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:
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
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