Featured Athlete: Ian Cote

Rylie Bohanan, Section Editor

Q: How long have you been wrestling?
A: “I have been wrestling for 6 years, 7th grade was my first year.”

Q: Do you plan on wrestling in college?
A: “I would love to wrestle in college but being injured for my senior season hurts my chances.”

Q: What is the best part about being on the wrestling team?
A: “The best part of being on the wrestling team is both learning discipline, self-control, work-ethic, the competitive nature, being allowed to beat the crap out of someone without repercussion but also the environment is super fun and the relationships you build with the other wrestlers is unlike anything else.”

Q: Why did you start wrestling?
A: “I started wrestling because I wanted to improve my
ground-game for Judo but I ended up loving the sport and my commitment was shifted over to wrestling. It became my highest priority for all of high school.”