Wrestling: South Feature Athlete - Bethel Park's Paul Dunn

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Name: Paul Dunn
High School: Bethel Park
Grade: 12
Sport: Wrestling
Weight Class: 160

Background Info: Dunn is a four-year starter who has accepted a scholarship offer to Lehigh University. Made his varsity debut as a 132-pound freshman and placed fourth in Class AAA Section 4 and eighth in the WPIAL en route fo ta 27-17 record. As a 138-pound sophomore, he won a Section 2 title, placed fifth in the WPIAL, and finished with a 26-11 record. Last season, he moved to 152 and finished second in Section 2, third in the WPIAL, and third in the PIAA en route to a 38-10 record. He is competing at 160 this season and has 23-4 record. He won a title at the Allegheny County Tournament, placed second at the Eastern Area Invitational, and fifth at the Powerade Christmas Tournament. Has 114 career wins.

Quotes from Bethel Park coach Bob Stewart: "Paul is a hard worker. He's focussed and driven. He wrestles year round for different clubs. Last year sparked him a lot. He placed third in the state after losing in the quarterfinals to the eventual state champ. He has high expectations for his final season.