Wrestler of the Week 12/21 - 1/3/2009
Wrestler of the Week 12/21 â€“ 1/3/2009
Evansville Mater Dei Sophomore
Sims was 5-0 at the Evansville Mater Dei Holliday Classic including a win over defending Kentucky State Champion Luke Ervin of Union County, Kentucky.Â Sims is 22-1 on the season with his lone loss coming at the Glenn Sample Classic in Cincinnati, Ohio to Tommy Sasfy of Reynoldsburg, OH.Â Sims has a 2.96 GPA and has defeated state qualifier and #12 ranked Chad Welch of Castle on the season.
New Castle SSâ€“ 103 pound freshman Cody Phillips from Union County won the Connersville Spartan ClassicÂ and was named MOW by defeating then #1 Brian Kuhn from Evansville Reitz, # 11 Brian Harvey of Cathedral and # 13 Mason Todd of Pendleton Heights.
Fort Wayne SSâ€“ 215 pound senior Billy Baker from Bellmont won the Al Smith by beating then #3 Christian Lentz of Mishawaka and #2 Nathan Cleveland of Lowell.
Merrillville SSâ€“ 135 pound senior Johnny Dillon from Hobart won the Al Smith by defeating 3 time state placer and then #2 ranked Taylor March of East Noble.