Barberton High School
Barberton senior wrestling great Aaron Tschantz is the WAKR Student Athlete of the Week for March 1st-March 8th.
Aaron is 45-4 on the season wrestling at the 195 pound weight class. He has won the Bill Dies, Massillon, and Cuyahoga Heights Tournaments. He also took a second place finish at the Brecksville Tournament.
"I like the sport, my Dad has had a big boost in my wrestling" Tschantz said.
"He has been a pleasure to coach, just a great kid" said Barberton Wrestling Coach Dave Mariola. "On the mat he is quick and very strong".
Last year Aaron took a 6th place finish in the State Tournament while compiling a 48-9 record.
Aaron was a three year starter on the Barberton Football playing defensive tackle and offensive guard. In Wrestling Tschantz is a three time All-American.
Aaron has also put in volunteer hours in the Barberton area with his work on Volunteer clean-up day.
Tschantz plans on majoring in Criminal Justice in College. Aaron carries a 3.0 GPA.
"He is very coachable and a hard worker on the mat and off" Mariola said.
"I've worked hard at the sport, now I want to finish off the right way" Tschantz said.
Aaron way of finishing the right way is a State Title.