Homer's Sam Sorenson Places 5th in State at 220lbs

(Photo from Homer Trojans Instagram).

This past weekend, Homer freshman Sam Sorenson traveled to Albany to wrestle in the Division II State Championship Tournament. He finished in 5th place. This is the farthest a Homer wrestler has gone in the State Tournament since 1974.

Sorenson had a level head going into the Tournament. We met up with him before his departure, as he spoke on how he was training.

Here is a word from Sam:

Here are Sorenson's results from this weekend's State Tournament:

Round 1

Sam Sorenson (Homer) over Dustin Goddeau (Peru)- Fall 3:29


Sam Sorenson (Homer) over Conner Walsh (Olean)- Decision 3-1


Jeff Crooks (Cobleskill-Richmondville) over Sam Sorenson (Homer)- Fall 3:09

Consolation Semi-Finals

James Oosterom (Port Jervis) over Sam Sorenson (Homer)- Major Decision 11-0

5th Place Match

Sam Sorenson (Homer) over Conner Walsh (Olean)- Tie Breaker 3-2