Following wrestling matches on January 4th-10th, the wrestler of the week for the Southwestern Conference was announced this afternoon. Below is this week’s honoree:
Co-Wrestlers of the Week
Cael Saxton (Sr)
Saxton earned his third Southwestern Conference Tournament Title on Saturday, going 3-0 in the process with Major Decision victories over Khaled Askar of Westlake, Devan Vandal of Midview and Mahdi Shoman of North Olmsted.
Shane Heil (Sr)
Like Saxton, Heil locked down his third SWC crown over the weekend, his first at the 145 pound weight class. Heil spent all of 3 minutes and 23 seconds on the mat against his opponents, earning first period pins against Gabe Aponte of Amherst Steele, Gabe Borror of Midview and Ethan Sear to win the class.
Other Notable Performances
Noah Mendez (Sr), Amherst Steele
The senior 126 pounder won his second SWC title, winning with two pins and a 14-5 major decision.