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Wrestling: North Feature Athlete - Avonworth's Wes Bartholomew

Written by Ken Wunderley on .

Name: Wes Bartholomew
High School: Avonworth
Grade: 10
Sport: Wrestling
Weight Class: 138

Background Info: Bartholomew made his varsity debut last season as a 132-pound freshman. Placed third in Section 3-AA, then lost twice at the WPIAL Class AA Tournament, en route to a 15-16 record. He currently has a 10-5 record while competing at 138 pounds. He finished fourth in the Steve DeAugustino Holiday Tournament over the weekend.

Quotes from Avonworth coach Tim Giel: "Wes has been wrestling since his elementary years. He has a great work ethic. It seems as though things are finally coming together for him. He's a very coachable kid who has the innate ability to find his way out of tough situations. He's also a good leader."