Athletes of the Week: Kyrene Middle School

A trio of Scorpion wrestlers share honors as Kyrene Athletes of the Week. Evan Altheide, KC Cozzens and Petar Prezgar of the KMC wrestling team are outstanding student athletes and leaders.

“The boys’ consistent hard work and determination are the reasons why they have been so successful this year,” says Coach Pat Hoddy.

The three boys are the captains of the team. They all have a tremendous work ethic and love the sport. The boys are a combined 22 wins and 0 losses. They have pinned 17 of their opponents.  They also excel in the classroom with grades of predominately A’s and a few B’s.Kyrene Middle School is lucky to have Evan, KC and Petar as student athletes.

All three boys want to thank Coach Hoddy and Coach Bajric for their great coaching abilities and for their support. The coaching staff pushes them hard to do their best. Evan, KC and Petar also thank their parents for their support, for always being there and for providing rides to and from practices and wrestling matches.

Kyrene Athletes of the Week are selected by their schools’ coaching staff.