By Dave Merchant firstname.lastname@example.org
The wrestling team for Dexter has some strong grapplers. They have some experienced seniors and one tough junior on the team this year.
These seven wrestlers and their coach have a great deal of experience. They are looking to make this year a special one. Their coach has 21 years experience with four years at Dexter High.
Senior Jasper Howell (171):
This senior has wrestled since he was four. Basically 13 years on the mat.
“I also play football and lacrosse,” Jasper Howell said. “I like wrestling.
Senior Dylan Lorincz (130):
This senior has been wrestling for nine years
“I like that you go out for yourself but you are competing for a team,” Dylan Lorincz said. “Senior Night will have a lot of emotion.”
He also plays lacrosse.
Senior Mark Young (215, Hwy):
This big wrestler is very team oriented.
“I like the fact it is on you,” Mark Young said. “The difference between six points means a lot. You watch your team and cheer for them.”
Besides wrestling he plays defensive end and left tackle in football and he plays lacrosse.
Senior Ethan Cameron (189):
He has been wrestling since the seventh grade.
“I like the sport of wrestling,” Ethan Cameron said. “I would like to go in the Air Force after graduation.”
Cameron plans to play lacrosse in the Spring.
Senior Kevin Blanchard (119);
As a senior in his weight class he has experience over younger wrestlers.
“I have been wrestling for four years,” Kevin Blanchard said. “I wrestle a lot of sophomores and juniors.”
He is looking for his team to get out of districts.
His other sport is shooting trap.
Senior James Mazeruk (215):
He is in his sixth year of wrestling.
“No one to rely on but yourself. I like the team community,” James said.
With his experience he would like to make it to regionals and out of districts.
Junior Jacob Joyce (135):
This junior plans to make it out of regional and place at state.
“I like the team aspect,” Jacob Joyce said. “It is more about the team and winning the tournament.”
Head Coach Matt Chisolm:
“These are great kids and leaders, every one of them,” Chisolm said. “This is the hardest sport there is. In order to do that you have to work hard. “It is more about the team and winning a tournament.
He said this is his 21 year coaching and fourth at the high school. He had most of this wrestling team in seventh grade.
“You have to build a foundation,” he said. “Build character.”