan Daley, Fort LeBoeuf (5%, 61 Votes)
  • Andrew Welton, Central Tech (4%, 48 Votes)
  • Austin Matthews, Reynolds (3%, 42 Votes)
  • Pat Williamson, East (3%, 37 Votes)
  • Sam Breese, Lakeview (2%, 30 Votes)
  • Tyler Vath, Saegertown (2%, 29 Votes)
  • Tim Vargo, Union City (2%, 28 Votes)
  • Chris Matthews, Franklin (2%, 22 Votes)
  • Cameron Cyphert, Cochranton (1%, 18 Votes)
  • Kyle Lukovich, Conneaut (1%, 15 Votes)
  • Zach Stafford, Cambridge Springs (1%, 13 Votes)
  • Braden Gladysz, Greenville (1%, 13 Votes)
  • Michael Bonner, Sharon (1%, 12 Votes)
  • Ben Bucher, Sharpsville (1%, 11 Votes)
  • Luke Walter, Grove City (1%, 9 Votes)
  • Nick Floch, Jamestown (1%, 9 Votes)
  • Dave Huselton, Slippery Rock (0%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,307

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